DOT chief pushes for safe tourism

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Puyat on Thursday said local government units (LGUs) have the “power” to set their respective protocols as the Department of Tourism (DOT) pushes for “safe tourism”.

Speaking during a press conference at a local resort here, Puyat called for support to local …

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Sagay City inaugurates first IT-BPM facility

The City of Sagay in Negros Occidental has partnered with digital jobs aggregator Virtual Workforce Professionals (VWP) for the launching of the northern Negros city’s first-ever information technology-business process management (IT-BPM) facility.

“The partnership is a step towards making Sagay the next IT hub in …

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Makabayan bloc always anti-gov’t: Remulla

Senior Deputy Majority Leader Jesus Crispin ‘Boying’ Remulla, said the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives has always been against the government.

Remulla, who is Cavite's 7th District Representative, in a recent interview with Alex Santos over radio station DWIZ, said, “Kasi ang problema …

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P17.3-M smuggled cigarettes seized in Sulu

Operatives of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) have seized some PHP17.3 million worth of smuggled assorted cigarettes in an intelligence-driven operation in the Sulu Sea, a naval official announced Thursday.

Lt. Senior Grade Chester Ross Cabaltera, NFWM information officer, said the shipment was seized …

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SBP stays supportive of Sotto

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has reassured its full support to wunderkind Kai Sotto despite the problem that he encountered with G League Ignite.

"The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas will always be 100% behind Kai Sotto as he pursues his NBA dream," the SBP …

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Siquijor gears up for tourism reopening

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Thursday traveled to Siquijor, as part of the ongoing efforts to assist in the safe reopening of tourist destinations in the new normal.

Puyat emphasized the DOT’s thrust to strengthen domestic tourism this year, adding that the …

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