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BPI Direct BanKo partners with Rare Philippines to empower fisher community

BPI Direct BanKo, Inc., the microfinance arm of Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), recently forged a partnership with Rare Philippines to provide banking services and financial access to all member fishers and their beneficiaries.
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PHL sets Guinness record on ‘Biggest Human Smiley’

The Philippines' has been bestowed two new world records by Guinness World Records. Guinness said the Philippines set the world record

Dr. Jose Rizal monument now stands in Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Philippines' national hero Dr. Jose Rizal's life-sized bronze monument now stands in Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada.

Pope Francis appoints Cebuano Jan Thomas Limchua as Vatican papal chaplain

Pope Francis has appointed Cebuano priest Jan Thomas Limchua as a Vatican papal chaplain.

EcoWaste Coalition backs move to provide free reusable cloth masks to poor

The EcoWaste Coalition, an environmental health group working toward a zero-waste and toxics-free society, welcomed the government’s initiative to provide free reusable or washable face masks to the public, especially “the poorest of the poor,” amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

1st Pinay Air Force pilot chosen for U.S. aviation scholarship

Philippine Air Force 2nd Lt. Catherine Mae Emeterio Gonzales is training in the United States under the Aviation Leadership Program (ALP) – the first...

BPI, remittance partners waive fees for OFWs amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) worked with nine of its remittance partners so that remittance fees could be waived for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who send money to their families in the Philippines.
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Philippines, Japan, and UK collaborate for climate change-resistant coastal communities

The need to address the effects of climate change on coastal communities has brought together science agencies from the Philippines, Japan, and the United...

Globe volunteers help Julyan’s Farm special needs community

Julyan’s Farm in the sprawling ranch estate of Zambawood in Zambales started with a dream to create a place for Julyan, the second child...

Philippines begins Lenten Season, adjusts traditional practices to avoid transmission of COVID-19

The Philippines has begun the Lenten Season with Catholics still going to churches for Ash Wednesday and church leaders adjusting traditional practices amidst the COVID-19 concerns.

Historical significance of Balangiga Bells return spotlighted in Washington

The historical impact of the return of Balangiga Bells to the Philippines in December 2018 was in the spotlight at a forum in Washington. The...

Philippine church guidelines for Simbang Gabi at Christmas this year

The Philippine Catholic church has released instructions on the celebration of Aguinaldo Masses, Misa de Gallo, or Simbang Gabi for the Christmas season that is being celebrated amid the Covid pandemic.

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Clark International Airport showcases new passenger terminal

The Clark International Airport (CRK) in Pampanga is set to showcase its new passenger terminal after today's ceremonial hand over to the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) officials, who in turn awarded it to Luzon International Premier Airport Development Corp. (LIPAD), the private consortium operating the airport.