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OFWs can renew certificate at airports 

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Newly hired and returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) with expired Overseas Employment Certificates (OECs) need not worry as they can have these certificates revalidated before leaving the country, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said in a report by Philippine News Agen...

Equitable vaccine distribution assured

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National Task Force Against Covid-19 (NTF) chief implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. on Thursday said the government, alongside local government units (LGUs) and the private sector, are working together to ramp up efforts in vaccine procurement, according to a report by Philipp...

UAE not on gov't travel ban list 

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The United Arab Emirates where the first Filipino case of the new Covid variant was not on the list of countries covered by the Philippines travel restrictions, according to a report by Philippine Star. Philippine authorities on Wednesday said a 29-year-old Filipino coming from Dubai had tested pos...

Teachers among Manila’s priority for vaccines

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The city government of Manila announced that aside from the front-liners, Manila public school teachers are included in the priority list of those set to receive Covid-19 vaccines once they become available, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Manila Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Mo...

MRT-3 to soft launch contact tracing app

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In order to prevent the further transmission of COVID-19 and to ease the process of contact tracing, the MRT-3 will upgrade its manual contact tracing process to digitized process by soft launching the ‘MRT-3 Trace’ web application on 18 January 2021. This is in support to the vision of...

DOH eyes info campaign on vaccine 

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Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said his department will use a "massive" information campaign to encourage Filipinos to get vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a report by GMA News. "We will be engaging in a massive social marketing campaign so that our people, knowing tha...

Workers, employers push for deferral of SSS contribution hike 

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Workers and employers groups called on the government to defer the contribution  hike for the members of the Social Security System (SSS), according to a report by GMA News. In a forum, labor group Nagkaisa chairperson Sonny Matula said the government should give its own contribution to SSS ba...

Over 20,000 Muntinlupa students get tablets 

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In a bid to help local learners in the ongoing distance learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the local government of Muntinlupa has provided 20,000 tablets for local public school students, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Mayor Jaime Fresnedi turned over 20,000 units of mobile tabl...

Quezon City to put up urban farm 

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A seven-hectare land in Quezon City will be converted into a farming site to promote the importance of urban farming and help nearby residents get source of income through growing their own produce, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. The local government on Friday said it has partnered with ...

Mandaluyong to spend P200 million for vaccines

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Mandaluyong City allocated P200 million for the purchase of the coronavirus vaccines, Mayor Carmelita Abalos said to augment the vaccination program of the national government in the city, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. “Ang alam ko, ang inallot natin dito is P200 million for ...

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