PGMA condoles family of deceased OFW

August 24, 2009 11:09 pm· Comments Off on PGMA condoles family of deceased OFW 

PGMA_at_OFW_wakePresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo personally offers her condolences to the family of deceased overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Joel Llorente during her unscheduled visit to the Llorente family residence at Violago Homes in Payatas, Quezon City Monday (August 24, 2009). Shown in photo being comforted by the President are Llorente’s wife Lourdes and children Joel Louie and Maria Lourdes (1st and 2nd from left). Sitting behind them are Overseas Workers Welfare Administration head Carmelita Dimzon and Labor and Employment Secretary Marianito Roque. Llorente died on board a Saudi Airlines flight before the plane reached the Ninoy Aquino International Airport last Wednesday. (PNA photo by Jesus M. Escaros)
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Friendship gift from Korea National Red Cross

August 24, 2009 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Friendship gift from Korea National Red Cross 

2408philhealthThe current celebration of “Buwan ng Wika” (National Language Month) this August and latest updates on the national government’s “Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program” (4Ps) and PhilHealth were among the major topics tackled at the “Kapihan ng Bayan” at the Sulo Hotel Monday (August 24, 2009). In photo are (from left) Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino chairman Joe Ladera Santos; PhilHealth president and CEO Rey B. Aquino; National Broadcasting Network (NBN) veteran broadcaster Mario Garcia, moderator; Cathy Untalan; Ely Saludar of RMN (Radio Mindanao Network); and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Undersecretary for General Administrative Support Services Group Lualhati Pablo. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros)
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QC Hall execs present to Sen. Villar set of historical books

August 24, 2009 11:05 pm· Comments Off on QC Hall execs present to Sen. Villar set of historical books 

pugad-87-aSenator Manny Villar accepts from Quezon City government officials led by Quezon City Mayor Feliciano “SB” Belmonte, Jr. (fifth from left) a set of historical books during the 113th anniversary celebration of the Cry of Pugad Lawin on Sunday (August 23). Handing over the books is National Historical Institute chief and Historic Sites and Education Division Arch. Veronica Dado. Joining the ceremony are Vice Mayor Herbert Bautista (beside Sen. Villar), city councilors Edcel Lagman (extreme left), Dorothy Delarmente, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Bong Suntay, Bayani Hipol and Barangay Bahay Toro chairman Dennis Caboboy (extreme right).(PNA photo by Boy Antonio)
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Villar, Belmonte lead wreath-laying at the Dambana ng Pugad Lawin

August 24, 2009 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Villar, Belmonte lead wreath-laying at the Dambana ng Pugad Lawin 

pugad-56-aSenator Manuel Villar (2nd from right) and Quezon City Mayor Feliciano “SB” Belmonte lead floral offering at the Dambana ng Pugad Lawin in Barangay Bahay Toro, Project 8, Quezon City, commemorating the 113th Anniversary of the “Cry of Pugad Lawin”. (PNA photo By Boy Antonio)
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Villar, top QC execs at 113th anniversary of “The Cry of Pugad Lawin”

August 24, 2009 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Villar, top QC execs at 113th anniversary of “The Cry of Pugad Lawin” 

pugad-flag_raisingSenator Manny Villar and Quezon City Mayor Sonny Belmonte (lower photo) lead the flag-raising ceremony during August 23 (Sunday) celebration of the 113th Anniversary of “The Cry of Pugad Lawin” in Barangay Bahay Toro in Quezon City. Also with them are vice-mayor Herbert Bautista with, QC 1st district Rep. Vincent Crisologo and Barangay Bahay-Toro chair Dennis Caboboy as well as representatives of National Historical Institute, Pugad Lawin Phils. Inc., QC School Division, Knights of Columbus, Quezon City Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines-General Headquaters Band. (PNA photos By Boy Antonio)
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Gov't confident talks with MILF will resume soon

August 24, 2009 9:45 am· Comments Off on Gov't confident talks with MILF will resume soon 

MANILA, Aug. 24 — Malacanang today expressed optimism that the stalled peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will resume despite the recent bloody gun battle in Basilan.

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PGMA wants full electrification by yearend

August 24, 2009 9:45 am· Comments Off on PGMA wants full electrification by yearend 

LUBAO, Pampanga, Aug. 24 – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has ordered the complete electrification of the remaining 743 rural barangays nationwide before the year ends.

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More barangays energized under PGMA

August 24, 2009 9:45 am· Comments Off on More barangays energized under PGMA 

LUBAO, Pampanga, Aug. 24 (PNA – The administration of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has the highest rate of barangays energized in the country compared to the past three administrations, according to Presidential Assistant for Electrification Fr. Francisco Silva.

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Malacañang urges government agencies to comply with SC ruling on Manila Bay cleanup

August 24, 2009 9:45 am· Comments Off on Malacañang urges government agencies to comply with SC ruling on Manila Bay cleanup 

MANILA, Aug. 24 — Malacanang today urged all government agencies involved in the Manila Bay cleanup to strictly abide by the Supreme Court’s order and submit their report on what steps they have taken to comply with the December 2008 ruling.

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Gov't remains open in pursuing peace talks with NDF

August 24, 2009 9:45 am· Comments Off on Gov't remains open in pursuing peace talks with NDF 

MANILA, Aug. 24 — Malacanang remains open in pursuing peace talks with the National Democratic Front (NDF) as part of the government’s goal to achieve lasting peace in the country.

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