Batac hospital ramps up Covid-19 vaccination drive

State-run Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center (MMMH&MC) here has ramped up its efforts to convince the public on the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines by holding a forum and inoculation simulation exercise.

The hospital is designated as the Covid-19 referral facility of the …

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Cebu Chamber launches online marketplace

The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) has launched its web-based marketplace app to help its members reach a wider market through the online space.

CCCI president Felix Taguiam said Chamber members are the initial traders in the web app (, where the public …

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Economist eyes BOP position recovery

Structural inflows such as remittances and revenues of the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector are expected to continue to fuel the Philippines’ balance of payment (BOP) position despite posting a deficit last month.

Data released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Wednesday showed a …

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Lapu-Lapu City starts Covid-19 vax info drive

The city government here on Wednesday started its massive information campaign on vaccination for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) by distributing leaflets to the public.

Mayor Junard Chan led the distribution in a public market.

The leaflets, which contain frequently asked questions about Covid-19 vaccines …

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PH Covid-19 recoveries hit 523,321

The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday reported 392 new recovered cases, pushing the total number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) recoveries nationwide to 523,321.

According to the DOH, the figure is equivalent to a 92.4-percent recovery rate among those who contracted the infectious disease.…

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Robredo qualified to receive Sinovac vax

Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo is welcome to join other Cabinet officials who are willing to be inoculated first with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech, Malacañang said on Wednesday.

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque issued the statement in a …

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DTI reiterates support to local coops

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez has reiterated the agency’s support to local cooperatives as it helps the agriculture sector and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) survive amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

At the launch of the Agricultural Cooperative Development …

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Tarlac logs 64 new Covid-19 recoveries

Sixty-four more Tarlaqueños have recovered from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as confirmed by the Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday.

This brought the total number of recoveries to 1,652 while the active cases went down to 111.

Based on the report of the Tarlac Covid-19 …

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