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Sept. 8 of every year declared as “National Green Building Day”

October 28, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared September 8 of every year as “National Green Building Day.” Duterte, in Proclamation No. 1030, which he signed on October 21, said there is a need to provide opportunities to encourage cooperation between the public

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Palace congratulates Miss Iloilo City for winning Miss Universe Philippines

October 26, 2020

Malacanang congratulated on Monday Miss Iloilo Rabiya Mateo who bagged the Miss Universe Philippines title during a competition held in Baguio City. “The stars aligned when she (Mateo) was proclaimed as best Filipina in the entire universe,” said Presidential Spokesperson

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Tourists going to Boracay now required 72-hour RT-PCR test negative result instead of 48 hours – Palace

October 16, 2020

Tourists going to Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan are now allowed a 72-hour negative result of reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction testing for coronavirus disease. This was after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases approved

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Puyat reminds ‘Staycation Hotels’ to follow rules, protocols

October 15, 2020

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat issued a reminder to “staycation hotels,” to adhere to the guidelines and protocols set by the Department of Tourism (DOT) and ensure a memorable and safe staycation of guests taking a break from months of quarantine.

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Japan travel firms to get more funds under “Go To” campaign

October 14, 2020

Tokyo- The Japanese government will provide private-sector travel companies with more funds for covering the costs of discounts under its Go To Travel tourism promotion program, tourism minister Kazuyoshi Akaba said Tuesday. The move comes after major travel-booking website operators

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New dining-use face shield developed with Fugaku data

October 14, 2020

Tokyo- Suntory Liquors Ltd. and Toppan Printing Co. said they have developed a face shield that can be worn while eating, using data from simulations by the Fugaku supercomputer. The new product, announced Tuesday, comes as eateries struggle with measures

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Tokyo opens pet-friendly facility for COVID-19 patients

October 14, 2020

Tokyo-The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday opened an accommodation facility that allows COVID-19 patients to stay with their pets. The move is part of the metropolitan government’s efforts to ensure that coronavirus patients with mild or no symptoms stay at

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Batangas now open to divers- DOT

October 14, 2020

The Department of Tourism (DOT) calls on divers to dust off their masks, fins, snorkels, regulators, and other gear as popular dive sites in Batangas prepare to welcome tourists. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, as Chairperson of the Philippine Commission on

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