Azure
Home Tags 2019

Tag: 2019

Still in love with the Philippines

It has now been almost one month since I have been in Ireland for the Christmas break. This Sunday I fly back to the Philippines. Its mixed emotions for me. It’s hard to say goodbye to my...

Gallup International Poll: PH in Top 10 nations expecting more peaceful world

Gallup International says Filipinos are staying positive this 2019, ranking in the top 10 nations expecting a more peaceful world. The Gallup International’s 42nd Annual Global End of Year Survey conducted in October-December 2018 revealed...

Nurse Joy Ongcachuy receives British Empire Awards New Year Honours 2019

Filipino nurse Joy Ongcachuy has received the 2019 New Year's Honours list of the Office of the British Empire Awards. Ongcachuy, who works as a robotic lead nurse for the Royal London, was awarded for...

Metro Manila Film Festival to hit P1 billion target

The 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) is expected to achieve its P1 billion box-office target by the end of the theater run on January 7, 2019. Festival organizers revealed in a statement released to...

Filipinos can now fly PAL to visit Holy Land in Israel this 2019

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is set to launch new flight routes to Israel this 2019, providing pilgrim Filipinos an easier route to the Holy Land. The country’s flag carrier, one of the top 50 best airlines...

Parangal Dance Company offers free workshops for Filipino students in California starting January 2019

California-based Parangal Dance Company, specializing in indigenous people culture and arts from the Philippines, is offering folk dance workshops open to the public from ages 13 and up - free of charge. The dance company...

Philippines is 79th Best Country for Business in 2019

The Philippines ranked in the 79th spot in the “Best Countries for Business 2019” list released by Forbes in December 2018. The Philippines’ GDP at $314 BAs of December 2018 and GDP Growth at 6.7%...

Forbes features Laguna, Filipina blogger Kach Howe in Best Budget Travel Destinations 2019

Forbes magazine featured Laguna and Filipina blogger Kach Howe in its latest recommendations for best budget travel destinations for 2019. The province of Laguna in Luzon placed 5th in the “The 18 Best Budget Travel...

9 of every 10 Filipinos welcome year 2019 with hope, says SWS survey

More than 9 out 10 of Filipinos have positive outlook while welcoming the year 2019, according to the Social Weather Station (SWS) survey in the last quarter of 2018 released on December 31. In the...

Top Stories

Updated Quarantine Guidelines for ECQ, MECQ, GCQ, MGCQ in the Philippines

The Philippine government has placed the country under varying levels of community quarantine since March 2020 to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus.