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MIMAROPA residents benefit from DENR, LGUs’ Handog Titulo Program

The move followed the simultaneous distribution of free land titles in the island provinces of the MIMAROPA on September 27-28, 2019, when a total of 1,479 titles were awarded. 

Break the stigma attached to mental health illness: DOH exec

DOH-Calabarzon regional director Eduardo Janairo said there should be a change to one's perspective on mental health problems which he described as a common occurrence that must be resolved and not neglected.

US Coast Guard chief assures continued support for PCG

In a message, PCG spokesperson Capt. Armando Balilo said the discussions -- led by PCG Commandant Admiral Elson Hermogino — with their American counterparts revolved on further support of the US on the training and development of the PCG and the exchange of expertise on law enforcement, especially on anti-drug and anti-terrorism activities.

Hundreds join DENR MIMAROPA fun run for Tamaraw conservation

Themed “Ating Ikarangal, Takbo Para sa Tamaraw,” the fun run was a part of the month-long celebration held in commemoration of Presidential Proclamation No. 273 series of 2002 declaring the month of October of every year as “Special Month for the Conservation and Protection of the Tamaraw in Mindoro.”

SEC orders 12 more online lenders to stop operations

The Commission en banc on October 10 issued a cease and desist order against A&V Lending Mobile, A&V Lending Investor, A.V. Lending Corporation, Cashaku, Cashaso, CashEnergy, Happy Loan, Peso Pagasa, Vito Lending Corp., Phily Kredit, Rainbow-Cash and Rainbowcash.Ph Lending Corp.

Former Senate president ‘Nene’ Pimentel passes away at 85

“Our beloved Tatay Nene has joined his Creator at 5 am today Oct 20, 2019. We thank all those who have been a part of his life. We ask for prayers for the repose of Tatay Nene’s soul. Thank you to all,” his son, Senator Koko Pimentel, said in a statement.
Umindak sina lolo at lola sa tugtog na boogie habang ipinagdiriwang ang Elderly Week na may temang 'Healthy and Productive Age starts with me' sa Calapan City Plaza Pavilion noong Oktubre 17. (Larawan ni Dennis Nebrejo/PIA-OrMin)

Elderly Week ipinagdiwang ng mga senior citizens sa Calapan

Pinangunahan ni Imelda Dacillo, pangulo ng pederasyon ng Senior Citizens at Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) Head Genaro Cleofe ang paghahatid ng mga magagandang balita para sa kanilang mga kasapi.

Locsin on movie ‘Abominable’: Cut nine-dash line scene

"Of course, they should cut the offending scene which will show our displeasure better than if we unconstitutionally ban it as some suggest. Do cut out crudely," Locsin said on his official Twitter account.

Teenager from Abra makes robot that picks, sorts garbage

As a child, Meljon started to show interest in putting together robots and Lego toys. His talent in assembling robots developed on his own without actual education on robotics.

PH wins at 2019 World Travel Awards in Vietnam

“We are greatly honored and thankful for this recent recognition for the Philippines at the World Travel Awards. A triumph as great as this simply could not be possible without the combined hard work from the government, industry partners, and tourism stakeholders in realizing a more upward tourism industry for the country,” Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said.

Filipino journalists train on safety

Kath Cortez, NUJP safety trainer, said they conducted the training to address the risks that journalists are facing in their line of work.

International tourist influx reaches 5M in August

In a statement, the DOT reported that inbound foreign guests reached 5,554,950 for the period of January to August this year, indicating a 14.08-percent increase from the 4,869,417 tourists recorded during the same period of 2018.