House panel hearing on Department of Agrarian Reform budget

August 2, 2012 10:25 pm· Comments Off on House panel hearing on Department of Agrarian Reform budget 

Department of Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio delos Reyes and Undersecretary Rosalinda Bistoyong (in left photo) appeal to the members of the House of Representatives for compassion on the 10,937 employees who will be affected in the impending reorganization of the department during the DAR budget hearing on Thursday (August 2, 2012). Delos Reyes said the welfare of the DAR employees should be considered in implementing the reorganization. (PNA photos by Gil S. Calinga)
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Garbage, debris pile up in Roxas Blvd. after the floods

August 2, 2012 10:24 pm· Comments Off on Garbage, debris pile up in Roxas Blvd. after the floods 

Personnel of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Philippine Coast Guard conduct clean up operations as tons of debris and garbage pile up along Roxas Blvd. as floods and strong waves batter its seawall Wednesday. The MMDA says 48 trucks of garbage and debris were collected so far and the clean up will last until the weekend. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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Davao mayor’s painting to be displayed during MinTTE 2012

August 2, 2012 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Davao mayor’s painting to be displayed during MinTTE 2012 

Art curator Vic Secuya (right) shows the painting of Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio that will be on display during the Mindanao Travel and Tour Expo (MinTTE) 2012 set on August 17-19 at the Atrium Annex of the SM City Davao. Also in photo, taken during the media launching of MinTTE at the Royal Mandaya Hotel, is Charito Aranda, president of the organizing Davao Tourism Operators Association. (PNA-Davao Bureau photo)
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Tudaya Hydropower 2 Plant groundbreaking in Davao del Sur

August 2, 2012 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Tudaya Hydropower 2 Plant groundbreaking in Davao del Sur 

Hedcor Inc. president Rene Ronquillo leads Wednesday the groundbreaking ceremonies for the 7-megawatt (MW) Tudaya Hydropower 2 Plant that would cost over P1 billion in Barangay Astorga, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur. (PNA-Davao Bureau photos)
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3rd death anniversary of former President Corazon C. Aquino

August 2, 2012 10:19 pm· Comments Off on 3rd death anniversary of former President Corazon C. Aquino 

Presidential sister Kristina Bernadette (Kris) Aquino delivers her remark during the concelebrated mass commemorating the 3rd death anniversary of her late mother and democracy icon, former President Corazon C. Aquino at the Manila Memorial Park in Sucat, ParaÒaque City on Wednesday (August 1). President Cory led the peaceful 1986 EDSA People Power and died on August 1, 2009 at the age of 76 following a battle with colon cancer. Also in photo is her son, Presidential nephew Joshua Philip Anthony Joseph Aquino. (Photo by Gil Nartea/MalacaÒang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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Status of La Mesa Dam as of 3:00 pm Wednesday

August 2, 2012 10:17 pm· Comments Off on Status of La Mesa Dam as of 3:00 pm Wednesday 

Waters at the La Mesa Dam in Quezon City is still critical at 79.76 meters as of 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, or only 0.39 meters from the spilling level of 80.15 meters. Last Sunday, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) declared red alert on La Mesa Dam after its water level reached 79.51 meters. (PNA photo by Marvie A.Lloren)
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President Aquino, family members commemorate 3rd death anniversary of former President Cory Aquino

August 2, 2012 10:16 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino, family members commemorate 3rd death anniversary of former President Cory Aquino 

President Benigno S. Aquino III leads family members in sprinkling holy water on the tomb of his mother and democracy icon, former President Corazon C. Aquino during the concelebrated mass commemorating her 3rd death anniversary at the Manila Memorial Park in Sucat, ParaÒaque City on Wednesday (August 01). The late President Cory led the peaceful 1986 EDSA People Power revolution and remained deeply beloved after she died at the aged of 76, following a battle with colon cancer on August 01, 2009. Also in photo are Presidential sister Maria Elena (Ballsy) Aquino-Cruz and Presidential nephew Joshua Philip Anthony Joseph Aquino. (Photo by Rey Baniquet/MalacaÒang Photo Bureau/PCOO/PNA)
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