Tag: Manila News

Model Marc Cubales gives back; plans to direct BL series

Model Marc Cubales gives back; plans to direct BL series Print model and entrepreneur Marc Cubales in one of his charity event. Print model and entrepreneur Marc Cubales was a model in the United Kingdom (UK) when he was 18. After he graduated from ABS-CBN as a model, an agency got him and gave him a lot of jobs in the UK. He was a top man model for five……

BuCor wall obstructing access to city proper torn down by affected residents

The Bureau of Corrections built another wall within the New Bilibid Prison, which was demolished by residents of two villages whose access to the city proper was cut off. (Photo courtesy of Muntinlupa PIO) MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) has constructed another wall in Muntinlupa City which was later demolished by residents whose access to the city proper was blocked, the local government’s public information office (PIO)…

Philippine Bishop: Hoarding Medicine During Pandemic Hurts the Poor

By Catholic News Service MANILA, Philippines (CNS) — A Catholic bishop in the Philippines has warned people against bulk buying and hoarding medicines like acetaminophen and cough syrup to alleviate COVID-19 symptoms. Mothers and their children wearing protective masks wait for free vitamins and medicine at a local health center in Manila, Philippines, Jan. 26, 2021. Bishop Oscar Florencio, who… The post Philippine Bishop: Hoarding Medicine During Pandemic Hurts the…

Gerety Awards chooses Tokyo, Manila among jury locations for 2022 | Advertising – Manila News

The Gerety Awards, named after female copywriter Frances Gerety and the only creative prize to reward the best in advertising from a female perspective, has announced the locations of its 2022 executive juries.   Among the global locations selected are both Tokyo and Manila from Asia-Pacific, alongside London, New York, São Paulo, Mexico City, Copenhagen, Moscow, Brussels and Vienna. The jury sessions in each city will be led by at least…

Taiwanese community extends help anew to ‘Odette’ victims

The Taiwanese Compatriot Association in Philippines officially donates P2 million to Manila Economic and Cultural Office, representing the Philippine government, to help the latter’s relief work for victims of Typhoon Odette. TAIWANESE community in the Philippines once again extends a helping hand to the victims of Super Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai). Representative Peiyung Hsu witnessed the handover ceremony held… The post Taiwanese community extends help anew to ‘Odette’ victims…

How Go Negosyo, OCTA alliance informed Covid strategies

Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Jose Maria ‘Joey’ Concepcion 3rd (right) chats with OCTA Research’s Fr. Nic Austriaco. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO “DURING a lunch I hosted earlier this week for OCTA Research, whose team has guided us with expert advice on the pandemic, I had the opportunity to chat with Fr. Nic Austriaco about the current state of Covid in the Philippines,”… The post How Go Negosyo, OCTA alliance informed Covid strategies…

How digital events brightened Filipino spirits – Manila News

The pandemic continues to keep Filipinos confined to their homes, especially with the emergence of new COVID-19 variants. Thankfully, many amazing digital events have brightened their moods and given them new experiences through platforms like ktx.ph. ktx.ph is a leading digital platform that provides entertainment through live content with playback options. For producers and artists who want to communicate with their fans during these difficult times, ktx.ph has been a…

US Military conducts tactical combat training in Palawan, Zambales

Fifty-five uniformed and volunteer Philippine personnel participate in the US Civil-Military Support Element-Philippines’ recent training in Palawan (left) and Zambales. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS Fifty-five uniformed and volunteer Philippine personnel participate in the US Civil-Military Support Element-Philippines’ recent training in Palawan (left) and Zambales. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS THE US Civil-Military Support Element-Philippines (CMSE-PHL) recently conducted its tactical combat casualty care and medical first… The post US Military conducts tactical combat training in Palawan,…

Cebu Pacific cancels more domestic flights Jan. 8-10

(PNA file photo) MANILA – Cebu Pacific (CEB) on Friday announced the cancellation of more domestic flights from January 8 to 10. The airline said this is due to “the move of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) to limit the number of arrivals at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).” When asked about this, CAAP spokesperson Eric… The post Cebu Pacific cancels more domestic flights Jan. 8-10…

Philippines’ Duterte Orders Arrest of Unvaccinated Who Leave Their Homes

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday threatened to arrest unvaccinated people who violate stay-at-home orders, as part of measures aimed at tackling a surge of COVID-19 infections in the country, largely fueled by the Omicron variant. As COVID-19 infections in the Philippines hit a three-month high, Duterte issued a stern message to the unvaccinated in a televised address to the… The post Philippines’ Duterte Orders Arrest of Unvaccinated Who Leave…

Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 is Duterte’s legacy – Manila News

At a glance Claim: The Metro Manila Skyway is part of the Duterte administration’s legacy, under its Build, Build, Build program. Rating: MISSING CONTEXT The facts: The Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 is part of the Metro Manila Skyway System conceived during the presidency of Fidel V. Ramos. It was approved in September 2013, broke ground in January 2014, and started construction in January 2015 during the administration of Benigno…

House solon pushes for Php15K aid per fully vaxxed Filipino family – UNTV News – Manila News

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday said it will assist in the enforcement of mandates requiring the public to present their COVID-19 vaccination cards upon entry to malls and other establishments. In a statement, PNP chief Police General Dionardo Carlos said this action will be implemented under existing ordinances of local government units (LGU). “The PNP doesn’t decide on its own. We base our enforcement on…