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AURORA MARKS 40TH FOUNDATION ANNIVERSARY

BALER, Aurora — Residents on Tuesday celebrated the 40th Foundation Day of the province and the 131st birth anniversary of the[...]

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CEBU READY TO MARK 500 YEARS OF CHRISTIANITY IN PH

January 20, 2019 - 5:04 PM

SANTO NIÑO. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma (in amaranth red skull cap) is assisted by Agustinian Friar, Fr. Pacifico Nohara Jr., Basilica Minore del Santo Niño’s prior-rector, in mounting the centuries-old image of Señor Santo Niño de Cebu whose fiesta is celebrated on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Basilica Minore del Santo Niño Facebook page/Pitik […]

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ALL SYSTEMS GO FOR FLUVIAL PROCESSION OF STO. NIÑO IMAGE

January 19, 2019 - 1:14 PM

SET FOR FLUVIAL. The centuries-old image of Señor Santo Niño de Cebu is placed in pick-up vehicle for a Traslacion on Friday to the Archdiocesan Shrine of St. Joseph, before it will be brought to Muelle Osmeña wharf in Lapu-Lapu City for the traditional Fluvial Procession on Saturday (Jan. 19, 2019). (Photo courtesy of Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño […]

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TAGUIG STUDES SECURE NO. 1 SPOT IN NCR TECHNOLYMPICS

January 18, 2019 - 6:37 PM

By dominating 9 of 11 technology competitions, Taguig City catapulted the Department of Education’s Division of Taguig and Pateros to overall champion at the 2018 Regional Technolympics and Skills Competition (RTSC) held on November 28-29 at Esteban Abada Elementary School in Quezon City. The RTSC is an annual event initiated by the DepEd to showcase […]

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MANILA FAME GEARS UP FOR 2019

January 17, 2019 - 5:42 PM

The 68th edition of Manila FAME already wrapped up its 2018 show, but the buzz continues as the Philippines’ premiere sourcing destination for home, lifestyle and design products left an energetic and renewed vibe with its exhibitors and buyers. The show reported that export orders booked increased by 21.79% compared to the October 2017 edition. […]

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‘LANG-AY’ FESTIVAL EYED TO FURTHER BOOST MT. PROVINCE TOURISM

January 16, 2019 - 6:20 PM

Cultural dancers perform a native dance during the Etag Festival in Sagada, Mountain Province. The municipal cultural dancers also join the annual Lang-ay Festival celebrated by the Mountain Province in April. (Photo courtesy of Liza T. Agoot/PNA File photo) BAGUIO CITY — The local government of Mountain Province expects the annual “Lang-ay Festival” to further boost the […]

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ANGELEÑOS FETE MS. TOURISM WORLD INTERCONTINENTAL 2019

January 16, 2019 - 3:32 PM

BEAUTY IN ANGELES CITY. Miss Tourism World Intercontinental 2019 Francesca Taruc receives a certificate of distinction from the Angeles City government led by Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan (third from right) and other city officials on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Angeles City Information Office)   ANGELES CITY — Miss Tourism World Intercontinental 2019 Francesca Taruc was warmly welcomed […]

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DAVAO CITY TO HOLD PRODUCT EXPOSITIONS WITH SISTER CITIES

January 15, 2019 - 5:26 PM

DAVAO CITY — The city government aims to boost the marketing of local products and strengthen partnership with sister cities by holding shows and expositions this year. Lemuel Ortonio, Davao City Investment and Promotion Center (DCIPC) chief, on Monday said the joint expositions are currently under negotiations with sister cities. “We would want to have a […]

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CHARITY BALL BRINGS BACK ILOILO CITY’S GLORIOUS YEARS

January 14, 2019 - 6:19 PM

BELLES OF THE BALL. Miss Iloilo Dinagyang candidates to host the ‘Kahirup’ charity ball to raise funds for vulnerable communities at the  Molo Mansion Saturday night (Jan. 12, 2019). (Photo courtesy of MID/PJ Arañador) ILOILO CITY — The Miss Iloilo Dinagyang (MID) brings back Iloilo City’s glorious years as it plays host to the Kahirup traditional charity ball at the […]

