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Parañaque modifies liquor ban 

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Parañaque City issued a public advisory on September 9 on the implementation of a modified liquor ban up to September 30 in the city, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. Mayor Edwin Olivarez said under the modified liquor ban, the ...

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DTI wants P23.7-billion budget for 2022 

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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is seeking lawmakers’ approval for its PHP23.7-billion proposed budget under the National Expenditure Program (NEP) for 2022, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. During the House Com...

ARTA defends equal SRA for healthcare workers 

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Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) Director General Jeremiah Belgica believes that there should be no discrimination in the disbursement of the Special Risk Allowance (SRA) for healthcare workers, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Be...

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Cedula remains in use in PH

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 07, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Cedula or residence certificate remains in use in the Philippines today, centuries after the Spanish regime imposed it on the Filipino people. However, the 1896 "cedula" which marked the start of Philippine revolution and the community tax certificate (CTC) being collected by lo...

Most Filipinos aware of low-glycemic food benefits 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 02, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

There are now more Filipinos who are aware of the health benefits of low-glycemic index (GI) rice, a study from the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PRRI) showed in a report by Philippine News Agency. “Results of our study showed that majority of o...

PH marks 125th anniversay of 'Cry of Pugadlawin'

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 01, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

As the nation marks on Monday the 125th anniversary of the "Cry of Pugad Lawin," formerly called the "Cry of Balintawak”, it is also worth recalling how the “First Cry” monument was relocated from its original site in Balintawak to the University of the Philippines (...

DOT lauds Diaz, Petecio for bringing inspiration, pride, joy

chrome_reader_modeAugust 05, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Wednesday expressed its support to the Filipino Olympians representing the country at the Tokyo Games during this time of pandemic as it congratulated Hidilyn Diaz and Nesthy Petecio for bringing home long-awaited gold and silver medals, according to a report ...

Survey shows frontrunners in NCR mayoralty race

chrome_reader_modeJune 09, 2021 loyalty account_circleGab dela Cruz

Six incumbent local chief executives in the National Capital Region (NCR) will be facing stiff competition from equally well-known political adversaries in the coming 2022 elections, an independent non-commissioned survey showed in a report by Manila Times. Three of them, however, Quezon City Mayor...

DOST approves projects for Virology Institute 

chrome_reader_modeMay 29, 2021 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato de la Peña on Friday bared that six research and development (R&D) projects have been approved as the agency gears towards the establishment of the Virology Institute of the Philippines (VIP), according to a report by Ph...

Lead paint regulation shortlisted for Future Policy Award 2021 

chrome_reader_modeMay 27, 2021 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

Government, industry and civil society groups lauded the shortlisting of the country’s landmark lead paint regulation for the Future Policy Award 2021 (FPA 2021) by the World Future Council (WFC).  The 12 shortlisted policies from a total of 55 nominated policies from 36 countries were an...

Lunar eclipse tonight 

chrome_reader_modeMay 26, 2021 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

Filipinos can enjoy yet another celestial phenomenon as the total lunar eclipse will be visible in the sky tonight, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. State weather forecaster Benison Estareja said Wednesday the partial lunar eclipse will begin at 5:44 p.m. (Philippine Standard Time),...

TIP’s pollution-powered battery lights up the way for a cleaner lake

chrome_reader_modeMay 10, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

When we use light to signify hope, the fisherfolks in Laguna Lake knew this only too well since a novel source of light has fueled their aspirations for a better catch and a brighter future.   Researchers from the Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP) developed a battery that literal...

Local mango leaves found effective source of anti-aging

chrome_reader_modeMay 10, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

Extracts of the local mango leaves have shown great potential as cosmetic ingredient with good antioxidant, anti-aging, and whitening properties, based on the study conducted by a team of researchers lead by Arsenia B. Sapin of the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the Uni...

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