Ang Caviteno Newsweekly January 29-February 04, 2018 Issue

BUHAY-BULKAN... p.5 12 years of healthy lifestyle advocacy with D.A.H.L.I.A celebrated ... p 2 DOST’s HVL to ensure halal food integrity for belief, food safety and economy Free rabies vaccination for domestic pets made available.. p 3 p.5 VOLUME XXXIV No. 29 Enero 29-Pebrero 04, 2018 P6.00 Kapirasong Kritika...p 4 PRRD appoints Medialdea as OIC during India trip PASAY CITY -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has designated Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea as officer-in- charge of the Executive branch of government during his visit to India on 24-27 January 2018. “The Executive Secretary shall act as OIC to take care of the day-to-day operations in the Office of the President and to oversee the general administration of the Executive Department, and he shall, if necessary, act for and on behalf of the President, except on matters that the President is required by the Constitution to act in person, during the time that the President is outside the Republic of the Philippines from 24 January 2018 to 27 January 2018,” his Special Order No. 64 reads. President Duterte is set to visit India, his first foreign trip of the year, to attend India’s Republic Day and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations - India Commemorative Summit with other regional leaders. The President is also set to join Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a bilateral meeting and will witness the ceremonial exchange of the continue to page 3 DBP to install more ATMs 2016 and now, 637 as of the end nationwide President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers pre-departure speech at NAIA, appeals to Kuwait and other Middle East countries hiring overseas Filipino workers to treat them with respect. (Photo courtesy of RTVM) DOH Awareness campaign to better equip parents DOH reiterated that it with right information is safe to avail of the common TRECE MARTIRES, CAVITE -- The Bacoor City Health Office recently shared the Department of Health’s (DOH) reminders regarding proper information about the importance of immunization vaccines and symptoms of the dreaded disease – Dengue. With prevailing issues about dengue remaining of topmost concern for every parent, DOH released public information reminders to better arm the parents with the correct knowledge and information to be able to safeguard their children’s health. immunization vaccines that have been successfully used like the Oral Polio vaccine and the Tetanus Diphtheria Toxoid vaccine. The parents were also reminded of the common safeguard practices to prevent continue to page 2 MANILA -- The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is set to install more automated teller machines (ATMs) in key areas nationwide in support of the government’s thrust of promoting financial inclusivity in underserved communities across the country. DBP president and chief executive officer Cecilia C. Borromeo said the bank now has 637 ATMs in different parts of the country, with a growing number located in unbanked and underserved areas. “We’ve steadily expanded our ATM network. From 428 ATMs in 2015, we expanded our network to 535 in of 2017,” Borromeo said. Borromeo added that they intend to install more ATMs and establish branches especially in the countryside, to serve more under-banked and unbanked Filipinos. DBP recently installed two ATMs in Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur, a fifth-class city. Bayugan is also the only city in the province and has close to 100,000 residents based on the latest data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Likewise, DBP opened an ATM at the municipal building of Marcos town in Ilocos Norte. A fourth-class municipality, Marcos has a population of more than 17,000 as of 2015 data from PSA. Strategic partnership between municipality of Kawit and Improvement Program; Meralco forged Facilities Participation in and Promotion of In its persistence to motivate and produce active and healthy employees, the provincial government of Cavite, thru the OPG-Extension and the Provincial Health Office conducted free medical services to the members of different councils in the province during the celebration of the Multi-Sectoral Assembly held at the Provincial Gymnasium in Trece Martires City on January 23, 2017. Members of numerous councils in the provincial government received free medical consultation and check-ups rendered by the doctors from Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Memorial Hospital. The employees expressed their gratitude to the governor for giving priority healthcare services to government workforces which inspired and motivated them to work diligently in their respective organizations. Trece Martires, Cavite -- The municipality of Kawit and Meralco recently forged an agreement for a strategic partnership that would definitely benefit the townsfolks of Kawit with steady and reliable supply of electricity and expansion of the town’s development efforts. Parties to the agreement were Kawit Mayor Angelo Emilio G. Aguinaldo and MERALCO Vice President and Head of Home and Micro Business in South Business Area, Mr. Ferdinand O. Geluz. The memorandum covers mutual cooperation in the municipality’s projects such as the Community Electrification Program; Disaster Awareness and Risk Reduction Program; Educational Various Environmental Activities; Participation in the Annual Planning and Budget Preparation; Participation in Strategic Planning and other projects or programs as may be mutually agreed by the signatories. As with the Kawit government’s part in the agreement, the local government partner will help to expedite the issuance of permits subject to complete requirements required by law, timely settlement of electric bills and support Meralco in its information dissemination drive, especially on power interruption advisories in all available platforms. A Customer Information Board will be provided by the municipality to ЁЁѡ)ѥՔѼ