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.

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Oath Taking Ceremonies of New Chemical Engineers and Induction of New PIChE Members

Oath Taking Ceremonies of New Chemical Engineers and Induction of New PIChE Members


Manila, December 27, 2016 - The Professional Regulatory Board for Chemical Engineering (PRBChE) conducted the oath taking ceremonies of the new Professional Chemical Engineers on December 20 at the Reception Hall, Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Pasay City.


Commissioner Angeline T. Chua Chiaco, guest of honor and keynote speaker, together with the Professional Regulatory Board for Chemical Engineering, recognized 7 Chemical Engineers from various sectors for their contribution to the growth of the country’s manufacturing industry and for serving as role models for the profession.

Hon. Ofelia V. Bulaong, Chairperson of the PRB for Chemical Engineering, challenged the inductees with the commitment to practice the profession with excellence and integrity and to advocate and practice green engineering, not only for the country’s economic growth, but also for the protection of our environment.

Engr. Proserfina Matugas-Coro, President of Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) inducted the new professionals as members of PIChE, the accredited professional organization of Chemical Engineers.

534 out of 918 examinees passed the November 2016 Licensure Examination for Chemical Engineers conducted in Manila and Cebu.


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