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CALAMBA STUDES LEARN HEROISM AND PATRIOTISM ON RIZAL’S BIRTHPLACE

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna – There has been no better way to tell the young generation the stories of the country’s heroes[...]

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ROYAL THAI NAVY VESSELS IN SUBIC FOR GOODWILL VISIT

May 17, 2019 - 4:55 PM

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Two vessels of the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) docked at this premier Freeport on Wednesday as part of a goodwill visit to the Philippines. The His Thai Majesty’s Ship (HTMS) Taksin (FFG-422), a Naresuan-class frigate, and the HTMS Krabi (OPV-551), a modified river-class patrol vessel, will be here until Saturday. SBMA chairman […]

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HERITAGE STAMPS EXHIBIT OPEN UNTIL END-MAY

May 16, 2019 - 6:45 PM

MANILA – In celebration of the 2019 National Heritage Month, the Philippine Postal Corp. (PHLPost) recently opened a heritage stamps exhibit that will be open to the public until the end of the month.   The exhibit features 22 frames featuring Philippine stamps depicting Filipino women. It will be open to the public from 8 […]

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AIRBNB-TYPE CAR APP WINS SMART’S SWEEP AWARD

May 15, 2019 - 5:13 PM

WINNING APP. Kevin Cerdon of University of San Jose Recoletos presented the features of their #FutureREady 5G Internet of Things (IoT) solution called “Carspace” at the Smart SWEEP15 Grand Finals held at Discovery Primea in Makati City on May 10. Cerdon and the rest of the team brought home the top prize of PHP300,000. (Photo courtesy of Domiguez Marketing Communications, Inc) […]

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RESIDENTS PROTEST ALLEGED VOTE-BUYING IN LAGUNA TOWN

May 13, 2019 - 10:49 PM

NO TO VOTE-BUYING. Around a hundred protesters flash “Not to Vote Buying” placards in front of a gubernatorial bet’s house in Bay, Laguna after a village councilor and a supporter were caught distributing sample ballots allegedly bearing the name of reelectionist Laguna governor and the party slate with money attached at a sub-village in the […]

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W. VISAYAS KICKS OFF BRIGADA ESKWELA ON MAY 17

May 11, 2019 - 8:03 PM

ILOILO CITY — After election duties, educators in Western Visayas will again prepare for the opening of classes, starting with the kick-off of the annual Brigada Eskwela to be launched in Silay City, Negros Occidental. Dr. Victor G. de Gracia Jr., Officer-in-Charge at the Office of the Regional Director of the Department of Education (DepEd) in […]

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PIJAZZFEST, A CELEBRATION CROSSING CULTURAL BORDERS

May 10, 2019 - 3:38 PM

ACCOMPLISHED MUSICIANS. Israeli guitarist Nitzan Bar (left) and saxophonist-composer Daniel Zimar (right) during an interview with the Philippine News Agency about the Philippine International Jazz and Arts Festival on Saturday (May 4, 2019). (Photo courtesy of Christine Cudis) MANILA — An annual gathering of local and foreign jazz artists in the Philippines celebrates more than just music […]

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DEPED TO KICK OFF 16TH BRIGADA ESKWELA ON MAY 16

May 9, 2019 - 8:17 PM

MANILA — The national kick-off program and caravan of the 16th Brigada Eskwela is slated on May 16, 2019 at Alfonso Central Elementary School in Cavite, an official of the Department of Education (DepEd) said Thursday. Tonisito Umali, Undersecretary for Legislative Affairs, External Partnerships, and Project Management Service, said this year’s theme is “Matatag na Bayan […]

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MISS TEEN PH CROWNS ANEW THIS 2019

May 9, 2019 - 6:53 PM

SETTING THE BAR HIGH. Miss Teen Philippines top five finalists blow a kiss to the audience after victory. (Photo by Nicole Zaide/LON)   Miss Teen Philippines (MTP) is the country’s top premier search for the young, beautiful and smart beauty queen. The pageant made a grand comeback this 2019 after a four year-hiatus. The grand […]

