The iGovPhil Project officially 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:

All iGovPhil Project services and content are currently moving towards WCAG Level A compliance. Work is being done to make the system fully compliant with this level.

Combination keys used for each browser:
  • Chrome for Linux press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • Chrome for Windows press (Alt+shortcut_key)
  • Chrome for MAC OS press (ctrl+opt+shortcut_key)
  • Safari for MAC OS press (ctrl+opt+shortcut_key)
  • For Firefox press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • For Internet Explorer press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key) then press (enter)
Shortcut Keys Combination Activation:
  • Home Page (Combination + H): Redirecting to homepage.
  • Main Content (Combination + R): View the content section of the current page.
  • FAQ (Combination + Q): FAQ page.
  • Contact (Combination + C): Contact page or form inquiries.
  • Feedback (Combination + K): Feedback page.
  • Site Map (Combination + M): Site map (footer agency) section of the page.
  • Search (Combination + S): Search page.
  • Press ESC or CLICK the close the button to close this dialog box.
Malacañan sets third week of October as Philippine Professionals Competitiveness Week

The President has declared the Third Week of October of every year as “Philippine Professionals Competitiveness Week”. The declaration is contained in Proclamation No.487 series of 2012 which was issued on October 2, 2012 in time for the First Professional Summit on October 18-19, 2012.

Recognizing the important role that the Filipino professionals play in nation-building and development, the President cited the need to enhance the skills and competencies of Filipino professionals in order for the Philippines to become more globally competitive.

In line with these directions, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Philippine Association of Professional Regulatory Boards, Inc. will be presenting to the Office of the President the Roadmaps of the 46 Professions under PRC. Presentations from renowned leaders and experts in the Medical & Health, Engineering, Business, Social Services, and Technology professions will also mark the First Professional Summit on October 18, 2012 at the Manila Hotel.

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