This website adopts the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) as the accessibility standard for all its related web development and services. WCAG 2.0 is also an international standard, ISO 40500. This certifies it as a stable and referenceable technical standard.

WCAG 2.0 contains 12 guidelines organized under 4 principles: Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust (POUR for short). There are testable success criteria for each guideline. Compliance to these criteria is measured in three levels: A, AA, or AAA. A guide to understanding and implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 is available at:

Accessibility Features

Shortcut Keys Combination Activation Combination keys used for each browser.

  • Chrome for Linux press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • Chrome for Windows press (Alt+shortcut_key)
  • For Firefox press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • For Internet Explorer press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key) then press (enter)
  • On Mac OS press (Ctrl+Opt+shortcut_key)
  • Accessibility Statement (Combination + 0): Statement page that will show the available accessibility keys.
  • Home Page (Combination + H): Accessibility key for redirecting to homepage.
  • Main Content (Combination + R): Shortcut for viewing the content section of the current page.
  • FAQ (Combination + Q): Shortcut for FAQ page.
  • Contact (Combination + C): Shortcut for contact page or form inquiries.
  • Feedback (Combination + K): Shortcut for feedback page.
  • Site Map (Combination + M): Shortcut for site map (footer agency) section of the page.
  • Search (Combination + S): Shortcut for search page.
  • Click anywhere outside the dialog box to close this dialog box.

    VP Leni chides ‘unapologetic, arrogant’ bloggers: Public service a privilege

    5 October 2017 Office of the Vice President Vice President Leni Robredo took to task several bloggers-turned-government officials over the statements they gave before a Senate committee hearing on the proliferation of fake news in the country. VP Leni scored the bloggers for their arrogant and insensitive answers, specifically to questions on the possible conflict between their duty as public officials and their posts on social media, some of which have contained unverified and false information. “Para sa akin, medyo na-eskandalo ako. Unang una, iyong iba sa kanila na nandoon sa Senado ay pinagmulan ng maraming kasinungalingan tungkol sa akin, pero unapologetic. Walang bahid ng pagsisisi. Parang walang kahihiyan. At iyong masama pa sa lahat, parang iyong yabang at angas, nandoon,” she said in an interview on Thursday afternoon. The Vice President, who has been the subject of several “fake news” items promoted by the said bloggers, said their attitude towards public service is an “insult” to honest-to-goodness government workers. “Insulto ito sa maraming kawani ng pamahalaan na naninilbihan sa taumbayan kahit napakakaunti ng nakukuhang kapalit,” she said. “Iyong sa atin, iyong paniniwala natin bilang mga Pilipino, na iyong paninilbihan para sa bayan, isang pribilehiyong hindi nabibigay sa lahat.” “Para sabihin mong hindi mo kailangan iyong pamahalaan, iyong pamahalaan iyong nangangailangan sa iyo, parang… Ito ba tayo bilang Pilipino?” she added. “Hindi tayo ganito. Iyong sa atin, iyong paninilbihan sa bayan walang halaga, hindi puwedeng isukat. Pero parang dinadaan sa yabang.” “Ganito ba iyong pagtingin natin sa paglilingkod sa bayan? Parang sinasabi na kaya sila naglilingkod kasi gustong makatulong, pero sa ganoon na asta, hindi yata nakakatulong, pero lalong nakakasama,” she went on. Asked if there is a need to pass a law aimed at stopping fake news, VP Leni said there are already laws in place to regulate published information of such nature. She added that it will be up to Congress to decide on the matter.

    Posted in Press Releases on Oct 05, 2017