UN Special Rapporteur on human trafficking ends PHL visit

November 9, 2012 11:57 pm· Comments Off on UN Special Rapporteur on human trafficking ends PHL visit 

United Nations Special Rapporteur Joy Ngozi Ezeilo expresses her thanks to the Philippine government for the openness and cooperation shown during her five-day official visit to examine the situation of trafficked persons and the impact of anti-trafficking measures in the country. She ended her visit with a press conference on Friday (Nov. 9, 2012) at the Yuchengco Tower II RCBC Plaza, Ayala Ave., Makati City. (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez)
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QC beautification project

November 9, 2012 11:56 pm· Comments Off on QC beautification project 

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) maintenance personnel trim the grass on the center island of Mindanao Ave. as part of the Quezon City government’s beautification project for the coming Christmas season. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Repairing the giant Christmas tree at the Quezon Memorial Circle

November 9, 2012 11:56 pm· Comments Off on Repairing the giant Christmas tree at the Quezon Memorial Circle 

Welders use a crane in repairing the giant Christmas tree at the Quezon Memorial Circle on Friday (Nov. 9, 2012) as part of the Quezon City government’s beautification project for the Christmas season. (PNA photo by Loreto R. Manglicmot)
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President Aquino at the Mahal Ko ang Pilipinas National Prayer Assembly

November 9, 2012 11:54 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino at the Mahal Ko ang Pilipinas National Prayer Assembly 

President Benigno S. Aquino III, along with Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, WVP Board of Trustees chairperson Atty. Liwayway Vinzons-Chato, K4 Philippines Intercessors Movement founder-president Bishop Jonel Milan, D.D., World Vision International South Asia and Pacific Region vice president Trihadi Saptaodi and World Vision International Global Field Operation partnership leader Dirk Booy, leads the Prayer for Children and Youth during the Mahal ko ang Pilipinas National Prayer Assembly coinciding with the 55th anniversary of World Vision in the Philippines (WVP) at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Friday (Nov. 9, 2012). World Vision, an international Christian relief, development, advocacy and child-focused organization, commits to engage more Filipinos to promote community-based programs aimed to sustain the well-being of children and families, especially the most vulnerable and the unreached. In the Philippines, World Vision serves over 100,000 children through its Area Development Programs in over 33 provinces. (Photo by: Ryan Lim/MalacaƱang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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Greenpeace campaign for the protection of the marine environment

November 9, 2012 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Greenpeace campaign for the protection of the marine environment 

Greenpeace Southeast Asia Ocean campaigner Vince Cinches (center), Greenpeace Philippines country manager Beau Baconguis (left) and Non-Government Organization (NGO) for Fisheries Reform executive director Dennis Galvan raise the need for more protection of the marine environment during a press conference on Friday (Nov. 9, 2012) at the Max Restaurant in Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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President Aquino delivers his message during the National Prayer Assembly

November 9, 2012 10:55 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino delivers his message during the National Prayer Assembly 

President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his message during the Mahal ko ang Pilipinas National Prayer Assembly coinciding with the 55th anniversary of World Vision in the Philippines (WVP) at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Friday (Nov. 9, 2012). World Vision, an international Christian relief, development, advocacy and child-focused organization, commits to engage more Filipinos to promote community-based programs aimed to sustain the well-being of children and families, especially the most vulnerable and the unreached. In the Philippines, World Vision serves over 100,000 children through its Area Development Programs in over 33 provinces. To date, over 20,000 ordinary Filipino individuals and a growing number of like-minded groups have joined World Vision to help support many more children through Child Sponsorship and other community-driven programs. (Photo by: Jay Morales/ MalacaƱang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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Guingona, Aquino in special forum on Anti-Political Dynasty Bill

November 9, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Guingona, Aquino in special forum on Anti-Political Dynasty Bill 

Former Vice President Teofisto T. Guingona Jr. stresses a point during a special forum on the merits of the Anti-Political Dynasty Bill on Friday (Nov. 9, 2012) at the People’s Television Network (PTV-4) in Quezon City. With him in the photo are Liberal Party senatorial candidate Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aguino IV (left); Jules Guiang, councilor of the University of the Philippines Student Council; and program hosts Kathy San Gabriel and Gio Tingson. (PNA photo by Marvie A. Lloren)
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No request from Turkey to deploy Patriot missiles yet: NATO official

November 9, 2012 6:32 am· Comments Off on No request from Turkey to deploy Patriot missiles yet: NATO official 

BRUSSELS, Nov. 9 — A NATO official said on Thursday that the military alliance had not received any request from Turkey to deploy Patriot missiles along its border with Syria.

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Turkey strongly condemns Israel's new Jewish settlements

November 9, 2012 6:32 am· Comments Off on Turkey strongly condemns Israel's new Jewish settlements 

ANKARA, Nov. 9 — Turkey strongly condemned Israel over its decision to go ahead with the construction of over 1,200 new homes for Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, a Turkish official statement said on Thursday.

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Investigation has brought an official criminal charge against Dmitry Vinogradov who shot his six colleagues

November 9, 2012 6:32 am· Comments Off on Investigation has brought an official criminal charge against Dmitry Vinogradov who shot his six colleagues 

MOSCOW, Nov. 9 — The investigation has brought an official criminal charge against worker of the Rigla pharmaceutical company Dmitry Vinogradov who shot his six colleagues in the office of the company in the northeast of Moscow.

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