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DAVAO OCC GENERAL HOSPITAL EYES JAN 2022 OPENING

After President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law the establishment of the Davao Occidental General Hospital recently, a solon said it would start operations early next year. Davao Occidental Representative Lorna Bautista-Bandigan, the author of the bill, said they are hoping for its full operation by January. “If we can arrange everything, the budget and the staffing […]

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DPWH OPENS KALAYAAN BRIDGE ON INDEPENDENCE DAY

The Sta. Monica-Lawton Bridge, now called the Kalayaan Bridge, is finally opened having been inaugurated just in time as the country celebrated 123rd Independence Day on June 12. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said the inauguration of Kalayaan Bridge connecting Lawton Avenue in Makati City and Sta. Monica Street in Pasig City is […]

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SURIGAO DEL NORTE AIRPORTS TO OPEN STARTING DEC. 1

All major airports in Surigao del Norte will be opened for commercial flights starting December 1 this year.This after Governor Francisco Matugas issued an executive order that aims to balance the province’s economic recovery and preventing the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “The move is also in line with the National Action Plan […]

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BORACAY OCT. 1 OPENING TO JUMPSTART PH TOURISM

The reopening of Boracay to more tourists and visitors on October 1 will jumpstart the country’s domestic tourism, the Department of Tourism (DOT) stressed. “The reopening of Boracay to new market sources signals a gathering momentum for domestic tourism all over the country. We are pleased that the BIATF (Boracay Interagency Task Force) and the local […]

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731 UNIVERSITIES, COLLEGES START CLASSES IN AUGUST – DE VERA

At least 731 higher education institutions (HEIs) have their academic year 2020 to 2021 through flexible learning last August amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chairman Prospero de Vera III said. “Ito ang pinakamaraming bilang na magbubukas at mayroon ding 186 na magbubukas hanggang Setyembre at Oktubre depende sa kakayanan ng […]