Senate upholds decision to arrest Makati City Mayor Erwin Binay

January 28, 2015 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Senate upholds decision to arrest Makati City Mayor Erwin Binay 

150128191556Scene at the plenary shows (from left) Chairman of the Blue Ribbon Committee Senator Teofisto Guingona III; Majority Floorleader Alan Peter Cayetano; and Acting Minority Floorleader Senator Vicente Sotto when the Senate upheld the decision of the blue ribbon committee to cite Makati City Mayor Erwin Binay and 5 others in contempt, and ordered them arrested after an intense debate in a meeting that lasted for over an hour on Wednesday night (January 28, 2015). Cayetano announced the consensus of the Senate rules committee that the contempt and detention order was valid. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)LAM/acd

Leadership in the judiciary in the context of ASEAN Integration

January 28, 2015 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Leadership in the judiciary in the context of ASEAN Integration 

150128190153Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno speaks on how the judiciary systems of ASEAN member states can complement each other to promote justice and collegiality in the face of the upcoming regional integration during the 6th ASEAN Leaderspeak Series entitled, “Leadership in the Judiciary in the Context of ASEAN Integration,” at the Asian Institute of Management in Makati City on Wednesday (Jan. 28, 2015). Also in photo (from left) are Atty. Anthony Abad, president and CEO of TA Trade Advisory Group/Center for International Economic Law of Ateneo De Manila University; Atty. Lilia De Lima, Director General of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority(PEZA); Atty. Avelino J. Cruz, president of ASEAN Law Association; and Prof. Federico Macaranas, co-director of the ASEAN 2015 Project. (PNA photo by Rico H.Borja)rhb

Flowers for fallen policemen

January 28, 2015 11:37 pm· Comments Off on Flowers for fallen policemen 

150128182156Passersby look at the flowers for the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) policemen who were killed while trying to seize terror suspects in Maguindanao at the EDSA gate of Camp Crame, Quezon City on Wednesday (Jan. 28, 2015).(PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)LAM/jor

6th ASEAN Leaderspeak Series on ‘Leadership in the Judiciary in the Context of ASEAN Integration’

January 28, 2015 11:36 pm· Comments Off on 6th ASEAN Leaderspeak Series on ‘Leadership in the Judiciary in the Context of ASEAN Integration’ 

150128181113Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Lilia de Lima (right) and Ateneo de Manila Center for International Economic Law Lecturer Atty. Anthony Abad exchange views during the 6th ASEAN Leaderspeak Series entitled “Leadership in the Judiciary in the Context of ASEAN Integration” held at Stephen Fuller Hall, Asian Institute of Management, Makati City on Wednesday (Jan. 28, 2015). (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)
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Leadership in the Judiciary in the Context of ASEAN Integration

January 28, 2015 11:33 pm· Comments Off on Leadership in the Judiciary in the Context of ASEAN Integration 

150128172443Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno receives a Token of Appreciation from Dr. Steven J. DeKrey, President, Asian Institute of Management, and Co-Director, ASEAN 2015 Project, after her speech at the 6th ASEAN Leaderspeak Series entitled “Leadership in the Judiciary in the Context of ASEAN Integration” held at Fuller Hall, Asian Institute of Management in Makati City on Wednesday (Jan. 28, 2015). (PNA photo by Rico H. Borja)
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Senate President Franklin Drilon with Korea-Philippines Parliamentary Friendship Association President Choi Kyung-Suk

January 28, 2015 11:32 pm· Comments Off on Senate President Franklin Drilon with Korea-Philippines Parliamentary Friendship Association President Choi Kyung-Suk 

150128165958Senate President Franklin Drilon poses with President Choi Kyung-Suk of the Korea-Philippines Parliamentary Friendship Association and members of his delegation during a visit at the Senate Bldg. in Pasay City on Wednesday (Jan. 28, 2015). Also in photo are Senators Cynthia Villar, Vicente Sotto III, Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and Alan Peter Cayetano. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Boeing signs deal to support Vietnam in improving aviation standard

January 28, 2015 6:39 am· Comments Off on Boeing signs deal to support Vietnam in improving aviation standard 

HANOI, Jan. 27 — The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) and Boeing signed a memorandum of collaboration on supporting Vietnam in achieving the regulatory and safety standard required for direct flights between Vietnam and the United States.

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Teresita, Cagayan lures more multi-national cavers

January 28, 2015 6:39 am· Comments Off on Teresita, Cagayan lures more multi-national cavers 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Jan. 27 — Sta. Teresita, Cagayan is attracting multi-national groups to map and explore the various caves in the town.

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Dagupan council gives nod to 'Island Tours'

January 28, 2015 6:39 am· Comments Off on Dagupan council gives nod to 'Island Tours' 

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 27 — The city council finally passed an ordinance on Tuesday providing measures for the operation and management of the city's new tourism come-on "Island Tours" and imposing fees and the manner of collection of the same.

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UNWTO confirms over 1.1 billion int'l tourists in 2014

January 28, 2015 6:39 am· Comments Off on UNWTO confirms over 1.1 billion int'l tourists in 2014 

MADRID, Jan. 28 — The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Monday said over 1.1 billion people made international visits in 2014.

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