Locals told to maximize benefits of Leyte hospital repaired by US gov’t

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Locals told to maximize benefits of Leyte hospital repaired by US gov’t 

By Roel T. Amazona

BURAUEN, Leyte, Nov. 30 (PNA) – A local health official asked residents in the province to maximize the use of Burauen District Hospital, which was recently rehabilitated by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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Coron, USAID sign agreement to preserve Siete Pecados as marine protected area

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Coron, USAID sign agreement to preserve Siete Pecados as marine protected area 

CORON, Palawan, June 16 — The local government of Coron and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently signed a memorandum of agreement for the implementation of a comprehensive master plan to further protect aquatic and cultural resources at the Siete Pecados (7 Sins) Marine Protected Area.

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US partnership with Palawan gov’t promotes responsible tourism and livelihood

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on US partnership with Palawan gov’t promotes responsible tourism and livelihood 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, May 15 — United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Philippines and Pacific Islands Mission Director Gloria Steele was in Palawan recently to signify the U.S. government’s commitment to support the province in achieving inclusive and resilient growth.

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USAID helps VN to fight emerging contagious diseases

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on USAID helps VN to fight emerging contagious diseases 

HA NOI, March 11 — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched its Emerging Pandemic Threats 2 (EPT-2) Programme to support Viet Nam's efforts to prevent, detect and respond to infectious diseases.

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US envoy cites bravery of Fallen 44

February 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on US envoy cites bravery of Fallen 44 

By Ben Cal

TAGBILARAN CITY, Feb. 7 (PNA) — Visiting US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg cited over the weekend the bravery of the 44 elite troopers of the Special Action Force (SAF), who were killed during a covert operation to arrest long-wanted international terrorist leader Zulkifli Bin Hir, alias Murwan, when they clashed with a phalanx of heavily armed Muslim rebels backed by a Moro terror group in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last Jan. 25.

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US Ambassador witnesses cooperation projects in Bohol

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on US Ambassador witnesses cooperation projects in Bohol 

150205150813Tagbilaran City Mayor John Geesnell Yap (2nd from left) and USAID country director Ms. Gloria Steele sign the memorandum of understanding (MOU) of Cities Development Initiative (CDI) providing for the cooperation with USAID for the “catalytic, sustainable, transparent and equitable economic growth” of the city on Thursday (February 5, 2015) at the Bohol Tropics Resort Club. Also present are Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto and and US Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg (extreme right) who also graced the inauguration of the USAID-COMPETE project exhibit and other USAID projects in Bohol. (PNA photo courtesy of Ric Obedencio)LAM/rhb

DepEd, USAID sign bilateral assistance deal on Friday

January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on DepEd, USAID sign bilateral assistance deal on Friday 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, Jan. 29 (PNA) –The Department of Education (DepEd) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will conduct a Ceremonial Signing of the Bilateral Assistance Agreement for Basic Education on Jan. 30 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bulwagan ng Karunungan, DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City.

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HIV project targets at-risk population

January 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on HIV project targets at-risk population 

HA NOI, Jan. 28 — A project that seeks to control the spread of HIV/AIDS in Viet Nam by linking people most at risk with needed services was launched in Ha Noi Tuesday.

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