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The Police Regional Office in Ilocos Region (PRO-1) is set to turn over potable water sources to two villages in two towns in Pangasinan under the Patubig ng Pulis project.
In an interview Tuesday, Pangasinan Police Provincial Office (PPPO) information officer Maj. Arturo Melchor II …Read More
The Commission on Population and Development in Region 10 (Popcom 10) said the government’s intensified family planning (FP) services for women and couples have helped reduce the number of poor families in some Northern Mindanao provinces.
In a statement Tuesday, Popcom-10 cited data from the …Read More
¬¬ A total of 452 former New People’s Army (NPA) rebels who surrendered to the different units of the Police Regional Office in Caraga (PRO-13) have already received aid from the government’s Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (ECLIP).
Brig. Gen. Romeo M. Caramat Jr., PRO-13 …Read More
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go extended assistance Monday (May 10) to the fire victims in Barangay Tibungco here.
The fire gutted 190 houses and killed an 84-year-old woman after being trapped inside her house.
Go, along with local and national agency representatives, provided various assistance …Read More
Online sellers are encouraged to procure pork and pork products from areas free of African swine fever (ASF).
In an interview Tuesday, Dr. Jonic Natividad, chief of the Regulatory Division of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit Western Visayas (DA RFU 6), said they …Read More
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go opened Tuesday the 109th Malasakit Center in the country at the Cotabato Sanitarium Hospital (CSH) here.
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo and Maguindanao Governor Bai Mariam Sangki-Mangudadatu accompanied the senator here together with other representatives of national government agencies.…Read More
The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has issued a show-cause order against Center for Drug Regulation and Research (CDRR) under the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as it has allegedly taken no action for over 600 drug applications submitted by pharmaceutical companies.
In a statement Tuesday, …Read More
A total of 52,400 senior citizens in Nueva Ecija’s first congressional district on Tuesday received financial assistance amid the pandemic.
The aid came from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the family of 1st District Rep. Estrellita Suansing.
Suansing, who personally supervised …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday sought the help of Bangsamoro officials to stop the violence and terror acts perpetrated by extremist groups such as the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Maguindanao.
Duterte made the appeal during his meeting with Bangsamoro officials, as well as …Read More
A member of the House of Representatives said Tuesday the national government should provide “ayuda” or additional cash aid to poor Filipino families to counteract the reductions in consumption and investments and help the economy recover from the coronavirus crisis.
Marikina City Rep. Stella Quimbo …Read More
The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) has received a total of PHP20,000 worth of gas coupons from various business groups for April and May in support of its anti-crime campaign.
Col. Manuel Placido, police city director, said in a statement on Tuesday the fuel assistance …Read More
The government’s digital push for financial transactions has made officials of SB Finance Company Inc. (SBF) to allocate 15 percent of its additional PHP3-billion capital for technological innovations needed under the new normal.
SBF, a joint venture between Security Bank Corporation and Thailand’s Bank of …Read More
Two alleged members of Islamic State-linked Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) who were part of those who briefly seized a town public market in Maguindanao recently were arrested by government forces, an Army official said Tuesday.
“They were arrested at the outskirts of Datu Paglas, …Read More
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) gained anew Tuesday amid a smaller contraction in the first-quarter domestic output but the peso ended the day sideways against the US dollar.
The main equities index rose by 0.15 percent, or 9.42 points, to 6,326.83 points.
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The city rolled out Tuesday its vaccination for the A2 priority group (senior citizens) in two sites – the Matina Aplaya Elementary School and SM Lanang Premier.
Davao City Vaccination Cluster Head Dr. Josephine Villafuerte said the city will accommodate only a few senior citizens …Read More
The United Nations (UN) is against any action that impedes journalists from doing their work, the spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday after four Anadolu Agency reporters were injured while covering the violence in occupied East Jerusalem.
“We stand against anything that would…make journalists …Read More
Residents of Barangay Dikapanikian, Dingalan town, this province were able to avail of different kinds of public services during the conduct of a “Serbisyo Caravan” on Monday.
In an interview on Tuesday, Lt. Col. Reandrew Rubio, commander of the Army’s 91st Infantry Battalion (91IB), said …Read More
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will install three out of the planned 10 “state-of-the-art” lighted ocean buoys at the Philippine Rise as part of efforts to mark and protect the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Wednesday.
In a Facebook post, the PCG said the …Read More
A health official on Tuesday said the government will administer as first dose the over 2 million doses of AstraZeneca coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines from the COVAX facility which the country received on May 8.
“The AstraZeneca vaccines have expiring dates of June and …Read More
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has rescued the captain and nine passengers of an overloaded fishing banca off Hagutapay Wharf in Camotes, Cebu early Monday.
In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the PCG said the boat’s captain, Ronald Fabroa, allowed nine passengers — including three …Read More
The government is targeting to complete the inoculation of up to 25 million “most vulnerable” individuals by September.
National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 Chief Implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez, Jr. said healthcare workers, senior citizens, and persons with comorbidities are among those eyed for inoculation …Read More
A total of 1,303,250 residents in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) have registered for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) in the first phase of its rollout this year.
Lawyer Maqtahar Manulon, Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-Region 12 director, said Tuesday the registration turnout is 137.27 percent of their …Read More
Local government units (LGUs) in Antique are mandated to maintain an inventory of their cultural properties for protection and preservation.
