Posts Tagged Holy Week

LIST: Bank schedules for Lenten week 2021

Robie de Guzman   •   March 31, 2021

Most branches of Philippine banks will be temporarily closed in observance of the Lenten break. In separate advisories, the following banks announced their schedule for this week:   Development Bank...

Pasig Ferry Service operations suspended for Lenten week – MMDA

Robie de Guzman   •   March 30, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Operations of the Pasig River Ferry Service will be temporarily suspended from April 1 to April 4, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said. In a statement,...

‘Staycations’ in hotels within NCR Plus suspended during Lenten week—DOT

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 29, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Tourism has suspended “staycations” in hotels within the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus during Lenten week. The tourism department has issued strict guidelines for DOT-accredited hotels...

PNP on heightened alert status from March 29 until Holy Week

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—From normal alert status, the Philippine National Police (PNP) will raise its alert status nationwide from March 29 until Holy Week. PNP Spokesperson PBGen. Ilderbrandi Usana said local police...

PCG on heightened alert for Lenten week, summer vacation

Robie de Guzman   •   March 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has placed its districts, stations, and sub-stations on heightened alert to manage the anticipated influx of port passengers during the Lenten week...

EDSA Carousel Bus Augmentation to roll out over Lenten break as MRT-3 closes for maintenance

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 25, 2021

MANILA, Philippines— Public utility buses (PUB) will be deployed from March 30 to April 4 along EDSA as Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) launch the EDSA...

Malacañang reminds churches to follow rules vs COVID-19 surge

Robie de Guzman   •   March 24, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang urged the Catholic Archdiocese of Manila not to defy the restrictions set by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID), particularly...

PNR to suspend operations from April 1-4

Robie de Guzman   •   March 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Railways (PNR) announced it will suspend its train operations from April 1 to 4. In an advisory, the PNR said its train trips will...

LRT-2 commercial ops suspended from March 31 to April 4

Robie de Guzman   •   March 22, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The commercial operations of the Light Rail Transit line 2 (LRT-2) will be halted from March 31 to April 4, the rail management announced on Monday. In...

Mayor Isko suspends Lenten activities in Manila

Marje Pelayo   •   March 19, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The city government of Manila has suspended all activities related to the observance of the Catholic church’s Holy Week. In an interview on Friday (March 19), Mayor...


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