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United front: To provide a solid strategy for the West | Headline PH

United front: To provide a solid strategy for the West

  The West needs to show and present a united front to Beijing in order for the European Union (EU) to sit down with China and go from there, the idea that Munich Security Conference...
House defines tax rates to allow entitlement to reduction | Headline PH

House defines tax rates to allow entitlement to reduction

  Private educational institutions have turned to court after the Bureau of Internal Revenue slapped them with a 25 percent tax hike via the implementation of its RR 5-2021. Contested is a clause that schools have...
Rains will continue—PAGASA | Headline PH

Rains will continue—PAGASA

  Since the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has declared the official entry of the rainy season on 04 June, the country has been frequently visited by weather formations that have cooled...
ILO, UNICEF calls for adequate social protection for all | Headline PH

ILO-UNICEF calls for adequate social protection for all

  The International Labor Organization, together with the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund, reports a sharp jump in child labor worldwide, reaching 160 million for the first time in 20 years, including the addition of...
Achieving herd immunity to include 17 yrs and below | Headline PH

Achieving herd immunity to include 17 yrs and below

  As has been the trend in other nations, the Task Force against COVID-19 is also eyeing to inoculate the younger population, approximately 29 million Filipinos aged 17 and below, as they form part of...
Accelerated recovery bets on speedy vaccine rollout—BSP | Headline PH

Accelerated recovery bets on speedy vaccine rollout—BSP

  Forecast to grow at 4.7 percent this year before accelerating to 5.9 percent in 2022 and 6.0 percent in 2023, the Philippine economic outlook has been revised a few times as the pandemic-induced recession...
Lion's share of vaccine supply to go out of Manila | Headline PH

Lion’s share of vaccine supply to go out of Manila

  National Task Force for COVID-19 chief Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr is expecting the bulk of coronavirus vaccine supply to arrive starting today. About 3.2 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech and Sinovac coronavirus vaccines are to arrive...
BIR's 150% private school tax hike, illegal—Lawmakers | Headline PH

BIR’s 150% private school tax hike, illegal—Lawmakers

  Five senators appeal to the Bureau of Internal Revenue to reconsider its implementing rules that increased the income tax of private schools from 10 percent to 25 percent. The lawmakers agree the move by the...
Work-from-home set--up is temporary—Roque | Headline PH

Work-from-home set–up is temporary—Roque

  MANILA — Vaccine czar and chief of National Task Force against COVID-19 Carlito Galvez Jr. calls all economic frontliners heroes, commending their “dedication and courage amid the health crisis.” According to Malacañan, employees working at...
Vaccine passports would enable a return to normalcy | Headline PH

Vaccine passports would enable a return to normalcy

  Following the lead of other countries, the Philippines is working on the issuance of vaccine passports, the Palace confirms. “We will be having a uniform passport which can be recognized by everyone. The (vaccine) passport...
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Vaccine delivery critical to APEC region recovery | Headline PH

Vaccine delivery critical to APEC region recovery

  In a virtual meeting, the trade ministers from 21 economies that form the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation agreed on achieving a strong economic recovery from...
ASEAN submits names for Myanmar special envoy | Headline PH

ASEAN submits names for Myanmar special envoy

  Amid the pandemic and continued clashes in Myanmar, where according to a local monitoring group, an estimated 847 people have already been killed by...
Tokyo Games breached | Headline PH

Tokyo Games breached

  Unauthorized access to an information-sharing tool that Fujitsu Ltd developed has hit the organizing committee of the Tokyo Olympics, the latest data breach said...
Erratic taxes applied on US digital companies | Headline PH

Erratic taxes applied on US digital companies

  In January this year, the United States Trade Representative determined that the taxes adopted by Austria, Britain, India, Italy, Spain and Turkey discriminated against...
'Untimely conduct' on public biddings requires probe | Headline PH

‘Untimely conduct’ on public biddings requires probe

  Described as "grossly disadvantageous" to the Government amid the coronavirus pandemic, a lawmaker questions the Philippine Ports Authority's (PPA) "untimely conduct" of public biddings...
3k mixed Covid-19 clinical trials participants sought | Headline PH

3k mixed Covid-19 clinical trials participants sought

  The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is set to conduct clinical trials on mixing coronavirus vaccine brands to address concerns on supply and...
Jobs crisis far from over–UN labor agency | Headline PH

Jobs crisis far from over–UN labor agency

  The latest projections made by the International Labor Organization (ILO) reflect that the pandemic-driven labor market crisis is not going to end anytime soon. Employment...
Covid infection most severe among smokers | Headline PH

Covid infection most severe among smokers

  Department of Health-Central Visayas medical officer IV Dr. Dino Caing ramps up campaign against smoking this June, National 'No Smoking' month. He urges LGUs (local...
QC volunteer medical workers get daily allowance | Headline PH

QC volunteer medical workers get daily allowance

  Volunteer health workers in various Covid-19 vaccination sites of the Quezon City local government will be granted daily allowance after the LGU (local government...
PDL tattoo removal to avoid gang identification–DOJ | Headline PH

PDL tattoo removal to avoid gang identification–DOJ

  Two inmates engages in a scuffle and then all hell breaks loose. A recent riot in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) has prompted the Justice...
Isaac Herzog elected president of Israel | Headline PH

Isaac Herzog elected president of Israel

  JERUSALEM – On Wednesday, the Knesset, Israel's parliament, elected Isaac Herzog as new president of the country in a landslide. "I will be everyone's president,"...
Can PH imitate Malaysia in warding off China? | Headline PH

Can PH imitate Malaysia in warding off China?

  On 01 June, Malaysia dared to assert itself against China when the latter reportedly encroached on Malaysia’s airspace. Malaysia scrambled several of its Hawk 208...
Routines for working remotely during a pandemic | Headline PH

Routines for working remotely during a pandemic

Remote work has a lot of us practically chained to our desks, or worse, adopt positions that cause pain after a while, while typing...
WHO recognizes CoronaVac, makes it part of EUL | Headline PH

WHO recognizes CoronaVac, makes it part of EUL

  CoronaVac comprises the bulk of the country's vaccine supply, it being the first one to arrive in the country on 28 February, and had...
₱442M OCD pandemic response in question | Headline PH

₱442M OCD pandemic response in question

  During the pandemic, the Commission on Audit (COA) says, the Government allows negotiated procurement under the Government Procurement Policy Board (GPPB) Circular 01-2020, but...

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