News in Brief
P/$ rate at P54.16 to $1
The peso rate closed at P54.16 to the US dollar last Friday at the Philippine Dealing System of the Bankers Association of the Philippines. The weighted average rate stands at P54.332.
Civil registrars prodded on ID
The cooperation of the countrys civil registrars is crucial to the successful implementation of a unified, multipurpose ID system, as mandated under Executive Order (EO) 420 issued on April 13, 2005. "Civil registration agents have now realized the supreme value of civil registration work, that of promoting the right of every Filipino to a name and nationality," said Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Romulo L. Neri. Speaking before participants to the 8th National Convention of the Philippine Association of Civil …
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