Poem on how government poverty alleviation program works

January 30, 2015 2:23 am· Comments Off on Poem on how government poverty alleviation program works 

150129175442Angelo Caigas, a 2014 exemplary child of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program” (4Ps) in the National Capital Region (NCR), narrates on how the government poverty-alleviation program had helped him and his family through a poem he composed during an intermission number at the 64th DSWD anniversary on Thursday (January 29, 2015) at the DSWD main office in Batasan, Quezon City. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)LAM/jor

Veteran legislators defend Makati City mayor from plunder issues

January 30, 2015 2:22 am· Comments Off on Veteran legislators defend Makati City mayor from plunder issues 

150129174734Veteran legislators — Senators Rene Saguisag (2nd from right) and Joker Arroyo, former Chairman of the Blue Ribbon Committee — expounds on the plunder accusations against Makati City Mayor Erwin Binay (2nd from left) during the press conference on Thursday (January 29, 2015) at the Senate building in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Avito C.Dalan)acd

Makati Mayor Erwin Binay brought to Senate floor

January 30, 2015 2:22 am· Comments Off on Makati Mayor Erwin Binay brought to Senate floor 

150129173936Makati Mayor Erwin Binay show a minor bruise and pacifies supporters after he was brought to the Senate plenary when he refused to testify at the Senate hearing on Thursday (January 29, 2015) at the Senate Building in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)LAM/acd

JICA Program Officer receives the ‘Salamat Po Award’ International Institution Category from DSWd Sec. Corazon Soliman

January 30, 2015 2:21 am· Comments Off on JICA Program Officer receives the ‘Salamat Po Award’ International Institution Category from DSWd Sec. Corazon Soliman 

150129172744Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Program Officer Lara Rosales-Javier receives the “Salamat Po Award” International Institution Category from Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary CorazÛn Juliano-SolÌman at the “PaNata Ko sa Bayan Awards” held at ther DSWD Central Office in Quezon City on Thursday (Jan. 29, 2015). (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)
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UNICEF Country Representative Lotta Sylwander receives ‘Salamat Po Award’ from DSWD Sec. Corazon J. Soliman

January 30, 2015 2:20 am· Comments Off on UNICEF Country Representative Lotta Sylwander receives ‘Salamat Po Award’ from DSWD Sec. Corazon J. Soliman 

150129172045UNICEF Country Representative Lotta Sylwander receives the “Salamat Po Award” International Institution Category from Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary CorazÛn Juliano-SolÌman during the “PaNata Ko sa Bayan Awards” held at the DSWD Central Office in Quezon City on Thursday (Jan. 29, 2015). (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)
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Australian Ambassador Bill Tweddell receives the ‘Salamat Po Award’ from DSWD

January 30, 2015 2:20 am· Comments Off on Australian Ambassador Bill Tweddell receives the ‘Salamat Po Award’ from DSWD 

150129170315Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Bill Tweddell receives the “Salamat Po Award”-International Institution Category from Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary CorazÛn J. SolÌman at the “PaNata Ko sa Bayan Awards” held at DSWD Central Office in Quezon City on Thursday (Jan. 29, 2015). (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)
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Makati Mayor Binay brought and released during Senate hearing

January 30, 2015 2:19 am· Comments Off on Makati Mayor Binay brought and released during Senate hearing 

150129165412Photo (from left) shows Makati City Mayor Erwin Binay being brought to the Senate plenary hall and questioned during the hearing by Sub-Committee Chairman Senator Aquilino Pimentel III (gesturing) on Thursday (January 29, 2015) at the Senate building in Pasay City. Pimentel later allowed Binay to go after the mayor objected to the conduct of the hearing and manifested protection of his rights under the law. Also present with Binay during the hearing are two veteran legislators — former Senators Joker Arroyo (rightmost) and Rene Saguisag. (PNA photo by Avito C.Dalan)LAM/acd

Coron shores to welcome MS "Caledonia Sky" cruise ship anew on Valentine’s Day

January 30, 2015 2:02 am· Comments Off on Coron shores to welcome MS "Caledonia Sky" cruise ship anew on Valentine’s Day 

By Lyle B. Coruna

CORON, PALAWAN, Jan. 29 (PNA) — This town, one of Palawan’s prime tourist destinations welcomes the return of the cruise ship MS "Caledonia Sky" on its sandy shores, and coincidentally, on Valentine’s Day.

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Austrian tourism industry sees drop in overnight stays for 2014

January 30, 2015 2:02 am· Comments Off on Austrian tourism industry sees drop in overnight stays for 2014 

VIENNA, Jan. 29 — The number of visitors to Austria staying overnight in 2014 has decreased 785,000, or 0.6 percent, to 131.9 million despite a record number of visitors overall, according to preliminary data released by Statistics Austria on Wednesday.

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20 generic drugs taken off Portuguese market amid clinical trial concerns

January 30, 2015 2:01 am· Comments Off on 20 generic drugs taken off Portuguese market amid clinical trial concerns 

LISBON, Jan. 29 — Twenty generic drugs have been withdrawn from the Portuguese market following concerns raised by the European Medication Agency (EMA) about clinical trials carried out by Indian drug maker GVK Biosciences, Portugal's National Medication and Healthcare Products Authority (Infarmed) said in a statement issued Wednesday.

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