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.
PRC Commissioner Po placed under preventive suspension

Manila, January 10, 2013 – Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Chairperson Teresita R. Manzala today effected the preventive suspension of PRC Commissioner Alfredo Y. Po following an order issued by the Office of the Ombudsman on January 9, 2013.

The order for preventive suspension was issued in accordance with Section 9, Rule III of Administrative Order No.7, as amended, and Section 24 of Republic Act No. 6770.

Charges of grave misconduct and violation of section 7 (d) of Republic Act No.6713 (Solicitation of Gifts); and grave misconduct, conduct prejudicial to the best interest of the service and violation of Republic Act No.6713 section 7 (d) were filed against Po before the Office of the Ombudsman.

According to the Office of the Ombudsman, the suspension will continue until the case is terminated, but not to exceed the total period of six months, without pay.

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