PHL shooter bound for London Olympics

June 23, 2012 12:08 am· Comments Off on PHL shooter bound for London Olympics 

Philippine Olympic Committee vice president and chief de mission Manny Lopez and Philippine National Shooting Association president Dr. Michael Romero congratulate youngest shooter Celdron Arellano at the Shakey’s PSA Forum, UN Ave, Manila recently. Arellano won the silver medal in pistol event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last June 12 to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. (PNA photo by Marvie Lloren)

DA to assist ‘Mapalad’ farmers

June 23, 2012 12:07 am· Comments Off on DA to assist ‘Mapalad’ farmers 

Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala (left in upper photo) assures farmer-leaders of Task Force Mapalad from Batangas, Negros, Bukidnon and Davao, led by Carlos Tulali (bottom, left), that the DA will provide appropriate assistance to increase their productivity and income during a dialogue on June 21, 2012 at the DA central office in Quezon City. He instructed concerned DA officials and regional directors to immediately validate Mapalad’s proposed agriculture and livelihood projects. For his part, DA Assistant Secretary Dante Delima (above, right) urged them to work closely with DA regional and agency officials to successfully implement agreed projects. (PNA photos courtesy of DA-Information Service)