Red Cross, LGU rescue Davao de Oro miner

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC), together with the Nabunturan Emergency Response Team, successfully extracted a miner trapped after a tunnel collapsed in Brgy. Bukal, Nabunturan, Davao de Oro.

The rescue operation, which lasted for more than 24 hours, ended on July 9, with the patient …

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Troops seize Abu Sayyaf lair in Sulu

A member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) was killed as Army elite forces overran an encampment of the terror group in the hinterlands of Sulu, the military reported on Saturday.

Maj. Gen. William Gonzales, Joint Task Force (JTF)-Sulu commander, said the troops overran the …

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Vax usage assured before expiry dates

The short shelf life of Covid-19 jabs should not be a cause for concern as the vaccines will be used before the expiry dates.

National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 Chief Implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said with the government ramping up the utilization of …

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Boracay: Next stop for cyclists

Boracay Island is being rebranded as a sustainable destination and the next haven for cyclists.

Banking on the island’s greener environment and rehabilitated roads, the Department of Tourism (DOT) is confident the soon-to-be-launched tourism program will boost arrivals and contribute to Boracay’s goal of attracting …

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3 evac hubs to rise in Batangas province

The government will build three evacuation sites in Batangas province.

Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) Secretary Eduardo del Rosario led the inspection of construction sites in the towns of Sta. Teresita and Alitagtag on Friday.

On July 1, residents of 13 barangays …

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2 dead, 1 hurt in GenSan shootings

Police are looking into various angles in solving the separate shooting incidents here on Friday night that killed two persons, including a former village official in Tupi town in South Cotabato province, and wounded one.

Col. Gilberto Tuzon, city police director, identified the fatalities as …

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Over 20M Covid-19 jabs cleared: BOC

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has processed and cleared over 20 million doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines since February.

In a statement on Saturday, the bureau said this is equivalent to a total of 20,537,360 doses of vaccines from four countries — China, …

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132K doses of Sputnik V jabs arrive in PH

ZThe Philippines received 132,200 doses of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine on Friday night.

The Sputnik V jab, developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology, consists of 82,200 doses of Component I and 50,000 doses of Component II.

Qatar Airways flight …

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PH Covid-19 survivors climb to 1.3M

The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday reported 7,552 more recoveries, pushing the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) survivors to 1,391,335, or 94.8 percent of the overall cases since the pandemic began.

In its case bulletin, the DOH logged 5,675 new infections that raised …

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