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Angeles mayor welcomes Sinovac vaccine shipment

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Mayor Carmelo “Pogi” Lazatin Jr. on April 8, 2021 personally receives the Sinovac vaccines donated by the Department of Health Region 3 at the City College of Angeles (CCA). To date, 3,215 health workers from public and private hospitals...

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OTOP Angeles store to hold live selling 

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In celebration of Labor Day this May, the One Town One Product (OTOP) Store managed by the City Government of Angeles will go live for its second online selling activity this April 30, 2021. Dubbed ‘Labor of Love’, Executive Assistant IV...

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40,898 Davao health workers receive vaccines

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Over 40,000 frontline health workers in Davao Region were already vaccinated with the Covid-19 vaccine, according to a report by SunStar. Dr. Janis Olavides, Department of Health (DOH)-Davao vaccination team leader, said in a virtual presser that a ...

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FDA says ivermectin distribution remains prohibited

chrome_reader_modeApril 09, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Food and Drug Administration Director General Eric Domingo said the distribution of anti-parasitic Ivermectin remains illegal even though the medicine was granted a compassionate special permit, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a radio interview, Domingo noted that the hospi...

Palace defends ribbon-cutting ceremonies 

chrome_reader_modeApril 09, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel on Thursday said he saw nothing wrong with the holding of ribbon-cutting ceremonies that come with the opening of new Covid-19 facilities, stressing the need to show the public government efforts being done to address the prevailing health crisis, according to a...

Social amelioration program dubbed a failure

chrome_reader_modeMarch 31, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Vulnerable households across the country were given less assistance than what they are entitled to under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) of the government, findings presented by Social Watch Philippines said in a report by GMA News. In a report entitled Assessment of DSWD's Implementation...

PNB’s Veloso new BAP prexy

chrome_reader_modeMarch 17, 2021 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Philippine National Bank (PNB) president and chief executive officer Jose Arnulfo “Wick” Veloso is the new president of the Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP). The 45-strong BAP member banks elected Veloso as the new president during the annual membership meeting Monday. ...

Record fish volume arrives in Metro Manila 

chrome_reader_modeMarch 12, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

The Philippine Fisheries and Development Authority (PFDA) in Navotas Fish Port Complex (NFPC) has recorded 5262.75 metric tons (MT) of fish unloading composed of marine, aquaculture and frozen fish products for the period March 1 to 9, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. “Of this...

House leader asks banks to defer higher ATM fees 

chrome_reader_modeMarch 12, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

A leader of the House of Representatives asked banks to stop charging higher fees for automated teller machine (ATM) transactions during the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisis as they shift to an acquirer-based ATM fee charging method starting April, according to a report by Philippine News ...

Binay pushes for comprehensive pandemic response

chrome_reader_modeMarch 12, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Former Vice President Jejomar Binay pushed for a comprehensive and focused program to address the Covid-19 pandemic. "A year after the lockdown, government wants the people to go back to jobs that no longer exist. Government wants people to spend money they do not have," he said. "D...

ADB clears $400-million loan for Covid-19 vaccines 

chrome_reader_modeMarch 12, 2021 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

The Asian Development Bank approved a $400-million loan to help the Philippines purchase vaccines against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to a report by GMA News. In a statement, the Manila-based multilateral lender said the Philippines became the first recipient of financing sup...

Inadequate

chrome_reader_modeMarch 08, 2021 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

John Mar Entes is enrolled in a public school. Like most students, he longs to return to school to be with his friends and classmates, whom he has not seen since the lockdown. The pandemic came crashing down on our lives 12 months ago. To contain the spread of the dreaded virus, preventive measures...

DA continues pork shipment to NCR

chrome_reader_modeMarch 08, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

The Department of Agriculture (DA) said pork shipment from nearby provinces to Metro Manila are still ongoing to address its high price and demand but only the regions with surpluses can conduct deliveries, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. "Due to the insufficient supply o...

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