DavNor Town Mayor Cites Gains In Agri Sector

Santo Tomas Davao del Norte Mayor Ernesto Evangelista reported during his State of the Municipality Address (SOMA) on Monday their gains and accomplishments particularly in the town’s agriculture sector. He said about 2, 500 rice farmers and banana growers benefited from the assistance facilitated by the Municipal Agriculture Office (MAGRO) given by national line agencies in the form of cash or projects. Among these were the PHP10.35 million rice processing complex given to GISACO to modernize farming and provide a livelihood for the local farmers in New Visayas and nearby barangays. The project was sourced from the rice program through…

Spotlight

FIRST LOOK: UNIQLO’s Cozy 2019 Fall/Winter Collection

UNIQLO— a clothing brand known for its comfortable fits— unveils its 2019 Fall/Winter Collection, catering to travelers who will embark on a chilly…

MILO Energizes A Nation of Champions as Gold Partner of 30th SEA Games

MILO Philippines and the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) officially announced their partnership for the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games this…

Mindanao News

DepEd ‘Strongly Condemns’ Slay Try On Bukidnon Teacher

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday strongly condemned the shooting of Zhydee Bitago Cabañelez, an elementary teacher at the Dalit Elementary School in Valencia…

DOE Assesses Energy Facilities In Mindanao After Quake

Members of Task Force on Energy Resiliency (TFER) are now checking energy infrastructure in several areas in Mindanao hit by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake at…

GenSan Unveils ‘Monument Of Peace’

The city government unveiled on Tuesday its newest cultural landmark dubbed “Monument of Peace.” City officials led by Mayor Ronnel Rivera formally opened to the…

Sports News

MILO Becomes Gold Sponsor For SEA Games

Milo Philippines has formalized a partnership with Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) to become a gold sponsor for the upcoming SEA Games…

Diaz Hopes To Win Gold In SEA Games

Zamboanga City’s Hidilyn Diaz is hoping to win a gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the women's -55kg. division…

Local News

WB: PH Poverty Projected To Be At 18.7% In 2021

Poverty incidence in the Philippines is expected to fall below 20 percent in 2020 and further decline until 2021, a…

Pres. Duterte Admits Firing PNOC-EC Chief

President Rodrigo Duterte admitted that he had sacked Philippine National Oil Company - Exploration Corporation (PNPC-EC) president and chief executive…

Panelo Denies ‘Lawyering’ For Albayalde

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo denied allegations of acting as 'spokesperson' of resigned Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Oscar Albayalde.…

World News

WHO Calls For Urgent Research On Microplastics

The World Health Organization (WHO), on Thursday called for further…

What Is Really Happening In The Amazon Rainforest And Why Are We Freaking Out Just Now?

By: Meggy Garcia So today, you pulled out your phone…

Tech

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Continues To Drive Excitement At LIGA2Kontrabida And Cosplay Mania 2019

Recently, Mobile Legends Bang Bang launched Multimedia Princess Nadine Lustre as their latest brand ambassador. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) retains its prime…

Now You Can, With The Elevated And Affordable SAMSUNG Galaxy A20s And A10s, Now Available Nationwide!

Samsung knows Gen Zs love sharing with their friends and family online. That is why they are introducing the new feature-packed and affordable…

Which SuperM Star Are You? Spotify Will Tell You!

Are you a Lucas? Or more of a Kai? Earlier this month, after months of secrecy, newly formed K-Pop supergroup SuperM burst onto…

Motoring

Dalian Trains To Have Own Maintenance Area At No Extra Cost

Dalian trains will have their own maintenance areas and equipment, which will be provided at no extra cost, the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3)…

Angara: Let’s Legalize Motorcycles-For-Hire Now

Traffic in Metro Manila is getting worse by the day, the mass transit systems are constantly breaking down and many commuters are left with no…

Modern PUVs Serve Butuan Commuters

A number of modernized public utility vehicles (PUVs) have begun plying this city's major routes, in compliance with the government's PUV modernization program. The Butuan…

Entertainment

Solenn Heussaff’s Shoutout to Daddy Bolzico

Well, we all know that Solenn Heussaff is pregnant with baby Bolz. But what we don't know is that Daddy…

Kpop Star, Sulli Dies

Kpop star, Sulli dies at her Sujeong-gu, Seongnam residence last Monday because of an apparent suicide. She was a former…

When Is Rihanna Going To Release That Album?

We've asked for it, you've asked for it - well, more than a couple hundred times but still the question…

Travel

Palawan Among CNN’s Most Beautiful Islands List

The Philippine government, through the Department of Tourism (DOT), welcomed the continuous recognition of Palawan for its pristine beaches and…

Festival Of Lights: Where To Go, What Do In Thailand’s Loy Krathong

The end of the year is approaching fast and so are the opportunities to make unforgettable memories. If you’re looking…

Scoot Removes Processing Fees

Scoot, the low-cost arm of Singapore Airlines Group, on Monday announced the scrapping of processing fees in all its markets.…

Drink & Dine

Enjoy A Full-Flavored Feast With Yellow Cab’s Sweet And Salty Sale

Can’t figure out what exactly you’re craving? Yellow Cab has the perfect mouthwatering feast just for you! Whether you’re after…

Elevating The Taste Of Buro: Kampapangan Chef’s Remastered Dish Wins Big At This Year’s Certified Funlasang Pinoy

Unilever Food Solutions names Chef Victor Barangan (third from left) as the champion of the Certified Funlasang Pinoy. This year’s…

Why Pinoy Ulang Might Overtake The Global Shrimp Market

Pinoys have kept Ulang or Giant River Prawns for decades. Here’s why they’re more sustainable alternatives to Hipon and Sugpo,…

The Talk

10 Signs You’re Going Through Coffee Withdrawal

Coffee has been part of our everyday life. It's a known fact that people drink coffee at any time of…

10 Attitudes For The Workplace

Some personalities just won’t fly in the workplace. Your behavior or attitude may even be the reason as to why…

10 Traditional Things We Filipinos Have And Follow During Lenten Season

From avoiding meat to not taking a bath at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, we Filipinos sure are still intact…

Trending

Swiss Cinema Places Double Beds Instead Of Regular Seats

This cinema in Switzerland opened last May and instead of regular seats, they placed double beds and the internet is…

How This Filipino-Made Rattan Chair Emerged As A Pop Culture Symbol To A Movement Figure

What may seem like a regular rattan chair from the Philippines, actually gave birth to a massive pop-culture symbol. Rattan…