PSC chair with RP men’s softball team

July 10, 2009 11:31 pm· Comments Off on PSC chair with RP men’s softball team 

scoop-1-aPhilippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman Harry Angping poses with the RP men’s softball squad which is set to leave for Saskatoon, Canada next week to join an international competition. Angping enumerated to the media his accomplishments for the last six months that include promoting and sponsoring more sports for new and young athletes. Also in the photo is Sports Columnists Organization of the Philippines (SCOOP) moderator Eddie Alinea, a veteran sportswriter. (PNA photo by Boy Antonio)
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PGMA visits Barangay Bancal, Guagua, Pampanga

July 10, 2009 11:30 pm· Comments Off on PGMA visits Barangay Bancal, Guagua, Pampanga 

pampanga3GUAGUA, Pampanga — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo interacts with the beneficiaries of the Kalayaan Barangay School Building, which she inspected during her visit Thursday (July 9, 2009) to Barangay Bancal in Guagua, Pampanga. The Kalayaan Barangay School Building was constructed by the 355th Aviation Engineering Wing of the Philippine Air Force. (PNA/NIB photo by B. Manabat)scs/gsc

PGMA receives core modules for Literacy Volunteers Program

July 10, 2009 11:29 pm· Comments Off on PGMA receives core modules for Literacy Volunteers Program 

pamanga_2Officials of the Bureau of Alternative Learning System under the Department of Education, led by Dr. Carolina Guerrero (2nd from right), present to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo the core modules “Mga Sugo ng Abakada” for Literacy Volunteers Program during her visit to the Guagua East Central Elementary School in Barangay Sta. Filomena, Guagua, Pampanga Thursday (July 9, 2009). The modules will be used by the DepEd Literacy Volunteers in the far-flung communities in Pampanga. At extreme right is National Youth Commission Chairman Richard Alvin Nalupta. (PNA/NIB photo by B. Manabat)scs/gsc

PGMA inaugurates farm-to-market road in Guagua, Pampanga

July 10, 2009 11:28 pm· Comments Off on PGMA inaugurates farm-to-market road in Guagua, Pampanga 

pampangaPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo waves to the crowd as she leads the drive-thru to signal the formal inauguration of the Kalayaan Barangay farm-to-market road at Barangay San Matias in Guagua, Pampanga Thursday (July 9, 2009). With the President in photo are (from left) Guagua Mayor Ricardo Rivera and Rep. Juan Miguel Arroyo of the 2nd District of Pampanga. (PNA/NIB photo by B. Manabat)scs/gsc

Pangasinan cops recapture escaped detention prisoner

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Pangasinan cops recapture escaped detention prisoner 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, July 11 — A detention prisoner who escaped from the municipal jail here last July 4 was recaptured four days later by elements of the Lingayen Police.

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Honduras case to be taken to NAM

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Honduras case to be taken to NAM 

HAVANA, July 11 — Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya said on Friday that the political situation in Honduras after the coup will be taken to the Summit of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) for discussion by Dominican President Leonel Fernandez.

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U.S. calls for amnesty for American journalists jailed in DPRK

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on U.S. calls for amnesty for American journalists jailed in DPRK 

WASHINGTON, July 11 — The Obama administration on Friday called on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to grant amnesty to two female American journalists who were sentenced to 12 years in prison for "hostile actions" against the country.

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Bulgaria seizes 714 liters of cocaine solution

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Bulgaria seizes 714 liters of cocaine solution 

SOFIA, July 11 — Customs officers at Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Varna had captured 714 liters of concentrated cocaine solution, local media reported on Friday.

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Abbas says no preconditions on talks with Hamas

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Abbas says no preconditions on talks with Hamas 

RAMALLAH, July 11 — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday stated he doesn't have preconditions on Egyptian- brokered national Palestinian talks.

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Obama arrives in Ghana on first visit as U.S. President

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Obama arrives in Ghana on first visit as U.S. President 

LAGOS, July 11 — U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Accra, the capital city of Ghana, Friday on his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office, according to reports from agencies.

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