Iloilo Town Tourism Workers Hit By Covid Crisis Get Temporary Job

Spotlight

DPWH Upgrades Tourism Road Leading To S. Leyte Lake

The DPWH in Southern Leyte has completed the construction of a tourism road leading to Guinsaugon Lake in Saint Bernard town, a popular destination among mountaineers in Eastern Visayas.

Cebu Catholic Church Ready To Lend Parishes As Vax Sites

Archdiocese of Cebu welcomes the move of the local government units to utilize parish churches as vaccination sites as a way of encouraging lay faithful to get inoculated against the Covid-19.

Bacolod Eyes Initial 7 Villages For House-To-House Vax Drive

Some barangays in Bacolod have been prioritized for an intensified Covid-19 house-to-house vaccination campaign.

Cebu City Mayor Vows Safe Undas Amid Pandemic

Cebu City Mayor pledges to promote a safe observance of the “Kalag-Kalag” or the All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day amid the city being under Alert Level 2.

Workers of tourism-related establishments in the municipality of Lambunao in Iloilo affected by the health pandemic have found temporary jobs through the emergency employment program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

Lambunao tourism officer Jennifer L. Osorio, in an interview Tuesday, said 145 workers from 14 establishments were recipients of the emergency employment under the Tulong Pangkabuhayan Para sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced (TUPAD) of the DOLE in partnership with the Iloilo provincial government through the provincial tourism office.

“The first batch is composed of 51 workers who rendered work since Sept. 15 and will end on Sept. 25 while the second batch is currently preparing their documents,” she said.

They will be paid PHP395 daily for 10 days.

“They have been tasked to clean and beautify their respective establishments and other sites determined by the local government unit,” she added.

On May 22 this year, the provincial government through Executive Order 163 has suspended the operations of facilities in tourism, recreation, and accommodation as a means to reduce public mobility and curb cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

Identified the EO as tourism, recreation, and accommodation establishments are beach and inland resorts; water, amusement, and ecological parks; hotels, tourist inns; motels; pension houses; apartment hotels; private homes used for homestay; eco-lodges; serviced apartments; condotels; and bed and breakfast establishments.

The facilities, on the other hand, refer to swimming pools, cottages, beaches, playgrounds, game rooms, function rooms, dining halls, function rooms, food stations, dance halls, and bars.

She added that currently some of the establishments have resumed their operations, except for the resorts. (PNA)

NCCC Davao Sur Processes PhilSys Registration

The national identification registration is expanding in Davao del Sur with the addition of a mall registration site.

Here’s Everything You Need To Know To Keep You All The More Excited For “Darna”

Here's what we know about the much-awaited television project that will begin taping this November:

SM, GRI Gather Business And Sustainability Leaders In Virtual ASEAN Summit

SM Investments Corporation (SM) is taking charge in enjoining business leaders across the ASEAN region to adopt sustainable business practices!

PH To Kickstart Motorcycle Tourism In November

Tourism industry is now on its road to recovery, preparing some activities to regain the public's confidence to travel again.

NegOcc Village Chiefs Cite Role Of BDP In Uplifting Communities

Village chiefs in Negros Occidental jointly expressed their strong appreciation for the delivery of infrastructure and other development projects to their respective communities through the Barangay Development Program.

‘Bakuna Bus’ Targets Vax-Hesitant GenSan Residents, Workers

The GenSan city government is targeting to capture more essential workers and residents who were hesitant to avail of the Covid-19 vaccines in its newly launched mobile vaccination program.

RT-PCR Test Exemption For Fully Vaxxed Domestic Tourists Pushed

Mas maluwag na travel requirements para sa mga turista, aaprubahan na nga ba?

Israel Keen To Share Tech, Pandemic Strategies To PH Experts

The Israeli government will share its strategies and technologies in effectively dealing with the spread of Covid-19 to a group of Filipino experts.

Get Glammed Up For Your Virtual Holiday Parties In A Few Easy Steps

Here’s Shopee Beauty’s guide to getting photo-ready for all your virtual holiday reunions:

SMC Formally Opens San Miguel Market In Sariaya, Quezon

San Miguel Corporation formally inaugurated the San Miguel Market in Sariaya, Quezon, a safe community complete with amenities and facilities to support residents' livelihood and secure their future.