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The province of Ilocos Norte is gearing up to revive its local bamboo industry by designating bamboo caretakers and letting them earn while doing so.
In an interview on Friday, provincial agriculturist Norma Lagmay said they have identified the city of Batac and the towns …Read More
A good number of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) have expressed interest in vacuum-freeze drying technology as an innovation to their businesses, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato de la Peña announced on Friday.
In a taped report, he said at least …Read More
An alleged financer of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and one of the most wanted persons in the country was killed in a shootout early Friday in Sulu.
Col. Rexmel Reyes, Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) director, identified the slain suspect as Aldasir Makumbong, 37.…Read More
Malta is in need of Filipino workers, both professionals and non-professionals, the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Rome, Italy said on Friday.
In a virtual presser, Labor Attache Haney Lynn Siclot, job opportunities await overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) after many employers in the host …Read More
The BRP Andres Bonifacio (PS-17) has safely transported six distressed fishermen and their damaged fishing vessel to the Port of Dinahican in Infanta, Quezon on Thursday.
“The custody of the said fishermen was later on turned over to the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management …Read More
The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said Friday it is imperative that they shut down the Amlan-Siaton 69kV line for them to be able to complete their maintenance works for this year.
Michelle Visera, corporate communications and public affairs officer of the NGCP …Read More
Fitch Ratings expects world gross domestic product (GDP) will grow by 6% in 2021, according to its Global Economic Outlook report for September.
The new figure is down from the global rating agency’s 6.3 percent world GDP growth forecast made in June.
“Supply constraints are …Read More
A fisherman in Surigao del Sur has a new house, thanks to the members of the Hinatuan Municipal Police Station (HMPS).
Lt. Dennis Bon, HMPS chief, said the rebuilding of the house is part of the Barangayanihan Help and Food Bank Program and Adopt a …Read More
The Bangsamoro Board of Investments in the Bangsamoro Region in Muslim Mindanao (BBOI-BARMM) approved the registration of PHP398 million tourism-related investments for this city.
It was the first direct investment approved by the BBOI for the city that now forms part of the BARMM.
Owned …Read More
The distribution of emergency cash assistance to low-income beneficiaries affected by the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila from Aug. 6 to 20 has been completed.
Speaking to President Rodrigo Duterte during his Talk to the People on Wednesday night but aired Thursday morning, …Read More
Operatives of the Regional Drug Enforcement Unit-9 have arrested another big-time drug suspect in a buy-bust here, the region’s top cop said on Friday.
Brig. Gen. Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, Police Regional Office-9 chief, said the suspect as Jun-Jun Ismael, 33, of Indanan, Sulu, was nabbed …Read More
At least 10,000 “bangus” (milkfish) fingerlings were released in a fish cage at the Albay Gulf operated by the City Agriculture Office (CAO) at a cove in Sitio Anonang, Barangay Homapon here Friday.
Sheila Nas, CAO chief, said in an interview the fingerlings were acquired …Read More
The Philippines’ balance of payments (BOP) is projected to remain in surplus for this year and next year but monetary authorities slashed the target for both years given the impact of global economic developments.
In a briefing streamed through the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) …Read More
Some 41 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Eastern Visayas have joined the first face-to-face annual regional trade fair held since the pandemic broke out last year.
The four-day trade fair that kicked off on Thursday, is eyeing to generate at least PHP1.5 million …Read More
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Bulacan 1st District Engineering Office (DEO) has completed PHP100-million worth of projects at the Congressman Erasmo Cruz Memorial Central School in Barangay Wakas, this town.
Henry Alcantara, district engineer of the DPWH Bulacan 1st DEO, on Friday …Read More
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) is working on the declaration of the residence of the city’s alleged “drug queen” to become a safe house for abused children.
Gil Cesario Castro, regional director of the PDEA-CAR, in a phone …Read More
Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato de la Peña on Friday said at least 15 farmers from the Talaandig tribal community in Talakag, Bukidnon, were trained on producing chemical-free carrots.
“The initiative provided (about) 212 IP (indigenous people) households in the area the …Read More
The Aboitiz Foundation Inc., together with Hedcor, committed PHP7.8 million worth of projects in its host communities in Mindanao as they inked a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with its partners from this city, Davao del Sur, and Bukidnon, a statement said Friday.
Among the listed …Read More
Timbangan ng Bayan centers would soon be established in all public and private markets nationwide as a measure proposing such has been endorsed for plenary approval at the House of Representatives.
During a virtual meeting on Friday, the House Committee on Trade and Industry approved …Read More
The Philippine main equities index ended weaker on Friday, a day after it recovered on risk-off sentiments but the peso managed to remain firm against the US dollar.
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) lost 0.80 percent, or 55.58 points, to 6,912.85 points.
All Shares …Read More
The Department of Tourism (DOT) has launched the More Fun Awaits campaign to strengthen the Philippines’ positioning as a top-of-mind tourist destination in the global market once international leisure travel to the country resumes.
