DENR-EMB’s Air Quality Monitoring Station launched at DLSU

November 15, 2011 11:24 pm· Comments Off on DENR-EMB’s Air Quality Monitoring Station launched at DLSU 

Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) OIC-Director Atty. Juan Miguel T. Cuna (2nd from left), Bro. Narciso Erguiza, FSC, president and chancellor, De La Salle University, and Engr. Jean N. Rosete, OIC-Chief of Air Quality Monitoring Station (AQMS) lead the formal launching of the air monitoring system on Tuesday (Nov. 15, 2011) at the DLSU along Taft Ave. in Manila. The air monitoring system is capable of measuring criteria pollutants like sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, carbon monoxide, as well as meteorological conditions. Shown in left photo is an air quality monitoring station. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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DA’s Biotech Program tackled in ‘Talking Points’ program

November 15, 2011 11:23 pm· Comments Off on DA’s Biotech Program tackled in ‘Talking Points’ program 

Bureau of Soils and Water Management Director Candida B. Adalla (left) under the Department of Agriculture talks about the biotechnology program implementation on eggplant, a variety of vegetables and golden rice with vitamin A fortified content during the “Talking Points” program at DZRB Radyo ng Bayan at the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Bldg. in Quezon City on Tuesday (Nov. 15, 2011). Looking on are program host Allan Allanigue and co-host Maju Ramos. (PNA photo by Johnny D. Guevarra)

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Philippines, Palau to forge agri, fishery cooperation

November 15, 2011 11:20 pm· Comments Off on Philippines, Palau to forge agri, fishery cooperation 

Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala (right) stresses a point during a discussion with Palau Natural Resources, Environment and Tourism Minister Harry Fritz (middle) on a pioneering bilateral cooperation between the Philippines and Palau, particularly in agriculture and fisheries. Secretary Alcala said Filipino commercial fishermen and processors are keen on establishing joint ventures in Palau. Also in photo is Palau Ambassador to the Philippines Ramon Rechebei. (PNA photo courtesy of DA-Information Service)
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President Aquino participates in the discussion at the Leaders’ Retreat Session 2 with the theme “Energy Efficiency”

November 15, 2011 11:19 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino participates in the discussion at the Leaders’ Retreat Session 2 with the theme “Energy Efficiency” 

HONOLULU – Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III participates in the discussion at the Leaders’ Retreat Session 2 with the theme “Energy Efficiency” during the 19th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting at the Hokulani Ballroom of JW Marriott Ihilani in Honolulu, Hawaii on Monday (Nov. 14, 2011). At present, APEC’s 21 member economies account for 55 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP), 40 percent of the world’s population and about 44 percent of world trade. (PLDT powered by SMART/Photo by Jay Morales/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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President Aquino joins 20 fellow heads of state and government for the traditional APEC Leaders’ Family Photo in Honolulu, Hawaii

November 15, 2011 11:18 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino joins 20 fellow heads of state and government for the traditional APEC Leaders’ Family Photo in Honolulu, Hawaii 

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III (3rd from right, second row) joins 20 fellow heads of state and government for the traditional APEC Leaders’ Family Photo during the 19th Asia- Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting at the Campbell Property in Honolulu, Hawaii on Monday (Nov. 14, 2011). Others in photo (from L-R, first row) are Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Chinese President Hu Jintao, Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, U.S. President Barack Obama, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, Brunei Darussalam Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Chile’s President Sebastián Piñera and Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang. (From L-R, second row) Thai Deputy Prime Minister Kittirat Na-Ranong, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Peru President Ollanta Humala, New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Bill English, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak, Mexican Trade Minister Bruno Ferrari, Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, Taiwan’s special envoy Lien Chan and Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang. (Photo by Jay Morales/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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