Friday, February 26, 2021

Phoenix Petroleum Bags 4 Trophies At 56th Anvil Awards

Congratulations, Phoenix! Phoenix Petroleum won a Gold Anvil and three Silver Anvils during the 56th Anvil Awards for its excellent campaign programs.

Eight SM Companies Receive Golden Arrow Awards On Corporate Governance

Eight SM Companies were given Golden Arrow Awards for their excellant practice of corporate governance.

JG Summit Invests In Fintech Focused On Emerging Markets

JG Summit Holdings Inc. invests in Tyme, one of the world’s fastest-growing digital banks based in South Africa.

Reinvent And Go This 2021 With Globe Virtual Hangouts

What can everyone expect from Globe Virtual Hangouts this 2021?

Bicol Int’l Airport Now 72.2% Complete

Bicol Int’l Airport Now 72.2% Complete

Spotlight

Phoenix Petroleum Bags 4 Trophies At 56th Anvil Awards

Congratulations, Phoenix! Phoenix Petroleum won a Gold Anvil and three Silver Anvils during the 56th Anvil Awards for its excellent campaign programs.

Eight SM Companies Receive Golden Arrow Awards On Corporate Governance

Eight SM Companies were given Golden Arrow Awards for their excellant practice of corporate governance.

JG Summit Invests In Fintech Focused On Emerging Markets

JG Summit Holdings Inc. invests in Tyme, one of the world’s fastest-growing digital banks based in South Africa.

Reinvent And Go This 2021 With Globe Virtual Hangouts

What can everyone expect from Globe Virtual Hangouts this 2021?

The construction of the Bicol International Airport (BIA), which is touted as the country’s “most scenic gateway”, is moving at a fast pace.

To date, the construction work of the BIA has been logged at 72.2 percent overall progress rate, considering that the actual construction of the airport only started in December 2016.

As of January 13, Package 2A of the airport’s development project is now 88.2 percent complete.

Construction work in Package 2A is being handled by the Sunwest Construction and Development Corp. and covers the airport’s landside facilities, such as the administration building, air traffic control building, crash fire rescue building, and the maintenance building.

Package 2B of the airport project, meanwhile, is now 49.5 percent complete. Package 2B, which is being handled by the E.M. Cuerpo construction company, covers the construction of the passenger terminal building, taxiway, runway extension, and other site development works.

Once completed, the BIA, which features the iconic Mayon Volcano as its magnificent backdrop, is expected to serve a total of two million airline passengers every year. The new international airport is also projected to boost air traffic in the region amid the pandemic.

The BIA initially started construction in 2008. However, development works were uncompleted until 2012. When the Duterte administration came in 2016, the airport’s Package 2A and 2B projects were continued.

An important component of the Duterte administration’s “Build, Build, Build” Program, the BIA also intends to be instrumental in the transformation of Albay province, and the rest of the Bicol Region, into a strong economic contender.

DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade said having continuous transport infrastructure developments such as the BIA would prove vital as the country starts recovering from the impact of Covid-19.

“It can’t be denied that the aviation sector has been one of the hardest hit by the pandemic. That’s why it is important that we finish the airport at the soonest possible time, as this will absolutely give the economy a boost. Gusto ko matapos ‘yan within the year dahil gusto na natin itong agad na mapakinabangan ng ating mga kababayan (I want this to finish within the year because we wanted our fellowmen to use this soon). As we ready for take-off, kung baga, dapat all systems go,” Tugade said. (PNA)

Taguig To Expand Covid-19 Tracing App For Other Services

Taguig is expanding its Covid-19 contact tracing mobile application Taguig Registry for Assessment and City Engagements (TRACE) for use in other social services offered by the city.

PSA Starts Step 2 Of Nat’l ID Registration In Antique

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) opens two centers for the Step 2 registration of the national identification (ID) system in Antique

PAGEONE Group Bags Its Fifth AOY Award At The 56th Anvil Awards

PAGEONE Group bagged a total of 26 awards which paved the way for the agency’s fifth Agency of the Year Award at the recently concluded 56th Anvil Awards.

