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GUIMARAS TOWN READY FOR VISITORS THIS HOLY WEEK

PREPARED FOR PILGRIMS. The municipality of Jordan in Guimaras is ready for the influx of visitors who will witness the annual[...]

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LGBTQIA, SUPPORTERS TURN UP FOR 1ST CEBU PROVINCIAL PRIDE MARCH

March 23, 2019 - 3:45 PM

The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Youth Commission (PYC), successfully held the recent “1st Cebu Provincial Pride March” that gathered the support of more than 500 members and supporters of the LGBTQIA community in Cebu. Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale vowed to support the advocacies of the […]

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AGUINALDO @ 150: CELEBRATION OF CULTURE, HISTORY

March 23, 2019 - 3:04 PM

AGUINALDO’S 150TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY. Guest of Honor and speaker Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexei B. Nograles (center) is joined by National Historical Commission of the Philippines chairperson Rene R. Escalante (left) during the wreath-laying ceremony of the 150th birth anniversary of General Emilio Aguinaldo at the Aguinaldo Shrine, Kawit, Cavite on March 22. (PNA photo by Gladys S. […]

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MT. CARMEL CHURCH IN QC TO GET MINOR BASILICA STATUS

March 23, 2019 - 3:03 PM

MANILA — The Diocese of Cubao is inviting the faithful to attend the celebration that will elevate the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel into a Minor Basilica on Monday. In a post on the Diocese’s Facebook account, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cubao said the occasion will be memorable since it is the […]

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REVERED PATRONESS OF ILOCOS NORTE GOES TO JAPAN

March 22, 2019 - 5:37 PM

LAOAG CITY — Following the pontifical coronation of La Virgen Milagrosa de Badoc with the infant Jesus in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, its small replica was brought to Japan through Bishop Renato Mayugba of the Diocese of Laoag. Fr. Ericson Josue, a priest historian of the Diocese of Laoag, said the image of the miraculous Lady of […]

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WORLD POETRY DAY: TOP 10 FILIPINO POETS WHO ARE GLOBAL IN THEIR...

March 21, 2019 - 7:35 PM

In celebration of World Poetry Day, we take a look at the realms of poetry not solely based on the stature of world poets from the west like Whitman, Rimbaud, Dante and Shakespeare or the great poets of the Romantic period like Coleridge or Keats; the female fatale of the verse: Dickinson and Szymborska—but instead, […]

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VILLAR VOWS LIVELIHOOD PROJECTS FOR ANTIQUE WOMEN

March 21, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Various products of Antique are now on display at the Robinsons Place Antique as part of the March 20-26 Harvest Fair.  (Photo by Annabel J. Petinglay)  SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique — Senator Cynthia Villar has committed to provide more livelihood projects to economically empower Antiqueño women. Villar, guest speaker in the Women’s Month Celebration on Wednesday […]

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ARAW NG DAVAO HIGHLIGHTS PARADA DABAWENYO, KUMBIRA

March 19, 2019 - 3:38 PM

DAVAO CITY-More than 400 contingents including city officials, city Hall employees, senatoriables, and celebrities joined the Parada Dabawenyo during the culmination of the 82nd Araw ng Davao on March 16. Senatoriables Christopher “Bong” Go, Sonny Angara, Ramon “Bong” Revilla, Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, Zajid Mangungudatu, Jiggy Manicad, Francis Tolentino, JV Ejercito, Pia Cayetano, and Ferdinand […]

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PALACE BRINGS CABINET ASSISTANCE SYSTEM TO PROVINCES

March 16, 2019 - 5:26 PM

SITE VISIT. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles (left) and Tanauan, Leyte Mayor Pelagio Tecson tour a livelihood project for occupants of Primetown Housing in Sacme village, Tanauan town. The Cabinet official visited the site on Friday (March 15, 2019) before presiding the first Cabinet Assistance Systems monthly meeting held outside Metro Manila. (Photo by Sarwell Meniano) PALO, Leyte — […]

