Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Manila gov’t, Globe Telecom team up to provide free access to e-learning platforms

Thousands of public school students are expected to benefit from the recent partnership between the city government of Manila and Globe Telecom, Inc. as both parties aim to provide free data plans for online...

2020 Physician Licensure Examination to push through this September

The 2020 Philippine Physician Licensure Examination will proceed this year after it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government's coronavirus response task force confirmed. The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging...

Filipinos ‘stressed’ due to COVID-19 pandemic, latest SWS study reveals

A large percentage of Filipinos admitted that they have been experiencing stress because of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in the country, a recent survey from Social Weather Stations (SWS) reveals. Fifty one percent...

Bringing back millions of jobs lost during COVID-19 crisis may take at least 2...

Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country Director Kelly Bird said that bringing back millions of jobs lost during the COVID-19 pandemic might take at least two years. Bird added that the pandemic plunge likely bottomed out...

DILG eyes 10-30 days imprisonment vs quarantine violators

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año bared that the agency is eyeing to impose a penalty of 10 to 30 days imprisonment for those who would violate the...

DOH: Duterte probably joking when he advised public to use gasoline to disinfect masks

The Department of Health (DOH) advised the public against the remark of President Rodrigo Duterte to use gasoline to disinfect used masks, adding that he might have said it on his recent pre-taped national...

Philippines’ COVID-19 cases now beyond 70,000

The Department of Health (DOH) announced that more than 70,000 people in the Philippines have been infected with COVID-19. As of Wednesday, the country has recorded 72,269 infections, with 46,803 active cases. Metro Manila accounted...

Senate to probe massive corruption within PhilHealth

Following the resignation of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation's (PhilHealth) anti-fraud legal officer, senators call for an investigation on the alleged massive corruption within the agency. “Our health sector is crumbling and these controversies made...

Duque not Duterte’s ‘whipping boy,’ Roque says

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Wednesday that President Rodrigo Duterte remains supportive of the Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III amid the alleged anomalies linked to the COVID-19 response in the Philippines. This...

Solon seeks to implement mandatory wearing of PPEs in public transport

House Committee on Transportation Chairman and Samar Representative Edgar Mary Sarmiento has urged the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to require mandatory wearing of personal protective equipment (PPEs) in public transportation to curb the spread...

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  In line with fears of the possible entry of the new Omicron variant into the country by inbound travelers, Partido Reporma senatorial aspirant Guillermo...
Number coding, truck ban back this week—MMDA | Headline PH

Number coding, truck ban back this week—MMDA

  With modifications, the reimplementation of the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or number coding scheme has been unanimously approved by the Metro Manila...
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