New devolution EO seen to improve efficiency in delivery of services

MANILA – The transfer of some of the functions of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to local governments is expected to result in the more efficient delivery of services. Executive Order (EO) 138, or the Full Devolution of Certain Functions of the Executive Branch to Local Governments, transfers some of the functions,… Continue reading New devolution EO seen to improve efficiency in delivery of services

DOT aims for tourism recovery in South Luzon

MANILA—Albay is among the provinces in the inter-regional tourism circuit now in the works as the Department of Tourism aims to revive the battered travel and tourism industry in Southern Luzon. On Friday, May 21, the DOT announced that the Center of FUN Tourism Circuit would focus on farm, food, and faith tourism products. Apart… Continue reading DOT aims for tourism recovery in South Luzon

Brig. Gen. Estomo to head Bicol PNP

MANILA–Brig. Gen. Jonnel Estomo will be the new head the Police Regional Office (PRO)-5 (Bicol), an order released on Thursday, PNP chief, Gen. Debold Sinas reads. Estomo replaces Brig. Gen. Bartolome Bustamante, who was reassigned as chief of the Directorate for Human Resource Doctrine and Development (DHRDD). He was previously assigned as director of the… Continue reading Brig. Gen. Estomo to head Bicol PNP