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Filipino-Australian model bags Miss Philippines World 2016 crown

A Filipino-Australian model was crowned last night the country’s representative to the upcoming Miss World 2016 beauty tilt in Washington DC in December. Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray, 22 topped the list of winners among the 23 contestants during the pageant held at the Manila Hotel Tent on Sunday night. Gray’s […]

These 3 PH islands made it to a New York magazine’s World’s Best list

In an annual survey conducted by New York-based Travel + Leisure magazine, readers were asked to rate destinations all over the world according to their activities, sights, natural attractions, beaches, food, friendliness and overall value. Results revealed that Palawan hurdled the top rank after receiving the highest score among readers […]

Bicolana lass reigns as Cebu’s Sinulog 2016 Festival Queen

A Bicolana stunner from Placer town of Masbate reigns as Sinulog 2016 Festival Queen. Cynthia Thomalla, the fairest of all contenders is a tourism student. The lucky lady also won eight special awards including Miss Photogenic, SM Sinulog Festival Queen, Miss OLX Philippines, Miss Kokuryo Cosmetics, Yamaha Rev Queen, Miss […]

73 Provinces to get road rehab funds for P6.5-B in 2016 GAA

The Philippine government has appropriated P6.5 billion in the 2016 General Appropriation Act (GAA) for the rehabilitation and upgrading of provincial roads in 73 provinces. The Department of Budget confirmed the allocation of funds is performance-based with the recipient provinces chosen on compliance with good governance standards. Dubbed KALSADA (Konkreto […]

Survey says Filipinos are optimistic during the Yuletide season

Survey says Pinoy’s have sustained optimism during the Yuletide season as revealed by the result of a survey recently conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS). The SWS survey revealed that seven out of ten adult Filipinos expect a happy Christmas and 77 per cent of the 1,200 respondents believe […]

Miss Universe 2015 is Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach

Miss Universe 2015 is Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach !!! But wait there was a mix-up. Ms.Universe emcee, game show host, Steve Harvey announced the name of Miss Colombia as the winner instead of Wurtzbach. A major blunder, indeed! VIDEO: The moment the wrong @MissUniverse was crowned on LIVE television… […]

State employees to receive performance bonus starting June 1

MANILA, May 16 — State employees with permanent status, even with new hires employed at least four months before May 31st 2015, are poised to receive beginning June 1, 2015 productivity bonus equivalent to one-month salary. Some P30.65 billion has been allocated under the 2015 general appropriatons for the performance-based […]

3 Bicolanos get organic agricultural board seats

3 Bicolanos get organic agricultural board seats PILI, Camarines Sur, Jan. 25 -– Three Bicolano advocates of natural farming are now part of the government’s policy-making body that provides direction and general guidelines for the implementation of the country’s national organic agriculture program. Dr. Georgina Bordado, Mariano Racelis and Fr. […]

Miss PH Mary Jean Lastimosa among top picks in MU

Miss PH Mary Jean Lastimosa among top picks in MU After the preliminaty presensention last Wednesday of the candidates to the 63rd Miss Universe pageant, Mary Jean Lastimosa of the Philippines garnered more likers. Will she bring home the crown? Her performance more than showed her being prepared for the […]

PHLPost offers cheapest rate for domestic money transfer

MANILA,Dec. 1– Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) offers the cheapest rate for domestic money transfer this holiday season as it launches Pamaskong Handog “Piso Padala” promo on electronic postal money order. The public can send electronic money order at any participating post offices, for a flat rate of one (Php 1.00) […]

SSS pensioners and beneficiaries to get 13th month bonus

Quezon City, Nov. 28 — Good news for the 1.9 million pensioners of the Social Security System who are bound to receive their 13th month pay this December as part of the tradition which began in 1998. The total amount of SSS fund for release will amount to P6 billion. […]

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Juban, Irosin Towns Get Flood Warning System from Germany

Juban, Sorsogon (PNA) — A German agency is providing a flood warning system along a major river that serves as flood path of rain water coming from the slope of Mt. Bulusan. To be put up along Cadac-an River, which stretches from the lower slope of the volcano and traverses […]

State employees to receive performance bonus starting June 1

MANILA, May 16 — State employees with permanent status, even with new hires employed at least four months before May 31st 2015, are poised to receive beginning June 1, 2015 productivity bonus equivalent to one-month salary. Some P30.65 billion has been allocated under the 2015 general appropriatons for the performance-based […]

Top Ten of November 2013 Civil Engineer Licensure Examination

Top Ten of November 2013 Civil Engineer Licensure Examination The successful examinees who garnered the ten (10) highest places in the November 2013 Civil Engineer Licensure Examination are the following: RANK N A M E SCHOOL RATING(%) 1 PAUL MARION JOAQUIN DEMAPELIS UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS 96.90 2 GERARD PAUL […]

December 2013 Dentist Licensure Examination results

December 2013 Dentist Licensure Examination results The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 271 out of 580 passed the November 2013 Dentist Licensure Examination (Written Phase) and 265 out of 281 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination (Practical Phase) given by the Board of Dentistry in Manila this December 2013. The […]

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State employees to receive performance bonus starting June 1

MANILA, May 16 — State employees with permanent status, even with new hires employed at least four months before May 31st 2015, are poised to receive beginning June 1, 2015 productivity bonus equivalent to one-month salary. Some P30.65 billion has been allocated under the 2015 general appropriatons for the performance-based […]

Bicolanas Win Mutya ng Pilipinas Crowns

Two lovely Bicolanas took the win in the just concluded Mutya ng Piipinas 2010 beauty pageant. Carla Lizardo and Ashley McGarry shared the stage with two distinct crowns at the end of the pageant.

DepEd to prioritize NCR, Region 5 and CAR for toxic-free schools program

MANILA, — The Department of Education is prioritizing the National Capital Region, Bicol and the Cordillera Administrative Region for the implementation of the Toxics-Free Schools Program (TFSP) for school year 2014-2015. Under a memorandum of agreement signed on Friday, DepEd has partnered with the environmental group BAN Toxics to prevent […]

Albay Inmates Handcraft and Sell Beautiful Christmas Lanterns

The past weeks, Albay inmates had been busy doing “assembly” of the always popular, but traditional Bicol parol (Christmas lanterns) made of bamboo and adorned/wrapped with Japanese paper in various colors, shades, cut and design. The end product are hundreds of cute, small and big, five-pronged-star of a Christmas decor.

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