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Aimazing teams up with M2Cash for online-to-offline retail tech 

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Aimazing, the preferred retail data platform for mall management, has announced a strategic partnership with Philippines’ leading IT consulting and O2O marketing company, M2Cash, enabling Philippines malls and retailers to digitalise their shop...

DOH detects 492 new Omicron cases 

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A total of 492 new cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus have been detected from the 714 samples sequenced last January 14, the Department of Health (DOH) said in a report by Philippine News Agency. In a joint statement with the University...

EcoWaste exposes mislabeled 'lead free" paints 

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The mislabeling of “lead free” paint products when in fact they are not has to stop to protect the public from the adverse health effects of exposure to lead, a toxic chemical banned in the production of paints, according to the EcoWaste ...

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AFP supports mandatory military service 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2022 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

The implementation of mandatory military service for Filipinos will help instill patriotism among citizens and help them contribute to nation-building efforts, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said in a report by Philippine News Agency. "We welcome the proposal as this is attuned to t...

App now enables loading of beep cards 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2022 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

Passengers of Metro Rail Transit (MRT), Light Rail Transit (LRT), and Point to Point (P2P) buses will now have an easier way of loading their beep cards, as its operator, AF Payments Inc., is harnessing near-field communication (NFC) technology available in mobile phones to enable passengers to conv...

2 unvaccinated seniors die of Omicron infection

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2022 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday reported the first two deaths from the highly infectious Omicron variant of the coronavirus, which health authorities believe to be the cause of the current surge in cases, according to report by Philippine Daily Inquirer. One of the fatalities is fr...

DepEd requires vaccination of teachers in F2F classes 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2022 loyalty account_circleSarah Lim

The Department of Education (DepEd) said Thursday its requirement of coronavirus vaccination for teaching and non-teaching personnel who will participate in limited face-to-face classes is to prevent the spread of the virus, not a discrimination, according to report by Philippine News Agency. ...

Vaccine hesitancy declines

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2022 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

Skepticism regarding COVID-19 vaccines has continued to wane down according to a latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, as only eight percent of adult Filipinos expressed hesitancy over immunization compared to 18 percent in September 2021, according to a report by Philippine Daily Inquirer. ...

Seven pharmacies start vaccination

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2022 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

The seven pharmaceutical stores that were primarily tapped to roll out the government's "Resbakuna sa Botika" program will more likely receive Covid-19 vaccines that require 2°C to 8°C temperature, National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19 chief implementer, Secretary Carlito ...

'No vax, no ride’ policy does not cover homebound

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2022 loyalty account_circleGab Ocampo

Individuals going home—whether bound for Metro Manila or away to a province—are now exempt from the “no vaccine, no ride” policy in public transportation in the National Capital Region (NCR), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a Viber message to reporters, D...

DOLE clarifies assistance for tourism workers affected by typhoon

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2022 loyalty account_circleLinda Flores

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said tourism sector workers who are beneficiaries of assistance for Typhoon Odette victims are excluded from the grant of cash assistance through its Covid-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In Depart...

Comelec starts ballot printing 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2022 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

The printing of the official ballots for the May 9, 2022 national and local elections started Thursday night, Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesperson James Jimenez said in a report by Philippine News Agency. Jimenez said the first set of about 60,000 ballots to be printed are for the Local A...

Employers support paid quarantine leave for workers with virus

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2022 loyalty account_circleSinagtala

Employers in the private sector have so far been cooperative with the advisory urging them to grant paid isolation and quarantine leave benefits to workers infected with coronavirus, an official of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said in a report by Philippine News Agency. “We h...

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