PRRD sends condolences to Britain’s royal family

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday extended his condolences to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II following the passing of her husband, Prince Philip. “On behalf of the Filipino people, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte extends his deep condolences to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the passing of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, …

Filipina nurses in UAE receive OWWA’s Marilag Awards

DUBAI, UAE – Some Filipina nurses in the UAE who worked as frontliners at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic have been chosen as recipients of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Marilag Awards 2021, in recognition of their significant contributions to the community at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. The top awardees were …

The Season of LENT: time to pause, ponder and pray

Our Christian teachings have taught us about the 40-day fasting and prayer time known as Lent. Early Christians, according to some theology mentors, fasted from food for theological purposes, as do the three Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Refraining from eating is related to an increased emphasis on prayer and the tradition of helping …

Newsline.ph holds technical writing and mobile journalism training

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — In order to deliver a quality, accurate and timely story, the NewsLine Philippines conducted a three-day Technical Writing and Mobile Journalism training to its news correspondents on March  26 to 28, 2021 at Ultra Winds Mountain Resort, located at Baungon town in the province of Bukidnon. The training was participated …

Police opens satellite office for security guards in Tagum

DAVAO CITY — SECURITY guards in Davao del Norte will not have to travel to Davao City to secure their licenses as the Police’s Regional Civil Security Unit (RCSU)-11 recently opened its satellite office at Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex in Tagum City.  Police Colonel Julius Silagan, RCSU-11 commander, led in the inauguration …

Filipino people must relive history to protect the country’s sovereignty-Duterte

DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday called on the Filipino people to learn from history and protect the country’s sovereignty to attain a developed nation. This was the President’s message as he graced the 500th anniversary of the arrival of the Magellan-Elcano expedition in the Philippines, in Guiuan, Eastern Samar on March 18, …

Surigao Sur town to open tourist destinations March 1

BUTUAN CITY – After nearly a year of temporary closure due to the threat of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the local government unit (LGU) of Hinatuan in Surigao del Sur is set to open its tourist destinations starting March 1. “This move is yet another attempt at reviving and revitalizing the tourism industry and economy in …

Mindanao Solon pays special tribute to Covid-19 frontliners

OZAMIZ CITY—They are overworked but their dedication to save lives remain strong, this is  the reason Misamis Occidental Second District Representative Henry Oaminal tendered a special tribute to Coronavirus frontliners recently. Oaminal who is also serving as Deputy Speaker for Mindanao said he witnessed the hard work the medical and non- medical frontliners of his …