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Duterte defends use of face shields

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President Rodrigo Duterte has reminded the public to continue wearing face shields saying it could provide “premium” protection against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. &ldquo...

Duterte leaves Ivermectin use to doctor, patient 

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President Rodrigo Duterte has left to the medical professionals and their patients the decision to use anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin to prevent or treat the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. ...

Red Cross observes World 1st Aid Day 2021 

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Recognizing the importance of basic first aid skills, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) is set to conduct a webinar in celebration of World First Aid Day (WFAD) on September 11, with the theme “Be a First Aid Hero at School and in Your Community&r...

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PSA aims to register at least 70 million in PhilSys project 

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The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) remains firm to register at least 70 million Filipinos for Step 1 and 50 million for Step 2 process of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) project by the end of 2021, Assistant Secretary Rosalinda Bautista said in a report by Philippine News ...

Metro Manila courts to remain closed under Alert Level 4 

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday said all lower courts in the National Capital Region (NCR) will remain physically closed indefinitely during the pilot of the quarantine Alert Level 4 in Metro Manila starting Sept. 16, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In an administrative circula...

Comelec prepares for second internet voting test run 

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The Commission on Elections will hold its second internet voting test run from September 18 to 20 with technology supplier Smartmatic, according to a report by GMA News. At a virtual briefing Wednesday, Comelec Office for Overseas Voting (OFOV) director Sonia Bea Wee-Lozada said the second par...

San Juan ready for alert level 4 system

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As Metro Manila is set to be placed under the General Community Quarantine (GCQ) Alert Level 4 on Thursday, September 16, San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora said the city is ready to implement the guidelines for the new quarantine status, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. “I received ...

Economist dismisses fears over real estate bubble 

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An economist has discounted a real estate bubble despite the increase in building permits issuance while the residential real estate price index (RREPI) declined, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Citing Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) data, ING Bank Manila senior economis...

Dimaampao named new Supreme Court justice 

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Court of Appeals Associate Justice Japar Dimaampao, a well-known Muslim jurist, is the latest appointee of President Rodrigo Duterte to the Supreme Court (SC), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque confirmed Dimaampao’s appointment in a pr...

Apple introduces iPhone 13

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Apple Inc unveiled the iPhone 13 and a new iPad mini on Tuesday, expanding 5G connectivity and showing off faster chips and sharper cameras without raising the phone's price, according to a report by Reuters. The Cupertino, California-based company did not announce any blockbuster features or p...

88% of smokers eye switching to better alternatives

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Eighty-eight percent or nearly nine of 10 adult smokers would consider switching to smoke-free alternatives such as electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products, according to a study conducted by an Asian research network. Results of the study, conducted by ACORN Marketing & Research Consu...

1.5 million Sinovac vaccines arrive in PH

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The majority of the latest Sinovac vaccine delivery will be allocated to the provinces, with a portion going to some cities in Metro Manila where residents have yet to receive their second shots, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 medica...

Manila suspends work amid storm signal

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Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso on Wednesday ordered the suspension of work at city hall due to inclement weather brought by Severe Tropical Storm Jolina, according to a report by GMA News. "All employees have been ordered to go home as of 2:00 pm on Wednesday, September 8," accord...

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