Ex-Bulacan solon, 5 others rapped over P3-M PDAF scam

MANILA — The Office of the Ombudsman has found probable cause to charge former Bulacan (1st District) Rep. Ma. Victoria Sy-Alvarado before the Sandiganbayan for her alleged involvement in the Priority…

DSWD needs to explain P1-B feeding program budget cut

MANILA — A senator on Friday advised the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to be ready to explain why the agency’s proposed 2018 budget for its feeding program was…

DSWD on blue alert status for ‘Gorio’

MANILA — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Thursday was placed on “blue alert” level as it monitors tropical storm “Gorio” which is now dumping moderate to…

Only 15 barangays in Surigao have yet to receive aid, says DSWD chief

MANILA — The Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) office in the Caraga region has reported that only 15 out of 54 barangays in Surigao City have not been…

Over 3,000 relief packs arrive in Ilocos Norte from DSWD

LAOAG CITY — Relief goods coming from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) National Office arrived at the Ilocos Norte Provincial Capitol Thursday afternoon, containing 3,300 boxes of…

DSWD prepares response measures for ‘Karen’

MANILA — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Friday it has already issued a memorandum to its Field Offices along the forecast path of tropical storm…

DSWD report: 2,797 Aurora households have no toilets

BALER, Aurora — Some 2,797 households in this province do not have toilet facilities as they run the risk of getting exposed to viruses, bacteria and other micro-organisms due to…