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Local government units (LGUs) have received PHP8.1 billion from hosting power plants of energy firms, Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi said on Thursday night.
In his report to President Rodrigo Duterte during the Talk to the People, Cusi said PHP3.5 billion of the …Read More
The Provincial Health Office (PHO) clarified on Friday that the showing of the zombie-themed movie, World War Z, at the Bataan People’s Center which serves as a major coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination center in the province was unintentional.
“Part ng Netflix. Sunod-sunod pinapalabas. So, …Read More
The Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office (INPPO) reported Friday the apprehension of 205 quarantine violators in a week while most parts of the province are under the localized enhanced community quarantine.
Latest data from the INPPO from August 23 to 29 shows that most, or …Read More
Matthew Wright, despite struggling for almost the entire game, shot the winning basket as Phoenix Fuel Masters escaped with a 79-78 comeback win over Rain Or Shine Elasto Painters in their PBA Philippine Cup game on Thursday night at the Don Honorio Ventura State University …Read More
Another former communist rebel has filed criminal cases against the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair Jose Maria “Joma” Sison and two other communist leaders before the Department of Justice (DOJ) Friday, the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) said.
In a statement, …Read More
A total of 125 schools in Iloilo province are recipients of the Gulayan sa Paaralan project of the Department of Agriculture (DA) regional field office in Western Visayas in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) Division of Iloilo this year.
Project coordinator Bonifacio de …Read More
The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday clarified that the projected average of 30,000 Covid-19 cases per day in the National Capital Region (NCR) by the end of September is “not cast in stone” and can still change.
In a statement, the DOH said changes …Read More
Youth group Propelling Our Inherited Nation Through our Youth, Inc. (POINTY) in Surigao del Norte has forged partnerships with different government agencies to provide food relief to an indigenous peoples (IP) community in the province.
About 75 IP families belonging to the Mamanwa tribe in …Read More
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) officially released the results of the 2019 Functional Literacy, Education and Mass Media Survey (FLEMMS) rider questions on access to information.
In an effort to institutionalize access to information in the country, the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), through the …Read More
To further strengthen current measures to protect the customers from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, the Cebu City government is requiring establishments to secure a protocol compliance certificate (PCC).
Acting Mayor Michael Rama said on Friday establishments operating in Cebu need to obtain the certification …Read More
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is helping its Philippine counterpart strengthen the country’s maritime domain awareness.
In a teleconference on Friday, USCG Vice Admiral Michael McAllister said Washington DC wants to give Manila the capacity and the capability “to spend more time beyond their …Read More
A total of 99 new immigration officers (IOs) have been assigned to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to beef up its manpower at the country’s premiere gateway.
Lawyer Carlos Capulong, Bureau of Immigration (BI) port operations chief, said Friday the new personnel were recently …Read More
A measure seeking to allow virtual marriage using video, audio, and data transmission devices has hurdled committee level at the House of Representatives.
In an online meeting on Thursday, the House Committee on Revision of Laws approved the substitute bill to House Bill 7042, or …Read More
Josephine Medina, who became one of the modern-day table tennis heroes for the Philippines, passed away on Thursday night at the age of 51.
Medina became well-known after she broke a 16-year drought for a Philippine medal in the Paralympics when she won one in …Read More
The House of Representatives’ appropriations committee swiftly terminated on Friday the hearing for the proposed PHP8.2-billion budget of the Office of the President (OP) for 2022.
The panel, chaired by ACT-CIS Party-list Rep. Eric Go Yap, terminated the deliberations on the OP budget without any …Read More
Two hospitals in Tawi-Tawi are recipients of sea and land ambulances to boost their health emergency response in the island province which is a part of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).
Dr. Bashary Latiph, Ministry of Health (MOH)-BARMM minister, said Friday the beneficiaries …Read More
Employment opportunities await migrant workers, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Japan.
Labor Attaché Elizabeth Marie Estrada, in a virtual forum on Friday, said the host country will be needing 350,000 foreign workers under the specified skilled workers (SSWs) within a five-year period after it …Read More
The local government here and the regional office of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Western Visayas are preparing this city’s Uswag Plant Nursery in Barangay Tacas in Jaro district as a venue for training and showcase on urban farming.
City Agriculturist Iñigo Garingala, in …Read More
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) updated its earthquake bulletin on Thursday night, saying aftershocks and damage are possible from the magnitude 5 quake that hit Biliran province.
Earlier, Phivolcs said both aftershocks and damage are unlikely from the magnitude 4.9 earthquake. However, …Read More
The Court of Appeals (CA) has dismissed a suit filed by a man against the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) for refusing to take up his case as it has no jurisdiction over the complaint.
The CA’s 17th Division ruled that petitioner Mariano Flores, who sued …Read More
Residents in low-lying communities here have been alerted for possible flooding as the Tunggol River rose to a critical level Thursday.
Bal Kadiding, Datu Montawal municipal disaster officer, said in a radio interview Friday that some low-lying villages near the riverbanks have been flooded and …Read More
Local shares improved while the Philippine peso slipped at end of the week’s trading.
