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Antique’s Binirayan Festival opened on Wednesday evening and brought a message of hope to residents amid a drop in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases and loosening of social restrictions.
Governor Rhodora Cadiao, who led the opening salvo of the Binirayan Festival, said …Read More
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Acting Secretary Roger Mercado has vowed to push for the realization of big-ticket projects in Eastern Visayas in the remaining months of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term.
During his visit here on Thursday, Mercado said they have been coordinating …Read More
The Supreme Court (SC) has affirmed a labor court ruling against a professor who questioned his termination by the university after he forced a sick student to dance during a class presentation.
In a recent 29-page decision written by Associate Justice Ramon Paul L. Hernando, …Read More
The Dumaguete City schools division of the Department of Education (DepEd) is now working for automation in both fields of governance and curriculum, a key agency official here said.
Dr. Gregorio Cyrus R. Elejorde, city schools division superintendent, said on Wednesday afternoon the division is …Read More
The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 5 (Bicol) recognized the support of eight community groups which were its partners in implementing the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan–Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) program during the 7th Regional Bayani Ka! Awards on …Read More
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional office here awarded on Thursday some PHP10 million worth of fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) boats of varying sizes to Zambales fishermen venturing into the West Philippine Sea.
BFAR Regional Director Wilfredo Cruz said the boats are …Read More
Some PHP3.2 million worth of shabu was seized from a lady consignee during a controlled delivery operation in Hermosa, Bataan on Wednesday afternoon.
In his report on Thursday, Col. Joel Tampis, director of the Bataan Police Provincial Office, said joint operatives from the Philippine Drug …Read More
The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region 13 (Caraga) and the provincial government of Agusan del Sur have formally turned over the PHP152-million farm-to-market road (FMR) project to village officials in the town of San Luis.
The FMR, funded under the DA’s Philippine Rural Development …Read More
The first batch of Philippine peso banknotes will arrive in the country by April next year, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno said in a briefing Thursday.
Diokno said the BSP and the Reserve Bank of Australia and its subsidiary Note Printing Australia …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday welcomed the completion of infrastructure development projects in Zamboanga City, hoping that these would spur economic activity and employment in Mindanao and across the country.
This, after he led the inspection of development projects at the Zamboanga International Airport (ZIA), …Read More
The Sandiganbayan has acquitted the incumbent mayor of San Fernando City, La Union on graft charges arising from a PHP38-million contract in 2018 for the rehabilitation of its plaza.
In a 22-page decision dated November 29 written by Associate Justice Lorifel Pahimna, the anti-graft court’s …Read More
State pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) will release the 2021 Christmas cash gift amounting to PHP3.2 billion to its old-age and disability pensioners starting December 6.
The benefit is also known to pensioners as their “Christmas bonus.”
“Sa kabila ng hinaharap nating pagsubok …Read More
Local shares bounced back on Thursday as bargain hunters looked for markets with no presence yet of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), while the peso ended the day’s trading almost unchanged.
After dipping below the 7,000-level on Wednesday, the Philippine Stock …Read More
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez has encouraged businesses, especially micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), to explore the “halal” market.
During the 4th Philippine National Halal Conference on Thursday, Lopez said the halal industry could boost Philippine exports with the developments …Read More
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno said the market might have exaggerated its reaction towards the impact of Omicron after the new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) variant was confirmed in the latter part of November.
This amid consecutive shedding of the local shares …Read More
The Department of Agriculture (DA) is seeking additional PHP12 billion, on top of the recommended PHP95-billion budget for 2022, to address surmounting food and agriculture global challenges onto the “new world”.
“We are entering a ‘New World’ — the global scale of the ‘new normal’ …Read More
Soon, materials from the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) will be shown on Knowledge Channel’s platforms as the two recently signed a partnership, an executive of SEI said on Thursday.
“It (partnership) will make STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) …Read More
Limited face-to-face classes in the National Capital Region (NCR) will start on December 6 in 28 public schools, the Department of Education (DepEd) said Monday.
In a Viber message to reporters, DepEd Director for Public Affairs Service June Arvin Gudoy confirmed the start of in-person …Read More
Nine schools in Ilocos Sur will join the pilot run of the limited face-to-face (F2F) classes starting December 6.
In a phone interview on Thursday, Department of Education (DepEd) Ilocos Region Public Affairs Unit head Cesar Bucsit said eight of the schools are elementary public …Read More
The decision to limit the participation of face-to-face learning in college only for fully-vaccinated instructors and students is not discriminatory, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairperson Prospero de Vera III has said.
In a press briefing here late Wednesday afternoon, de Vera said the move …Read More
Several medical organizations in the country on Thursday condemned the ambush-slay here of Dr. Raul Winston Andutan, medical director of the Maria Reyna-Xavier University Hospital (MRXUH).
In a statement, the Council for Health and Development condemned “in the strongest possible terms the senseless killing” of …Read More
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) remains committed to observing human rights.
This, as the military joined the launch of the 2021 National Human Rights Consciousness Week which kicked off at Diokno Park, Commission on Human Rights (CHR), Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City on Wednesday.…Read More
The Supreme Court (SC) has affirmed a Davao court verdict against KLM Royal Dutch Airlines in a suit filed by a prominent physician over delayed luggage in 1998.
