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DOTr SET TO PURCHASE TRAINS FOR COMMUTER RAILWAY PROJECT

Undersecretary for Railways Timothy John Batan discusses updates on railway projects being implemented by the Department of Transportation during a[...]

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DOT TRAINS YOUTH TOURISM LEADERS IN WESTERN VISAYAS

May 21, 2019 - 6:13 PM

TOURISM CAMP. The participants of the Future Tourism Leaders Camp initiated by the Department of Tourism, with (from left, front row) Bacolod City tourism officer-in-charge Sandra Ruth Sycip and councilor Em Ang, Tourism Assistant Secretary Ma. Rica Bueno, DOT-6 Regional Director Helen Catalbas, and Negros Occidental Supervising Tourism Operations Officer Cristine Mansinares during the opening program […]

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SORSOGON TOWN OFFERS ‘BUTANDING’ TOURISM

May 19, 2019 - 8:23 PM

DONSOL, Sorsogon — The local government here has introduced whale shark interaction tourism, as sightings of the “gentle marine giants”, locally known as “butanding”, have increased since last year.   “Mas maganda ngayong taon ang sightings ng mga butanding. Mas madami at dahil dyan, dumadami din ang mga turista (Whale shark sightings are much better this […]

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DOTr TO START BUILDING 6 STATIONS UNDER PNR CLARK PHASE 1 PROJECT

May 18, 2019 - 10:14 PM

MANILA — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) will start on Monday the construction of six stations under the Tutuban to Bocaue segment of the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) Project. In a statement Friday, the DOTr said the stations that will be built are Solis, Caloocan, Valenzuela, Meycauayan, Marilao and Bocaue which comprises the first package of […]

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MIAA SPONSORS MASS WEDDING FOR NAIA EMPLOYEES

May 16, 2019 - 7:54 PM

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) sponsors a mass wedding for NAIA employees at the Our Lady of the Airways Parish in Pasay City on Thursday (May 16, 2019). (Photo courtesy of MIAA) MANILA — The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) on Thursday sponsored six couples in a mass wedding held at the Our Lady of the […]

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CAB ORDERS CEBUPAC TO SUBMIT CONCRETE PLAN TO PREVENT FURTHER MASS FLIGHT...

May 15, 2019 - 4:01 PM

PASAY CITY – Due to the recent spate of flight cancellations, the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) has ordered Cebu Pacific to submit within thirty (30) days a concrete plan detailing corrective measures in its operations to prevent further inconvenience to passengers.   The order proceeds from the report submitted by CAB to the Department of […]

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KENNON ROAD STILL CLOSED AND UNFINISHED

May 10, 2019 - 2:22 PM

STILL CLOSED. Safety measures are implemented on the stretch of Kennon Road as part of its maintenance activities. Task Force Kennon denied anew the request for the temporary reopening of the road this week until after election day due to the daily afternoon heavy rains. (PNA file photo) BAGUIO CITY — Kennon Road will remain closed this weekend, […]

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NEGOCC BEEFS UP BIOSECURITY MEASURES IN SEAPORTS, AIRPORT

May 8, 2019 - 12:10 AM

READ THE SIGNS. A new signage at the Bacolod-Silay Airport in Silay City, Negros Occidental in in place as part of the strengthened biosecurity measures of the Provincial Veterinary Office. Additional warning signs have been installed at the Bacolod-Silay Airport in Silay City and sea ports at Barangay Banago in Bacolod City. (Photo courtesy of PVO-Negros Occidental) BACOLOD […]

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SYMPHONY OF LIGHTS ATTRACT VISITORS IN ILOCOS NORTE

May 3, 2019 - 6:38 PM

La Virgen Milagrosa Festival dancers of Badoc, Ilocos Norte grace the opening of  lights show. LAOAG CITY — Hundreds of residents and visitors look forward to seeing the joyful symphony of lights, which is now even made better with a spread of art installations in front of the Ilocos Norte Capitol grounds.   Led by former […]

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PUBLIC WARNED VS. ‘OVERCHARGING’ TRANSPO PROVIDERS USING DOT LOGO

May 2, 2019 - 5:31 PM

MANILA — The Department of Tourism (DOT) warned the public against transportation providers using their logo to overcharge customers. “The Department reminds the public that pursuant to Memorandum Circular No. 2018-03 otherwise known as Establishment of the Progressing Accreditation System and its Implementing Guidelines, only accredited tourism enterprises can display in a conspicuous place in their […]

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DOTR PROBES CEBU PACIFIC FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS

May 2, 2019 - 5:30 PM

MANILA — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is investigating the causes of the flight cancellations by local carrier Cebu Pacific. DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade said the probe will determine if the cancellations are caused by internal operating conditions of Cebu Pacific or the structure and conditions of airports that serve their flights. “I have talked with […]

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BILL DECLARING A FARM TOURISM DESTINATION CAPITAL OF BOHOL APPROVED ON SECOND...

May 2, 2019 - 3:40 PM

The House of Representatives approved on second reading House Bill 8979, seeking to declaring the Municipality of Ubay in Bohol as Farm Tourism Destination Capital of Bohol province. Authored by Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado (2nd District, Bohol), the bill mandates accredited farm destinations in the Municipality of Ubay to avail of privileges and benefits provided […]

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ILOILO CITY AWARDS ATTRACT VISITORS

April 29, 2019 - 4:22 PM

ILOILO CITY’S awards are an attraction for organizations who want to visit the metropolis for study tours or hold giant conventions. This was the assessment of City Tourism and Development Office (CTDO) head Junel Ann Divinagracia relative to the increasing tourist arrivals brought by promotions particularly for Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE). “Efforts in […]

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ILOILO CITY IS TOP TOURIST DRAW IN 2018

April 27, 2019 - 4:52 PM

MASSIVE promotions and the closure of Boracay Island made Iloilo City the top tourist come-on of Western Visayas in 2018. Iloilo City posted 1,242,087 total arrivals, including 1,154,550 domestic visitors; 70,787 foreign guests, and 16,750 Overseas Filipinos last year. A report from the Department of Tourism in Region 6 showed that Aklan came in second […]

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KENNON ROAD CLOSED AFTER 6.1 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE

April 26, 2019 - 5:38 PM

BAGUIO CITY— Kennon Road will not be opened to traffic pending the results of the assessment and inspection of local authorities here, the Office of Civil Defense-Cordillera Administrative Region (OCD-CAR) said on Thursday. “Due to the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that jolted Region 3 (Central Luzon) and intensity 4 in Baguio City on April 22, the […]

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CCTV CAPTURES EARTHQUAKE IN CIAC

April 24, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Clark International Airport (CRK) released the CCTV footage during the magnitude 6.1 earthquake. After huge portions of the airport’s ceiling collapsed, CRK is now ready to serve its passengers. According to Jaime Melo, Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC) President and CEO, the airport resumed their operation on Wednesday at four in the afternoon.

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ANTIQUE EYES SPILLOVER TOURISTS FROM BORACAY

April 24, 2019 - 4:25 PM

THE province of Antique is eyeing to host spillover tourists from the newly reopened Boracay Island in Aklan. Antique Governor Rhodora Cadiao said that with the opening of the Boracay Island, one of the popular tourism-drawers in Western Visayas, they hope to attract some of the tourists to also pass by their province. “Boracay is […]

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