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une 14, 2021
- Philips is initiating a voluntary recall notification* to ensure patient safety in consultation with regulatory agencies
- Corrective actions include the deployment of updated instructions for use and a repair and replacement program for affected devices
- Philips aims to address all affected devices
Another 110 patients recovered from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), the region’s Ministry of Health (MOH) reported.
Latest data as of Sunday night showed that the region’s recovery rate is at 85 percent or 6,479 out of …Read More
The idea of incentivizing vaccination in the barangays will defeat the purpose of immunization, which is to reach the acceptable level of communal protection against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) through mass inoculation, a health official said on Monday.
Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, chief pathologist of …Read More
The Department of Health-Region 12 (DOH-12) has stepped up preparations for inoculation of Soccksargen residents under the A4 priority group against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
Arjohn Gangoso, DOH-12 health education and promotion officer, said Monday the master listing of eligible individuals is ongoing, in …Read More
Governor Roel Degamo on Monday said there would be no higher quarantine classification for Negros Oriental and this capital city, and the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) would remain amid the surge of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases.
Degamo spoke during a virtual press briefing …Read More
About 10 percent of the target population for the country to achieve population protection have already been inoculated against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), a health official said Monday.
“So, kapag kinompute mo sa 70 percent ng populasyon, nasa 9.8 percent na tayo na (if you …Read More
The Taguig City government has exceeded its daily vaccination target of 6,800, with a “zero dropout” rate in booking and scheduling.
In the last three days, the city posted numbers of 8,000, 10,000, and 11,000 daily vaccinations, the city reported on Monday.
As more supplies …Read More
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Monday lauded police officers who carried a pregnant woman in distress for about an hour to bring her to a hospital.
Eleazar commended Staff Sgt. Darel Bacwadang and members of his team for their act of …Read More
Village officials in Manila will soon have accident insurance protection after the city government approved a budget of PHP7.5-million for their coverage.
Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, with Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan, signed the Letter of Confirmation on Monday with the Government Service Insurance System …Read More
The national government will allocate Pfizer coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines to local government units (LGUs) that are capable of properly handling the sensitive jabs, a National Task Force Against Covid-19 (NTF) official said.
In a Palace briefing Monday, NTF deputy chief implementer Vivencio Dizon …Read More
The safety seal should work as an option for gym operators to expand their capacity rather than a requirement for fitness centers to reopen their business, the top trade official said Monday.
In a Palace briefing, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez …Read More
The city government has administered some 42,173 doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines among residents from March 5 to June 11, data released by the Emergency Operations Center Task Force (EOC-TF) on Monday showed.
Of the number, 32,538 have availed of the first dose …Read More
Soldiers of the Army’s 7th Infantry Battalion (7IB) have vowed to continue helping indigents in Sultan Kudarat province through their mobile community pantry.
“We will not get tired of helping you,” said Lt. Col. Rommel Valencia, in a statement on Monday.
On Sunday, the 7IB …Read More
Malacañang on Monday said President Rodrigo Duterte has no health problem, adding the loss of balance during the 123rd Independence Day rites was a “simple misstep”.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this clarification after the 76-year-old Duterte “got a bit out of balance” as he …Read More
The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) continued to monitor a significant increase in regional ports fish unloading volume.
On Monday, the PFDA said the Lucena Fish Port Complex (LFPC) recorded a 35.18-percent increase in its weekly unloading volume from June 4 to 10.
LFPC’s total …Read More
Governor Gwendolyn Garcia will virtually attend the Senate’s hybrid public hearing on Tuesday that will center on issues concerning the government’s coronavirus disease (Covid-19) response and existing quarantine protocols.
In a text message to reporters on Monday, Garcia confirmed that she received an invitation from …Read More
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) has fast-tracked the release of financial assistance to private workers who were affected by the continuing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
DOLE Region 12 director Raymundo Agravante said Monday they are targeting to complete …Read More
The provincial government of Misamis Oriental announced on Monday that it will allocate over PHP1.9 million as cash assistance to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) efforts in its 424 villages.
Misamis Oriental Gov. Yevgeny Emano said during the virtual flag-raising ceremony that each village will …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte has suspended the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States for another six months, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. announced Monday.
The Filipino top diplomat said the chief executive relayed the decision to him …Read More
United City, the reigning Philippines Football League (PFL) champion, announced on Monday that it will now be known as United Clark for the upcoming season after sealing an agreement with the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) to have the Clark Freeport Zone in Angeles as …Read More
The Supreme Court (SC) has reconsidered a lawyer’s suspension after the latter cited undue hardships brought about by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19) pandemic.
In a resolution recently made available online, SC’s Special Second Division modified its earlier resolution against lawyer John Nathaniel Marasigan, …Read More
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) ended Monday with gains partly on possible easing of quarantine measures in the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus, but the peso closed weaker against the US dollar.
The main equities index gained by 0.14 percent, or 9.70 points, to …Read More
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Monday warned the public, particularly aspiring overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), to be wary of unscrupulous individuals and entities actively recruiting workers to Lebanon.
POEA chief Bernard Olalia also reminded the people that the deployment ban to the host …Read More
The OCTA Research Group on Monday recommended the extension of general community quarantine (GCQ) “with restrictions” over Metro Manila, Rizal, Bulacan, Cavite, and Laguna — collectively known as NCR Plus.
