406 more Covid-19 recoveries: DOH

A total of 406 patients have recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Department of Health (DOH) reported on Saturday.

In its Covid-19 bulletin, the DOH said this brings the total number of recoveries in the country to 460,133, which translates to a 92.3-percent …

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Northern Samar town to allow cockpit ops

The local inter-agency task force (IATF) addressing the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic in Laoang, Northern Samar has approved a resolution allowing the town’s only licensed cockpit arena to resume operations.

Vice Mayor Miguel Sarmiento, local IATF vice chairman, signed Resolution No. 02 on Thursday, of …

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8 rebels surrender in N. Ecija

Eight members of the communist terrorist groups (CTGs) voluntarily surrendered to authorities following localized peace negotiations in Nueva Ecija on Friday.

The surrenderers were five regular members of the New People’s Army (NPA) and three members of the Militia ng Bayan operating in Central and …

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Panagbenga 2021 postponed due to pandemic

The Baguio Flower Festival Foundation Inc. (BFFFI) and the city government have decided to postpone the city’s annual flower festival, otherwise known as “Panagbenga”, this year.

Andrew Pinero, chairman of the media committee of the festival, made the announcement to the local media on Saturday.…

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N. Ecija procures 300K anti-Covid-19 jabs

The provincial government here has procured at least 300,000 doses of vaccine against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

Governor Aurelio Umali said on Friday the provincial government has entered into a tripartite agreement with the national government and a pharmaceutical company for the vaccines that …

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Scattered rain showers, light rains Saturday

The tail-end of a frontal system (shear line) and the northeast monsoon will bring some rains to parts of the country on Saturday.

In its daily bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) forecast cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms …

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