The 100 best films of the decade (so far), #1-20 · Best of. Going in, we knew that this list—totaled up from ballots submitted by 11 A.V.
Club staff members and contributors—would be eclectic, with plenty of dark horses sneaking up toward the front. Still, we were genuinely surprised at what ended up at the top of the list. Close to 300 films received votes, and not one of the movies that appear on this list appeared on every voter’s ballot. Still, one led the pack in terms of both votes and points—a movie that seemed, at the outset, like anything but a consensus favorite. Were you surprised with the final results? 20. Possibly the most mainstream effort from Iranian master filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, Certified Copy is an intricately conceived portrait of a relationship that, around its midpoint, also reveals itself to be a deft commentary on the nature of artifice, and thus on the cinema itself. 19. 18. 17. 16.
Muslims, Christians get together to claim 4Ps. As part of the Philippine government’s poverty alleviation initiative, a Conditional Cash Transfer by way of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps Program), is being given to poor but deserving residents all over the Philippines.
With the use of a Landbank ATM Card, these residents receive a regular stipend from the government to help ease their financial burdens. In some instances, the recipients of this government dole-outs experience difficulty in obtaining their cash because ATMs are scarce in the rural areas. It is refreshing to note that Electronic Network Cash Tellers, Inc. (ENCASH), the country’s first independent ATM deployer, is meeting the challenge of deploying ATMs in areas not deemed viable by commercial banks. Recently, ENCASH deployed an ATM at the Lapuyan People’s Multi-Purpose Cooperative (LAPMUCO) in Zamboanga Sibugay. Eric J. ENCASH sees itself continuing to provide ATM services to the rural areas where ATMs are greatly needed by the community. 4Ps-RPs Challenge To Meet MDG. THE PANTAWID PAMILYANG Pilipino Program (4Ps) implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development, is one of the responses of the Philippine government to the challenge of meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), DSWD-IX 4Ps Regional Program Coordinator Ms.
Emelita R. Acedo said. Acedo said 4Ps is the flagship program of the national government to address poverty reduction and social development. The program provides conditional cash grants to extremely poor households to improve their health, nutrition and education, particularly children aged 0-4. It also invests on human capital to break the inter-generational cycle of poverty among poor households. 4Ps is patterned after the conditional cash transfer program in Latin American and African countries which have been proven successful as a poverty reduction and social development measures, she said. While on education, children 3-5 years old must enroll in day care or pre-school program. DILG chief Jesse Robredo: 4Ps are for the poor, not for LGUs' publicity mileage.
Local officials told to get names off 4Ps materials. MANILA, Philippines—Posters and streamers announcing the government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program should no longer bear the names and photos of governors and mayors, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Saturday.
Interior Secretary Jesse M. Robredo said in a statement that he had instructed provincial governors and town and city mayors not to put their names and pictures on the promotional materials of the government’s “Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program” or 4Ps. Avoid using 4Ps for politics: Department of Social Welfare and Development. OFFICIALS of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) warned local government officials against using the National Government’s conditional cash transfer program for their political interests.
DSWD Undersecretary Mateo Montaño, in a press conference last Friday, said the agency has received reports of local officials putting their name and photos on streamers of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. “The identity of the program is that it remains as a national program,” Montaño said. The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) earlier issued a memorandum prohibiting local officials from putting their names and photos on government-funded projects.
DSWD 7 Director Evelyn Macapobre said she has yet to receive a report on politicians in Central Visayas who put up streamers of the Pantawid Pamilya program with their names or photos on them. Suffering, deceit accompany 4Ps program in Southern Mindanao hinterlands. National Democratic Front of the Philippines Southern Mindanao Press Statement 16 February 2012 Suffering, deceit accompany 4Ps program in Southern Mindanao hinterlands.
Burdensome and deceptive 4Ps in Southern Mindanao, Ang Bayan, 7 March 2012 - philippinerevolution.net. The bogus and deceptive character of the US-Aquino regime’s much-vaunted antipoverty scheme — the Programang Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino — is plain to see in Southern Mindanao.
Pagpapahirap at panlilinlang ng 4Ps sa Southern Mindanao, Ang Bayan, 7 March 2012 - philippinerevolution.net. Malinaw sa Southern Mindanao ang huwad at mapanlinlang na katangian ng ipinangangalandakang programang kontra-kahirapan ng rehimeng US-Aquino — ang Programang Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino (4Ps).
Sa Paquibato District, Davao City, binabatikos ng masa ang paglakip sa mayayamang magsasaka at maliliit na negosyante sa listahan ng mga benepisyaryo ng 4Ps habang wala naman sa listahan ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) ang mga maralitang magsasaka. Ayon kay Rubi del Mundo, tagapagsalita ng National Democratic Front-Southern Mindanao, tanging ang DSWD ang tumutukoy kung sinu-sino ang magiging mga benepisyaryo ng programang 4Ps. Ganito rin ang kaso sa mga bayan ng Laak, Monkayo at Montevista sa Compostela Valley dahil nauuna pa sa listahan ang mga upisyal ng barangay, kanilang mga kamag-anak at matatalik na kaibigan na kalimitan ay mayayamang magsasaka. Nakakapagod, magulo at magastos ang pagkuha ng subsidyo para sa mga benepisyaryo na nanggagaling pa sa malalayong barangay. 4Ps: Breaking the shackles of poverty? - The Freeman » The Freeman Sections » Cebu News.
MANILA, Philippines - NLEX struck back in the fourth period as it overcame Cafe France, 66-60, to stretch its win streak to four and stay at the top in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at Ynares Sports Center yesterday.
The Road Warriors, down 40-45 at the start of the final quarter, blazed past the Bakers with a decisive 20-8 run to seize a 60-53 lead, capped by a three-pointer from Eman Monfort, who finished with eight points, eight rebounds and three assists for the defending champions. Cliff Hodge led NLEX with a double-double effort, scoring 14 points and pulling down 14 rebounds, including eight offensive boards. Chris Ellis and Calvin Abueva also hauled down eight rebounds each as the Road Warriors lorded it over the boards, 62-39. Hodge tied the game at 51 with a three-point-play with 6:36 left in the contest then the Road Warriors capped their stretch-run charge with a 15-9 run to frustrate the Bakers. Sportshub ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1. DSWD-CAR warns of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program text scams. A TEXT scam is currently circulating informing people they won cash prizes in a raffle purportedly from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).
Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Cordillera Administrative Region revealed the scam involves a circulating text scam claiming President Noynoy Aquino Foundation through the 4Ps is giving cash prizes to chosen cell phone users. Social Welfare Regional Director Leonardo Reynoso warned mobile phone users, particularly beneficiaries of the program, there is no truth to this text and stressed the agency has not been promoting and conducting any activity of such nature. 4Ps improve education, health, nutrition of indigent kids Jemin Guillermo.
By jeminbguillermo Filed under 2 by Jemin B. Guillermo ROXASCITY, Capiz, Oct. 27 – The construction of additional school building will address the increasing number of enrollment in the elementary grades, Tapaz, Capiz Mayor Rosemarie Gardose said. DSWD to act against misuse of 4Ps funds, ATM pawning.