Monday, June 30, 2014
Sunday, June 29, 2014
According to the NNC, the theme "stresses the importance of preparedness and prevention of hunger and malnutrition to minimize the impact of calamities and disasters. With the approval of the Nutrition Month theme, stakeholders especially local government units through the local nutrition committees are encouraged to plan for activities related to nutrition in emergency preparedness as these committees are also the local nutrition clusters."
The 3-fold objectives of this year's celebration are:
- To promote interventions to address nutritional needs in emergencies and disasters including preparedness, response and recovery.
- To mobilize responders particularly the local nutrition clusters and stakeholders to address gaps in nutrition in emergencies response from national to barangay levels.
- To increase awareness among families and individuals on coping and resiliency strategies to prevent malnutrition and worsening of nutritional status in times of emergencies and disasters.
Reference: http://www.nnc.gov.ph/home/item/1681-nnc-technical-committee-approves-2014-nutrition-month-theme and http://www.nnc.gov.ph/regional-offices/region-iii/item/1695-2014-nutrition-month-theme-approved
Ramadan is a time for reflection, spiritual devotion and renewal. Muslim families around the world come together this month to celebrate their faith and their communities. By fasting, and through acts of charity, Muslims also remember those less fortunate than themselves.
In Australia, this month is an opportunity for us to honour the important contribution our Muslim brothers and sisters make to our nation. Muslim Australians have helped build a more diverse, more productive and more prosperous country for us all.
Australia’s Muslim citizens belong to over 60 ethnic groups, linking Australia to some 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide. These links underpin our trade, and our friendly relations, with Islamic nations.
As Australian Muslims celebrate Ramadan, many will be thinking of relatives suffering displacement, unrest and conflict in the Middle East and elsewhere. My thoughts are with them, and I share their hopes for peace.
Ramadan offers a message of tolerance, compassion and hope - a universal message that everyone can share. Ramadan Mubarak.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Friday, June 27, 2014
Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu.
We join the entire Muslim Ummah in observing the month-long fasting, sacrifice and prayer during the Holy Month of Ramadhan.
Fasting is a true test of sacrifice and self-discipline. It is not only refraining from eating and drinking. Its true essence is to develop our self-control so we can resist wrongful acts and habits. Each time we guard ourselves from earthly desires, we emerge as more sensible and better individuals.
My administration seeks to adhere to what is encouraged and permissible in Islam and equates good governance with halal governance. To us in the working ARMM government, Ramadhan is an opportunity to build the spiritual fortitude to always do what is right and to refrain from wrongful acts, even if they may be allowed by law. Advancing reforms in the ARMM requires innovation and determination and the courage to face those who resist change.
The challenge of carrying out the lessons of selflessness and self-discipline that we will learn this Holy Month even after it now lies within us.
Ramadhan Kareem to one and all.
MUJIV S. HATAMAN
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Friday, June 20, 2014
|(L to R) DOST-ARMM Regl Sec Myra Mangkabung-Alih, DepEd-ARMM Regl Sec Atty Jamar M. Kulayan and|
ARSH Principal Dr. Myrna Buhay-Lidasan sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the STARBOOKs.
|The DOST's STARBOOKs Kiosk Station.|
Aside from Racma Maniri Pimping National High School in Marawi City and the ARMM Regional Science High School in Maguindanao, five (5) more recipient-schools have been identified in Lanao Sur, Basilan, Sulu, Lamitan City and Tawi-Tawi.
For more info about the STARBOOKs installation and acceptance nationwide, please visit their FB account - https://www.facebook.com/StarbooksPH?fref=photo
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Saturday, June 14, 2014
|GSIS, DepEd-ARMM and DBM ink MOA. Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) President and General Manager Robert Vergara (seated, second from L), Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio Abad (seated, third from L), and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Mujiv Hataman (seated, fourth from L ) signed and sealed the agreement to settle the premiums-in-arrears of almost 26,000 Department of Education employees in ARMM. The signing was witnessed by ARMM Secretary Jamar Kulayan (seated, first from left), GSIS Chairman Daniel Lacson, Jr. (seated, second from right) and DBM Asec. Tina Rose Marie Canda (seated, first from right). Joining them are DepEd Undersecretary for Finance and Administration Francisco Varela (standing, fourth from left) and members of the GSIS Board of Trustees (standing from left) Gregorio Yu, Elisea Gozun, Atty. Geraldine Marie Berberabe-Martinez, Roman Felipe Reyes, Mario Aguja, Karina Constantino-David, and Romeo Alip.|
DBM will pay GSIS about P900 million in cash, 30 days after the signing of the supplemental memorandum of agreement (MOA), with the remaining P100 million to be paid over a period of one year.
The MOA supplements the earlier agreement signed in March 2004 by GSIS, DBM, and DepEd-ARMM to settle the unpaid premiums of 15,715 DepEd-ARMM employees.
Further, in March 2012, GSIS embarked on a project with the DepEd-ARMM to update its employees' service records. Changes in employee information, such as position, salary, assignment, and period of service were recorded in the GSIS database. This enabled the System to determine the correct premiums that the education department must remit to the GSIS, which now forms part of the latest supplemental MOA.
"As the computation of retirement benefits and loans is based on the length of service, it is imperative to update and reconcile the records of our DepEd-ARMM members to ensure they will receive the correct level of benefits upon their retirement or when they apply for a loan," GSIS President and General Manager (PGM) Robert G. Vergara said.
With the payment, around 26,000 DepEd-ARMM employees stand to receive higher loanable amounts and retirement benefits.
The MOA signing rites were held at the GSIS Central Office in Pasay City, with PGM Vergara, DBM Secretary Florencio B. Abad, and ARMM Governor Mujiv S. Hataman as principal signatories.
GSIS Board Chairman Daniel L. Lacson Jr., DepEd-ARMM Secretary Atty. Jamar Kulayan and DBM Assistant Secretary Tina Rose Marie Canda served as witnesses.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
"Matuwid na pamamahala tungo sa ARMM sa masagana't mapayapa"
English - "Good governance for a progressive and peaceful ARMM."
Sinama - "Hap pamarinta tudju ARMM na sambu maka salamat"
Bahasa Sug - "Dan mabuntul tudju pa ARMM masambu iban mahatul"
Meranaw - "Mathitu a kandatu sa ARMM ko katagompiya go kalilintad"