In a recent decision penned by Associate Justice Ramon Paul L. Hernando, the high court, however, ruled …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday said it will fully cooperate with state prosecutors in the proceedings against the 17 police officers implicated in the so-called “Bloody Sunday” operations that resulted in the death of six militant activists in Laguna and Rizal last March.…Read More
A total of 1,632,900 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine arrived on Wednesday, the first batch of a multi-million Covid-19 vaccine donation by France through the COVAX Facility to the Philippines.
During the arrival of the vaccine doses at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal …Read More
Deputy Speaker Eric Martinez on Thursday said the government must continue the momentum in vaccination rollouts across the country, most especially in administering booster shots for medical front-liners, senior citizens, and high-risk individuals.
Martinez called for a continuous government effort despite the declining Covid-19 cases …Read More
A Department of Health (DOH) official in Region 7 (Central Visayas) on Thursday said more people have showed up and received their first dose during the National Vaccination Days from November 29 to December 1, including those who have not received any coronavirus disease 2019 …Read More
Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are bound for countries included in the Philippines’ ‘red list’ due to the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Omicron variant will not be able to travel to their host nations for now, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) …Read More
The Philippines has administered a total of 7,628,432 doses of Covid-19 vaccine during the massive national vaccination drive from November 29 to December 1, Health Undersecretary Myrna Cabotaje said on Thursday, noting that the “Bayanihan, Bakunahan” accomplishment report is still being updated.
“For the three …Read More
An initial 24 local government units in Western Visayas have voluntarily extended the “Bayanihan,Bakunahan” national vaccination drive until December 3, according to the Department of Health Western Visayas Center (DOH WV) on Thursday.
DOH WV for Health Development Medical Officer Bea Camille Natalaray said since …Read More
White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci on Wednesday urged Americans to get vaccinated or boosted against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as the first US case of Omicron variant was found in California.
“We know what we need to do to protect people. Get vaccinated, …Read More
The number of vaccinees in this province has reached 43,394 during the three-day national vaccination drive under the Department of Health’s “Bayanihan, Bakunahan” campaign.
Governor Albert Garcia said Thursday reports showed that Bataan topped the Central Luzon provinces with the most number of individuals inoculated …Read More
Filipinos in Austria are in good condition despite the spike in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases across the European state, the Philippine Embassy in Vienna said on Thursday.
Chargé d’Affaires Deena Joy Amatong said Filipino workers who had been affected by the …Read More
The city health office (CHO) has extended the national vaccination drive here until Friday to cater to more residents.
Maria Christine Lim, CHO health education and promotion officer, said Thursday the move was to encourage those who have yet to receive the coronavirus disease 2019 …Read More
Some local government units would have to explain the spoilage of “a few hundred doses” of AstraZeneca vaccine that expired on November 30.
The doses in question were part of the 1.5 million AstraZeneca vaccine donated and delivered to the Philippines in late October 2021.…Read More
The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has approved new testing and quarantine protocols for arriving international passengers from countries, territories, and jurisdictions in the “green” and “yellow” list effective December 3.
The green list is composed of countries, territories, …Read More
Fully vaccinated adults may receive their Covid-19 booster shots starting December 3, the Department of Health (DOH) said Thursday.
In a public advisory, the DOH noted that persons who have completed their primary series of Covid-19 jabs can be inoculated with the following brands regardless …Read More
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Thursday renewed his call for “bayanihan” in being vigilant amid the emerging threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
“Let us remain vigilant and follow the rules. Make it a habit to wear a mask, (practice social distancing), wash …Read More
The Department of Health in Eastern Visayas (DOH-8) on Thursday said it will extend the National Vaccination Days (NVD) until Dec. 3, granting the requests of some local governments units (LGUs) in the region.
“It is the local government’s discretion if they would extend or …Read More
The country’s top military official is optimistic that the Christmas season will bring hope and joy to the lives of Filipinos amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“More importantly, may it awaken further our spirit of nationalism and love for service, as we continue to faithfully fulfill …Read More
The Quezon City government has thanked healthcare workers and constituents as figures of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) indicators in the city hit an all-time low.
In a Facebook post on Wednesday night, the city government said the improvement of its Covid-19 indicators is because of …Read More
The Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) has recorded 50,464 vaccine recipients from various municipalities of Antique during the three-day national “Bayanihan,Bakunahan” against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
IPHO Infectious Diseases Cluster head Sheree Vego said on Thursday the province surpassed its daily target of 15,000 …Read More
The government, along with vaccine manufacturers, is reevaluating all coronavirus jabs that have already expired or nearing expiration for possible shelf-life extension, National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 chief, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., said Thursday.
In an interview, Galvez said the NTF and the Department …Read More
The Negros Occidental provincial government confirmed on Thursday the three South Africans and one returning overseas Filipino (ROF), who arrived in the country from South Africa last week, all tested negative for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz II said the three expatriates …Read More
The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) has recorded 186,111 passengers on Bonifacio Day on November 30, the highest number in a single day since the pandemic started in March last year.
In a Facebook post on Wednesday, the MRT-3 attributed the record single-day passengers …Read More