Black Nazarene devotees urged to pray for end of pandemic
Quiapo Church rector, Monsignor Hernando Coronel, has urged devotees of the Black Nazarene to pray that the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) would soon end. “We rely on our faith during these times. We are suffering during this pandemic. Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Nazarene (is with) us during our sufferings during this pandemic,” Coronel told… (0 comment)

PLM, UDM students to get P1-K monthly allowance from Manila LGU
Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso recently signed an ordinance granting PHP 1,000 monthly allowance for students of two universities operated by the local government. In a statement, Domagoso said, “there is a need to support the youth of Manila intellectually and it can be done by providing public school students of the Pamantasan ng… (0 comment)

Korean Air helps build houses in PH
Ten employees of Korean Air (KE) Manila office joined the Habitat for Humanity over the weekend for a home building project in Negros Occidental. So Yeon Park, Korean Air’s Global Communication Team assistant manager, told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Monday that KE has been a partner of Habitat for Humanity since 2013, and… (0 comment)

Pinoys celebrate peaceful Holy Week
The traditional observance of this year’s Holy week has been generally peaceful, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said. Except for the blast that occurred at the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) on Black Saturday, “the observance of Holy Week is generally peaceful,” PNP spokesperson, Col. Bernard Banac said in a news article published by the… (0 comment)

PH conquers the universe: Catriona Gray is 4th Filipina Ms. Universe
The Philippines conquered the most prestigious beauty pageant in the universe with Catriona Gray proclaimed as Miss Universe 2018 title-holder out of 93 other contestants from countries around the world. The Miss Universe 2018 coronation night was held on Monday, December 17, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. In her winning answer about her experience working in… (0 comment)

First eco-airport in PH: Panglao Airport set for inauguration on Nov. 27
The new Panglao International Airport in Bohol, the first eco-airport in the Philippines, is scheduled to be inaugurated on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 ahead of its target schedule. Panglao is seen to boost tourist arrivals in the province, with a projected accommodation of some two million passengers annually. The airport’s construction was completed three years… (0 comment)

OFWs honored: US-based money transfer firm recognizes sacrifices of Pinoys abroad
A US-based money transfer company MoneyGram recently honored twelve selected Overseas Filipino Workers for their sacrifices in its MoneyGram Idol Awards ceremonies held at Solaire Resort and Casino. The program is on its second year on recognizing OFWs who embody the inspiring values of being hardworking, generous, and compassionate. The selected OFWs are the following:… (0 comment)

PH embassy leads anti-red tape caravan in Japan
The Philippine embassy in Japan recently concluded its 2-day Anti Red-Tape Act (ARTA) caravan, which brought several Philippine government frontline services closer to Filipinos in Japan. Consul General Robespierre Bolivar said the outreach activity served more than 600 Filipinos at the Hibiya Park in Tokyo, Japan on September 8-9, 2018. Bolivar who initiated and supervised… (0 comment)

OFWs give Duterte ‘rockstar’ welcome in Israel
Close to 2,500 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Israel gave President Rodrigo Duterte a “rockstar” welcome at the Ramada Hotel on Sunday night. Duterte, who arrived here on a four-day visit, went directly to meet with the OFWs from the Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv with Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and members of… (0 comment)