Top Leaders Forum 2015

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Top Leaders Forum 2015 

151110181756SM Prime Holdings Inc. president Hans T.Sy (right) answers a question from the media during the Top Leaders Forum 2015 on Tuesday (November 10, 2015) at the SMX Mall of Asia (MOA) in Pasay City. Also in photo are Margareta Wahlstrom, Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) for Disaster Risk Reduction; and Sandra Wu, Kokusai Kogyo Co. chair and UNISDR-Private Sector Advisory Group Chairperson and CEO. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)lam/acd

Top Leaders Forum on disaster resiliency

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Top Leaders Forum on disaster resiliency 

151110180141SM Prime Holdings Inc. president Hans T. Sy (middle); Margareta Wahlstrom, Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) for Disaster Risk Reduction; and Kokusai Kogyo Co.Chair and UNISDR-Private Sector Advisory Group Chairperson and CEO Sandra Wu (with necklace); pose with participants during the Top Leaders Forum 2015 ARISE-Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies on Tuesday (November 10, 2015) at the SMX Mall of Asia (MOA) in Pasay City (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)lam/acd

Physicians' forum tackles ways of spotting 'predatory journals'

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Physicians' forum tackles ways of spotting 'predatory journals' 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Aug. 11 (PNA) — Alarmed by what is perceived as the proliferation of questionable, scholarly open-access stand-alone journals on line or in the internet, the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) conducted a forum on Tuesday to create awareness on spotting “predatory journals.”

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New Zealand economist measures loss of healthy life among disaster survivors

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on New Zealand economist measures loss of healthy life among disaster survivors 

WELLINGTON, March 11 — Survivors of the deadly Canterbury earthquake of February 2011 lost about 150 days of "healthy life" on average in the aftermath, an economist who advised the United Nations on assessing the human impacts of natural disasters said on Wednesday.

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Dagupan is Gawad Kalasag awardee in disaster preparedness in Region 1

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dagupan is Gawad Kalasag awardee in disaster preparedness in Region 1 

DAGUPAN CITY, Feb. 6 — The city of Dagupan was conferred with the prestigious Gawad Kalasag Award for being adjudged as the regional winner in terms of disaster preparedness under the Independent Chartered, Component City Category.

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4 barangays affected by landslide; number of flood-stricken barangays increase in Capiz: PDRRMC

January 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on 4 barangays affected by landslide; number of flood-stricken barangays increase in Capiz: PDRRMC 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 26 -– A landslide occurred in Sitio Dumalagan, Barangay Carataya, Cuartero in the province of Capiz over the weekend, Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC) officer Ronald Guillermo confirmed.

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City council names Legazpi vital road after brilliant ex-village chieftain

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on City council names Legazpi vital road after brilliant ex-village chieftain 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 23 (PNA) -– The sterling performance during his time of the late chieftain of an urban village here has driven the city legislative council into naming a vital street after him on the 10th anniversary of his death.

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DepEd vows to complete classroom construction for Yolanda-affected areas by June next year

November 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on DepEd vows to complete classroom construction for Yolanda-affected areas by June next year 

MANILA, Nov. 7 –Education Secretary Armin Luistro vows to complete classroom construction in typhoon Yolanda-affected areas by June 2015.

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Capitol acquires brand new vehicles for cadaver transport, senior citizens

November 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on Capitol acquires brand new vehicles for cadaver transport, senior citizens 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 4 -– The provincial government of Negros Oriental has purchased two brand new vehicles amounting to almost P2 million for cadaver transport and for senior citizens and programs related to them.

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