Strengthening disaster preparedness in Iloilo

May 11, 2015 9:59 pm· Comments Off on Strengthening disaster preparedness in Iloilo 

150511185103Iloilo Provincial Police Office Director Cornelio Salinas during the recent commitment signing for the Department of Interior and Local Government’s (DILG) “Operation Listo” to strengthen local disaster preparedness at Hotel del Rio, Iloilo City. (PNA Iloilo Bureau)lam/mal

Residents livelihood at unpolluted Apayao River

May 11, 2015 9:58 pm· Comments Off on Residents livelihood at unpolluted Apayao River 

150511182820Farmers by day, fishermen by night. As typhoon Dodong moves outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, local residents in Imelda village, Pudtol, Apayao get ready with their fishing nets to catch freshwater fish at the Apayao River as soon as the weather calms. The unpolluted river, traversing at least six municipalities in the province, still teems with wildlife and fishes still visible along its banks where locals depend on for livelihood. (PNA photo by Leilanie G. Adriano)lam/mal

‘Tapatan sa Aristocrat’ weekly forum

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150511180205Former Senator and Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Chairman Richard Gordon (2nd from right) stresses a point in his discussion of the problems of Filipino labor migrants
during the ìTapatan sa Aristocratî weekly forum at the Aristocrat Restaurant on Roxas Blvd. Manila on Monday (May 11, 2015). Also in photo are (from left) forum moderator Melo Acuna, former Director of the National Center for Mental Health Dr. Benny Vicente, President of Migrants Rights Watch Mel Nuqui, and Migrante Deputy Secretary General Sol Pillas. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Voluntary HIV Testing at the Senate

May 11, 2015 9:57 pm· Comments Off on Voluntary HIV Testing at the Senate 

150511174827Senator Pia Cayetano talks to a medical team member during the launching of the Voluntary HIV (human immodeficiency virus) Testing in the Senate on Monday (May 11, 2015) at the Senate Building in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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45th PCP Annual Convention

May 11, 2015 9:56 pm· Comments Off on 45th PCP Annual Convention 

150511174702Camarines Sur 3rd Dist. Rep. Leni Robredo (left) delivers her message during the 45th Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) Annual Convention on the theme “Lead with Integrity, Heal with Compassion” held at the Marriot Manila Grand Ballroom, New Port City Complex, Pasay City on Monday (May 11, 2015). (PNA photos by Ben Briones)
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Senate hearing on alleged anomalies in Makati City

May 11, 2015 9:55 pm· Comments Off on Senate hearing on alleged anomalies in Makati City 

150511172023Senator Aquilino Pimentel III (left), chairperson of the committee on accountability of public officials and investigations, presides the 20th Senate hearing on alleged anomalies in Makati City on Monday (May 11, 2015) at the Senate building in Pasay City. Also in photo (from right) are Prof. Tomas Lopez Jr., president of University of Makati; and Yolanda Bautista and Monico V.Jacob, both incorporators of the Philippine Healthcare Educator, Inc. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)lam/acd

Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez convenes ad hoc committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)

May 11, 2015 9:55 pm· Comments Off on Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez convenes ad hoc committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) 

150511165638Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, chairman of the ad hoc committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in the House of Representatives, tackles revision in the proposed measure on Monday (May 11, 2015) at Speaker Prospero Nograles Hall South Wings House of Representatives. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)

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