Coin Deposit Machines Accumulate P12.5M, to be Recirculated Immediately

Posted on August 01, 2023

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) managed to reclaim P12.5 million in assorted coins into circulation following the installation of ten coin deposit machines (CoDMs) in selected shopping malls across Luzon since June 20. 

60th Memorial Scout Ceremony: Honoring the Sacrificial Love of Fallen Scouts

Posted on July 31, 2023

An annual mass for Scout Memorial Day was held on Friday, July 28, 2023, at the Colegio Chapel in celebration for the 60th death anniversary of the 24 Filipino Boy Scouts during the 11th World Scout Jamboree plane crash in August 1963. 

LRT-1, 2 to Implement Increased Fares starting Aug. 2

Posted on July 31, 2023

Following the approval of the implementation of increased fares for Light Rail Transit (LRT) lines 1 and 2 by the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the minimum fare for both rail lines will go up by P2.29 beginning August 2.

Super Typhoon Egay exits PAR, New LPA Threatens PH

Posted on July 28, 2023

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) announced on Thursday that Typhoon Egay (also known as Doksuri internationally) has left the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR).

COVID-19 No Longer a Public Health Emergency, Travel Health Protocols Lifted

Posted on July 27, 2023

National institutions and agencies imposed a new set of health-related policies after President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. lifted the state of public emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. 

“The State of The Nation is Sound,” President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Said in His Second SONA

Posted on July 25, 2023

Ferdinand Marcos Jr., now in his second year of being The Philippine President, delivered his State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City on July 24.

President Marcos Jr. Suspends Classes, Government Work on July 24 due to ‘Egay’, Transport Strike

Posted on July 23, 2023

Classes on all public schools and government work in Metro Manila are suspended on Monday, July 24, anticipating expected inclement weather due to tropical storm ‘Egay’ and a 72-hour transport strike coinciding with the second State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

Maharlika Investment Fund Bill Gets Senate Support

Posted on May 31, 2023

The Maharlika Investment Fund (MIF) Bill, introduced by Sen. Mark Villar, continues to face objections in the Senate after its approval for the third and final reading on Tuesday, May 30, with the opposition senators pointing out its risks and questioning the push of the bill in the Senate. 

Massive Fire Hit Manila Central Post Office in Intramuros, Manila

Posted on May 22, 2023

A fire hit the Manila Central Office late Sunday night, reaching the first alarm at 11:41 p.m., Task Force Delta at 5:25 a.m., and the general alarm was raised at 5:45 a.m.

VPAA Issues Memo on COVID Subvariant ‘Arcturus’, Cases Continue to Rise

Posted on May 02, 2023

The Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) released VPAA Memo No. 035 to the Letran community on Monday, May 1, 2023, amidst the rise of COVID-19 cases and detection of the coronavirus subvariant Arcturus in the Philippines.