PGMA delivers a short message during the groundbreaking ceremonies for the P40-M Roxas City Drainage System Project

December 7, 2009 11:56 pm· Comments Off on PGMA delivers a short message during the groundbreaking ceremonies for the P40-M Roxas City Drainage System Project 

07drainagePresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo delivers a short message after she led the groundbreaking ceremonies for the P40-milion Roxas City Drainage System Project Monday (Dec. 7, 2009) in Roxas City, Capiz. With the President in photo are (from left) Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Director Rolando Asis, Roxas City Mayor Vicente Bermejo, and Capiz Governor Victor Tanco. (PNA/NIB photo by A.Francisco)
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Zoobic Park: Favorite destination of students on educational tour

December 7, 2009 11:50 pm· Comments Off on Zoobic Park: Favorite destination of students on educational tour 

07zoobic001The Zoobic Park of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is a favorite destination by students during their annual educational tour or field trip. Upper photo shows a big group of University of Santo Tomas (UST) students upon their arrival Saturday (Dec. 5, 2009) at the Zoobic Park which features various animal species such as tiger, lion, miniature horse, Dromedary camel, Philippine warty pig, Asian albino, water buffalo, ostrich, bearcat, Burmese python and Damara sheep, among others. (PNA photos by Jess Escaros Jr.)
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Dato Arroyo donates potable drinking water project in CamSur

December 7, 2009 11:49 pm· Comments Off on Dato Arroyo donates potable drinking water project in CamSur 

datoCongressman Dato Arroyo (1st District, Camarines Sur) leads the launching of a potable drinking water project he donated for the residents of a coastal area in Barangay Ngaran, San Fernando. Dato watches Gerald Notario, 10 yrs. old, tries a newly-installed faucet that will provide safe drinking water for the residents of the barangay. Also in photo is Barangay Ngaran chairman Zosimo M. Morada Jr., other local and barangay officials. (PNA Photo by Roland Nablo)
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Ampatuan 'warlordism' started during Aquino regime — Remonde

December 7, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on Ampatuan 'warlordism' started during Aquino regime — Remonde 

MANILA, Dec. 7 — Malacanang has hinted that the "warlordism" of the Ampatuan clan in Maguindanao province started during the administration of the late President Corazon C. Aquino in 1986.

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DENR streamlines ECC processing in LLDA, SBMA areas

December 7, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on DENR streamlines ECC processing in LLDA, SBMA areas 

MANILA, Dec. 7 — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has streamlined the processing and issuance of environmental compliance certificates (ECCs) and certificates of non-coverage (CNCs) for projects within two special areas in the country.

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EcoWaste coalition seeks the elimination of lead in paints

December 7, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on EcoWaste coalition seeks the elimination of lead in paints 

MANILA, Dec. 7 — As Filipino children long for the most joyous occasion of gift-giving on Christmas Day, health and environmental advocates bid for possibly the best gift that will safeguard kids’ health: the elimination of lead in paints.

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Blackout hits Zamboanga City

December 7, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on Blackout hits Zamboanga City 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Dec. 7 — Several parts of this southern port city were plunged to darkness late Sunday as the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has shut down its 69-kilovolt (KV) Line 1.

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Food supply in CL to remain stable throughout the Christmas season

December 7, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on Food supply in CL to remain stable throughout the Christmas season 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Dec. 7 — The Department of Agriculture (DA) Region 3 has assured that there is a sufficient supply of food in Central Luzon to meet the rising demand during the Christmas season.

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Adopt-a-mojon program to settle land disputes in CL‏

December 7, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on Adopt-a-mojon program to settle land disputes in CL‏ 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Dec. 7 – Environment authorities here forged top-level agreements with 27 mayors of the Pampanga and Bataan Mayors Leagues in a bid to preserve land monuments established under the Philippine Reference System of 1992 (PRS92) and help resolve land conflict cases that clog the local courts each year.

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PNP-Pampanga intensifies preparedness for Christmas season

December 7, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on PNP-Pampanga intensifies preparedness for Christmas season 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Dec. 7 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) here has deployed more policemen in the streets as part of its intensified effort to maintain peace and order during Christmas season.

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