PGMA donates wheelchair during ‘Common Tao Day’ in Malacanang

November 28, 2009 11:54 pm· Comments Off on PGMA donates wheelchair during ‘Common Tao Day’ in Malacanang 

pgma-common_day_taoPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo shakes hands with Francisco Soriano after presenting him a wheelchair intended for his 85-year-old mother, Maria Soriano, who is suffering from a neck fracture. The donation was made during the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s (PCSO) “Common Tao Day” Friday (Nov. 27, 2009) at Malacaƒang Grounds. Looking on at left is Manila 6th District Rep. Bienvenido Abante. (PNA/NIB photo by B.Canilang)
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PGMA mobbed by more than 500 ‘cabalens’ representing various sectors in the second district of Pampanga

November 28, 2009 11:50 pm· Comments Off on PGMA mobbed by more than 500 ‘cabalens’ representing various sectors in the second district of Pampanga 

pgma-cabalens_500President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is all smiles as she is mobbed by more than 500 “cabalens” (provincemates) representing various sectors in the second district of Pampanga. The group marched to the Kalayaan Hall in Malacanang on Friday morning (Nov. 27, 2009) to urge her to run as congresswoman in the second district of the province and file her certificate of candidacy with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) before the December 1 deadline. (PNA/NIB photo by R.Mailo)
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PGMA receives the manifesto of support and petition of her ‘cabalens’ urging her to run for Congress

November 28, 2009 11:48 pm· Comments Off on PGMA receives the manifesto of support and petition of her ‘cabalens’ urging her to run for Congress 

pgma-pamp.-aitasPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo receives from 34-year-old Elizabeth Santiago, an Aeta teacher at the Sapang Uwak Elementary School in Porac, Pampanga, the manifesto of support and petition of her “cabalens” (provincemates) urging her to run as congresswoman in the second district of Pampanga. More than 500 residents representing various sectors in the six towns in the second district of the province trooped to the Kalayaan Hall in Malacanang on Friday morning (Nov. 27, 2009) to urge the President to file her candidacy with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) before the December 1 deadline. (PNA/NIB photo by M.Pascua)
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Japan accepts ICG membershp on Mindanao peace talks

November 28, 2009 10:13 am· Comments Off on Japan accepts ICG membershp on Mindanao peace talks 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Nov. 28 —- The government of Japan has officially accepted to become a member of the International Contact Group (ICG) on the Mindanao peace process, Japanese ambassador Makoto Katsura announced on Friday.

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UNICEF member in Mindanao shot, in critical condtion

November 28, 2009 10:13 am· Comments Off on UNICEF member in Mindanao shot, in critical condtion 

MANILA, Nov. 28 —- A staffmember of the UNICEF is in critical condition after he was shot on Thursday in Mindanao, it was confirmed Friday night by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

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DSWD conducts stress debriefing for victims’ kin in Maguindanao massacre

November 28, 2009 10:13 am· Comments Off on DSWD conducts stress debriefing for victims’ kin in Maguindanao massacre 

MANILA, Nov. 28 —- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is now conducting stress debriefing and counseling for the families of the victims of the Manguindanao carnage which left more than 57 people dead, including 27 media practitioners.

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(Metro News) Navotas city hall employees gets additional Yuletide benefits

November 28, 2009 10:13 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Navotas city hall employees gets additional Yuletide benefits 

MANILA, Nov. 28 —- As part of its efforts to provide more cheer for its employees this Christmas season, the Navotas local government announced that it has released additional cash benefits which includes, additional one month full salary and P2,500 cash gift each employee.

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Lawyers sue Napocor, SRPC over San Roque Dam's water spill

November 28, 2009 10:13 am· Comments Off on Lawyers sue Napocor, SRPC over San Roque Dam's water spill 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, Nov. 28 — At least 26 trial lawyers of Pangasinan believe that though high and mighty, the San Roque Multi-Purpose Dam Project (SRMDP) in San Manuel town, it is not invincible.

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China eyes 40 per cent reduction of CO2 emission in 2020

November 28, 2009 10:13 am· Comments Off on China eyes 40 per cent reduction of CO2 emission in 2020 

MANILA, Nov. 28 —- China will reduce the intensity of its carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP in 2020 by 40 to 45 per cent of the 2005 level, a ”voluntary action” which its State Council described as Beijing’s “major contribution to the global effort in tackling climate change."

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Lawmakers differ on death penalty issue

November 28, 2009 2:51 am· Comments Off on Lawmakers differ on death penalty issue 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Nov. 27 — As outrage over the Maguindanao massacre that claimed at least 57 lives continue to pour, many are clamoring for the revival of the death penalty.

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