100K more OFWs to get aid

Another 100,000 displaced overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will benefit from the cash assistance program of the government, which was infused with additional funds worth P1 billion, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said Saturday.


P157M loan for sari-sari store owners

A micro-financing program, worth P157 million, was initiated by Coca-Cola Philippines to help community-based businesses, like sari-sari stores and carinderia, to restart their operations after being affected by the coronavirus disease pandemic and the community quarantine.


Biz group to upskill 1M Pinoys

The Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) is launching a five-year program that targets to expand the skills of one million Filipinos.

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Arrested rebel faces arson charges

A suspected member of the New People’s Army, who is facing arson charges, was apprehended yesterday by combined police and Army troops in Brgy. Mabini, Escalante City, Negros Occidental by virtue of an arrest warrant issued by San Carlos Regional Trial Court Judge Kathrine Go.

Two civilians killed in Oriental ambush

Two civilians died after they were reported to have been ambushed yesterday by unidentified armed suspects in Sitio Mandi-e, Brgy. Magsaysay, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental.

PH ready as backup SEAG host

            Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Bambol Tolentino said Tuesday that the Philippines is ready to be a standby host for the Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in the future.             Tolentino said during the online Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum that

Lockdown in Brgy 18

Eleven houses in Barangay 18 in Bacolod City were placed under lockdown Monday after a female teacher from a private school tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19).