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July 27, 2009

Evergreen Song in Sign Language

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Filipino Sign Language Font

The first and only Filipino Sign Language Font is now available for FREE and is ready for download. Called MCCID FSL FONT, this type belongs the the Dingbat fonts. A dingbat is a term used in the computer industry to describe fonts that have symbols and shapes in the positions designated for alphabetical or numeric characters.

MCCID FSL Font Sample Letters and Numbers

This FSL Font is exclusively owned and designed by MCCID College of Technology. It has all the equivalent alphabets and numeric characters that are used in finger spelling and hand sign. The hands used are similar to those with white gloves so special markings like fingernails and hand lines don’t appear. The characters are comic like to make the letters more clear and easier to copy.

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July 27, 2009

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Links to Other Government Agencies

July 27, 2009

Executive Branch

The Official Website of the Republic of the Philippines

Office of the President Offical Website

Department of Social Welfare and Development Official Website

Council for the Welfare of Children Official Website

Inter-Country Adoption Board Official Website

Department of Health Official Website

Department of Budget and Management Official Website

Department of Finance Official Website

Department of Education Official Website

Department of Labor and Employment Official Website

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority Official Website

Department of National Defense Official Website

Department of Agriculture Official Website

Department of Agrarian Reform Official Website

Department of Environment and Natural Resources Official Website

National Economic and Development Authority Official Website

Department of Foreign Affairs Official Website

Department of Interior and Local Government Official Website

Department of Science and Technology Official Website

National Economic and Development Authority Official Website

Department of Tourism Official Website

Department of Public Works and Highways Official Website

Department of Justice Official Website

Office of the Press Secretary Official Website

Department of Transportation and Communication Official Website

Legislative Branch

Senate of the Philippines Official Website

House of Representatives Official Website

Judicial Branch

Supreme Court Official Website

Sandigang Bayan Official Website

Constitutional Offices

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Official Website

Commission on Audit Official Website

Civil Service Commission Official Website

Commission on Election Official Website

Office of the Ombudsman Official Website

Government Financial Institutions

Al-Amanah Islamic Investment Bank Of The Philippines Official Website

Bases Conversion Development Authority Official Website

Development Bank of the Philippines Official Website

Government Service Insurance System Official Website

Land Bank of the Philippines Official Website

Social Security System Official Website

Government Owned and Controlled Corporations

Bases Conversion and Development Authority Official Website

Cebu Ports Authority Official Website

Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions Official Website

Clark Development Corporation Official Website

Cultural Center of the Philippines Official Website

Development Academy of the Philippines Official Website

Duty Free Philippines Official Website

Home Development Mutual Fund (Pagibig Fund) Official Website

Home Guaranty Corporation Official Website

Laguna Lake Development Authority Official Website

Light Rail Transit Authority Official Website

Local Water Utilities Administration Official Website

Mactan-Cebu International Airport Auhtority Official Website

Metropolitan Waterworks & Sewerage System Official Website

National Broadcasting Network Official Website

Metropolitan Waterworks & Sewerage System Official Website

National Dairy Authority Official Website

National Electrification Administration Official Website

National Food Authority Official Website

National Housing Authority Official Website

National Power Corporation Official Website

National Statistic Office Official Website

Natural Resources Development Corporation Official Website

Occupational Safety and Health Center Official Website

Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Official Website

Philippine Aerospace Development Corporation Official Website

Philippine Center for Economic Development Official Website

Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office Official Website

Philippine Coconut Auhtority Official Website

Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office Official Website

Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation Official Website

Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation Official Website

Philippine Economic Zone Authority Official Website

Philippine Export-Import Credit Agency (Trade and Investment Development Corporation of the Philippines) Official Website

Philippine Health Insurance Corporation Official Website

Philippine Heart Center Official Website

Philippine Institute for Development Studies Official Website

Philippine National Oil Company Official Website

Philippine National Railways Official Website

Philippine Postal Corporation Official Website

Philippine Retirement Authority Official Website

Philippine Rice Research Institute Official Website

Power Sector Assets & Liabilities Management (PSALM) Corporation Official Website

Public Reclamation Authority Official Website

Quedan and Rural Credit Guarantee Corporation Official Website

Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Official Website

Sugar Regulatory Administration Official Website

Technology and Livelihood Resource Center Official Website

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List of Provinces and Cities Issuing PWD IDs

July 27, 2009

Here is the list of Cities and Municipalities which are issuing the new Persons With Disabilities (PWD) Identification Cards as of August 14, 2009.

