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MARIKINA SHOE MUSEUM TO MARK ITS DEBUT THIS WEEKEND

MARIKINA CITY – The Shoe Museum will celebrate its 18th anniversary on Saturday with a grand event gathering all shoemakers,[...]

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LARGEST TRAVEL EXPO IN PH OPENS

February 8, 2019 - 4:53 PM

TRAVEL TOUR EXPO. (From left to right) Davao Oriental 1st District Rep. Corazon Malangyaon, Travel Tour Expo 2019 chair Marlene Dado Jante, Senator Maria Lourdes “Nancy” Binay, Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) president Ritchie Tuaño, and Tourism Undersecretary Benito Bengzon Jr. lead the ribbon-cutting ceremony during the opening of the 26th Travel Tour Expo and […]

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PH ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY PLAYERS TO PUSH FOR TRADE, INVESTMENTS PROMOTION IN SILICON...

January 14, 2019 - 4:30 PM

The Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation Inc. (SEIPI), in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB), Industry Development and Trade Policy Group (IDTPG), Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC), as well as the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), will promote the capabilities of Philippine electronics industry players […]

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CEBU UNDER TRAVEL ALERT

January 10, 2019 - 5:13 PM

AN ICONIC landmark of Cebu City, the Fuente Osmeña Rotunda is the venue of the nightly concerts dotted with food stalls which will end after the Sinulog Mardi Gras on Jan. 20. (Photo courtesy of Kirby Campo)   Cebu enjoys high occupancy rate despite UK travel warning.   Cebu-based hotels and resorts continue to enjoy […]

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UNITY WALK FOR PEACEFUL POLLS SET JAN. 13

January 10, 2019 - 5:06 PM

BAGUIO CITY — As a show of support for safe and peaceful midterm polls, the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) and the Commission on Elections will hold a unity walk on Jan. 13, the start of the election period. “Candidates will be joining the unity walk which will show their sportsmanship as candidates,” city police director […]

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MORE ‘FRENCH FRIES’ POTATO VARIETY EYED IN P77-M STUDY

January 10, 2019 - 4:34 PM

BAGUIO CITY— Cordillera region is hoping to increase by at least 25 percent the seedling production of the “processing” potato variety and supply more potatoes to the “french fries” requirement of food chains. “The research is a three-year project which, when completed, will increase the volume of quality seeds by 25 percent and eventually improve […]

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OVER 30K CENTRAL LUZON WORKERS REGULARIZED IN 2018

January 10, 2019 - 3:55 PM

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — A total of 31,007 workers were regularized by 272 establishments in different parts of Central Luzon in 2018, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office here said. DOLE Regional Director Zenaida Angara-Campita said on Wednesday that the regional office’s accomplishment surpassed its annual target of 30,000 workers. “In […]

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P45-M GRANDSTAND READY FOR DINAGYANG FEST

January 8, 2019 - 6:05 PM

ILOILO CITY — The new freedom grandstand will be completed before the highlight of the Dinagyang Festival slated from January 25 to 27 this year. This was the assurance made by Engineer Roberto Divinagracia on Monday, noting the PHP45-million structure is now 95 percent finished. He said the façade will be completed by January 11 in […]

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PUERTO PRINCESA CELEBRATES UNDERGROUND RIVER DAY

November 7, 2018 - 6:00 PM

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — The city government and the management of the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park (PPSRNP) here are inviting the public to celebrate “Underground River Day” through the Subaraw Biodiversity Festival.   Jan Elmer Badilla, PPSRNP management information officer, said  Tuesday the festival opened on Nov. 2 and will end on November […]

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MISS TEEN INTERNATIONAL 2018 RUNNER UP IS PROUD ANTIQUEÑA

November 6, 2018 - 2:52 PM

PROUD ANTIQUEÑA. Miss Teen International 2018 second runner up Alysa Aaron Mandahuyan Esponilla is a proud Antiqueña. (Contributed photo)   SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique – Miss Teen International 2018 second runner up Alysa Aaron Mandahuyan Esponilla is a proud Antiqueña, who hails from Barangay Bari in Sibalom town.   Alysa, who is only 16 years […]

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OCCIDENTAL MINDORO: A PROMISING SUSTAINABLE TOURISM HUB

November 4, 2018 - 3:56 PM

A photographer from the San Jose Tourism Office tries to capture a panoramic view of the mangrove forest on Ilin Island. (Photo by Joyce Ann L. Rocamora)   OCCIDENTAL MINDORO — Occidental Mindoro offers more than its awe-inspiring views of paddy fields and mountain ranges. With unspoiled white beaches, underwater paradise, and other captivating sights, the province is a […]

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LANAO NORTE’S COCO FARM TOUTED TO BOOST NORMIN TOURISM

November 2, 2018 - 9:06 PM

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Northern Mindanao’s farm tourism got a boost as a Lanao del Norte town recently developed its own coco farm. Lanao del Norte Governor Imelda Quibranza-Dimaporo said the Provincial Coco Farm Tourism Camp in Barangay Poblacion, Magsaysay town is being primed to become a tourist attraction in the province. In a statement […]

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‘CAMIGUIN LANZONES’ NOW A DISTINCT BRAND

November 1, 2018 - 2:04 PM

vendor sells Camiguin-variety lanzones. (Photo by Ercel Maandig)   CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Camiguin Gov. Ma. Luisa Romualdo has issued an executive order mandating that harvested Lanzones fruits be named “Camiguin Lanzones” as the official brand to signify that the produce comes from the island. Provincial Tourism Officer Naome Dael on Tuesday said Romualdo issued the […]

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JAPANESE PRELATE IN POPE’S ENVOY TO MANILA CATHEDRAL REHAB CELEBRATION

October 30, 2018 - 7:13 PM

MANILA — A Japanese bishop will represent Pope Francis at the 60th anniversary of the Manila Cathedral’s post-war reconstruction in December. Cardinal Thomas Aquinas Manyo Maeda, Archbishop of Osaka, will represent the Holy Father during the occasion. He will celebrate Mass at the Minor basilica of the Immaculate Conception on Dec. 8, the Solemnity of the […]

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PALACE MOURNS DEATH OF RICO J PUNO

October 30, 2018 - 10:11 PM

‘Total Entertainer’ and Original Pilipino Music (OPM) legend Rico J. Puno (File Photo)  MANILA — Malacañang has joined the music industry in mourning the passing of Original Pilipino Music (OPM) legend Rico J. Puno. “We express our condolences to the legend that is Rico J. Puno. He has contributed a lot to the music industry,” Presidential Spokesperson […]

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