AFP, NCMF Ink Accord to Push Peace in Mindanao

May 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on AFP, NCMF Ink Accord to Push Peace in Mindanao 

150430155951AFP Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio P Catapang Jr., signed in behalf of the enttire armed forces while NCMF Secretary and member of the President Aquinoís peace negotiating team Bai Yasmin Busran-Lao represented the Commission. The NCMF, an institution directly under the Office of the President, is the fovernment agency that replaced the former Office of Muslim Affairs and currently has expanded powers, functions and mandate as provided by Republic Act No. 9997, otherwise known as the law creating the NCMF.(PNA photo courtesy by Peace Process Media Bureau )
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Task Force Administrative Order 35

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Task Force Administrative Order 35 

150215181520Department of Justice Sec. Leila de Lima confers with the officers of the National Press Club (NPC) on the clubís participation in the governmentís ëTask Force Administrative Order (AO) 35, which is created to solve all cases of extra-judicial killings including the members of the press. In photo are: Prosecutor Gail Maderazo, Prosecutor Gilda Ibuyan, Sec. de Lima, NPC Pres. Joel Sy Egco (Manila Times), NPC Vice Pres. Benny Antiporda (Remate) and NPC Dir. Boying Abasola. (PNA photo courtesy of National Press Club)
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World Cup final to have 'Super Over' in case of tie

January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on World Cup final to have 'Super Over' in case of tie 

DUBAI, Jan. 29 — Replicating the arrangements of the last edition of the cricket World Cup in 2011, the ICC Board reinstated the use of a 'Super Over' in the event of a tie in the final of the 50-over showpiece event. (PNA/PTI)

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Two more Davao golf teams to join PAL Interclub golf championships (Sports)

January 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Two more Davao golf teams to join PAL Interclub golf championships (Sports) 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 28 – Two more golf teams from this city will play in the coming 68th Philippine Airlines Interclub Golf Championships set Feb. 25-28 in Cebu City as the Rancho Palos Verdes and Lanang Country Club revealed their separate teams in the men's regular.

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Different sizes of Sto. Nino images

January 26, 2015 by · Comments Off on Different sizes of Sto. Nino images 

150125172421Different sizes of Sto. Niño images displayed along Baywalk Roxas Boulevard, Malate, Manila on Sunday(January 25,2015) before the grand procession of carrozas bearing different Sto. Nino images that started at 3 p.m. from Philtrade Grounds, the traditional route traversing stretch of Roxas Blvd. up to Quirino Grandstand.(PNA photos by Gil S. Calinga)
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Sto. Nino Festival

January 26, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sto. Nino Festival 

150125170627A yearly celebration in honor of the Sto. Niño was marked by the opening of an exhibit featuring various Sto. Niño images. Highlighting the event was a grand procession along Roxas boulevard from World Trade Center, Pasay City to Rizal Park, Manila on Sunday (January 25,2015).(PNA photos by Gil S. Calinga)
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Iran remains top-ranked Asian team in FIFA rankings

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iran remains top-ranked Asian team in FIFA rankings 

BEIJING, Jan. 23 — Iran remains Asia's top team on the FIFA latest rankings issued on Friday.

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Majority of Americans satisfied with acceptance of gays, lesbians: poll

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Majority of Americans satisfied with acceptance of gays, lesbians: poll 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 — A slight majority of Americans — 53 percent — say they are satisfied with the acceptance of gays and lesbians in the U.S., the same level as last year, but much higher than levels seen over the last decade, a Gallup poll released Thursday found.

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Chinese yuan weakens to 6.1342 against USD

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese yuan weakens to 6.1342 against USD 

BEIJING, Jan. 23 — The value of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened by 95 basis points to 6.1342 against the U.S. dollar in its central parity rate on Friday, according to the china Foreign Exchange Trading System.

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Hong Kong stocks opens higher

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hong Kong stocks opens higher 

HONG KONG, Jan. 23 — Hong Kong stocks moved up 284.73 points, or 1.16 percent, to open at 24,807.36 on Friday. (PNA/Xinhua)

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