Smart releases free-to-download storytelling, gardening, and disaster preparedness videos for teachers’ virtual classes needs

To help ensure continuous learning in education’s new normal, PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has released video resources suitable for teachers’ virtual classes needs, all aligned with the Most Essential Learning Competencies (MELC) of the Department of Education (DepEd).

Supplementary teaching materials include the LearnSmart e-Storytelling series, Maging Laging Handa disaster-readiness videos, and the gardening web series Kalye Mabunga.… Continue reading... “Smart releases free-to-download storytelling, gardening, and disaster preparedness videos for teachers’ virtual classes needs”

Come Home This Christmas For ₱799, Sail Next Year For Only ₱99

PASAY CITY, 4 November 2020 – Reunite with your family and feel the holiday spirit as 2GO Travel, the Philippines’ largest premier sea travel provider, fulfills your Christmas wish by bringing you home this Yuletide season for as low as ₱799.

“Nothing compares to celebrating the holidays at home, and at 2GO Travel, we aim to be the vessel to make it happen for our passengers, especially during this very unpredictable time,” said 2GO Vice President and Head of Sea Solutions Dan Fernan.… Continue reading... “Come Home This Christmas For ₱799, Sail Next Year For Only ₱99”

LGU Iligan breaks ground for former NPA rebels training center

ILIGAN CITY —– The local government unit (LGU) of Iligan broke ground on Friday (October 30), to start the construction of a Halfway House, a training center and temporary shelter for former New People’s Army (NPA) rebels who surrendered to the government.

Located inside the compound of the former National Steel Corporation (NSC) in Barangay Suarez, Iligan City, the P852,200 structure financed from the LGU’s coffers is set to be finished within 75 working days.… Continue reading... “LGU Iligan breaks ground for former NPA rebels training center”

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!”

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”

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”

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”

NorMin Economy Task Group tests regional ‘tourism bubble’, talks to major telcos

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Economy Task Group of the Northern Mindanao Task Force for COVID-19 aims to test the “tourism bubble” strategy as means to revive local tourism. 

The “tourism bubble” concept would allow local tourists to experience leisure travel within specified areas. The strategy also recommends the lifting of age restrictions to revive family trips.… Continue reading... “NorMin Economy Task Group tests regional ‘tourism bubble’, talks to major telcos”

Season of Creation

Mga igsoon, maayong adlaw kanatong tanan!

Ako ang inyong Arsobispo Jose Cabantan sa arkidiyosesis sa Cagayan de Oro. Garbo ko nga ipalanog kining mensahe atol sa atong pagtimaan sa Panahon sa Kamugnaan o Season of Creation.

ABP Jose Cabantan, D.D., Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro

Una sa tanan, pasalamatan ta ang GINOO sa mga butang nga iyang gimugna dinhi sa kalibutan.Continue reading... “Season of Creation”

DOF’s proposed P16.01-B budget next year is lowest since 2017

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III presented before senators Wednesday the proposed 2021 budget of the Department of Finance (DOF) with new appropriations amounting to P16.01 billion, its lowest since President Duterte first submitted his administration’s annual National Expenditure Program (NEP) to the Congress in 2017. 

DOF urges quick congress approval of 2021 budget
(Top News PH)

In seeking the congressional nod of the DOF’s budget for next year, Dominguez also called on senators to swiftly approve the whole General Appropriations Act (GAA) bill of P4.506 trillion for 2021 as this will prove crucial to providing the government with “the tools necessary to rebuild the economy and decisively defeat COVID-19.”… Continue reading... “DOF’s proposed P16.01-B budget next year is lowest since 2017”