Kapihan sa Sulo media forum tackles SC decision on the appointment of new chief justice

March 20, 2010 11:55 pm· Comments Off on Kapihan sa Sulo media forum tackles SC decision on the appointment of new chief justice 

The Supreme Court decision on the appointment of the successor of Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno dominates the discussion during the weekly Kapihan sa Sulo media forum participated in by (from right) Labor lawyer Popoy Flores, Dean Froilan Bacungan, constitutional expert Atty. Alan Paguia, and National Telecommunications Commission Deputy Commissioner Douglas Mallilin Saturday (March 20, 2010). Among the other topics discussed was the proposal to reduce the per-minute cost of calls and text messages. Also in photo is forum moderator Jonathan de la Cruz (extreme left). (PNA photo by Boy Antonio)
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New DFA-OCA Bldg. offers efficient consular services to the Filipino people

March 20, 2010 11:54 pm· Comments Off on New DFA-OCA Bldg. offers efficient consular services to the Filipino people 

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo (right) poses with Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales in front of the plaque of the new building of the Department of Foreign Affairs-Office of Consular Affairs. (PNA photo courtesy of DFA)
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PAO chief lawyer in San Carlos City shot dead by unknown assailants

March 20, 2010 12:03 pm· 1 Comment 

By Leonardo V. Micua

SAN CARLOS CITY, Mar. 20 —- The district chief of the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) in San Carlos City was gunned down and killed by two motorcycle-riding men wearing helmets in Barangay Cacaritan here at about 11:00 a.m. on Friday.

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'Gibo' mobbed in provincial sorties

March 20, 2010 12:03 pm· 1 Comment 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

SAN JOSE, Occidental Mindoro, March 20 — With barely more than a month of campaigning, Lakas-Kampi-CMD standard-bearer Gilberto "Gibo" Teodoro Jr. is mobbed by enthusiastic people and supporters in every province that he has visited so far.

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Army completes P4.5-M road project in Davao del Sur

March 20, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on Army completes P4.5-M road project in Davao del Sur 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 20 — The Philippine Army has completed the rehabilitation and construction of a P4.5-million farm-to-market road project in the province of Davao del Sur, military officials said.

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PGMA poses with Most Outstanding Women Achievement Awardees

March 20, 2010 12:49 am· Comments Off on PGMA poses with Most Outstanding Women Achievement Awardees 

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo poses with Most Outstanding Women Achievement Awardees (left to right) Lydia Secosana (entrepreneurship), Rosalinda Wee (Fil-Chinese community), Myrna Yao (Lifetime Achievement Award), Ambassador Delia Albert (Global Diplomacy), Doris Ho (business), and Police Chief Superintendent Gen. Yolanda Tanigue (Special Citation-First Female Philippine National Police Superintendent), during the awarding ceremony celebrating ‘A Decade of Women Empowerment’ Friday (March 19, 2010) at Malacanang’s Rizal Hall. (PNA/NIB photo by L.Iglesias)
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Employment growth discussed in ‘Friday Balitaan’

March 20, 2010 12:46 am· Comments Off on Employment growth discussed in ‘Friday Balitaan’ 

Director Cris Sy (center) of the Bureau of Local Employment of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) explains a labor force survey report showing that employment in the country has risen by 3 percent since January 2010, during the regular “Friday Balitaan” media forum at Hotel Rembrandt in Quezon City March 19, 2010. With her are (from left) Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Regional Director Vicente Paragas, head of the National Water and Resource Bureau (NWRB); and DOLE Assistant Secretary Ciriaco Laguzad, head of the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC). (PNA photo by Boy Antonio)
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PGMA inspects the prices of basic commodities in Ramon Magsaysay Public Market in Zamboanga del Sur

March 20, 2010 12:38 am· Comments Off on PGMA inspects the prices of basic commodities in Ramon Magsaysay Public Market in Zamboanga del Sur 

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo inspects the prices of basic commodities in one of the stalls of the Ramon Magsaysay Public Market in Zamboanga del Sur on Thursday (March 18, 2010). Joining the President are Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Jesli Lapus (extreme left) and Zamboanga del Sur Governor Aurora Cerilles. (PNA/NIB photo by R. Manabat)
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PGMA inspects the prices of fish in one of the stalls of the Ramon Magsaysay Public Market in Zamboanga del Sur

March 20, 2010 12:37 am· Comments Off on PGMA inspects the prices of fish in one of the stalls of the Ramon Magsaysay Public Market in Zamboanga del Sur 

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo inspects the prices of fish in one of the stalls of the Ramon Magsaysay Public Market in Zamboanga del Sur Thursday (March 18, 2010). Joining the President are Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Jesli Lapus and Zamboanga del Sur Governor Aurora Cerilles. (PNA/NIB photo by R.C. Manabat)
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