DTI Mobile App Checks Substandard Christmas Lights

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-7) in Central Visayas said it introduced a mobile app that can be used by consumers in determining substandard Christmas lights in the market. Trade regulation inspectors are now checking retailers suspected of selling substandard Christmas lights. Ines Cajegas, chief of the Consumer Protection Division of DTI-7, showed to local media an easy way for consumers to check if the Christmas lights they want to or have purchased passed product standard. “It is just simple, they just have to download the software application in playstore for android phone, download the ICC verification system. If…

Spotlight

Hamilo Coast: A Close Encounter Of A Beautiful Kind

Louis XIV famously said “First feelings are always the most natural.” In the case of Hamilo Coast in Nasugbu, Batangas, in the first…

Check Out Our First Tranche of Speakers For This Coming adobo Festival of Ideas 2019!

The adobo Festival of Ideas will be happening this coming December 5, 2019 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila, with “The Connectivity Economy”, as this year’s festival theme. We’ll…

Visayas News

Cebu City Acquires 21 More Garbage Trucks

Mayor Edgard Labella said garbage collection is expected to improve after 21 trucks were added to its existing fleet of 11 vehicles used for the…

Albay To Prune 8K Trees As Anti-Disaster Measure

Some 8,000 trees along national and provincial roads are to be pruned as a disaster preparedness measure in anticipation of stormy weather that could be…

PCG-Dumaguete Sends Aid To Mindanao Quake Victims

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Dumaguete Station, headed by Lt. Cmdr. Jansen Benjamin, has sent more than a ton of relief goods to the people…

Sports News

Filipino Fencers Eyeing Four Golds In SEA Games

The Philippine fencing team to the 30th SEA Games hosted by the Philippines later this month will not settle for anything less than…

So Outplays Carlsen To Win Fischer Random Chess Title

Wesley So is now a world chess champion. The US-based Filipino chess wizard stunned fellow super grandmaster Magnus Carlsen to win the first…

Local News

Gatchalian To LGUs: Let’s Learn From Valenzuela On Easing Business Permit Transactions

Senator Win Gatchalian says Local Government Units (LGUs) should embrace digital innovation in order to streamline the processing of business…

De Lima Seeks Senate Probe Into Centralization Of Procurement Of Gov’t Vehicles

Senator Leila M. de Lima has sought a Senate probe into the implementation of a centralized system of procuring government…

Bong Go Provides Aid To Calamity Victims In Occidental Mindoro; Assures Residents Of Government Support In Rehabilitating Affected Areas

Calamity victims affected by tropical storm Quiel were given assistance by Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go and other concerned government…

World News

Medvedev: Russia Favors Creation Of Greater Eurasian Partnership

Russia advocates the establishment of the Greater Eurasian Partnership involving…

Asean Leaders ‘Very Concerned’ About SCS Disputes

President Rodrigo Duterte and his nine fellow Association of Southeast…

Tech

Create Next-Level Videos With The SAMSUNG Galaxy Note10 And Note10+

The Samsung Galaxy Note10 is designed for the New Work Tribe, a group of achievers known for excelling in their careers and everything…

It’s High Time Restaurants Adopt A Digital-First Tech Approach, GenieTech Says

The digital era continues to disrupt every segment of the restaurant value chain—whether it be from in-store or customer-facing technology—and, the only way…

Samsung Wins 46 CES 2020 Innovation Awards For Outstanding Design And Engineering

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in technology, announced today that 46 of its new product innovations have been recognized as CES®…

Motoring

Hino Offers Total Support With New Isabela Dealership

Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, recently opened its first full-service dealership in Isabela to offer…

Hino Concept Vehicle Debuts At The 46th Tokyo Motor Show

Hino Motors Ltd., the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, showcased various transport solutions demonstrating its vision of a sustainable future…

Chevron Highlights The Spirit Of Volunteerism And Community In Its 12th Volunteer Week

Chevron Philippines Inc., marketer of Caltex fuels and lubricants, manifests its dedication to enabling human progress through its annual Volunteer Week, this year celebrating women…

Entertainment

Dwell On The Solace Of Prayers With Fr. Tito Caluag’s “Give Thanks And Praise” Book

Educator, newspaper columnist, and spiritual adviser Father Tito Caluag introduced his first book, “Give Thanks and Praise,” a collection of…

“The Spongebob Movie: Sponge On The Run” Trailer, Poster Are Here!

They're not in Bikini Bottom anymore. Watch the official trailer for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run, coming soon…

“The Way Back” Trailer Reveals Inspiring Sports Tale Starring Ben Affleck

Academy Award-winner Ben Affleck ("Argo," "The Accountant") stars in Warner Bros. Pictures' "The Way Back," from director Gavin O'Connor ("The…

Lifestyle

Annie & Lori Partners With Dani Osmeña For Holiday Shoe Collection

#DaniOsmenaxAnnieAndLori is the first collaboration in Annie & Lori’s Designer Series Designer Dani Osmeña has already gotten into the Christmas…

Travel

Exploring The Mangroves Of Papaya Cove

In line with its commitment to sustainability, Hamilo Coast continues to preserve more than 10,000 mangrove trees which covers approximately…

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…

Drink & Dine

Daily “ulam” Recipes With Jolly Mushroom

Make your meals extra special by simply adding 1 can (400g) of Jolly Whole Mushroom, and be amazed at how…

Jolly Mushroom Makes Daily “ulam” Mush-Delicious

The country’s leading mushroom brand, Jolly Mushroom, brings new life to moms’ favorite recipes, transforming them into ‘mush-delicious’ home-cooked meals.…

Langnese Honey Lets You Find The Honey That Matches Your Mood And Lifestyle Needs

Honey is never simply just honey. With its unique and nuanced taste profiles, honey has long been considered liquid gold…

The Talk

Top 10 Places to Chill Out And Cool Down In Katipunan

The life of students is a stressful one. From school, they tend to go home to do work and repeat…

Top 10 Hong Kong Street Food To Try

If there is one thing that connects all people from across the globe that would most likely be food. I…

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…

Trending

A ‘Friends’ Reunion Special Is Currently In The Works

Your favorite Central Perk squad is back for an unscripted Reunion Special! However, before you get your hopes up, this…

Bretman Rock & Mimiyuuuh: Two Unproblematic Filipino Influencers Of 2019

Bretman Rock & Mimiyuuuh — these two influencers don't just share the same Filipino blood, but the state of being…