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Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has signed an executive order placing Cebu province under general community quarantine (GCQ) which took effect on Wednesday.
Although the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) placed Cebu province under “GCQ with heightened restrictions”, Garcia signed EO …Read More
The Taliban announced on Tuesday night the formation of Afghanistan’s caretaker government, with Mullah Hassan Akhund appointed as the acting prime minister.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told a press conference here that Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and Abdul Salam Hanafi were named as the acting …Read More
Goldman Sachs has lowered its forecast of the United States (US) economic growth for this year to 5.7 percent from 6.2 percent.
This marked the second time in a month that the New York-based multinational investment bank and financial services company has cut its gross …Read More
The Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, and Energy – Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MENRE-BARMM), in coordination with the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), is set to distribute 6,667 hectares of government land to qualified beneficiaries in Lanao del Sur.
BARMM Senior Deputy Minister …Read More
The Department of Public Works and Highways in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) announced Wednesday the completion of the PHP76-million road network project here leading to a Catholic mountain shrine.
The road project was implemented through the DPWH North Cotabato 2nd district engineering office.
DPWH North Cotabato …Read More
The Duterte administration accomplished several reforms that took decades to be enacted that helped the country attain its lowest poverty rate in 2018 and will pave the way for the achievement of its 2040 vision, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said.
In his …Read More
Persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) will be allowed to vote during the May 9, 2022 elections but only within the jail premises on the same day and under the supervision of a special board of election inspectors (BEIs).
Lawyer Ian Macaraya, election officer of Dumaguete …Read More
The third quarter National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) set on Thursday has been postponed due to Typhoon Jolina and the impending threat of Typhoon Kiko, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Wednesday.
“Bilang pag-iingat po sa bagyong Jolina at sa …Read More
Severe Tropical Storm Jolina continues to bring rains across Luzon and is about to make landfall over the Lobo – San Juan area in Batangas.
In its 8 a.m. severe weather bulletin on Wednesday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said “Jolina” …Read More
The Schools Division Office (SDO) of Manila on Wednesday suspended classes due to bad weather in the National Capital Region (NCR) caused by Severe Tropical Storm Jolina.
“Due to inclement weather brought about by Tropical Storm Jolina and as (the weather bureau) PAGASA raised Tropical …Read More
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is determined to identify and address gaps in its peace advocacy programs and security operations.
This came as military officials met with members of its Multi-Sector Governance Council (MSGC) via teleconferencing to keep track of the AFP’s efforts …Read More
The Department of Education (DepEd) in Central Luzon said it is ready with the Sept. 13 opening of classes in public schools.
DepEd Regional Director May Eclar on Wednesday said amid the challenges brought by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, all the 3,656 public …Read More
More former top-ranking cadres of the New People’s Army (NPA) have exposed the lies and deceit committed by the communist terrorist group (CTG) in their “tell-all” to the public during a virtual press briefing on Tuesday.
Roberto Rosete Jr., alias Ka Bobby, who spent 32 …Read More
Strong demand for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) term deposit facility (TDF) resulted in the rise of its interest rates on Wednesday.
Data released by the central bank showed that the weighted average rate of the seven-day facility, which is among the BSP’s tools …Read More
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is set to conduct the initial part of its internet voting test run this weekend.
In an advisory on Wednesday, Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said the activity is scheduled to begin on Saturday (Sept. 11) at 8 a.m. (Manila time) …Read More
Weather disturbance “Jolina” further weakened into a tropical storm category as it heads towards Bataan, the weather bureau said in its 5 p.m. bulletin on Wednesday.
“Jolina” now packs maximum sustained winds of 85 kilometers per hour near the center, and gustiness of up to …Read More
An education official on Wednesday said the enrollment trend for the academic year 2021 to 2022 shows a‘ sustained increase’ a few days before the opening of classes on Sept. 13.
Department of Education (DepEd) Undersecretary Nepomuceno Malaluan, in a message to reporters, said the …Read More
The replication of the Regional Geographic Information Network (RGIN) Geoportal Project in pilot Regions 1, 6, 8, 9, 12, and 13 will help improve research and development and craft evidence-based policies in the country, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said.
In a speech …Read More
The Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday reported that 18,901,373 learners have enrolled in public and private schools nationwide for Academic Year (AY) 2021-2022.
Based on the latest data from its Learner Information System Quick Count, the department said 14,334,046 learners have enrolled as of …Read More
Several government agencies have partnered to boost the promotion of Filipino culinary traditions in the years to come through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed Wednesday.
Through the MOU, the Department of Tourism (DOT), together with the Department of Agriculture (DA), National Commission for Culture …Read More
The Department of Energy (DOE) said Wednesday Typhoon Jolina has caused power interruptions in the southern part of Luzon and Samar.
