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Bello wants an accurate image of pandemic in the workplace | Headline PH

Bello wants an accurate image of pandemic in the workplace

  The Department of Labor and Employment, upon conducting inspection on 48,000 companies, has gathered that about a tenth or 4,700 firms reported, they had employees who got infected with COVID-19 as of July.   MANILA —...
Granular lockdown desirable for economic recovery–Lopez | Headline PH

Granular lockdown desirable for economic recovery–Lopez

  As the current modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) expires Tuesday, 07 September, the Department of Trade and Industry says a granular lockdown is much desirable for the economy.   MANILA – Trade and industry secretary Ramon...
At-risk kids, general public to get jabs this October | Headline PH

At-risk kids, general public to get jabs this October

  The national task force against Covid-19 (NTF) is planning to expand the Government's vaccine rollout to the general public and children with comorbidities by October.   MANILA — To promptly meet its target of inoculating 80...
South Africa finds new variant, mutations under study | Headline PH

South Africa finds new variant, mutations under study

  A new Covid-19 variant, C.1.2 strain, was first detected in May by South African scientists. The variant appears to have multiple mutations but details on the virus are still uncertain. According to scientists, C.1.2 possesses...
WHO curious about PH face shield policy | Headline PH

WHO curious about PH face shield policy

  Filipinos seek protection from COVID-19, with the Delta variant now transmitted within a group of people who have had no known contact with a person infected with or exposed to the disease. For including face...
WHO calls on prioritizing teachers for vaccination | Headline PH

WHO calls on prioritizing teachers for vaccination

  In order for schools to remain open in Europe and Central Asia, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF said teachers and school staff should be included in the list of those prioritized for...
Prelate convinces congregation to receive vaccines | Headline PH

Prelate convinces congregation to receive vaccines

  The Cagayan de Oro Archdiocese has issued a letter to clergymen and churchgoers urging them to help allay fears and doubts over the alleged use of aborted fetal cells in the manufacture of vaccines...
Delta drives off foreign portfolio investors | Headline PH

Delta drives off foreign portfolio investors

  More foreign portfolio investments (FPI) left the Philippines in July, as the spread of the more contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) scared them off.   MANILA — In a statement, the Bangko...
PH 1 of 5 countries skipping in-person classes since Covid | Headline PH

PH 1 of 5 countries skipping in-person classes since Covid

  The Philippines, one among five countries in the world, has not resumed in-person classes since the Covid-19 pandemic was declared in 2020.   MANILA — The United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) is advocating a “phased...
Delta moves around the Philippines, not in BARMM | Headline PH

Delta moves around the Philippines, not in BARMM

  The Department of Health reports all regions in the Philippines have been detected with the highly contagious Covid-19 Delta variant, except in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. MANILA — Dr. Alethea De Guzman,...

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Odette's rampage leaves severe damage across Visayas | Headline PH

Odette’s rampage leaves severe damage across Visayas

  After wreaking havoc in Mindanao, Typhoon Odette (Rai) rampaged through the central Philippine region. Thousands of families were evacuated across the regions with the Cebu...
EU leaders looking at new sanctions against Russia | Headline PH

EU leaders looking at new sanctions against Russia

  The European Union is being assaulted on multiple fronts by Russia and must unite behind new economic sanctions, Baltic and central European leaders said...
Omicron in China places half a million in quarantine | Headline PH

Omicron in China places half a million in quarantine

  Media report on Monday provided the country's first case of the fast-spreading Omicron variant identified in the northern port city of Tianjin.   BEIJING, China —...