DOH issues back-to-work guidelines under MECQ

The Department of Health (DOH) has issued guidelines for employees who will go back to work after the National Capital Region (NCR) eases quarantine...

Palace defends overseas deployment ban meant to protect healthcare workers

Malacañang defended the government's decision to impose an overseas deployment ban on newly-hired healthcare workers as a means of ensuring their safety amid the...

DSWD, DICT launch ‘ReliefAgad’ to speed up cash aid disbursement

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) are using technology for faster means of...

PNA: Medical frontliners still face PPE shortage

Medical frontliners still face a shortage in supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) as they continue the fight against COVID-19, the Philippine Nursing Association...

Use chalk allowance to pay for internet fees, DepEd tells teachers

Department of Education Secretary Leonor Briones said that teachers can utilize their chalk allowance to pay for their internet connection fees, as most schools...

Sotto urges wider COVID-19 mass testing as ECQ end nears

Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III pushes for the expansion of mass testing in areas currently under lockdown as the transition to a more...

Mayors seeks additional 15-day ECQ in Metro Manila

The Metro Manila Council proposed the 15-day extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the National Capital Region (NCR) to contain the spread...

COVID-19 cases may surge further due to mass testing

The Department of Health (DOH) announced an additional 147 COVID-19 cases, leading to a total tally of 10,610. The DOH also reported 108 new survivors,...

Filipino medical frontliners with COVID-19 now at 1,886

The Department of Health (DOH) revealed that the number of Filipino medical frontliners with COVID-19 has reached 1,886. According to DOH undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire,...

UST Hospital retrenches due to delayed PhilHealth reimbursement

The University of Santo Tomas Hospital (USTH) has retrenched employees because of financial losses brought about by the COVID-19 crisis. According to USTH medical director...

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Metro Manila mayors OK with GCQ on June 1

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The majority of Metro Manila mayors agreed to transition the National Capital Region (NCR) from the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) to the general...

Face masks made out of abaca paper from Mindanao have better filtration rate than...

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An artisanal company that exports handmade paper products has started producing face masks made out of abaca paper available to the local market. Salay Handmade...

LGUs urged to establish bike lanes due to limited public transportation amid COVID-19

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The Palace has urged local government units (LGUs) to establish bike lanes in their respective cities as more people are inclined to use bikes...