7th SMile Recognition Program and Launching of ICP/TCCLS

December 6, 2012 11:30 pm· Comments Off on 7th SMile Recognition Program and Launching of ICP/TCCLS 

Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz (at rostrum) delivers her keynote address during the 7th Safety Milestone (SMile) Recognition Program and Launching of the Incentives Compliance Program (ICP) and Tripartite Certificate of Compliance with Labor Standards (TCCLS) on Thursday (Dec. 6, 2012) at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Malate, Manila. Inset photo shows some of the 2012 SMile awardees during the occasion. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)
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PNB inaugurates Gaisano Capital-Surigao branch

December 6, 2012 11:29 pm· Comments Off on PNB inaugurates Gaisano Capital-Surigao branch 

Philippine National Bank recently opened its newest branch located in Gaisano Capital Mall in Surigao City. It is PNBís goal to strategically build branches in developing areas such as Surigao. The city is known to be one of the most competitive small-sized cities in the Philippines and is also recognized to be one of the top producers of quality minerals. Photo shows (L-R): Barangay Captain Alfredo Dacuron, businessman Francisco Go, PNB Director Florido Casuela, Surigao City Mayor Ernesto Matugas, Surigao del Norte Vice Gov. Arturo Carlos Egay, Surigao del Norte Senior Provincial Board Member Myrna Romarate, PNB Executive Vice President & Retail Banking Group Head Joven Hernandez, and PNB North Mindanao Area head Mitzi Cagurangan. (PNA photo courtesy of PNB)
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‘Victory at Bessang Pass’ book launching

December 6, 2012 11:29 pm· Comments Off on ‘Victory at Bessang Pass’ book launching 

Former President Fidel V. Ramos receives a copy of the book “Victory at Bessang Pass” from its author, veteran defense journalist Ben Cal (right), during the book launching at Fully Book, Bonifacio High St., Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila on Wednesday (Dec. 5, 2012). (PNA photo by Rico H. Borja)
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Deles conferred with 1st Freedom Flame Award for peace efforts

December 6, 2012 11:28 pm· Comments Off on Deles conferred with 1st Freedom Flame Award for peace efforts 

Former Senator Wigberto “Bobby” TaÒada presents the Freedom Flame award to Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) Secretary Teresita Quintos Deles on Tuesday (Dec. 4, 2012) held in Hotel H20, Manila. Deles was recognized for “her tireless efforts to promote a peaceful settlement for Bangsamoro.” In right photo, Sec. Deles makes a wish for peace as she sets off a Freedom Lantern. (PNA photo courtesy of OPAPP)
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President Aquino poses with the Generation TAYO Viral Video Contest Special Citation awardees

December 6, 2012 11:27 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino poses with the Generation TAYO Viral Video Contest Special Citation awardees 

President Benigno S. Aquino III poses with the Generation TAYO Viral Video Contest Special Citation awardees, The Moving Art Camp composed of Grade 5 pupils from The Learning Tree for their entry ìArts Camp sa Hospicio de San Joseî during the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Awards Year 10 at the Heroes’ Hall of MalacaÒang on Thursday (Dec. 6, 2012). Established in 2002, the TAYO awards aim to discover and laud exceptional youth organizations that have contributed to the development of their local communities, schools, or work places through their innovative projects. To date, more than 1,000 youth organizations have joined the search and are now part of the fast-growing TAYO youth network. In photo are TAYO Awards Foundation president Benigno ìBamî Aquino IV, Senator Francis Pangilinan and National Youth Commission (NYC) Chairman Leon Flores III. (Photo by: Robert Viñas/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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MOA signing between DepEd and France Embassy

December 6, 2012 11:26 pm· Comments Off on MOA signing between DepEd and France Embassy 

Department of Education Secretary Armin A. Luistro and Ambassador of France to the Philippines Gilles Garachon shake hands during the memorandum of agreement (MOA) signing between the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Embassy of France to the Philippines which provides the inclusion of the French language in the curriculum of secondary schools in the Philippines. The event was held on Thursday (Dec. 6, 2012) at the France Embassy at Anahaw St., North Forbes Park, Makati City. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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MOA on Child Protection in School and others

December 6, 2012 11:25 pm· Comments Off on MOA on Child Protection in School and others 

Education Secretary Armin A. Luistro shakes hands with Elnora B. Avarientos, executive director of World Vision Development Foundation (WVDF), as both display the memorandum of agreement (MOA) focusing on four points for the child protection in school; K 12 promotion; child-focused disaster risk reduction and peace education which both signed representing DepEd and World Vision, respectively. With them are from Atty. Alberto T.Muyot (left), DepEd Undersecretary for Legal Affairs, and Filomena Portales (right), WVDF public engagement director. The signing event was held on Thursday (Dec. 6, 2012) at the Trinoma activity center in North Avenue, Quezon City.
(PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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