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With nearly two years of facing the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, both public and private sectors have put forward various initiatives to restart businesses and recover jobs.
Since the Covid-19 outbreak in early 2020, the pandemic still has lingering impacts on businesses and jobs …Read More
Eastern Visayas (Region 8) ended the year with seven bays still affected by red tide toxins, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional office here reported on Friday.
BFAR Region 8 Director Juan Albaladejo said the heavy rains this month triggered the runoff …Read More
The Philippine Navy’s missile frigate BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151) rescued 35 fishermen stranded in Manamoc Island, Palawan after their fishing boat capsized due to bad weather.
In a statement Thursday night, Naval Forces West acting public affairs office chief, Lt. Commander Ronne Riel B. Grimpola, …Read More
The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Caraga (DSWD-13) released on Thursday PHP23 million for distressed households of Dapa town in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte, following the onslaught of Typhoon Odette.
In a statement Friday, the DSWD-13 said a total of 4,602 households …Read More
The year 2021 caught sight of the Philippine Army, through the three-year-old 11th Infantry Division (ID), strengthening the community defense against the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits in the province of Sulu.
The community defense build-up started with the activation of the first-ever Sulu Ready …Read More
Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez on Friday said at least PHP27 billion in disaster-related funding is available in the newly-signed PHP5.024 trillion national budget for 2022.
Rodriguez said the disaster relief funds are sourced from the PHP7-billion contingency fund and the PHP20 billion national disaster risk …Read More
The Philippine Statistics Authority in Caraga (PSA-13) on Friday urged the residents in the Caraga Region to support the scheduled 2021 Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) Visit 2 from January 11 to 31, 2022.
In a press statement Friday, Rosalina Apura, the PSA-13 director, …Read More
San Miguel Corporation (SMC), the Philippine Army, and local governments have collaborated to bring relief goods to areas hard hit by Typhoon “Odette” in Southern Leyte.
This after a Philippine Navy vessel carrying thousands of boxes of corned beef, canned tuna, luncheon meat, and coffee …Read More
After missing out on face-to-face classes and meeting new friends for more than a year due to the pandemic, learners once again get to cherish the joys of going to school.
In November, students in areas identified low risk for the coronavirus started to return …Read More
The city government has organized a community fireworks display to greet the New Year to discourage the use of firecrackers among the public.
City Information Office chief Aileen Refuerzo, in a phone interview on Friday, said the fireworks display and picnic at Burnham Park are …Read More
The carnapping syndicate operating here has the backing of Moro extremists who traded shots with lawmen during the recent law enforcement operation in Barangay Gukotan, a police official said Friday.
Brig. Gen. Alexander Tagum, director of Police Regional Office 12 (Soccsksargen), said about 50 heavily …Read More
Police in this province arrested two armed men who posed as agents of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) and suspiciously roaming around neighboring President Quirino town on Friday morning.
In a report, Col. Tom Tuzon, Sultan Kudarat police director, said the two suspects, …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday said it is closely coordinating with barangay officials and other village peacekeepers following the pronouncement of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) giving village workers the authority to apprehend firecracker ban violators for the New …Read More
A man was arrested while in the act of selling 25 packs of “pla-pla” in Bocaue, Bulacan on Friday.
Colonel Manuel M. Lukban Jr., acting provincial director of the Bulacan Police Provincial Office, identified the arrested suspect as Christian San Juan, a resident of Biñang …Read More
Malacañang on Friday assured that violators of quarantine protocols would be prosecuted as the coronavirus pandemic lingers.
Cabinet Secretary and acting presidential spokesperson Karlo Nograles made the statement amid reports that a returning Filipina from the United States breached quarantine protocols and tested positive for …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday said 2021 is a banner year for law enforcement as many milestones in the campaign against illegal drugs and terrorism were achieved amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“Aggressive police operations and other police interventions led to the arrest of …Read More
Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Friday said the House of Representatives will continue to do its mandate to craft meaningful laws that will uplift the life of every Filipino.
In his New Year message, Velasco said that the 18th Congress has enacted more than 130 …Read More
The city government is mulling charging garbage fees based on weight to encourage waste segregation.
City Information Office chief Aileen Refuerzo said the city government and the barangays are discussing how to implement the plan, specifically the weighing of garbage brought out by residents on …Read More
The 5 to 17 years old age group should register for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) only at the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) office along Cabaguio Avenue here, not in malls.
PSA-PhilSys 11 regional office, in post on December 17, also reminded minors should have …Read More
The provincial government of Bohol will ramp up the distribution of relief goods to localities hit by Typhoon Odette as more donations from Manila arrived at the Panglao Airport on Friday, Governor Arthur Yap said.
Onboard Philippine Air Force C-295 aircraft, the provincial capitol received …Read More
The first batch of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Negros Oriental whose sources of income were devastated by Typhoon Odette received livelihood aid from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Friday.
DTI provincial director Nimfa Virtucio told the Philippine News Agency …Read More
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Central Visayas (Region 7) will closely supervise Metro Cebu localities in discarding waste left by Typhoon Odette.
In a statement on Friday, Undersecretary Anthony Gerard Gonzales of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the …Read More
A group composed of former members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) said no one is funding the organization.
The Abante Sentrong Alyansa ng mga Mamamayan para sa Bayan (SAMBAYANAN) denied the accusations of active members of CPP-NPA and its legal …Read More
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Friday said travelers from six countries that are under the red list will be barred from entering the country.
