Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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?

Doblehin Ang Diskarte With Globe At Home’s Fastest Home Prepaid WiFi Ever!

Swak sa budget na WiFi ba para sa buong pamilya ang hanap mo? Narito na ang Advanced Home Prepaid WiFi ng Globe At Home!

Hundred Islands In Pangasinan Logs 93K Tourist Arrivals In 2020

Hundred Islands In Pangasinan Logs 93K Tourist Arrivals In 2020

Spotlight

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?

Doblehin Ang Diskarte With Globe At Home’s Fastest Home Prepaid WiFi Ever!

Swak sa budget na WiFi ba para sa buong pamilya ang hanap mo? Narito na ang Advanced Home Prepaid WiFi ng Globe At Home!

The City Tourism Office (CTO) here recorded 93,344 tourist arrivals in the Hundred Islands National Park (HINP) last year, 82-percent lower than the 522,907 tourist arrivals in 2019.

In an interview on Thursday, city tourism officer Miguel Sison said they are hoping for higher tourist arrivals this year with the renovations of guest houses and improvement at the HINP underway.

“Aside from renovations of guest houses, we are also constructing retreat houses in the nearby island of the Pilgrimage Island. So when the situation amid the pandemic permits, we will be opening it in time for the Holy Week,” he said.

Sison said the improvements and added attractions such as the three-dimensional paintings at the Lucap Wharf drew local tourists in the city.

“People go at the Lucap Wharf to just relax and chill,” he said.

Apart from the pandemic, Sison said the number of tourists at the HINP was also affected by the gale warnings.

“We are meeting with the Philippine Coast Guard to issue (a) special zone permit so that even though there is a gale warning up in the province, we may still allow large boats to ferry tourists in the safe areas in the islands,” he added.

Amid the decreased number of tourist arrivals, Sison admitted the income of tourism was also affected, especially the livelihood of vendors and boatmen among other stakeholders at the HINP.

“We prioritized them with the amelioration from the national government and assisted them in availing the TUPAD (Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers) benefits under the Department of Labor and Employment in coordination with the Department of Tourism,” he said. (PNA)

Bacolod City To Hit Measles, Polio Jabs Target: CHO

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Go: PRRD Reminds Gov’t To Buy ‘Safe, Effective’ Covid-19 Vax

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QC Eyes To Transform 30-Ha. Unused Land Into Farm Areas

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Gatchalian: Strict Health Protocols Should Remain Under MGCQ

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SMC Spends P1B To Vaccinate All 70,000 In Its Workforce For Free

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Attention Fur-Parents: Here’s A Free Guide For Your Pet Ownership Journey!

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CitiGlobal’s TCRS Cypress Tower Development, Now In Full Swing

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Spotlight

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?

Doblehin Ang Diskarte With Globe At Home’s Fastest Home Prepaid WiFi Ever!

Swak sa budget na WiFi ba para sa buong pamilya ang hanap mo? Narito na ang Advanced Home Prepaid WiFi ng Globe At Home!

Lifestyle

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

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Online Biz Promotes Local, Eco-Friendly Products

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Entertainment

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

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Travel

Palawan Eyes Reopening Of Calauit Safari Park In March

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Motoring

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