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Belmonte wants all QC cops inoculated

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The Quezon City government wants the immediate vaccination of 536 of its police officers, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. This, after 82 Quezon City Police District (QCPD) officers tested positive for the coronavirus disease 20...

CTA dismisses PAL's petition for excise tax refund 

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The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has turned down a petition for review filed by Philippine Airlines (PAL), which sought a refund of PHP4.49 million in excise taxes for the importation of various liquors and wines as part of its in-flight and commissary...

DOH reports 97 more Delta variant cases 

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The Department of Health has detected 97 additional cases of the more contagious Delta variant, 88 of which are local cases, according to a report by CNN Philippines. Of the newly reported cases, 94 have recovered while 3 have died. The DOH said tw...

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UK donates 415,040 AstraZeneca vaccines 

chrome_reader_modeAugust 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

The Philippines on Monday afternoon, August 2, received 415,040 doses of Oxforld-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines donated by the British government. This latest shipment is part of the 100 million vaccine doses the United Kingdom pledged to deploy to countries around the world, bilaterally and through...

ECQ to affect 127,000 Metro Manila workers 

chrome_reader_modeAugust 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleRyan Chua

Some 127,000 workers will be affected by the strictest enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) classification that will be imposed in Metro Manila from Aug. 6 to 20, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said in a report by Philippine News Agency. “One hundred twenty thousand was the figu...

House approves bill raising pay for night shift workers 

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The House of Representatives on Monday approved on third and final reading a measure granting night shift differential pay to government employees, including those in government-owned or -controlled corporations (GOCCs), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Voting 225-0, the chambe...

DOH reports 8,167 new infections on Aug. 2

chrome_reader_modeAugust 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

The country’s total number of recovered coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases has reached 1,515,054 after 9,095 new recoveries were reported on Monday, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In the latest case bulletin of the Department of Health (DOH), the accumulated reco...

Gov't recommends ‘household lockdowns’ 

chrome_reader_modeAugust 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

Malacañang on Monday urged Filipino families to impose “household lockdowns” or “family lockdowns” to prevent their loved ones from contracting the highly infectious Delta Covid-19 variant, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Citing Cebu City Acting ...

Gov't suspends leisure flights from NCR 

chrome_reader_modeAugust 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Leisure point-to-point flights are suspended, effective immediately for areas under general community quarantine with heightened restrictions (GCQ-HR), the Department of Tourism (DOT) said in a report by Philippine News Agency. Through the Interagency Task Force Resolution No 130-A, Metro Manila ha...

Rain expected in Luzon 

chrome_reader_modeAugust 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleSarah Lim

Most areas in Luzon will experience rains due to the southwest monsoon or habagat enhanced by a low pressure area (LPA) outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), a weather forecaster said in a report by Philippine News Agency. In its latest weather update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geo...

Meralco freezes disconnection activities

chrome_reader_modeAugust 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said on Tuesday that it is again suspending disconnection activities in  the Province of Laguna beginning August 1 to 15 and the National Capital Region (NCR) from August 6 to  20, 2021. The announcement came after the Government placed NCR on ECQ from Aug...

Vaccinated passengers to receive free train rides 

chrome_reader_modeAugust 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleLinda Flores

All Covid-19 vaccinated passengers may avail of free rides aboard the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3), the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2), and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) starting Tuesday until Aug. 20, 2021, the end of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the National Capital ...

SMC assures enough food supply during 2-week ECQ 

chrome_reader_modeAugust 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleGab Ocampo

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) president Ramon S. Ang assured the public that the company is adequately prepared to supply much-needed food, fuel and power throughout the two-week lockdown aimed at containing surging COVID-19 cases, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The company, he sai...

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