Victor Corpus takes oath as Head of Office of Veterans Affairs at RP Embassy in Washington, D.C.

September 9, 2009 10:23 pm· Comments Off on Victor Corpus takes oath as Head of Office of Veterans Affairs at RP Embassy in Washington, D.C. 

09victorcorpusExecutive Secretary Eduardo Ermita swears in Victor Corpus Wednesday (Sept. 9, 2009) as Presidential Representative/Head of Office of Veterans Affairs at the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., U.S.A. (PNA/NIB photo by R. Baniquet)
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PNRC first aiders on the go this First Aid Month

September 9, 2009 10:22 pm· Comments Off on PNRC first aiders on the go this First Aid Month 

zamboanga_picVolunteers from the Philippine National Red Cross Zamboanga City Chapter give first aid to some of the rescued passengers of the SuperFerry 9 that sank off the coast of Zamboanga Peninsula Sunday (Sept. 6, 2009). The country is celebrating First Aid Month this September. (PNA/PNRC photo)
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PGMA welcomes UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo De Boer

September 9, 2009 10:20 pm· Comments Off on PGMA welcomes UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo De Boer 

09climatechangePresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo welcomes Yvo De Boer, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), during his courtesy call Tuesday (Sept. 8, 2009) at the Bureau of Immigration Commissioner’s Office in Intramuros, Manila. (PNA/NIB photo by R. Canilang)
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BMI hearing on SuperFerry 9 sinking to start on Friday, PCG says

September 9, 2009 10:30 am· Comments Off on BMI hearing on SuperFerry 9 sinking to start on Friday, PCG says 

MANILA, Sept. 9 — Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commandant Admiral Wilfredo Tamayo has ordered the immediate convening of the Board of Marine Inquiry (BMI) to conduct investigation into the sinking of the SuperFerry 9 which claimed the lives of 10 passengers off the coast of Zamboanga Peninsula on Sunday morning.

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PAO ready to provide legal aid to victims of SuperFerry 9 tragedy

September 9, 2009 10:30 am· Comments Off on PAO ready to provide legal aid to victims of SuperFerry 9 tragedy 

MANILA, Sept. 9 — The Public Attorney's Office (PAO) is ready to provide legal assistance to the families of the victims of the SuperFerry 9 tragedy off the coast of Zamboanga Peninsula last Sunday.

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Government doing its best to address corruption, human rights

September 9, 2009 10:30 am· Comments Off on Government doing its best to address corruption, human rights 

MANILA, Sept. 9 — The government is seriously addressing concerns on corruption and human rights in the country, according to Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita.

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Misamis Oriental and Iligan City fisherfolks hail PGMA's ISLA project

September 9, 2009 10:30 am· Comments Off on Misamis Oriental and Iligan City fisherfolks hail PGMA's ISLA project 

LUGAIT, Misamis Oriental, Sept. 9 — Members of the Misamis Oriental and Iligan City federation of fisherfolks expressed their gratitude to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo this morning for her Integrated Services for Livelihood Advancement (ISLA) undertaken in cooperation with the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE).

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PGMA dispels legend of the 'secret mountain'

September 9, 2009 10:30 am· Comments Off on PGMA dispels legend of the 'secret mountain' 

INITAO-LIBERTAD, Misamis Oriental, Sept. 9 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo today dispelled the legend of this municipality's centuries-old forest called by natives as “Lasang,” by bravely entering it and coming out unscathed after several minutes.

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Counsels of First Couple slam report on alleged foundations

September 9, 2009 10:30 am· Comments Off on Counsels of First Couple slam report on alleged foundations 

MANILA, Sept. 9 — Counsels of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo today slammed reports insinuating the First Couple have created foundations that benefit from government funds.

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(Metro News) Maynilad announces Manila water service interruption schedule

September 9, 2009 10:30 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Maynilad announces Manila water service interruption schedule 

MANILA, Sep. 9 – Maynilad announced Wednesday it will temporarily interrupt water service in parts of Manila from 8 p.m. September 13 (Sunday) to 12 p.m. September 14 (Monday) to upgrade its pipe network there.

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