(Feature) Addressing malnutrition should start from mother's pregnancy until the baby is two years old –NNC

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Addressing malnutrition should start from mother's pregnancy until the baby is two years old –NNC 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Nov. 8 (PNA) — Malnutrition problem can be more effectively addressed if proper interventions are done from the mother's conception until the baby is two years old when the child begins to grow, according to Department of Health (DOH) Assistant Secretary Maria Bernadita T. Flores, who is the concurrent Executive Director of the National Nutrition Council (NNC).

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Public hearing on Mamasapano Truth Commission

February 26, 2015 by · Comments Off on Public hearing on Mamasapano Truth Commission 

150225173903Senator Teofisto Guingona III (left), chairperson of the Committee on Peace, Unification and Reconciliation, along with Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, ask resource person Datu Mussolini Sinsuat Lidasan (2nd from right), Executive Director of the Al Qalam Institute for Islamic Identities and Dialogue in Southeast Asia, on the proposal to create the Mamasapano Truth Commission during the public hearing on Wednesday (February 25, 2015) at the Senate in Pasay City. Also in photo (from right) are Father Albert Alejo of the Society of Jesus Social Apostolate; Atty. Merlin Magallona former dean/professor at University of the Philippines; Atty. Mazzer Mahoramsalic, former Commissioner Convener Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy; Atty. Raul Villanueva, Dean of Xavier University College of Law; and Dr.Edmund Tayao, Professor at the Political Science Department of University of Santo Tomas. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)LAM/acd

DFA: No US participation in ‘Oplan Exodus’

February 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on DFA: No US participation in ‘Oplan Exodus’ 

150223160625The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) clarifies on Monday that the United States has no involvement in the carrying out of the “Oplan Exodus” by the Special Action Force (SAF) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to capture two high-profile terrorists in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last Jan. 25. The clarification was made by DFA Undersecretary for Policy Evan Garcia (standing at left) and Undersecretary Eduardo F.L. Oban Jr. (right), Executive Director of the Visiting Forces Agreement Commission, during the Senate inquiry on the Mamasapano incident on Monday (Feb. 23, 2015). (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Pope Francis has shown how spontaneous he is — TNK Director

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis has shown how spontaneous he is — TNK Director 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — Pope Francis had shown how spontaneous he is.

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Creation of a research body on mining pushed

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Creation of a research body on mining pushed 

MANILA, Jan. 15 — A lawmaker is urging Congress to approve a bill creating a research body to make mining activities in the country become more responsible and ultimately more acceptable to the people.

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