Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Fire hits pediatric vaccination site with people inside | Headline PH

Fire hits pediatric vaccination site with people inside

  During an ongoing Covid-19 vaccination operation for minors, a fire broke out on the second floor of Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City, Wednesday, 10 November.   MANILA, Philippines — According to the Bureau of Fire Protection,...
First case of COVID-19’s Kappa variant detected | Headline PH

First case of COVID-19’s Kappa variant detected

  The Kappa variant of the highly contagious coronavirus has its first instance detected in the country, according to the Department of Health (DOH).   PAMPANGA, Philippines — DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire confirmed on Monday, 08...
₱1B in financial aid prepared for public transport | Headline PH

₱1B in financial aid prepared for public transport

  Following a senator's claim that the transportation department had failed to present a program of assistance for affected public transportation drivers and operators as a result of the ongoing rise in oil prices, Government...
Medical professionals look for the best booster injection | Headline PH

Medical professionals look for the best booster injection

  According to an official of a health workers' group, if the government truly cares about its medical frontliners and health workers in their work combating the coronavirus pandemic and responding to the needs of...
Healthcare workers, vulnerable sector on to a third dose | Headline PH

Healthcare workers, vulnerable sector on to a third dose

  A third administration of the COVID-19 vaccine for the country's healthcare workers and the vulnerable sector is set for November or early December said health authorities. According to them, it is to further prevent the...
Public advised to have antigen tests at home | Headline PH

Public advised to have antigen tests at home

  The decreasing number of COVID-19 infections and transmissions isn't enough for Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez to be convinced that there won't be any more increases in the future, so he recommends that...
29 Oct to 2 Nov, access to cemeteries banned | Headline PH

29 Oct to 2 Nov, access to cemeteries banned

  The Metro Manila Council (MMC) has passed a resolution encouraging Metro Manila local government units to establish ordinances or adopt resolutions barring entry to public and private cemeteries, memorial parks, and columbaria from October...
Eight passengers injured when MRT-3 coach caught fire | Headline PH

Eight passengers injured when MRT-3 coach caught fire

  One of the northbound Metro Rail Transit Line 3’s (MRT-3’s) train coaches traversing the stretch between Buendia and Guadalupe caught fire last Saturday, 09 October, injuring eight passengers. “We extend our deepest apologies to all...
Vaxx mandate sets in, staff shortages loom in New York | Headline PH

Vaxx mandate sets in, staff shortages loom in New York

  As mandatory vaccination starts its enforcement in the state of New York, hospitals are preparing to fire thousands of healthcare workers for non-compliance with the mandate which took effect Monday.   NEW YORK — Hospitals in...
Sri Lanka adopts DOST's VCO clinical trials | Headline PH

Sri Lanka adopts DOST’s VCO clinical trials

  After the Philippines conducted a successful clinical study of the effectiveness of virgin coconut oil (VCO) as a functional food that aids in the treatment of COVID-19 patients, another coconut-producing country will conduct its...

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Ban on countries with cases of Omicron, a wise thing to do | Headline PH

Ban on countries with cases of Omicron, a wise thing to do

  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...
Robredo vows to double agri budget if she makes it | Headline PH

Robredo vows to double agri budget if she makes it

  Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo, a presidential aspirant in May 2022 national elections, vowed on Monday to double the national budget for the agriculture...