PHILIPPINES DURING KOREAN WAR REVISITED IN VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

As this year marks the 70th Anniversary of the Korean War, stories of Filipino heroism and the friendship between the Philippine and South Korea are revisited through a virtual conference organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, along with South Korea’s Ministry of National Defense and Ministry of Patriots and Veterans, and the continue reading : PHILIPPINES DURING KOREAN WAR REVISITED IN VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

SND LEADS COMMERATION OF 157TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF ANDRES BONIFACIO

A simple celebration of Andres Bonifacio’s 157th Birth Anniversary was held at the Bonifacio National Monument in Caloocan City on November 30, 2020. Department of National Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana, who represented the President as the Guest of Honor, led the flag raising and wreath laying ceremony, together with National Historical Commission of the continue reading : SND LEADS COMMERATION OF 157TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF ANDRES BONIFACIO

TURNING POINT OF KOREAN WAR: “TURN TOWARD BUSAN” COMMEMORATED

Philippine Veterans Affairs Office Administrator USec. Ernesto G. Carolina led the wreath-laying rite during the modest commemoration of the “Turn Toward Busan” held on November 11, 2020 at the Korean War Memorial Pylon, Libingan ng mga Bayani, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. The Philippines joined South Korea and 15 other countries in remembering their comrades and continue reading : TURNING POINT OF KOREAN WAR: “TURN TOWARD BUSAN” COMMEMORATED

PVAO REMAINS ISO CERTIFIED FOR SEVEN YEARS

After successfully passing the third-party surveillance audit on 29 September 2020, the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office retains its ISO 9001:2015 certification for Quality Management System for Pension Management System. The virtual audit conducted by the SOCOTEC Certification Philippines, Inc. confirmed that the agency remains in compliance with the 2015 standard and noted the progress made continue reading : PVAO REMAINS ISO CERTIFIED FOR SEVEN YEARS