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

President Aquino attends Holy Mass during 29th anniversary of EDSA People Power Revolution

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150225173519President Benigno S. Aquino III attends the Holy Mass officiated by Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle during the 29th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution at the Shrine of Mary Queen of Peace, Our Lady of Edsa Main Chapel along EDSA in Mandaluyong City on Wednesday (February 25, 2015). This year’s theme is “Ituloy ang Pagbabago.” The 1986 peaceful and bloodless uprising ousted the dictatorship and catapulted to power the President’s mother, the late President Corazon C. Aquino. (Photo by Benhur Arcayan/MalacaƱang Photo Bureau/PNA)LAM/jme

Comelec bidding for May 2016 elections

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150225172228Atty. Helen Aguila Flores (right), chairperson of the Commission on Election (Comelec) Bids and Awards committee, presides the opening of the financial bids submitted by eligible bidders during the second stage of bidding for the lease of Election management System (EMS); Optical Mark Reader (OMR); and precinct-based Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) technology to be used in the May 9, 2016 elections on Wednesday (February 25, 2015) at the Bureau of Treasury Hall, Palacio del Governador in Intramuros, Manila. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)LAM/acd