Thursday, January 28, 2021

Synergeia Rolls Out Assessment Tests To Gauge Learning During Pandemic

With these new assessment tests, we'll finally know if distance education is indeed effective amid a pandemic.

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Manila Cathedral To Open Blessed Souls Chapel For ‘Undas’ Prayers

Manila Cathedral To Open Blessed Souls Chapel For ‘Undas’ Prayers

Spotlight

Synergeia Rolls Out Assessment Tests To Gauge Learning During Pandemic

With these new assessment tests, we'll finally know if distance education is indeed effective amid a pandemic.

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

The Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, commonly known as the Manila Cathedral, is opening its Blessed Souls Chapel for over a month to the public starting Thursday, for the commemoration of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day.

“From Oct. 1 to Nov. 9, the Blessed Souls Chapel inside the Manila Cathedral dedicated for prayers for the departed will be open to the public,” the basilica said in a Facebook post on Wednesday.

The public can offer prayers for their dearly departed since cemeteries are ordered closed during the “Undas”.

“This is a response to Bishop Broderick Pabillo’s call to make our churches welcome places of prayer and consolation as cemeteries will be closed during the time of Undas. Mass intentions for the souls of the faithful departed can be offered in front of the marble relief of Mary, Refuge of Sinners,” it added.

The faithful can also light candles for their departed loved ones.

“You can also light votive candles for our beloved dead in front of the exact replica of Michaelangelo’s Pietá,” it added.

The government earlier announced that all public and private cemeteries, memorial parks, and columbariums in the county would be closed from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, to prevent mass gatherings amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.

Various local government units, meanwhile, have allowed people to visit their departed loved ones before and after these dates and allowed limited visitor capacity in these places. (PNA)

QC To Consult Health Professionals On Easing Age Restrictions

QC Mayor Joy Belmonte relies on health professionals as to what age will be restricted in the areas under GCQ.

PNP’s One-Stop Shop In MOA Part Of ‘New Normal’

PNP opens an extension office of the Civil Security Group (CSG) at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) as part of the ongoing efforts to adjust to the "new normal," citing the benefit of the One-Stop-Shop.

PH Secures 40M Free Covid-19 Shots From COVAX

Pinas makakatanggap ng libreng Covid-19 vaccine mula sa COVAX.

US Rejoins WHO

US President Joe Biden signs an executive order to discontinue the withdrawal partnership from World Health Organization (WHO) that Ex-President Donald Trump initiated last year.

Borongan City Eyes 90K Covid-19 Vaccine Doses

Borongan Mayor Jose Ivan Dayan Agda said the city plans to purchase the AstraZeneca vaccine, hoping to be included in the second batch of procurement.

DOH Sets Feb. Measles, Polio Vaccination In C. Luzon

Free measles, rubella, and polio vaccines for children aged 0-59 months will roll out in Central Luzon on Feb.1!

Lapid Pushes To Integrate Internet Infrastructure In Gov’t Road Projects

Sen. Lito Lapid files a bill to integrate the construction of internet infrastructures in all government road projects.

Davao City Posts Highest Single-Day Record Of 105 Recoveries

Davao City has recorded 105 Covid-19 patients recovered in one day, the highest since the pandemic started.

12 Mindanao Fishing Villages Receive Aid From MinDA

More equipments, more fishing!

Pangasinan Celebrates Bible Week Amid Pandemic

Philippines Bible Society (PBS) distributed 300 Bibles to front-liners in line with the celebration of Bible Week in Pangasinan.

Spotlight

Synergeia Rolls Out Assessment Tests To Gauge Learning During Pandemic

With these new assessment tests, we'll finally know if distance education is indeed effective amid a pandemic.

Save The Children Philippines, BARMM Forge Partnership To Fulfill Children’s Rights

Save the Children Philippines brings hope to protect children from the horrors of gun battles especially in parts of Muslim Mindanao.

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Lifestyle

The Life-Long Impact Of Brain Development In A Child’s First 5 Years

Interesting! Let's know how the first five years of a child's brain determines his success in the future.

Hendrick’s Gin Celebrates Love And Romance With The Perfect Pair This Valentine’s Day

Hendrick’s has something for you this coming Valentine's Day!

POND’S And Shopee Deliver ‘Smarter Skincare’ With First AI-Powered Chatbot

Customers can now interact with PONDS chatbot in Shopee as they launch their 'Smarter Skincare Just For You!'

Yellow Cab Introduces Its New Thin Crust Pizza, Starting At Just P249

New year new taste. Yellow Cab's New York Style Thin Crust Pizza is now available. The price starts at P249!

Entertainment

8 Family K-Dramas You Can Enjoy Over Lunas New Year

K-Drama is life! Time to add these K-Dramas to your list!

Award-Winning Film “Quezon’s Game” To Stream Worldwide On iWantTFC This January 27

Atin 'to! The historical movie "Quezon's Game" finally comes home to the Philippines and streams globally on iWantTFC beginning January 27.

Jamie Lends Her Voice For Inspirational Song “We Give Our Yes”

Diva Jamie Rivera's "We Give Our Yes" is the official song of the 500th anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines celebration.

More Stories

Salceda Files Bill To Modernize Gov’t Services

Albay Representative Joey Salceda files a bill seeking to streamline inefficient government processes to modernize the delivery of citizen services.

Palace Tackles Proposed Price Cap On Pork, Other Food Products

Mas magmamahal pa kaya ang presyo ng baboy?

DA To Mass-Produce New Test Kits For ASF In February

Good news! Rapid test kits for African swine fever will soon be available!

Duterte Wants Kids Aged 10-14 To Stay Inside Homes

Dapat nga bang hindi muna lumabas ng bahay ang mga batang ang edad ay sa pagitan ng 10-14?

LGUs Urged To Step Up Covid-19 Vaccine Info Campaign

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges Local government units (LGUs) to exert more efforts informing the public about the government's Covid-19 vaccination program.

Travel

Bicol Int’l Airport Now 72.2% Complete

Malapit nang magkaroon ng airport sa Bicol!

Vaccinated People Still Need To Follow Travel Protocols

Nabakunahan man o hindi tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang pagsunod ng travel health protocols, ayon kay Duque.

Panagbenga 2021 Postponed Due To Pandemic

Walang Panagbenga ngayong taon. 🙁

Radisson Hotel Group Rises Above Challenges To Add 84 New Hotels Across Asia Pacific

Radisson Hotel Group adds 84 new hotels and resorts, covering eight of its distinct brands.

Motoring

MRT-3 Now Equipped With Touchless Temperature Scanners

“Automatic” and “touchless” temperature scanners are installed for passengers of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) as part of the rail service’s measures against the Covid-19.

13 Ilocos Region Bus Routes Resume Operations

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) now resumes point-to-point public transport in 13 modified routes.

Over 421K OFWs Served Via ‘Hatid Tulong’

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) transports stranded OFWs in Metro Manila back to their provinces by the ‘Hatid Tulong’ government program.