Kaakbay Party-list bets vow to work for budget reforms in Congress

April 8, 2010 11:52 pm· Comments Off on Kaakbay Party-list bets vow to work for budget reforms in Congress 

As the overseas absentee voting starts on Saturday (April 10, 2010) and will go on until May 10 at Philippine embassies and consular offices in various countries, Kaakbay Party-list bets have said they will work for budget reforms in Congress to realize the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of Kabuhayan (poverty reduction), Kalusugan (health), Karunungan (education), Kalikasan (environment), Katarungan (justice, good governance) and Kaunlaran (development, progress). (PNA photo)
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PGMA waves to her well-wishers before she departs for Hanoi, Vietnam to attend the 16th ASEAN Summit

April 8, 2010 11:46 pm· Comments Off on PGMA waves to her well-wishers before she departs for Hanoi, Vietnam to attend the 16th ASEAN Summit 

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo waves to her well-wishers before her departure Thursday morning (April 8, 2010) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Centennial Terminal 2 for Hanoi, Vietnam to attend the 16th ASEAN Summit. (PNA/NIB photo by R.Baniquet)
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PGMA, escorted by AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Delfin Bangit, salutes the colors

April 8, 2010 11:44 pm· Comments Off on PGMA, escorted by AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Delfin Bangit, salutes the colors 

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, escorted by Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Delfin Bangit, salutes the colors during a foyer honor before her departure Thursday morning (April 8, 2010) at the Centennial Terminal 2 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City to attend the 16th ASEAN Summit in Hanoi, Vietnam. (PNA/NIB photo by R.Baniquet)
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USAID, Petron donate two-room school building to Tuyan Elementary School in Malapatan, Sarangani

April 8, 2010 11:39 pm· Comments Off on USAID, Petron donate two-room school building to Tuyan Elementary School in Malapatan, Sarangani 

United States Embassy Charge d’Affaires Leslie Bassett and Sarangani Gov. Miguel Dominguez (2nd and 3rd from left, respectively) lead the cutting of the ceremonial ribbon during the recent turnover of a new two-classroom school building to Tuyan Elementary School in Malapatan, Sarangani. The new school building was donated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Petron Foundation Inc. Also in photo are (from left) Department of Education Region XII Director Isabelita Borres, Petron Foundation Executive Director Malu Erni, and USAID/Philippines Mission Director Elzadia Washington. (PNA photo)
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Ocampo discusses agrarian reform program at Usaping Balita Media Forum

April 8, 2010 11:32 pm· Comments Off on Ocampo discusses agrarian reform program at Usaping Balita Media Forum 

Bayan Muna Party-list Rep. and Nacionalista Party guest senatorial candidate Satur Ocampo stresses a point during the Usaping Balita Media Forum at Serye Restaurant & Cafe in Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City Thursday (April 8, 2010). The current election campaign and the distribution of all agricultural lands to farmers as mandated under a new law extending the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program dominated the discussion during the forum moderated by Ariel Ayala of Radio Veritas. (PNA photo by Jess Escaros Jr.)
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Rep. Dato Arroyo in CamSur campaign rally

April 8, 2010 11:31 pm· Comments Off on Rep. Dato Arroyo in CamSur campaign rally 

Camarines Sur 2nd District Rep. Dato Arroyo and his wife Kakai (partly hidden) attend a campaign rally of Lakas-Kampi-CMD at the Iriga City Coliseum recently, with the Irigaƒos giving the young Arroyo a warm welcome. (PNA photo by Roland Nablo)

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Palace adviser seeks more loyalty checks within Lakas-Kampi

April 8, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on Palace adviser seeks more loyalty checks within Lakas-Kampi 

MANILA, April 8 — Presidential political adviser and Lakas-Kampi stalwart Prospero Pichay is pushing for increased frequency of loyalty checks within the party.

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Navy takes lesson from meet

April 8, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on Navy takes lesson from meet 

MANILA, April 8 — The Philippine Navy on Thursday culminated a two-day Maritime Senior Leaders Seminar (SLS) at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Manila, Navy spokesman Lt. Col. Edgard Arevalo said.

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Water in Pangasinan's San Roque dam remains critical

April 8, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on Water in Pangasinan's San Roque dam remains critical 

By Leonardo V. Micua

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, April 8 — The water level of the San Roque Multi-Purpose Dam Project (SRDMP) in San Manuel, Pangasinan remains critical due to the current dry spell affecting the northern part of the country.

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Global environment facility to assess 11 Mindanao sites of biodiversity conservation

April 8, 2010 11:02 am· Comments Off on Global environment facility to assess 11 Mindanao sites of biodiversity conservation 

DAVAO CITY, April 8 – The Global Environment Facility (GEF) will assess on Thursday, April 8, the progress of its biodiversity conservation projects in 11 sites in Mindanao.

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