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The government-led rehabilitation efforts in Marawi City is already 80-percent complete, Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) chairperson and housing czar Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario said on Sunday.
Despite the challenges posed by the health crisis and inclement weather, del Rosario assured all infrastructure projects will …Read More
The Philippine Statistics Authority in Caraga Region (PSA-13) will start on Monday the conduct of the October 2021 round of Quarterly Fisheries Survey (QFS).
The QFS will run until Sept. 30, the PSA-13 said in a statement Sunday.
“The surveys aim to generate volume and …Read More
Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Art Tugade has assured that once it is operational, the PNR Clark Phase 2 of the North-South Commuter Rail Project (NSCR) project will create needed jobs and spur economic recovery in Central Luzon amid the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.…Read More
The city on Saturday reported 411 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases, the highest single-day rally, bringing the total active cases to 3,053, the Department of Health (DOH) in the region said.
The figure was the highest after the Sept. 11 single-day record of 289 …Read More
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Sunday commended a PNP physician and a non-uniformed personnel (NUP) for helping their colleague give birth while inside the Kiangan quarantine facility at Camp Crame in Quezon City.
“Saludo ako sa dalawang pulis na tumulong sa …Read More
The national vaccination program is now trained on surge areas outside the National Capital Region (NCR) with only 5 percent of eligible population already fully inoculated.
National Task Force Against Covid-19 (NTF) medical adviser Dr. Ted Herbosa said the government is also expediting inoculation in …Read More
The Benguet General Hospital (BeGH) has advised the public it would be limiting its services to attend to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid 19) cases as infections continue to surge.
Starting Monday, its Outpatient Department consultation services for pediatrics, internal medicine, and dental will be temporarily …Read More
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Sunday directed the Police Regional Office Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (PRO BAR) to conduct a thorough investigation into the explosion in Maguindanao that left eight people injured.
Eleazar also instructed the local police to coordinate with the …Read More
The nation’s overall tally of recoveries from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has reached 2,151,765 as 25,037 new recoveries were recorded on Sunday.
The Department of Health (DOH) said the figure is equivalent to a 90.9-percent recovery rate from a total of 2,366,749 infections since the …Read More
The Philippines has administered 41,247,552 doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines nationwide as of Sept. 18, the National Task Force Against Covid-19 (NTF) reported on Sunday.
Based on the National Covid-19 vaccination dashboard data, there are 22,771,602 Filipinos who have received the first dose …Read More
With the government preparing for the vaccination of the 12 to 17-year-old Filipinos, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has offered its camps and other facilities as vaccination sites for minor dependents of its uniformed and civilian personnel.
PNP chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said he directed …Read More
Vaccination against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) will be among the benefits that members of communist terrorist groups (CTGs) can avail of once they turn their backs on the armed struggle.
The Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) will include surrenderers in its vaccine allocation should …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte will participate in the high-level general debate of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Sept. 21 to 27.
This will be Duterte’s second attendance to the high-level general debate of the international body. He first addressed the …Read More
National Task Force Against Covid-19 (NTF) chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. thanked Russian Direct Investment Fund for fulfilling its promise to deliver the 190,000 doses of Sputnik V’s Component 2 vaccine against Covid-19.
“We are apologizing for the delay of this Component 2 considering …Read More
A registration for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) is scheduled on Friday (Sept. 24) in Barangay Banagbanag, Montevista, Davao de Oro.
PhilSys focal person Mitchil Campos posted on Sept. 13 that the registration site at the Montevista Sports Complex will accept applicants for the Philippine …Read More
Freedom of expression and public health should be tightly balanced in this time of the pandemic, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Sunday said as he warned some anti-vaccine individuals for defying the quarantine protocols by holding protest actions.
This, after members …Read More
Malacañang on Sunday congratulated Carlo Biado for winning the US Open Pool Championship after beating Singapore’s Aloysius Yapp, 13-8, at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Sunday (Philippine time).
“We congratulate Carlo Biado for bringing pride and honor to the country by winning …Read More
A 38-year-old police officer here was arrested in an entrapment operation on Sunday after he allegedly tried to extort PHP300,000 from the sister of an arrested drug dealer in exchange for “fixing” the cases
The police report said M/Sgt. Sherwin Pascual Gamit, assigned at the …Read More
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a dire warning on Friday, saying the world is on a “catastrophic pathway” to surpass negotiated caps on temperature increases meant to mitigate the ravages of climate change.
Guterres called on the international community to immediately implement measures to ensure …Read More
The challenges of online learning are more bearable for the youth sector in a village here under a cash assistance program of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK).
Since the “Ang Ganda ng Iyong Kinabukasan, Ganda ng Barangay Camaman-an Academic Assistance” started in 2014, a total of …Read More
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) opened here on Saturday its 14th molecular laboratory to help boost testing capacity for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) nationwide.
The testing laboratory, established at Barangay Balabaran, is equipped with two polymerase chain reaction (PCR) machines and one ribonucleic acid (RNA) …Read More
Former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile said the International Criminal Court (ICC) probers should not be allowed to enter the Philippines to conduct a formal investigation into the government’s campaign against illegal drugs.
“Pag punta dito, dapat wag papasukin sa bansa (If ICC will come, …Read More
A low pressure area (LPA) that is embedded in the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) will trigger rains over Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Sunday.
In its 4 a.m. weather bulletin, the weather bureau said …Read More
As part of its contribution to the whole-of-government approach in curbing communist insurgency, the Department of Information and Communications Technology for Mindanao Cluster 2 (DICT-MC2) offered former rebels to enroll in its digital literacy programs.
DICT will implement the Technology Empowerment for Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship, …Read More
The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has honored the four Filipino athletes who led the country’s most successful Summer Olympic stint ever earlier this year in Tokyo by having commemorative stamps for them.
The PHLPost on Saturday unveiled the new stamps with no less than gold …Read More