House probes NCoV impact

February 11, 2020
The Speaker said measures should be taken to soften the impact of the 2019-nCoV problem such as strengthening domestic tourism and exploring other tourism markets. He hopes that through this hearing the Department of Tourism and other tourism stakeholders they can work together to develop viable solutions to lessen impact to the livelihood of the informal workers dependent on the tourism industry.

Still more fun in PH, DoT tells tourists

February 11, 2020
THE Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Tourism Congress of the Philippines (TCP) yesterday assured foreign and domestic tourists that the Philippines remains a safe destination for travel as the DOT intensified efforts to encourage visitors to come to the country to counter the effect of the novel corona virus (nCov) crisis on tourism.

DOT assures PH still safe tourist destination

February 11, 2020
THE Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Tourism Congress of the Philippines (TCP) yesterday assured foreign and domestic tourists that the Philippines remains a safe destination for travel as it intensifies effort to encourage visitors to come to the country to counter the effect of the novel corona virus (nCov) crisis on tourism.

Travel ban now includes Taiwan

February 11, 2020
Permanent resident aliens are those who were issued immigrant visas under the Philippine immigration act;, those who are residents following the alien legalization program under EO 324 or the alien social integration program under RA 7919; holders of native born visas; aliens who acquired permanent resident status by reasons of marriage to a Filipino and aliens with approved refugee status.

Go reiterates: PRRD has authority to terminate VFA

February 11, 2020
Asked if he would vote for the Senate resolution asking the President to reconsider his decision, Go answered in a previous interview, “Susunod po ako kung ano ‘yung batas. Kung naaayon naman sa ating batas na pwedeng i-terminate ng Presidente ang VFA at kung di na po kailangan ng concurrence ng Congress ay respetuhin dapat po ‘yun.”

ABS-CBN Statement

February 10, 2020
In a statement, the ABS-CBN said the filing of quo warranto case against the company appears to be an effort to shut down ABS-CBN to the serious prejudice of millions of Filipinos who rely on the network for news, entertainment and public service.

Trillanes charged

February 10, 2020
THE Department of Justice has indicted former senator Antonio Trillanes IV and 10 other individuals tagged in the “Ang Tutoong Narcolist” videos, which implicated President Duterte and some of his family members in the illegal drugs trade.