Cops assigned to Papal Visit will receive allowance –PSPG

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cops assigned to Papal Visit will receive allowance –PSPG 

MANILA, Jan. 22 – All personnel from the Police Security and Protection Group (PSPG) deployed to provide security during the five-day State and Apostolic visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines will receive their allowance, an official of PSPG said on Thursday.

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Villegas says all the excess money from the Papal Visit will be donated to Pope Francis

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Villegas says all the excess money from the Papal Visit will be donated to Pope Francis 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Jan. 22 (PNA) — The chairman of the 2015 Papal Visit Committee said that all the excess money from the Papal Visit funds will be donated to Pope Francis to support the different charity projects being supported by the Holy Father all over the world.

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DILG chief to honor PNP personnel for successful Papal Visit

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on DILG chief to honor PNP personnel for successful Papal Visit 

MANILA, Jan. 21 — Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II will lead the awarding of police personnel selected to represent those who served during the successful Jan. 15-19 pastoral visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines.

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PNP augmentation force in Tacloban Papal Visit heads home on board RO-RO vessel

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on PNP augmentation force in Tacloban Papal Visit heads home on board RO-RO vessel 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 20 – The Philippine National Police (PNP) contingent from Region 6 earlier sent to Tacloban City to augment the implementation of the security measure during the Papal Visit is now on their way back in Western Visayas on board the roll on, roll off (RO-RO) vessel.

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Police official to secure a pope for second time

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Police official to secure a pope for second time 

By Rhaydz B. Barcia

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan. 16 (PNA) –Sr. Supt. Romulo “Mulong” Esteban, 52, leader of Philippine National Police-Bicol Task Force Papal Visit in Tacloban City will be looking after the safety of a pope in the Philippines for the second time in his life after 24 years.

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Cellphone signals jammed during Pope Francis’ visit to PHL

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cellphone signals jammed during Pope Francis’ visit to PHL 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — For security reasons, cellular phone signals of telecommunication companies (telcos) are jammed during the state and pontifical visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines on Jan. 15-19, 2015.

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BSP comes out with commemorative coins for Pope Francis' PHL visit

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on BSP comes out with commemorative coins for Pope Francis' PHL visit 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Jan. 14 (PNA) — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) launched on Wednesday two denominations of the limited edition, legal tender commemorative coins for the Philippine visit of Pope Francis from Jan. 15-19, 2015.

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PRC gives safety tips on crowds joining activities of Papal Visit

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on PRC gives safety tips on crowds joining activities of Papal Visit 

By Lady Marie de la Torre

MANILA, Jan. 14 (PNA) — The Red Cross has issued safety tips for the public who will be joining the crowds on Pope Francis’ five-day visit in the Philippines.

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BSP issues limited editions of PhP50 and PhP500 Commemorative Papal Coins

January 15, 2015 by · 2 Comments 

150114162024Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Deputy Governors Diwa C. Guinigundo (left) and Vicente S. Aquino shows to the media the PhP50 and PhP500 Pope Francis Commemorative Coins issued by the BSP in connection with the Jan. 15-19, 2015 Papal Visit to the Philippines. BSP says both coins are legal tender and will be sold for PhP100 and PhP1,000, respectively, to cover production costs. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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LRTA reminds passengers of LRT-1 sched operations during Papal Visit

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on LRTA reminds passengers of LRT-1 sched operations during Papal Visit 

MANILA, Jan. 13 — The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) on Tuesday reminded passengers that there will be slight changes in the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) operations during the upcoming Papal Visit (Jan 15-19).

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