UAAP 77th Final Four game win by Bulldogs against Blue Eagles 65-63

October 2, 2014 10:40 am· Comments Off on UAAP 77th Final Four game win by Bulldogs against Blue Eagles 65-63 

141001203926NU’s Alfred Aroga No. 19 kept the ball on his hand to protect them against Ateneo’s Alfonso Gotladera No. 16, Von Pessumal No. 19, and Nico Elorde No. 4, during their Final four game which the NU’s prevail 65-63. (photo right) Ateneo’s Von Pessumal No. 19, challenges Jeth Rosario of NU for a lay up shot in UAAP 77th Final Four game on Wednesday October 1, 2014 at the Big Dome Cubao. (PNA photos by Marvie A. Lloren)

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Joint Congressional Power Commission Meeting-4th Technical Working Group Meeting on Luzon Power Situation

October 2, 2014 10:39 am· Comments Off on Joint Congressional Power Commission Meeting-4th Technical Working Group Meeting on Luzon Power Situation 

141001200904(insert photo from right) Oriental Mindoro Rep. Reynaldo V. Umali, chairman of JCPC TWG Meetings, and 6th Dist. Rep. Rosenda Ann M. Ocampo, during the Joint Congressional Power Commission (JCPC) Meeting-4th Technical Working Group Meeting to discuss Luzon Power Situation. The meeting was held Wednesday (Oct. 1) at Speaker De Venecia Hall, South Wing Annex Building, House of Representatives. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)

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President Aquino welcomes Philippine contingent to Golan Heights

October 2, 2014 10:38 am· Comments Off on President Aquino welcomes Philippine contingent to Golan Heights 

President Benigno S. Aquino III, assisted by Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio Catapang, Jr., presents the medals to members of the 7th Philippine Contingent to Golan Heights during the awarding ceremony for the Heroes? Welcome Ceremony at the Rizal Hall of the Malacañan Palace on Wednesday (October 01, 2014). (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)President Benigno S. Aquino III, assisted by Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr., awards medals to members of the 7th Philippine Contingent to the Golan Heights during the awarding ceremony and Heroes’ Welcome at the Rizal Hall of the Malacañan Palace on Wednesday (October 01, 2014). (Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)LAM/RHB

President Aquino awards medals for Philippine contingent to Golan Heights

October 2, 2014 10:37 am· Comments Off on President Aquino awards medals for Philippine contingent to Golan Heights 

President Benigno S. Aquino III presents the medals to members of the 7th Philippine Contingent to Golan Heights during the awarding ceremony for the Heroes? Welcome Ceremony at the Rizal Hall of the Malacañan Palace on Wednesday (October 01, 2014). (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)President Benigno S. Aquino III presents medals to members of the 7th Philippine Contingent to the Golan Heights during the awarding ceremony and Heroes’ Welcome at the Rizal Hall of the Malacañan Palace on Wednesday (October 01, 2014). (Photos by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)LAM/rhb

Elders showcase talents in “Stars of the 60’s” contest in kick-off activity of Elderly Filipino Week

October 2, 2014 10:36 am· Comments Off on Elders showcase talents in “Stars of the 60’s” contest in kick-off activity of Elderly Filipino Week 

141001164344MANILA, Oct 1 –(Left Photo) Senior citizens from different local government units in Metro Manila once more proved their unfading skills in singing and dancing as they joined the contest dubbed as “Stars of the 60’s”

Right photo shows a senior citizen who dances while one of the contestant sang a song that reminded her of her youthful days during the kick-off activity of the Elderly Filipino Week Celebration held at the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City(PNA Photos by Leilani S.

Deliberation on proposed DPWH budget

October 2, 2014 10:33 am· Comments Off on Deliberation on proposed DPWH budget 

141001160826Senator Francis Escudero (left), Chairperson of the Committee on Finance, asks questions from Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson and DPWH Undersecretary Romeo Momo during deliberation on the proposed 2015 budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Wednesday (October 1, 2014) at the Senate Building in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)LAM/acd

Senate hearing on public transport

October 2, 2014 10:32 am· Comments Off on Senate hearing on public transport 

141001153106Senator Grace Poe (left), Chairperson of the Committee on Public Service, together with Senator Francis Escudero (leftmost) and Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto, preside the public hearing on the “National Transportation Safety Board Act of 2014” on Wednesday (October 1, 2014) at the Senate Building in Pasay City. Also in photo (middle from left) are Fil-Estate chairman Roberto Sobrepena; DOTC Undersecretary Rene Limcaoco; DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya; and Tomas De Leon Jr., Director of Land Bank of the Philippines. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)LAM/acd

DILG chief suspends licenses of 8 delinquent firearms dealers

October 2, 2014 1:36 am· Comments Off on DILG chief suspends licenses of 8 delinquent firearms dealers 

MANILA, Oct. 1 — Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II on Wednesday ordered that the License to Operate (LTO) of eight firearms dealers be suspended for failing to account for a total of 116 imported firearms.

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DSWD assures elders of improved benefits

October 2, 2014 1:36 am· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Oct. 1 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Wednesday assured indigent elders that it is continuously finding ways to provide better health services for them.

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Eastern Samar town gets school construction materials in exchange for biomass

October 2, 2014 1:36 am· Comments Off on Eastern Samar town gets school construction materials in exchange for biomass 

By Jade D. Miguel

MANILA, Oct 1 (PNA) — The Office of the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery (OPARR) and the town of Lawaaan in Eastern Samar has partnered with a conglomerate ceramics company to provide construction materials for schools under the "Adopt-a-School program."

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