2nd Nokia Pilipinas Youth Invitationals on Nov. 5-8 in Cebu

October 13, 2009 9:46 pm· Comments Off on 2nd Nokia Pilipinas Youth Invitationals on Nov. 5-8 in Cebu 

psa10-13-09-14The 2nd Nokia Pilipinas Youth Invitational Basketball Championship on Nov. 5 up to 8 at the University of San Carlos Gym in Cebu City was announced at the PSA forum by head coach Eric Altamirano (third from left). Assisting Altamirano were (from left) assistant coach Joey Guanio, Nikka Abes, Nokia corporate communications manager,Noli Eala Samahang Basketball ng Pilipinas(SBP)executive director Noli Eala, Rotary Club Cebu Fuente president Rady Abarintos, team manager of Nokia Pilipinas men’s under-16, Joel Lopa and assistant coach Mon Jose. (PNA photo by Boy Antonio) LOR

Timex Run 2009 fires off Nov. 15

October 13, 2009 9:45 pm· Comments Off on Timex Run 2009 fires off Nov. 15 

psa10-13-09-8Timex coach Rio de la Cruz(second from left)expects a huge field vying for top honors in the 3k,5k,10k and 21k runs at the Bonifacio High Street in Global City, Taguig come Nov.15. Supporting the first part of the The RunRio Trilogy from left are Avinash Uttamchadani, general manager Newtrends International Corp., B. Austria, senior admininstrative manager of Robinson’s Land Corp. and Ms. Tess Miranda, national advertising and promo manager, Robinson’s Land Corp.(PNA photo by Boy Antonio) LOR

Sec. Razon turns over OPAPP flag to Undersecretary Tan

October 13, 2009 9:41 pm· Comments Off on Sec. Razon turns over OPAPP flag to Undersecretary Tan 

opapp-tan-finalSecretary Avelino I. Razon Jr. relinquishes his post as the Presidential Assistant on the Peace Process during a simple turn over ceremony on Monday in Pasig City. Undersecretary Nabil Alfad Tan has been named by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the new Presidential Assistant on the Peace Process. The ceremony was attended government officials led by Presidential Management Chief and former OPAPP Head Secretary Hermogenes Esperon. /V3/(PNA photos by Boy Antonio)

Essay contest on "interfaith" launched for NAM's December meeting

October 13, 2009 9:35 pm· Comments Off on Essay contest on "interfaith" launched for NAM's December meeting 

MANILA, Oct. 14 —- Essays are being solicited from high school students for a nationwide contest on the theme “Interfaith initiatives: what it means to me and my country.”

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UK in top spot as world's leading financial center

October 13, 2009 9:35 pm· Comments Off on UK in top spot as world's leading financial center 

MANILA, Oct. 14 — The United Kingdom is now the world's leading international financial center among 55 ranked systems, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF) Financial Development Report released recently.

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Dagupan hospitals not spared by Pepeng's flood

October 13, 2009 9:35 pm· Comments Off on Dagupan hospitals not spared by Pepeng's flood 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 14 -— Owners of hospitals whose equipment and facilities were destroyed as a result of the flood that submerged Dagupan City from October 9 to 11 are seeking help from President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

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Army condemns killing of Lumads by terrorists

October 13, 2009 9:35 pm· Comments Off on Army condemns killing of Lumads by terrorists 

CAMP APOLINARIO, Panacan, Davao City, Oct. 14 -– The army hierarchy condemned to the strongest terms possible the killing of our Lumad brothers by local terrorists (NPA) in their pursue of massive orchestrated oppression of the masses particularly the indigenous peoples of Davao region and nearby areas.

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UN lends a hand to community efforts to adapt to climate change

October 13, 2009 9:35 pm· Comments Off on UN lends a hand to community efforts to adapt to climate change 

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 14 — With small communities the least equipped to cope with climate change, a United Nations- backed pilot project is helping to boost their resistance to coastal erosion, sea-level rise, increasingly erratic rainfall, and other effects of global warming.

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Magnitude-6.3 earthquake hits off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, says USGS

October 13, 2009 9:35 pm· Comments Off on Magnitude-6.3 earthquake hits off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, says USGS 

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14 — An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred off the Aleutian Islands of the U.S. state of Alaska on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

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Obama vows to decide on troops deployment in Afghanistan soon

October 13, 2009 9:35 pm· Comments Off on Obama vows to decide on troops deployment in Afghanistan soon 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 — President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that the United States' principal goal in Afghanistan remains to "root out" al-Qaeda and its extremist allies, and that he would make a decision on whether or not to send more troops to Afghanistan in "the coming weeks."

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