Americans celebrate Thanksgiving under pall of pandemic

11/27/2020

Washington, United States—Millions of Americans defied public health guidelines on Thursday, November 26, 2020, to spend a subdued Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends as coronavirus deaths surged worldwide. More than a million people were screened at US…

Duterte declares May 25 holiday for Eid’l Fitr

Darryl John Esguerra - INQUIRER.net 05/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Monday, May 25, as a regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr or the culmination of the Fasting of Ramadan. Duterte made the declaration through Proclamation 944 signed by…

Those trapped in China virus lockdown expect lonely holiday

01/24/2020

BEIJING (AP) — Bai Xue had planned a road trip through China’s lush eastern coast to ring in the Lunar New Year, usually a time of lively family reunions and abundant feasts. Then came a new virus,…

Enjoy a Holiday Feast at Waterfront

PR 12/16/2019

Christmas day is definitely the most awaited day of the year as it traditionally brings people together and provides opportunities for them to express their love and gratitude to one another through simple gifts, greetings, and the…

Labella pushes for December 4 holiday in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella urged Congressmen Bebot Abellanosa and Raul Del Mar to push for the declaration of a holiday in Cebu every December 4, the birthday of former senator Sergio “Serging” Osmeña, Jr.…

Sweeten up the Holidays with Waterfront goodies

PR 11/29/2019

The Yuletide season is made sweeter here at the “center of it all” as Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino offers its valued guests with delightful and sweet goodies perfect for the merriest time of the year.…

Inmates’ parols shine another message of hope to Parkmall’s Christmas Tree

Marc Cosep 11/20/2019

A true Cebuano community mall in the city, Parkmall continues its yearly tradition of lighting their Christmas Tree as they herald the most fun time of the year. Their Christmas Tree, located at Piazza Rotunda, is draped…

Bello issues holiday pay advisory

Jovic Yee 10/29/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III reminded employers on Monday to give workers their proper wages as the country commemorates All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, which are both declared special nonworking holidays. In…

Radisson Blu Cebu Lights Up for Diwali Festival

PR 10/24/2019

Radisson Blu Cebu lights up for the biggest and brightest Hindu holiday with a festive banquet of authentic Indian fare on 27 October 2019 at Feria, the deluxe hotel’s signature all-day dining restaurant. Signifying the triumph of…

Commission on the Laity: Duterte’s declaration of Sept. 8 as a special working holiday a ‘pleasant’ surprise

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Archdiocese of Cebu’s Commission on the Laity said they welcome the declaration of the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary every September 8 as a special working holiday. Fe Barino,…

Why isn’t International Women’s Day a holiday in the Philippines?

Preen 03/07/2019

Would you believe it if I told you that International Women’s Day is considered a national holiday in 28 countries? Some of them even give women days off during this holiday. If you’re surprised, you should be…

Holiday travellers return to Cebu

Rosalie Abatayo 01/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Travellers have started to return to Cebu today, January 2. Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Cebu Station Commander Alvin Dagalea said that security measures are in place to ensure the security of Cebu ports…

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