Events

EU colors to light up Rizal Park for Europe Day

MANILA–The Rizal Monument and the Musical Dancing Fountain in Rizal Park will be illuminated in the European Union flag blue and yellow colors on Sunday in celebration of Europe Day.Europe Day is a celebration of peace and unity held every May 9, which also marks the anniversary of the... Read More

PGH Covid-19 Center marks 2 years with ‘front-liner’ paintings

MANILA – The Philippine General Hospital marked its second year of being designated as the National Covid-19 Referral Center on March 30, 2022, with the unveiling of three big paintings by renowned artist Roberto Sanchez.The paintings depict the struggles of PGH front-liners that responded to... Read More

2 classic brands give back to loyal customers amid pandemic

MANILA– Two classic and iconic brands are partnering to give back to their customers who have remained loyal despite the challenges of the pandemic in the past two years.For a limited run, FILA and Starbucks will give free fashionable and functional items inspired by their iconic hues and... Read More

PMFTC named PH top employer on 3rd consecutive year

TAGUIG CITY – PMFTC, Inc., the local affiliate of Philip Morris International, was certified as a Top Employer in the Philippines for the third consecutive year.This is a further acknowledgment of PMI’s excellence in people practices, firmly establishing the company among the ranks of... Read More

Post Office “Express Pada-LOVE” launches on Valentine’s Day

MANILA – The Philippine Postal Corporation (Post Office) brings back Express Pada-LOVE on Valentine’s Day.Not even Covid-19 can stop the Post Office from sending love this Valentine season.This year, the Post Office continues its tradition of sending flowers, chocolates, stuffed toys,... Read More

DENR gives Christmas cheers to indigent PCMC patients

MANILA – In line with its ComPassion Project and continuing stakeholder partnership, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently conducted a gift-giving activity for the indigent patients of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC).The DENR ComPassion... Read More

PH Post Office features 'Paskong Pilipino 2021' in postage stamps

MANILA – The Philippine Postal Corporation (Post Office) unveiled the “Paskong Pilipino” 2021 (Filipino Christmas 2021) for the first time in a concert that features the world-famous Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra held in front of the majestic and historic Manila Central Post... Read More

Malabon Zoo to benefit from Post Office, AAP art tilt

MANILA – The Philippine Postal Corporation (Post Office), Art Association of the Philippines Inc. (AAP) and Malabon Zoo signed a Tripartite Memorandum of Agreement to help Malabon Zoo that is in need of support and sustenance following its closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic health... Read More

QC pandemic heroes recognized

MANILA – The Quezon City government honored and recognized six individuals and six organizations for their exemplary deeds amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic as part of the city’s 82nd founding anniversary.During the Manuel Luis Quezon Gawad Parangal 2021 at the Elements,... Read More

PH Post Office marks World Post Day Oct. 9

MANILA – The Philippine Postal Corporation (Post Office) is proud to celebrate “World Post Day” on Oct. 9, 2021, in solidarity with Postal Workers around the World in serving communities in times of crisis.World Post Day is celebrated each year in connection with the anniversary of... Read More

Catholics celebrate birth of Blessed Virgin Mary

MANILA – Amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, Filipino Catholics on Wednesday joined the entire Christendom to celebrate the birth of the Blessed Mother, bombarding heaven with prayers asking the Virgin Mary of her powerful intercession to stop the deadly virus that has so... Read More

EU educ fair promotes higher learning amid pandemic

MANILA – The Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines will connect Filipino students to universities in Europe through its annual education fair.The pandemic’s challenges should not stop the pursuit of higher education, the group said in a statement issued on Friday."Since... Read More

ASEAN’s 54th founding anniversary commemorated in Kenya

NAIROBI – The momentous occasion of the 54th Founding Anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) was commemorated by the Asean Nairobi Committee (ANC) through a special flag-raising ceremony on Aug. 18, 2021 at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia.The Philippine... Read More

Priest urges faithful to do penance, pray Rosary to stop pandemic

MANILA – A priest called on the faithful to do penance and bombard heaven with prayers, especially the Rosary to stop the deadly Covid-19 hounding mankind for over a year now.The urgent call was made by Fr. Carlos Reyes of the Fatima Catholic Parish Church in Mandaluyong City on the 104th... Read More

180 boys in Biñan benefit from ISDA ‘Operation Tuli’

MANILA – Members of the Inday Sara Dutere Ako (ISDA)-Volunteer Support Group conducted a free circumcision operation for young boys in Barangay Langkiwa, Biñan City, Laguna on July 10.Attended by 180 boys age eight to 15 at Southville 5A Elementary School, the medical mission was... Read More

Cebu airport hosts Asia’s biggest outdoor car show

CEBU CITY– The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will, for the first time, showcase cars as it hosts the 10thedition of the "Bumper to Bumper (B2B)" event in Cebu.In a statement, the GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) said the event slated on Saturday and Sunday (June 5-6) at... Read More

Mexico bags 3rd Miss Universe crown

MANILA – Mexico's Andrea Meza beat 73 other candidates to take home the 69th Miss Universe crown and her country’s third at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida on Sunday (Monday, PH time).The 26-year-old Meza succeeded South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi, who was... Read More

PH ‘Bangkóta’ launches game-based learning in Expo 2020 Dubai

MANILA – In the run-up to the opening of Expo 2020 Dubai on October 1, 2021, the Philippines integrates its deep story of cultural sustainability with the power of technology through highly engaging, interactive digital mobile applications that will take visitors on a journey of discovery,... Read More

‘ISDA’ holds month-long outreach to mark Sara’s birth month

MANILA – Members of “Inday Sara Duterte Ako (ISDA) volunteer support group have lined up several outreach activities during the whole month of May in celebration of Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Z. Duterte’s birth month,.The group, which has been calling for Mayor Sara to consider... Read More

ISDA volunteer group honors ordinary Pinoys

MANILA – Volunteer group “Inday Sara Duterte Ako” (ISDA) honored ordinary Filipinos in simultaneous activities in time for the celebration of the 79th Araw ng Kagitingan on April 9.Dubbed “Sharing and caring never stops, anytime, all the time!”, the simultaneous... Read More