Senator Ping Lacson wants the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) abolished and replaced with a new national government agency for all disasters in order to hasten implementation of rehabilitation projects.
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Former Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon can perform his duties as deputy administrator of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) despite being detained at the Pasay City Jail, Malacañang said Tuesday (January 30).
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Former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Nicanor Faeldon was sent to the Pasay City jail shortly before noontime Tuesday after Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III signed his commitment order for his transfer to the said facility.
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Sen. JV Ejercito on Thursday urged the Chief Executive to consider the background of his appointees because “public service is a public trust.”
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Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has welcomed the appointment of former Bureau of Customs (BOC) commissioner Nicanor Faeldon as deputy administrator of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD), saying the former Marine official is "honest" and…
Saying that public service is a public trust, Sen. JV Ejercito hopes that appointees to public offices does not have any "derogatory record."
Malacañang on Thursday (December 28) stood by the appointment of former Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon to the Office of Civil Defense amid criticism from politikos that he is undeserving of the post of Deputy Administrator III.
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Senator Win Gatchalian on Wednesday said he would defer to the decision of President Duterte to appoint anew former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon in the government.
The latest appointment given to former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon proves that he is a sacred cow under the Duterte administration, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Wednesday said.
Ex-Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon may have to discharge his new powers as deputy administrator of the Office of Civil Defense from his detention facility at the Senate, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has assured that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will continue to assist the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in case it is transformed into a department mandated to handle disaster situations.
The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) is on standby for any untoward incident that may arise in case North Korea makes good on its threat to launch a nuclear attack against Guam.
The government is strongly committed to rebuilding Marawi City and making it more vibrant and progressive than before.
State auditors scored the Office of Civil Defense for its failure to submit the consolidated report on the status of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (DRRMF).
To ensure people are prepared for the so-called "Big One," the Office of Civil Defense reminded the public to take part in the nationwide quake drill on March 31.
A militant politiko blamed the Aquino administration for keeping P923 million in disaster funds idle in banks since super typhoon Yolanda brought destruction in 2013. In a statement on Nov.6, 2015, Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares also…
As the 2016 elections draw closer, defense contractors are reportedly being asked to pay P15 million in "administrative fees" to take part in biddings for contracts in the Armed Forces of the Philippines' modernization program. The…