PGMA at the wake of the late former President Aquino at the Manila Cathedral

August 5, 2009 11:15 pm· Comments Off on PGMA at the wake of the late former President Aquino at the Manila Cathedral 

0508gloria002President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo visits the wake of the late former President Corazon C. Aquino at the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros Wednesday morning (August 5, 2009). Also in photo are Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo (left) and Lupita Kashiwahara, sister-in-law of the deceased former Filipino leader. (PNA/NIB photo by R.Baniquet)
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PGMA returns from U.S. visit

August 5, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on PGMA returns from U.S. visit 

0508arrivalPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo waves to the crowd upon her arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City Wednesday morning (August 5, 2009) from her visit to the United States, where she met with President Barack Obama. Also in photo is Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs Gabriel Claudio. (PNA/NIB photo by R.Baniquet)
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PGMA visits the wake of the late former President Aquino at the Manila Cathedral

August 5, 2009 11:10 pm· Comments Off on PGMA visits the wake of the late former President Aquino at the Manila Cathedral 

0508gloria001President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo visits the wake of the late former President Corazon C. Aquino at the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros Wednesday morning (August 5, 2009). Among those with President Arroyo at the front pew are Senator Benigno Aquino III, son of the deceased former Filipino leader, and his aunt Lupita Kashiwahara. (PNA/NIB photo by R.Baniquet)
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Australian gov’t condoles with Aquino family, entire Filipino nation

August 5, 2009 9:20 am· Comments Off on Australian gov’t condoles with Aquino family, entire Filipino nation 

MANILA, Aug. 5 — As former President Corazon Aquino was being taken from the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros to her final resting place at the family mausoleum at the Manila Memorial Park in Paranaque City Wednesday afternoon, condolences arrived from Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith.

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Malacanang offers mass for Cory

August 5, 2009 9:20 am· Comments Off on Malacanang offers mass for Cory 

MANILA, Aug. 5 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and members of her Cabinet offered this morning a special mass for the late former president Corazon Aquino at the Heroes Hall of Malacanang.

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Spirit of People Power lives on as Cory supporters cram Roxas Blvd. to witness funeral march

August 5, 2009 9:20 am· Comments Off on Spirit of People Power lives on as Cory supporters cram Roxas Blvd. to witness funeral march 

MANILA, Aug. 5 — The spirit of People Power in 1986 continued to live on with thousands of supporters of the late President Cory Aquino endured the rains to witness her funeral procession.

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Malacanang reviewing for 2nd time JBC list of nominees to Supreme Court — Bello

August 5, 2009 9:20 am· Comments Off on Malacanang reviewing for 2nd time JBC list of nominees to Supreme Court — Bello 

MANILA, Aug. 5 — Malacanang is now reviewing for the second time the list of six nominees submitted by the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) to fill the two vacancies in the Supreme Court, according to Cabinet Secretary Silvestre Bello III.

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Palace appeals for unity amidst Cory’s death

August 5, 2009 9:20 am· Comments Off on Palace appeals for unity amidst Cory’s death 

MANILA, Aug. 5 — As a grateful nation laid a well-loved former President Corazon Aquino to rest today, Malacanang extended its hand of reconciliation to all Filipinos regardless of what side of the political fence they’re in, in deference to the ideals of the late former leader.

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PGMA to launch School Building Repair and Construction Program in Macabebe

August 5, 2009 9:20 am· 1 Comment 

MACABEBE, Pampanga, Aug. 5 — New elementary and secondary public school buildings in this municipality will soon be put up while existing ones will receive a well-deserved makeover after President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo launches the 2009 Stimulus Fund School Building Repair and Construction Program (SFSBRCP) during her visit here on Thursday (August 6).

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PNP hits ground running in campaign on loose firearms

August 5, 2009 9:20 am· Comments Off on PNP hits ground running in campaign on loose firearms 

MANILA, Aug. 5 – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has accounted for 20,419 loose firearms as of July 31, 2009 ahead of the August 1 start of the administrative processing pursuant to Executive Order No. 817 implementing the National Firearms Control Program.

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