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) finished Friday trading by gaining 0.91 percent or 62.47 points to 6,897.13.
This is the third straight week that the local index increased, Rizal Commercial …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) and China’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on Thursday held a virtual meeting to strengthen cooperation on mutual law enforcement and transnational security concerns between the two countries.
In a statement Thursday night, PNP chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said he …Read More
Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi said the country may expect additional 7,712 megawatts of power supply from 2021 to 2027.
During President Rodrigo Duterte’s Talk to the People late Thursday night, Cusi said the construction of new power sources is underway this year …Read More
The Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI), a line agency of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), has won its case involving foreclosure proceedings over a bad loan.
In a recently released 12-page decision written by Associate Justice Florencio Mamauag Jr., the appellate court’s …Read More
The Philippines will not be bringing home a medal in the Tokyo Paralympics as the national team’s last two hopes failed to make the podium on Friday.
Following the conclusion of the qualifying heats for the 100-meter backstroke event at the Tokyo Aquatic Centre, para-swimmer …Read More
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has ordered the suspension of the implementation of the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) in the second district of Quezon City amid complaints of irregularities in the implementation of the program.
In a virtual briefing Friday, …Read More
Training and job opportunities for the youth and a professional delivery service sector are the end goals of a joint project of the United States-backed YouthWorks PH and YesPinoy Foundation of actor and entrepreneur Dingdong Dantes.
The partnership will expand training and job opportunities for …Read More
Fifteen years after the discovery of the remains of the victims of the Inopacan massacre perpetrated by the New People’s Army (NPA) in the 1980s, more groups are joining the cause to end the atrocities of communist terrorist groups.
Thousands of bikers will join a …Read More
The Zamboanga City Water District (ZCWD) received its Safety Seal certification from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) after it hurdled a thorough inspection of its office premises on Pilar Street, Barangay Zone 4, this city on September 1.
The Safety Seal certification dated …Read More
A new building will soon rise at the Northern Mindanao Food Innovation Center (NM-FIC) of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) main campus in Cagayan de Oro City.
“The additional building and equipment will be for the complementary food production, and …Read More
Mayor Evelio Leonardia has sought the assistance of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar for an intensified campaign against illegal drugs here.
The mayor’s request came on the heels of the killing of anti-drug operative Staff Sgt. Joseph Nepomuceno, whom he lauded for …Read More
The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) on Friday said it has filed another criminal case against Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison and another communist cadre before the Department of Justice (DOJ) earlier this week.
“Another case for violations …Read More
The Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines will connect Filipino students to universities in Europe through its annual education fair.
The pandemic’s challenges should not stop the pursuit of higher education, the group said in a statement issued on Friday.
“Since last year, …Read More
Another 7,710 individuals have recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Friday, with the country’s total recoveries now at 1,847,701.
In its daily Covid-19 bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) also reported 20,310 new cases, with active cases now at 158,994 or 7.8 percent …Read More
An endangered green sea turtle has found a safer place to lay her eggs at the marine protected area (MPA) of Barangay Funda-Dalipe here.
In an interview Friday, Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer (MENRO) Madelyn Pagunsan said a fisherman on Thursday spotted markings of …Read More
Manila Archbishop Jose Cardinal Advincula on Friday paid respects to one of his predecessors, Rufino Cardinal Santos, the first Filipino cardinal.
In a Facebook post on Friday, the Manila Cathedral said Advincula visited the tomb of the late Filipino cardinal as the Church commemorates his …Read More
In a radical U-turn, Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday announced that he would not stand for his party’s leadership, effectively giving up the premiership, after facing severe criticism over his handling of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, local media reported.
“I had …Read More
A Quezon City official has warned the public about false allegations being thrown by some “paid trolls” to discredit the local government unit (LGU) now that the election season is heating up.
QC Legal Department head lawyer Orlando Paolo Casimiro, in a statement issued on …Read More
The Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in Central Visayas region have breached the two-million mark in six months, the Department of Health – Region 7 (DOH-7) announced on Friday.
In a virtual presser, Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, DOH-7 chief pathologist, said the four provinces in the …Read More
No Filipino has been reported hurt as remnants of Hurricane Ida triggered massive flooding across the northeastern United States, including New York and New Jersey.
“(There are) no reports yet of Filipinos affected in the 10 US Northeast states covered by the Consulate in New …Read More
The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has officially approved the use of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for adolescents, allowing it to be administered to those aged 12 and up.
In a Laging Handa briefing on Friday, FDA Director General Undersecretary Eric Domingo said Moderna …Read More
The National Task Force Against Covid-19 is preparing to buy additional doses as booster shots as it has negotiated with four manufacturers.
NTF Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said these shots would be initially allocated for the A1 priority …Read More
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has awarded the 28-day securities in full during Friday’s auction.
The securities amounting to PHP110 billion fetched lower rate than the yield in the previous auction.
“The weighted average interest rate continued to decline from last week’s rate, settling …Read More