World Animal Day

October 3, 2014 11:06 pm· Comments Off on World Animal Day 

141003170848Father Benjie Ledesma sprinkles holy water as he blesses Mali, the controversial elephant at Manila Zoo in celebration of World Animal Day on Friday, October 3, 2014(PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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DA and IRRI fortify bond with farmers

October 3, 2014 11:05 pm· Comments Off on DA and IRRI fortify bond with farmers 

141003140028LUNCH IS SERVED. Agriculture officials ñ led by Undersecretary for Policy, Planning and Research Segrefredo Serrano (1st from left) and Assistant Secretary for Field Operations Edilberto De Luna (2nd from left) — join farmers and other participants in a boodle fight during the annual Farmers’ Day at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in Los Baños, Laguna Wednesday, 1 October 2014.

DA is IRRI’s number one partner in its National Research & Extension System. For IRRI’s part, Dr. Bruce Tolentino, Deputy Director General for Communication and Partnerships, highlighted the importance of having a strong partnership between IRRI and DA to unleash the unparalleled potential of Filipino farmers. (PNA photo courtesy of DA AFID)
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Bangsamoro Art from National Ethnographic Collection

October 3, 2014 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Bangsamoro Art from National Ethnographic Collection 

141003121544Magbasa Kita Foundation, Inc. Chairperson Santanina Rasul and National Museum Director Jeremy Barns lead other officials in the ribbon-cutting on Faith, Tradition and Place “Bangsamoro Art from the National Ethnographic Collection” exhibit late evening Thursday (October 2) held at the Museum of the Filipino People, Finance Road, Manila. (PNA photos by Rico H. Borja)/
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Ayala congratulates successful bidding of LRT-1 Cavite Extension project

October 3, 2014 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Ayala congratulates successful bidding of LRT-1 Cavite Extension project 

141002194439Ayala Corporation President and COO Fernando Zobel de Ayala on Thursday (Oct 2, 2014) congratulates the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and the Public and Private Partnership (PPP) for the successful bidding of Php65-billion Light Rail Transit Line 1 Cavite Extension and Operations and Maintenance Project at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City. (PNA photo by Azer N. Parrocha)
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DSWD program on street children and families

October 3, 2014 11:02 pm· Comments Off on DSWD program on street children and families 

141003154353Department of Social Welfare and Development Undersecretary Parisya H. Taradji (with microphone) says the DSWD is revisiting its program to better address the perennial problem on street children and families during a press conference at the Rembrandt Hotel in Quezon City on Friday (Oct. 3, 2014). According to her, part of the plan is by placing the homeless families and their children under the Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT) program of the agency. (PNA photo by Leilani S. Junio)
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Sen. Villar at the opening rites of AFFI “2014 Pilipino Franchise Show

October 3, 2014 11:01 pm· Comments Off on Sen. Villar at the opening rites of AFFI “2014 Pilipino Franchise Show 

141003143453Senator Cynthia A.Villar,(3rd right) chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, receives Plaque of Appreciation from AFFI president Victor M. Fernando,(center)on Friday (October 3,2014)at World Trade Center, Pasay City during the opening ceremony of AFFI “2014 Pilipino Franchise Show”. Also in photo are Mr.Armando O.Bartolome, Chairman of the Board, AFFI (2nd right)AFFI Chief Finance Officer Josephine C. See,(2nd left)and other AFFI officials.(PNA photo by Gil S.Calinga)
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Opening ceremony of AFFI 2014 Filipino Franchise Show

October 3, 2014 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Opening ceremony of AFFI 2014 Filipino Franchise Show 

141003140731Senate President Franklin M. Drilon,(2nd from right) receives Plaque of Appreciation from AFFI president Victor M. Fernando (2nd from left) on Friday (October 3,2014) during the opening ceremony of Association of Filipino Franchisers, Inc.(AFFI)”2014 Filipino Franchise Show”. The activity, from October 3-5, 2014 is being held at World Trade Center, Pasay City. Also in photo at left are Mr. Ricardo Z. Cuna, Chairman, 2014 Filipino Franchise show and Mr.Armando O. Bartolome, chairman of the Board, AFFI.(PNA photo by Gil S. Calinga)
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MMDA recommends revoke of drivers license of female lawyer involve in road rage

October 3, 2014 4:29 am· Comments Off on MMDA recommends revoke of drivers license of female lawyer involve in road rage 

MANILA, Oct. 2 -– Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino on Thursday recommended the revocation of the driver’s license of a female lawyer involved in a road rage where traffic enforcers and police officers were harmed last Tuesday along EDSA in Quezon City.

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DOJ partners with NU on digital forensics degree program

October 3, 2014 4:29 am· Comments Off on DOJ partners with NU on digital forensics degree program 

MANILA, Oct. 2 — The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Thursday the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the DOJ Office of Cybercrime (OCC) and the National University (NU) for a Digital Forensics degree program to build a corps of anti-cybercrime professionals.

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Filipino, American troops to construct school building in Cebu town

October 3, 2014 4:29 am· Comments Off on Filipino, American troops to construct school building in Cebu town 

MANILA, Oct. 2 — The Central Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the United States Navy have joined forces to construct a three-classroom school building in Alonuinsan town, Cebu.

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