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Government Needs More Competent Contractors

The Department of Public Works and Highways is in need of more qualified and well equipped contractors to carry out the proposed P357 Billion worth of projects in the 2016 national spending plan for public infrastructure development.

DPWH allocation for infrastructure for 2016 has increased by 30% or P84 Billion from the P273.9 Billion budget in 2015 as part of the government’s determined efforts to further boost the infrastructure investment.

DPWH "Boodle Fight"

Secretary Rogelio L. Singson led a “boodle fight” lunch with his men and women from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) National Capital Region involved in the recent successful holding of the 27th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Summit 2015 in Manila.

DPWH Welcomes Third Batch of Cadet Engineers

Forty-four (44) young civil engineers, 29 male and 15 female, were chosen as the members of the third batch of Cadet Engineering Program (CEP) of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in partnership with First Pacific Leadership Academy (FPLA). No less than officials of the DPWH led by Secretary Rogelio L. Singson welcomed the new batch of cadets who will undergo a 6-month intensive training program before they join the DPWH workforce. With the cadet engineers are FPLA General Manager and CEO Rey Agustin K. Evalle, DPWH Undersecretaries Raul C. Asis, Romeo S.

DPWH Regional Director

Director Nerie D. Bueno of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region II formally took her oath of office as full-pledged Regional Director before DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson. Her oath-taking was witnessed by her husband, Mr. Rey Bueno.

DPWH "Boodle Fight"

Secretary Rogelio L. Singson led a “boodle fight” lunch with his men and women from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) National Capital Region involved in the recent successful holding of the 27th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Summit 2015 in Manila.

DPWH Regional Director

Director Nerie D. Bueno of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region II formally took her oath of office as full-pledged Regional Director before DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson. Her oath-taking was witnessed by her husband, Mr. Rey Bueno.

Special Awards

A special award of distinction from the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) – Philippine Information Agency (PIA) 6 was given to Regional Information Officer Vivian C. Tan of the Department of Public Works and Highways – Regional Office 6 for her consistent initiatives in making the programs and services of DPWH accessible to clients and her establishing of dynamic working relationship with partners and the media during a ceremony held November 27, 2015 at Roxas City, Capiz. The award was given to Ms. Tan by PCOO Undersecretary and PIA Director General Jose Mari M.

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