Thursday, March 4, 2021

Journalists From 4 Countries In Asia Discussed The Challenges In COVID-19

20 journalists from the four countries including the Philippines discuss “Post COVID-19: News Industry Transformation” during the 2nd Voice of Press (V.O.P.) Asia Media Forum.

Communities Are Better Prepared To Combat OSEC, Child Labor Trafficking

Several communities are now better equipped to fight Online Sexual Exploitations of Children with the help of World Vision.

SM, TESDA Train Farmers In Davao

225 farmers from Davao City completed their training under SM Foundation’s Kabalikat Sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on Sustainable Agriculture Program in Davao City.

Robinsons Retail Net Sales Hits ₱151 Billion In 2020 As E-Commerce Sales Rise

Robinsons Retail Holdings drops 7.3% of its net sales, however, its retail’s e-commerce sales continued to rise.

Forest Lake: A Better Place For You & Me

Forest Lake: A Better Place For You & Me

Spotlight

Journalists From 4 Countries In Asia Discussed The Challenges In COVID-19

20 journalists from the four countries including the Philippines discuss “Post COVID-19: News Industry Transformation” during the 2nd Voice of Press (V.O.P.) Asia Media Forum.

Communities Are Better Prepared To Combat OSEC, Child Labor Trafficking

Several communities are now better equipped to fight Online Sexual Exploitations of Children with the help of World Vision.

SM, TESDA Train Farmers In Davao

225 farmers from Davao City completed their training under SM Foundation’s Kabalikat Sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on Sustainable Agriculture Program in Davao City.

Robinsons Retail Net Sales Hits ₱151 Billion In 2020 As E-Commerce Sales Rise

Robinsons Retail Holdings drops 7.3% of its net sales, however, its retail’s e-commerce sales continued to rise.

Day in, day out, we get so caught up with our schedules that we tend to overlook, sometimes even forget some of the most important people in our lives. We’ve become so focused on our daily grind that we’d use the remaining hours of our day or the weekend to simply stay at home and rest or go out and spend some quality time with family and friends.

If we’re able to make time and bond with our family and friends, who are we forgetting? Who else is missing in these fun and exciting times? Our loved ones who are no longer with us.

All Souls’ Day may already be over but let us make it a habit to visit our dearly departed because we owe it to them to keep their memories alive. From saying a little prayer to remembering the funniest and weirdest of memories, this moment of peace is something that we can share with them. This is to remind ourselves that they were once part of our lives and that we also shared a special bond with them for a certain period of time. It’s either that or they start haunting us to visit them.

Apart from visiting them, this is also a time for us to reflect on ourselves and how we’ve been the past few days, weeks, even months. We’re so busy planning ahead to make our daily living easier to manage. Looking far ahead, we also open ourselves up to certain long-term investments such as housing, cars, life insurance, and educational plans. But as we remember our past loved ones, we also need to think of our own final resting place for when that time comes. This is where Forest Lake comes in.

Forest Lake is envisioned to be the country’s neighborhood memorial park as it has the most number of memorial parks in the Philippines that is accessible in over 25 locations. Forest Lake is also one of the most trusted memorial care brands nationwide and here are a few reasons why it is important to plan ahead:

Planning pays off big time. Investment in memorial lots as early as now is highly recommended because its market value increases every year, similar to other real property investments. In times of emergencies, one may consider selling their memorial lot at a higher price. Should a loved one pass away, this lot may be used instead of buying a new one.

It’s one thing less to worry about in the future. While we can never predict when death will come, this is a long-term financial preparation. Having invested in a memorial lot is one thing less to worry about in case unforeseen circumstances, and gives you more time to complete other requirements and the sooner you can focus on grieving.

This investment property provides peace of mind. Memorial lots are the only real estate investment you can make that is protected against depreciation. Its value doesn’t become zero and it is good collateral since it is a tangible asset. With all of these benefits, you can say that investing in memorial lots can give you peace of mind.

At Forest Lake, you can be assured that a better place is truly waiting for you and your loved ones. To know more about Forest Lake’s memorial lots and other services, visit https://www.forestlakememorialparks.com/.
Photo Credit: forestlakememorialparks.com

PRC To Roll Out Saliva Test Drive-Thru Hubs In Pangasinan Malls

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) sets to open its saliva test drive-through hubs located in malls of Pangasinan.

PGH Chief First In PH To Receive Sinovac Shot

Dr. Gerardo “Gap” Legaspi, director of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), became the first person in the country to officially receive the Covid-19 vaccine.

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.

CoronaVac Vaccines To Be Transported To Cebu, Davao This Week

Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr. assured that frontline healthcare workers across the country will have equitable access to the China-donated Sinovac’s CoronaVac vaccines.