“(T)here are four transmission lines that are unavailable in Samar and Laguna affecting ESAMELCO (Eastern Samar Electric Cooperative, Inc.), SAMELCO I (Samar I Electric …Read More
Police officers have apprehended a total of 1,027,615 persons in the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus for violating quarantine protocols during its shift to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ).
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, citing the latest data released on Wednesday, said …Read More
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Iloilo City will hold satellite registrations starting September 10, eyeing to reach an additional 12,000 eligible voters.
Registration in Iloilo City resumed on September 6 after it was suspended since May 24 after this metro was placed under modified …Read More
Several multi-sectoral groups believe that providing a safe haven for the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair Jose Maria “Joma” Sison in the Netherlands would only prolong the sufferings of innocent civilians victimized by the atrocities of the CPP’s armed wing New People’s …Read More
Outgoing United States Embassy Chargé d’ Affaires John Law said he believes that there is nowhere to go but up for the security alliance and cooperation between the US and the Philippines.
“I am confident that our security alliance and our cooperative partnership will continue …Read More
The peso is expected to be negatively affected by the looming rate adjustment in the US but the country’s robust foreign exchange reserves, among others, are expected to support the local currency.
In his presentation during the budget hearing for the proposed 2022 national budget …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte has slammed anew the alleged “politicking” of members of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee ahead of the 2022 national elections by nitpicking about his administration’s coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic response efforts.
Duterte said the committee is conducting a series of hearings …Read More
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) ended Wednesday higher despite uncertainty amid the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), but the peso depreciated against the US dollar.
The main equities gauge rose by 0.53 percent, or 36.68 points, to 6,949.39 …Read More
The Kadiwa ni Ani at Kita (Kadiwa) initiatives have played a vital role in the efforts of the government to secure food for households especially during the pandemic in the Caraga Region.
The Department of Agriculture-Caraga (DA-13) has recognized the contributions of Kadiwa initiatives particularly …Read More
Mexico’s Supreme Court voted on Tuesday to decriminalize abortion, a historic vote in a Catholic-majority country.
The high court unanimously voted to overturn several articles of a law of the northern state of Coahuila that establishes jail terms of up to three years for women …Read More
The chairman of the House Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability on Wednesday urged the independent group OCTA Research to be a “fiscalizer” and see to it that the government does its job with its statistics.
In a virtual news forum, DIWA Rep. Michael …Read More
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices in the province of Pangasinan are extending their operating hours until 7 p.m. from Mondays to Fridays to cater to voter registrants.
In a phone interview on Wednesday, provincial election supervisor lawyer Marino Salas said they are also open …Read More
Government operatives have seized a shipment of some PHP1.2 million worth of smuggled cigarettes in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, a top police official said Wednesday.
Brig. Gen. Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) director, said the shipment was intercepted around 8:45 p.m. …Read More
A powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico’s southwest state of Guerrero late Tuesday, according to the National Seismological Service of Mexico.
Power outages have been reported, while no significant damage has been reported so far in the nation’s capital.
Mexico City has been historically affected …Read More
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday launched a special online appointment system for active overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) at its Robinsons Galleria consular office in Ortigas.
In an advisory, the agency said eligible passport applicants must present a valid working visa or re-entry …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday continues to hunt cohorts of the foreign drug traffickers who were killed in an operation in Zambales and three others who were nabbed in Bataan to put an end to their operations in the country.
PNP chief Gen. …Read More
It was a race against time to save lives during the start of the pandemic, which meant there was no room for hesitancy or dilly-dallying on the part of the national government.
This was the message of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during his Talk to …Read More
Manila and Quezon City evacuated some residents on Wednesday as Typhoon Jolina dumped heavy rains over parts of Luzon.
In an advisory, the Manila Public Information Office (MPIO) said around 100 families from Barangay 20 at the Isla Puting Bato were evacuated at around 4 …Read More
©The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has donated 25 laptop computers and 479 tablets to the Department of Education (DepEd) to help boost online learning in the Philippines.
The US Embassy in Manila on Wednesday said the donations were turned over last Sept. …Read More
Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Tuesday said he is certain that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte won’t tolerate any form of corruption in the government.
Dela Rosa made this comment during the Senate Blue Ribbon inquiry into the alleged overpriced personal protective equipment (PPE), face …Read More
At least 14 flights were canceled due to bad weather as of Tuesday afternoon, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said.
The cancelled international and domestic flights include:
* All Nippon Airways (NH) 869/870 Manila-Haneda-Manila
* Singapore Airlines (SQ) 912 Singapore-Manila; SQ 919 Manila-Singapore
* …Read More
The provincial government of La Union has placed this capital city under general community quarantine (GCQ) from September 8 to 22 to curb the surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases here.
In Executive Order No. 41 issued Tuesday late afternoon, Governor Francisco Emmanuel Ortega …Read More
The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Davao Oriental has joined efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) by deploying fire trucks equipped with public address system to encourage residents to do their part in battling the pandemic.
“Folks, each of …Read More