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President Duterte inaugurates DSWD’s Malasakit Building

PRRD inaugurates DSWD’s Malasakit Building   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — President Rodrigo R. Duterte inaugurated the new office building of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) named the “Malasakit Building” at the central office in Batasan Hills, Quezon City during the agency’s 69th founding anniversary culminating activity on Wednesday. “Today is the … Continue reading

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Taal Volcano Eruption: 10K families stay in Calabarzon evacuation camps

10K families stay in Calabarzon evacuation camps By Christine Cudis  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reported there are now 10,000 families or 43,681 persons taking temporary shelter in 217 evacuation camps in the Calabarzon Region. Of this number, some 7,929 families are staying in 171 evacuation centers in Batangas; … Continue reading

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Palace on Tulfo-Bautista tiff: Everyone deserves respect

Palace on Tulfo-Bautista tiff: Everyone deserves respect By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Respect should be given to everyone and it should also be earned. This was the remark made by Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo following a tiff between broadcaster Erwin Tulfo and Social Welfare Secretary Rolando Bautista after the former berated the … Continue reading

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DSWD bats for heightened awareness on legal adoption among Pinoys

DSWD bats for heightened awareness on legal adoption among Pinoys By Ma. Teresa Montemayor  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) cited the importance of educating Filipinos about legal adoption, its importance and its processes, as it opened the observance of Adoption Consciousness Week from February 9 to 17. … Continue reading