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Taguig readies facilities for vaccination

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Taguig Mayor Lino Cayetano announced that the city is already setting up four mega-quarantine vaccination centers and 40 community centers for the rollout of the government's coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination program, according to a...

Matthew Wolff was assessed a one-stroke penalty from Thursday%u2019s opening round of The American Express. (Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Wolff assessed penalty a day later

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On Friday, Matthew Wolff was assessed a one-stroke penalty from Thursday’s opening round of The American Express for violation of Rule 9.4b (Ball Lifted or Moved by You – Penalty for Lifting or Deliberately Touching Your Ball or Causing i...

Sungjae Im of Korea walks off the tenth hole during the pro-am tournament prior to the Sony Open at Waialae Country Club on January 13, 2021 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images/AFP

Im shoots 65 to seize PGA lead in California desert

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South Korea’s Im Sung-jae, a Masters runner-up last year, fired a bogey-free seven-under par 65 to grab a one-stroke lead after Friday’s second round of the US PGA American Express tournament. The 22-year-old Asian star stood on 11-under...

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Pasig becomes first LGU to get approval from WHO on vaccination plan 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 27, 2021 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

Mayor Vico Sotto has announced that Pasig City is the first local government unit (LGU) to have a Department of Health (DOH)/ World Health Organization (WHO)-approved coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination plan, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. He said Vaccine Czar Carlito Galvez,...

Vaccination coverage against measles, polio hits 89% 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 25, 2021 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

The coverage of the Phase 1 of the nationwide Measles Rubella - Oral Polio Vaccine (MR-OPV) Supplemental Immunization program has reached over 89% even amid the lockdowns implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health (DOH) said in a report by GMA News. Dr. Wilda Silva, DOH nati...

Lower fuel prices expected this week

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 25, 2021 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

Motorists will pay less for petroleum products this week, as firms announced a rollback following three consecutive weeks of hikes, according to a report by GMA News. In separate advisories, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. and Seaoil Philippines Inc. said they will reduce prices per liter of gasoli...

UK variant seen to have higher risks

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There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England carries a higher risk of death than the original strain, the British government’s chief scientific adviser said on Friday as scientists around the world investigate how and why the virus became more tra...

LGUs given until Feb. 15 to clear roads

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 23, 2021 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) extended anew the deadline of the Road Clearing Operation 2.0 (RCO 2.0) to February 15 in consideration of the need of local government units’ (LGUs’) to immediately prepare their local vaccination plans against Covid-19, accordi...

DTI supports relaxed age restriction in MGCQ areas 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 22, 2021 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

The government's latest move to further ease age restrictions in areas under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) would result in increased revenues of businesses particularly the retail sector, the country's top trade official said in a report by Philippine News Agency. In a r...

IATF approves holding of licensure exams 

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The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) allowed the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) to proceed with the scheduled licensure examinations from January to March, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. “The request of the Profe...

AFP chief says DND-UP accord unconstitutional

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2021 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

The Department of National Defense-University of the Philippines (DND-UP) accord was a violation of the equal protection clause under the 1987 Constitution, Armed Forces of the Philippines chief-of-staff Gen. Gilbert Gapay said in a report by Philippine News Agency. In a statement, Gapay said it wa...

DOH to tap vaccinators from other sectors 

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The Department of Health (DOH) will seek help from different sectors to join healthcare workers as vaccinators in the national inoculation rollout against COVID-19, Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said in a report by GMA News. “As to these people who's going to provide the vaccine, ...

Health experts want FDA donation investigated

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2021 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

A group of public health experts asked authorities to conduct deeper investigation of the alleged donation by Bloomberg Philanthropies to the Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to see if it has violated any law in the Philippines and the United States, according to a report by Manila Time...

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