Social pension for senior citizens

April 12, 2011 11:59 pm· Comments Off on Social pension for senior citizens 

Director Porfiria M. Bernardez (right) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Central Office hands over the amount of P1,500 to Mrs. Leonora Bantin-Basuit, 92, from Barangay Maawi, Alaminos City, Pangasinan covering her pension from January to March, 2011 provided for under Republic Act No. 9994 or the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010. The payout of P1,500 social pension for senior citizens was held at Alaminos City in Pangasinan. Also in photo (from left) are Alaminos City Administrator Wilmer S. Panabang, DSWD Field Office I OIC-Director Marlene Febes D. Peralta and Mrs. Lourdes Bansuit-Erum, daughter of Mrs. Basuit. (PNA photo courtesy of DSWD)
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DAR Secretary is guest at ‘Talking Points’ radio program

April 12, 2011 11:58 pm· Comments Off on DAR Secretary is guest at ‘Talking Points’ radio program 

Department of Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio R. Delos Reyes (left) stresses a point while explaining DAR’s mandates under the administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III during the “Talking Points” radio program hosted by Allan Allanigue over Radyo ng Bayan (DZRB) on Tuesday (April 12, 2011). The twice-a-week radio program (every Tuesday and Thursday) is a joint project of the Presidential Communications Operations Office, Philippine Information Agency, National Broadcasting Network and Philippine Broadcasting Service. (PNA photo by Exequiel L. Supera)

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Valenzuela job fair sees participation of 3,666 applicants, 143 companies

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on Valenzuela job fair sees participation of 3,666 applicants, 143 companies 

MANILA, April 11 — Valenzuela Mayor Sherwin "Win" Gatchalian announced that the city's latest job fair has resulted in the participation of 3,666 job seekers late last week.

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Palace welcomes Tingting Cojuangco's resignation from PPSC

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on Palace welcomes Tingting Cojuangco's resignation from PPSC 

MANILA, April 11 — Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. on Monday welcomed the resignation of President Benigno Aquino III’s aunt, Margarita “Tingting” Cojuangco, from the Philippine Public Safety College (PPSC), as an affirmation of support for his campaign promise not to appoint a relative to any government post.

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(Metro news) SPD deploys 1,300 cops for Holy Week

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on (Metro news) SPD deploys 1,300 cops for Holy Week 

MANILA, April 11 — Firming up plans for the yearly exodus to the provinces during the Holy Week, about 1,300 police personnel will be deployed to secure bus terminals, airport, roadways and other installations in southern Metro Manila as part of the overall security plan of the authorities.

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(Metro News) MMDA finalizes ‘Metro Alalay Semana Santa 2011’

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) MMDA finalizes ‘Metro Alalay Semana Santa 2011’ 

MANILA, April 11 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Monday said it is finalizing its contingency plans for the coming Holy Week or “Semana Santa”, in coordination with other government agencies and civic organizations to ensure a hassle- and accident-free travel for the public.

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Dacer family asks SC to void CA ruling exonerating Lacson

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on Dacer family asks SC to void CA ruling exonerating Lacson 

MANILA, April 11 -– The camp of the Dacer family on Monday formally filed a petition before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to nullify the decision of the Court of Appeals (CA), dismissing the double-murder charges filed against Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson in connection with the abduction and execution of noted publicist Salvador “Bubby” Dacer and his driver, Emmanuel Corbito, in November 2000.

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Bishops hit TV ad of popular food chain

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· 1 Comment 

MANILA, April 11 — Bishops have scored a TV advertisement of a popular food chain that shows a girl wooing a boy, saying this might send a wrong message to its viewers.

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De Lima seeks cooperation of Lacson in re-probe of Dacer-Corbito double murder case

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on De Lima seeks cooperation of Lacson in re-probe of Dacer-Corbito double murder case 

MANILA, April 11 – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima on Monday disclosed that she would ask Senator Panfilo "Ping" Lacson to cooperate in the reinvestigation of the abduction and execution of noted publicist Salvador "Bubby" Dacer and his driver, Emmanuel Corbito in November 2000.

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Angara calls to address BFP’s firefighting capabilities

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on Angara calls to address BFP’s firefighting capabilities 

MANILA, April 11 – Senator Edgardo Angara called on Monday the attention of the government to address the scarcity of firefighting equipment and facilities of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).

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