US to grant over P300-M intel support to Philippines - SUNSTAR

US to grant over P300-M intel support to Philippines Sun.Star THE United States (US) has pledged to give more than P300-million aid to boost the Philippines's intelligence capability, Malacaang s.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsFeb 11th, 2019

US providing the Philippines P300 million for intel operations -

US providing the Philippines P300 million for intel operations Philippine Star The United States has vowed to provide the Philippines about P300 million in funds to help boost its intelligence operat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

US, Japan commit support for PHL’s fight vs terrorism

THE UNITED STATES has committed over P300 million in “intelligence support” to the Philippines, Malacañang announced on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2019

U.S. partners with PHL to improve broadband access

THE U.S. Embassy in the Philippines awarded a Php 23.8 million grant to the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) to support implementation of the Philippines National Broadband Network Project. U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim and DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo M. Rio, Jr. signed the grant during a ceremony at DICT headquarters […] The post U.S. partners with PHL to improve broadband access appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

After witnessing Fiba records, Sisters of Mary Boystown also get financial boost

MANILA, Philippines---A charity organization in Cebu received a massive boost in support from Chooks-to-Go and Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas. The Sister of Mary School Boystown and Girlstown received a monthly P100,000 grant from Chooks-to-Go while also getting to experience three Fiba records during the Chooks-SBP 3X3 Basketball Festival. SBP and Chooks made such an impact to the school that the officials decided to be host future 3x3 tournaments. "If it is really for the benefit of our students, why not?" said Girlstown's Sister Eva Aringo, SM. "Our students are happy, and if our students learn many things from these kinds of events, why not continue? Our desire is to always...Keep on reading: After witnessing Fiba records, Sisters of Mary Boystown also get financial boost.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Duterte ‘may be persuaded’ to extend martial law in Mindanao — Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte "may be persuaded" to grant the recommendation of the military and the police to extend martial law in Mindanao, Malacaang said Monday, less than a month before it expires. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the President would have to "evaluate whatever recommendations that the AFP and the PNP will give him." Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez on Monday said the military wanted another one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. Philippine National Police Chief Director Gen. Oscar Albayalde also said that the police wanted the extension of martial rule in the South. "[G]iven the support of mart...Keep on reading: Duterte ‘may be persuaded’ to extend martial law in Mindanao — Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

New Zealand offers support to develop Philippine Rugby

New Zealand gave Philippine rugby a huge boost after sending in club team Mangatainoka Barbarians to help reinforce their support for the sport's growth in the country.  An exhibition match was played between the Mangatainoka Barbarians and their Filipino counterparts at the International School Manila in Taguig.  Aside from treating fans to some quality rugby, New Zealand Ambassador David Strachan passed over a check for P800,000 to the Philippine Rugby Football Union (PRFU).  The financial aid was in support of the PRFU project “Rugby for All”, which aims to offer equal opportunities to youth and increase participation in sport.  The grant will help provide rugby training, clinics and festivals in Negros Occidental and will be implemented in 60 schools and provide equal opportunity for boys and girls to participate in organized sport. An added highlight to the evening was a haka performed by the visiting team.  It was the first time for many fans to witness the ancient Māori war dance traditionally performed by New Zealand teams in tournaments around the world. “Whenever someone thinks of New Zealand, rugby and the All Blacks come to mind. We are delighted to share this passion with young Filipinos with the help of the Philippine Rugby Football Union. It is an honour for New Zealand to support the development of rugby in the Philippines,” said Ambassador Strachan. ‘Rugby —A Sport for All’ is PRFU’s contribution to the Asia 1 Million Project initiative of Asia Rugby, to kick start the growth of the sport across the region. The Mangatainoka Barbarians will be hosting various clinics for the public, children, local club teams and opportunities to meet the players and participate in event around the Philippines. The team will head to Clark, Pampanga on 8 August for a Rugby Open Day. From there, they will fly to Puerto Princesa, Palawan to participate in the third Annual Palawan Rugby Festival. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

DOT-6 reaffirms support to Cinekasimanwa

THE Department of Tourism (DOT) in Region 6 in partnership with Western Visayas Filmmakers Network launched the 6th Cinekasimanwa; Western Visayas Film Festival and 3rd edition of the Western Visayas Film Grant on July 6, 2018 at the University of the Philippines Visayas Cinematheque. New rules, regulations/mechanics, entry forms, submission requirements of the Western Visayas […] The post DOT-6 reaffirms support to Cinekasimanwa appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Japan Formalizes 2-Billion Yen Grant for Marawi Rehab

Manila and Tokyo signed Tuesday (May 15, 2018) an agreement that would provide the Philippine government with a 2-billion yen grant from Japan to support ongoing efforts for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the devastated city of Marawi in Mindanao. The agreement was signed by Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III on behalf of the Philippines, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Japan grants P960M to rebuild roads in Marawi

