Senate hearing on the proposed DA budget of PHP50.6-B for 2017

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Senate hearing on the proposed DA budget of PHP50.6-B for 2017 

161004183840Senator Cynthia Villar (left), vice chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, presides over the Finance Subcommittee hearing on the proposed PHP50.6-billion budget of the Department of Agriculture on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016) at the Senate in Pasay City. Villar commended Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol (right) for coming up with a budget that has more appropriation for projects rather than administrative expenses. Pinol said the proposed budget will provide free irrigation services to farmers. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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Senate President Franklin M. Drilon receives the first ballot box containing the certificate of canvass from San Juan City

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Senate President Franklin M. Drilon receives the first ballot box containing the certificate of canvass from San Juan City 

Senate President Franklin M. Drilon officially receives the first ballot box containing the certificate of canvass from San Juan City for the 2016 presidential and vice presidential elections. Drilon said all certificates of canvass will be delivered to the Senate, and will be physically transferred to the House of Representatives in Batasan Complex, Quezon City, where the canvassing will take place.Photo by ROY DOMINGO

Senate President Franklin M. Drilon officially receives the first ballot box containing the certificate of canvass from San Juan City for the 2016 presidential and vice presidential elections. Drilon said all certificates of canvass will be delivered to the Senate, and will be physically transferred to the House of Representatives in Batasan Complex, Quezon City, where the canvassing will take place.Photo by ROY DOMINGO

Senate President Franklin M. Drilon officially receives the first ballot box containing the certificate of canvass from San Juan City for the 2016 presidential and vice presidential elections on Wednesday (May 11, 2016) at the Senate building in Pasay City. Drilon said all COCs will be delivered to the Senate and will be physically transferred to the House of Representatives in Batasan Complex, Quezon City. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Comelec targets to proclaim 12 winning senators in a week

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on Comelec targets to proclaim 12 winning senators in a week 

By Ferdinand G. Patino

MANILA, May 9 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBoC) is looking to proclaim the winning 12 senators one week after the conduct of the May 9 polls.

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United States Defense Secretary Ashton Carter in Manila visit

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on United States Defense Secretary Ashton Carter in Manila visit 

160413193524Department of National Defense Undersecretary Jesus Milan (4th from left) welcomes United States Defense Secretary Ashton Carter (right) upon the latter’s arrival at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday (April 13, 2016) at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on board a Boeing 747 to visit two of the five Philippine military bases where American forces will have access under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement. Also in photo are US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg (2nd from right) and Lt. Gen. John Toolan of the US Marine Corps. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter arrives in Manila

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter arrives in Manila 

160413191814United States Defense Secretary Ashton Carter arrives at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City at 6:20 p.m. on Wednesday (April 13, 2016) on board a Boeing 747 to visit two of the five Philippine military bases where American forces will have access under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Courtesy call of visiting Japanese delegation at Senate

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Courtesy call of visiting Japanese delegation at Senate 

160201181517Senator Grace Poe poses with Congressman Yosufumi Mori of Nara, Japan (3rd from right) during the courtesy call of the japanese delegation on Monday (Feb. 1, 2016) at the Philippine Senate in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)lam/acd

President Aquino is welcomed by DOT Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr.

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on President Aquino is welcomed by DOT Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. 

President Benigno S. Aquino III is received by DOT Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Jr, Heads of International Tourism Organizations , Members of Diplomatic Corps  upon arrival at the Philippine International Convention Center for the attendance to the Opening Ceremony of the ASEAN Tourism Forum. (Photo:Bong Manabat/Malacanang Photo Bureau)

President Benigno S. Aquino III is received by DOT Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Jr, Heads of International Tourism Organizations , Members of Diplomatic Corps upon arrival at the Philippine International Convention Center for the attendance to the Opening Ceremony of the ASEAN Tourism Forum. (Photo:Bong Manabat/Malacanang Photo Bureau)

President Benigno S. Aquino III is welcomed by Department of Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr., Heads of International Tourism Organizations and Members of Diplomatic Corps upon arrival at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City during the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Tourism Forum on Wednesday (Jan. 20, 2016). (Photo: Joseph Vidal/Malacanang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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President Aquino poses with the ASEAN Tourism Ministers and Heads of International Tourism Organizations

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on President Aquino poses with the ASEAN Tourism Ministers and Heads of International Tourism Organizations 

President Benigno S. Aquino III poses with the ASEAN  Tourism Ministers and Heads of International Tourism Organizations on the Opening Ceremony of the Asean Tourism Forum held in Philippine  International Convention Center in Pasay City. (Photo: Bong Manabat /Malacanang Photo Bureau)

President Benigno S. Aquino III poses with the ASEAN Tourism Ministers and Heads of International Tourism Organizations on the Opening Ceremony of the Asean Tourism Forum held in Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. (Photo: Bong Manabat /Malacanang Photo Bureau)

President Benigno S. Aquino III poses with the ASEAN Tourism Ministers and Heads of International Tourism Organizations during the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Tourism Forum held at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on Wednesday (Jan. 20, 2016). (Photo: Bong Manabat/Malacanang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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AFP allocates Php26-M for repair of PAF Bell 412 helicopter

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on AFP allocates Php26-M for repair of PAF Bell 412 helicopter 

MANILA, Jan. 22 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is allocating the sum of Php26,720,550 for the acquisition of spare parts needed for the maintenance and repair of one of its Bell 412 combat utility helicopters.

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President Aquino arrives at the ASEAN Tourism Forum at the PICC

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on President Aquino arrives at the ASEAN Tourism Forum at the PICC 

President Benigno S. Aquino III is received by DOT Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Jr, Heads of International Tourism Organizations , Members of Diplomatic Corps  upon arrival at the Philippine International Convention Center for the attendance to the Opening Ceremony of the ASEAN Tourism Forum. (Photo:Bong Manabat/Malacanang Photo Bureau)

President Benigno S. Aquino III is received by DOT Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Jr, Heads of International Tourism Organizations , Members of Diplomatic Corps upon arrival at the Philippine International Convention Center for the attendance to the Opening Ceremony of the ASEAN Tourism Forum. (Photo:Bong Manabat/Malacanang Photo Bureau)

President Benigno S. Aquino III is welcomed by Department of Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. (right), Heads of International Tourism Organizations and Members of Diplomatic Corps upon arrival at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City during the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Tourism Forum on Wednesday (Jan. 20, 2016). (Photo by Bong Manabat/Malacanang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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