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President Aquino arrives in Germany
BERLIN, Germany, Sept 20 -- President Benigno Aquino III arrived here on Friday for the last leg of his four-nation tour in Europe to meet top German officials and business executives. President Aquino touched down at the Berlin Tegel Airport here at 10:45 a.m. (4:45 p.m. Manila time) and motored to the Federal Chancellery, the official residence of Germany’s Chancellor, where arrival honors were afforded to him. The President was welcomed by German Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel, after which a working lunch will follow between the two leaders. A joint press conference is scheduled...

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More evacuation centers open for ‘Mario’ evacuees

QUEZON CITY, Sept 20 -- As heavy rainfall brought about by Tropical Storm Mario continues, there are now 146 evacuation centers providing temporary shelter to 13,247 families or 61,167 persons from Central and Southern Luzon, Bicol Region, Central Visasyas, and the National Capital Region (NCR), as of 3 pm. In NCR, from 16 evacuation centers in the morning of Friday, there are now 113 evacuation c... Read Full Story - More evacuat...

Major roads in Region 1 underwater due to 'Mario'

SAN FERNANDO CITY - Unrelenting rains from Typhoon Mario (international name: Fung Wong) on Friday night have submerged roads along the Manila North Road (MNR) in four Ilocos provinces making them unpassable to all types of vehicles on Saturday morning. As of 12 noon today, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said the center of Mario ?was estimated at 1... Read Full Story - Major roads ...

Economic Development

President Aquino meets top French firms

PARIS, France, Sep 19 -- President Benigno Aquino III and his official delegation began a series of meetings with leading French corporations tha...

Climate Change

State of  Balili River  improving 

BAGUIO CITY, Sept  20 (PIA) -- The Balili River System Revitalization Coalition(BRSRC) said that the condition of the Balili River continues...

Events

President Aquino arrives in Germany

BERLIN, Germany, Sept 20 -- President Benigno Aquino III arrived here on Friday for the last leg of his four-nation tour in Europe to meet top Ge...

Useful Tips / Fast Facts

Watch out for mock promo sales

SAN JOSE, Antique (PIA) - -  Holiday season is approaching and business/stores owners  are expected to step up their sales promotion to attr...

Announcements

Response teams on watch for flashfloods

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 19 (PIA) - - Search and rescue team members are now deployed in different strategic areas that are prone to flood...

ASEAN

Philippines is one of key partners of KOICA

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, September 19 (PIA)  -- The Philippines remains one the biggest partners of the Korea International Coop...

Local Government

Benguet town  mulls  4Ps advisory council

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 19 (PIA)  - - Officials of Itogon, Benguet  crafted a measure creating a municipal advisory council (MAC) whose ...

Civil Society

Advocacy campaign against prostitution set

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 20 -- In celebration of the International Day of No Prostitution (IDNP), the People Working Against Prostitution (PWAP)...

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President Aquino in Paris, France
President Aquino in Paris, France
President Aquino in Paris, France
President Aquino in Paris, France
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