‘Pulong’ Gives Educational Aid To Over 1K Students

Davao City 1st District Rep. Paolo “Pulong” Duterte distributes educational assistance to over a thousand college students for the school year 2020-2021.

Thousands Of Mangroves Planted In Sarangani Bay Area

Sarangani stakeholders plant thousands of mangrove propagules in the coastal communities of Sarangani Bay in line with the upcoming 25th anniversary of its declaration as a protected seascape.

DA Secures Add’l Hog Deliveries For Metro Manila

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Best Vaccine Is Available Vaccine: Pasay Doc

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Malasakit Center In Dagupan City Serves 85K Patients

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AlphaMom Georgina Wilson Shares How To Raise Smart Children

Learn about Georgina Wilson's tips in raising smart kids.

Spotlight

Journalists From 4 Countries In Asia Discussed The Challenges In COVID-19

20 journalists from the four countries including the Philippines discuss “Post COVID-19: News Industry Transformation” during the 2nd Voice of Press (V.O.P.) Asia Media Forum.

Communities Are Better Prepared To Combat OSEC, Child Labor Trafficking

Several communities are now better equipped to fight Online Sexual Exploitations of Children with the help of World Vision.

SM, TESDA Train Farmers In Davao

225 farmers from Davao City completed their training under SM Foundation’s Kabalikat Sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on Sustainable Agriculture Program in Davao City.

Robinsons Retail Net Sales Hits ₱151 Billion In 2020 As E-Commerce Sales Rise

Robinsons Retail Holdings drops 7.3% of its net sales, however, its retail’s e-commerce sales continued to rise.

Lifestyle

You Can Now Score Farm Fresh Produce From Local Benguet Farmers Here In BGC!

Bonifacio Global City brings good quality Benguet staples at Bonifacio High Street through its "My Street High Street" initiative.

CoronaVac Jabs To Increase After First Day: DOH

More individuals are expected to receive the CoronaVac vaccine.

Filipinos Worry About Mental Health Of Students In Remote Learning-Research Firm

BluePrint.PH Facebook posts analysis resulted that education relates to the deaths by suicide is highly discussed among the country's 80 million Facebook users from March 2020 to January 2021 in the Philippines.

Only P60 A Month To Talk To A Doctor As Much As You Want

KonsultaMD is the newest trend to consult a doctor and paying only less than a hundred per month!

Entertainment

Bretman Rock Gears Up In His New MTV Reality Show

Bretman Rock is now holding his Filipino-American dream as he releases the trailer of his new MTV reality show on YT –Watch now!

GMA Network Wins Silver Anvil For COVID-19 Response Campaign

GMA Network's Covid-19 response campaign bags a Silver Anvil at the 56th Anvil Awards' Gabi ng Parangal.

“Monster Hunter” Opens In PH Cinemas This March

Get your popcorn ready! A new fantasy action thriller Monster Hunter, opens in Philippine cinemas in March!

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The Department of Health in Central Visayas conducts a Covid-19 vaccination simulation in Lapu-Lapu City to prepare the community for the actual inoculation program.

Bacolod City Allows Entry Of Non-Essential Travelers

Bacolod City has now allowed the entry of non-essential travelers, however, strict implementation of health protocols remains in place.

SC Looking At Other Vaccine Brands

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BARMM Health Exec Says Region Assured Of ‘Halal’ Vaccines

Muslims prefer "halal" vaccines or permissible to the Islam faith.

Over 3K Bacolod Health Workers To Get Initial Covid-19 Shots

Some 3,125 healthcare workers in Bacolod have been identified to be the first to avail of the Covid-19 vaccines developed by China’s Sinovac.

Travel

Boracay Tourists Still Need To Show Negative Swab Test

Tourists visiting Boracay are still required to show negative results of their swab tests.

Safe, Family-Friendly Vacations Are Top Priority For Filipinos: Airbnb Travel Survey

Airbnb's Philippines Travel Trends Survey 2021 states that family vacations are the primary reason to travel this year for 6 out of 10 Filipinos.

No More Quarantine For Travelers In Ilocos Sur

Ilocos Sur announces that quarantine is no longer required for travelers unless they exhibit symptoms of the Covid-19 upon arrival in the province.

DOT Seeks More Safe Travels Stamp Applications

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Motoring

AirAsia’s Teleport Partners With McDonald’s For Timely And Fast-Moving Deliveries

AirAsia’s Teleport and McDonald’s partner to support and ensure a fast-moving delivery of orders within the National Capital Region (NCR).

Motorcade Kicks Off Fire Prevention Month In Ilocos Norte

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) along with other entities join a motorcade to drumbeat awareness on fire safety and prevention this month.

Road Improvement Needed To Address Insurgency: PRRD

President Duterte sees the need to improve barangay roads in Mindanao, especially in the Caraga region, to address the insurgency in the place.