Comms support for AFP, PGH frontliners from Smart

As part of its continuous support for COVID-19 frontliners, PLDT wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has extended communications assistance to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine General Hospital (PGH). To provide for their connectivity needs during the enhanced community quarantine, Smart is donating free Smart and TNT SIMs and load… Read More »

Globe turns over P14M donations to PGH

Globe successfully raised and turned over P14M to the PGH Medical Foundation, Inc. (PGH-MFI). The amount was gathered through the joint efforts of loyal Globe customers who donated over P9M via their Rewards points, and the company’s initial pledge of P5M in cash donation. This is part of the telco’s comprehensive efforts in providing immediate… Read More »

LOOK: Snake massage an attraction in Aklan farm

A farm in Kalibo, Aklan has become an attraction and is going viral online for its unique service: snake massage. Tourists and locals alike flock to Kalibo Ostrich Farm in Barangay New Buswang, Kalibo, Aklan to experience or just watch this exotic way of pampering. Farm owner Ramon Dio said that he first saw this… Read More »

Bill seeking to repeal CPD Law filed in 18th Congress

Once again, a group of lawmakers in Congress filed a bill pushing for the repeal of the controversial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Law. Solons under the Makabayan group submitted House Bill No. 510 or the “Act Repealing Republic Act 10912 otherwise Known as the Continuing Professional Development Act of 2016” in the 18th Congress. The… Read More »

6 exciting things to do at K’onek: Korea-Iloilo Festival 2019

Celebrate friendship and immersion of cultures at K’onek: Korea-Iloilo Festival at Festive Walk Mall from August 16 to 25, 2019. K’oneK: Korea-Iloilo Festival is a part of 8th Korean-Ilonggo Friendship Festival, which seeks to strengthen the bond between Ilonggos and Koreans. It is an initiative of the Iloilo Korean United Community Association in partnership with… Read More »

Honest Guimarasnon returns bag with P660,000

Amidst the heartbreaking stories about lost lives in the Iloilo Strait sea tragedy, a Guimarasnon gave us something to uplift our spirits: he returned a bag containing P660,000 cash. Apollo ‘Poloy’ Gabrillo of Barangay Zaldivar, in the Municipality of Buenavista, Guimaras found a bag full of cash amounting to P660,000 in the afternoon of August… Read More »

No more airport terminal fee for students

Students will no longer have to pay airport terminal fee starting August 1, 2019, and refunds will be available for those who already purchased within a year. Dubbed as Malasakit ‘free terminal fee’, student passengers may avail of this initiative at all airports owned and operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).… Read More »

Philhealth assures benefit packages for Dengue patients

If you have Dengue fever and confined in accredited hospitals or primary care facilities, you are covered by Philhealth benefit package. Philhealth assured the public that they are ready to give financial assistance for confinements of dengue patients. “PhilHealth correspondingly insures its eligible patients with dengue (with or without warning) and severe dengue at P10,000… Read More »