27th Edsa anniversary

February 25, 2013 10:44 pm· Comments Off on 27th Edsa anniversary 

27th_edsa_anniversaryStudents and troops on board an armored personnel carrier (left) join former President Ramos and former Constabulary chief Ramon Montano (middle) and Ogie Alcasid (right photo) during the 27th Edsa anniversary celebration Feb 25 along Edsa in Quezon City. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)
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DA observes National Year of Rice 2013 at Quezon Memorial Circle

February 25, 2013 10:43 pm· Comments Off on DA observes National Year of Rice 2013 at Quezon Memorial Circle 

DADepartment of Agriculture Assistant Secretary Dante S. De Lima signs his commitment at the Panatang Makapalay symbolic bulletin board during the Feb. 25 observance of the National Year of Rice 2013 at the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City. (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez)
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No holiday for DepEd employees on Monday

February 25, 2013 12:11 pm· Comments Off on No holiday for DepEd employees on Monday 

MANILA Feb 24 — Employees from Department of Education (DepEd) must report for work during the 27th celebration of EDSA People Power on Monday, officials said.

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VP Binay calls on Filipinos to transcend differences to end poverty

February 25, 2013 12:11 pm· Comments Off on VP Binay calls on Filipinos to transcend differences to end poverty 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 24 — Vice President Jejomar Binay on Sunday called on every Filipino citizen to transcend differences to fight hunger, poverty and unemployment as the nation prepares to celebrate the 27th anniversary of the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution on Monday.

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Prelates to hold masses for Pope Benedict XVI

February 25, 2013 12:11 pm· Comments Off on Prelates to hold masses for Pope Benedict XVI 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Feb. 24 — Catholic prelates will be offering masses for Pope Benedict XVI in their respective archdiocese and dioceses days before the pontiff’s scheduled resignation on February 28.

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Light rains in Luzon, Eastern Visayas due to the northeast monsoon-PAGASA

February 25, 2013 12:11 pm· Comments Off on Light rains in Luzon, Eastern Visayas due to the northeast monsoon-PAGASA 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — Light rains are expected in Luzon and Eastern Visayas as the northeast monsoon continues to affect the area, according to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)on Monday.

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NPA leader arrested in Negros Occidental

February 25, 2013 12:11 pm· Comments Off on NPA leader arrested in Negros Occidental 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — Units of the 3rd Infantry Division and its police counterparts have successfully nabbed a ranking New People's Army (NPA) leader during operations in Calatrava, Negros Occidental on Saturday.

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1 dies, two hurt in Navotas City fire

February 25, 2013 12:11 pm· Comments Off on 1 dies, two hurt in Navotas City fire 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Feb. 25 — A person died while two others were injured after a fire gutted a residential area in Navotas City on Monday dawn.

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23 families affected by landslide in Davao del Sur — NDRRMC

February 25, 2013 12:11 pm· Comments Off on 23 families affected by landslide in Davao del Sur — NDRRMC 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — Due to continuous rains over the weekend, at least 23 families in a village in Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur were affected by a landslide, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported on Monday.

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DSWD supports socio-economic programs for Bangsamoro

February 25, 2013 12:11 pm· Comments Off on DSWD supports socio-economic programs for Bangsamoro 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will implement cash-for work (CFW) and livelihood program geared towards uplifting the lives of the Bangsamoro people.

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