DOT positive despite China travel ban

The government is optimistic Philippine tourism will remain resilient amid China's travel ban on outbound tour groups to prevent the spread of 2019-novel coronavirus (2019 n-CoV), a move seen to hit the industry across Asia who reaps the benefits of Chinese foreign travel.

"The DOT …

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Centcom chief gets 3-star rank

The top military official in the Visayas on Tuesday received his three-star rank in a ceremony held at the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) General Headquarters in Camp Aquinaldo, Quezon City.

Maj. Abel Potutan, deputy chief of the Civil-Military Operations (U-7) of the Central …

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DOT allots P340.7-M for Iloilo tourism infra

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has earmarked a total of PHP340.7 million for Iloilo's tourism infrastructure development through the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA).

"TIEZA made sure that the Province of Iloilo will have our steadfast support in terms of tourism infrastructure development, …

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Rebel leader yields in Quirino

New People's Army (NPA) leader in Quirino Province surrendered to the police in Barangay Andres Bonifacio, Diffun town in Quirino province on Monday night, police said on Tuesday.

Brig. Gen. Angelito Casimiro, Cagayan Valley regional police director, identified the surrenderer as alias "Ka Tonton/Val/Digo", 51, …

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