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Wanting in Feeds

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We have never been wanting of sad, bad news. From ASF (African Swine Flu), now we’re facing another possible shortage in pork and chicken supply. What’s going on? Talks around town and even in commodity markets abroad point towards to a...

DOH confirms 18,937 new Covid cases on Sept. 20

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With 20,171 new recovered cases reported on Monday, the overall tally of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) recoveries nationwide rose to 2,171,832,  according to a report by Philippine News Agency. According to the Department of Health (DOH),...

Solon defends emergency procurement of Covid-19 supplies 

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Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta on Monday said Bayanihan 1 is the prevailing law in the government's procurement of "readily available" personal protective equipment (PPE) and other Covid-19 supplies from Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp....

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POGO tax law seen to raise P144 in revenues 

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The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday said establishing a tax regime for Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) would help stabilize the industry, which was "wracked by the uncertainty" due to the Supreme Court’s (SC) temporary restraining order (TRO) o...

Face shields required only in ‘closed, crowded’  places

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Filipinos are no longer required to wear face shields outdoors, President Rodrigo Duterte said in a report by Philippine News Agency. Duterte made the pronouncement, as he approved the recommendation of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to limit the use of face shields to the so-called “3Cs,...

Duterte defiant against ICC probe

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President Rodrigo Duterte remains unfazed by the latest move of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to conduct a formal investigation into his crackdown on illegal drugs, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In an online press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Dute...

PH administers over 38.7 million shots against Covid-19 

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The Philippines has administered 38,746,501 doses of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine nationwide as of September 12, the National Task Force Against Covid-19 (NTF) said in a report by Philippine News Agency. The NTF vaccination dashboard data showed 21,951,956 have received the ...

PUV drivers to receive P3 billion under service contracting 

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A total of PHP3 billion will be disbursed to drivers and operators of public utility vehicles (PUV) across the country throughout the second phase of the service contracting program (SCP) beginning Friday, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The program would work similar to the p...

RITM’s budget reduced by P170 million

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The increasing number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) testing centers might be one of the reasons why the Executive branch decided to slash the proposed 2022 budget of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) by P170 million, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. From P...

PH remains high-risk for Covid

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The increase of Covid-19 infections in some regions is slowing down but the country’s case classification and health systems capacity remain at high risk, a health official said in a report by Philippine News Agency. Speaking at an online media forum, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Verge...

Manila begins sixth housing project 

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The Manila City government broke ground on Monday, September 6, the 20-storey San Sebastian Residences in Quiapo. Manila City Mayor Francisco 'Isko Moreno' Domagoso said that the local government will continue to address the plight of the public amid the COVID-19 pandemic. "Walang mag...

Experts cite condition before booster shots

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The country must first vaccinate at least 50 percent of the population before considering booster shots, the Department of Health (DOH) said Saturday, citing some experts, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. "[I]yong ibang eksperto natin tinatalaga na at least 50 percent ...

Donation drive for children-patients launched 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 04, 2021 loyalty account_circleMike Solomon

Nag-uugnay Volunteer Initiative and the Philippine Society of Anesthesiologists - Bataan Olongapo Zambales Chapter (PSA BOZ) announced today a donation drive for children admitted in hospitals and children of health care workers in the 15 hospitals covered by the chapter. Dubbed Libro’t Laruan...

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