299 Filipinos arrive from Ethiopia

A total of 299 distressed Filipinos arrived in the country from Ethiopia on a special flight chartered by their employer, the Department of Foreign Affairs said over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 22nd, 2021

382 repatriates from UAE arrive in Davao

The Department of Foreign Affairs has repatriated 382 Filipinos stranded in the United Arab Emirates due to the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

271 Filipinos from Dubai arrive in Davao

A Philippine Airlines Bayanihan flight carrying 271 Filipinos from Dubai arrived at the Davao International Airport on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

2 survivors of cattle ship sinking arrive

Two Filipinos who survived the sinking of a cattle ship off the Japan coast arrived yesterday from Osaka......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 20th, 2020

More than half of Filipinos believe worst of COVID-19 pandemic has yet to come — SWS

The survey found that 57% of respondents think the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to arrive, marking a 10% increase from the 47% who thought the same last May......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

PRC assists returning Pinoys from Sabah

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has assisted over 700 returning Filipinos, who got stranded in Sabah, to their quarantine facilities in Tawi-Tawi. About 5,300 more are expected to arrive in the following days. Volunteers of the PRC-Tawi-Tawi chapter led the disinfection of the area upon their arrival. They also set up a welfare services desk […] The post PRC assists returning Pinoys from Sabah appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 16th, 2020

Now showing: Cinema Drive-In

As people adopt new habits apt for the changing times, businesses are also compelled to innovate and deliver new ways for everyone to experience the activities they have always enjoyed. One of these is recapturing the essence and joy of watching a film inside the halls of a cinema. While movie theaters still have yet to open, SM Cinema gives its patrons the perfect opportunity to see upcoming films through its newest out-of-home entertainment experience, the “SM Cinema Drive-in: Movies at Sundown”. A throwback to the good old days of drive-in theaters, SM Cinema relives this experience for a new generation to enjoy, bringing them a fresh avenue for a #SafeAndFunMovieWatching crusade from the comfort of their cars. Opening at SM City Pampanga Amphitheater, SM Cinema’s “Movies at Sundown” allows guests to watch movies on the big screen while observing social distancing rules set by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF). Starting today, Friday, July 31, 2020, it will open to the general public featuring the movies’ “Train to Busan 2: Peninsula” and “My Spy. The “SM Cinema Drive-in: Movies at Sundown” experience A first in the Philippines, SM Cinema’s drive-in theater takes Filipino viewers to a new horizon of movie-watching. Guests will be assigned their own parking spots to be guided by traffic marshalls. Once settled, spectators can see the film of their choice on a 20m x 8m screen raised 3-feet above the ground, and will be asked to tune in to a specific frequency on their car’s FM radio to broadcast the audio straight into their vehicles. Guests can also choose the 6:30PM or 8:50PM schedules from July 31 to August 2. In the succeeding weeks, schedules will be every Thursday to Sundays at 6:45PM. And what’s a drive-in cinema without movie snacks? For a ticket price of only P400 per person, this gives viewers the chance to relish in a new cinematic experience paired with a free Regular Popcorn, Bottled Water, and Beef Franks from SnackTime. A #SafeAndFunMovieWatching for Filipinos Optimizing the best view for all guests, two (2) persons can be inside the car and a maximum of four (4) guests will be allowed. Attendees must also be between the ages 21 and 59, pursuant to the safety guidelines set by the IATF. For added safety, viewers will also be asked to stay inside their vehicles with their masks on and practice social distancing all throughout the duration of the movie. Tickets for SM Cinema’s “Movies at Sundown” must be purchased online in advance at to ensure an uninterrupted viewing experience. No tickets will be sold at the venue, and viewers are advised to arrive at least 30 minutes before their scheduled screening. “At SM Cinema, we have always explored new dimensions in film screenings to give our viewers the best movie-watching experience they deserve. Now that new norms have come to us, we do our best to meet our audience where they’re at, all while presenting a safe and innovative movie entertainment setup that’s a first in the country,” said Ruby Ann Reyes, SM Cinema’s Vice President for Marketing. As a household name in film screening, SM Cinema brings back to its audience the joy of seeing movies on screen as they introduce a new way for people to catch their blockbuster favorites. Now available at SM City Pampanga—and soon in five other branches nationwide— catch the next big titles at the “SM Cinema Drive-in: Movies at Sundown” starting today, Friday, July 31, 2020 at SM City Pampanga. Purchase your tickets online via .....»»

