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Cebu Pacific Resumes Manila-Incheon Seoul Flights

Cebu Pacific Advisory, as of July 28, 2020; 4:40pm: Cebu Pacific will resume flights from Manila to Incheon (Seoul), South Korea on August 6, 2020. However, passengers will not be allowed to travel from Incheon to Manila. Below is the international flight schedule of Cebu Pacific: 5J 18 / Manila-Dubai / Every Sunday / 6:55pm… Continue reading Cebu Pacific Resumes Manila-Incheon Seoul Flights

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Globe Heeds President’s Call to Improve Telco Services

Multi-billion dollar investments in network have improved services but challenges remain. In a statement by Globe Telecom, it revealed that the company heeds the call of the President to improve telco services. Service performance and increased consumer demand for data are the key reasons why the company has been investing billions of dollars to upgrade… Continue reading Globe Heeds President’s Call to Improve Telco Services

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Motorcycle Separator May Compromise Rider Safety

In an article by ABS CBN News, the country’s top motorcycle manufacturers all made a joint statement regarding the installment of a ‘pillion shield’ on motorcycles. Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Yamaha all stated that the said shield is hazardous to passengers and can possibly void the warranty of brand-new motorcycles. It may be recalled that… Continue reading Motorcycle Separator May Compromise Rider Safety

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3 Million Workers Affected by Pandemic

In a report by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), an estimated three million workers are affected by the recent COVID pandemic. A total of 3,023,587 workers have reportedly loss income as well as employment due to the global health emergency. This is after 107,148 establishments temporarily closed or have adopted flexible work arrangements… Continue reading 3 Million Workers Affected by Pandemic

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“Sell ABS CBN if you love 11,000 workers” – Villafuerte

Just recently, House Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund Villafuerte Jr. urged the Lopez family to just “sell ABS CBN” if they love their 11,000 workers. It may be recalled that the lower chamber’s legislative franchise committee has rejected the renewal of ABS CBN’s 25-year franchise. Moreover, in an interview with ABS CBN, the Camarines Sur 2nd… Continue reading “Sell ABS CBN if you love 11,000 workers” – Villafuerte

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DTI: Online Barter Trade is Illegal

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez recently warned the public to not engage in ‘online barter trade’. It may be recalled that some netizens resorted to online barter to exchange their things at home for something they really need. Lopez stresses that it is ‘unusual’ for urban communities to resort to ‘barter… Continue reading DTI: Online Barter Trade is Illegal

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AC Energy Philippines Submits Environmental Management Plan

Just recently, AC Energy Philippines submitted its environmental management plan (EMP) to the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) detailing the plans to address the environmental impact of the oil spill. It may be recalled that nearly 48,000 liters of oil spilled into Iloilo waters after an incident at the… Continue reading AC Energy Philippines Submits Environmental Management Plan

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‘Public Responsibility’: Garin Decries Willful Misrepresentation, Fake News on Franchise Hearing

“My intentions for raising certain issues I mentioned on Monday during the ABS CBN hearing have been questioned. I have received both praises and flak for my interpellation and I welcome that - that is the price we have to pay as public servants.” Official reaction from Iloilo First District Representative Janette Loreto Garin following… Continue reading ‘Public Responsibility’: Garin Decries Willful Misrepresentation, Fake News on Franchise Hearing

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Palawan Voted 2020 Best Island in the World

In a social media post by the Department of Tourism – Philippines, Palawan reclaimed its title as the ‘Best Island in the World’, as voted in a poll by Travel + Leisure, a renowned travel publication. “Palawan reclaimed its rightful place in the World’s Best Awards. The citation as the Best Island in the World… Continue reading Palawan Voted 2020 Best Island in the World

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‘Junk Food Tax’ Eyed to Aid COVID Funds

Senators are currently eyeing the imposition of taxes on ‘junk food’ to help raise funds that will alleviate the economic impact of COVID. However, senators stressed that taxes must be carefully calibrated. “The other possible sin tax that government may possibly look at is from junk food, which has zero nutritional value and targets the… Continue reading ‘Junk Food Tax’ Eyed to Aid COVID Funds