LPA spotted west of Coron, Palawan

A low-pressure area (LPA) that has been spotted 405 km. west of Coron, Palawan, and embedded along the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), will affect Luzon and the Visayas.

In its 4 a.m. weather bulletin on Saturday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) …

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5 NPA rebels surrender with guns

Five members of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered together with three high-powered firearms in Ilagan City and Nueva Vizcaya on October 14 and 15, respectively, the military said Saturday.

Army Maj. Jekyll Julian Dulawan, 5th Infantry Division spokesperson, identified the surrenderers as alias Nethan, …

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PRC now has 100 more medical tents

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has reached another breakthrough as they now have an additional 100 medical tents stored in the PRC Namayan Warehouse in Mandaluyong.

As of October 14, 2021, the humanitarian organization now has 211 medical tents.

“As the PRC puts a high …

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USAID, DOH launch mobile app for mental health

In celebration of National Mental Health Week, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) launched Lusog-Isip — the country’s first mobile application for mental health and self-care.

Lusog-Isip aims to expand access to culturally adapted, evidence-based tools …

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91.3M Covid-19 vax doses already in PH

The Philippines has already received 91,339,530 doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines, according to the National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 on Saturday.

Of the total, 51,985,108 doses have been administered nationwide.

Included in the total number of doses delivered were the 862,290 doses …

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