BI Commissioner Jaime Morente, in an advisory, said they will be implementing the latest resolution from the Inter-Agency Task Force …Read More
The French government has earmarked EUR2 million (approximately PHP115.5 million) to support the ongoing relief efforts in the Visayas and Mindanao following the destruction brought by Typhoon Odette.
“Following the damage caused by Super Typhoon Odette (Rai), which has claimed nearly 400 victims and displaced …Read More
The Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) party on Friday asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to postpone the printing of official ballots for the May 9, 2022 polls.
In a 20-page petition, the group of Energy Secretary and party president Alfonso Cusi urged Comelec …Read More
First Congressional District Rep. Paolo “Pulong” Z. Duterte here released on Thursday night his accomplishments at the House of Representatives wherein he has authored a total of 62 House Bills (HB).
In a statement, Duterte said of the 62 HBs, 16 were enacted into laws, …Read More
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) here on Friday suspended the operations of sea vessels with a gross tonnage (GT) of 250 and below plying the Negros Oriental route following a gale warning issued by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).
Lt. Jr. …Read More
The Philippines has made steady progress this year in the upgrade of military equipment and skills of the personnel tasked to operate it, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Friday.
“As we look back to the past year, it is likewise heartening to note that the …Read More
The government further enhanced its efforts this year to build climate resilience among communities nationwide and address climate change to better protect the environment, lives and property.
In April, the government finally submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat the …Read More
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Pangasinan and the Mangaldan police have seized PHP356,533 worth of suspected shabu from a high-value target (HVT) in a buy-bust.
In an interview on Friday, PDEA Pangasinan provincial officer Rechie Camacho identified the suspect as Ryan Christopher Lee, 37, …Read More
The Philippines, including some of the remotest parts of the country, are now more connected through giant leaps in information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure through the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), its partners in the government, and the private sector.
Under the …Read More
The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday approved the draft of guidelines for cases of Gender-Based Online Sexual Harassment (GBOSH) under Republic Act (RA) No. 11313 or the Safe Spaces Act.
In a statement, DOJ Office of Cybercrime (DOJ-OOC) Officer-in-Charge Charito Zamora said the draft …Read More
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Due to a surge in Covid-19 cases amid the holiday season, the Philippines’ Covid-19 task force is keeping the entire country under an Alert Level 2 status from Jan. 1 to 15, 2022.
“The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, approved the …Read More
As a tribute to the martyrdom of Jose Rizal, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) unveiled the first and largest 3D-printed monument at its compound in Bicutan, Taguig on Thursday.
In a dialogue during the unveiling, DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña said he …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday maintained that his administration’s campaign against illegal drugs was launched for the Filipino people, and not for his personal gain.
Duterte reiterated that he is only willing to be tried and prosecuted by a Filipino judge in a Philippine court …Read More
More lenient movement restrictions and the usually increased demand during the end-year holidays make small business owners here optimistic of sales.
Since the pandemic started in the first quarter of 2020, operations of most businesses have been hampered by the quarantine put in place to …Read More
Malacañang on Thursday reminded visitors who wish to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte to present a negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) before they are allowed inside the Palace.
“Visitors and guests who wish to meet the President inside the Palace or attend a Palace …Read More
More households can expect to have lights on for New Year’s Eve as linemen from the Visayan Electric Co. (VECO) and its affiliated companies are working round the clock to restore the remaining 36 percent of power line segments under its franchise area in Metro …Read More
Bohol Governor Arthur Yap on Thursday said there are no untoward incidents reported in the province, like looting in areas where people are left with no food and water, days after the onslaught of Typhoon Odette.
“In the past two weeks that I have been …Read More
There will be no changes in the guidelines on the use of antigen tests amid the threat of the highly contagious Omicron coronavirus variant, a health official said Thursday.
“Since the beginning, we have always emphasized the benefits and limitations of antigen test,” Department of …Read More
About 53,222 families directly hit by Typhoon Odette in Siargao Island in Surigao del Norte were provided with relief packages.
In a statement Thursday, Surigao del Norte 1st District Rep. Francisco Jose Matugas II said 80,921 relief packages have been released to residents of nine …Read More
The provincial government of Negros Occidental has received financial aid worth PHP90 million from the National Housing Authority (NHA) to help rebuild homes of Negrenses damaged during the onslaught of Typhoon Odette.
The assistance was turned over by NHA-Western Visayas Chief Corporate Attorney John Leo …Read More
Two linemen working on power supply restoration along the highway of Barangay Pilar in Hinigaran, Negros Occidental were injured on Wednesday afternoon when the electric pole they were installing collapsed.
They were identified as Gaspel Reyes, 25, of Barangay Lag-asan in Bago City, Negros Occidental; …Read More
Officials of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) are keeping their hopes up to weather all difficulties brought about by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
This came about as BARMM officials said they are doing everything they can to help the region …Read More
The positivity rate in the National Capital Region (NCR) continues to rise, now at 8.4 percent as of Tuesday, the OCTA Research Group said Wednesday night.
“The seven-day positivity rate has increased to 3.86 percent. This means new cases in the NCR are projected to …Read More
A total of 3,238 survivors of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) have received cash assistance from the city government, an official reported Thursday.
In a statement, Maria Socorro Rojas, chief of the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO), said the recipients of the cash …Read More