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Remittances likely to rise in the coming months

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Gains in the vaccination program of countries where overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are, along with economic recovery around the world, are expected to further boost remittance growth in the Philippines, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on...

753,480 doses of Pfizer vaccine arrive in PH

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The national government on Wednesday night received 753,480 additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines that it purchased from American firm Pfizer, according to a report by GMA News. State media PTV reported that the plane carrying the va ccines arrived at Ninoy Aquino Terminal 3. Of the  753,480 ...

TPB resumes subsidy for RT-PCR tests

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 15, 2021 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) on Wednesday has opened applications for travelers availing of subsidized reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests as the national government placed the National Capital Region under Alert Level 4 in its pilot Covid-19 alert levels system,&nbs...

DSWD assists 2.8 million individuals 

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Since the Philippines started its battle against the Covid-19 pandemic in March last year, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has extended various forms of assistance to nearly three million individuals in crisis situations, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. ...

DOST unveils 6 new R&D centers 

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Six new niche centers for research and development (R&D) are set to boost the resilience of the agriculture industry in the regions, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has allocated over PHP208 million for the six niche centers ...

Herd immunity requires inoculation of 20 million more Filipinos

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 14, 2021 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

The country needs to vaccinate 20 million individuals from the adolescent and pediatric groups if it wants to upgrade its herd immunity targets, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. This, as National Task Force against Covid-19 Chief Implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. led the welcome c...

Students face challenge of buying internet load 

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As the country faces another school year of blended learning, teachers and their students still face problems in buying internet loads, according to a report by GMA News. Calvin, a five-year-old, said he is having trouble finding signals for his online classes. His mother, Roanne, also said th...

Smart supports BPI’s digital transformation 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 14, 2021 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has partnered with the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) to bolster their digital transformation efforts with Go DigitALL promo.  To help celebrate the bank’s 170th anniversary, BPI account holders will get a chance to win awesome ...

Navotas welcomes 28 new scholars

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 10, 2021 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

The city government of Navotas welcomed 28 new beneficiaries of the NavotaAs Academic Scholarship for school year 2021-2022. Of the 28, 15 are incoming high school freshmen, 11 are incoming college freshmen, and two are teachers seeking higher education. "We wish to congratulate our new acade...

Over half of target population in NCR fully vaccinated 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 08, 2021 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

More than half of the target population in the National Capital Region (NCR) have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said in a report by GMA News. In a radio interview, Galvez said 52.3% of the 9.8 million target population or around five million people received...

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