Category Archives: Government

First Election, Philippine Commonwealth

  On September 17, 1935, the first national elections in the Philippines were held. President Manuel L. Quezon ushered in the dawn of the Commonwealth era after beating Gregorio Aglipay and revolutionary President Emilio Aguinaldo. This began the 10-year transitional period in preparation for the country’s independence from the United States of America.

National Bible Day | RA 11163

  The last Monday of January of every year has been declared as a special working holiday in observance of the National Bible Day to emphasize the policy of the state that the government shall aid and encourage the development of the moral character and spiritual  foundation of the people.

Advisory to Filipinos Traveling To Hong Kong

Advisory to Filipinos Traveling To Hong Kong The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reminds Filipinos traveling to Hong kong or transiting through Hong Kong to make sure they are not carrying restricted items in their luggage. This reminder is being issued after the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong reported  the arrest and detention of a transiting Filipino… Read More »

Riders Against Criminal Elements (RACE) Launched

The Davao del Sur Provincial Police Office has launched its crime prevention strategy dubbed as “Riders Against Criminal Elements” (RACE) in Padada town where 100 civilian motor riders were tapped as “crime spotters.”(PIA Davao) The Mission of Crime Stoppers is to make our community safe and to promote community participation in the apprehension of criminals and to encourage citizen-based responses … Read More »