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Quezon Day observed on Aug. 19 

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Public and private offices in Quezon City will be closed on Friday, Aug. 19, in commemoration of the 144th birth anniversary of former President Manuel Luis Quezon, the local government said in a report by Manila Bulletin. Under Republic Act No. 6741 enacted in 1989, Quezon Day was declared as a sp...

Senator promotes WFH setup

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Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday asked her colleagues to support her filed Senate Resolution No. (SRN) 125 which urges a review of Republic Act No. 11165 or the Telecommuting Act, to promote work from home (WFH) and hybrid arrangements, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In her privi...

Fitch Solutions upgrades 2022 growth forecast for PH 

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Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research hiked its 2022 economic growth forecast for the Philippines following the better-than-expected output in the first half despite challenges, such as elevated inflation rate, according to a report by Philippine News Agency.   In a report released...

Sara Duterte extends P43.3 million medical, burial aid 

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The Office of Vice President Sara Duterte has already processed a total of P43,303,489 in medical and burial aid since she assumed office on July 1, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Vice presidential spokesperson Reynold Munsayac said P12,009,255 out of the P43.3 million has al...

San Juan sends help to earthquake victims

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The San Juan City local government said it sent financial aid to the province of Abra that was devastated by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on July 28, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora made the announcement after the passage of City Ordinance No. 36 whic...

Moody’s Analytics sees strong Q2 growth

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Moody’s Analytics forecasts the sustained expansion of the Philippine economy in the second quarter of 2022 at 8.8 percent, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In its Asia Pacific Economic Preview for the week covering Aug. 8-12, 2022, the subsidiary of Moody’s Investors Se...

PBBM seeks review of disaster response 

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President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Friday floated the need to review standard operating procedures (SOPs) to create a uniform and coordinated approach during disasters, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. “I think we have to review our SOPs when there&r...

DOH lifts prioritization in Covid-19 vaccination

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Prioritization of target population is no longer observed in the nationwide rollout of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines, a health official said in a report by Philippine News Agency. This, after Senator Maria Imelda Josefa Remedios “Imee” Marcos called on the Department of H...

48% of Filipino families consider themselves poor 

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More Filipino families felt poor during the last months of the administration of former president Rodrigo Duterte, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed in a report by CNN Philippines. The nationwide survey conducted on June 26 to 29--the last week of the Duterte administration--sh...

Smart Omega athletes win in school and gaming 

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“Puro ka na lang cellphone!” (“You are always glued to your phone!”)   This expression normally conveying exasperation is often uttered by Filipino parents when their children focus more on mobile gaming than on studying. But, for Smart Omega athletes Dean Christian &...

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