CORDILLERA AUTONOMOUS REGION (CAR)

  • Benguet – Kibugan, Mankayan, Bakum, Sablan, Itogon, Tublay, Atok, La Trinidad, Tabuk

AUTONOMOUS REGION OF MUSLIM MINDANAO (ARMM)

  • Lanao Del Norte

NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION (NCR)

  • Las Pinas City, Manila, Quezon City, Muntinlupa City, Makati City, Taguig City, Malabon City, Marikina City, Valenzuela City, Pasay City, San Juan City, Paranaque City, Kalookan City

REGION I

  • Ilocos Norte – Laoag City
  • Ilocos Sur – Vigan City, Candon City
  • La Union – San Fernando City, Agoo, Aringay
  • Pangasinan – Rosales, Urdaneta City, Dagupan City, Asingan

REGION II

  • Isabela – Santiago City, Cauayan City, San Agustin, Ilagan, Reina Mercedes, Burgos, San Mateo, Maconacon
  • Cagayan – Enrile, Baggao, Claveria, Lasam, Sto. Nino
  • Nueva Vizcaya – Kasibu, Aritao
  • Quirino – Cabarroguis, Diffun, Aglipay, Saguday, Madella, Nagtipunan

REGION III

  • Zambales – Olongapo City
  • Nueva Ecija – Palayan City, Cabanatuan City, San Jose City, Jaen, Cuyapo, Talavera, Penaranda, Zaragosa
  • Tarlac – Tarlac City, Sta. Ignacia, Gerona
  • Bulacan – San Jose Del Monte, Mlolos City, Hagonoy, Obando, Paombong, San Rafael
  • Pampanga – San Fernando City
  • Bataan – Abucay, Orani

REGION IV-A

  • Batangas – Tanauan City, Lipa City, Batangas City, Lemery, Nasubgu, Calaca, Cuenca, Malvar, Laurel, San Luis, Ibaan
  • Cavite – Tagaytay City, Trece Martirez City, Cavite City, Bacoor, Alfonso, Tanza, General Mariano Alvarez, Carmona, Rosario
  • Rizal – Angono, Cardona, Cainta, Binangonan, Taytay, Antipolo City
  • Laguna – Sta. Rosa City, San Pablo City, Calamba City, Binan, San Pedro, Cabuyao, Victoria
  • Quezon Province – Tayabas City, Lucena City, Calauag, Gumaca, Tiaong, Sariaya, Candelaria, Dolores

REGION IV-B

  • Oriental Mindoro – Pola, Mansalay, Pinamalayan, Socorro, Victoria
  • Occidental Mindoro – Magsaysay, Abra De Ilog, San Jose
  • Palawan – Narra, Aborlan, El Nido

REGION V

  • Camarines Sur – Iriga City
  • Albay – Ligao City, Pili, Tigaon, Sagnay, Tinambac

REGION VI

  • Iloilo – Iloilo City, New Lucena, concepcion, Ajuy, Legames, Estancia, Oton, Zarrage, Miag-ao, San Miguel
  • Antique – Sibalom, Patnongon, San Remigio, Sebaste, San Jose
  • Capiz – Roxas City
  • Guimaras – Jordan, Buenavista, Nueva Valencia
  • Aklan – Kalibo, Malay

REGION VII

  • Cebu – Lapu-Lapu City, Talisay City, Mandaue City, Cebu City
  • Bohol – Calape, P. Garcia
  • Negros Oriental – Dumaguete City

REGION VIII

  • Western Samar – Calbayog City
  • Northern Leyte – Tacloban City

REGION IX

  • None

REGION X

  • Misamis Oriental – Opol, Cagayan De Oro City, Gingoog City
  • Misamis Occidental – Ozamis City
  • Bukidnon- Malaybalay City

REGION XI

  • Davao Oriental – San Isidro
  • Compostela Valley – Nabunturan, Monkayo, Compostela, Island Garden City of Samal, Monte Vista, New Bataan, Mabini, Maragusan
  • Davao Del Norte – Tagum City, Panabo City, Sto. Tomas, New Corella, Talaingod, Carmen, San Isidro, Braulio E. Dujali
  • Davao Del Sur – Davao City, Digos City, Bansalan, Hagonoy, Santa Maria, Padada, Malalag, Sulop, Magsaysay

REGION XII

  • South Cotabato – Polomolok, General Santos City
  • Sultan Kudarat – Cotabato City, Tacurong City

REGION XIII

  • Agusan Del Norte – Buenavista, Magallanes, Remedios T. Romualdez, Butuan City, Cabadbaran City
  • Agusan Del Sur – Bayugan City
  • Surigao Del Norte – Surigao City
  • Surigao Del Sur – Bislig City, Tandag City

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    Discounts on Basic Commodities

    July 27, 2009

    JOINT DTI-DA ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 02 Series of 2008

    SUBJECT: Implementing Rules and Regulations on the Grant of Discounts to Persons with Disability on the Purchase of Necessities and Prime commodities pursuant to Section 32 (j) of R.A. No. 9442, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons and Other Purposes

    Section 1. Scope and Coverage – This Order shall apply to persons with disability who are Filipino citizens, and retailers as defined under Section 2 (c) hereof.

