Over 500K Tourists Expected To Visit NorMin Pilgrimage Sites

More than half a million individuals are expected to visit the various pilgrimage sites in Northern Mindanao, especially in Misamis Oriental, during the Holy Week, a tourism official said. The Divine Mercy shrine in Barangay Ulaliman, El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental, is projected to have the most number of visitors, provincial tourism officer Jeffrey Saclot said. Last year, more than 200,000 devotees visited the shrine’s fifty foot statue of Jesus Christ, the most prominent structure at the Divine Mercy Hills, and the figure is seen to increase this year, Saclot said. The statue is considered as one of the tallest…

Spotlight

URC Flour’s “Bake Off” Celebrates Talent Of Youth

Universal Robina Corporation’s (URC) Flour and Pasta Division celebrated the talent of the Filipino youth in bread and pastry making as it hosted…

PAGEONE Bags Gold Quill Award; To Be Recognized In Canada

PAGEONE wins another global award - the Gold Quill Award from the prestigious International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) to be given in…

Mindanao News

Kidapawan COMELEC Posts Names, Precincts Of Voters

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Kidapawan City has released the names of registered voters of the city and their respective voting centers ahead…

Seized Exotic Birds Undergo Quarantine As Precautionary Measure

The exotic birds confiscated during a raid in Davao Oriental will be quarantined to prevent the potential spread of bird disease. Karen Lou Deloso, provincial…

Temporary Shelter For 1,500 Marawi Residents By September: TFBM

Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) is eyeing to transfer about 1,500 residents from evacuation camps to temporary shelters by September this year. During Friday's turn-over…

Sports News

Kaya FC-Iloilo, PSM Makassar race for top spot in Group H

Kaya FC-Iloilo of the Philippines is gunning for a second victory at home, as they face Indonesia’s PSM Makassar in Group H of…

Mayweather VS. Pacquiao Rematch, Will It Happen?

Floyd Mayweather denied a report where he was said to be planning a rematch with Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, putting a stop to…

Local News

Nancy Calls For Unified Front In Addressing Power Woes

Re-electionist Senator Nancy Binay has called for a unified front for energy efficiency to fend off the possibility of a…

BI Remains On Heightened Alert; Projects Surge Of Passengers

Immigration officers will remain on heightened alert until April 23 as passenger surge is expected, especially at the Ninoy Aquino…

E-Gates To Be Installed At NAIA Departure Areas This Month

At least two electronic gates (e-gates) will be installed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 departure area…

World News

Peace Letters To Heads Of States: A Resolution For World Peace

An event to commemorate the 3rd Anniversary of the Declaration…

Second Person To Be Declared ‘Cured’ From HIV Strums Cure Research

A London man was recently declared HIV-free and was the…

Tech

PLDT Partners With Cisco For 5G Transport Network

PLDT Inc. has partnered with technology firm Cisco Systems Inc. for the development of its IP transport infrastructure which will be utilized for…

Microsoft PH Lauded In Datos Privados Awards

In recognition of its efforts to strengthen the data privacy sector in the country, the National Association of Data Protection Officers of the…

Facebook Introduces ‘Why Am I Seeing This?’ Feature

Facebook sure does bring us a lot of information. In retrospect, however, there's an excessive amount of content that can be annoying. These…

Motoring

Provincial Buses Banned From Loading & Unloading Passengers On EDSA

Starting Monday, April 22, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will apprehend provincial buses that will load and unload passengers along EDSA and major roads…

140 Buses Deployed For Passengers Affected By MRT Holy Week Shutdown

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) started deploying on Monday 140 buses for passengers affected by the shutdown of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3)…

Over 5K Drivers In Ilocos Region Get Fuel Subsidy

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) in Region 1 (Ilocos) has distributed 5,550 Pantawid Pasada cash cards to legitimate public utility vehicle (PUV)…

Entertainment

Love, Simon TV Series Coming to Disney+

Love, Simon first made its impact on the big screens, earning $67 million worldwide after its release on March 16…

BTS Breaking Record Of Most Viewed Video In 24 Hours

BTS' new music video "Boy With Luv" broke the record of BLACKPINK's "Kill This Love" as the most viewed video…

Sam Smith’s ‘Naked Day’

Last April 4, Sam Smith showed a body positive attitude towards himself by posting a picture in his Instagram with…

Travel

Why Songkran Is The Ultimate Must-Try Thailand Experience

Immersing yourself in a country’s culture comes in different places and experiences, but none of them are as spirited and…

PH Airports Ready For Holy Week: CAAP

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said the country's airports are ready for the influx of passengers this…

DOT Eyes Rehab In Siargao, Coron

The national government is serious in its bid for a sustainable tourism industry in the Philippines, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat…

Drink & Dine

Savor Meatless Food Via Yellow Cab’s Lenten Bundle

It's been widely practiced to dodge meat during the Lenten season and this Lent is no exception. For all pizza…

‘Chinese Only’ Food Park In Alabang Brewed Comments From Filipino Netizens

Have you ever heard of a food park named China Food City? This food park offers authentic Chinese cuisine from…

Yakult Soft-Serve Ice Cream Is Now A Thing!

The popular probiotic milk drink from Japan, Yakult, is now getting an ice cream variation at Maginhawa. https://www.instagram.com/p/BvTFpv4F59D/ There has…

The Talk

10 Food You Can Buy With Your Php 100

There are a lot of food that you can buy with your hundred peso bill that can satisfy your cravings…

10 Mind-Blowing Films That Will Lock You On Your Seats

It is probably safe to say that all of us are fond of movies, whether it revolves on the dramatic…

10 Music Artists Who Came Back With A Bang!

In the first quarter of this year, many musicians offered us new songs to listen to. Not only that, they…

Trending

Teacher Spends Personal Savings To Buy Toga For Her Students

Another selfless inspirational story has captured the hearts of the Filipinos on social media. Teachers are always dubbed as "cape-less"…

Not Again! Glutamax Strikes With Discriminating Campaign

It appears that GlutaMAX has not learned from its competitor's (SkinWhite) mistake in deeming a lighter color ideal over the…