PGMA watches the harvesting of the Pangasius catfish in Polomolok South Cotabato

June 13, 2009 1:46 am· Comments Off on PGMA watches the harvesting of the Pangasius catfish in Polomolok South Cotabato 

bangusPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo watches the harvesting of the Pangasius catfish, a new delicacy with a huge export market potential on Thursday (June 11) at the Dolores Farm resort in Paggalungan in Polomolok South Cotabato. Pangasius catfish production and processing is one of the Department of Trade and Industryís seven projects in Region 12 under the governmentís Comprehensive Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (CLEEP). Also in photo from right South Cotabato Gov. Daisy Avance Fuentes. (PNA/NIB/photo by E.Supera)/V3/gsc/

Press Secretary Cerge M. Remonde joins Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita and other state officials

June 13, 2009 1:46 am· Comments Off on Press Secretary Cerge M. Remonde joins Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita and other state officials 

opssecPress Secretary Cerge M. Remonde joins Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita and other state officials and media leaders in honoring law enforcers of DOJ Task Force 221 and PNP Task Force Usig for their significant performance in going after suspects behind the extra-judicial killing of journalists in the country. Photos above show the Press Secretary with the other officers, guests and honourees during the awards rites held at the Premier Guest House in Malacanang on Thursday, June 11, 2009.(PNA/NIB photos)/V3/gsc/

3rd Sea Festival in the Philippines presscon

June 13, 2009 1:45 am· Comments Off on 3rd Sea Festival in the Philippines presscon 

dot-sea-final(From left) Cathy Ileto, president of the Public Relation Society of the Phils.; Peter Scoones, BBC cinematographer of United Kingdom (UK); Department of Tourism (DOT) Undersecretary Cynthia L. Carrion; Michael Aw (holding microphone), executive director of the Philippines Commission on Sports Scuba Diving (PCSSD); and Leandro Blanco, director of Ocean Environment of Australia, who is considered as the most celebrated underwater videographer in the world, invite everybody to join the celebration of the Sea Festival at the Manila Ocean Park from June 12-14 during a press conference at the Ascot Hotel in Makati City. They expressed hope more people would come to the Philippines to see its abundant marine life. The Philippines is the Apex of the Coral Triangle, which spans across eastern Indonesia, Papua New Guinea to the Solomon. The guests said tourists will enjoy various exciting ocean activities in the country such as wall diving, underwater photography and deep diving. (PNA photo by Boy Antonio)
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PGMA salutes the flag during the trooping the line rites

June 13, 2009 1:43 am· Comments Off on PGMA salutes the flag during the trooping the line rites 

salutePresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo salutes the flag during the trooping the line rites upon her arrival at the General Santos City airport on Thursday (June 11). (PNA/NIB/photo by L.Iglesias)/V3/gsc/

PGMA welcomes Andrew Witty, chief executive officer of multinational pharmaceutical giant Glaxosmithkline

June 13, 2009 1:42 am· Comments Off on PGMA welcomes Andrew Witty, chief executive officer of multinational pharmaceutical giant Glaxosmithkline 

handshakePresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo welcomes Andrew Witty, chief executive officer of multinational pharmaceutical giant Glaxosmithkline, during a courtesy call on her Thursday (June 11) at Malacanang’s Music Room. (PNA/NIB/photo by R. Canilang)/V/3/gsc

Ledac meeting

June 13, 2009 1:41 am· Comments Off on Ledac meeting 

meeting202President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo presides over the Legislative Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) Meeting Thursday (June 11) at Malacanang’s Aguinaldo State Dining Room. With the President in photo are (from right) Trade and Industry Secretary Peter Favila, Finance Secretary Margarito Teves, Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap, Agrarian Reform Secretary Nasser Pangandaman, and Presidential Adviser for Political Affairs Gabriel Claudio. (PNA/NIB/photo by R.Canilang)/V3/gsc/