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CAVITE’S ‘SWEETEST’ TOWN CELEBRATES 103RD FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

March 15, 2019 - 3:38 PM

(Photo collage courtesy of Magallanes FB account) MAGALLANES, Cavite — What a way to prove this town’s claim to fame as Cavite’s “sweetest” upland municipality than to showcase on Thursday its “Muscovado Festival” which coincides with the local government unit’s 103rd founding anniversary. Mayor Jasmin Maligaya-Bautista, along with Vice Mayor Renato Dimapilis, local officials and townsfolk, […]

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PALACE HONORS AGUINALDO, DECLARES MARCH 22 NON-WORKING HOLIDAY IN CAVITE

March 15, 2019 - 3:28 PM

KAWIT, Cavite — Malacañang has declared March 22, 2019 a non-working holiday in the entire province in commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of the first Philippine president, General Emilio Aguinaldo. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea signed the Proclamation 694 by authority of President Rodrigo R. Duterte last March 12, 2019. Mayor Angelo Emilio Aguinaldo, one of the […]

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27 COUPLES SAY ‘I DO’ DURING STRAWBERRY FEST

March 14, 2019 - 6:01 PM

A couple slices the strawberry wedding cake prepared by the La Trinidad local government during the strawberry festival mass wedding on March 13. A total of 27 couples exchanged ‘I Dos’ during the event. (Photo by Redjie Melvic Cawis/ PIA-CAR) LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — The importance of love and caring between spouses, and their responsibility toward their children, […]

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COMMITTEE SUPPORTS SUMMER YOUTH CAMPS IN BARANGAYS

March 14, 2019 - 5:01 PM

The House Committee on Youth and Sports Development, chaired by Rep. Conrado Estrella III (Party-list, ABONO), approved House Bill No. 3226, seeking to institutionalize the conduct of summer youth camps in the barangay level. HB 3226, principally authored by Rep. Rogelio Pacquiao (Lone District, Sarangani), recognizes that the State shall acknowledge the relevance of the […]

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CATHOLICS URGED TO PRAY, FAST FOR NATIONAL YOUTH DAY IN CEBU

March 11, 2019 - 5:11 PM

NATIONAL YOUTH DAY VENUE. Rev. Fr. Joselito “Batitoy” Gutierrez (right, standing), member of steering committee, discusses with the management of the Ceby City Sports Center (CCSC) the venue preparation for the National Youth Day 2019 on April 23-28. (Photo from Scarlett Uy’s Facebook page) CEBU CITY — The organizing team of the upcoming National Youth Day (NYD) 2019 in Cebu on Sunday urged […]

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W. VISAYAS DOCTORS PROMOTE HEALING THROUGH ART

March 10, 2019 - 5:25 PM

Doctor-artists in Western Visayas promote healing through art through an art exhibit “Healing and beyond: Prescriptions on Canvass” at Museo de Iloilo from February 22 until March 28, 2019. (Photo by Gail Momblan) ILOILO CITY – Twelve medical doctors in Western Visayas, who found solace in painting, got together to hold an exhibit and promote healing through art. […]

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PSALM LAUNCHES ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTUAL DESIGN CONTEST FOR ITS DILIMAN PROPERTY

March 8, 2019 - 5:08 PM

The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM) is launching a contest open to local and international architectural firms to come up with the best and most energy-efficient conceptual designs that may be the basis of the master planning and design development for its Diliman property. A pre-contest conference that intends to discuss the […]

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TAGUIG BRINGS SMILE TO ELDERLY PEOPLE ON THEIR BIRTHDAY

March 8, 2019 - 4:15 PM

TAGUIG CITY – The Taguig City government handed over cash gifts to senior citizens who celebrated their birthdays recently.   Taguig City Mayor Laarni Cayetano, accompanied by her husband Alan Peter Cayetano, and her brother-in-law Lino Cayetano, led the distribution on Wednesday and Thursday.   The event is part of the city’s initiative to make […]

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