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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Ambulances for North Cotabato

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161004182817Photo shows four of the five brand new ambulance units for North Cotabato province personally turned over by Philippine National Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) General Manager Alexander Balutan in simple ceremonies on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016) at the provincial capitol grounds in Kidapawan City.
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Citation for K9 Hero Dog and its handlers

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161004165231Explosive Detector Dog ìHEAVYî (shown in photo) and its handlers from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) receive Plaque and Certificate of Recognition for the dog’s outstanding performance as explosive detector during the Animal Welfare Week Celebration with the theme: “Animal Welfare is Human Welfare” held at the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) Compound, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016). The citation was presented by Dr. Anna Esmeralda Nagera (left) of Merial Philippines and Officer-in-Charge of DA-BAI Animal Health and Welfare Division Dr. Emelinda L. Lopez (in blue dress). The Animal Welfare Week is celebrated every first week of October by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 715, Series of 2004. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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Sen. Loren Legarda presides at the Senate hearing on DA’s proposed budget for 2017

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161004160302Senator Loren Legarda, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Finance, directs a question to Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Pinol during the Senate hearing on the proposed PHP50.6-billion budget of the DA for 2017 on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016). (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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New Institutional Members of DA-Committee on Animal Welfare

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161004160400The new Institutional Members of the Department of Agriculture-Committee on Animal Welfare (DA-CAW) pose for photo opportunity after their oath-taking together with National Animal Welfare Focal Person, Animal Health and Welfare Division Dr. Ma. Gracia N. Dizon-Florez (2nd from left) of the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI); Dr. Victor C. Atienza (5th from left), Consultant to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Livestock of the Department of Agriculture (DA); and Officer-in-Charge of DA-BAI Animal Health and Welfare Division Dr. Emelinda L. Lopez (right) during the Animal Welfare Week Celebration with the theme: “Animal Welfare is Human Welfare” held at the BAI Compound, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016). The Animal Welfare Week is celebrated every first week of October by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 715, Series of 2004. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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Oath-taking of new Institutional Members of DA-Committee on Animal Welfare

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161004150408Dr. Victor C. Atienza (left), Consultant to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Livestock of the Department of Agrarian (DA), administers the oathtaking of the new Institutional Members of the DA-Committee on Animal Welfare during the Animal Welfare Week Celebration with the theme: “Animal Welfare is Human Welfare” held at the Bureau Of Animal Industry (BAI) Compound, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016). Witnessing the oathtaking are National Animal Welfare Focal Person, Animal Health and Welfare Division Dr. Ma. Gracia N. Dizon-Florez of the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) (partly hidden beside Atienza) and National Rabies Focal Person, Animal Health and Welfare Division OIC Dr. Emelinda L. Lopez of DA-BAI (extreme right). (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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Sailing expo at Manila Bay

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sailing expo at Manila Bay 

151027155756Participants in the sailing and power boats cruise at the Manila Bay prepare before the launching of the SEAFAIR’15: An Extraordinary Outdoor Boat and Yacht Exposition in the Philippines” on Tuesday (Oct. 27, 2015) at the SM by the Bay in Mall of Asia, Pasay City. (PNA photo by Avito C.Dalan)lam/acd

SEAFAIR ’15 Extraordinary Outdoor Boat Show Exposition in the Philippines

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151027154301Beach volleyball players pose during the launching of the SEAFAIR ’15 Extraordinary Outdoor Boat Show Exposition in the Philippines on Tuesday (Oct. 27, 2015) at the Sands SM by the Bay, Mall of Asia in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)

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KWF urges public to join Filipino thesis/dissertation competition

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MANILA, Oct. 27 — November 27 this year is the deadline for submitting entries to the Gawad Julian Cruz Balmaceda competition of the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) for the best thesis/dissertation written in Filipino, the country's national language.

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LTFRB launches app that enhances safety of commuters: Safe Ride

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151027150121Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Winston Ginez (left) and Galileo Software Services Inc. president Jun Lozada on Tuesday (Oct. 27, 2015) launch Safe Ride, an app that turns commutersí smartphones into safety devices. The app has an emergency red button that allows a user to send an emergency message to a pre-set secondary/emergency number. Safe Ride will be ready for download by late November. (PNA photo courtesy of LTFRB)

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