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PH tourism achieves ‘milestone’ with 6.6-M tourists arrivals in 2017

MANILA, Feb 1 (Mabuhay)  — Amid series of political noise, security concerns, and travel advisories the Philippines faced last year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said it had achieved a “milestone” after reaching an all-time high of international tourist arrivals in 2017 at...
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Duterte tells Marawi residents to avoid terrorism amid city’s rebuilding

MANILA, Jan 31 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte has reiterated his call to the residents of MarawiCity to avoid terrorism in the wake of the city rehabilitation following a five-month siege led by ISIS-inspired Maute group. Duterte encouraged the residents to revive their...

DPWH speeds up PPP projects

MANILA, February 3, 2018 – At least six public-private partnership (PPP) projects, which are expected to decongest major highways in Luzon and Mindanao, are being prioritized by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) this year. DPWH Undersecretary for Planning and PPP...
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Secretive Jodi finally confirms romance (with photo: 01jodi.jpg)

Despite being a public figure for nearly two decades, Jodi Sta. Maria has made it a point to keep her personal life private, preferring to keep mum even in the face of controversy involving herself. In the past, the 35-year-old actress made headlines due to her separation from...

Entry of investors into ancestral lands still up to Lumads: Palace

MANILA, February 5, 2018 – The decision to allow the entry of investors into indigenous peoples’ (IPs) ancestral domains in Mindanao will still depend on the Lumad, Malacañang said Monday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this statement following reports that President...
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FHM unveils more daring Myrtle in magazine cover return (with photo: 01myrtle.jpg)

It’s been almost four years since Myrtle Sarrosa first graced the cover of FHM Philippines. The men’s magazine unveiled its February 2018 cover featuring the Kapamilya actress and popular cosplayer. Looking more daring compared to her first stint as FHM’s muse, the 23-year-old...

DOST to develop country’s first RE-powered RORO vessel

MANILA, February 2, 2018 – As part of its research program on marine transportation, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) initiated a project to construct a roll-on-roll off (RORO) vessel that would utilize renewable energy. In an interview with Philippine News Agency,...
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What upcoming Araneta concert means to Morissette (with photo: 31morissette.jpg)

Staging a major solo concert at the Araneta Coliseum has always been part of Morissette Amon’s bucket list even before she started her singing career. “It has always been my dream, before all the other new venues came like MOA Arena, Philippine Arena. Bilang isang probinsyana...

Federalism is highest form of decentralization: DILG

MANILA, February 2, 2018 – Federalism is the highest form of decentralization, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said Thursday. Malaya made this remark during the fourth Senate hearing on charter change,...
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Why Angelica Panganiban is in no rush to love again

She’s not afraid to admit she was heartbroken over her previous relationship. And Angelica Panganiban said the pain she felt has led to her becoming more cautious when it comes to loving again. “Hindi ko pa nakikita iyong sarili ko sa isang relationship ulit,” she said. “Mahirap...
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