The Daily Manila Shimbun


“Cyber graduation”, first in Taguig City

May 22, 2020

A school in Taguig City on Friday pilot their first cybergraduation ceremony using student-made robots. The ceremony was held at Sen. Renato “Companero” Cayetano Memorial Science and Technology High School (SRCC). First in the country, graduating students are shown on


Manila developing app for people to scan area for COVID-19 cases

May 14, 2020

The local government of Manila is set to launch an application as part of its preparation on the possible lifting of the enhance community quarantine (ECQ) in the city. “Few days from now, we will be launching  an application or


International Nurses Day: Nurses deserve praise, thanks, protection amid COVID-19

May 12, 2020

Geneva – Nurses and other health care workers on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19 deserve to be recognized and commended for their lifesaving efforts and personal sacrifices amid increased medical risk — and in some places amid ostracization, harassment


Senators pay tribute to film director Peque Gallaga

May 11, 2020

The Senate today adopted a resolution expressing its profound sympathy and condolences to the family of movie director Maurice Ruiz Luzuriaga Gallaga, better known as Peque Gallaga, who passed away on May 7, 2020, at the age of 76. Majority


Five-star Marco Polo Hotel Davao to stop operations June 15: report

May 8, 2020

DAVAO CITY – Five-star Marco Polo Hotel Davao will stop operations on June 15 after the COVID-19 epidemic reduced its customers, the Mindanao Times reported. The 245-room hotel, part of a chain of hotels across Asia, ”still has some guests,


Phivolcs clarifies Mount Halcon reports

May 6, 2020

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Mount Halcon in Oriental Mindoro is not a volcano following posts on social media where alleged “smoke” is at the top of the mountain. In a statement, Phivolcs assured the public


DFA Honors Filipino Recipients of Royal Honors, Medical Frontliners in the Netherlands

May 4, 2020

THE HAGUE- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) honors our modern-day heroes for their contributions in advancing the cause and interest of the Filipinos both in the Philippines and overseas, and for bringing honor and recognition to the country through


Mt. Fuji Trail on Yamanashi Pref. Side to Close in Summer

May 3, 2020

Kofu, Yamanashi Pref.- Yamanashi Governor Kotaro Nagasaki has said that the central Japan prefecture plans to close down a trail of Mount Fuji on the Yamanashi side during the summer this year, in response to the spread of the new