• 10-Year Passport Validity to Take Effect January 2018

    MANILA — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday signed the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10928 which extends the validity of the Philippine passport to 10 years. The Secretary Cayetano disclosed ...

  • Russian Embassy Promotes Coron as Tourist Destination

    PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev wants to promote the town of Coron to vacationing Russians as a tourism destination. Khovaev, who arrived Tuesday in the municipality for a three-day cultural ...

  • PAL to tighten security measures for US-bound passengers

    MANILA — Flag carrier Philippine Airlines on Monday started the dry-run of tighter security measures for US-bound passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2. This means passengers can expect additional check-in procedures as part ...

  • Visa-free entry to boost PH-Taiwan tourism ties

    MANILA — Tourist arrivals in Taiwan and the Philippines are expected to double following the former’s decision to grant Filipinos visa-free entry. “We are hoping that the number of tourists between our two countries will double in ...

Senate Bill Seeks Job Security for AFP Reservists

MANILA — A Senate measure was filed seeking to ensure that members of the reserve force of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) would be reinstated to their careers by the end of their required military ...

AboitizPower sustains strong foothold in hydropower business

On the back of a strong demand for renewable energy (RE), AboitizPower continues to ramp up its portfolio of generation facilities across the Philippines. AboitizPower’s subsidiary, SN AboitizPower, has completed the commissioning of its 8.5-megawatt (MW) Maris Main Canal 1 ...

Allacapan, Cagayan in State of Calamity following ‘Odette’

The Sangguniang Bayan of Allacapan, Cagayan declared the province under a state of calamity after Tropical Storm Odette immersed 27 villages in floodwaters and destroyed 9,680 hectares of rice fields, Friday. In a special session, the ...

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PHL, Mexico to explore free trade, currency accords

Top oficials of the Philippines and Mexico have agreed to explore free trade and currency agreements to further strengthen bilateral ties and facilitate economic transactions between the two countries.   Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III and Mexican Ambassador ...
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US scientists predict more big earthquakes in 2018

WASHINGTON — If a prediction by two US scientists are true, then the world could see an increase in the number of strong earthquakes in 2018 and the next few years. Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado ...
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AboitizPower sustains strong foothold in hydropower business

On the back of a strong demand for renewable energy (RE), AboitizPower continues to ramp up its portfolio of generation facilities across the Philippines. AboitizPower’s subsidiary, SN AboitizPower, has completed the commissioning of its 8.5-megawatt (MW) Maris Main Canal 1 hydroelectric power ...
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Possible sabotage behind recent MRT mishap

The Department if Transportation (DOTr) has released a statement stating that the “train detachment” incident that happened at the MRT-3 Ayala station yesterday, 16 November 2017 may have been a deliberate attempt to sabotage the train operations. According to ...
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Sabotage eyed in MRT coach detachment

MANILA, November 17, 2017 — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) today raised the possibility of sabotage in the train detachment incident that occurred yesterday at the MRT-3 Ayala Station. In a statement, the DOTr said initial investigation showed ...
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Inquirer uses 10-year old data on fake news report about new railway project

The Philippine Daily Inquirer, which prides itself with being “fearless” and “balanced,” has once again shown that it can be neither when it comes to reporting about the Duterte administration. In a news report titled, “New rail projects ...
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Star shuts down NLEX to get crack at QF bonus

Minda Nation September 24, 2017
MANILA — Jio Jalalon just crossed the halfcourt line with less than a second left in the third quarter and had to throw ...

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10-Year Passport Validity to Take Effect January 2018

Minda Nation 29 days ago
MANILA — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday signed the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10928 which ...

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Healthy Ampalaya with Egg

MindaNation August 11, 2017
Ingredients 1 medium sized onion (sliced thinly) 4 small tomatoes (sliced thinly) 4 cloves garlic (crushed) 1/2 ampalaya/bitter gourd (sliced thinly) 2 ...

AboitizPower sustains strong foothold in hydropower business

On the back of a strong demand for renewable energy (RE), AboitizPower continues to ramp up its portfolio of generation facilities across the Philippines. AboitizPower’s subsidiary, ...
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