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Secretary Cayetano shakes hands with PPC President Mike Barredo in the presence of (L-R) PPC Marketing Director Debbie Tolentino, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Commissioner Arnold Agustin and PPC Vice President Tom Carrasco Jr. This is the second time that the Philippines is hosting the biennial event after its 3rd edition in 2005.

All systems go for the 10th ASEAN Para Games in Manila on January 2019

Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, Chairman of the 10th ASEAN Para Games, starts preparations for the 10th ASEAN Para Games in Manila with the Philippine Paralympic Committee (PPC) and the support of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC).

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OFW cluster in Duterte cabinet eyed

Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Friday said the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has recommeded the addition of an Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) cluster in the Cabinet to further improve service for Filipino migrants and their families.

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India High Commission made demarche to Australian govt. about ‘offensive’ lamb ad

The High Commission of India in Australia (Canberra) “have made a demarche to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Communication and Arts and Department of Agriculture bringing to their notice an offensive advertisement by Meat and Livestock Australia that hurt the religious sentiments of the Indian community”, according to its release.

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Reps push for creation of independent Health Promotion Commission

The Technical Working Group of the Committee of Health of the House of Representatives agreed last Tuesday, February 22, that there should be a Health Promotion Commission independent from the Department of Health. The recommendation was arrived at during the meeting to discuss House bill nos. 918 and 3657, the bills on health promotion authored by Hon. Harry Roque and Hon. Angelina Tan, respectively. The legislators sought inputs from resource persons in refining the said bills with a view to consolidating the two into one draft bill.