Japanese Film Festival 2014 centers on family values at Edsa Shangri-La

July 4, 2014 3:18 am· Comments Off on Japanese Film Festival 2014 centers on family values at Edsa Shangri-La 

140703203159Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Toshinao Urabe graces opening on Thursday (July 3) of Japanese Film Festival by watching “Eiga Sai,” which focuses on family values. The event was held at Edsa Shangrila, Mandaluyong City. Family value is one example of commonalities of both Japan and the Philippines. (PNA photo by Rico H. Borja)

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Private sector backs TESDA to train over 2,000 scholars

July 4, 2014 3:17 am· Comments Off on Private sector backs TESDA to train over 2,000 scholars 

140703195948Secretary Joel Villanueva of Tecnical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA) leads signing of Memorandum of Agreements (MOAs) with private sector for a P17.480 million scholarship vouchers that would benefit 2,110 existing and future skilled workers. Villanueva said the series of training, slated from July to December this year, aims to upgrade the quality of workforce in the country. The event was helt Thursday (July 3) at TESDA boardroom, Taguig City. Also in photo (2nd from left): Engr. Jim L. Bata, president PSVARE Inc.; and Engr. Danilo DG. Duya, co-chairman Trade and Goverment Committee PSVARE. (PNA photo by Rico H. Borja)

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Hand over of Project Climate Twin Phoenix Products

July 4, 2014 3:17 am· Comments Off on Hand over of Project Climate Twin Phoenix Products 

140703200928Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Bill Tweddell,(2nd from right) turns over of products to partners in Region 10 during the handover of Project Climate Twin Phoenix Products and launching of the Resilience and Preparedness for Inclusive Development (RAPID) Program for Yolanda-affected Areas on Thursday (July 3, 2014) at Oakwood Premier Joy-Nostalg Center in Pasig City. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)jor

Building resilience of Filipino communities against disasters and climate change

July 4, 2014 3:16 am· Comments Off on Building resilience of Filipino communities against disasters and climate change 

140703194846Ms. Luiza Carvalho, UN Resident Coordinator in the Philippines, delivers her message and congratulates the Climate Change Commission (CCC) for developing products under its Twin Phoenix project that strengthened local disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation measures. (PNA photos by Gil S. Calinga)LAM/gsc

Resilience and Preparedness for Inclusive Development (RAPID) program for ‘Yolanda’-affected areas

July 4, 2014 3:15 am· Comments Off on Resilience and Preparedness for Inclusive Development (RAPID) program for ‘Yolanda’-affected areas 

140703192250Australian Ambassador to the Philippines H.E. Bill Tweddell,(left) delivers his message during the handover of Project Climate Twin Phoenix Products and launching of the Resilience and Preparedness for Inclusive Development (RAPID) Program for Yolanda-affected Areas on Thursday (July 3, 2014) at Oakwood Premier Joy-Nostalg Center in Pasig City. Ambassador Tweddell assures the Australian government’s continuing support for efforts of the Philippines to improve its disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation measures. (PNA photos by Gil S. Calinga)LAM/gsc

CIDG confiscates NFA rice being repacked as commercial rice

July 4, 2014 3:14 am· Comments Off on CIDG confiscates NFA rice being repacked as commercial rice 

140703164649CIDG operatives led by Chief Insp. Rey Magdaluyo confiscates more than 5,000 sacks of NFA rice being repacked as commercial rice in Marilao, Bulacan on Thursday (July 3, 2014). (PNA photo courtesy of CIDG)LAM/ron

Sto Nino de Cebu and Virgen Milagrosa procession in Ilocos Norte

July 4, 2014 3:14 am· Comments Off on Sto Nino de Cebu and Virgen Milagrosa procession in Ilocos Norte 

140703164012Residents of Ilocos Norte renew their faith and celebrate the pilgrimage of the oldest PHL Christian relic, Sto. Nino de Cebu, as He comes home to His mother, La Virgen Milagrosa, patron saint of Ilocos Norte, in a grand procession at the heart of Laoag City on Thursday (July 3, 2014). (PNA photo by Lailanie Adriano/Ilocos Norte Bureau)LAM/ron

Baldoz orders OWWA to review the PDOS and weed out 'undesirable' providers

July 4, 2014 3:00 am· Comments Off on Baldoz orders OWWA to review the PDOS and weed out 'undesirable' providers 

MANILA, July 3 — Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz has ordered a review of the Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) being provided to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs).

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TESDA, private sector pour P17M scholarship vouchers for 2,110 scholars under TWSP

July 4, 2014 3:00 am· Comments Off on TESDA, private sector pour P17M scholarship vouchers for 2,110 scholars under TWSP 

By Jade D. Miguel

MANILA, July 3 (PNA) — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has signed a deal with three partner industry associations to provide P17.48 million worth of scholarship vouchers for a total of 2,110 scholars that will be sourced from its Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP).

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Palace conducting review of SMC’s bid for CALAX project

July 4, 2014 3:00 am· Comments Off on Palace conducting review of SMC’s bid for CALAX project 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, July 3 (PNA) — Malacanang is reviewing the appeal of conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) to reconsider its bid for the P35.4-billion Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) project.

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