Monday, June 14, 2021
Google doodle commemorates PH independence day | Headline PH

Google doodle commemorates PH independence day

  Today is Philippine Independence Day! Filipinos commemorate the meaning of freedom and reflect on the cost it takes to enjoy it. There could be some surprises that await somewhere that will give a smile...
United front: To provide a solid strategy for the West | Headline PH

United front: To provide a solid strategy for the West

  The West needs to show and present a united front to Beijing in order for the European Union (EU) to sit down with China and go from there, the idea that Munich Security Conference...
House defines tax rates to allow entitlement to reduction | Headline PH

House defines tax rates to allow entitlement to reduction

  Private educational institutions have turned to court after the Bureau of Internal Revenue slapped them with a 25 percent tax hike via the implementation of its RR 5-2021. Contested is a clause that schools have...
Rains will continue—PAGASA | Headline PH

Rains will continue—PAGASA

  Since the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has declared the official entry of the rainy season on 04 June, the country has been frequently visited by weather formations that have cooled...
ILO, UNICEF calls for adequate social protection for all | Headline PH

ILO-UNICEF calls for adequate social protection for all

  The International Labor Organization, together with the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund, reports a sharp jump in child labor worldwide, reaching 160 million for the first time in 20 years, including the addition of...
Achieving herd immunity to include 17 yrs and below | Headline PH

Achieving herd immunity to include 17 yrs and below

  As has been the trend in other nations, the Task Force against COVID-19 is also eyeing to inoculate the younger population, approximately 29 million Filipinos aged 17 and below, as they form part of...
Accelerated recovery bets on speedy vaccine rollout—BSP | Headline PH

Accelerated recovery bets on speedy vaccine rollout—BSP

  Forecast to grow at 4.7 percent this year before accelerating to 5.9 percent in 2022 and 6.0 percent in 2023, the Philippine economic outlook has been revised a few times as the pandemic-induced recession...
Lion's share of vaccine supply to go out of Manila | Headline PH

Lion’s share of vaccine supply to go out of Manila

  National Task Force for COVID-19 chief Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr is expecting the bulk of coronavirus vaccine supply to arrive starting today. About 3.2 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech and Sinovac coronavirus vaccines are to arrive...
BIR's 150% private school tax hike, illegal—Lawmakers | Headline PH

BIR’s 150% private school tax hike, illegal—Lawmakers

  Five senators appeal to the Bureau of Internal Revenue to reconsider its implementing rules that increased the income tax of private schools from 10 percent to 25 percent. The lawmakers agree the move by the...
Work-from-home set--up is temporary—Roque | Headline PH

Work-from-home set–up is temporary—Roque

  MANILA — Vaccine czar and chief of National Task Force against COVID-19 Carlito Galvez Jr. calls all economic frontliners heroes, commending their “dedication and courage amid the health crisis.” According to Malacañan, employees working at...

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Costs of power outages charged to users | Headline PH

Costs of power outages charged to users @ ₱0.0798/kWh

  There are two factors that pushed up wholesale electricity market prices (WESM) charges: the increase in Luzon demand and the simultaneous generation plant outages,...
WHO uses a new naming system for COVID-19 variants | Headline PH

WHO uses a new naming system for COVID-19 variants

In a bid to avoid stigmatizing any country for detecting and reporting variants, the World Health Organization decides to rename variants first detected in...
MRT3, LRT1 provide free train rides, 7-9AM, 5-7PM | Headline PH

MRT3, LRT1 provide free train rides, 7-9AM, 5-7PM

  Is a city tour by train from end to end in your plans today? Just saying.   MANILA — The Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT3) and...