UFC Gives Back to Quezon City Medical Frontliners

For Cheenie Marie Canapi, an administrative aide at the Rosario Maclang Bautista General Hospital, every work day is a struggle to keep safe. As one of a vast number of medical frontliners that are at serious risk for contracting a deadly virus, Cheenie constantly seeks to protect herself—and her family—from COVID-19 infection. For Cheenie, the…

DOT celebrates PH’s victory as dive sites and Intramuros win big at the 2020 World Travel Awards

The Philippines’ dive sites and Intramuros once again bagged accolades at the 27th World Travel Awards. The award-giving body recognized the Philippines as the World’s Leading Dive Destination and Intramuros as the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction in 2020. “We are incredibly grateful for the recognitions given to the Philippines’ magnificent dive sites and the beautifully-restored…

DOT partners with Nissan to promote ‘Safe Trips’

Banking on tourism as a key economic driver, the Department of Tourism (DOT) and Nissan Philippines have embarked on a road trip geared towards promoting safe and responsible land traveling to boost domestic tourism. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat and Nissan Philippines President and Managing Director Atsushi Najima signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on “Safe…

The Philippines and DOT receive accolades at the 2020 World Travel Awards Asia Winners Day

The 27th World Travel Awards recognized the Philippines as Asia’s leading beach destination and Asia’s leading dive destination in 2020. The award-giving body also declared the Philippine Department of Tourism as this year’s leading tourist board in Asia, besting 11 nominated countries. “We are truly honored and thankful for the accolades given to the Philippines…

Daang Dokyu closes with films that will be hard to unsee

Imagine behind-the-scenes footage from the sets of Lav Diaz, Erik Matti, Dan Villegas, and Dodo Dayao repurposed into an uncanny narrative summoning present-day milieus involving police, prisoners and fascism. That’s John Torres‘ We Still Have to Close Our Eyes (2019), which will have its Philippine debut at Daang Dokyu on October 30, 2020. The film…

DepEd shares insights on the first weeks of classes

Various industries in the Philippines are already on their slow but steady path to recovery and that includes the education sector. Despite the compromises and major changes made in the educational system to navigate through the now normal, the Department of Education (DepEd) has successfully opened classes for SY 2020-2021. “DepEd recognizes the challenges of…