EDSA 25: Bahrain travel ban up for review — Aquino

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on EDSA 25: Bahrain travel ban up for review — Aquino 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — President Benigno Aquino III on Friday said he will have the ban on travel to Bahrain reviewed.

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EDSA 25: ‘People-powered market’ products make waves in EDSA Strip food stalls

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on EDSA 25: ‘People-powered market’ products make waves in EDSA Strip food stalls 

MANILA, Feb. 25 -– Bread and hot dogs produced by ‘People-powered market’ entrepreneurs have made waves among the people attending the 25th EDSA People Power Revolution anniversary in Quezon City.

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Ochoa: Del Rosario is presidential adviser for international relations

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on Ochoa: Del Rosario is presidential adviser for international relations 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. clarified on Friday that former Ambassador Albert F. Del Rosario had been appointed by President Benigno S. Aquino III as presidential adviser for international relations and acting Foreign Secretary in concurrent capacity so he could immediately take over the post vacated by Secretary Alberto Romulo.

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Boy Scouts strengthen tree planting program vs. climate change

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on Boy Scouts strengthen tree planting program vs. climate change 

MANILA, Feb. 25 – The Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) said Friday it further strengthened its tree planting project aimed at planting over a million trees nationwide in a period of one year.

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VP Binay flies to Libya, Bahrain and Yemen‏

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on VP Binay flies to Libya, Bahrain and Yemen‏ 

MANILA, Feb. 25 – Vice President Jejomar Binay left Friday on a special mission to the Middle East to monitor closely the fast-moving developments in Libya, Bahrain and Yemen, as they affect the safety and well-being of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) there, and to propose appropriate solutions to problems as they occur.

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EDSA 25: PNoy assures 20,000 housing units for PNP, AFP personnel

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on EDSA 25: PNoy assures 20,000 housing units for PNP, AFP personnel 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — On the 25th Anniversary of EDSA People Power Revolution, President Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" C. Aquino III on Friday assured that 20,000 housing units will be made available to the men and women of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

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EDSA 25: 25,000 gather in peaceful, festive EDSA rites — PNP

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on EDSA 25: 25,000 gather in peaceful, festive EDSA rites — PNP 

MANILA, Feb. 25 –- Close to 25,000 gathered Friday in a peaceful, orderly but festive celebration of EDSA People Power 1 along the strip of Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Quezon City.

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Red Cross activates welfare desk for Libya crisis

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on Red Cross activates welfare desk for Libya crisis 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — Expressing concern about the situation of oversees Filipino workers (OFWs) in riot-torn Libya, Philippine Red Cross (PRC) chairman Richard Gordon directed PRC chapters nationwide to set up welfare desks to extend necessary assistance to the families of the distressed workers.

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DFA now in 'full repatriation mode,' says Acting Foreign Secretary Del Rosario

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on DFA now in 'full repatriation mode,' says Acting Foreign Secretary Del Rosario 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Feb. 25 — More than 100 Filipinos are now out of harm’s way in Libya and are to be repatriated to the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported, as it welcomed on Friday newly sworn-in acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs (SFA) Albert del Rosario who declared that getting Filipinos out of Libya is a commitment of his first days in the post.

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Nationwide Pasiklaban sa Paaralan grand finals on March 4 at Global City

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on Nationwide Pasiklaban sa Paaralan grand finals on March 4 at Global City 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — The national grand finals of Pasiklaban sa Paaralan will be held at the Youth Hall of Every Nation Building, Global City on March 4 at 2 p.m.

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