Gov’t ready for return of more OFWs as CAAP adds more flights

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — The government is ready to serve more returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) displaced by the pandemic, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) assured Sunday. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said DOLE’s assistance programs and other...

Foreign business travelers may be allowed entry to Philippines under MGCQ — DOT exec

MANILA, (Mabuhay) — Business travelers from other countries may be allowed to enter the Philippines once quarantine restrictions have been eased to modified general community quarantine (GCQ), an official of the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Sunday. Tourism...

DOT eyes allowing entry of tourists from countries with low to zero COVID-19 cases

MANILA, June 26 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Friday bared plans to allow foreign tourists from countries with relatively low cases of COVID-19 to visit certain tourist destinations in the country, in a bid to revive the hard-hit tourism sector. “We are...

NCR remains under GCQ; Cebu City back to ECQ

MANILA, June 16 (Mabuhay)–  President Rodrigo Duterte has retained the general community quarantine (GCQ) classification in Metro Manila and reverted Cebu City to enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) until June 30. In a televised meeting late Monday night, Health Secretary...

Kathryn Bernardo inspires followers with post-workout pictures

MANILA, June 10 (Mabuhay) — Kathryn Bernardo left her followers in awe after she posted several post-workout selfies on her social media page. The actress said that since the lockdown, she made a promise to herself that she would work out at least three times a week to keep...

Graceful in the Big Apple (Part 1 of 2)

New York – She rose to fame as “Grasya,” the round girl bearing the winning numbers for “Rambulaga,” the successful numbers game segment of “Eat Bulaga,” Philippines’ longest-running noontime variety show. The name was given to her by one of the show’s mainstays, Joey de Leon,...

Family in MAVNI

We’ve heard that the family that prays together stays together. But for the Abrina family, particularly for brother Manuel and sister Patricia, the family that enlists in the MAVNI together, enters the U.S. Army together. “First reason was because of college benefits you get from...