NGO supports QC government’s pro-poor programs

August 7, 2009 10:56 pm· 2 Comments 

moasigningRobert Nazal (seated 4th from left), president/CEO of YSA Skin Care Corporation, poses with GMA talents Aljur Abrinica and Cris Bernal as endorsers after the contract signing held Thursday (August 6) at Mario’s Restaurant on Tomas Morato Ave., Quezon City. Nazal’s company conducts free medical mission in every barangay of the 3rd district of Quezon City in support of the local government’s pro-poor programs. (PNA photo by Gil Calinga)
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PGMA gets a warm welcome from residents of Barangay Sto. Tomas, Sasmuan, Pampanga

August 7, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on PGMA gets a warm welcome from residents of Barangay Sto. Tomas, Sasmuan, Pampanga 

schlbldg-2President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo gets a warm welcome from residents of Barangay Sto. Tomas, Macabebe, Pampanga Thursday (August 6) during the launch of the 2009 Stimulus Fund School Building Program in the 2nd District of Pampanga. (PNA/NIB/photo by R. Baniquet)/V3/gsc/

PGMA wants all public schools connected to internet

August 7, 2009 10:19 am· Comments Off on PGMA wants all public schools connected to internet 

MANILA, Aug. 7 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ordered Education Secretary Jesli Lapuz to make sure that all public schools (primary to tertiary) are connected to the internet so that students will have a deeper grasp of the world around them and upgrade their knowledge and appreciation of global developments.

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PGMA inaugurates the P717.47M Port of Zamboanga

August 7, 2009 10:19 am· Comments Off on PGMA inaugurates the P717.47M Port of Zamboanga 

By Lynda B. Valencia

MANILA, Aug. 7 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo recently inaugurated the newly-expanded back-up area of the Port of Zamboanga.

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Palace defends appointment of Justice del Castillo to SC

August 7, 2009 10:19 am· Comments Off on Palace defends appointment of Justice del Castillo to SC 

MANILA, Aug. 7 — Malacanang defended today the appointment of Court of Appeals Justice Mariano C. del Castillo to the Supreme Court, saying he was in the list of six nominees of the Judicial and Bar Council that underwent the rigid screening.

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Region 9 lacks state prosecutors – Devanadera

August 7, 2009 10:19 am· Comments Off on Region 9 lacks state prosecutors – Devanadera 

ZAMBOANGA CITY , Aug. 7 — Acute shortage of prosecutors has plagued Western Mindanao for the past several years adversely affecting the speedy resolution of legal cases in the area.

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New guidelines for renewable energy projects to bring in more investments

August 7, 2009 10:19 am· 2 Comments 

MANILA, Aug. 7 — Investors are expected to flood in now with the recent release of the guidelines for the awarding of the renewable energy (RE) contracts.

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Libacao, Aklan residents thank PGMA for development projects

August 7, 2009 10:19 am· 1 Comment 

By Faye Velasco

LIBACAO, Aklan, Aug. 7 — The residents of this once sleepy town in Aklan province expressed hope their town's development will be fast tracked in the next few months with the completion of infrastructure projects in their area, specifically the all-weather road from Kalibo to Libacao President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has ordered completed.

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Aklanons promise PGMA they will be stewards of the environment

August 7, 2009 10:19 am· Comments Off on Aklanons promise PGMA they will be stewards of the environment 

By Faye Velasco

LIBACAO, Aklan, Aug. 7 – Aklanons vowed today that they will support President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s efforts to protect the environment and save Mother Earth.

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Rough sea conditions sink tourist banca off Mindoro, 10 rescued

August 7, 2009 10:19 am· Comments Off on Rough sea conditions sink tourist banca off Mindoro, 10 rescued 

MANILA, Aug 7 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration issued warning to the public against venturing out onto the sea due to high waves and rough sea condition brought by typhoon Kiko.

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