Cebu Pacific extends flexible booking options for passengers

Two-year travel Fund and unlimited rebooking now covers travels until Dec. 31, 2020  

Leading Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) extends the coverage of its flexible booking options for passengers traveling until December 31, 2020, allowing everyjuan to travel with peace of mind.   

“We continue to listen to our passengers so we may also continuously review and improve our processes to better address everyjuan’s concerns. As such, we are pleased to share that we have extended our options to cover flights until end of this year, to give our passengers more flexibility when it comes to scheduling their travels,” said Candice Iyog, CEB VP for Marketing & Customer Experience.  … Continue reading... “Cebu Pacific extends flexible booking options for passengers”

Guerrilla Raid on Talisayan

22 March 1945

One of the most unusual guerrilla operations in the Philippines during World War II was the guerrilla raid on Talisayan, Misamis Oriental, which was conducted with the assistance of the US Navy to eliminate and wipe out the Japanese garrisoned at this key objective.

Amphibious in nature, the operation involved guerrilla units of the 110th Infantry Regiment, 110th Division, 10th Military District (Mindanao), United States Forces in the Philippines (USFIP) with an original strength of 200 men but which rose to 350 when a call for volunteers was issued.… Continue reading... “Guerrilla Raid on Talisayan”

Guerrilla Submarines in Northern Mindanao during World War II

During World War II, US Navy submarines helped supply Filipino and American guerrillas with arms, ammunition and supplies, also ferrying personnel in and out of the islands.

Known as the SPYRON (for Spy Squadron) Operation, it supported the Filipino and American Guerrillas resistance to the Japanese occupation after the Philippines fell to the Japanese Imperial Forces in early 1942.… Continue reading... “Guerrilla Submarines in Northern Mindanao during World War II”

RHR Unveils Balikbayan Promo for GOH and Summit Hotels

Since the start of quarantine, OFWs have slowly returned to the country to reunite with their families during these tumultuous times. To make the balikbayan process easier and more comfortable, Robinsons Hotels and Resorts unveiled its Balikbayan promo for both Go Hotels and Summit Hotels in major branches across the country.… Continue reading... “RHR Unveils Balikbayan Promo for GOH and Summit Hotels”

Filipino Cinchona a key to Allied Victory in the Pacific during World War II

The Mount Kitanglad Range Natural Park in Bukidnon is an ASEAN Heritage Park that holds a special place in the history and heritage of World War II.

With a total land area of 47,270 hectares, it is located in northern Mindanao in the province of Bukidnon in Region 10. Mount Kitanglad is one of five peaks in the Kitanglad Mountain Range with an elevation of 2,899 meters above sea level.… Continue reading... “Filipino Cinchona a key to Allied Victory in the Pacific during World War II”

Region X posts PH Highest Growth in Government Spending among regions in 2019

Region X posted the highest growth in government spending in 2019 among the Philippines’ 17 regions at 19.2 percent, an acceleration from the 11.9 percent growth in the previous year.

Government spending in the region amounted to P 94.31 billion in 2019 contributing 3.9 percent to the total government spending in the country.… Continue reading... “Region X posts PH Highest Growth in Government Spending among regions in 2019”

NorMin Economy Grows at a Slower Pace in 2019 by 5.9%

The economy of Region 10 expanded at a slower pace by 5.9 percent in 2019 compared with the recorded growth in the previous year of 7.1 percent. 

The slower growth was due to the slowdown in Manufacturing, Construction and Transportation and Storage.

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Manufacturing, which constituted 11.0 percent of the Region X economy, posted a deceleration of 1.5 percent from the previous year’s growth of 9.1 percent. … Continue reading... “NorMin Economy Grows at a Slower Pace in 2019 by 5.9%”

Shell Virtual Art Interact Mindanao Leg

Creating stories of hope in isolation

Mindanao is hailed for its abundant natural resources and breathtaking landscapes. But beyond its pristine beaches and lush mountains is a burgeoning community of creatives who are injecting their unique Mindanaoan identity into art and using it as a force for good. As the country continues to grapple with COVID-19, Mindanaoan artists are stepping up to create stories of hope while in isolation.… Continue reading... “Shell Virtual Art Interact Mindanao Leg”


October 17, 2020 – Continuing its streak of digital vehicle launches, leading mobility company Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has started the last quarter of 2020 with a highly-anticipated update on one of the most popular models in its lineup – the Toyota Fortuner.

The New Fortuner range is headlined by the new LTD variant in 4×4 and 4×2 which comes in an exclusive design, followed by Q and V variants in automatic transmission, and the G variant available in AT and MT. … Continue reading... “TOYOTA PH AFFIRMS POWER TO LEAD WITH UNVEILING OF NEW FORTUNER”

President Manuel L. Quezon’s Escape to Australia

Secrets and Stories of the War

The Philippine government had moved from Manila on General Douglas MacArthur’s recommendation, with President Manuel L. Quezon himself continuing to lead the government from Corregidor in cooperation with the U.S. commander of the Far East.

Quezon had originally declined MacArthur’s request to withdraw from the capital, claiming that his first duty was to take care of the civilian population and maintain public order while MacArthur was fighting the enemy.… Continue reading... “President Manuel L. Quezon’s Escape to Australia”