Lawmakers from all seven districts of Negros Occidental have sought an inquiry on the recent power rate hike imposed by electric cooperatives.
In a statement on Saturday, 3rd District Rep. Jose Francisco Benitez said he filed House Resolution 2206 to push for a congressional inquiry.…Read More
Government and military officials here broke ground the past two days some PHP67 million worth of infrastructure projects funded under the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF ELCAC) program.
The projects, composed of four farm-to-market roads (FMRs), are implemented under the …Read More
A coffee processing center that will be owned and operated by a group of local coffee growers will soon rise in Barangay Casiklan, Las Nieves town in Agusan del Norte.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) 13 (Caraga) formally facilitated the groundbreaking ceremony of the processing …Read More
The Department of Tourism (DOT) is inviting 200 teachers of English as Second Language (ESL) to join its free Online Master Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) certification course from September 27 to October 10.
The 120-hour Online Master TESOL Certification Course is …Read More
Two of the nine confirmed Delta variant carriers in Misamis Occidental, both returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs), have recovered.
The two ROFs were cleared even before arriving in the province.
Governor Philip Tan said, in a statement on Saturday, seven others are local cases, with four …Read More
Though not deployed for combat duty, troops of the Philippine Army’s Civil-Military Operations Regiment (CMOR) play a vital role in the government’s anti-insurgency campaign.
With the mission of “winning hearts, winning minds”, the 14th Civil-Military Operations Battalion (CMOB), whose troops are based in Negros Occidental, …Read More
Still unidentified suspects hurled an explosive device that hurt eight persons at the covered court of the Datu Piang town center in Maguindanao at about 3 p.m. on Saturday.
The suspected grenade went off during a volleyball game, Lt. Col. John Paul Baldomar of the …Read More
The Department of Health (DOH) 13 (Caraga) said Friday it is conducting rigorous identification and contact tracing activities as cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Delta variant and other variants of concern continue to increase in the region.
The DOH-13 said the Regional Epidemiology …Read More
Manila Archbishop Jose Cardinal Advincula has tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
In a statement issued Friday evening, chancellor of the archdiocese, Fr. Reginald Malicdem, said the cardinal does not feel other symptoms apart from having a slight fever.
“He is in quarantine, …Read More
The commander of the Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) on Saturday said communist groups in Northern Mindanao and Caraga regions are on the brink of collapse following successive operations that resulted in surrenders and deaths.
Maj. Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr., commander of the 4ID, said …Read More
The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday clarified that it did not disregard the six months shelf life of SARS-CoV-2 real-time reverse transcription – polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test kits procured through the Procurement Service of the Department of Budget and Management.
In a news …Read More
A total of 43 essential workers were confirmed positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) after undergoing the reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing, Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar said on Saturday.
The confirmatory tests were done to validate and confirm the result of their random …Read More
The government never neglected medical front-liners amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said on Saturday.
Panelo issued the statement in response to the recent remarks by a doctor about the country’s Covid-19 response efforts which supposedly seemed to …Read More
The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday reported 27,024 more recoveries, raising the number of those who recuperated from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) to 2,126,879.
The DOH also recorded 23,134 new infections, bringing the number of active cases to 184,088.
The death toll reached …Read More
The A3 priority group, or persons with comorbidities, has logged the highest number of fully vaccinated persons in the city with 51,111.
City health officer, Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite, said Saturday 111,929 individuals, representing 15.98 percent of the target population of 700,000, have been fully …Read More
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Saturday reminded local government units (LGUs) to ensure that they have designated at least one contact tracer for every barangay with a population not exceeding 5,000 to boost case finding and contact tracing efforts as …Read More
Competitive salaries ranging from €1,000 to €4,000 await Filipinos eyeing to work in Malta, the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Rome, Italy said on Friday.
Labor Attache Haney Lynn Siclot said the pay of professionals and non-professionals differ but they are protected since the …Read More
The Department of Health (DOH) 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula) has tapped the military and suppliers and is eyeing the reactivation of a plant to help augment the medical oxygen supply of the Zamboanga del Sur Medical Center (ZDSMC) in Pagadian City.
The ZDSMC, the province’s main …Read More
A registrant of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) needs to present just one valid document to validate the demographic information recorded during the online Step 1 process.
Validation will be made in the face-to-face Step 2 process that will also gather iris scans, fingerprints, and …Read More
Meralco moved a step closer to a twice-to-beat advantage in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup after sending Blackwater to a disreputable league record with a 104-97 win at the Don Honorio Ventura State University Gym in Bacolor, Pampanga on Saturday.
The Bolts surged …Read More
TNT ended its elimination-round campaign in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup with a 103-85 rout of Alaska at the Don Honorio Ventura State University Gym in Bacolor, Pampanga on Saturday night.
The Tropang Giga pounced on a weary Aces side right from the …Read More
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) will not be abolished with the creation of a national virology institute, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire assured on Saturday.
Vergeire said the RITM, which serves as the national coronavirus testing center, would only be under the Virology …Read More
The Ministry of the Interior and Local Government – Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MILG-BARMM) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have awarded the top five best entries for their “Bangsamoro Idea Challenge – A Call for Innovative Ideas” online competition.
The online …Read More
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has ordered the temporary closure of major trekking destinations inside the Northern Negros Natural Park (NNNP) in the wake of insurgency-related clashes in nearby areas.
In Special Order 3 dated September 16 and posted on Facebook on …Read More
The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday said the number of active cases in Metro Manila has not yet hit its peak, citing its analysis over the past week.
“At this point, in our analysis, hindi pa natin nakikita na nagpi-peak na po tayo dito …Read More
The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) is expected to have a strong and reliable connectivity by 2023 after an internet service provider committed to provide a fiber-optic broadband network and a satellite global technology even in the most remote mountain towns.
Clarence Alvarado, the lead engineer …Read More
The Philippines and France renewed their commitment to deepening bilateral cooperation in the political, defense, economic, and cultural fields as the two sides convened virtually for the 2nd Philippines-France Political Consultations on September 16.
The Philippine delegation, led by Foreign Affairs Acting Undersecretary for Bilateral …Read More
The province of Camiguin is implementing “No Movement Day” every Saturday as a response to prevent further Covid-19 transmission.
Gov. Jurdin Jesus Romualdo signed on Thursday Executive Order (EO) No. 106 that will prohibit movement outside of residences every Saturday.
All quarantine and special quarantine …Read More
Two alleged drug dealers were nabbed with over PHP50,000 worth of suspected shabu by anti-narcotics operatives in separate drug stings in Camarines Sur and Albay provinces on Friday.
The drug operation yielded a total of three plastic sachets containing about eight grams of shabu, Maj. …Read More
The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has released stamps celebrating the triumph of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, the country’s first-ever Olympic gold medalist.
The stamps feature Diaz’s winning moments in Tokyo on July 26, 2021 that made her a national sensation as she captured the elusive gold …Read More