House leaders heap praises on PGMA

July 23, 2009 11:38 am· Comments Off on House leaders heap praises on PGMA 

7-23-09finalHouse Speaker Prospero Nograles (left) and House Majority Floorleader Art Defensor hail the many accomplishments of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during the weekly “Usaping Balita” forum in Quezon City. They say that the massive infrastructure projects throughout the country and her excellent handling of the economic crisis attest to President Arroyo’s strong leadership. (PNA photo by Boy Antonio)
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PGMA with Cebu Pacific president and chief executive officer Lance Gokongwei

July 23, 2009 11:36 am· Comments Off on PGMA with Cebu Pacific president and chief executive officer Lance Gokongwei 

bohol4President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo gestures as she converses with Cebu Pacific president and chief executive officer Lance Gokongwei Wednesday (July 22) during her attendance at the Cebu Pacific’s First Year of Operations at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 in Pasay City. Also in photo is CEB chairman emiritus John Gokongwei Jr. (PNA/NIB/photo by R.Baniquet)/V3/gsc/

PGMA hands over the 36th Million Passenger award

July 23, 2009 11:35 am· Comments Off on PGMA hands over the 36th Million Passenger award 

chckPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo hands over the 36th Million Passenger award (Unlimited Travel Pass for One Year) to Grace Geloca Wednesday (July 22) during her attendance at the Cebu Pacific’s First Year of Operation at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 in Pasay City. Also in photo are CEB chairman emiritus John Gokongwei Jr. and Cebu Pacific president and chief executive officer Lance Gokongwei.(PNA/NIB/photo by R.Baniquet)/V3/gsc/

PGMA beams as she greets a Boholanon mother and her son

July 23, 2009 11:31 am· Comments Off on PGMA beams as she greets a Boholanon mother and her son 

boholPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo beams as she greets a Boholanon mother and her son during an inspection tour of the P20-billion Bohol Medical Care Institute (BMCI) following its inaugural Wednesday (July 22) at Barangay Dao, Tagbilaran City in Bohol. (PNA/NIB/photo by R.Manabat)/V3/ gsc/

Dato conducts dialogue with Camarines Sur fishermen

July 23, 2009 9:45 am· Comments Off on Dato conducts dialogue with Camarines Sur fishermen 

banRep. Dato Arroyo (Camarines Sur, first district) stresses a point during a dialogue with the Municipal Fisheries and Aquatic Officers of the district held recently in SB Hall of Libmanan town. Among the major issues tackled were the programs that the Presidential son can offer particularly to the fishermen. During the meeting, Dato announced that his house bill no. 03184 is now with the Hose’s Technical Working Committee. This house bill proposes the creation of a Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources to further help safeguard marine resources and create laws that will help the local fishermen. (PNA Photo by Roland Nablo) FFC/utb

CA affirms dismissal of P53-M graft case vs. Garcia, nine other GSIS officials

July 23, 2009 9:40 am· Comments Off on CA affirms dismissal of P53-M graft case vs. Garcia, nine other GSIS officials 

MANILA, July 23 – The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the dismissal of the graft charged filed against Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) president and general manager Winston Garcia and nine others in connection with the purchase of paintings abroad of known Filipino painters valued at more than P53 million.

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(Metro News) Roxas boulevard tunnel project shelved

July 23, 2009 9:40 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Roxas boulevard tunnel project shelved 

MANILA, July 23 — The construction of the Metro Manila Tunnel Expressway (MMTEX) remains a dream.. for now.

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AFP halts offensive vs Lawless MILF Groups

July 23, 2009 9:40 am· Comments Off on AFP halts offensive vs Lawless MILF Groups 

MANILA, July 23 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is suspending its operations against the rogue members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) as part of the government initiatives to resume the peace talks with the MILF.

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No need to remind soldiers to abide by their sworn duty and the Constitution – Palace

July 23, 2009 9:40 am· Comments Off on No need to remind soldiers to abide by their sworn duty and the Constitution – Palace 

MANILA, July 23 — Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita said today there is no need to remind soldiers to abide by their sworn duty and the Constitution since the men and women of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have reached the highest degree of professionalism.

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PGMA to highlight her legacy in final SONA

July 23, 2009 9:40 am· Comments Off on PGMA to highlight her legacy in final SONA 

MANILA, July 23 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is expected to talk about her outstanding legacy since she took over the presidency in 2001 until her current administration as one of the highlights in the forthcoming State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 27.

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