Quezon City Representative Marvin Rillo has given his assurance to Filipino citizens who will be reaching the age of 100 this year that there is enough funding available for their P100,000 centenarian gift.
As Tropical Storm Kabayan (international name: Jelawat) approached the Philippine mainland, the state meteorological bureau PAGASA issued Wind Signal No. 2 for numerous regions in Mindanao on Monday morning.
An official from the Department of Science and Technology's Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) raised concern about the rising obesity rate in the Philippines, which is presently at 46%.
Nicole Bian-Ledesma, president of the Davao Tourism Association (DATA), said that the business sector and local government units (LGU) in Davao Region should band together to lobby airlines to increase flights from Singapore to Davao City.