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Customs vows to speed up release of face masks

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The Bureau of Customs (BOC) agreed to speed up the processing and release of shipments of surgical masks amid the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “The Commissioner (Rey Leonardo Guerrero) has ordered for prompt processi...

DOT says it is still safe to hold festivals

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The Department of Tourism (DOT) said it remains safe to hold festivals and public gatherings in the country, despite the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat made the remarks after the Departme...

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MMFF set to announce official entries for first summer Metro Manila filmfest 

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it will announce on March 2 the official entries for the first Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). Danilo Lim, MMDA and MMFF over-all chairman, said they have received many entries for the sum...

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Navotas organizes free civil wedding

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Navotas City organized free civil wedding for 36 couples on Feb. 14. The Kasalang Bayan, done regularly on Valentine’s Day and on the cityhood anniversary of Navotas, aims to legalize marriage of couples who have been living together. “Most of you have been together for more than ...

Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Manila takes safety precautions amid nCoV scare

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Due to the concerns surrounding the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), safety measures will be in place for the entire duration of the upcoming Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Manila 2020 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City, Metro Manila from February 14 to 24, 2020. The team behind the Big Bad...

Manila to recognize ‘cleanest and greenest’ barangays

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Manila has launched a search for the “cleanest and greenest” barangay in every district of the nation’s capital, according to Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso. According to the search mechanics Domagoso shared, the winning barangays will each be given a cash pr...

Taguig school promotes waste segregation

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A school in Taguig City encourages students to watch over their parents’ compliance with proper garbage segregation at home as part of their elective subjects. The Bantay-Magulang Waste Management Project was strongly supported by the parents, teachers, and student-leaders during it...

CCP cancels 'Pasinaya' on concerns over coronavirus

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The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) announced the cancellation of this year’s Pasinaya festival. The Multi-Arts Festival is originally scheduled on February 7 to 9 at various CCP venues. “Mindful of public health and safety, the Cultural Center of the Philippines regretfu...

Bilbiling Mandaluyong 2020 crowned

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Isang masayang gabi na naman ang ating natunghayan sa katatapos lang na Bilbiling Mandaluyong 2020 kung saan nagpasiklab ang ating mga bigating kalahok mula sa iba't ibang barangay. Pinasimulan din natin ang Bilbiling Mandaluyong, labing tatlong taon na ang nakakaraan kung saan maraming kilalan...

Austria holds photo exhibit in Intramuros to promote diversity

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The Austrian Embassy in Manila is organizing an international photo exhibit this January to promote cross-cultural harmony and understanding. “We are delighted to unveil our Lomography exhibit We Are One in Intramuros. Now, more than ever we need to magnify voices and stories of peace, harmon...

Taguig to hold Kasalang Bayan on Feb. 15 

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Taguig City's  Civil Registry Office is inviting 30 Taguigeño couples to a garden-themed mass wedding.  The special occasion will be held on February 15, Saturday, at the Employees Park (at the back of the Taguig City Hall). Interested participants may visit the Civil Registry...

AB Securities offers free seminar on stock investments

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AB Capital Securities is holding a free introductory seminar on the Philippine Stock Market on January 29, 4 p.m. at the brokerage firm's headquarters in Bonifacio Global City. To get tickets, just head to the event’s page on the company’s website and register.  The free semina...

Quezon City prepares for Chinese New Year festivities on Jan. 26

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Quezon City will host the Chinese New Year celebration to usher in the “Year of the Metal Rat” on January 26, starting 3 p.m. in Banawe, which is identified by feng shui experts as an "area of prosperity”. Mayor Joy Belmonte will lead the celebration with People's Re...