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Facebook urged to remove sellers of prohibited mercury products 

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In the recent online market monitoring conducted by BT Patrollers of BAN Toxics, the group has monitored 18 sellers of liquid mercury, and more than 100 sellers of mercury-added skin lightening products that are prohibited under the Chemical Control ...

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Group to launch 'Euro 6' environment-friendly PUJs 

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A transport group representing mostly jeepney drivers and operators is leading the launch of environmentally sound “modern jeepneys” to avert the looming phase-out of their sources of livelihood, according to a report by Philippine News A...

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Rising Targeted Attacks Amid Decreased Ransomware Detections: Fortinet's Latest Threat Report

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In a digital landscape where cyber threats are constantly evolving, Fortinet's Q2 2023 Threat Report sheds light on the ever-changing dynamics of cybersecurity. Alan Reyes, Country Manager of Fortinet Philippines, recently presented the key findi...

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Philippines wants to rejoin IMO council 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 27, 2023 loyalty account_circleSinagtala

A re-election by the Philippines in the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council will advance the country's marine industry and protection, while looking after the welfare of Filipino seafarers as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) seeks to continue contributing to policy formulati...

Comelec, DOJ join forces vs. vote-buying in BSKE polls - PNA

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 27, 2023 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) signed an agreement on Monday to go after and prosecute persons involved in vote-buying in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE). Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla said prosecutors nationwide will be on...

PCG removes hazardous floating barrier 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 27, 2023 loyalty account_circleGab Ocampo

In compliance with the instruction of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr, National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) Chairman, Secretary Eduardo Año, has directed the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) to execute a special operation to remove the floating barrier that obstructed the south...

Solon wants aggressive watch on Nipah virus 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 27, 2023 loyalty account_circleGab dela Cruz

House Deputy Majority Leader Janette Garin on Monday urged for immediate collaboration between the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) for aggressive surveillance and information campaign about the Nipah virus to prevent Filipinos from being infected, according to ...

LTO issues SCO against owner of vehicle in viral road rage in Cavite 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 27, 2023 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has issued a Show Cause Order (SCO) against the registered owner of a vehicle whose driver figured in another viral road rage video in a subdivision in Imus, Cavite. The issuance of the SCO on the female registered owner of a white Honda CRV with license plate R...

LTO expedites production of license plates 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 27, 2023 loyalty account_circleNoah James

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is now fast-tracking the production of license plates in a bid to address the backlog for both the motor vehicles and motorcycles. LTO Chief Assistant Secretary Atty. Vigor D. Mendoza II said they have already ordered around 15.9 million metal plates and around ...

DOTr to fast-track construction of EDSA greenways project

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 27, 2023 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

The Department of Transportation is soliciting the cooperation of various agencies and private sector partners in fast-tracking the implementation of the EDSA Greenways Project. With an aim to further elevate our public transport systems and reaffirm our commitment to a safer, inclusive and sustain...

Senator wants to probe cyberattack on PhilHealth 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 27, 2023 loyalty account_circleMike Solomon

A resolution was filed in the Senate seeking to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, over the recent cyberattack on the website of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), as well as other government agencies, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Senator Mark Villar, wh...

Teachers, learners welcome MATATAG curriculum 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 27, 2023 loyalty account_circleMike Solomon

The Department of Education has announced that the first day of the pilot implementation of the MATATAG K to 10 Curriculum was positively met, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. DepEd spokesperson Undersecretary Michael Poa, in a message to reporters Monday night, said learners a...

TESDA, DOTr offer 'Tsuper Iskolar' program 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 27, 2023 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

The national government urged on Monday asked those in the transport sector to avail of the "Tsuper Iskolar" program, which the echnical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) launched in 2018 in partnership with the Department of Transportation (DOTr), according to a repo...

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