PSA-Albay Opens 7 Centers For Nat’l ID System List-Up

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#Reinvent Wellness With Globe At Home FB Live Event On Feb 27, Saturday 10AM

Experience the virtual Fitfest for all with Globe this coming February 27 on their official Facebook page.

SM Foundation Bags Four Anvil Awards

Congratulations! SM Foundation (SMFI) bags four awards in the recent 56th Anvil Awards.

NegOr Health Authorities Gear Up For Covid Vax Info Drive

Negros Oriental health authorities gear up for a massive information and dissemination campaign.

Bacolod, NegOcc Pay AstraZeneca 20% Advance Payment

The City of Bacolod and the Province of Negros Occidental have deposited a 20% advance payment for their respective Covid-19 vaccine orders.

7.5K Health Workers To Get First Covid Shots In Davao City

At least 7,500 health care workers in Davao city are set to receive the Covid-19 vaccines allocated by the national government.

DTI-7 Aids Small Entrepreneurs In Managing Business

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Central Visayas conducts enterprise development seminars to help entrepreneur beneficiaries of the SUGBO Negosyo program of the Cebu provincial government.

Spotlight

Phoenix Petroleum Bags 4 Trophies At 56th Anvil Awards

Congratulations, Phoenix! Phoenix Petroleum won a Gold Anvil and three Silver Anvils during the 56th Anvil Awards for its excellent campaign programs.

Eight SM Companies Receive Golden Arrow Awards On Corporate Governance

Eight SM Companies were given Golden Arrow Awards for their excellant practice of corporate governance.

JG Summit Invests In Fintech Focused On Emerging Markets

JG Summit Holdings Inc. invests in Tyme, one of the world’s fastest-growing digital banks based in South Africa.

Reinvent And Go This 2021 With Globe Virtual Hangouts

What can everyone expect from Globe Virtual Hangouts this 2021?

Lifestyle

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Jollibee USA Serves Next-Level Chickenjoy In New Musical Advertisement

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Sinovac Covid-19 Vaccine Is Safe: FDA

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Pwede More Or Sana All: Order A Variety Of Max’s Group Favorites

You can now order a variety of items from different brands in just one transaction with Max's Group's latest innovation!

Entertainment

Vice Ganda: “Baka Akala Ng Mga Foreigners Sila Lang Kayang Bumili Nito”

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Regine Promises New Repertoire And Surprise Guest In “Freedom” Concert

Alamin ano itong panibagong pasabog na ihahatid ni Regine Velasquez-Alcasid sa kaniyang mga fans sa nalalapit nitong concert.

“Tunay Na Buhay” Turns 10, Features Life Story Of Vic Sotto

In celebration of "Tunay na Buhay" 10th anniversary features personal stories of Vic Sotto including his childhood memories, how TVJ group started, and his principles as a father.

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DPWH Turns Over New Isolation Facilities To Bataan Town

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) turns over PHP41.89 million worth of new isolation facilities to the municipal government of Mariveles, Bataan in support of the fight against Covid-19.

NegOr Health Authorities Gear Up For Covid Vax Info Drive

Negros Oriental health authorities gear up for a massive information and dissemination campaign.

TESDA Distributes Over 2K Tool Kits To Graduates

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Huawei Opens The First DIGIX Lab In Asia Pacific To Empower Developers

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14th Covid-19 Relief Flight From Myanmar Arrives In Manila

The Philippine government brings home 55 overseas Filipinos from Myanmar, the 14th Covid-19 relief flight for Pinoy citizens there.

Travel

Palawan Eyes Reopening Of Calauit Safari Park In March

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DENR-Davao Intensifies Mt. Apo Trekking And Camping Policy

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DOT Backs Vaccine Passport For Tourism Recovery

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Hopes Up On Ilocos Norte Eco-Adventure Park Revival

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Motoring

Road Improvement Needed To Address Insurgency: PRRD

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MMDA To Open Zipper Lane For EDSA People Power Anniversary

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DPWH Proposal To Upgrade Currimao Seaport Access Road OK’d

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