Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III lauded President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Congress for the enactment into law of a measure backed by the Department of Finance (DOF) that seeks to further liberalize the Philippine economy and open the country to more foreign direct investments (FDIs) …Read More
A drug buy-bust operation led to the arrest of the suspected killer of the deputy prosecutor who was exercising outside his house when gunned down in Barangay Cabuco, Trece Martires City, Cavite on New Year’s Eve.
Philippine National Police chief, Gen. Dionardo Carlos, on Sunday …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) said five persons were arrested in violation of the nationwide election gun ban that kicked off Sunday.
Of the five, two were nabbed at the National Capital Region while the three others were arrested in Zamboanga Peninsula.
“The early results …Read More
The National Task Force Against Covid-19 on Sunday said it can replace vaccines damaged during the onslaught of Typhoon Odette last month.
NTF Against Covid-19 head of strategic communications, Assistant Secretary Wilben Mayor, made the assurance during a phone interview shortly after the arrival of …Read More
As the Filipino Catholics observe the Feast of the Black Nazarene, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Sunday renewed his call to pray that the country would be able to overcome the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic.
He described the Feast of the Black Nazarene as a “venerated …Read More
The OCTA Research Group on Sunday said the positivity rate in the National Capital Region (NCR) has exceeded 50 percent for the first time –50.5 percent as of January 7, 2022.
“The data from DOH (Department of Health) shows that the rate of increase of …Read More
The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday reported 2,579 recoveries and 28,707 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections.
The latest Covid-19 bulletin indicated 128,114 active cases while total recoveries rose to 2,785,183, or 93.9 percent of 2,965,447 infections since the pandemic started in March 2020.…Read More
A former Palace official on Sunday defended the directive of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to restrict unvaccinated people from going out of their homes, saying it was part of the President’s duty as head of state.
Senatorial aspirant and former presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo defended …Read More
To save lives and livelihood, Taguig’s Safe City Task Force will be adopting the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) resolution that limits the movement of unvaccinated individuals
Under Advisory No. 62, enforcement will focus on areas with a high possibility of Covid-19 transmission, such as …Read More
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año said the recommendation to place the National Capital Region (NCR) under more stringent Alert Level 4 status will be discussed in the succeeding meetings of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging …Read More
The national government will be ramping up hospital bed capacity, reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing, and vaccination in the wake of record high daily Covid-19 infections.
Acting Presidential Spokesperson, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, said the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) Sub-Technical Working Group (sTWG) on …Read More
Alongside the continuing efforts of government instrumentalities to answer the immediate needs of Caraga Region residents badly hit by Typhoon Odette last month are civic organizations, private groups, and individuals who pooled their resources and went to affected communities.
Among these civic organizations is the …Read More
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Dionardo Carlos, has called for vigilance as the 150-day nationwide election gun ban kicked off Sunday.
Carlos said law enforcers will be conducting checkpoint operations in strategic locations to strictly implement the gun ban from Jan. 9 to 8 …Read More
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed Russia’s military build-up around Ukraine during a telephone call Saturday.
The call came ahead of a Jan. 10 US-Russia meeting on security in Geneva.
They reaffirmed the EU and US support …Read More
A total of 169 checkpoints are set up with 1,300 police personnel deployed in Central Luzon to strictly implement the 150-day gun ban as the election period began Sunday.
Brig. Gen. Matthew Baccay, Police Regional Office 3 director, said Sunday the public must cooperate with …Read More
The province of Negros Oriental has identified nine election “hotspots” or areas of concern leading to the May 9, 2022 national and local polls.
Lawyer Eddie Aba, Provincial Election Supervisor of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), told the Philippine News Agency in an interview that …Read More