Precinct Finder website now accessible: DICT

MANILA — Voters may now be able to know the polling precincts where they will vote for Monday’s mid-term elections. The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) announced on Friday that the public may access the Precinct Finder through its website to confirm their voter status, as well as the location of their voting precincts, by … Read More

DILG lauds SC ruling on just IRA share of LGUs in nat’l taxes

MANILA — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court’s (SC) final ruling, which declared that local government units (LGUs) are entitled to internal revenue allotment (IRA) based on the collections of all national taxes and not just from national internal revenue taxes. “We are pleased with the decision … Read More

PACC commends Andanar in gov’t anti-corruption drive

MANILA – The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on Wednesday commended Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar for his contributions in the anti-corruption drive of President Rodrigo R. Duterte. In its commendation, the PACC lauded Andanar for “valuable contribution and unfailing assistance to the PACC in the pursuit of its mandate to weed out … Read More

#WalangPasok: Palace declares March 20 ‘special non-working holiday’ in San Fernando City, La Union

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Malacañang announce that March 20 is a special non-working holiday to mark the celebration of its Cityhood Anniversary. “Whereas, on 20 March 2019, Wednesday, the City of San Fernando, Province be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies,” Proclamation No.686 read. Executive Secretary … Read More

US travel firm names Boracay among best beaches in Asia

MANILA— Boracay’s White Beach was named the ninth best beach in Asia in TripAdvisor’s 2019 Travelers’ Choice Award. The recognition came following the island resort’s reopening after it went through a six-month intensive rehabilitation last year. The award named 24 other beaches in Asia’s Bests category with the Radhanagar Beach of Havelock Island in India … Read More