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Govt is moving to administer 500k jabs a day | Headline PH

Govt is moving to administer 500k jabs a day

  Racing to meet its target by year-end, the Government is looking to raise the administration of coronavirus vaccines to 500,000 jabs per day. The Government says it can be done. It is also a...
Lawmaker urges Govt to shoulder swab tests for ROFs | Headline PH

Lawmaker urges Govt to shoulder swab tests for ROFs

  Returning Overseas Filipino workers should be spared the burden of spending more when pandemic circumstances sent them home says a lawmaker.   MANILA — Senator Francis Pangilinan is urging the National Government to shoulder the cost...
DOF itemizes fund sourcing for the national vaccine program | Headline PH

DOF itemizes fund sourcing for the national vaccine program

  Amidst issues concerning vaccine hesitancy and lack of supply, the Government is confident there are sufficient funds for the vaccination of the entire adult population of about 70 million individuals as well as the...
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...
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...
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 the coronavirus pandemic by speeding up vaccine delivery. SYDNEY — Amid...
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 growth, it further says, will not be enough to cover...
No need to amend the Constitution—Drilon | Headline PH

No need to amend the Constitution—Drilon

  The proposed Bayanihan 3, which the House of Representatives has approved to allocate ₱401 for pandemic recovery will just not make it before Congress adjourns. In a television interview, Senate President Vicente Sotto III, says...
Senate refuses to take action on prohibitive provisions | Headline PH

Senate refuses to take action on prohibitive provisions

  It looks like all efforts at the House of Representatives in amending prohibitive economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution will not translate to it expected conclusion, especially when the Senate refuses any action to...

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Poverty could push people to illegal logging, mining | Headline PH

Poverty could push people to illegal logging, mining

  “Economic gains cannot outweigh anything that endangers the life of nature and the very life of our people in general," says Bishop Socrates Mesiona. Pandemic-induced...
Rights activist warns vs China's universal extradition law | Headline PH

Rights activist warns vs China’s universal extradition law

  China is remolding Hong Kong in its own authoritarian image, armed with a national security law that outlaws dissent and has crushed its democracy...
'The arbitral win is a ‘win-win’ solution for all' | Headline PH

‘The arbitral win is a ‘win-win’ solution for all’

  Negotiations between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China are still underway for the crafting of a final and binding Code of...