PGMA is welcomed by Prince Muhammed Bin Fahd, Governor of the Eastern Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

September 21, 2009 10:39 pm· Comments Off on PGMA is welcomed by Prince Muhammed Bin Fahd, Governor of the Eastern Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

210909gma003President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is welcomed by Prince Muhammed Bin Fahd, Governor of the Eastern Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, upon her arrival at the Royal Saudi Air Force Base Sunday (Sept. 20, 2009). (PNA/NIB photo by R.Mailo)
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The best of Phil Kayaking 42K 2009 in Cavite

September 21, 2009 10:36 pm· Comments Off on The best of Phil Kayaking 42K 2009 in Cavite 

kayakleg2-42k__winnersThe crown of the 42K of the Phil Kayaking Series 2009 went to RP rowers Alex and Alvin Generalo (3rd and 4th from left)with GM Cathy Lee Tolentino of the Caylabne Coast and Stanie D Soriano of DOT (1st and 2nd from left), M. Caloy of the local organizers and Val Camara, President of Philippine Kayaking Association, Inc. (Lower left) are second placers (3rd and 4th)Richard Lukoda and Saldy de la Cruz. (Right lower photo) are third placers (2nd and 3rd from right) Elizabeth Segovia and Norvel Cajes during the awarding ceremony at Ternate,Cavite.(PNA photos by Boy Antonio)
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PGMA exchanges pleasantries with Prince Muhammed Bin Fahd, Governor of the Eastern Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

September 21, 2009 10:35 pm· Comments Off on PGMA exchanges pleasantries with Prince Muhammed Bin Fahd, Governor of the Eastern Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

210909gma001President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo exchanges pleasantries with Prince Muhammed Bin Fahd, Governor of the Eastern Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia upon her arrival at the Royal Saudi Air Force Base in Dharan Sunday (Sept. 20, 2009). (PNA/NIB photo by R.Mailo)
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PGMA greets members of the Filipino community in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

September 21, 2009 10:17 pm· Comments Off on PGMA greets members of the Filipino community in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

210909gma004A visibly elated President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo greets members of the Filipino community in Saudi Arabia upon her arrival at Movenpick Hotel Banquet Hall, Al-Khobar Eastern Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Sunday (Sept. 20, 2009). (PNA/NIB photo by R. Mailo)
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Winners of the 42k and 5k Philippine Kayaking Series 2009

September 21, 2009 10:15 pm· 1 Comment 

kayakleg2-_5km_winnersThe 42-kilometer Philippine Kayaking Series 2009 winners in the Cavite-Corregidor-Bataan race (top photo), twins Alvin and Alex Generalo (with medals) of the RP Team, together with Caylabne Bay Beach general manager Cathy Lee Tolentino, Stanie D. Soriano of the Department of Tourism (PCVR), M. Caloy of the local organizing committee and emcee Lito Cinco. The lower photo shows 5-k runners-up (third and fourth from left) Amy Liu and Chris Sporh of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The other photo shows 42-k third prize winners (third and fourth from left) Norvel Cajes and Elizabeth Segovia during the awarding ceremonies held in Camaya Coast, Ternate, Cavite. (PNA photos by Boy Antonio)
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Everbody cleans-up beach in Corregidor Island

September 21, 2009 10:14 pm· Comments Off on Everbody cleans-up beach in Corregidor Island 

kayakleg2-clean_upThe participants of 42km Kayaking races from Ternate,Cavite to Corregidor Island, in cooperation with the Philippine Kayak Association and sponsors, the Department of Tourism (DOT),Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR),Local Government Units(LGU),Coast Guard and Philippine Navy feverishly cleaned up tons of plastic, water lilies, papers, rotting wood, bottles and all sorts of waste materials at the South Dock, Corregidor Island last Sept. 20.(PNA photos by Boy Antonio)
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PGMA hails OFWs as partners in RP’s progress

September 21, 2009 10:49 am· Comments Off on PGMA hails OFWs as partners in RP’s progress 

AL-KHOBAR, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sept. 21 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo hailed last night overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) as partners in uplifting the Philippine economy.

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Lawmaker assures of P5-B new fund for Philhealth

September 21, 2009 10:49 am· Comments Off on Lawmaker assures of P5-B new fund for Philhealth 

MANILA, Sept. 21 — Members of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth) can now sleep better at night as the state-run national health insurer was assured of another P5 billion in fresh funding in the proposed P1.541-trillion General Appropriations Act (GAA) of 2010.

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Zubiri urges NHA, MMDA to expedite inventory of relocation sites for informal settlers

September 21, 2009 10:49 am· Comments Off on Zubiri urges NHA, MMDA to expedite inventory of relocation sites for informal settlers 

MANILA, Sept. 21 — Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri has urged the National Housing Authority (NHA) and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to speed up the identification of relocation sites for 544,609 informal settlers in Metro Manila.

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Nueva Ecija solon proposes tax on idle lands

September 21, 2009 10:49 am· Comments Off on Nueva Ecija solon proposes tax on idle lands 

MANILA, Sept. 21 — A lawmaker has sought the imposition of tax on idle lands to encourage productivity and spur economic growth in the countryside.

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