PhilHealth now covers all Filipino citizens aged 60 years and above

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on PhilHealth now covers all Filipino citizens aged 60 years and above 

MANILA, Feb. 2 — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) said on Monday all Filipino citizens are now entitled to automatic PhilHealth coverage upon reaching the age of 60 years even if they have not made any contribution in the past.

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Nation must not deviate from real issues confronting Mindanao, says Palace

January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nation must not deviate from real issues confronting Mindanao, says Palace 

MANILA, Jan 29 — Malacanang has appealed to the public for patience, following the death of 44 police commandos in Maguindanao, saying the nation has to remain focused on fighting terrorism and achieving lasting peace in Mindanao.

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President Benigno S. Aquino III guides His Holiness Pope Francis towards the Palace

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Benigno S. Aquino III guides His Holiness Pope Francis towards the Palace 

150116170935President Benigno S. Aquino III guides His Holiness Pope Francis towards the Palace Main Lobby of the MalacaÒan Palace during the welcome ceremony for the State Visit and Apostolic Journey to the Republic of the Philippines on Friday (January 16, 2015). (Photo by Rolando Mailo-Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)

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President Aquino says he draws inspiration from Pope Francis

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino says he draws inspiration from Pope Francis 

MANILA, Jan. 15 — A warm reception greeted Pope Francis in Malacañang on Friday, as he was met by President Benigno S. Aquino III, along with Cabinet members, Church leaders and Palace employees.

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Coloma assures that preparations and security are in place for the Papal visit

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Coloma assures that preparations and security are in place for the Papal visit 

By Ferdinand G. Patino

MANILA, Jan. 12 (PNA) — Four days before the historic event unfolds, the government assured that preparations as well as security during the four-day Apostolic and State Visit of Pope Francis in the country are in place.

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President Aquino appeals for cooperation to ensure safety and success of Papal visit

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino appeals for cooperation to ensure safety and success of Papal visit 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, Jan. 12 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday called on all Filipinos to fully cooperate with the government’s measures for ensuring the safety and security of Pope Francis during his visit to the country this week.

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President Aquino chats with acting Health Secretary Janette Garin

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino chats with acting Health Secretary Janette Garin 

150108182312President Benigno S. Aquino III chats with acting Health Secretary Janette Garin during the Association of the Philippine Physicians in America-Philippine Medical Association (APPA-PMA) Joint Congress 2015 Opening Ceremony at the Rigodon Ballroom of the Manila Hotel in One Rizal Park, Manila on Thursday (Jan. 8, 2015). (Photo by Robert Viñas/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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President Aquino at the APPA-PMA Joint Congress 2015 at Manila Hotal

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino at the APPA-PMA Joint Congress 2015 at Manila Hotal 

150108181658President Benigno S. Aquino III is the guest of honor at the Association of the Philippine Physicians in America-Philippine Medical Association (APPA-PMA) Joint Congress 2015 Opening Ceremony at the Rigodon Ballroom of the Manila Hotel in One Rizal Park, Manila on Thursday (Jan. 8, 2015). With him in photo are acting Health Secretary Janette Garin (2nd from left), APPA chairman Dr. Alex Cueto, PMA president Dr. Maria Minerva Calimag (2nd from right), and APPA president Dr. Carlos Patalinhug Jr. (Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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CBCP lauds granting of executive clemency to prisoners

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on CBCP lauds granting of executive clemency to prisoners 

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 7 –The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), headed by Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, lauded President Benigno Aquino III's action in granting executive clemency to some convicted prisoners confined at the National Bilibid Prisons.

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President Aquino shares the stage with 7 ambassadors in Malacanang

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino shares the stage with 7 ambassadors in Malacanang 

150107153130President Benigno S. Aquino III shares the stage with Ambassadors Niranjan Man Singh Basnyat of Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Martinus Nicolass Slabber (Republic of South Africa), Rolando Guevarra Alvarado (Republic of Panama), Maria Christina Theresia Derckx (Kingdom of the Netherlands), Roberto Sebastian Bosch (Argentine Republic), Daniel Owassa (Republic of Congo) and Geoffrey Keating (Republic of Ireland) for a group photo souvenir during the presentation of credentials at the Rizal Hall of Malacañang on Wednesday (Jan. 7, 2015). Also in photo is Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for International Economic Relations Laura del Rosario. (Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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