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BACOLAODIAT LANTERN CONTEST FOR STUDENTS NOW OPEN

January 14, 2019 - 4:38 PM

BACOLOD City – Organizers of the 14th Bacolaodiat Festival, Bacolod’s celebration of the Chinese New Year, are calling all interested students to join its Lighted Giant Pig Lantern Contest.   A press statement from the organizing committee said the contest is open to groups of high school students, college students, and those taking vocational courses […]

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TAX ACADEMY EYEING CAMPUSES IN TAGAYTAY, NEW CLARK CITY

January 14, 2019 - 4:35 PM

  The Department of Finance (DOF) is planning to set up permanent campuses of the Philippine Tax Academy (PTA) in Tagaytay City in Cavite and New Clark City at the Clark Special Economic Zone in Pampanga.    Finance Undersecretary Gil Beltran said that for the Tagaytay campus, the PTA will join other government-run professional learning […]

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PAHIMIS COFFEE FESTIVAL SLATED FEB. 22-24

January 12, 2019 - 3:55 PM

“Coffee Capital of the Philippines” Amadeo town will hold its annual coffee thanksgiving festival from February 22 to 24, where activities will formally kick off with a farmers’ symposium activity at the town covered court on Jan. 16.  (Photo courtesy of Pahimis 2018 Facebook page) AMADEO, Cavite — The municipality will officially kick off its annual […]

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PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA TO HOLD OUTREACH CONCERTS IN BACOLOD

January 11, 2019 - 5:57 PM

Mayor Evelio Leonardia (3rd from left) and Councilor Em Ang (4th from left) meet with CCP president Arsenio Lizaso (2nd from left), and CCP executive assistant Shiela Salvo, CCP Sales and Promotions Division chief Gemma Marco, and CCP Market Development OIC Elvira Mañibo on April 18, 2018 to discuss the mayor’s proposal of bringing the […]

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PDEA-6 TIGHTENS SECURITY FOR DINAGYANG FEST

January 11, 2019 - 5:57 PM

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-6) officer-in-charge Alex M. Tablate (2nd from right) and other PDEA-6 officials pay a courtesy call to Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. (Capitol photo) The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-6) said it is strictly monitoring crucial routes to assure a peaceful and orderly celebration of the 51st Iloilo […]

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COFFEE BOARD TO OPEN FIELD OFFICE IN AMADEO TOWN JAN. 16

January 11, 2019 - 4:27 PM

Cafe Amadeo, a local produce of Cafe Amadeo Development Cooperative, is expected to get the needed boost in terms of technical training, marketing and packaging with the opening of the Phil Coffee Board, Inc. field office in this town on Jan 16.  (PNA photo by Gladys S. Pino) AMADEO, Cavite — The Philippine Coffee Board, Inc. (PCBI) […]

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TRASLACION 2019: OVER 1.5K DEVOTEES GET MEDICAL AID

January 10, 2019 - 5:48 PM

MANILA — A total of 1,613 devotees of the Black Nazarene, who joined the annual Traslacion from early Wednesday until Thursday dawn, have sought various medical treatment and services. In its latest report as of 7 a.m. on Thursday, the Philippine Red Cross said 62 persons suffered “major cases” of lacerations, and experienced difficulty in breathing, dizziness and […]

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ILOILO CITY TO PILOT PH 2019 QUAKE DRILL

January 10, 2019 - 5:18 PM

Iloilo City and various national agencies accepted the challenge to be the national pilot site for the 2019 Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) on Feb. 21.   The activity will serve as a test on how ready the public is when an earthquake strikes anytime, according to a report from the Public Information Office.   […]

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