NegOcc, Bacolod City Shortlisted As Most Business-Friendly LGUs

Negros Occidental and this capital city have been shortlisted in this year’s search of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) for Most Business-Friendly Local Government Unit (LGU). On Wednesday, Mayor Evelio Leonardia led the Bacolod delegation during the final judging held at the PCCI headquarters in Taguig City, where he delivered a five-minute presentation before the judges. Bacolod, which is competing in the City Level 1B Category, is included as a finalist for the third time. Last year, it received a special citation and was in the Top 3 in 2017. Also for the third time, Negros Occidental…

Spotlight

MILO Energizes A Nation of Champions as Gold Partner of 30th SEA Games

MILO Philippines and the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) officially announced their partnership for the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games this…

GCash Is The Preferred Mobile Wallet By Filipinos For Cashless Transfers

GCash is the top mobile wallet used by Filipinos for cashless transactions, comprising 4.9 million out of the overall 6.4 million mobile wallet…

Visayas News

24 Panay, Guimaras Centenarians Receive P100K Cash Gift

Twenty-four centenarians from Panay island and the island province of Guimaras each received a centenarian gift of PHP100,000 during the National Respect for Centenarians Day…

Calbayog Showcases Smoked Fish In Annual Cookfest

Students of San Policarpo National High School (SPNHS) in this city again bagged the top place during the 6th Annual Tinapa Cooking Festival. The winning…

San Miguel Pushes For Boracay-Caticlan Bridge

San Miguel Corporation president & chief operating officer Ramon Ang continues to push for the construction of a bridge connecting Boracay to Caticlan on mainland…

Sports News

MILO Becomes Gold Sponsor For SEA Games

Milo Philippines has formalized a partnership with Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) to become a gold sponsor for the upcoming SEA Games…

Diaz Hopes To Win Gold In SEA Games

Zamboanga City’s Hidilyn Diaz is hoping to win a gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the women's -55kg. division…

Local News

Ayala Urges Biz Leaders To Create Social Impact

Business leaders are urged to contribute to the country's development and create a positive social impact by including societal engagement…

Int’l Tourist Influx Reaches 5M In August

The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Sunday said the international visitor arrivals in the country has surged past the five-million…

TESDA Allots P2-M For Training Scholarship In Sarangani

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), has allocated an initial PHP2 million in scholarship grants for the newly…

World News

Oil Prices Down As Saudi Arabia’s Supply Concerns Ease

Oil prices were down early Tuesday as investors' worries eased…

WHO Calls For Urgent Research On Microplastics

The World Health Organization (WHO), on Thursday called for further…

Tech

1.3 M Filipinos Boost Green Movement With GCash Forest

Growing a tree is grand work: it requires grit, a whole lot of TLC, and exceptional skills to keep it alive. But green…

Multimedia Princess Nadine Lustre Headlines Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Liga2 Kontrabida

Fresh from the successful launch of MOBILE LEGENDS: ADVENTURE, MOONTON continues to bring out surprises as it launches its second street battle event,…

High Five! 5 Apir-Worthy Activities You Can Do With The Newly Launched Realme 5 Series

Winning a basketball game? APIR! Landed an extremely funny joke? APIR! A random lightbulb moment? APIR! Whatever victory or fun idea it is,…

Motoring

Tugade: ‘I’ve Long Been Taking Public Transport Sans Media’

Contrary to claims of his critics, Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade said he has been using public conveyance as part of his personal…

DOTr: Transport Issues, Not Crisis

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) maintained that there is no transportation crisis in the country but there are transport issues that are being addressed by…

Caltex And HSBC Gives Motorists A Chance To Explore The World With “Fuel Up And Fly” Promo

Caltex, marketed by Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI) and in partnership with HSBC, announces its newest raffle promo ‘Fuel Up and Fly’ beginning October 1 up…

Entertainment

Travis Scott Releases New Single After Astroworld

After rapper Travis Scott amazed the world by his album Astroworld which won album of the year at the BET…

Ellen DeGeneres Responds To Hate Messages Towards George Bush

Ellen Degeneres took to Twitter to explain her friendship with George Bush. In a four-minute long video, she said “Here’s…

Hailey Bieber Appears In New Justin Bieber Song 10,000 Hours

Now if it isn’t obvious enough how lucky Hailey and Justin Bieber are to have found love in each other,…

Travel

Palawan Among CNN’s Most Beautiful Islands List

The Philippine government, through the Department of Tourism (DOT), welcomed the continuous recognition of Palawan for its pristine beaches and…

Festival Of Lights: Where To Go, What Do In Thailand’s Loy Krathong

The end of the year is approaching fast and so are the opportunities to make unforgettable memories. If you’re looking…

Scoot Removes Processing Fees

Scoot, the low-cost arm of Singapore Airlines Group, on Monday announced the scrapping of processing fees in all its markets.…

Drink & Dine

Spend The Long Weekend With A Yellow Cab Wings Party

The long weekend is just around the corner and Yellow Cab is here to help you turn this mini-break into…

Why Pinoy Ulang Might Overtake The Global Shrimp Market

Pinoys have kept Ulang or Giant River Prawns for decades. Here’s why they’re more sustainable alternatives to Hipon and Sugpo,…

Share Your Cravings: Sizzlin’ Steak & Teriyaki Boy Now Offer Cater Trays For Take-Out And Delivery

The BER months signal the rise of many things: traffic jams, mall shoppers, and the number of holiday feasts, at…

The Talk

10 Famous People That Are Born In The Year Of The Pig

It's 2019 and it's the year of the symbol of wealth in the Chinese Culture, and that is the Pig!…

10 Funniest Tiktok Videos By Jodi Sta. Maria That Will Make You LOL

Do you ever miss the specific kind of entertainment the Musical.ly app used to offer? Well, don't worry because TikTok…

10 K-Drama Pairs Who Became Real Life Couples

We all know the struggle of being a K-Drama fan, it is either you want to be with the characters…

Trending

Swiss Cinema Places Double Beds Instead Of Regular Seats

This cinema in Switzerland opened last May and instead of regular seats, they placed double beds and the internet is…

How This Filipino-Made Rattan Chair Emerged As A Pop Culture Symbol To A Movement Figure

What may seem like a regular rattan chair from the Philippines, actually gave birth to a massive pop-culture symbol. Rattan…