By TJ Burgonio
After close to three years in office, he longs for a quiet, stress-free vacation. After an overnight stay at the Shangri-La Mactan, President Aquino said he woke up Friday morning to a refreshing sight: Tourists taking a dip in the sea or in the hotel pool.
By Tweeny M. Malinao
DESPITE the summer heat, passengers waited in line just to avail of tickets for the next sea vessel home at Pier 3 yesterday.
By Ronnel W. Domingo
In an apparent effort to encourage members to avail themselves of various programs other than housing loans, the head of the government’s home development mutual fund (called Pag-Ibig), Darlene Marie B. Berberabe, has taken to describing its multipurpose loan (MPL) as an “antidepressed loan.”
From April to September 2010, around 3.4 million domestic visitors traveled to the National Capital Region mainly for pleasure or vacation, according to the 2010 Household Survey on Domestic Visitors.
By Julie M. Aurelio
Police began Thursday their regular inspection of major bus terminals in Quezon City as part of preparations for the exodus of denizens of the metropolis returning to their home provinces for the holidays.
By DJ Yap
If you are leaving for the provinces for the All Saints Day weekend, don’t advertise it. The Philippine National Police advises Metro Manila residents leaving for their hometowns to keep a low profile and not to drop clues that the house would be empty during the break to prevent burglaries.
The White House showed President Barack Obama absorbed in a security briefing with his top anti-terror aide Friday, countering Republican complaints about his summer vacation.