Free online writing, illustration workshops at Filipinas Heritage Library

Free online writing and illustration workshops are being offered at Filipinas Heritage Library this July.

Overseas Filipinos get more remittance options with BPI, PERA HUB partnership

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has partnered with leading cash and payment-related transaction center PERA HUB to provide remitters abroad more options to send money to loved ones in the Philippines.

Bank deposits grow during ECQ, reflecting savings mindset

Bank deposits have grown during the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) towards the second quarter of 2020, reflecting the adoption of the savings mindset.

DOST-PAGASA develops method to forecast storms 2 weeks in advance

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is testing a new weather forecasting model that shows the development of storms, two weeks before they occur.

HAPPENING NOW: Manila’s NAIA Terminal 3 resumes service to international flights

Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 has resumed international flight operations on Wednesday.

HAPPENING: Cultural Center of the Philippines grounds now open to fitness activities

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) grounds in Pasay City, Manila, have reopened to visitors engaged in fitness activities such as jogging.

UCLA offers intensive course on Pilipino experiences by Fall 2020

This coming Fall semester, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) will be offering its new Pilipino Studies Minor Program for undergraduates.

Philippines opens Asia’s first Green Lane for seafarers’ free movement across borders

The Philippines has opened the first “green lane” for seafarers in Asia to allow the free movement of seafarers and personnel across borders.

Manila to issue tablets, laptops, WiFi for students and teachers

The City of Manila will issue tablets, laptops, and WiFi for public school teachers and students from Kinder to Grade 12 to aid in learning during the upcoming school year of 2020-2021.

JUST IN: These 31 countries now accept Filipino travelers

Thirty-one countries and territories across the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East/Africa, have lifted their inbound border restrictions on Filipino travels.

Megalodon giant shark tooth fossil discovered in Maribojoc, Bohol

A Megalodon giant shark tooth fossil has been discovered in Maribojoc, Bohol, the second time the discovery was made in the town of the island province of Bohol in Central Visayas.

These Jeepneys get makeovers for anti-COVID safety

Jeepneys in San Fernando, Pampanga were redesigned for safety for the “new normal” in the mass transportation system following health protocols to stop the spread of COVID 19.

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