Image of the ‘Mediatrix of all Grace’

August 6, 2012 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Image of the ‘Mediatrix of all Grace’ 

AGHAM party-list Rep. Angelo Palmones received Monday an image of the “Mediatrix of all Grace” from Archbishop Ramon Arguelles of Lipa, Batangas. A letter was also included appealing for the upcoming vote of the Reproductive Health (RH) bill. Palmones is one of the congressmen who favors passage of the controversial measure. (PNA)

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Floodwater damages bridge in Candaba, Pampanga

August 6, 2012 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Floodwater damages bridge in Candaba, Pampanga 

Floodwater damages the approach of the Bomba bridge in Barangay San Agustin, Candaba, Pampanga. The bridge is part of the Sta. Ana–Candaba-Baliuag road that crosses the swamp on the southeast portion of Candaba. (PNA-Pampanga Bureau photo)
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Marikina River water gauges

August 6, 2012 10:32 pm· Comments Off on Marikina River water gauges 

Upper photo shows the water gauge installed at the Marikina River in Barangay Barangka, Marikina City to monitor the water level of the river and alert the residents during heavy rains. Shown in lower photo is a similar water monitoring gauge located in Barangay Tumana. Marikina City officials and residents are closely monitoring the Marikina River water level since last week when rains spawned by typhoon “Gener” and the southwest monsoon caused the river’s water level to swell. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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La Mesa Dam water elevation reaches 80.15-meter spilling level

August 6, 2012 10:29 pm· 1 Comment 

“Red alert” is still up at La Mesa Dam in Novaliches, Quezon City as its water elevation reaches the spilling level of 80.15 meters as of noon Monday (August 6, 2012) as a result of moderate to heavy monsoon rains in Luzon, including Metro Manila. The red alert in the dam has been up since last week. Residents living along the Tullahan River, where water from La Mesa Dam spills, have been advised to be vigilant against flooding. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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Prayer rally vs. the Reproductive Health bill at the EDSA Shrine

August 6, 2012 11:47 am· Comments Off on Prayer rally vs. the Reproductive Health bill at the EDSA Shrine 

Thousands attend the Catholic Church-sponsored prayer rally against the Reproductive Health bill at the EDSA Shrine in Mandaluyong City on Saturday (Aug. 4, 2012). (PNA photos by Johnny D. Guevarra)
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President Aquino visits evacuation center in Happy Land, Tondo, Manila

August 6, 2012 11:47 am· Comments Off on President Aquino visits evacuation center in Happy Land, Tondo, Manila 

President Benigno S. Aquino III, assisted by Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman and Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim, distributes family packs to displaced families housed at the evacuation center in Barangay 105 Covered Court, Happy Land, Tondo, Manila on Friday (Aug. 3, 2012). The houses of the affected families were destroyed by two barges due to a storm surge at the height of heavy rain and strong winds brought by typhoon “Gener.” (Photo by: Jay Morales & Gil Nartea/MalacaÒang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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President Aquino extends his condolences to the family of the late Comelec Commissioner Vicente de Lima

August 6, 2012 11:46 am· Comments Off on President Aquino extends his condolences to the family of the late Comelec Commissioner Vicente de Lima 

President Benigno S. Aquino III extends his condolences to the family of the late Commission on Elections Commissioner Vicente de Lima at the de Lima residence in Barangay San Agustin, Iriga City, Camarines Sur on Friday (Aug. 3, 2012). The deceased, father of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima (2nd from left), succumbed to colon cancer at the age of 83. He worked with the poll body from Feb. 7, 1992 to Nov. 4, 1994. (Photo by Jay Morales/MalacaÒang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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2012 Sight Saving Month celebration

August 6, 2012 11:45 am· Comments Off on 2012 Sight Saving Month celebration 

Department of Health Assistant Secretary Eric Tayag and Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim (center) pose with officials and members of Lions Clubs International District 301-D1 in front of the Rizal Monument in Manila during the DOH’s celebration of 2012 Sight Saving Month on Sunday (Aug. 5, 2012). (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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Wreath-laying at the Rizal Monument highlights 2012 Sight Saving Month celebration

August 6, 2012 11:45 am· Comments Off on Wreath-laying at the Rizal Monument highlights 2012 Sight Saving Month celebration 

Department of Health Assistant Secretary Eric Tayag and Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim are escorted by Philippine Navy Lt. Commander Pedro Desuasido during the wreath-laying at the monument of Dr. Jose P. Rizal in Manila on Sunday (Aug. 5, 2012) as part of the celebration of the 2012 Sight Saving Month with the theme “Alagaan ang Iyong Mata Mula Pagkabata Hanggang Lagtanda.” (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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Walk for Sight 2012

August 6, 2012 11:44 am· Comments Off on Walk for Sight 2012 

Officials from the Department of Health, National Committee on Sight Prevention and International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness join the Walk for Sight 2012 along Roxas Blvd. from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Bldg. to Rizal Park to highlight the celebration of Sight Saving Month on Sunday (Aug. 5, 2012). Most of the participants were from Fatima University Medical Center, Ospital Ng Maynila, Manila Doctor’s Hospital, Veterans Memorial Medical Center, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Makati Medical Center, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Lions Clubs International, Pfizer Ophthalmics, and Allergan Healthcare Philippine Inc. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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