Forum on “Aruga at Kalinga Para sa Mga Bata sa Barangay”

May 22, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Forum on “Aruga at Kalinga Para sa Mga Bata sa Barangay” 

5-22-13,acddswdMa. Alicia S. Bonoan, Regional Director of DSWD-NCR, discusses the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Foster Care Acts of 2012 of the 1st Semester 2013 Social Welfare and Development Forum “Aruga at Kalinga para sa mga Bata sa Barangay: An Alternative Parental Care for Children in Need of Special Protection” Wednesday at the Makati Palace Hotel, Makati City(PNA photo by Avito C.Dalan)
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Alternative Parental Care Discussed

May 22, 2013 10:19 pm· Comments Off on Alternative Parental Care Discussed 

05-22-13acdMa. Alicia S. Bonoan (with microphone), Regional Director of DSWD-NCR. and Atty. Melissa De Villa Gorospe (left at right photo) Legal Service, DSWD Central Office, field questions on the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Foster Care Act of 2012. (left photo), participants in the 1st Semester 2013 Social Welfare and Development Forum “Aruga at Kalinga Para sa Mga Bata sa Barangay: An Alternative Parental Care for Children in Need of Special Protection” Wednesday at the Makati Palace Hotel, Makati City(PNA photos by Avito C.Dalan)
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CHED now 19

May 22, 2013 10:18 pm· Comments Off on CHED now 19 

licuananChairperson Patricia B. Licuanan (right) of the Commission on Higher Education discusses during a news conference Wednesday at the CHED Office in Quezon City the Students’ Grants-in-aid Program for Poverty Alleviation, a most exciting part of the government’s student assistance program as it directly benefits students of the poorest families. The SGP-PA, with an allocation of P500M, is administered by CHED for State Universities and Colleges in support of the reform agenda for public higher education. Also in photo is Social Welfare Secretary Corazon J. Soliman. (PNA photo by Luisito L. Iglesias)
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DOJ dismisses Mancao's newest altered picture

May 22, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on DOJ dismisses Mancao's newest altered picture 

MANILA, May 21 — The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday dismissed the new picture showing fugitive former police Senior Supt. Cesar Mancao II.

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Army scores NPA landmining attacks in Compostela Valley

May 22, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on Army scores NPA landmining attacks in Compostela Valley 

MANILA, May 21 — The military has strongly condemned the landmine attacks conducted by the New People's Army (NPA) in Compostela Valley Province which left eight civilians injured Tuesday morning.

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Light rains over Northern Luzon, Southern Mindanao

May 22, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on Light rains over Northern Luzon, Southern Mindanao 

MANILA, May 22 — Some parts of Northern Luzon and Southern Mindanao may expect light rains due to a diffused tail-end of a cold front and intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ), according to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Wednesday.

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Salceda orders rescue of Syrian national in Mt. Mayon

May 22, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on Salceda orders rescue of Syrian national in Mt. Mayon 

LEGAZPI CITY, May 21 — A Syrian national, Mark Yuchagaev, has been reportedly stuck along the slope of restive Mt. Mayon, 1,700 feet above sea level.

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International experts call for sustainable use of water

May 22, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on International experts call for sustainable use of water 

MILAN, Italy, May 22 — International officials and experts have called for sustainable use of water at a conference on water strategy held in Italy's Milan on Tuesday.

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Hunger, poverty rates in Egypt up sharply over past three years: UN report

May 22, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on Hunger, poverty rates in Egypt up sharply over past three years: UN report 

UNITED NATIONS, May 22 — Poverty and food insecurity have risen significantly in Egypt over the past three years, deputy UN spokesman Eduardo del Buey told reporters here Tuesday, citing a joint report by the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Egyptian government.

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UN chief calls for int'l efforts to achieve "water secure world"

May 22, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on UN chief calls for int'l efforts to achieve "water secure world" 

UNITED NATIONS, May 22 — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Tuesday called on the international community to work towards a "water secure world" as part of the global ecosystem plan noted in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and post- 2015 agenda.

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