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Iloilo tree

Iloilo Tree Returns to Iloilo

Senator Franklin M. Drilon and City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas lead the planting of Iloilo Tree saplings at the Capitol Grounds. A native tree named Iloilo (Aglaia argentea) was finally planted at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol grounds. Two saplings were [...]

August 17, 2019 News
107 years old

107 Woman Shares Her Secret To Longevity

The Reason l Am Old Is Because l Didn't Get Married 107 Woman Reveals Secret of Long Life A Bronx woman who just turned 107 years old has said the secret to her longevity is that she never got married. [...]

August 11, 2019 News
Son of Capiz farmer wins $300K scholarship to Wesleyan University

Son of Capiz farmer wins $300K scholarship to Wesleyan University, USA

Son of Capiz farmer wins $300K scholarship to Wesleyan University What did I have to lose?” was Aldrean Alogon’s answer when asked why he decided to apply for Wesleyan University’s prestigious Freeman Asian Scholarship. He remembered the bus ride home [...]

August 11, 2019 News
PH tourism ambassador

Canadian vlogger “Kulas” tapped as PH tourism ambassador

This Canadian vlogger loves the Philippines so much, he has been tapped as PH tourism ambassador by the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) to help promote the country. Kyle “Kulas” Jennermann, more popularly known as the vlogger behind the Becoming Filipino [...]

August 10, 2019 News
San Miguel Corp on Friday released a number of design options for the proposed New Manila International Airport (NMIA) in Bulakan, Bulacan.

Sneak peek of a proposed New Manila International Airport

San Miguel Corp on Friday released a number of design options for the proposed New Manila International Airport (NMIA) in Bulakan, Bulacan. The proposed P734 billion airport will have 4 runways, expandable up to 6, with a capacity of 100 [...]

August 10, 2019 News
Eid’l Adha holiday on Aug. 12

Pres. Duterte declares Eid’l Adha holiday on Aug. 12

Eid’l Adha holiday on Aug. 12 President Duterte has declared August 12, Monday, a regular holiday across the country in observance of Eid’l Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice. Based on Proclamation No. 789 signed by Medialdea, The National Commission [...]

August 8, 2019 News
Typhoon Hanna

Typhoon Hanna lalong lumakas

Ang Batanes at ang Babuyan Group of Islands ay nagsisimula nang maramdaman ang mga epekto ng Typhoon Hanna (Lekima), habang ang timog-kanluran na monsoon ay mag-uudyok ng mas maraming ulan ngayong Huwebes, Agosto 8 Ang bagyong Hanna (Lekima) ay nakakakuha [...]

August 8, 2019 News
National Dengue Epidemic idineklara

National Dengue Epidemic idineklara

Nagdeklara na ang Department of Health (DOH) ng National Dengue Epidemic sa gitna ng patuloy na pagtaas ng kaso ng sakit sa buong bansa. “In response to the DOH, we are declaring a national dengue epide­mic,” pahayag ni National Disaster [...]

August 7, 2019 News
Typhoon Hanna

Typhoon ‘Hanna’ gained strength while hanging out east of Batanes

Typhoon Hanna (Lekima) has gained a little strength while hardly moving in the Philippine Sea, weather forecasters said Wednesday. In a late morning bulletin, state weather bureau PAGASA said “Hanna” was last spotted 630 kilometers east of Basco, Batanes and [...]

August 7, 2019 News
pumpboat

Dalawang pumpboat tumaob sa Iloilo-Guimaras Strait dahil sa lakas ng alon at hangin

Two passenger pump boats have capsized between Iloilo and Guimaras strait on Saturday, August 3. In the initial reports, Motorbancas Keziah 2 and Chi-Chi were plying Parola and Jordan wharves when they were suddenly hit by a squall, or a sudden and forceful gust [...]

August 3, 2019 News