Updated Sinulog Festival 2016 Information, Schedule of Activities and Programs

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Updated Sinulog Festival 2016 Information, Schedule of Activities and Programs

“No Registration, No Travel Policy from LTO

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lto philippinesLand Transportation Office (LTO) Philippines has already realeased the “No Registration, No Travel” policy and will take effect starting April 1, 2015. Below are the details for strict compliance.

Memorandum Circular No. AVT-2015-1927
NO REGISTRATION — NO TRAVEL
Starting 01 April 2015, no four (4)-wheeled motor vehicle can be used, driven or operated on the roads without being duly registered with the Land Transportation Office (LTO) pursuant to R.A. 4136, Joint Administrative Order No. 2014-01 and other applicable rules and regulations.

1.  Any vehicle without license plates shall be stopped and the driver must present the Certificate of Registration (CR) and Official Receipt (OR) of the vehicle;

2.  If only CR/OR are presented, a fine of Php 5,000.00 shall be imposed for failure to attach the plates;

3.  In case Special Plates were applied for, the driver must present the OR for the payment;

4.  If without CR/OR, the driver must present the following:

a.  Certificate of Stock Reported;

b.  Sales Invoice, which must be dated within seven (7) days prior to the apprehension; and

c.  Certificate of Insurance Cover, which must be dated on or after the date of the Sales Invoice.

5.  In the absence of any of the above, the vehicle owner shall be fined the amount of Php 10,000.00 for using an unregistered vehicle and the driver shall be fined the amount of Php 1,000.00 and cited for
reckless driving;

6.  Further, if at the time of apprehension the date of the Sales Invoice exceeds thirty-seven (37) days from the date of purchase, the vehicle shall be impounded;

7.  This is without prejudice to the liability of the concerned manufacturer, assembler, importer and dealer; and

8.  All apprehensions may be contested within five (5) days therefrom.

For strict compliance.

US President Barack Obama Arrives in Manila Philippines

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US President Barack Obama Arrives in Manila PhilippinesUS President arrived in the Philippines April 28, 2014 (Monday) 1:26 in the afternoon at Air Force One at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
All terminals in NAIA Airport has been closed for an hour (Monday, 12:30 to 1:30) and also on Tuesday.
He is here for his 2 days state visit in the Philippines. He will also meet Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and to strengthen ties between the two countries.
After meeting the Philippine President, they will also have a bilateral meeting, a joint conference and a dinner.
The US President was welcomed by honour guards, Vice President Jejomar Binay, US Ambassador Philip Goldberg, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario, Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II, and Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Cuisia.
President Barack  Obama and his party was then boarded to the the Marine One Presidential Helicopter that would bring them to Malacañang.

US President arrived in the Philippines April 28, 2014 (Monday) 1:26 in the afternoon at Air Force One at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. All terminals in NAIA Airport has been closed for an hour (Monday, 12:30 to 1:30) and also on Tuesday.He is here for his 2 days state visit in the Philippines. He will also meet Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and to strengthen ties between the two countries.After meeting the Philippine President, they will also have a bilateral meeting, a joint conference and a dinner.

The US President was welcomed by honour guards, Vice President Jejomar Binay, US Ambassador Philip Goldberg, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario, Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II, and Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Cuisia.

President Barack  Obama and his party was then boarded to the the Marine One Presidential Helicopter that would bring them to Malacañang.

Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Philippines

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Official List of Philippine Holidays for 2012

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A. Regular Holidays

  • January 1 - New Year’s Day
  • April 5 and  6 (Thursday and Friday) - Maundy Thursday and Good Friday
  • April 9 (Monday) - Araw ng Kagitingan
  • May 1 (Tuesday) - Labor Day
  • June 12 (Tuesday) - Independence Day
  • August 27 (Monday) - National Heroes Day
  • November 30 (Wednesday) – Bonifacio Day
  • December 25 (Tuesday) - Christmas Day
  • December 30 (Sunday) - Rizal Day

B. Special (non-working) holidays

  • January 23 Chinese Lunar New Year
  • August 21 (Tuesday), Ninoy Aquino Day
  • November 1 (Thursday) - All Saints’ Day
  • November 2 (Friday) - All Soul’s Day Additional special (non-working) day
  • December 24 - Christmas Eve
  • December 31 - New Year’s Eve
  • August 31 – Eidul Fitar
  • October 26 - Eid-al-Adha

C. Others

  • February 25 (Saturday), EDSA People Power Revolution anniversary
  • July 27 - Founding Anniversary of Iglesia ni Cristo – Special national working holiday

D. Local Holidays

  • January 16 – Sinulog “Fiesta of Cebu Philippines”
  • January 12 – Talisay City Cebu Charter Day
  • February 24 – Cebu City Charter Day, Regular Public Holiday in Cebu
  • September 9 – Osmena Day

Lunar Eclipse in Cebu Philippines

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Our own shot of the Lunar eclipse in Cebu, Philippines.

8:50 p.m. December 10, 2011. Cebu, Philippines

9:30 p.m. December 10, 2011. Cebu, Philippines

10:10 p.m. December 10, 2011. Cebu, Philippines

Foreign Embassies in the Philippines Offices Directory

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us-embassyMost of the foreign embassies in the Philippines are located in Makati City which is known as the Central Business District of Manila. Makati City is where the majority of the financial institutions and government bodies are located.

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Philippine Embassies Offices Directory Worldwide

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An embassy is a government body that is set up to look after the welfare of the nationals of that country. The Philippine Embassy seeks to provide the necessary assistance for every nationality and foreigners alike wishing to do business in, trade with or travel to the Philippines. It also seeks to help Filipinos living, working, residing or visiting to any placs in the world in their transactions with various Government offices and agencies back home, with their passports and other official documentation and reports and to the extent possible, with their work/stay to any palce in the world.

It is also meant to provide those who wish to transact business with the Embassy, with initial information on the services that they may require and the corresponding prerequisite documents to facilitate their business with the Embassy.

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The Constitutions of the Republic of the Philippines

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The supreme law of the Philippines is called the Constitution of the Philippine or Saligang Batas ng Pilipinas in Filipino Language. 1897 Constitution – Constitution of Biak na Bato, 1899 Constitution – Malolos Congress, 1935 Constitution – Commonwealth and Third Republic, 1943 Constitution – Second Republic, 1973 Constitution – The New Society and Fourth Republic, 1986 Constitution – Provisional Freedom, 1987 Constitution – PRESENT Constitution

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Philippines Government Offices Directory

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Get the complete information on the government offices contact numbers, email address, location and the person in charge. It has been categorized according to executive branch, constitutional offices, judicial branch, legislative branch, government financial institution, government owned and controlled corporations.

Government Offices Directory in the Philippines