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Set aside 5M vaccines to PH, key ally | Headline PH

Set aside 5M vaccines to PH, key ally

  As a key ally, United States Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer urges President Joe Biden to set aside at least five million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for the Philippines, in its commitment to donate...
ASEAN-China talks to discuss regional issues | Headline PH

ASEAN-China talks to discuss regional issues

  Amid heightened competition between Beijing and Washington for influence in the region, China is hosting foreign ministers from ten ASEAN nations this week. The meeting takes place Tuesday in the Chongqing megacity and will cover...
Erratic taxes applied on US digital companies | Headline PH

Erratic taxes applied on US digital companies

  In January this year, the United States Trade Representative determined that the taxes adopted by Austria, Britain, India, Italy, Spain and Turkey discriminated against U.S. digital companies and were inconsistent with principles of international...
Jobs crisis far from over–UN labor agency | Headline PH

Jobs crisis far from over–UN labor agency

  The latest projections made by the International Labor Organization (ILO) reflect that the pandemic-driven labor market crisis is not going to end anytime soon. Employment growth, it further says, will not be enough to cover...
Isaac Herzog elected president of Israel | Headline PH

Isaac Herzog elected president of Israel

  JERUSALEM – On Wednesday, the Knesset, Israel's parliament, elected Isaac Herzog as new president of the country in a landslide. "I will be everyone's president," he said following his victory. The 60-year-old Herzog was first elected...
WHO recognizes CoronaVac, makes it part of EUL | Headline PH

WHO recognizes CoronaVac, makes it part of EUL

  CoronaVac comprises the bulk of the country's vaccine supply, it being the first one to arrive in the country on 28 February, and had formally started the Government's vaccine rollout on 01 March. The country...
Ressa's cyber libel case dropped | Headline PH

Ressa’s cyberlibel case dropped

  Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, who welcomes the cyber libel charge dismissal, says, "I'm glad to hear good news. I look forward to seeing the rest of the cases against me and Rappler dropped in...
Journal finds VCO a 'functional food' to treat COVID-19 | Headline PH

Journal finds VCO a ‘functional food’ to treat COVID-19

  A state-funded clinical trial handled by the Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FRNI) in Sta. Rosa, Laguna administered virgin coconut oil to 57 adult patients at the Sta Rosa Community...
BRP G Silang patrols at Kalayaan Group of Islands | Headline PH

BRP G Silang patrols at Kalayaan Group of Islands

  The BRP Gabriela Silang 8301, the Philippine Coast Guard's (PCG) largest vessel, is deployed to the Kalayaan Group of Islands to intensify patrol tours over the West Philippine Sea. Asserting the country's sovereignty, the offshore...
Temporary suspension of OFWs deployment to KSA lifted | Headline PH

Temporary suspension of OFWs deployment to KSA lifted

  Having received reports that departing Filipino workers are required to shoulder the costs of health and safety protocols for the coronavirus, including insurance coverage premium as they enter the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the...

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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...