PGMA shows a copy of the Climate Change Act of 2009 after formally signing it into law

October 23, 2009 10:12 pm· Comments Off on PGMA shows a copy of the Climate Change Act of 2009 after formally signing it into law 

climate_changePresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo shows a copy of the Climate Change Act of 2009 after formally signing it into law Friday (Oct. 23, 2009) at Malacanang’s Rizal Hall. Also in photo are from (left) Senator Loren Legarda, Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, Rep. Maria Arago, Rep. Neptali Gonzalez Jr., Rep. Roilo Golez, Rep. Eric Singson and Rep. Albert Garcia. (PNA/NIB photo by B.Canilang)
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PGMA signs into law the Climate Change Act of 2009 at Malacanang’s Rizal Hall

October 23, 2009 10:05 pm· Comments Off on PGMA signs into law the Climate Change Act of 2009 at Malacanang’s Rizal Hall 

rizal_hallPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo signs into law the Climate Change Act of 2009 Friday (Oct. 23, 2009) at Malacanang’s Rizal Hall. With the President are (seated from left) Senator Loren Legarda, Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, and Rep. Eric Singson and (standing from left) Presidential Adviser on Global Warming and Climate Change Heherson Alvarez, Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, Rep. Ignacio Arroyo, Rep. Maria Evita Arago, Rep. Neptali Gonzalez Jr., Rep. Roilo Golez, Rep. Albert Garcia, and Rep. Edcel Lagman. (PNA/NIB photo by L.Iglesias)
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Candles for All Saints’ Day

October 23, 2009 10:03 pm· Comments Off on Candles for All Saints’ Day 

kandila023MANILA, Oct. 23 (PNA) – With All Saints’ Day barely a week from now, candle manufacturers in an agrarian reform community (ARC) in Calatagan, Batangas are rushing orders of white candles from Metro Manila traders for the nationwide observance of that special day. The candles sell at P10, P12, P15 and P18 each. (PNA)/V3/(PNA photo by Joel C. Atencio)

Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita swears in Victor Domingo as Acting Secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways

October 23, 2009 9:58 pm· Comments Off on Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita swears in Victor Domingo as Acting Secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways 

new_dpwh_secExecutive Secretary Eduardo Ermita swears in Victor Domingo as Acting Secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways in simple ceremony Thursday (October 22, 2009) at Malacanang. Domingo replaced former DPWH Secretary Hermogenes Ebdane, who resigned./V3/(PNA/NIB photo by R. Baniquet)gsc

PGMA cuts the ceremonial ribbon to signal the opening of Philippines Convergy Corporation’s newest facility in the country

October 23, 2009 9:55 pm· Comments Off on PGMA cuts the ceremonial ribbon to signal the opening of Philippines Convergy Corporation’s newest facility in the country 

convergy_2President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo cuts the ceremonial ribbon to signal the opening of Philippines Convergy Corporation’s newest facility in the country, Thursday (October 22) at Glorietta 5, along Ayala Avenue in Makati City. Also in photo are from (left) Trade and Industry Secretary Peter Favila, Convergy’s vice president and head of operations Ivic Mueco, Convergyís Corp. Country Manager Marife Zamora, Convergyís Global HR vice president Clark Handy, United States Ambassador Kristie Kenney and Commission on Information and Communications Technology chairman Rey Chua. (PNA/NIB photo by R. Borja)/V3/gsc/

PGMA shakes hands with a call center employee

October 23, 2009 9:52 pm· Comments Off on PGMA shakes hands with a call center employee 

convergysPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo shakes hands with a call center employee after she spearheaded the formal launching of Convergys largest contact center Thursday (October 22) at the Glorietta 5, Ayala Avenue in Makati City. (PNA/NIB photo by R. Borja)/V3/gsc/

(Metro News) QCPD, SSS chief Neri files criminal charges vs. attacker

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) QCPD, SSS chief Neri files criminal charges vs. attacker 

MANILA, Oct. 23 –- The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) on Friday filed criminal charges against an alleged communist rebel based in Pampanga Province on suspicion of strafing the house of Social Security System (SSS) president Romulo Neri two weeks ago in Quezon City.

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PGMA intervention in aerial spraying row in Mindanao sought

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on PGMA intervention in aerial spraying row in Mindanao sought 

MANILA, Oct. 23 – An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines National Secretariat for Social Action, Justice and Peace is seeking an audience with President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to discuss the banning of the use of aerial spraying in banana plantations in Mindanao.

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(Metro News) QC cops gets flood rescue training

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC cops gets flood rescue training 

MANILA, Oct. 23 — Sixty policemen of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) are undergoing intensified flood rescue operations training at the La Mesa Dam lagoon in Fairview, Quezon City as part of QC Mayor Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte’s directive to intensify disaster preparedness in the city.

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(METRO NEWS) QC to give financial aid to “Pepeng” victims in northern Luzon

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on (METRO NEWS) QC to give financial aid to “Pepeng” victims in northern Luzon 

MANILA, Oct. 23 – Quezon City Mayor Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte Jr. on Friday said the Quezon City government is extending financial assistance to provinces in Northern Luzon affected by typhoon “Pepeng.”

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