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Three holidays in August

Just in case you don’t know yet,  there will be three holidays this month of August. Malacanang declared August 9, 2013 a regular holiday to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadhan. Ninoy Aquino Day, August 21 (Wednesday), is a special (non-working) holiday. August 26, the last Monday of August, is meanwhile National Heroes Day, a regular […]

Dengue vaccine tested in PH may soon be released globally

The Philippines is one of the many testing sites all over world for a vaccine that aims to prevent dengue. Sanofi-Pasteur, a leading global vaccine company, announces it is already in the final stage in developing the anti-dengue vaccine. “We’re currently having efficacy trials with over 30,000 volunteers both in Asia, including the Philippines, and […]

Japan eases visa rules for Filipinos

MANILA, Philippines – The Japanese embassy in Manila clarified yesterday that Japan has not lifted the visa requirement for Filipinos but is giving multiple-entry visas to Filipinos. The embassy made the clarification following reports that Japan had lifted its visa requirement for the Philippines. “However, Japan has opened multiple-entry visas to Filipinos. Japan will continue […]

Baguio declared one of the next web cities

BAGUIO CITY—The Summer Capital was recently adjudged as one of the top 10 next web cities, making it a “preferred destination for information and communication technology business process management (IT-BPM) operations.” The new rating was conferred by the DOST’s Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO), with the Information Technology and Business Processing Association of the […]