102 OFWs from the US arrive

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) warmly welcomed today the arrival of 102 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), composed of five land-based workers of Toa Corporation from Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire and 97 crew members of MS Norwegian Joy, docked in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Makilala town priest moves around for Easter Blessings

DAVAO CITY  –Fr.  Carlito Garcia of the Holy Family Parish in Bulakanon, Makilala, North Cotabato, made the rounds of several areas in his parish to give parishioners Easter Sunday blessings on board an open vehicle. Holding the image of the risen Christ, he blessed parishioners he passed. Before the blessing on board the vehicle, Esparagoza …

Davao golfers raised P300k for COVID-19 frontliners’ PPE at SPMC

DAVAO CITY — The fund raising started in a viber chat on Tuesday  among golfers who talked about the need to augment personal protective equipment for  coronavirus frontliners at the Southern Philippine Medical Center. Soon after the chat, the online campaign started and in 24-hours, they raised P270,000. The Newsline has been included in the thread but …

Davao siblings produce face shields for COVID-19 frontliners

DAVAO CITY —-The coronavirus pandemic  (COVID-19) has thought the world unity and sharing, this has been demonstrated in various forms around the world. In Davao City, two siblings assemble face shields for the frontliners of the COVIC-19  drawing inspiration from their father. Katherine,  just finished her architecture and still reviewing while  Isaiah John is a grade  12 student, they are the  children …

Catholic church services continue with adjustments

DAVAO CITY —The services of the Roman Catholic church is still available but everyone is advised to observe social distancing, says St. Francis de Assisi Parish Priest Msgr. Paul A. Cuison. “We can still perform baptism, funeral rights and private wedding but we strictly impose social distancing,” he said. The parish of St. Francis de Assisi …

Palace thanks frontliners who help fights vs COVID-19

DAVAO CITY — The Palace wishes to extend its utmost gratitude to our health care and service providers, law enforcement agents, as well as our people in the frontline of our country’s battle against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Their sacrifices during this period are invaluable, and the services they are tirelessly rendering for the nation …

Pope Francis makes walking prayer pilgrimage for coronavirus pandemic

VATICAN— Pope Francis on Sunday took a brief walking pilgrimage in the city of Rome, and prayed for an end to the coronavirus pandemic during a surprise visit to both the Basilica of St. Mary Major and a cross that traversed Rome during a 16th-century plague. According to the Vatican, the pope went to the …