    Section 2. Definition of Terms – For purposes of this Order, these terms as defined as follows:
    (a) “Basic necessities” – refers to rice, corn, bread, fresh, dried and canned fish and other marine products, fresh pork, beef and poultry meat, fresh eggs, fresh and processed milk, infant formulas, fresh vegetables, root crops, coffee, sugar, cooking oil, salt, laundry soap, detergents, firewood, charcoal, candles and other commodities as maybe classified by the DTI and the DA.

    (b) “Prime Commodities” – refers to fresh fruits, dried, processed and canned pork, beef and poultry, meat, dairy products not falling under basic necessities, noodles, onions, garlic, diapers, herbicides, poultry, swine and cattle feeds, veterinary products for poultry, swine and cattle feeds, veterinary products for poultry, swine and cattle, paper, school supplies, nipa shingle, plyboard, construction nails, batteries, electrical supplies, light bulbs, steel wire and other commodities that may be classified by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Agriculture (DA).

    (c) “Retailer” shall mean any natural or judicial person engaged in the business of selling consumer products directly to consumers, which shall include among others, supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience and mini-convenience stores and shops, excluding sari-sari stores with a capitalization of less than One Hundred Thousand Pesos (Php100,000), public and private wet markets, “talipapa” and cooperative stores;

    (d) “Persons with Disability” shall refer to any person suffering from restriction or different abilities, as a result of mental, physical or sensory impairment, to perform an activity in a manner or within the range considered normal for human being. Disability shall mean (1) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more psychological or anatomical function of an individual or activities of such individual; (2) a record of such impairment; or (3) being regarded as having such impairment.

    Section 3. Discount – Every person with disability shall enjoy a special discount of five percent (5%) of the regular retail price of basic necessities and prime commodities listed under Section 2 (a) and (b) of this Order. The total amount of said purchase shall not exceed the amount of One thousand Three Hundred Pesos (Php1,300.00) per calendar week without carry over of the unused amount. Provided, that said amount shall be spent on items listed under Section 2 (a) and (b) of this Order commensurate to his/her personal and exclusive consumption and/or enjoyment within the calendar week.

    Section 4. Valid Identification Documents – To avail of the discount, a person with disability must present his/her identification card issued by the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) or by the authorized office of Local Government Units (LGUs) where he/she resides. The procedure for the issuance of identification cards shall be in accordance with NCDA Administrative Order No. 001, Series of 2008, issued 23 April 2008, and other relevant issuances.

    In the event that the retailer has reasonable doubt as to the identity of a person with disability availing of such special discount, the retailer may request the former to present any other government identification document, whether nationally or locally issued.

    Section 5. Purchase Booklet – A purchase booklet shall be presented to the retailer every time a purchase of basic necessities and prime commodities is made. The purchase booklet shall conform to the attached template (Annex “A”) jointly prescribed by DTI and DA. The LGUs shall procure and distribute the purchase booklets to the persons with disability residing within their respective territorial jurisdiction.

    The purchase booklet shall contain the name of the person with disability, the list of basic necessities and prime commodities under Section 2 (a) and (b) of this Order. In addition, it shall also provide columns for the name of retail establishment and its address, date of purchase and the amount spent for the purchase thereof.

    Section 6. Special Lane – Retailers shall provide a special express lane for persons with disability; in the absence thereof, priority shall be given to them.

    Section 7. Prohibition of Availment of Double Discounts – The privilege herein granted shall not be claimed if the person with disability claims a higher discount as may be granted by the retail establishment and/or under other existing laws or in combination with other discount programs such as those extended to senior citizens.

    Section 8. Authorized Representative – A person with disability who cannot personally purchase basic necessities and prime commodities under Section 2 (a) and (b) of this Order may, by written authority, appoint a representative to transact with the retailer on his/her behalf. The authorized representative shall be required to present a valid government issued identification document together with the LGU-issued identification document of the concerned person with disability and an authorization letter.

    However, for those who can impossibly purchase basic necessities and prime commodities under Section 2 (a) and (b) of this Order because of his/her disability, the permanent representative/s within the immediate family or the legal guardian, as the case maybe, shall automatically be considered even without the aforesaid written authorization; Provided that the name of the authorized person/s shall be indicated in the purchase booklet or in the identification card that will be issued to the person with disability.

    Section 9. Penal and Administrative Sanctions – Penal and administrative sanctions are those which are provided under R.A. No. 9442.

    Section 10. Effectivity – This Order shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in a national newspaper of general circulation.

    Issued this 15th day of December 200 in Makati City, Philippines.

    Signed:

    PETER B. FAVILA
    Secretary, DTI

    ARTHUR C. YAP
    Secretary, DA

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