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DA-11 KICKS OFF FARMERS, FISHERFOLK MONTH CELEB

May 8, 2019 - 12:15 AM

FARMERS, FISHERFOLK MONTH. Department of Agriculture-11 Director Ricardo Oñate leads the opening of the 2019 Farmers and Fisherfolk Month celebration Monday at the DA grounds. (PNA Photo by Cherry Mae Palicte) DAVAO CITY — Recognizing the contribution of farmers and fisherfolk in Davao Region, the Department of Agriculture in Region 11 (DA-11) officially opened the 2019 […]

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COMMUNICATING CHARACTER AND BEAUTY

May 7, 2019 - 5:11 PM

MEET THE PRESS. (Left) Mario Dumawal, ABS-CBN’s veteran entertainment reporter poses with the reigning Miss Teen Philippines Nicole Villar. (Right) Villar makes the final walk before the press. MANILA – The Miss Teen Philippines 2019 presented to the media and prominent bloggers the 31-strong final candidates at Monet III, Novotel Hotel, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon […]

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DA SHOWCASES PH MANGOES IN 2-DAY FAIR

May 2, 2019 - 5:20 PM

MANILA — Different varieties of mangoes from various parts of the country are displayed and sold at the Department of Agriculture (DA) central office in Quezon City from Thursday until Friday. The most famous of these sweet and quality mangoes come from Guimaras, Nueva Ecija, South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, and General Santos City. Mango […]

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PREPS FOR 75TH LEYTE LANDING ANNIVERSARY UNDERWAY

April 30, 2019 - 5:16 PM

MANILA – Preparations for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the decisive Leyte Landing by Gen. Douglas MacArthur and his forces on October 20, 1944 are underway. This was disclosed Monday by Palo town Mayor Remedios L. Petilla of Leyte during the weekly “Kapihan sa Manila Hotel” hosted by Samahang Plaridel headed by veteran journalist […]

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11 COUPLES TIE KNOT IN ILOILO MASS WEDDING

April 27, 2019 - 4:53 PM

Eleven couples got married in a mass wedding held at Iloilo City Hall Penthouse 1 April 26. Mayor Jose Espinosa III officiated the mass wedding organized by the City Population Office (CPO). “Family is the most important social unit in our society. The government has the obligation to protect the family and make sure that […]

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SIX MINDANAOAN BEAUTIES AMONG FINALISTS OF MISS TEEN PHILIPPINES 2019

April 24, 2019 - 5:36 PM

NORTHERN MINDANAO winners from left to right: Kamyll Migueyl Pla, Francine Georgina Gamboa, and Nikki Advincula Moura   Mindanao has its fair share of beauties and proof of this is the six young and beautiful teenagers from Northern and Southern Mindanao who made it to the national finals of the prestigious Miss Teen Philippines 2019 […]

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GUIMARAS TOWN READY FOR VISITORS THIS HOLY WEEK

April 13, 2019 - 10:09 PM

PREPARED FOR PILGRIMS. The municipality of Jordan in Guimaras is ready for the influx of visitors who will witness the annual ‘Pagtaltal’ and are going on a pilgrimage to the Balaan Bukid this Holy Week. Now on its 44th year, the ‘Pagtaltal’ depicts the life of Jesus Christ. (File photo)  ILOILO CITY — The municipality of Jordan in Guimaras is […]

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REPORTAGE IN THE DAY OF VALOR 2019

April 12, 2019 - 11:12 AM

Manila is burning. On fire, like Ray Bradbury’s dystopian vision in Fahrenheit 451. The difference here however, is not that books are being burned, but the city itself is in flames. Pasay hits the summer heat of 42° c, the water shortage crisis is still turbulent across the majority of the metro, huge fire hit […]

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