Servathon aims for more volunteers in 2009

August 28, 2009 11:57 pm· Comments Off on Servathon aims for more volunteers in 2009 

servathon-1-aServathon is Hands On Manila’s (HOM)annual service of marathon-a day of marathon by volunteers of the Philippines’ biggest corporations for the urban poor of Metro Manila. In photo are public school children beneficiaries with second -year celebrity volunteer, actor Marc Nelson (second from right.)(Photo by Boy Antonio)
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PGMA leads launching of North Luzon Participatory Coconut Planting Project in Cagayan

August 28, 2009 11:55 pm· Comments Off on PGMA leads launching of North Luzon Participatory Coconut Planting Project in Cagayan 

_T0X0188President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo converses with Cagayan Gov. Alvaro Antonio (right) and Lallo Mayor Olive Pascual before the launching of the North Luzon Participatory Coconut Planting Project at the Cagayan State University campus in Lallo, Cagayan Friday (August 28, 2009). (PNA/NIB photo by E.Supera)
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PGMA awards incentive check to Ferico Sanchez from Lallo, Cagayan

August 28, 2009 11:54 pm· Comments Off on PGMA awards incentive check to Ferico Sanchez from Lallo, Cagayan 

_T0X0268A visibly delighted Ferico Sanchez, a farmer from Lallo, Cagayan, receives his incentive check from President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during the launching of the North Luzon Participatory Coconut Planting Project at the Cagayan State University campus Friday (August 28, 2009). (PNA/NIB photo by E.Supera)
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PGMA is welcomed in Lubao, Pampanga by Archbishop Paciano Aniceto

August 28, 2009 10:48 pm· Comments Off on PGMA is welcomed in Lubao, Pampanga by Archbishop Paciano Aniceto 

bishop_welcome_gmaPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is welcomed by Archbishop Paciano Aniceto upon her arrival at the St. Augustine Parish Church in Poblacion, Lubao, Pampanga Friday (August 28, 2009), where she attended the Holy Mass in celebration of the Feast of St. Augustine. (PNA/NIB photo by M.Pascua)
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BI deports 21 Chinese nationals

August 28, 2009 10:32 am· Comments Off on BI deports 21 Chinese nationals 

MANILA, Aug. 28 — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) deported on Friday 21 Chinese nationals who were earlier detained at its detention center in Bicutan, Taguig City for illegal stay.

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DOH padlocks four drug stores

August 28, 2009 10:32 am· Comments Off on DOH padlocks four drug stores 

MANILA, Aug. 28 — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has padlocked four drug stores after they were found violating the government’s Maximum Drug Retail Price (MDRP) program.

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Lakas-Kampi-CMD pursues selection process for standard bearer

August 28, 2009 10:32 am· Comments Off on Lakas-Kampi-CMD pursues selection process for standard bearer 

MANILA, Aug. 28 —President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said the administration party has an ongoing selection process for its standard bearer for the coming 2010 presidential polls.

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PGMA intensifies zero Basura campaign in Baguio

August 28, 2009 10:32 am· Comments Off on PGMA intensifies zero Basura campaign in Baguio 

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 28 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo intensified the zero Basura campaign here by ordering all government agencies to allocate space within their areas of jurisdiction for the establishment of material recovery facilities (MRF) in the city.

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Ex-mayor’s teenage grandson abducted in Zambo Norte

August 28, 2009 10:32 am· Comments Off on Ex-mayor’s teenage grandson abducted in Zambo Norte 

By Teofilo P. Garcia

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug. 28 — Government forces have launched search and rescue operations on a teenage grandson of a former town mayor in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, who was abducted by armed men on Thursday afternoon.

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PNP puts up road safety points in Manila South Road

August 28, 2009 10:32 am· Comments Off on PNP puts up road safety points in Manila South Road 

MANILA, Aug. 28 — Philippine National Police Director General Jesus A. Verzosa has ordered the PNP Highway Patrol Group to initiate programs to enhance road safety measures in the Southern Tagalog area.

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