RP Strategy on Climate Change Adaptation

August 18, 2010 11:40 am· Comments Off on RP Strategy on Climate Change Adaptation 

Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje (left) hands over The Philippine Strategy on Climate Change Adaptation (PSCCA) 2010-2022 to Climate Change Commission Vice-Chair Heherson Alvarez (right) as Senator Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change, looks on during the bookís ceremonial launching at the Mabini Hall in MalacaÒang. Paje said the PSCCA is the result of almost a year of consensus building among government agencies, local government units, and other stakeholders, and will serve as a national guide in all actions the country has to undertake in the next 12 years to adapt to climate change. (PNA photo courtesy of DENR) V3/eda

Manila Water pipeline along Magsaysay boulevard bridge leaks

August 18, 2010 11:39 am· Comments Off on Manila Water pipeline along Magsaysay boulevard bridge leaks 

Children (top photo) enjoy watching and bathing as a leaking giant iron pipeline of the Maynilad Water along Magsaysay Boulevard’s Bridge, Sta. Mesa, Manila Tuesday (August 17, 2010)leaks causing a rain shower-like situation. In lower photo, some female students and other commuters going to Pureza St., Sta. Mesa are stranded because they could not cross the street due to the strong fountain-like water leak. (PNA photos by Jess Escaros Jr.)
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Mayor Bistek’s 1st SOCA: QC Towards Progress Now!

August 18, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on Mayor Bistek’s 1st SOCA: QC Towards Progress Now! 

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista (left photo) delivers his first State of the City Address (SOCA) at Albert Hall, City Hall on Monday (Aug. 16,2010). In attendance are four congressional representatives, led by House Speaker Feliciano R. Belmonte Jr. (4th District); 1st District Rep. Vincent “Bingbong” Crisologo; 2nd District Rep. Winnie Castelo; and 3rd District Rep. Jorge “Bolet” Banal III; government and barangay officials as well as NGOs. Mayor Bautista says becoming a “21st century” city will be pursued by opening Quezon City to international trade. (PNA photos by Boy Antonio)
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Meralco Basketball Team at PSA forum

August 18, 2010 11:37 am· Comments Off on Meralco Basketball Team at PSA forum 

The new Meralco Basketball team represented by Ramon Segismundo, Meralco senior vice president(center); Purefoods -acquired coach Ryan Gregorio (left) and Nandy Padua, team manager, appear before sportswriters on Aug. 17,2010 at the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA)Forum in United Nations Avenue, Ermita, Manila. Meralco has firmed up its grand entry into the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), Asia’s first ever play-for-pay league, starting next PBA season in October.(PNA photo by Marvie A. Lloren)
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DFA pays tribute to lady envoys in photo exhibits

August 18, 2010 11:36 am· Comments Off on DFA pays tribute to lady envoys in photo exhibits 

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo (center) with his wife Lovely T. Romulo leads the ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, August 16, 2010, together with Lady Ambassadors (from left to right) Delia Domingo Albert, Leticia Ramos Shahani and Rosario Manalo. The photo exhibit, entitled, “Her Excellency Philippine Lady Ambassadors at the Frontlines of Diplomacy”, honors 66 past and present women ambassadors. The photo exhibits are now open at the DFA main lobby in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez) DCT/fom/ogi

Ambassador Leticia Ramos Shahani at the DFA Photo Exhibit in honor of all lady ambassadors

August 18, 2010 11:35 am· Comments Off on Ambassador Leticia Ramos Shahani at the DFA Photo Exhibit in honor of all lady ambassadors 

Ambassador and former senator Leticia Ramos Shahani delivers her speech during the opening of the Photo Exhibit honoring the past and present Philippine lady ambassadors at Bulwagang Apolinario Mabini at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) building in Pasay City on Monday, Aug. 16. The photo exhibit is entitled “Her Excellency Philippine Lady Ambassadors at the Frontlines of Diplomacy”. Shahani is the first lady ambassador assigned abroad to an RP mission in Romania and the first Philippine lady ambassador who became United Nations undersecretary for women where she was the first to prepare the draft of CEDAW (Committee on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women). At right photo are representative of the diplomatic community. (PNA photos by Oliver Marquez)
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