Category: newsSource: NewsAug 1st, 2020

‘Non-extension of online voter registration will deny Filipinos their right to vote’

The Comelec decision is intended at preventing delays in other preparatory activities leading to the elections, including the finalization of the voters list. Instead of extending the registration beyond September 30, Comelec has instead extended registration hours and will be open on Saturdays and holidays. But would this be enough? The post ‘Non-extension of online voter registration will deny Filipinos their right to vote’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

The ideal opposition senator

Every Aug. 21, Filipinos pause to remember the many faces of the greatness of former senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. Having served in the Cabinet of his widow, President Corazon Aquino, I have seen him through the eyes of his family......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

1.26 million China-made vaccines arrive

Another 1,260,800 doses of China-made vaccines arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 yesterday morning, on board Philippine Airlines flight PR361 from Beijing, China......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

PayMaya offers free cash in at over 55,000 touchpoints

Digital financial services leader PayMaya has waived cash in fees at over 55,000 online and physical touchpoints nationwide, making it easier for consumers to put funds and use their e-wallet anytime, anywhere. This is in line with making financial services more accessible and convenient to all Filipinos, especially during heightened community quarantine measures across the country......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

49 Filipinos still in Afghanistan amid Taliban takeover; 158 evacuated — DFA

MANILA, Philippines — An estimated 49 Filipinos are still in Afghanistan while 158 have already left or were evacuated amid the takeover of the Taliban, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday. According to the DFA’s situation bulletin, 42 Filipinos are still requesting company or government repatriation. Meanwhile, the Philippine Embassy in Islamabad has […] The post 49 Filipinos still in Afghanistan amid Taliban takeover; 158 evacuated — DFA appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Duterte: Honor Ninoy s legacy by sacrificing for common good, becoming resilient

President Rodrigo Duterte Saturday urged Filipinos to honor the late Sen. Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr. by sacrificing for the common good and by becoming resilient as the country battles a pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

1.2 million doses of Chinese vaccines arrive in Philippines

The Philippines received Saturday 1.2 million doses of China-made COVID-19 vaccines, consisting of one million doses of Sinovac’s shot and 260,800 doses of Sinopharm’s jab.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Robredo calls on Filipinos to honor Ninoy’s sacrifice

Vice President Leni Robredo urged Filipinos to honor the sacrifice of the late Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. as the nation marked the 38th anniversary of his assassination......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

2 riders caught delivering shabu

The Philippine Coast Guard turned over two delivery riders to the police after they were caught allegedly delivering methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu to two returning overseas Filipinos quarantined at a hotel in Taguig City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

582,500 AstraZeneca shots procured by private sector arrive in Philippines

A shipment of 582,500 doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine procured by private firms and local governments arrived in the Philippines on Friday. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Evacuation bid of 90 Pinoy in Kabul fails

Flight cancellations have hampered government efforts to evacuate the remaining 90 Filipinos in Afghanistan, which is now under the control of the militant Taliban group, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

NTF wants to tap medical students as vaccinators

The National Task Force against COVID-19 or NTF wants to tap medical students to help in vaccinating Filipinos, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

10 Malasakit Centers operational in ZamBaSulTa

Sen. Bong Go praised yesterday the efforts of the Duterte administration to ensure that all Filipinos have access to health care services, particularly medical assistance for poor and indigent patients......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

3 million more Sinovac doses arrive in PH

3 million more Sinovac doses arrive in PH.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021