1 Soccsksargen workers get CoronaVac jabs

Ten private workers in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) were inoculated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Saturday in line with ceremonial rollout of the vaccination program for frontline personnel in essential sectors.

Raymundo Agravante, director of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Region 12, said …

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Legazpi locks down more buildings, orders tests

The City Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) here announced more lockdowns on Saturday to control the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections.

Mayor Noel Rosal, City IATF chairperson, issued the advisory that includes orders to disinfect, contact trace …

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Boat passengers rescued off Surigao coast

Personnel of Coast Guard Station Surigao del Norte (CGS-SDN) have rescued on Saturday the 17 individuals and 19 crew members of a distressed fishing boat in the area of Barangay Cagutsan in Surigao City.

In a statement Sunday, CGS-SDN commander Elaine Pangilinan said they immediately …

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P keeps out of US Special 301 Watchlist for 8 years

Strong enforcement measures have kept the Philippines out of the United States’ (US) watchlist, which flags countries with pressing concerns in intellectual property (IP) rights protection, while also successfully eliminating an allegation raised since 2019.

“We welcome the country’s continued exclusion from the US Trade …

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Ntional ID is lifetime, free to avail

Aside from being a valid identification, the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) or National ID is for life without the need for renewal.

Also, the National ID is for free with no single centavo spent by the registrant, said the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), frontline implementer …

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Ancajas gets huge military honors

The Philippine Navy has lauded reservist Jerwin Ancajas for his latest boxing success.

On Saturday, Ancajas, who has the rank of senior chief petty officer, was awarded the “Gawad sa Kaunlaran” plum, the second highest award the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) can give …

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38 hired on the spot in Davao job fair

The Department of Labor and Employment in Region 11’s (DOLE-11) virtual Labor Day jobs fair has hired 38 applicants on the spot, the agency said in a statement Sunday.

With a total of 27 employers who interviewed the job seekers, 377 were shortlisted candidates while …

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