The Philippines landed on top spot in the 27th World Travel Awards for 2020 as Asia’s leading beach and dive destination. The award-giving body also declared Intramuros as Asia’s Leading Tourist Attraction, while the Department of Tourism as the leading tourist board in Asia. The prestigious awards programme acknowledged the Philippines for the fourth time … Continue reading PH recognized by World Travel Awards as Asia’s leading beach destination→
Cebu City, Philippines has been recognized as a forefront in the creative field of design. Cebu and four other Southeast Asian Cities joined the Creative Cities Network, established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Other Southeast Asian (SEA) Cities also included in the list were Thailand’s Bangkok (design) and Sukhothai (crafts … Continue reading More SEA Cities join UN Creative Cities→
Clark International Airport continues to pave its way in becoming Asia’s next premier gateway, Pinoys commemorate Dr. Jose Rizal’s nationalism and patriotism on his 158th birthday and Nadine Lustre, Eddie Garcia and Buybust wins big at the 42nd Gawad Urian Awards.
The Philippines commemorated its 121st Independence Day in a ceremony at Rizal Park, labor group TUCP seeks protection for workers’ mental health in the workplace, and, South Korea simplifies visa application requirements for Filipinos in celebration of the two countries’ diplomatic ties.
President Rodrigo Duterte signed a law waiving fees in documents needed from various government agencies, the Philippine Congress is urged to pass more laws to protect workers’ and employees’ rights and, the Bb. Pilipinas 2019 candidates dazzled in their national costumes.
The first Philippine-made hybrid train was officially launched in an inaugural run, Japan’s relationship with the Philippines is hoped to improve under the reign of Emperor Naruhito, and, the Avengers: Endgame shattered global records upon its opening week.
President Rodrigo Duterte signed several bills into laws including the Universal Health Care Bill, the creation of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development, and the Philippine Sports Training Center. The first PH made train developed by the DOST is seen to be of service by March of this year and Marvel will be including a Filipino superhero in its new comic series.