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LGUs have power over mandatory vaccination

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Local government units (LGUs) have the authority to impose mandatory inoculation against Covid-19 and eliminate hesitancy and brand preference, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Department of the Interior and Local Government (DI...

Attendant turns over bag with cash to MIAA 

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A bag containing a huge amount of cash along with other personal belongings was turned over to airport authorities by a building attendant of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 on Saturday, November 27. The airport personnel, a...

WHO says it is too early to reinstate face shield policy 

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Despite the threat posed by the Omicron Covid-19 variant, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said "it is still premature to reintroduce the face shields" with the "significant public discontent" on its mandatory use, a...

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Active Covid cases fall below 15,000

chrome_reader_modeDecember 04, 2021 loyalty account_circleGab Ocampo

The number of active coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the Philippines remained on a downtrend, despite recording 544 new infections on Friday, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In its daily Covid-19 bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) said the active case tally ...

Comelec announces new software for 2022 elections

chrome_reader_modeDecember 04, 2021 loyalty account_circleMariel Guevarra

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Friday said the final version of programs to be used for the Automated Election System (AES) for next year's elections has been completed, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The technical process was conducted by international systems and s...

Booster shots made available to OFWs

chrome_reader_modeDecember 04, 2021 loyalty account_circleMalaya

Aside from those aged 18 and above, returning Filipinos are also eligible for booster or additional shots of the vaccine against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The National Vaccination Operations Center (NVOC) announced Friday the eligibili...

DILG wants spoilage of vials probed 

chrome_reader_modeDecember 04, 2021 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said it will await the recommendation of the Department of Health (DOH) on reports of spoilage of some coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines that were allocated to local government units (LGUs), according to a report by Philippin...

POEA warns against SMS offering jobs

chrome_reader_modeDecember 04, 2021 loyalty account_circleSarah Lim

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Friday warned the public against text messages offering bogus employment opportunities, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In an advisory, POEA chief Bernard Olalia cautioned against SMS (short message service) phishing,...

PH has no Omicron case yet

chrome_reader_modeDecember 04, 2021 loyalty account_circleRainier Eubra

A health official on Friday said there are still no Omicron variant cases in the country, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. During an online media forum, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire reported the government is performing intensive backtracing and re-testing of th...

Over 8 million vaccine doses administered in 3 days 

chrome_reader_modeDecember 04, 2021 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

The National Vaccination Operations Center (NVOC) said more than eight million doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) jabs were administered during the three-day national "Bayanihan, Bakunahan" campaign based on partial records, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. ...

GSIS to release P3.2-billion worth of Christmas cash gifts

chrome_reader_modeDecember 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleSarah Lim

State pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) will release the 2021 Christmas cash gift amounting to PHP3.2 billion to its old-age and disability pensioners starting December 6, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The benefit is also known to pensioners as their &l...

Active Covid-19 cases dip to 15,188

chrome_reader_modeDecember 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

The country's total number of recovered coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases has reached 2,769,533 after 684 new recoveries were reported on Thursday. In its latest case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) noted that recoveries account for 97.7 percent of the total case count which ha...

Another disqualification petition filed against Bongbong

chrome_reader_modeDecember 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

A second petition for disqualification has been filed against the presidential bid of former senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. in the May 2022 polls has been filed at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Thursday, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a 13-pag...

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