October 5, 2016 by balita · Comments Off on Citation for K9 Hero Dog and its handlers
Explosive Detector Dog ìHEAVYî (shown in photo) and its handlers from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) receive Plaque and Certificate of Recognition for the dog’s outstanding performance as explosive detector during the Animal Welfare Week Celebration with the theme: “Animal Welfare is Human Welfare” held at the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) Compound, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016). The citation was presented by Dr. Anna Esmeralda Nagera (left) of Merial Philippines and Officer-in-Charge of DA-BAI Animal Health and Welfare Division Dr. Emelinda L. Lopez (in blue dress). The Animal Welfare Week is celebrated every first week of October by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 715, Series of 2004. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Comelec declares failure of elections in 11 areas; to conduct special polls on May 14
MANILA, May 11 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has declared failure of elections in 11 municipalities in the country after voting did not push through last May 9, affecting 17,657 registered voters.
January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on NGCP-NL taps public to safeguard towers
BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 11 — The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines – Northern Luzon (NGCP-NL) appeals to the public to assist in safeguarding transmission facilities in the Cordillera region.
January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on 2 men nabbed for gun ban violation in Cebu City
CEBU CITY, Jan. 11 — Two persons were arrested for violation of the election gun ban in a checkpoint in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City shortly after midnight on Sunday.
January 5, 2016 by · 1 Comment
MANILA, Jan. 4 — Senator Antonio Trillanes IV appealed to President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday to include the retired members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP) and other uniformed services in the proposed Salary Standardization Law 4.
January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Comelec to exempt several gov't offices from election ban on hiring, appointment of employees
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, Jan. 4 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced that several government agencies will be allowed to hire or appoint employees despite the banon such activities during the election period in connection with the May 2016 polls.
December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino pays tribute to members of APEC Organizing Committee
MANILA, Dec. 22 — In simple rites held three days before Christmas, President Benigno S. Aquino III honored members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation National Organizing Committee (APEC-NOC) for their meritorious services during the country’s successful hosting of the year-long APEC events.
December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on US providing maritime security training to PHL forces
MANILA, Dec. 1 — American units are providing maritime security training to their Filipino counterparts.
October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on 'Focused military operations' continue despite deployment to cemeteries
MANILA, Oct. 28 — Despite deploying some of its personnel to secure cemeteries nationwide along with local police this coming All Saints' Day, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced it has more than sufficient men to continue its "focused military operations".
October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on DILG-PNP intensifies community involvement in APEC
MANILA, Oct. 20 — To gain the support of the local government units (LGUs), non-governmental/civil society organizations (NGOs/CSOs), cause-oriented groups and the APEC Task Group (TG) Community Relations holds the roll-out of APEC IEC (Information Education and Communication) materials on Tuesday at the Multi-Purpose Hall, in Camp Crame, Quezon City.