PH Post Office speeds up delivery

The Philippine Post Office has removed notification cards as part of its “Hatid Malasakit” program to speed up delivery of mails and parcels to give much-deserved convenience to the people.

The public including their families abroad can now expect faster, safe, and convenient door-to-door delivery …

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PNP to deploy more cops in public places

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, on Sunday ordered all police chiefs to deploy more personnel in public areas to prevent mass gatherings that can be considered super spreader events amid threat of more infectious Covid-19 Delta variant.

Eleazar issued the order after …

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Elderly drowns in Pangasinan town

A 62-year-old widower and member of the Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team in Sobol village here drowned in a river on Saturday night.

In an interview on Sunday, Pangasinan Police Provincial Office (PPPO) information officer Maj. Arturo Melchor Jr. identified the victim as Crisencio Saculles.

“The …

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50th fatality in C-130 crash honored

The Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) on Saturday handed the Order of Lapu-Lapu to the bereaved family of Pvt. Jesfel Maquiabas who initially survived the C-130 plane crash in Patikul, Sulu but died of complications nearly two weeks after.

The merit medal was handed to …

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2nd batch of donated J&J jabs deliveredAn economic official on Saturday said the latest shipment of the single-dose coronavirus vaccine donation from the United States government will help the country bounce back.

An Emirates flight delivered 1,606,600 doses of the Janssen-manufactured Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccine on Saturday afternoon, completing the 3.212 million doses coursed through the World Health Organization (WHO)-led Covax Facility.

The first tranche arrived Friday.

“More than 90 percent of our people are not …

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PDP-Laban KOs Pacman, installs Cusi

The Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) elected Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi as party president during its national assembly in Clark, Pampanga on Saturday, replacing Senator Manny Pacquiao.

Pacquiao is currently in Los Angeles, California where he is training for his August 22 (August 21, …

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Governors want Duterte to run as VP

At least 24 provincial governors have supported the resolution issued by the ruling Partido ng Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) urging President Rodrigo Duterte to run for vice president in the 2022 elections.

In their collective statement, the provincial governors said the administration’s Covid-19 response …

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First aid training marks National CPR Day

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) celebrated the National CPR Day on Saturday, together with the Department of Health, Department of Education, and the Philippine Heart Association, via an online webinar with more than 500 participants.

As of Sunday, the Facebook live coverage of the event …

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42 ex-rebels in NegOr start life anew under E-CLIP

Former rebels of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) in Negros Oriental who surrendered to authorities have benefited from the government’s Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) this year amid the challenges brought about by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.

Records …

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1.5M Sinovac doses boost PH vax drive

The road toward population protection just got wider with the arrival of 1.5 million doses of government-procured Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday.

Department of Health’s Dr. Ariel Valencia, the Director for Supply Chain Management Service, said the new supply will be distributed nationwide for second-dose …

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DSWD-9 educates 4P families on vaccination benefitsThe Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4P) beneficiaries here are advised to submit themselves to the government’s vaccination program once the rollout in the Zamboanga Peninsula begins.

Fung Kai Choi, DSWD-9 information officer for 4Ps, said Saturday they continuously advise their beneficiaries to protect themselves and their families against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) by discussing the jabs’ benefits during the monthly Family Development Session.

Education materials are also posted online and …

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