PGMA views the old car used by the late President Manuel L. Quezon at Museo de Baler

August 19, 2009 11:55 pm· Comments Off on PGMA views the old car used by the late President Manuel L. Quezon at Museo de Baler 

balerPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo views the old automobile used by the late President Manuel L. Quezon, now on display at Museo de Baler in the historic town of Baler, Aurora province. President Arroyo visited Baler as guest of honor and speaker during the celebration of the town’s 400th anniversary Wednesday (August 19, 2009). Also in photo is Sen. Edgardo Angara (partly hidden). (PNA/NIB photo by M.Pascua)
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QC commemorates 131st birth anniversary of President Manuel L. Quezon

August 19, 2009 11:53 pm· Comments Off on QC commemorates 131st birth anniversary of President Manuel L. Quezon 

131_quezon_finalQuezon City Mayor Feliciano “SB” Belmonte Jr. salutes as he leads city officials during the wreath-laying ceremonies commemorating the 131st birth anniversary of the late President Manuel L. Quezon at the Quezon Memorial Shrine in Quezon City Wednesday (August 19, 2009). Among those behind Belmonte are (from left) QC Councilor Dorothy Delarmente, 4th District Rep. Nanette Castelo-Daza, Vice Mayor Herbert Bautista and Councilor Candy Medina. At the back row are Councilor Jaime Borres and City Treasurer Victor Endriga.
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Belmonte presents historical books to Quezon heirs

August 19, 2009 11:52 pm· Comments Off on Belmonte presents historical books to Quezon heirs 

131quezon-51-finalQuezon City Mayor Feliciano “SB” Belmonte Jr. (3rd from left) and Vice Mayor Herbert M. Bautista (right) give a set of historical books to Manuel Quezon Avancena and Ms. Isa Maria Nieto Avancena, grandson and great granddaughter, respectively, of the late President Manuel L. Quezon during the commemoration of Quezon’s 131st birth anniversary Wednesday (August 19, 2009). (PNA photo by Boy Antonio)
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PGMA orders DPWH to allocate funds for Sta. Rita, Pampanga road concreting project

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on PGMA orders DPWH to allocate funds for Sta. Rita, Pampanga road concreting project 

STA. RITA, Pampanga, Aug. 19 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ordered the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Wednesday to allocate the necessary funds to immediately implement a road concreting project here.

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PNP to file criminal charges vs ASG for the Aug. 12 clashes in Basilan

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on PNP to file criminal charges vs ASG for the Aug. 12 clashes in Basilan 

MANILA, Aug. 19 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) will file criminal charges against Furuji Indama and his men for the day-long clashes in Basilan province last Aug. 12 that killed 23 government troops and 31 Abu Sayyaf bandits and lawless members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

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Fire erupts at SM San Lazaro in Manila

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on Fire erupts at SM San Lazaro in Manila 

MANILA, Aug. 19 — A small fire broke out inside the SM City San Lazaro, causing tension to employees and customers in Sta. Cruz, Manila on Wednesday afternoon.

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Comfort women serenade PGMA

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on Comfort women serenade PGMA 

STA. RITA, Pampanga, Aug. 19 — Sixteen members of the Malaya Lola, a group of comfort women based in Candaba, Pampanga, serenaded President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during her visit to Barangay San Juan (Macaba) of this town this afternoon.

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Ampatuan wants LGUs in ARMM represented in GRP-MILF talks

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on Ampatuan wants LGUs in ARMM represented in GRP-MILF talks 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Aug. 19 — Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov. Datu Zaldy Ampatuan wants local government units (LGUs) in the region to be represented in the peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

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RP generates 6.2 billion US dollars from PGMA’s US visit

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on RP generates 6.2 billion US dollars from PGMA’s US visit 

MANILA, Aug. 19 — The Philippines generated at least 6.2 billion US dollars in investments, trade, and aid from the recent US visit of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

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Palace confident FVR will continue to extend help in administration coalition

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on Palace confident FVR will continue to extend help in administration coalition 

MANILA, Aug. 19 — Although saddened by the decision of former President Fidel V. Ramos to decline the position of chairman emeritus in the merged Lakas-Kampi-CMD, Malacanang expressed confidence Wednesday that the former President will continue to be of help to the administration coalition.

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