PGMA shares the grief of the families of soldiers who perished in battle with Abu Sayyaf bandits in Basilan

August 15, 2009 9:02 pm· Comments Off on PGMA shares the grief of the families of soldiers who perished in battle with Abu Sayyaf bandits in Basilan 

victim_3President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo shares the grief of the families of soldiers who perished in fierce gun battle with Abu Sayyaf bandits last Wednesday. In photo is the President with the slain soldiers’ relatives at WesMinCom Gymnasium, Zamboanga City on Saturday (Aug. 15). (PNA/NIB photo by R. Manabat)/V3/gsc/

PGMA offers comfort to a soldier who was among the 22 government troopers wounded in fierce gunbattle with Abu Sayyaf bandits

August 15, 2009 9:00 pm· Comments Off on PGMA offers comfort to a soldier who was among the 22 government troopers wounded in fierce gunbattle with Abu Sayyaf bandits 

victim_2President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo offers comfort to one of the 22 soldiers who was among the government troopers wounded in fierce gunbattle with Abu Sayyaf bandits last Wednesday in Basilan. The wounded soldiers are undergoing medical treatment and recovery in Camp Navarro General Hospital, WestMinCom Zamboanga City. PGMA embarked on an unscheduled trip to Mindanao Saturday to visit the soldiers in hospital. (PNA/NIB photo by R. Manabat)/gsc

PGMA talks to one of the soldiers wounded in action in Basilan

August 15, 2009 8:59 pm· Comments Off on PGMA talks to one of the soldiers wounded in action in Basilan 

victimPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo talks to one of the soldiers wounded in action against the Abu Sayyaf terrorists in Basilan, during her visit at Camp Navarro General Hospital of the Western Mindanao Command (WesMinCom) in Zamboanga City Saturday (August 15, 2009). (PNA/NIB photo by R. Manabat)
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Around 8,200 preschoolers benefit from Happy Smiles for Healthy Kids Project

August 15, 2009 9:06 am· Comments Off on Around 8,200 preschoolers benefit from Happy Smiles for Healthy Kids Project 

MANILA, Aug. 15 — The Department of Education (DepEd), Philippine Dental Association (PDA), and Lamoiyan Corporation recently launched a project that will surely put smiles to some 8,200 preschool kids in 86 schools nationwide.

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Angara wants additional benefits for military personnel and dependents

August 15, 2009 9:06 am· Comments Off on Angara wants additional benefits for military personnel and dependents 

MANILA, Aug. 15 — House Deputy Majority Leader and Aurora Rep. Juan Edgardo M. Angara has batted for additional benefits to military personnel and their dependents, noting that the so-called “defenders of the nation” should be provided with adequate social services and improved benefits.

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(Metro News)

August 15, 2009 9:06 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) 

Lim to City Hall employees: Always render ‘service with a smile’

MANILA, Aug. 15 — Mayor Alfredo S. Lim has instructed all Manila City Hall employees to render "service with a smile at any given time."

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PGMA pays last respects to fallen soldiers in Basilan

August 15, 2009 9:06 am· Comments Off on PGMA pays last respects to fallen soldiers in Basilan 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug. 15 — A pall of gloom and somber hushed tones pervaded the Western Mindanao Command gym here when President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo turned up Saturday to pay her last respects for 23 noble soldiers who died in battle pursuing the notorious Abu Sayyaf group in Basilan Wednesday.

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NP announces 8 possible senatoriables

August 15, 2009 9:06 am· Comments Off on NP announces 8 possible senatoriables 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

KAWIT, Cavite, Aug. 15 — The Nacionalista Party (NP) on Saturday announced eight possible senatoriables for the May 2010 synchronized national and local elections.

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PCG seizes explosives in Surigao

August 15, 2009 9:06 am· Comments Off on PCG seizes explosives in Surigao 

MANILA, Aug. 15 –Operatives of Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) seized explosives chemicals dynamite sticks from a 10-wheeler Fuso trailer truck in Surigao on Friday night.

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NP denies eyeing coalition with Lakas-Kampi

August 15, 2009 9:06 am· Comments Off on NP denies eyeing coalition with Lakas-Kampi 

MANILA, Aug. 15 – The Nacionalista Party (NP) dismisses reports that it aims to coalesce with pro-administration Lakas-Kampi party for the 2010 elections.

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