NCRPO appoints new Malabon police chief

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) has appointed Col. Angela Rejano as new chief of police of Malabon City Police, replacing Col. Jessie Tamayao.

NCRPO chief Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas said Rejano’s virtue of qualifications and experiences will greatly result in the continuity of …

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NoCot beefs up drive against measles

Health authorities in North Cotabato will intensify their campaign against measles following the higher number of cases recorded from January to October this year compared to the same period last year.

The North Cotabato Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) recorded 211 cases of measles with …

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JTF-NCR has new chief

A military officer who served in various positions at the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES) assumed command of the Joint Task Force-National Capital Region (JTF-NCR), the formation tasked to defend Metro Manila from terrorism and to …

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10-year bond rate rises

The average rate of the 10-year Treasury bond (T-bond) with a remaining life of 4.9 years rose to 2.782 percent Tuesday due in part to a benign inflation outlook.

The rate of the same tenor during an auction last July was 2.759 percent.

The Bureau …

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Zamboanga City records 52 HIV cases

The City Health Office has recorded 52 cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) since January this year.

Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite, City Health Office chief, made the disclosure Tuesday as she assured that health care services have continued for HIV patients even amid the coronavirus …

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Drilon seeks hike in tourism budget for 2021

Senate Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon lamented the insufficient support from the government to the pandemic-stricken tourism industry, citing the meager budget of the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the absence of cash-for-work allocation for employees of tourism enterprises in the 2021 National Expenditure Program …

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Sandigan acquits PhilHealth execs of graft charges

The Sandiganbayan has acquitted officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) of graft charges arising from the vehicles’ insurance transactions in 2000.

In a decision dated October 16, the Sandiganbayan Special Second Division acquitted former PhilHealth senior vice president for management service sector Reynaldo …

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