Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Remulla orders SM Trece Martires to stop operations for violating quarantine rules

Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla ordered the suspension of mall operations of SM City Trece Martires for violating the province’s quarantine pass policy. In a statement posted on his official Facebook page, Remulla revealed that provincial...

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...

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...

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...

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