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Belmonte welcomes decision to keep NCR under GCQ

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte yesterday welcomed the decision of President Duterte to keep Metro Manila under general community quarantine until the rollout of vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 24th, 2021

CCPO welcomes cancellation of physical Sinulog events

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) welcomed the decision of organizers of the Sinulog to cancel all physical events of the festival. “We haven’t received, personally, any official communication stating that physical activities of the Sinulog Festival but we welcome this development,” said Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for […] The post CCPO welcomes cancellation of physical Sinulog events appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Go welcomes Kuwait court’s decision on OFW murder case

A Kuwaiti criminal court on Dec. 30 sentenced to death by hanging a Kuwaiti woman for killing Filipina domestic worker Jeanelyn Padernal Villavende in December 2019. The husband was sentenced to four years in prison for covering up and not reporting the crime......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2021

Belmonte: Reopening of EDSA U-turn slots win-win solution

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte welcomed yesterday the decision of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to reopen two U-turn slots along EDSA to ease traffic congestion during the Christmas season......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2020

FinTech welcomes Phl’s digital banking system

Emerging financial technology firms welcomed the recent decision of the Monetary Board to recognize digital banking platform as a new bank category that’s separate and distinct from the traditional bank classifications. According to Lito Villanueva, chair at Fintech Alliance.ph and RCBC EVP and chief innovation and inclusion officer, the FinTech Alliance and the entire Philippine […] The post FinTech welcomes Phl’s digital banking system appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 1st, 2020

Madridejos welcomes DILG probe on crowd gathering

BANTAYAN ISLAND, Philippines — The local government of Madridejos town in northern Cebu welcomed the decision of the national government to conduct an investigation into the mass gathering during last November 27’s Suroy-Suroy Sugbo in Bantayan Island.  Mayor Salvador Dela Fuente, in a phone interview with reporters on Sunday, November 29, said they were willing […] The post Madridejos welcomes DILG probe on crowd gathering appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2020

US welcomes suspension of VFA abolition

The United States welcomed on Thursday the decision of the Philippine government to suspend the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement for another six months......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 12th, 2020

A safer registration process

NAMFREL welcomes the decision of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to resume the registration of voters for the 2022 elections on September 1 nationwide......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsNov 12th, 2020

Travel agencies welcome resumption of operations

The Philippine Travel Agencies Association welcomes with caution the decision of the government to allow the operations of travel agencies and tour operators in general community quarantine and modified GCQ areas, emphasizing that it would only resume operations when there is already a reasonable demand for travel among Filipinos......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 18th, 2020

Nurses’ group welcomes move allowing more health workers to work abroad

The Filipino Nurses United (FNU) on Tuesday welcomed the decision of the government to allow more health workers to work abroad, stating the country has enough to fill its needed workforce. This came after President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Monday night that all health workers with perfected contracts as of Aug. 31 may now be […] The post Nurses’ group welcomes move allowing more health workers to work abroad appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

MORE Power welcomes SC ruling on franchise

MORE Electric and Power Corp. on Thursday described the decision of the Supreme Court affirming its role as the new electricity distributor in Iloilo City as the city’s triumph for consumer rights and protection......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 17th, 2020

UAAP welcomes creation of guidelines for resumption of training

By Kristel Satumbaga     The UAAP welcomes the decision of the Commission on Higher Education to create a technical working group that will craft the guidelines for the resumption of training for collegiate athletes. In a statement released Monday afternoon, the league said it is “committed to helping with this initiative as one of […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 8th, 2020

DOT exec welcomes NHCP ruling on Limasawa as 1st Mass site

TACLOBAN CITY—The head of the Eastern Visayas office of the Department of Tourism (DOT) welcomed the decision of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) supporting earlier findings that Limasawa in Southern Leyte was the site of the first Catholic Mass in the Philippines in 1521. “I hope this decision of the NHCP will […] The post DOT exec welcomes NHCP ruling on Limasawa as 1st Mass site appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 24th, 2020

DOF welcomes $300 million loan from ADB

The Department of Finance welcomed the Asian Development Bank decision to approve a $300 million loan that will support efforts to ramp up financial inclusion, especially in unserved and under served areas of the country......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 24th, 2020

LTO-7 welcomes gov’t decision to allow pillion riding without barriers

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) welcomed the decision of the National Task Force (NTAF) on the coronavirus pandemic to no longer require motorcycle barriers for pillion riders living in the same household in areas under general community quarantine. LTO-7 Director Victor Caindec said the regional agency will comply […] The post LTO-7 welcomes gov’t decision to allow pillion riding without barriers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 19th, 2020

Cebu City welcomes evaluation from national gov’t

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government welcomed the decision of the country’s anti-coronavirus task force to evaluate how the city government had handled the pandemic here. “That’s their prerogative and we welcome their evaluation… Any help extended would be welcome, and any evaluation we’re going to take is also welcome,” Cebu City Mayor […] The post Cebu City welcomes evaluation from national gov’t appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 21st, 2020

Regional coalition welcomes Hong Kong& rsquo;s termination of vaping ban

A regional consumer advocacy group has lauded Hong Kong Legislative Council’s (Legco) decision to terminate discussions on the proposed ban on vaping products, saying this will provide smokers with safer smoke-free alternatives......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 10th, 2020

Drilon welcomes PhilHealth test kits’ lower prices

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon yesterday welcomed the decision of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. to reduce the price of its COVID-19 test package by 50 percent, but insisted that the agency should peg the price lower......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2020

Manila welcomes modified ECQ order from IATF

The local government of Manila on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the government’s inter-agency task force for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response to place the National Capital Region (NCR) under modified enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). In a statement, Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said that the decision of the IATF is a welcome […] The post Manila welcomes modified ECQ order from IATF appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 13th, 2020

Gwen welcomes May 15 extension of ECQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia welcomed the decision of Malacañang to extend the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in Cebu to May 15. At a press conference aired online Friday, April 24, Garcia said the move from the national government would enable stakeholders here to have ample time to prepare for a possible modified […] The post Gwen welcomes May 15 extension of ECQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 24th, 2020

Japan welcomes Olympic flame as doubts swirl over Games

Tokyo (AFP) – The Olympic flame arrives in Japan on Friday, with what should have been a joyous celebration dramatically downscaled as doubts grow over whether the Tokyo Games can go ahead during the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers have already taken the “heartbreaking” decision to pare back events surrounding the torch relay, as the world battles […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMar 19th, 2020