Correct info to hasten PhilSys sign-up

Registrants for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) must give the correct information beginning with the Step 1 demographic signup to avoid problems when they proceed to the Step 2 biometrics process.

The Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) said it needs accurate information because all details will …

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Registered voters in Pangasinan hit over 2M

The number of registered voters in Pangasinan has reached over 2 million, according to the data from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) provincial office.

In a forum hosted by the Philippine Information Agency-Pangasinan on Wednesday, provincial election supervisor lawyer Marino Salas said the province has …

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SoCot intensifies surveillance vs. Delta variant

Health personnel in South Cotabato province have intensified their surveillance in local communities for the possible presence of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) mutant strains, especially the dreaded Indian or Delta variant.

Celia Lorenzon, disease surveillance officer of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), said Thursday …

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ICC can’t compel PH to cooperate with drug war probe

The International Criminal Court (ICC) cannot force the Philippines to cooperate with its planned investigation into President Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-narcotics drive, Malacañang said on Thursday.

“Unfortunately, the lack of enforcement mechanism cannot compel the Philippines to cooperate when the President has clearly said we will …

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DTI opens Bulacan’s 19th Negosyo Center

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) provincial office opened on Thursday its 19th Negosyo Center in this mountainous town as part of the continuing effort to assist micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) throughout the province flourish.

DTI Regional Director Leonila Baluyut, together with …

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Nova-Blumentritt coop deploys 15 modern jeepneys

Fifteen modern jeepneys are operating on the Novaliches-Balintawak-Blumentritt route and vice versa under the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) of the Duterte administration.

The air-conditioned jeepneys, operated by the Novaliches-Balintawak-Blumentritt Transport Service Cooperative (NBBTSC), are stationed at the terminal just off the Novaliches Proper …

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Room sharing for quarantined families allowed: DOT

Traveling individuals who belong to the same household, especially families with minors are allowed to share a room when undergoing quarantine in hotels, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Thursday.

Tourism chief Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said the agency received reports that some DOT-accredited establishments operating as …

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Creation of SoCot 3rd district gains headway

Efforts to create another legislative district in South Cotabato province have gained ground after the approval of the proposed measure by the House of Representatives committee on local government.

Deputy Speaker and South Cotabato Second District Rep. Ferdinand Hernandez said Thursday the committee approved in …

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14K dogs in Dagupan get rabies vaccine

The City Veterinary Office (CVO) has vaccinated some 14,000 dogs for rabies here.

In an interview on Thursday, city veterinarian Dr. Michael Maramba said they almost reached in February to July this year the total number of vaccinated dogs last year in their rabies vaccination …

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