Awarding ceremony of Gawad Parangal

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Awarding ceremony of Gawad Parangal 

160413163440SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique (PNA) — Multi-awarded Mayor Rony L. Molina of San Jose de Buenavista, this province, and Mrs. Agnes Gallano, San Jose’s Municipal Social Welfare & Development Officer (MSWDO), march on center aisle to receive the national Gawad Parangal Award, an annual search for the outstanding Local Chief Executive (LCE) of any province, city or town all over the Philippines. This is a prestigious and the highest award to be given to an LCE with focus on the field of social welfare. The proponent of this search is the Department of Social and Welfare Development. The award was given in Bacolod City on April 6, 2016. (PNA Antique Bureau photo by Leah Marlie Tambanillo)
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Nueva Ecija submerged in floods; Thursday classes suspended

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nueva Ecija submerged in floods; Thursday classes suspended 

By Zorayda S. Tecson

GAPAN CITY, Nueva Ecija, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Governor Aurelio Umali on Wednesday announced the suspension of classes in all levels, both in public and private, on Thursday as several areas in this province went under water due to continuous moderate to heavy rains brought by typhoon "Nona".

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World Bank to finance PHP89.38-M livelihood projects in E. Visayas

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on World Bank to finance PHP89.38-M livelihood projects in E. Visayas 

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 8 –- Eastern Visayas will get PHP89.38 million worth of projects under the livelihood component of the World Bank-funded Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP).

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Antique gov warns on rise of dengue cases

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Antique gov warns on rise of dengue cases 

SAN JOSE, Antique, Sept. 1 -– Governor Rhodora J. Cadiao has warned residents in the province to follow the precautionary measures against dengue fever to prevent the further spread of this viral disease in their respective areas.

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Zambo fire victims receive cash assistance

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Zambo fire victims receive cash assistance 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 24 — The local government on Tuesday afternoon released PHP226,500 cash assistance to the victims of four separate fire incidents that hit this city last month.

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Ex convict in shoot-out at San Jose PNP kills 1, wounds another

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ex convict in shoot-out at San Jose PNP kills 1, wounds another 

SAN JOSE, ANTIQUE, June 16 — Charges of Homicide, Frustrated Homicide and Assault on Persons of Authority were filed against Tyrone Jonathan Garcia who figured in a shoot-out with policemen last Saturday afternoon.

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Costa Rica issues red alert following ammonia spill

May 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Costa Rica issues red alert following ammonia spill 

SAN JOSE, May 4 — Costa Rica's National Emergencies Commission (CNE) announced a red alert on Sunday after the spill of 180 tonnes of ammonium nitrate into the waters of the central Pacific coastline of the Central American country.

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Ayala Bridge to fully open by June 11, 2015 –DPWH

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ayala Bridge to fully open by June 11, 2015 –DPWH 

MANILA, April 29 — Ayala Bridge in San Miguel, Manila will be passable to vehicular traffic both directions by June 11, 2015, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said on Wednesday.

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DSWD partners with NHA for sustainable livelihood communities

April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD partners with NHA for sustainable livelihood communities 

MANILA, April 13 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the National Housing Authority (NHA) has strengthened their partnership by signing a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to support the implementation of the Cash for Building Livelihood Assets (CBLA) Project.

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Life-size statues depicting how Jesus fell for the second time while carrying His cross

April 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Life-size statues depicting how Jesus fell for the second time while carrying His cross 

150402162335These life-size statues found at the Rosary Hills of the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto Shrine in Gaya-Gaya, San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan depict how Jesus Christ fell for the second time while carrying the heavy cross prior to His crucifixion. Thousands of Catholic pilgrims from different places in Metro Manila and nearby provinces flock to the 50-year-old Grotto Shrine during the Holy Week to reflect on the sacrifices of Jesus. (PNA photo by Leilani S. Junio)
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