Category Archives: Government

Civil Service Month

  September is Civil Service Month by virtue of Proclamation No. 1050 signed on July 31, 1997, by then-President Fidel V. Ramos. This year’s theme, “Upholding integrity and building a high trust society” The Civil Service Commission, as the central personnel agency of the government, shall establish a career service and adopt measures to promote morale, efficiency, integrity,… Read More »

Valenzuela City Emergency Hotlines

  Valenzuela City Government Hotline 352-1000 Valenzuela City Emergency Hospital 352-6000 Valenzuela City Police Station 352-4000 local 4101 Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) 292-3519 City Social Welfare & Development Office (CSWDO) 352-1000 local 1103/1105/1129 352-2000 Philippine Red Cross Valenzuela City Chapter 432-0273 Alert Center Valenzuela City Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Office (VCDRRMO) Valenzuela City Command & Coordinating… Read More »

On this day, August 27

  On this day, August 27, in 1975, Presidential Decree No. 783 was signed, authorizing then Central Bank of the Philippines to operate a Security Printing Plant (SPP) for the printing of Philippine Peso banknotes and other security printing work for the Government of the Philippines. Following representations made by DFA officials, the SPP began printing Philippine passports… Read More »

On this day, August 24

  On this day, August 24, 2019, we celebrate 19 years of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Togo. The country is under the jurisdiction of the Philippine Embassy in Abuja. The Philippines established diplomatic relations with Togo in 2000.

On this day, August 23

  On this day, August 23, in 1896, the Katipuneros tore their cedulas as a symbol of protest. On this day in 2010, the Manila bus hostage crisis occurred when Rolando Mendoza, a disgruntled former Philippine National Police officer, hijacked a tourist bus carrying 24 people, including 20 tourists from Hong Kong, in Rizal Park, Manila. During negotiations,… Read More »