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DSWD assists strandees at Manila Port

Journal Online 20 Jan 2022
Staff from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) are currently at the Manila North Port Terminal to assist some 99 Badjaus who were stranded at the area since January 17 ... The DSWD is coordinating with the Manila City LGU if they can continue to provide the strandees with hotmeals until they leave for their hometowns.
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Columbia Shipmanagement Uses Hologram Tech in Training and Meetings

The Maritime Executive 20 Jan 2022
... travel with hologram-led international business meetings ... We used to fly people to Manila for £3K plus the cost of a hotel and the loss of a few days travel, but now they can contribute without leaving their country. Even experts who are unable to travel can be beamed in.
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Philippine gov’t to begin China loan talks for P175-B PNR Bicol project

The Philadelphia Inquirer 20 Jan 2022
... Build Build Build infrastructure program, aims to cut travel time from Manila to Sorsogon from 12 hours to as little as four hours.
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Bicol rail project: A long time coming

Manila Standard 20 Jan 2022
Politics and funding problems have hounded the project ... PNR Bicol, along with its future segments, will stretch 565 kilometers, connecting Metro Manila to the southern Luzon provinces of Sorsogon and Batangas. Once fully operational, it will cut travel time between Metro Manila and Bicol from 12 hours by road to as short as four hours ... ....
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DOH detects 5 omicron cases in Davao Region

Sun Star 20 Jan 2022
In a press statement released online, DOH-Davao confirmed that three of the cases are Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROF) while the remaining two are local transmissions with no history of international travel ... He completed his 14-day isolation in Manila before traveling to Davao Region.
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Workers get hiked cash assistance, sickness benefits

Manila Standard 20 Jan 2022
Brosas said reports reaching her office revealed that the policy has caused severe inconvenience to unvaccinated commuters within Metro Manila and those seeking to travel to Metro Manila, and reduced incomes for jeepney drivers and operators.
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Omicron detected in Davao Region

The Manila Times 20 Jan 2022
He completed his 14-day isolation in Manila before traveling to Davao Region ... 4 is a 28-year-old female, fully vaccinated, a local resident of Davao Occidental with no history of international travel ... 5 is a 63-year-old male, fully vaccinated, a local resident of Davao Occidental, also with no history of international travel.
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PH must review, ease int'l travel quarantine protocols — Concepcion

Manila Bulletin 20 Jan 2022
Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion said the Philippines should reexamine its quarantine protocols for international travel, saying other countries have recently started easing their international arrival restrictions in light of recent developments in the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. PIXABAY / MANILA BULLETIN.
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DOH: Omicron causes surge in Davao Region

Sun Star 20 Jan 2022
In a press statement released online, DOH-Davao confirmed that three of the cases are returning overseas Filipinos (ROF) while the remaining two are local transmissions with no history of international travel ... He completed his 14-day isolation in Manila before traveling to Davao Region.
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Canadian Orientation Abroad (COA) Facilitator

Reliefweb 20 Jan 2022
Be fully efficient at using the COA data-encoding system (MiMOSA) in coordination with COA Manila staff ... Carry out various administrative tasks, including logistics of Travel on Duty (TDY), the organization of meetings and workshops, corresponding with participants, preparation of background documents and presentations.
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Chinese contractors to build Philippines' fastest, longest railway: ambassador

China Daily 19 Jan 2022
"Once fully operational, it will cut travel time between Metro Manila and the Bicol region from the current 12 hours by road to as short as four hours," the Department of Transportation said in a statement, adding that it could serve up to 14.6 million passengers per year.
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DOTR, Chinese firms sign P142-b PNR Bicol contract

Manila Standard 19 Jan 2022
3 Engineering Group Co. Ltd ... Ltd ... Along with future segments, PNR Bicol will consist of a 565-kilometer railway, connecting Metro Manila to the southern Luzon provinces of Sorsogon and Batangas. Once fully operational, it will cut travel time between Metro Manila and Bicol from 12 hours by road to as short as 4 hours ... ....
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Official: Omicron may have entered Bacolod City undetected

Sun Star 19 Jan 2022
Chris Sorongon, deputy for data and medical analysis of the Emergency Operations Center-Task Force (EOC-TF), said that a lot of travelers, who came from areas where the Omicron variant was detected like Metro Manila, arrived in Bacolod City, especially after the holidays.
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2 persons with Omicron variant detected in Cagayan province

The Philadelphia Inquirer 19 Jan 2022
18. Dr ... In a statement, Cortina said one of the patients from Tuao town had a travel history from Metro Manila ... .
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PAL US flights to proceed after resolving 5G concerns

Manila Bulletin 19 Jan 2022
IMG-61295315a896147728bc545100568190-V ... “The safety of our passengers and crew is always our top priority,” stated PAL Senior Vice President for Operations Captain Stanley K ... The continued safe operation of these flights benefit thousands of travelers, including US-based Filipinos, who take PAL’s nonstop service between Manila and the U.S ... .
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