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ILOILO LOCAL GOV’T UNITS URGED TO CRAFT TOURISM PLANS

Gilbert Marin, provincial tourism officer of Iloilo, urges on Wednesday (March 20, 2019,) local government units to craft their tourism[...]

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BACOLOD STARTUP TO LAUNCH FOOD DELIVERY SERVICE WEBSITE

March 20, 2019 - 6:07 PM

Argie Muyco, founder and chief executive officer of Bacolod-based Juan Ride online food delivery firm, will be featured in the March 24 episode of ‘The Final Pitch”’ on CNN Philippines on March 24.  (Contributed Photo) BACOLOD CITY — Homegrown startup Juan Ride is boosting its food delivery service by launching a website.  Co-founder Ace Muyco said juanride.ph […]

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‘BALUT’: YUCKY BUT YUMMY

March 18, 2019 - 5:12 PM

MANILA — Some foreigners find it yucky but to Filipinos, “balut” (boiled duck embryo) is one yummy delicacy that will never go out of style. Adding to the peculiarity of this appetizing street food is the melodious way vendors go about selling their wares throughout the night. Cries of balut will either be long or short depending on the voice […]

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RORO TO PERK UP CALUYA’S TOURISM

March 16, 2019 - 5:25 PM

MORE ACCESSIBLE TO VISITORS. Caluya island of Antique province to become more accessible to tourists with the roll on/ roll off facility starting this April. (Photo by PIO Antique) SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique — A big potential for the tourism industry of Caluya is seen once the roll-on/roll-off ship (RoRo) facility of the Fast Cat operate […]

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MORE AGRI-TOURISM SITES IN NEGOCC OBTAIN DOT ACCREDITATION

March 14, 2019 - 4:06 PM

CERTIFIED. Department of Tourism-Western Visayas Regional Administrative Officer Artemio Ticar (center) awards the certificate of accreditation to PeacePond founders Antonio Jesus and Checcs Orbida. The PeacePond Eco Tourism Events and Learning Center in Binalbagan and the Melba’s Farm in Talisay City were the latest to obtain accreditation, covering the southern and northern Negros circuits on Thursday (March 14, […]

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650 MILLION WOMEN ENGAGE IN CHILD MARRIAGE

March 9, 2019 - 2:24 PM

Around the world, 650 million women were engaged or married as minors. Every year, 12 million girls below the age of 18 get married. This is according to the March 2018 report by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF). Meanwhile, 15% of Filipino women ages 25 to 49 years old were married before […]

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CEBU PACIFIC WARNS PUBLIC VS. FAKE WEBSITES, PROMOS

March 3, 2019 - 7:40 PM

MANILA — Local carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) has warned passengers against fake websites and promos. The carrier has an ongoing seat sale in line with its anniversary this month. Beginning March 1, however, many netizens were complaining that they couldn’t access CEB’s website, or that it is undergoing maintenance. In its official social media account’s post […]

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HAVE A FIXED DATE FOR ‘PAHIMIS’ FEST: DOT TO LGU

February 23, 2019 - 3:03 PM

‘PAHIMIS’ FESTIVAL 2019 OPENING – The anticipated annual ‘Pahimis’ Festival of this ‘Coffee Capital of the Philippines’ town in Cavite rolls out its three-day festivities as regional, provincial and local officials, together with Amadeo’s outstanding farmers gesture the traditional ceremonial toast during the opening rites at the Amadeo Municipal Covered Court on Friday (Feb. 22, […]

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NAIA TERMINAL 2 REHABILITATION IN FULL SWING

February 18, 2019 - 5:54 PM

PASAY CITY – The renovation of NAIA Terminal 2 is in full swing, according to Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Ed Monreal.  “We started last September 2018 and despite the challenges, we shall proceed as planned. I say challenge because we are business as usual despite ongoing works. We hope to deliver on […]

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