More Fun Awaits showcases the preparations that the DOT has been …Read More
Following the gunning down of two students at the Mindanao State University (MSU) main campus in Marawi City, students on Friday have demanded from the school administration security measures anew to stop killings inside the government-run learning institution.
MSU’s student publication the Mindanao Varsitarian has …Read More
The introduction of a farm school in this city is expected to boost food sufficiency given the proper education and love for agriculture that will be instilled in the minds of learners.
Dr. Ma. Luz De los Reyes, schools division superintendent of the Department of …Read More
The Japanese Embassy in Manila is accepting applications for the assistant language teacher (ALT) positions in the 2022 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program.
Applicants must be a Filipino citizen; physically and mentally fit to work abroad; possess excellent English ability both orally and in …Read More
The provincial government here has lauded JAJ Hiponia Sentina of the municipality of Sibalom, for landing second in the Registered Electrical Engineer Licensure Examination given by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Sept. 5-6, 2021.
Already a registered nurse, he enrolled in Bachelor of Science …Read More
Magnolia and San Miguel scored contrasting wins at the Don Honorio Ventura State University Gym in Bacolor, Pampanga on Friday to book slots in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup quarterfinals.
The Hotshots needed a Calvin Abueva buzzer-beater to eke out a 90-89 squeaker …Read More
Local government units (LGUs) in the province have been advised to set a specific day or time for the vaccination of teachers against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), as requested by the Department of Education (DepEd) Schools Division of Antique.
Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) …Read More
Northern Samar province is mourning the passing of former 2nd District representative Emil Ong on Thursday.
Hours after the announcement of his death by Northern Samar Governor Edwin Ongchuan, key officials and groups in the province expressed sadness on social media.
“Our Beloved Father, Cong(ressman) …Read More
An official of the Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reiterated that the anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin has not been proven to be effective against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire made this statement in response to a recent letter from the …Read More
The Ministry of Health-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MOH-BARMM) sent 200 oxygen tanks with regulators to the Cotabato Regional and Medical Center (CRMC) here as the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) continues.
Dr. Bashary Latiph, the MOH-BARMM minister, said Friday they are …Read More
A total of 463,742 people in Eastern Visayas have been fully vaccinated as of September 16 as the region continues to receive more vaccine supplies from the national government.
The number forms part of the 974,470 first and second doses administered to health workers, senior …Read More
Iloilo City is seeking the help of the national government as supplies of medical-grade oxygen in hospitals are “fast depleting”.
Mayor Jerry P. Treñas, in his letter dated Sept. 17 addressed to Vaccine Czar Carlito Galvez Jr., Health Secretary Francisco Duque, National Task Force Chief …Read More
Bicol region has recorded 645 new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in a day, the highest since the onset of the pandemic in March last year, the Department of Health (DOH) reported on Friday.
Dr. Aurora Deluro, DOH-Bicol chief epidemiologist, in a news …Read More
The Philippines is expecting to receive the first batch of government-procured one million doses of the one-shot Sputnik Light Covid-19 vaccine this month and another 190,000 doses of Sputnik V (Component 2), National Task Force Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez …Read More
Negros Oriental on Friday reported 244 recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) even as the number of new infections continued to climb amid the perceived local transmission of the Delta variant.
In a virtual presser, Assistant Provincial Health Officer Dr. Liland Estacion, Covid-19 incident …Read More
Nearly 58 percent or 131,326 personnel of the Philippine National Police (PNP) have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), PNP chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said Friday.
Citing the latest data, Eleazar said some 80,809 personnel or about 36 percent have already received …Read More
Bataan Bishop Ruperto C. Santos announced on Friday that two Catholic churches in Mariveles town, in cooperation with the local government unit, will offer vaccination against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) for its parishioners once a week after the Holy Mass.
Saint Nicholas of Tolentino …Read More
The National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 advised local government units (LGUs) and the private sector that cheaper coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines are just as effective against emerging variants.
If LGU and the private sector wish to secure more Covid-19 vaccines through the tripartite …Read More
The Emergency Operations Center Task Force (EOC-TF) has recorded 57 deaths due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) here from September 1 to 16.
In its report on Friday, the EOC-TF said of the 57 who died of the disease, 51 did not receive any …Read More
More than 200 volunteers from locator companies, community groups, and departments of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) fanned out to eight points along the shoreline here on Friday to collect plastic wastes and other debris that were washed ashore after the recent heavy rains.…Read More
Some senators are “overreacting” to President Rodrigo Duterte’s frustration over the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee’s ongoing probe into the procurement of medical supplies amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said Friday.
During his commentary show Counterpoint, Panelo clarified …Read More
The city government targets to inoculate at least 1,000 Dabawenyos in its vaccination rollout on September 18 at the People’s Park here.
Dr. Michelle Schlosser, Davao City Covid-19 Task Force said in a radio interview the vaccination activity will cater to Dabawenyos from various sectors.…Read More