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Pasig River groomed as arts and culture hub of Metro Manila

Pasig River will soon serve as a hub for Filipino cultural identity and collective memory, through the joint efforts of the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC), the Philippine Educational Theatre Association (PETA), the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), and various local governments.

Int’l Toy brand Funko Pop unveils limited edition Jollibee mascot

Good news for toy collectors and Jollibee fans! The iconic mascot of Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) will be the first Funko pop toy of a Filipino character.

How Barangay Officials Can Help Combat Leptospirosis

The country’s newly elected barangay officials can help curb incidents of leptospirosis cases in their communities by implementing ecological management of discards, says waste and pollution watch group EcoWaste Coalition.

Jollibee opens 1st London branch second half of 2018

Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) is scheduled to open its first London store very soon.

New Hongkong to Manila flights serve increasing traveler demand from Philippines

The new Hongkong Airlines daily flight service to Manila is addressing the increasing travel demand from the Philippines.

Taiwan extends visa-free entry for Filipinos by another year

Good News for Filipinos who love the sights and sounds of Taiwan! The island has extended for another year the visa-free entry of Filipino tourists until July 31, 2019.

Palaweña Lota Creencia harnesses science to revive Philippine fishing communities

Palawan-born Lota Alcantara-Creencia has returned to her island province to help the fishing communities where she was raised.

Kalinga tattoo master Apo Whang-od receives Intangible Cultural Heritage award

Kalinga’s famous resident, Maria "Whang od" Oggay, has received the 2018 Dangal ng Haraya for Intangible Cultural Heritage from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).

Jollibee opens 3rd Canada store, aims for 100 in 5 years

Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) opened its 3rd Canada store and is on its way to setting up a total of 100 Jollibee Canada stores in five years.

Jose Rizal in new Japanese comics released for hero’s 157th birth anniversary

Jose Rizal, the Philippines’ national hero, will be the new character in a new Japanese manga to be released on the occasion of the Filipino leader’s 157th birth anniversary.

Philippine bet Benigno Perez wins Mr Universe Tourism 2018 title

The Philippines wins another major international competition. Benigno ‘Iion’ Perez bested contestants from 19 other delegates to bag the Mr. Universe Tourism 2018 title in glittering finals at Tanghalang Pasigueño, Pasig City.

Department of Foreign Affairs opens 100,000 passport appointment slots for new applicants

The Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs has opened 100,000 new passport appointment slots.

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