National News

DOH on ‘No Vaccine, No Work’

DOH on ‘No Vaccine, No Work’: The Department of Health urges employers to rethink the ‘no vaccination, no work’ policy due to vaccine shortage. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire aired her thoughts in an interview on ‘Unang Balita’. “Kung marami po ang bakuna, siguro po ‘yan ang magiging ideal na patakaran. Pero sa ngayon po… Continue reading DOH on ‘No Vaccine, No Work’

National News

‘No Vaccination, No Work’ Policy is Illegal

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) firmly states that the ‘no vaccination, no work’ policy is illegal. According to Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, in a virtual press briefing, there is no legal basis for the policy. “It is not legal for employers to require the employee to be vaccinated (against COVID-19) before they… Continue reading ‘No Vaccination, No Work’ Policy is Illegal

Travel Guide

2GO Travel Now Offers More Payment Options on Web Booking

2GO Payment Options: 2GO Travel, the Philippines’ largest premier sea travel provider, has activated more than twenty online and offline payment channels for a safer and more convenient ticket booking experience for its passengers. “The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the trend towards a cashless economy as more customers prefer cashless payments over banknotes,” 2GO Assistant… Continue reading 2GO Travel Now Offers More Payment Options on Web Booking

National News

‘Wag Choosy’: Expert Urges Public to Get Vaccinated in PH

Get Vaccinated in PH: In an article published in the Manila Times, microbiologist Dr. Nina Gloriani explains the importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19. She stresses that there is no time for the public to be choosy especially that there are now three vaccines given the green light for emergency use in the country -… Continue reading ‘Wag Choosy’: Expert Urges Public to Get Vaccinated in PH

National News

Globe, DITO Telecommunity Ink Interconnection Deal 

Anchored on improving customer experience and services, Philippine telecommunications players Globe and DITO Telecommunity inked an interconnection deal linking subscribers of both telcos. The interconnection agreement covers domestic mobile calls and SMS enabling Globe’s customers to make mobile calls, send SMS with DITO Telecommunity's customers without additional charges. The interconnection is expected to commence next… Continue reading Globe, DITO Telecommunity Ink Interconnection Deal 

Shopping

Peddlr App to Revolutionize Philippine MSME

Peddlr app is set to revolutionize micro, small, and medium enterprises in the country with its unique features and services. Dubbed as the ‘smartest selling tool ever’, the app accelerates ease of doing business online. It is created by a tech company based in the country and is set to jumpstart MSME to the digital… Continue reading Peddlr App to Revolutionize Philippine MSME

Iloilo Holidays

Special Working and Non-Working Holidays 2021

President Rodrigo Duterte recently issued Proclamation No.1107 (amending Proclamation No.986) declaring the regular holidays and special (non-working) days for the year 2021. They are the following: Regular Holidays 2021: New Year’s Day (1 January, Friday) Araw ng Kagitingan (9 April, Friday) Maundy Thursday (1 April, Thursday) Good Friday (2 April, Friday) Labor Day (1 May,… Continue reading Special Working and Non-Working Holidays 2021

Local News

Vaccine in Iloilo City (Live Updates)

Vaccine in Iloilo City. “Kamo lang anay una,” seems to be the unified response of Ilonggos when asked if they would be willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The vaccine is expected to arrive later this year, but would there be any willing recipient? Here, we list updates about COVID-19 vaccine in Iloilo. Iloilo City… Continue reading Vaccine in Iloilo City (Live Updates)

National News

Globe: Bringing Widest 5G Network in the Philippines

5G Philippines: Globe leads the 5G supremacy race in the Philippines with 1,069 areas across the country now with this latest generation in wireless technology.  At present, Globe has the widest 5G footprint in the country owing to the company's aggressive network builds and site upgrades. As of January this year, Globe's 5G coverage is… Continue reading Globe: Bringing Widest 5G Network in the Philippines

National News

PLDT, DITO Sign Interconnection Deal

The country’s largest integrated telecommunications company PLDT and telco newcomer DITO have recently entered into an agreement for the construction of a transmission facility that will serve as the point of interconnection for their subscribers. Under the agreement, PLDT will establish and manage the interconnection facility that will operate as the primary physical interface for… Continue reading PLDT, DITO Sign Interconnection Deal