PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, June 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Toga Limited’s (OTC:TOGL) social media mobile app, Yippi, launches “Yipps Wanted” program, an end-to-end e-commerce platform solution, aimed at assisting small medium businesses (SMBs) and enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia to increase the number of customers and …Read More
One of the indigenous peoples (IP) students rescued from the University of San Carlos (USC) campus in Cebu City on Feb. 15, 2021 said heir parents were forced to sign, using thumbmarks, a waiver indicating that they allowed their children to study at the United …Read More
The Fiscal Incentives Review Board (FIRB) has adopted the framework for the grant of incentives to qualified industries under the government’s Strategic Investment Priorities Plan (SIPP) that aims to attract high-value, labor-intensive investments that will create more jobs and further sharpen the Philippines’ competitiveness in …Read More
There is a progressive development in the rehabilitation efforts of war-torn Marawi City, particularly in the most devastated area, attested Padoman Paporo, leader of the Lanao del Sur People’s Council (LDSPC).
Paporo, lead convenor of civil society organizations (CSOs) that act as third-party monitoring partners …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) thanked Congress for assuring the passage of the PHP128-billion Revitalization and Capability Enhancement Program which will be implemented for 10 years starting 2022.
PNP chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, in a news release on Saturday, said he is lucky that the …Read More
The local government will celebrate Philippine Independence Day and Charter Day anniversaries despite the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) period due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
City Mayor Oscar Moreno said it will proceed with some activities to commemorate the two events called “Himugso” …Read More
The city government here targets to complete the construction of a hospital-based temporary treatment and monitoring facility (TTMF) in the next four months.
Mayor Oscar Moreno said the facility is situated on the fourth floor of the Pimentel Building in JR Borja General Hospital, a …Read More
Beneficiaries of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict’s (NTF-ELCAC) Barangay Development Program (BDP) in Davao del Norte town said the community rebuilder initiative will definitely change their lives.
Barangays Semong and Tiburcia, two of 14 villages in Kapalong town, and Barangay …Read More
Three experts from Israel’s Ministry of Health will help the Philippines to further enhance inoculation efforts against coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr., also the National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 chief implementer, said in a statement on Sunday that the experts are …Read More
The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) stands on solid ground when it identifies members of the Makabayan bloc as fronts of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF), a task force official said Sunday.
Presidential Communications …Read More
The Philippines on Sunday received 1 million additional doses of government-procured vaccine to be distributed in areas with high Covid-19 cases, particularly in Visayas and Mindanao.
National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19 chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. and Health Secretary Francisco Duque III welcomed …Read More
Operatives of Butuan City Police Office (BCPO) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Caraga Region arrested a high-value target drug personality in a buy-bust operation here on Saturday.
BCPO director Col. Excelso Lazaga Jr., in a statement Sunday, identified the arrested suspect as …Read More
Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) registrants can now book appointments for Step 2 registration online.
Since May 24, 2021, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has activated digital appointment for Step 2 (biometrics capture) in the following areas:
Ilocos Sur – Candon City
Ilocos Sur – Vigan …Read More
A total of 52 overseas Filipinos have recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) this week, data from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) showed Saturday.
Based on its latest monitoring, the agency recorded 47 survivors in the Asia Pacific and five in the Middle …Read More
A total of 61 members of Anakpawis, a sectoral front organization of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF), severed ties with the communist group and voluntarily surrendered to the government.
According to the report of the Cagayan Provincial Police Office …Read More
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque remembered his late mother, Dr. Adelaida Lopez-Roque, in a short video shared in his official Facebook account.
In the one-minute video, he shared that his mother was his “inspiration” behind his push for the passage of the Universal Health Care (UHC) …Read More
Police arrested on Saturday a high-ranking New People’s Army (NPA) leader operating in Masbate, who is also the No. 5 most wanted person in Pio V. Corpus town.
Maj. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Police Regional Office-5 (PRO-5) spokesperson, on Sunday identified the suspect as Narciso Jao, …Read More
A lone bettor from Rizal province bagged the PHP10-million jackpot prize draw of the Regular Lotto 6/42 on Saturday night, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said.
The lucky bettor guessed the winning combination 21-05 -09-03-01-12 with a jackpot of PHP10,032,090.40. The ticket was purchased …Read More
The Step 2 registration process for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) in Northern Mindanao will start this month.
Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Region 10 director Janith Aves said they aim to start the second step of registration in the province of Camiguin on June 7, …Read More
The PHP19-billion total budget of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) is being used for the development of over 800 barangays cleared of insurgency, not campaign propaganda, Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Undersecretary Lorraine Marie Badoy said on Sunday.
Badoy, …Read More
The local government unit (LGU) in this town is urging all fisherfolk here to avail of various programs that benefit them and participate in dialogues to address issues after seven fishermen allegedly involved in illegal fishing were arrested on Saturday.
“We encourage them to be …Read More
No damages were reported after three earthquakes that hit off the coasts of the provinces of Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur Sunday morning.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said a magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit 72 kilometers northeast off the coast …Read More
Despite incidents of cops getting involved in crimes, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar believes the good ones outnumber the rogue members.
On Sunday, Eleazar lauded officers in the provinces of Bulacan and Isabela for providing “true and selfless public service”.
“Sa mahigit …Read More
Unrestricted trade in vaccines and medical supplies can help tackle the continued impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, which must remain a priority, Asia-Pacific business leaders told APEC trade ministers during a dialogue.
The dialogue on Friday was organized to allow the private …Read More
The coldest town in this province is crafting a dress code rule for tourists as it prepares to open its tourist sites before the end of the year.
In a phone interview on Saturday, Mayor Raymundo Sarac of Atok said the rule will be part …Read More
The Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations have agreed to support new rules that will achieve a global minimum tax rate of at least 15 percent, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Saturday.
Calling it a “significant, unprecedented” commitment, Yellen said in a statement that …Read More