Members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) here have agreed it is the right time to begin the process of dividing Palawan into three provinces to open more tourism opportunities and speed up delivery of basic social services to the people. The resolution, final version of four merged proposals and was...
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) broke ground on the PHP9.36-billion world-class airport terminal at the Clark International Airport here, Wednesday. BCDA president Vivencio Dizon said the soon to rise 100-square meter new passenger terminal could accommodate an additional eight million passengers to its...
Christmas revelers, party goers and event hosts are reminded that Cavite’s “Noise Ordinance” is in effect prohibiting excessive noise from videoke or karaoke systems and other amplified audio devices within residential areas and along public streets and roads in the province with the corresponding sanctions for violators. Amid the festive...
With less than a week to go before Christmas Day and the city starting to receive an influx of tourists, the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) would deploy additional policemen in critical areas to maintain order, police director, Senior Superintendent Ramil Saculles said in an interview on Monday. He...
The free irrigation fee from the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) won’t apply to rice lands over eight hectares in area, according to John Celeste, NIA Region 1 director. Celeste told newsmen on Thursday that farmers or corporations owning rice lands that are more than eight hectares are not exempted from...
Various local government and non-government entities have banded together to intensify efforts to reforest the mangrove area in Barangay San Isidro in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental. As of latest count, at least 150,000 mangrove seedlings or propagules have been planted, with some having grown as high as six feet already....
The Hannah’s Beach Resort and Convention Center (HBRCC) in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte was again awarded the 2017 Most Outstanding Tourist Destination in the Philippines by the Gawad Amerika Foundation (GAF), an organization of Filipinos based in the United States and supported by various American non-profit groups. Known for advocating eco-tourism...
Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) will start chartering passengers from Xiamen, China to Palawan via the Puerto Princesa City International Airport in February 2018, Mayor Lucilo Bayron announced Monday. Bayron said PAL would bring 187 tourists from Xiamen, a coastal city in Fujian Province in China, on February 10, 14,...
A village day care center in this town is now lit up using solar energy this Christmas season. This was made possible through the initiative of the employees’ social and community responsibility project (CSR) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in CALABARZON region. The DOST-CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal...
There would be no price hike for “Noche Buena” items and other commodities this Christmas and New Year in Cagayan Valley, said the Department of Trade and Industry-Region 2. DTI-02 information officer Manilyn Ponce said there are no indications and reasons for price hikes this season because oil prices in...