DOT asks Samar areas to send tourism reports

The Department of Tourism (DOT) 8 (Eastern Visayas) has reminded tourism stakeholders in Samar province of the value of statistics in tourism development.

DOT-8 Director Karina Rosa Tiopes said during a tourism forum here on Monday that statistics guide the decision-making of lawmakers tasked to …

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RITM has enough testing kits: DOH

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine has adequate coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) testing kits, a health official confirmed Tuesday.

"They are adequate based on the current number of cases and request for testing. We also have forthcoming deliveries, we have in process procurement, we're trying …

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UP Diliman member monitored for Covid-19

A member of the University of the Philippines (UP) community in Diliman, Quezon City is being monitored for manifesting symptoms of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the campus chancellor confirmed on Tuesday.

UP Diliman Chancellor Fidel Nemenzo said the patient under investigation (PUI), who had …

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Kidapawan City remains Covid-19 free

A total of 16 of the 23 patients under monitoring (PUM) for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Kidapawan City have already completed the 14-day mandatory quarantine period without manifesting any symptoms of the illness.

In a statement Tuesday, Kidapawan City Mayor Joseph Evangelista said …

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Davao City acquires P12-M fire truck

The Davao City Fire District Office (DCFO) of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) received Monday its newest 10,000-liter capacity firetruck worth PHP12 million.

Chief Inspector Alex Pamaybay, DCFO district fire marshal, said in an interview that the new unit is the biggest firetruck they …

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6ID chief honors wounded soldiers in fight vs. BIFF

The commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division (6ID) lauded the bravery of injured soldiers who have risked their lives in protecting civilian communities while continuously fighting Islamic State-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Maguindanao for the past 10 days.

Maj. Gen. Diosdado Carreon, …

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Fire displaces 251 families in Butuan

A total of 251 families consisting of 1,255 individuals were displaced when a fire destroyed their homes in Barangays Ong Yiu and San Ignacio here.

Fire Chief Inspector Peter Paul Montaos of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) here, told Philippine News Agency on Tuesday …

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