Get a chance to win P500,000 when you add money to your PayMaya account via Smart Padala!

Enjoying the benefits of going cashless has just become more rewarding as PayMaya gives one lucky account holder a chance to win P500,000 when they add money to their PayMaya account through Smart Padala agents nationwide. 

To qualify for the promo, all you have to do is add at least P3,000 to your PayMaya account at your trusted Smart Padala agent using an Add Money code generated from the PayMaya app.… Continue reading... “Get a chance to win P500,000 when you add money to your PayMaya account via Smart Padala!”

USAID, Plan International release MRP business grants for Marawi, Lanao Sur youth

ILIGAN CITY —– The United States Agency International Development (USAID) and Plan International released on Thursday (October 29), business recovery grants to two Muslim youth groups in Lanao del Sur and Marawi City, as part of the Philippine Coffee Month celebration.

The turn-over of the P260,000 livelihood package  is part of the Marawi Response Project (MRP) that started during the Marawi siege in 2017.… Continue reading... “USAID, Plan International release MRP business grants for Marawi, Lanao Sur youth”

Around 12,000 workers in Iligan affected by the pandemic : business group

ILIGAN CITY —– The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation of Iligan, Inc. (CCIFII) said on Thursday that around 12,000 workers lost their job when their respective companies were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Some of these have closed permanently while others are just temporarily closing. but with no timeline as to when they will reopen, according to Reggie Punongbayan, CCIFII president.… Continue reading... “Around 12,000 workers in Iligan affected by the pandemic : business group”

Iligan Chamber launches monthly online forum

ILIGAN CITY —– The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation of Iligan, Inc. (CCIFII) launched Thursday (October 29) an online forum that aims to provide guidance to the local business community in the cities of Iligan and Marawi and the provinces of Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur.

Dubbed “Kapehan sa Iligan Chamber”, the event will be conducted monthly in cooperation with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Iligan, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Plan International through the Marawi Response Project, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the city government of Iligan.… Continue reading... “Iligan Chamber launches monthly online forum”

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”