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PCSO donates P1 million to Tondo hospital

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The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) had donated P1 million to the Gat Andres Bonifacio Memorial Medical Center (GABMMC) in Tondo, Manila. PCSO General Manager Royina Garma said the P1-million aid will be used to improve the operations o...

GRAB Book Donation Project

Grab spearheads book donation

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Users of the ridesharing application of Grab Philippines (Grab) may now donate books to those in need following the launching of its GraBuklat app on Wednesday. In cooperation with another private organization, Teach for the Philippines, Grab said i...

DPWH declogging of canals

DPWH dredges 2.4 million meters of canals

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reported that a total of 2.4 million linear meters of culverts and canals have been cleaned, cleared, desilted, and declogged from January to June 2019 in different areas nationwide. Citing the...

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PHLPost issues special stamp to mark 100 years of PH Cinema 

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The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) issued a commemorative stamp called “SANDAAN - Celebrating 100 Years of Philippine Cinema.” According to PHLPost, the commemorative stamp depicts the logo of SANDAAN appearing on a sty...

Philharmonic Orchestra to hold free concert in Manila

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 12, 2019 loyalty

The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra will perform for free at the Kartilya ng Katipunan, Andres Bonifacio Monument at 5 pm on September 27, 2019. This was announced by Manila City Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso in a press conference at the Cultural Center of the Philippines....

AnakTV opens SineBata 2019 video competition

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The Anak TV is now accepting entries for the 2019 SineBata national video competition. Anak TV is an advocacy organization whose prime objective is to promote child sensitive and family friendly television in the country. SineBata is one of its significant yearly projects that showc...

Martha Stewart tours Manila

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Celebrity chef and entrepreneur Martha Stewart toured some of Manila's landmarks before speaking to a group of businessmen at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso accompanied the American lifestyle expert and television ...

Philharmonic Orchestra to stage free Manila concert

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After the launching of the ‘Cine Kartilya’, a free public showing on Friday at the historic Bonifacio Shrine, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno bared the famed Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra also offered to play for Manila residents for free. Moreno said the public may soon be treated to a fr...

TESDA to air radio program in the regions soon

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The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will start airing its radio program, "TESDA Abot Lahat" in the regions soon.  Chief TESDA specialist, and "TESDA Abot Lahat" host Floramel Joy Songsong said the radio program will provide a "regional flav...

Jiggy Manicad returns to TV to promote agripreneurship

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Veteran broadcast journalist Jiggy Manicad returned to television to empower the next generation of Filipino farmers through agripreneurship. As the new host of the show AgriPreneur on GMA7, Manicad aims to "make agriculture great again" by promoting agri-business and the latest innovatio...

MMSFF to be held on 2020

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The MMFF (Metro Manila Film Festival) Executive Committee approved in its session last July 10, 2019 the proposition of Senator Christopher Lawrence Go to hold a second edition of the MMFF to assist the local film industry arrest the decreasing viewership of Filipino movies brought about by the infl...

First official entries to 45th MMFF bared

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The largest, most popular, and highly anticipated 45th Metro Manila Film Festival is off to a great start as the first four official entries have been revealed. The first four films that will form part of the official eight entries to the MMFF 2019 are: (K) AMPON of Quantum Films, starring Der...

Robin Padilla joins military as reservist

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Actor Robin Padilla has announced plans to join the military as a reservist, an official of the Philippine Army revealed on Sunday. Army spokesperson Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala welcomed Padilla’s intention to join the Army Reserve Component, urging everyone to follow suit. “We welcome his (...