Posts Tagged Department of Social Welfare and Development

More than 2,000 volunteers sign up for DSWD Taal Volcano relief efforts

Robie de Guzman   •   January 14, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Social Work and Development (DSWD) on Tuesday said it received an overwhelming response for its call for volunteers for its relief operations for those...

DSWD appeals to public not to give alms to street children, beggars

Aileen Cerrudo   •   November 7, 2019

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has urged the public not to give alms to street beggars including street children, homeless people, and members of Indigenous Peoples (IP)...

DSWD, DILG to clean up 4Ps beneficiary list

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 10, 2019

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will begin their clean up of the list of beneficiaries under the...

Increasing age for statutory rape seen to help curb prostitution – lawmakers

Maris Federez   •   August 30, 2019

Close to five proposed bills had been filed in the Senate that seek to amend the age covered under statutory rape in the Philippines. Under the Anti-Rape Law of 1997,...

Manila DSWD: Over 200 rescued children still haven’t fetched by parents

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 6, 2019

Over 200 rescued children are still waiting to be fetched by their parents according to the Manila Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). These children are among the 365...

Tulfo’s remarks vs DSWD chief a ‘factor’ in security detail pullout—PNP Chief

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 3, 2019

PNP Chief Police General Oscar Albayalde has admitted that broadcaster Erwin Tulfo’s remark against Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Rolando Bautista was a “factor” in the security...

PMAAI calls out Tulfo for remarks vs DSWD Secretary

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 3, 2019

The Philippine Military Academy Alumni Association Incorporated (PMAAI) has called out broadcaster Erwin Tulfo for his remarks against Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Rolando Bautista. According to...

Evacuation advisories not effective — DSWD Usec. Leyco

UNTV News   •   December 26, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — “Ngayon ang mga babala na ibinigay natin na may bagyo at may taglay na maraming tubig malakas may hangin, ito po ay hindi naging masyadong, sa aking...

President Duterte signs P3.7-T budget for 2018, Tax Reform Bill

UNTV News   •   December 20, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the P3.7-trillion proposed national budget and the first package of the tax reform bill or TRAIN Bill. The Department of Education (DepEd)...

Usec. Badoy speaks on her new role at PCOO

UNTV News   •   November 1, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy said President Rodrigo Duterte did not give her any marching order but he cited why he transferred her to a new department. “Very brief:...


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