Briefing for the 2nd Canada Study Fair

October 23, 2013 10:40 am· Comments Off on Briefing for the 2nd Canada Study Fair 

STUDY_IN_CANADATrade Commissioner Angel Cachuela (right photo) of the Embassy of Canada to the Philippines gave a briefing on the study seminar in Canada attended by interested students and parents (left photo). Representative from 19 Canadian institutions were present to discuss opportunities in Canada at the K-12, college and university levels at the fair press launch Tuesday (October 22) at Fairmont Hotel, Makati City. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)

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2nd Canada Education Fair

October 23, 2013 10:39 am· Comments Off on 2nd Canada Education Fair 

STUDY_IN_CANADA.jpg06Canadian Trade Commissioner Service in Manila Trade Commissioner Xuguang Huang (left) welcomes Egyptian Ambassador to the Philippines Mahmoud Mostafa Ahmed during the 2nd Study in Canada Fair 2013 Tuesday (October 22) held at the Fairmond Hotel Makati City. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)

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Sen. Koko Pimentel delivers a privilege speech at the Senate plenary hall

October 23, 2013 10:39 am· Comments Off on Sen. Koko Pimentel delivers a privilege speech at the Senate plenary hall 

senator_pimentel001Sen. Koko Pimentel delivers a privilege speech at the Senate plenary hall on Tuesday (Oct. 22) after his name appeared as an “endorser” in a memorandum of agreement (MOA) between the DA and Surigao del Sur, which was supposed to draw funds from the DAís organic agriculture program last month. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)

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Senators tackle alleged falsification of documents done between the DA and Surigao del Sur during Sen. Pimentelís privilege speech

October 23, 2013 10:36 am· Comments Off on Senators tackle alleged falsification of documents done between the DA and Surigao del Sur during Sen. Pimentelís privilege speech 

privilege_speech_senator_pimentel001(counter-clockwise right) Senators Koko Pimentel, Sergio Osmena III, Tito Sotto and Jinggoy Estrada tackle the alleged falsification of documents done between the Department of Agriculture (DA) and Surigao del Sur during Pimentelís privilege speech at the Senate plenary hall on Tuesday (Oct. 22). (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)

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Soliman orders 10,000 family packs for delivery to Bohol every day

October 22, 2013 11:12 am· Comments Off on Soliman orders 10,000 family packs for delivery to Bohol every day 

MANILA, Oct. 22 — Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon J. Soliman has directed DSWD Field Office VII in Cebu to continue repacking family packs in order to achieve the target of P10,000 family packs everyday for delivery to Bohol.

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Quake death toll now 190, damage almost P1-B

October 22, 2013 11:12 am· Comments Off on Quake death toll now 190, damage almost P1-B 

MANILA, Oct. 22 — The death toll of the 7.2 quake that struck Central Visayas Tuesday morning last week climbed to 190 while the damage has hit to almost P1 billion mark, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Tuesday.

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Roxas directs PNP to check alleged hoarding of relief goods in Bohol

October 22, 2013 11:12 am· Comments Off on Roxas directs PNP to check alleged hoarding of relief goods in Bohol 

MANILA, Oct. 22 — Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II on Tuesday ordered the Philippine National Police (PNP) to investigate reports on alleged hoarding of relief goods already delivered to towns and barangays by disaster officials from the national and provincial government.

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Comelec postpones barangay polls in Bohol

October 22, 2013 11:12 am· Comments Off on Comelec postpones barangay polls in Bohol 

MANILA, Oct. 21 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced on Monday the postponement of Barangay elections in the province of Bohol.

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25 families affected by Santi receive P10-K financial assistance from DSWD

October 22, 2013 11:12 am· Comments Off on 25 families affected by Santi receive P10-K financial assistance from DSWD 

MANILA, Oct. 22 — Some 25 families with members who died at the height of tropical storm 'Santi' in Central Luzon will be receiving P10,000 financial assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

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5 hurt as bus rams GMA van in Bulacan

October 22, 2013 11:12 am· Comments Off on 5 hurt as bus rams GMA van in Bulacan 

MANILA, Oct. 22 — Five people were hurt after a Victory Liner Bus bumped a GMA Network van at the southbound portion of the Northern Luzon Expressway (NLEX) in Marilao, Bulacan early Tuesday morning

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