Year: 2020

LOOK: A burst of sunshine

Bikers passing along the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City on July 4, 2020 are treated to a view of sunflowers in full bloom, prompting some to stop, enjoy the burst of yellow and green and take selfies, forgetting for a moment the Covid pandemic that has taken away much of the color […]

Eight ranking BoC officials reshuffled

BUREAU of Customs (BoC) Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero has implemented his first major reshuffle for the year to further enhance the bureau’s services and collection efforts. In two separate Customs Personnel Orders (CPOs), Guerrero caused the transfer of eight ranking customs officials to various customs ports in the Luzon area with the approval of Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd. Guerrero said the move was “in the […]

Repatriation of 301 dead OFWs delayed

THE repatriation of the remains of 301 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who died in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has been postponed until next week, pending compliance with the required documentation for their transport, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE). Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd said on Saturday that the three Philippine Overseas Labor Offices handling the repatriation of the dead OFWs would have to abide by the strict guidelines of […]

Army foils NPA attack on gov’t project in Sultan Kudarat

SAVED FROM BURNING. Government forces inspect the heavy equipment of a road construction firm that communist rebels attempted to set ablaze on July 3, in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat. (Photo from Army’s 37th IB) CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, Philippines — Government forces securing road construction projects in a remote village in Sultan Kudarat province have foiled an […]

Duterte: NPA, Abu Sayyaf are the real enemies

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has urged soldiers not to lose sight of the “real enemy”  as he appealed to government forces to remain calm amid an ongoing investigation into a shooting incident involving police officers that led to the killing of four Army intelligence personnel in Jolo, Sulu early this week. In his speech during his […]

A ‘scoop’ off the old block

This 26-year-old marketing management graduate is carrying on the legacy of the artisanal ice cream business established by his father, and he is content with this chosen career path. Not only is he lending an invaluable helping hand, but he’s also bringing the business to the next level by venturing into e-commerce. Jaime Magsaysay, Head […]

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