Philippine Army in Negros prepares for TD Lannie

Personnel of the 303rd Infantry Brigade (303IBde) and its line battalions in Negros Island are preparing for the possible onslaught of Tropical Depression (TD) Lannie (international name Talim).

Brigade commander, Brig. Gen. Inocencio Pasaporte, has alerted Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) teams for deployment …

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Miss World PH question ‘valid’: Roque

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Monday dismissed as “over-acting” netizens who criticized him for asking an “outdated” question during the question and answer segment of the Miss World Philippines 2021 pageant on Sunday night.

Roque, who was a judge at the pageant, asked candidate No. …

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PH Covid-19 recovered cases reach 2,459,052

An additional 16,523 patients have beaten the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), pushing the country’s overall recovery count to 2,459,052 as of Monday.

The Department of Health (DOH), in its latest Covid-19 bulletin, said recoveries account for 94.4 percent of the total 2,604,040 infections since the …

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Tagum flyover, longest in Mindanao, now open

The highly anticipated Tagum City Flyover opened to motorists on Monday.

The 1.625-kilometer infrastructure, which cost PHP2.7 billion, is part of the “Build, Build, Build” program of the Duterte administration.

Construction by the Department of Public Works and Highways of the longest flyover in Mindanao …

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Palace renews call for Covid-19 vax equity

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Monday renewed his call for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine equity, pointing out that vaccine donations under the COVAX facility were somehow meant to ease the “guilty conscience” of wealthy nations for monopolizing the supply.

This is the same call …

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Marines, PDEA nab 3, seize P6.8-M shabu in Tawi-Tawi

Joint military and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives have arrested three suspected big-time drug personalities and seized PHP6.8 million worth of illegal drugs in an anti-drug operation in Tawi-Tawi, military officials announced Monday.

Maj. Gen. Alfredo Rosario Jr., commander of Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom), …

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Get vaccinated, win P1 million

The government has gone to great lengths just to encourage vaccination against the dreaded Covid-19.

On Monday, the Department of Health (DOH) Facebook page posted the “Resbakuna Bakunado Panalo” program that will give vaccinated individuals nationwide a chance to win between PHP100,000 and PHP1 million …

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