The Untold Stories of Camiguin Island

New Book aims to address missing chapters in Camiguin’s History

Social and Cultural Anthropologist Dr. Andrés Narros Lluch has just published a book “The Untold Stories of Camiguin Island” by the Xavier University Press, which seeks to fill in gaps in the island’s history.

This is the first research on Camiguin based on the archives of Augustinian Recollects and its Cosas Notables that seeks to correlate the manuscripts with archival findings and the island’s oral histories.… Continue reading... “The Untold Stories of Camiguin Island”

CEBU PACIFIC REFUND UPDATE 

As of November 6, 2020, 9PM 

Cebu Pacific (CEB) continues to process a high volume of refund requests due to COVID-19 related flight cancellations. We have refunded an additional PHP 300 million since our last update, for a total of PHP2.7 billion, and are currently processing refund requests filed in June. 

 
To ensure CEB continues to provide affordable and accessible air transport services in the years to come, we have been working on raising fresh capital.  Rest assured, we… Continue reading... “CEBU PACIFIC REFUND UPDATE ”

4th Philippine Sports Tourism Awards to be held in Clark

Following its resolve to honor and highlight the movers and shakers of the sports tourism industry in the Philippines during these tumultuous times, the 4th Philippine Sports Tourism Awards, with the Clark Development Corporation as host, will be held on December 10 at the Clark Marriot Hotel.

Organized by Cebu-based public relations agency Selrahco PR with full support from Smart Communications, Universal Robina Corporation, Coca-Cola Philippines, and Clark Development Corporation, the 4th Philippine Sports Tourism Awards will be recognizing exemplary sports initiatives from the public and private sectors who have shown interest and deep conviction in promoting sports tourism in the country during 2019.… Continue reading... “4th Philippine Sports Tourism Awards to be held in Clark”

Aboitiz businesses optimistic of sustained strategic growth amid pandemic challenges

Amid the ongoing challenges posed by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the various business units of the Aboitiz Group expect to maintain their momentum and proceed with their projects and plans for the year.

“Despite the headwinds of the first nine months, the Aboitiz Group’s business continuity plans have proven effective and will remain in place as we continue to exhibit resilience in our operations toward the end of the year,” said Sabin M.… Continue reading... “Aboitiz businesses optimistic of sustained strategic growth amid pandemic challenges”

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”

Fomer MILF’s fighter turns new leaf to fulfill son’s dream to become a policeman

TANGKAL, LANAO DEL NORTE —– He was 15 years old when he started firing a gun and in the following years, he saw himself brandishing firearms and joining fire fights against the government forces.

Anowar Mapandi, now 46, did not even finish grade six because he had to hide in the mountains of Lanao del Norte.… Continue reading... “Fomer MILF’s fighter turns new leaf to fulfill son’s dream to become a policeman”

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”

IGRB urges nat’l, Bangsamoro gov’ts to fast-track autonomy, devolution

The Intergovernmental Relations Body (IGRB) tasked to build on points of cooperation between the national and Bangsamoro governments met for the fourth time in October to find ways of further fast-tracking the processes leading to a functional autonomy in the new Muslim Mindanao region. 

During the meeting held via Zoom, the IGRB urged the national government and their counterparts in the Bangsamoro government to speed up the process of delineating the local and national programs in the new autonomous region in Muslim Mindanao to determine which of these may be funded by the national government. … Continue reading... “IGRB urges nat’l, Bangsamoro gov’ts to fast-track autonomy, devolution”

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!”