Antique Provincial Board Member Errol Santillan, chairman of the committee on history and cultural heritage, said in an interview on Tuesday that they approved on …Read More
Two communist New People’s Army (NPA) rebels, one of whom happens to be a village councilor, surrendered to government authorities in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, a top police official said Tuesday.
Brig. Gen. Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) director, identified the …Read More
The Department of Tourism (DOT) has confirmed that Gubat sa Ciudad, a resort in Caloocan that was shut down for accepting guests while Metro Manila is still under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), has no DOT accreditation.
The erring resort went viral over the weekend …Read More
The Department of Education’s (DepEd) request for increased stipend of teachers with poll duties in the upcoming national election will be included in the 2022 budget of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), Secretary Leonor Briones said Tuesday.
Apart from PHP500 Covid-19 hazard pay per day, …Read More
A non-government organization (NGO) is set to implement coastal resiliency programs in the Province of Dinagat Islands.
In a statement Tuesday, the province’s information office said top managers of the Sentro para sa Ikauunlad ng Katutubong Agham at Teknolohiya, Inc. (SIKAT) already met with Dinagat …Read More
High-risk areas will be under the “Focus and Expand–Center of Gravity” vaccination strategy in a bid to defeat the Covid-19 pandemic.
Secretary Carlito Galvez, Jr., Chief Implementer of the National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19, said the center of gravity refers to economic centers that …Read More
The declaration of the state of calamity in the country would prevent the further spread of the African swine fever (ASF), the Antique Provincial Veterinary (ProVet) official said on Tuesday.
The continuous spread of the ASF in Luzon and Mindanao areas prompted President Rodrigo Roa …Read More
Vehicle sales from January to April this year increased by 36.3 percent to 88,155 units from 64,675 units in the same period in 2020, the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) and Truck Manufacturers Association reported Tuesday.
Both passenger car and commercial …Read More
Malacañang has ordered the heads of all government agencies and instrumentalities of the executive branch, including government-owned and -controlled corporations, to strictly enforce and monitor compliance with all health protocols in their respective workplaces.
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Tuesday signed Memorandum Circular 86, seeing …Read More
The umbrella media organization in this city has cited the importance of sensitivity in reporting suicides and mental health cases, following criticisms from a local university on the quality of media coverage on both issues.
In a statement Tuesday, Dr. Manuel Jaudian, president of the …Read More
To prevent further spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), Muslims living in this city will celebrate Eid’l Fitr or the Festival of Breaking the Fast on Thursday to mark the end of Ramadan in different locations instead of a centralized gathering.
Dr. Ijodin Hadji-Azis Mamacol, …Read More
The Philippines has the largest gin market in the world with a total consumption of over 22 million cases per year, according to the International Wine and Spirits Research (IWSR).
In global terms, Philippine gin accounts for some 43 percent of the world gin market, …Read More
Have you ever asked yourself if you are already splurging, or are just treating yourself after years of hard work? Is splurging a bad habit?
As online shopping is booming, for sure e-commerce platforms would tempt many to “add to cart”, especially as payday approaches. …Read More
Misamis Oriental’s Provincial Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) said Tuesday that it has inoculated at least 18,230 front-liners and senior citizens with AstraZeneca and CoronaVac Covid-19 vaccines.
Dr. Jerie P. Calingasan, Provincial IATF chief, said those who received the shots should “not too complacent,” especially that …Read More
Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Tuesday said she had been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) without disclosing the vaccine brand she received.
“I’m already vaccinated. At wala naman (There are no), absolutely, no side [effects] in my case. We are very brand conscious. …Read More
The Makati city government’s drive-through Vaccination On-The-Go (VAX-OTG) program has gone full blast, boosting the city’s capacity to inoculate residents.
“Naniniwala ako na habang mas maraming #ProudMakatizens ang nababakunahan, mas mabilis tayong magkakaroon ng tinatawag na herd immunity sa ating komunidad, kung saan mas titibay …Read More
The Negros Occidental provincial government has allocated a financial assistance of PHP5,000 each to 200 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) displaced by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
On Tuesday, some 21 beneficiaries from San Carlos City and Calatrava town received the cash aid from Governor …Read More
The city government is considering imposing a combination of health protocols observed during modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) and GCQ if cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) will continue to rise.
“In view of the increasing number of cases for the past several days, we …Read More
The Department of Health-9 (DOH-9) received Tuesday the shipment of the sixth batch of vaccines from the DOH central office.
Dr. Augusto Manolo Alpichi, DOH-9 assistant director, said the shipment consisted of 52,800 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines intended for the second dose of the A1 …Read More
This province has logged 81 new recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), bringing the total number of those who have beaten the dreaded disease to 5,348.
The Provincial Health Office (PHO) likewise reported on Tuesday that 52 people have tested positive for the virus, …Read More
The Emergency Operations Center Task Force (EOC-TF) in this city is implementing an “aggressive” approach to curb the local transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the next two weeks.
Dr. Chris Sorongon, deputy for medical data and analysis, said on Tuesday that Mayor Evelio …Read More
A total of 7,837 patients have recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), raising the country’s overall recovery to 1,038,175 as of Tuesday.
In its latest case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) said those who have beaten the illness account for 93.2 percent of …Read More
Mayor Sara Z. Duterte has assured this city has enough resources for the free swab testing for Dabawenyos for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
In a radio interview Monday, Mayor Sara said the active-case finding and surveillance activities will continue here, noting that the existing free …Read More