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Asec Pipo Visits CAR for Kennon Road Aftermath


When most residents of Metro Manila were on vacation elsewhere due to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Conference, Assistant Secretary Eugenio Pipo was on field inspecting damages caused by typhoons that recently hit the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). He inspected Kennon Road where numerous slides occurred during the onset of several typhoons and the Habagat.

DPWH Paints for Habitat for Humanity


Officials and employees of Department of Public Works and Highways took the paint brushes and rollers to add colour to houses at Navotas Relocation Site, Barangay Tanza, Navotas City for its Juan Brigade Outreach Program.

Secretary Rogelio L. Singson together with some 300 other DPWH volunteers painted a total of fifty five (55) housing units as part of the agency’s community engagement and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.

DPWH Paints for Community in Navotas


Armed with paint rollers and brushes, volunteers from the Department of Public Works and Highways led by Secretary Rogelio L. Singson add colour to homes at Navotas Relocation Site in Sampaguita Dulo, Barangay Tanza, Navotas City. Aside from the house painting activity in collaboration with the Habitat for Humanity Philippines’ Volunteer Program, DPWH shared the spirit of Christmas by turning over to Habitat for Humanity Philippines cash donations and schooling materials to the community.

Building A Legacy for the Comvaleño Youth


The quality of education is not only measured by the varying teaching methods and techniques, it can also be seen in the quality of learning facilities provided for students. Having a conducive learning environment is essential in the learning process. This is where the role of the DPWH in ensuring the quality of infrastructure facilities becomes very relevant.

Through the years, building quality classrooms and school buildings has been a priority for the Department and this has also been one focus of DPWH-Compostela Valley District Engineering Office for the year 2015.

DdN DEO Completes Ising bridge Widening


Traffic decongestion is one of the priority projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways as traffic has become a perennial problem of the country; prominently affects the economic stability of the nation.

To eliminate the problem, the agency has implemented various projects to address the issue, and the widening of roads and bridges are among them.

DPWH MOSED Gears Toward iSO 9001:2008 Certification


MOSED is now geared towards the enhancement of quality infrastructure facilities and services responsive to the needs of the Filipino people. Last December 1, 2015 a grand launching of the ISO Certification journey was held at Misamis Oriental 2nd grounds. Part of the program was the unveiling of the new logo as the symbol of the journey and oath taking for deeper and more sincere commitment in every preparation.

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.