President Aquino leads his official family in prayer before presiding over the Cabinet Meeting on Typhoon Yolanda Updates

March 13, 2015 5:58 am· Comments Off on President Aquino leads his official family in prayer before presiding over the Cabinet Meeting on Typhoon Yolanda Updates 

150312223736President Benigno S. Aquino III leads his official family in prayer before presiding over the Cabinet Meeting on Typhoon Yolanda Updates at the Aguinaldo State Dining Room of the MalacaƱan Palace on Thursday (March 12, 2015). Also in photo are Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr.; Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Jr.; Education Secretary Armin Luistro; and Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio delos Reyes. (Photo by Gil Nartea / MalacaƱang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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American Rock Band Incubus in Manila

March 13, 2015 5:57 am· Comments Off on American Rock Band Incubus in Manila 

150312203308The American Rock Band Incubus composed of (from right) vocalist Brandon Boyd, guitarist Mike Einziger, drummer Jose Pasillas, and Chris Kilmore arrive via Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight 731 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 in Pasay City at 6:20 p.m. Thursday (March 12, 2015). They will appear in a concert branded as “Incubus Live in Manila” at the Mall of Asia Arena on Friday (March 13). (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)
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DPWH Traffic Advisory on Ayala Bridge Rehabilitation

March 13, 2015 5:56 am· Comments Off on DPWH Traffic Advisory on Ayala Bridge Rehabilitation 

150312201724In connection with the rehabilitation of the Ayala Bridge in Manila, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has announced that the northbound lane of the bridge will be partially closed to vehicular traffic on March 13, 14, and 15, 2015 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. The same northbound lane will be open for two-way traffic after 5 a.m. until 10 p.m. the following day, while the southbound lane will remain closed to vehicles. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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Running priest pays courtesy visit to Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos

March 13, 2015 5:55 am· Comments Off on Running priest pays courtesy visit to Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos 

150312201233Running priest Rev. Father Robert Reyes from Malabon City pays a courtesy call on Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos on Thursday (March 12, 2015) to reiterate his advocacy on saving trees and stop uprooting them in favor of a proposed 20-megawatt solar power farm in Paguludan-Salindeg village in Currimao town. In November 2014, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) granted a tree cutting permit for over 700 indigenous trees to make way for the project but talks are on going between the major proponent of the project and the Ilocos Norte government to bring it down by half or at least 300 trees. (PNA photo by Leilanie Adriano)
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Former BSP President and Bulacan Gov. Roberto Pagdanganan testifies at the Senate probe on alleged irregular BSP- Alphaland joint venture agreement

March 13, 2015 5:54 am· Comments Off on Former BSP President and Bulacan Gov. Roberto Pagdanganan testifies at the Senate probe on alleged irregular BSP- Alphaland joint venture agreement 

150312182429Former Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) President and Bulacan Gov. Roberto Pagdanganan testifies at the Senate investigation on the alleged irregular transaction entered into by the Boy Scouts of the Philippines with Alphaland Corporation on Thursday (March 12, 2015) at the Senate Bldg. in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Senate hearing on accountability of public officers

March 13, 2015 5:53 am· Comments Off on Senate hearing on accountability of public officers 

150312180400Senator Aquilino Pimentel III (2nd from left), Chairperson of the Senate Blue Ribbon Subcommittee, along with Senator Alan Peter Cayetano (left), presides at the public hearing on accountability of public officers in connection with the alleged irregular transactions entered into by the Home Development Mutual Fund and the Boy Scouts of the Philippines and Alphaland Corporation on Thursday (March 12, 2015) at the Senate Bldg. in Pasay City. Also in photo are (from right) Officer-in- Charge of the Commission on Audit (COA) Heidi L. Mendoza; Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim S. Jacinto-Henares; Chairperson Teresita J. Herbosa of the Securities and Exchange Commisssion (SEC); Hans B. Sicat, President & Chief Executive Officer, Philippine Stock Exchange; former BSP President and Bulacan Gov. Roberto Pagdanganan; and Atty. Wendel E. Avisado, Senior Vice President, Housing & Urban Development Coordinating Council. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)
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Philippine Good Governance Summit (PGGS) 2015

March 13, 2015 5:52 am· Comments Off on Philippine Good Governance Summit (PGGS) 2015 

150312175500University of the Philippines (UP) President Alfredo Pascual (right) delivers his message during the opening of the Philippine Good Governance Summit (PGGS) 2015 on Thursday (March 12, 2015) at Bayview Park Hotel in Manila. Some 250 youths from all over the country are attending the PGGS organized by the University of the Philippines-National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP-NCPAG) and supported by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Youth Commission (NYC). (PNA photo by Rico H. Borja)
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