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Crucifixion rites in Pampanga attract thousands of local and foreign tourists
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, April 19 (PNA) -- Thousands of local and foreign visitors flocked to the crucifixion sites here on Good Friday to witness the reenactment of the passion and death of Jesus Christ. The spectators, unmindful of the scorching heat, trooped to a man-made calvary hill in Barangay San Pedro Cutud and in the villages of San Juan and Sta. Lucia to personally watch the "magdarame" (flagellants) whipping themselves and men getting nailed on the wooden crosses, an annual ritual which has been observed in the province for 53 years. This time, 22 men were nailed to crosses i...

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DTI-MisOr launches four shared service facility projects

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 19 (PIA) -- Four Shared Service Facility (SSF) projects of the Department of Trade and Industry - Misamis Oriental (DTI-MOR) were launched recently to give Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) here and in the province access to better technology and more sophisticated equipment.   Through a signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), projects were granted to Talis... Read Full Story - DTI-MisOr la...

Pay rules for holidays on April and May

MANILA, April 19 -- Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz earlier this month issued a Labor Advisory No. 10 prescribing the proper and correct payment of wages to private sector workers on the regular holidays and special (non-working) day in April and May 2014. In a press statement, it is indicated that there are four regular holidays in the months of April and May, April 9, a... Read Full Story - Pay rules fo...

Economic Development

DTI-MisOr launches four shared service facility projects

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 19 (PIA) -- Four Shared Service Facility (SSF) projects of the Department of Trade and Industry - Misamis Orienta...

Good Governance

Pay rules for holidays on April and May

MANILA, April 19 -- Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz earlier this month issued a Labor Advisory No. 10 prescribing the proper...

Human Development

Sen. Marcos bats for creation of Dep’t of Sports 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, April 15 (PIA) - - With the issue on the current standing of the Philippines in international sports competit...

Heritage and Culture

Crucifixion rites in Pampanga attract thousands of local and foreign tourists

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, April 19 (PNA) -- Thousands of local and foreign visitors flocked to the crucifixion sites here on Good Friday to...

Special Reports

Buhain enjoins the faithful to repent and believe in the Gospel

PARAÑAQUE City, April 19, (PIA) - - Manila Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Teodoro J. Buhain, Jr. enjoined the assembled Catholics at the Cathedral P...

Events

VP Binay to Pangasinan graduates: Be Strong

DAGUPAN CITY, April 18 (PIA) -  Vice President Jejomar Binay has challenged the 1, 873 graduates of the Pangasinan State University to muster str...

Announcements

Workers get free MRT train rides on Labor Day--Baldoz

MANILA, April 17 -- As the country prepares to celebrate the 112th Labor Day on May 1, Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz annou...

ASEAN

Foreign manufacturers keen on moving to PHL

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 18 (PIA) - More foreign manufacturing companies operating in China and other ASEAN countries are seriously considering movi...

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