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ILOCOS VILLAGERS JOIN NATIONWIDE BRIGADA ESKWELA 2019

LAOAG CITY -- Armed with brooms, bolos and other cleaning materials, residents here participated on Monday in the ongoing provincewide Brigada[...]

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PHILIPPINES KEEPS ITU COUNCIL SEAT

November 6, 2018 - 4:21 PM

The Philippine delegation accomplished its mission in Dubai, United Arab Emirates as the country retained its International Telecommunication Union (ITU) council member state seat during the Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 (ITU-PP 2018). Philippines garnered 161 of the 177 possible votes to secure a spot in the 13 available seats for ITU’s Region E (Asia and Australasia). […]

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PH HOSTS 7TH SOUTH CHINA SEA TRAFFIC FLOW MEETING

November 6, 2018 - 4:23 PM

MANILA — The Philippines is hosting the 7th South China Sea Traffic Flow meeting from Nov. 5-7 in Manila, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) announced on Monday. CAAP spokesperson Eric Apolonio told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) that this is the first time the country is hosting the meeting, adding that the 7th […]

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PRO 11 NSWAT CHALLENGE, GENERALS TO COMPETE

November 6, 2018 - 4:23 PM

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 5-The Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 has deployed a total of 1,438 personnel to secure the up-coming National Special Weapon and Tactics (SWAT) Challenge to be held in the city on November 6-10.   Chief Insp. Jason Baria, spokesperson of PRO 11, told reporters on Monday the number of deployed personnel will […]

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MISS ILOILO DINAGYANG 2019 REBRANDED

November 5, 2018 - 7:13 PM

  PAGEANT enthusiasts can expect a new and rebranded Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2019 that will bring back the grandeur of the illustrious heritage of Iloilo City.   As one of the most awaited special events in the Dinagyang Festival, PJ Arañador, the new chairman of the Miss Iloilo Dinagyang committee, is offering the public a […]

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ILOILO CITY GOV’T VIES FOR 2018 EXCELL AWARDS

November 4, 2018 - 3:38 PM

A TEAM of 18 validators from different national government agencies visited Iloilo City Hall on October 30, 2018 to validate the outstanding accomplishments in governance, administration, social services, economic development, environmental management, local legislation, and the different awards received by the City Government. (PIO photo)           THE Iloilo City Government is […]

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GAB EYES PROTECTION OF INTANGIBLE HERITAGE

November 4, 2018 - 3:40 PM

PAGTIB-ONG 2: The UP Visayas International Conference on Intangible Cultural Heritage. (Photo courtesy of Gian Genoveza, UPV-IPO) IN order to safeguard the intangible cultural heritage (ICH) through various research, documentation and education, the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) hosted the “Pagtib-ong 2: The UP Visayas International Conference on Intangible Cultural Heritage” held last Oct. 25-26, […]

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SAN FERNANDO LANTERNS LIGHT UP PAMPANGA’S MAJOR ROADS

November 1, 2018 - 1:23 PM

CHRISTMAS IS IN THE AIR. Major thoroughfares in the City of San Fernando, Pampanga are now adorned with colorful traditional lanterns. (Photo courtesy of the City of San Fernando Information Office) CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — Christmas is in the air in this city dubbed as the “The Christmas Capital of the Philippines”. With only 56 days […]

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REMEMBERING THE DEAD IN CAMIGUIN’S SUNKEN CEMETERY

November 1, 2018 - 2:00 PM

CAMIGUIN — As All Saints’ Day (November 1) approaches, Filipino families flock to cemeteries to tidy up their loved ones’ tombstones, most of them with karit (sickle) on one hand and a walis (broom) on the other — to cut overgrown grass, sweep, and later pray and reflect on the memory of their dearly departed.   […]

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‘LAKBAY BAYBAY’ OFFERS A NOVEL WAY OF EXPERIENCING MARIKINA

October 30, 2018 - 8:12 PM

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Marikina City Tourism, Culture and the Arts Office offered visitors a unique way of experiencing Marikina through the “Lakbay Baybay” tour. Marikina’s famous tourist destinations namely Kapitan Moy, Puto Avenue, Mama Ting’s, River Park, the Marikina Sports Center, the River Banks Mall where the […]

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PH NEEDS TO RAISE BORACAY TOURISM INCOME, NOT ARRIVALS

October 29, 2018 - 5:24 PM

MANILA — The economy still stands to benefit from regulating the number of tourists on the world-famous Boracay Island by expanding its tourism offerings, according to the regional development unit of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).   NEDA Undersecretary for Regional Development Adoracion Navarro said the overall strategy should not be about growing the […]

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MISS EARTH 2017 FAVORS SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BAN TO SAVE OCEANS

October 29, 2018 - 5:22 PM

Reigning Miss Earth Karen Ibasco (Photo by Gideon Estella) PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — Reigning Miss Earth 2017 Karen Ibasco is amenable to banning single-use plastics to save the world’s oceans and to protect marine wildlife.   In a security briefing for the Miss Earth 2018 events in Palawan, Ibasco said Thursday that reducing single-use food and […]

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DUTERTE CONFERS RYAN CAYABYAB, 6 OTHERS AS NATIONAL ARTISTS

October 25, 2018 - 5:10 PM

  ALCALA AND CAYABYAB NOW NATIONAL ARTISTS   MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday handed National Artist awards to seven individuals led by popular composer and musical director Ryan “Mr. C” Cayabyab.   Duterte conferred the Order of National Artist (ONA) upon recommendation by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the […]

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DILG MONITORS ISLAND RESORTS, BEACHES NATIONWIDE

October 25, 2018 - 5:17 PM

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte instructed the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to monitor all island resorts and beach tourism destinations in the country to avoid a scenario like the temporary closure of Boracay. To ensure the DILG’s compliance with the President’s order, Officer-In-Charge Secretary Eduardo Año directed all regional offices to submit […]

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GATCHALIAN: INNOVATION TO HELP BOOST PH ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS

October 25, 2018 - 5:19 PM

Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the government to develop a culture of innovation in order to boost the country’s economic competitiveness. Gatchalian, chair of the Senate Committee on Economic Affairs, made the call after the World Economic Forum (WEF) issued its latest Global Competitiveness Report, which ranked the Philippines 56th out of 140 economies. […]

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PNP: ALL SYSTEMS GO FOR BORACAY REOPENING

October 23, 2018 - 8:44 PM

MANILA — It is ‘all systems go’ for the reopening of Boracay Island to tourists on Oct. 26, a Philippine National Police (PNP) official said. “All systems go. In fact, on Oct. 25, we are conducting the capability demonstration wherein the chief PNP (Oscar Albayalde) will grace the occasion. And we have a series of activities […]

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ILOILO YOUTH LEARN THE VALUE OF INT’L RELATIONS

October 22, 2018 - 6:50 PM

AROUND 100 to 150 students from different universities in Iloilo City learned the importance of multilateralism (international relations) from Belgian Ambassador Michel Goffin. Goffin was in Iloilo City on Oct 12 to 13, 2018 to lead the delegation of the European Union of the Philippines for hosting of the film festival “Cine Europa.” As a […]

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