BI deploys add’l personnel at NAIA for Holy Week

MANILA — Additional 57 officers from other Immigration offices have been deployed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for the Holy Week, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced Monday.…

DOH warns public vs. dehydration, tetanus during Holy Week

MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) has reminded the public against dehydration amid rising temperatures and tetanus during the Holy Week when some devotees observe the Lenten traditions. In a…

No LRT, PNR ops on Holy Week break

MANILA — The Light Rail Transit (LRT) and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) will suspend their operations during the Holy Week break for maintenance activities. In an advisory released by…

CBCP head reminds the faithful to reflect on the love poured by Jesus Christ to make this week holy

MANILA — The head of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) reminded the faithful to reflect on the love poured by Jesus Christ to make this week holy.…

Anti-smoking advocate calls for a smoke-free Holy Week

MANILA — The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) has appealed to Filipinos to shun smoking this Holy Week. “We are hoping that Filipinos would consider not smoking, at…

Pangasinan police director leads cops in ‘Bisikleta Iglesia’

DAGUPAN CITY — While some Catholic devotees are doing their yearly “Visita Iglesia”, the police in Pangasinan are conducting their own “Bisikleta Iglesia” in a bid to visit all the…

Heading home for the Holy Week

1-M devotees expected to flock to Manaoag this Holy Week

MANAOAG, Pangasinan — Thousands of devotees have begun flocking to Manaoag, said to be the country’s biggest pilgrimage center, with the crowd expected to swell to one million, maybe more…

No voter registration on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday — Comelec

MANILA — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced Wednesday that the ongoing nationwide voter registration will take a break for two days this Holy Week. Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez advised…

DPWH-CAR advises motorists to take Marcos Highway to Baguio

BAGUIO CITY — Motorists going to Baguio City for vacation during the observance of Holy Week are advised to pass Marcos Highway or the Baguio-Bauang road to avoid inconvenience due…

‘Palaspas’ for Palm Sunday