More cops recover from Covid-19

More police officers have recovered from the coronavirus, with 45 patients adding to the total number of recoveries at 7,338 as of Wednesday night, the Philippine National Police reported.

Data released by the PNP Health Service show that the number of active cases is 395, …

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Staycation hotels in NCR now at 13

The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Thursday announced that three additional hotels have been allowed to operate for staycation in the National Capital Region, which remains under general community quarantine (GCQ), raising the total to 13.

The following hotels have so far secured Certificates of …

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More Covid-19 recoveries reported in NegOr

The provincial government of Negros Oriental has recorded more recoveries from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) even as more positive infections continue with local transmissions.

Assistant provincial health officer Dr. Liland Estacion, the incident commander of the province’s Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging …

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UN: Int’l aid for PH typhoon response now P182-M

The European Union and the governments of Sweden, Australia, United States, Germany, and New Zealand allocated PHP182 million (USD3.8 million) in humanitarian aid, following the appeal issued by the United Nations Philippines to support Manila’s typhoon response.

The humanitarian assistance will help some 260,000 Filipinos …

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Fast-track release of hazard pay: Palace to DOH

Malacañang on Thursday urged the Department of Health (DOH) to fast-track the release of hazard pay for healthcare workers in the frontlines in the fight against coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this remark after the DOH bared that some 16,000 healthcare workers …

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More Covid-19 recoveries reported in NegOr

The provincial government of Negros Oriental has recorded more recoveries from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) even as more positive infections continue with local transmissions.

Assistant provincial health officer Dr. Liland Estacion, the incident commander of the province’s Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging …

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Typhoon-hit areas get free Wi-Fi

Many areas severely affected by the onslaught of recent typhoons now have access to free internet services through wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) hubs installed by telecoms firm Smart.

In a statement Thursday, it said “fiber-powered” Wi-Fi hubs, with a capacity of up to 1 gigabyte per …

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LTO-12 to auction 400 unclaimed motor vehicles

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) will auction around 400 abandoned impounded motor vehicles that were apprehended in various operations since last year.

Macario Gonzaga, LTO-12 director, said Thursday the inventory of the vehicles that will be covered by the public auction …

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P250-K shabu seized in Agusan Norte buy-bust

Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Caraga (PDEA-13) and the Nasipit Municipal Police Station (NMPS) in Agusan del Norte have confiscated some PHP250,000 worth of shabu in a buy-bust operation on Wednesday afternoon.

Dindo Abellanosa, PDEA-13 public information office chief, told the Philippine …

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PH logs 286 new Covid-19 recoveries

The 286 new recovered cases reported on Thursday pushed the total number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) recoveries to 374,939.

In its 4 p.m. case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) also reported 1,337 newly confirmed infections, bringing the nationwide tally of active cases to …

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