President Aquino distributes relief goods to families displaced by flash floods in Eastern Visayas

January 15, 2011 11:29 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino distributes relief goods to families displaced by flash floods in Eastern Visayas 

President Benigno S. Aquino III distributes relief goods to families displaced by flash floods in Eastern Visayas Friday (Jan. 14, 2011) at the evacuation center in Saint Bernard Central Elementary School (SBCES) in Barangay Maria Socorro, Malibago, Southern Leyte. The relief goods include Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) relief packs and Department of Health (DOH) family hygiene and first aid kits. Also in photo are Saint Bernard Mayor Rico Rentuza and Southern Leyte Lone District Rep. Roger Mercado. (Photo by: Jay Morales/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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President Aquino hands over Certificate of Turnover to Butuan City Mayor Ferdinand Amante Jr.

January 15, 2011 11:28 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino hands over Certificate of Turnover to Butuan City Mayor Ferdinand Amante Jr. 

President Benigno S. Aquino III hands over Certificate of Turnover to Butuan City Mayor Ferdinand Amante Jr. at the CAAP Compound in Butuan City Airport. The President visited the province of Agusan del Norte on Friday (Jan. 14, 2011) to personally assess the extent of damages in the CARAGA region brought about by flash floods due to the effect of the tail-end of the cold front. (Photo by: Rey S. Baniquet/PCOO-NIB/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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President Aquino contemplates the possible imposition of a total log ban in the country

January 15, 2011 11:27 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino contemplates the possible imposition of a total log ban in the country 

President Benigno S. Aquino III is contemplating the possible imposition of a total log ban in the country after listening to the presentation of CARAGA Region Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Director and Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC)-Region XIII Chairman Blanche Gobenciong on massive damages brought by flash floods in the region during his visit to Agusan del Norte on Friday (Jan. 14, 2011). (Photo by: Jay Morales/ Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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President Aquino shows a photograph of confiscated logs in Caraga region

January 15, 2011 11:26 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino shows a photograph of confiscated logs in Caraga region 

President Benigno S. Aquino III shows a photograph of confiscated logs during his visit to the province of Agusan del Norte Friday (Jan. 14, 2011) to personally assess the extent of damages caused by flash floods in the Caraga region due to the effect of the tail-end of the cold front (TECF). The President said he is contemplating the possible imposition of a total log ban in the country to solve perennial problem of flooding in low-lying areas. (Photo by: Jay Morales/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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GSP Diamond Jubilee Alumni Website launching

January 15, 2011 11:25 pm· Comments Off on GSP Diamond Jubilee Alumni Website launching 

Mrs. Yolanda C. Hernandez (left), chairperson of the Girl Scouts of the Philippines’ 70th Anniversary Planning Committee, gives the welcome remarks during the launching of the GSP Diamond Jubilee Alumni Website on Friday (Jan. 14, 2011) at the GSP Social Hall in Padre Faura, Ermita, Manila. The launching of the website is intended to give easy access to members of the GSP, including those in the other parts of the world, in getting updates on the present status of the organization. Shown in right photo are some of the GSP officials and members. (PNA photos by Oliver F. Marquez)

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‘Kapihan sa Sulo’ media forum

January 15, 2011 11:24 pm· Comments Off on ‘Kapihan sa Sulo’ media forum 

National Police Commission Director Owen De Luna (2nd from right) discusses the various punitive and disciplinary measures being imposed by the Napolcom on erring members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) during the weekly “Kapihan sa Sulo” media forum in Quezon City Saturday (Jan. 15, 2011). In the same forum, Capt. Gary Alejano (3rd from left) said that the Magdalo members are now supporting the community development programs of the administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III. Others in the photo are (from left) former Senator Francisco S. Tatad, forum moderator Jonathan Dela Cruz, and former University of the Philippines College of Law Dean Froilan Bacungan. (PNA photo by Gil S. Calinga)
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Court junks Cebu City Hall’s move to collect business tax from private hospital

January 15, 2011 11:04 am· Comments Off on Court junks Cebu City Hall’s move to collect business tax from private hospital 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 14 – A regional trial court (RTC) in Cebu City has struck down the Cebu City Government’s attempt to enforce its tax ordinance on a private hospital.

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Antipolo City police chief sacked over jueteng

January 15, 2011 11:04 am· Comments Off on Antipolo City police chief sacked over jueteng 

CALAMBA CITY, Jan. 14 – Chief Supt. Samuel D. Pagdilao Jr., Calabarzon police director, on Friday relieved the chief of police of Antipolo City for failing to curb jueteng in his area.

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400,000 meet Sto. Nino procession from Cebu City to Mandaue City

January 15, 2011 11:04 am· Comments Off on 400,000 meet Sto. Nino procession from Cebu City to Mandaue City 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 15 – Some 400,000 people gathered in Mandaue City Thursday to greet the arrival of the annual procession that brought the images of the Sto. Nino and Our Lady of Guadalupe to the National Shine of St. Joseph in Mandaue City, police said.

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Pangasinan cop who died fighting guns-for-hire gets posthumous award

January 15, 2011 11:04 am· Comments Off on Pangasinan cop who died fighting guns-for-hire gets posthumous award 

STA. MARIA, Pangasinan, Jan. 15 — A posthumous award was conferred on SPO2 Roderick Ballesca, a member of the Provincial Public Safety Company (PPSC) based in Tayug who died in an encounter with suspected guns-for-hire in Barangay San Mariano, Sta. Maria in the early morning of Jan. 8.

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