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Albay family's grave 'branding' tradition alive amid pandemic

LEGAZPI CITY – The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has failed to stop an almost a decade-old family tradition in Oas, Albay during All Souls' Day, dubbed as grave "branding". Angel Roa Relleve, a nurse assigned in Metro Manila, said in an inte ...

UNIQUE TRADITION. A family in Oas, Albay continues to remember their patriarch, Jose Reodique Relleve, through their unique tradition of grave "brandi ...

PNA | 3 weeks ago

On The Wall

Love is not tourism: Binational couples long to reunite

MANILA – Long-distance binational couples have been lobbying using the hashtag #LoveIsNotTourism on social media for governments to allow them to reunite after months of being separated due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. The Philippine ...

BINATIONAL COUPLES. Before the pandemic, Neljane (left), who lives in Cebu City, and Bradley, (right) who lives in Edmonton City in Alberta, Canada, s ...

PNA | 1 month ago

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Coca-Cola MisOr plant marks 9 years of service to Mindanaoans

Among the milestones in the over 100-year history of Coca-Cola in the Philippines is the inauguration of its Misamis Oriental plant, located in the municipality of Villanueva, back in 2011. Warmly welcomed by the community, the plant—one of the Company’s newer facilities—has since stood as a ...

Zarahmie Vergara Trania, Misamis Oriental Plant manager, takes a hands-on approach in making sure that the facility stays up and running during the pa ...

PR | 3 months ago

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Cloud Panda launches Sked.ph for FREE

Cloud Panda, one of the Nation’s most reputable I.T. company has recently launched an Intelligent Scheduling web based app called “SKED” and is offering it to the private sector and the National Government for “FREE”, helping the community, working hand in hand together with the government in halting the negative ef ...

MDM | 5 months ago

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Tourism industry hikes share in GDP to 13%

MANILA – The tourism industry increased its contribution to the country's economy to almost 13 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) last year, according to government statistics. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said this confirms the industry’s vital role in the country’s rec ...

PNA | 5 months ago

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Over 32K families in Catbalogan City get health kits

TACLOBAN CITY – Some 32,610 families in Catbalogan City have received health kits from the local government to fight the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Mayor Dexter Uy said all families in its 57 villages have received the Covid-19 health kits containing 60 tablets of ascorbic acid, 30 ta ...

HEALTH KITS FOR ALL. Volunteers ready health kits for distribution in Pupua village in Catbalogan City on May 22. The city government on Friday (June ...

PNA | 5 months ago

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Cordillera sees Anti-Terror Bill boosting PH’s legal backbone

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Administrative Region Peace and Order Council (RPOC) on Friday passed a resolution supporting the passage of the Anti-Terrorism Bill 2020, which has already been passed by both houses of Congress. RPOC resolution 01-2020 passed on June 10 supports the passage of the Anti-terroris ...

Cordillera Regional Peace and Order Council resolution 01-2020

PNA | 5 months ago

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Anti-terrorism bill protects life: Cebu City mayor

CEBU CITY – The Anti-Terrorism Bill, once signed by President Rodrigo Duterte into law, will serve as a proactive stance against terrorism in the Philippines that “bolsters its core intent to protect life, liberty, and property from terrorism and to condemn terrorism as inimical to the welfare of the people&rdqu ...

PNA | 5 months ago

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Dumaguete expands contact tracing to determine Covid-19 source

DUMAGUETE CITY – A joint expanded contact tracing is now underway to determine the source of transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), which has afflicted a 39-year-old woman from Barangay Bagacay here. Capitol Public Information Officer Bimbo Miraflor said Wednesday afternoon that there are t ...

PNA | 5 months ago

Mindanao

Iloilo guv innovates motorcycle design for physical distancing

ILOILO CITY -- Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Jr. has personally created an innovative design to make safe physical distancing possible between a motorcycle driver and the back rider. On Friday, Defensor has submitted his proposal for the use of motorcycles and tricycles during the modified enhanced community qu ...

SAFETY INNOVATION. Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Jr. shows his personally designed safety innovation on motorcycles to allow safe physical distanci ...

PNA | 5 months ago