Aquino hosts luncheon for ADB governors, other officials

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Aquino hosts luncheon for ADB governors, other officials 

MANILA, May 4 — President Benigno S. Aquino III hosted a luncheon Friday in Malacanang for the governors of the Asian Development Bank gathering for the bank’s 45th annual meeting at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City.

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ADB, country’s partner for development, Aquino says

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on ADB, country’s partner for development, Aquino says 

MANILA, May 4 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday addressed the opening ceremony of the Asian Development Bank's 45th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors and expressed his gratitude for the continued support of the financial institution to the country.

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55 Filipinos repatriated from Papua New Guinea

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on 55 Filipinos repatriated from Papua New Guinea 

MANILA, May 4 — Fifty-five Filipinos, who were stranded penniless in Manus, Papua New Guinea, were due to arrive here on Friday night from the capital of Port Moresby, after their would-be employment with a fishing company was derailed by documentation problems.

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PNP assures full cooperation with NBI in Makati shootout probe

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on PNP assures full cooperation with NBI in Makati shootout probe 

MANILA, May 4 – The Philippine National Police (PNP)on Friday said it will cooperate fully with the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in the agency's ongoing investigation of four Makati City policemen who allegedly gunned down two volunteer fire fighters.

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DENR commits P5M for restoration of Ifugao Rice Terraces

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on DENR commits P5M for restoration of Ifugao Rice Terraces 

MANILA, May 4 – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has committed P5 million for the restoration of the world-renowned Rice Terraces of the Philippines in Ifugao province.

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Aquino declares May 21 a special non-working day in Malabon City to mark its 413th Foundation Day

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Aquino declares May 21 a special non-working day in Malabon City to mark its 413th Foundation Day 

MANILA, May 4 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has declared May 21, which falls on a Monday, as a special (non-working) day in the city of Malabon in commemoration of its 413th Foundation Day.

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Malacanang announces new appointments

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Malacanang announces new appointments 

MANILA, May 4 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has nominated Patricia Ann V. Paez as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Poland and appointed new officials in various government agencies, a Malacanang official said on Friday.

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Rainshowers, cooler temperatures bring relief to Metro Manila residents

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Rainshowers, cooler temperatures bring relief to Metro Manila residents 

MANILA, May 4 – Residents of Metro Manila again enjoyed cooler temperatures and respite from the summer heat due to isolated rainshowers that fell over most parts of the metropolis on Friday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.

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Officials of financial institutions pay courtesy call on President Aquino

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Officials of financial institutions pay courtesy call on President Aquino 

MANILA, May 4 — Officials of two international financial institutions and a Japanese donor agency paid courtesy calls on President Benigno S. Aquino III in Malacanang on Friday.

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Govt to assist Filipino banana exporters having problems entering Chinese mart

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Govt to assist Filipino banana exporters having problems entering Chinese mart 

MANILA, May 4 — The government made an assurance Friday that it will assists Filipino banana exporters having problems with their shipments to China as a result of the ongoing stand-off between the two countries because of conflicting claims on Scarborough Shoal.

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