The governments of the Philippines and Japansigned on Tuesdaya 2-billion yen (about P960-million) grant-agreement to rebuild roads in war-torn Marawi City. On behalf of the Philippine government, Department of Finance (DOF) Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III signed the official development assistance (ODA) grant while Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) chief representative Yoshio Wada represented Japan. The signing was also witnessed by Japan Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda and other Philippine officials. In a speech, Dominguez said the grant from Japan "will be used as budgetary support to finance projects and activities under the Bangon Marawi Comprehensive Re...Keep on reading: Japan grants P960M to rebuild roads in Marawi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Palace sees better EU-PH ties after drug rehabilitation support

MALACANANG on Tuesday said it expected the relationship between the European Union (EU) and the Philippines to improve following the bloc’s decision to support President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. In an interview with CNN Philippines, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said the EU’s grant would help Duterte fulfill his pledge to curb the drug menace under his [...] The post Palace sees better EU-PH ties after drug rehabilitation support appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMar 6th, 2018

Despite rights issues, US to share assets, intel with PH to combat IS

The United States has reiterated its commitment and support for the Philippines in defeating the Islamic State (IS), an international terror group also referred to the Islamic State Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and its sympathizers in the country. A senior official of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said the US would provide the Philippines assets it would request despite global concern on the human rights situation and rule of law in the country. In fighting IS, David J. Glawe, DHS undersecretary for intelligence and analysis, said the Philippines would receive multi-faceted support and partnership from the US government. "You can expect a hundred percent of the asset...Keep on reading: Despite rights issues, US to share assets, intel with PH to combat IS.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2018

Palace welcomes US$2-M aid for drug war

MALACAÑANG on Thursday, November 16, welcomed the commitment of the United States (US) to grant $2 million in support of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on illegal drugs. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the US pledge signified American President Donald Trump’s staunch support for the Philippines’ way of handling the drug menace. “I’m sure, although it… link: Palace welcomes US$2-M aid for drug war.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2017

Women’s rugby gets Aussies’ P1M grant

MANILA, Philippines -  The Australian government has extended a P1-million grant to the Philippines to support a program that encourages young Filipino women.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 10th, 2017

Labor groups support pay hike, national minimum wage

MANILA, Philippines - A coalition of 47 labor groups yesterday gave its full backing for the government’s move to grant an across-the-board pay hike and set.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2016

Duterte asks Congress for P2.5-B intel funds

MANILA, Philippines - Saying he has many battles ahead, President Duterte is asking Congress to grant him about P2.5 billion in intelligence funds, or five t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 25th, 2016

Philippines, Italy extend debt swap program for two years

THE GOVERNMENT secured a fresh two-year extension for a debt swap program with Italy which is expected to support seven projects funded through the platform, the Department of Finance (DoF) said in a press statement on Monday......»»

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Grace Poe woos FPJ’s fans in Senate reelection bid

MANILA, Philippines --- Reelectionist Sen. Grace Poe on Monday said she was banking on the support of the fans and believers of her father, the late Fernando Poe Jr. (FPJ).   In an ambush interview, Poe explained that she chose to campaign at the Obrero Public Market on Blumentritt Road in Manila because it was where the renowned Filipino actor shot his 1992 film "Dito sa Pitong Gatang."   "Unang-una, dito kasi nag-shooting ang tatay ko noon. So parang kahit na hindi ko sila kilala nang personal, parang kilala ko na rin sila. Parang nagpapahiwatig lang din ako na, kasi umpisa ito ng kampanya, so binabalikan ko lang 'yung mga 'yun dahil 'yun naman ang core suppor...Keep on reading: Grace Poe woos FPJ’s fans in Senate reelection bid.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News13 hr. 15 min. ago

Celebrating 10 years of thrills with Resorts World Manila - SUNSTAR

Celebrating 10 years of thrills with Resorts World Manila Sun.Star RESORTS World Manila (RWM) is celebrating its 10th year as the Philippines' first integrated entertainment and tourism destinati.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: Legal reforms in the age of Duterte

MANILA, Philippines – 70% of Filipinos still support the war on drugs because they feel that justice before the court is a useless remedy. People are disenchanted with the speed of the justice system. How do we fix the country's drug problem and the glacial pace of the judicial system? In ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Duterte vows support for Manny Villar if he seeks presidency anew

MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to support former Senate President Manny Villar should he choose to run again for president.   Duterte announced this Thursday during the initial campaign rally of the ruling party PDP-Laban in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan.   Duterte, who was a congressman when Villar was the House Speaker, said Villar and wife Cynthia convinced him to run for the presidency in 2016.   "Nung talagang ano na --- ang kampanya papalapit na. Si ma'am (Cynthia Villar) pati si speaker tinawag nila ako, isang hotel na suite, malaki, may sala. Usap kami. Sabi niya, sabi ni speaker pati ni ma'am, 'Rody, tumakbo ka. Baka ...Keep on reading: Duterte vows support for Manny Villar if he seeks presidency anew.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019