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Ainu Culture Promotion Center to Open on July 12

June 19, 2020

Tokyo- Japanese tourism minister Kazuyoshi Akaba said Friday that “Upopoy,” a new national center featuring the culture of the Ainu indigenous people, will open on July 12. The launch of the center in the town of Shiraoi in the northernmost


Green group urges Duterte to stop road project at Romblon park

June 17, 2020

A environmental group Tuesday urged President Rodrigo Duterte to stop a P95 million road  construction project at the Guiting-Guiting Natural Park in Sibuyan Island, Romblon. Rodne Galicha, chairman of the Bayay Sibuyanon Inc., said Duterte should stop to stop the


Mati to open beaches, bays under new normal

June 11, 2020

DAVAO CITY –Davao Oriental’s capital city is set to open its famous Dahican beach and three destinations  but under a strict norm on physical distancing and hygiene, as it celebrates its cityhood and its annual bay festival this month. In


Palace advises Boracay, Bohol to prepare for possible lifting of tourist ban

June 3, 2020

Malacañang advised on Wednesday resort owners in Boracay island in Aklan and Bohol to prepare for possible lifting of tourist ban in the coming weeks. In a radio interview, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said those areas under modified general community


PH Embassy in The Hague Welcomes Dutch Translation of F. Sionil Jose’s Novel “Po-on”

June 1, 2020

THE HAGUE- The Philippine Embassy in The Hague congratulated Mr. Gerard Arp, a Dutch writer and translator, for the successful release of his latest publication, Schemering, the Dutch translation of the novel “Po-on” by F. Sionil Jose, coinciding with the celebration of the Philippine


March 2011 Disaster Museum Opens in Fukushima Pref.

May 31, 2020

Iwaki, Fukushima Pref.- A museum to pass down memories and lessons left by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami to future generations opened on Saturday in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, hit hard by the disaster. “We’ll use it as a base


NTF eyes Bohol to be model for local tourism under “new normal”

May 29, 2020

The National Task Force on COVID-19 is mulling to make Bohol province as a model for local tourism when the country shifts to “new normal.” NTF Chief Implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. said Bohol was one of the areas he visited


Strawberries remain abundant despite COVID-19

May 27, 2020

LA TRINIDAD-  Strawberries are abundant despite limitations  due to the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Food passes have ensured that strawberry farmers could bring the popular summer fruit to markets, the agriculture department said. Strawberries are one of the centerpieces of