• 24 November 2014
MANILA, Nov. 24 --  Malacañang joined the entire Filipino nation Sunday in celebrating Sarangani Representative Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Pacquiao’s victory against American Chris Algieri following their World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight match in Macau. Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. praised the “strength, grit, and courage” demonstrated by Pacquiao throughout the fight en route to a convincing win over his younger and taller opponent at the Venetian Macao's Cotai Arena.  “With every punch that scored, millions of Filipinos cheered him to victory from all corners of the country and the world,” Coloma said in a statement sent to reporters, shortly after learning that Pacquiao emerged as the victor. Algieri proved to be no match for Pacquiao as all three judges who oversaw the fight rendered a lopsided decision in favor of the latter, scoring 120-102, 119-103, and 119-103 respectively. Coloma called Pacquiao “a worthy role model and wellspring of inspiration to all Filipinos, who are striving to improve their well-being and attain a prosperous future.” “Congressman Manny Pacquiao embodies and personifies the Filipinos’ outstanding qu ...Read more

DENR: Gov’t measures to counter climate change in place

 CENTRAL  24 November 2014
QUEZON CITY, Nov. 24 --  The Aquino administration has put in place adequate, long-term measures to counter the effects of climate change, which benefits can come well beyond 2016, the Department of  Environment and Natural Resources in a statement said. “We have very focused anti-climate chang ...Read more

PhilRice celebrates innovations

 CENTRAL  24 November 2014
QUEZON CITY, Nov. 24 -- The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) renewed its commitment to the Filipinos by inspiring innovations and rural transformation during its recent 29th anniversary. Dr. Eufemio T. Rasco Jr, PhilRice executive director in a statement, said that the Institute`s adva ...Read more