“Given the downward trends, further calibrated easing of restrictions for certain businesses can be considered …Read More
The Securities and Exchange Commission–Cebu extension office on Monday warned Cebuanos against engaging with digital currency schemes operated by individuals whose aim was to victimize unsuspecting would-be investors.
Lawyer Giness Marie Teves, legal officer of SEC-Cebu, said digital currency Xian Coin or XNC is not …Read More
Nino Surban showed why he is a Southeast Asian (SEA) Games silver medalist after winning the men’s elite gold in the national trials for mountain bikes of the Integrated Cycling Federation of the Philippines (PhilCycling) in Danao City over the weekend.
Surban, who captured a …Read More
City officials here, led by Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, paid their last respects and gave eulogies to the late Vice Mayor Alan Gel S. Cordova during a necrological service at the Sangguniang Panlungsod session hall on Monday.
Cordova’s remains were brought to the city session …Read More
To encourage large power consumers to invest in the electricity sector and develop the use of indigenous and renewable energy (RE) resources, Senator Win Gatchalian proposed the removal of the 100-kilowatt size limit in the installation of power generation facilities under the net metering program …Read More
Monsoon rains that poured over the province in the past days induced the landslide that caused the soil depression in Barangay Igmasandig in Valderrama, Antique, damaging the village’s hall, houses, and other structures.
This was the initial result of the investigation of a team from …Read More
he Commission on Elections (Comelec) will formally launch on Tuesday a mobile application that aims to streamline the voter registration process.
Commissioner Marlon Casquejo, who conceptualized the project, will lead the launching of the Comelec’s Mobile Registration Form App at the New Tagum City Hall …Read More
The recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Technical Advisory Groups for a 10-day facility-based quarantine for returning overseas Filipino workers and their testing for Covid-19 on the seventh day of quarantine is based on solid science, an …Read More
At least 14 suspects were arrested in two buy-bust operations conducted by joint anti-drug operatives in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental on Sunday afternoon.
Reports of the San Carlos City Police Station on Monday showed that the operations were conducted in separate areas in Barangay …Read More
Presidential son and Davao City 1st District Rep. Paolo “Pulong” Duterte’s office distributed over the weekend some 10 kilos of rice each to fisherfolk in the first district.
In a statement from the lawmaker’s office on Monday, about 3,777 sacks of rice were given to …Read More
The country’s automotive industry has continued to recover as sales in May 2021 increased compared to the previous month and May 2020, the joint report of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) and Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) showed.
The industry groups’ …Read More
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) celebrated “World Blood Donor Day” (WBDD) on Monday with the reminder that the need for blood does not stop, even if the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic ends.
With the theme “Give blood and keep the world-beating”, the PRC raised …Read More
The Philippines currently has bilateral agreements with seven countries in Europe which are seen to provide more employment opportunities for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Monday.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, in a news release, said the …Read More
he Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday said it will work with other government agencies against possible cashless vote-buying schemes ahead of next year’s elections.
“Hindi po malabong mangyari ito dahil nakagawian na rin po ang cashless transactions lalo ngayong may pandemya. Talagang maiisip ito …Read More
South Cotabato province remained on high alert on Monday against the possible occurrence of major flash floods and landslides as intermittent rains continued in several areas.
Rolly Doane Aquino, acting head of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO), said they are continuously …Read More
Aside from solving the problem on the disposal of slaughtered animals’ manure, the local government here has also negated the issue of expensive fuel consumption in running its “AA” abattoir that serves the entire city and its adjacent towns.
This, after the slaughterhouse started using …Read More
The second phase of the new diversion road project that will connect Tarlac City to New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac is now underway.
Tarlac 1st District Engineer Erelina B. Santos said on Monday the diversion road that will bypass the 24.1-kilometer Manila North Road …Read More
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and World Vision Development Foundation Inc. signed on Monday a memorandum of agreement for the implementation of Project Against Child Exploitation (ACE).
Project ACE is a three-year child welfare protection project in Northern Mindanao and Metro Manila.…Read More
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte said Cebu province must abide by the arrival protocols of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), Malacañang said on Monday.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the announcement in a virtual presser after Malacañang’s order to …Read More
The construction of the 38-kilometer Philippine National Railways (PNR) Clark Phase I project is on track with overall progress rate of almost 50 percent, Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade said on Monday.
Tugade, together with Governor Daniel Fernando, visited and inspected the ongoing …Read More
The regional inter-agency task force on emerging infectious diseases (RIATF) passed a resolution suspending the return of locally stranded individuals (LSIs) to the province of Biliran and Southern Leyte.
The two provinces requested for a moratorium due to increasing cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) …Read More
The Naval Task Group (NTG)-Sulu has rescued 19 people from a distressed wooden-hulled vessel off the waters of Banguingui, Sulu, Navy officials announced Monday.
Rear Adm. Toribio Adaci, Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) commander, said they were rescued around 12:15 a.m. Monday aboard the ill-fated …Read More
About 500 agrarian reform beneficiaries in Cebu’s southwestern town of Pinamungajan will benefit from a joint project of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the provincial government of Cebu.
The Enhanced Countryside Development (ECD) project aims to ensure food security amid the coronavirus disease …Read More
The Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) of South Korea and the Department of Agriculture (DA) have collaborated on a study to improve the Philippines’ swine industry through a USD1.2-million project.
The “Feasibility Study on Enhancing Meat Safety and Quality through Establishment of Modern Livestock Infrastructure …Read More