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Pateros re-imposes liquor ban 

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Pateros Mayor Miguel “Ike” Ponce III announced Friday that a total liquor ban will be imposed in the entire municipality starting Saturday as the number of new daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases sharply increased, according to a r...

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...

Southwest monsoon continues to bring rain 

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Rains and the possibility of flooding and rain-induced landslides will continue to prevail across Luzon due to the southwest monsoon, the weather bureau said in a report by Philippine News Agency. Ilocos Region, Benguet, Abra, Zambales, Bataan,...

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Survey shows frontrunners in NCR mayoralty race

chrome_reader_modeJune 09, 2021 loyalty account_circleGab dela Cruz

Six incumbent local chief executives in the National Capital Region (NCR) will be facing stiff competition from equally well-known political adversaries in the coming 2022 elections, an independent non-commissioned survey showed in a report by Manila Times. Three of them, however, Quezon City Mayor...

DOST approves projects for Virology Institute 

chrome_reader_modeMay 29, 2021 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato de la Peña on Friday bared that six research and development (R&D) projects have been approved as the agency gears towards the establishment of the Virology Institute of the Philippines (VIP), according to a report by Ph...

Lead paint regulation shortlisted for Future Policy Award 2021 

chrome_reader_modeMay 27, 2021 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

Government, industry and civil society groups lauded the shortlisting of the country’s landmark lead paint regulation for the Future Policy Award 2021 (FPA 2021) by the World Future Council (WFC).  The 12 shortlisted policies from a total of 55 nominated policies from 36 countries were an...

Lunar eclipse tonight 

chrome_reader_modeMay 26, 2021 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

Filipinos can enjoy yet another celestial phenomenon as the total lunar eclipse will be visible in the sky tonight, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. State weather forecaster Benison Estareja said Wednesday the partial lunar eclipse will begin at 5:44 p.m. (Philippine Standard Time),...

TIP’s pollution-powered battery lights up the way for a cleaner lake

chrome_reader_modeMay 10, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

When we use light to signify hope, the fisherfolks in Laguna Lake knew this only too well since a novel source of light has fueled their aspirations for a better catch and a brighter future.   Researchers from the Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP) developed a battery that literal...

Local mango leaves found effective source of anti-aging

chrome_reader_modeMay 10, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

Extracts of the local mango leaves have shown great potential as cosmetic ingredient with good antioxidant, anti-aging, and whitening properties, based on the study conducted by a team of researchers lead by Arsenia B. Sapin of the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the Uni...

Manila named among most expensive Southeast Asian cities 

chrome_reader_modeApril 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleGab dela Cruz

The world knows that the Philippines is a developing nation that’s home to beautiful, scenic islands. Many tourists go for its white-sand beaches with clear blue waters. However, do people really know what the quality of life is like in the country’s busiest cities? What is it really lik...

Earth Hour observed at 8:30 p.m. on March 27

chrome_reader_modeMarch 27, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

Conservation group World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) will highlight the urgent need to address nature loss and climate change during the observance of Earth Hour tonight. Earth Hour, one of the largest global grassroots movements for the environment, will virtually bring together millions of people,...

Telecommuting becomes work standard

chrome_reader_modeMarch 23, 2021 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

As the Philippines awaits a cure for Covid-19, telecommuting, once an unfamiliar work arrangement has now become a standard practice — with safety measures set in place by the government in many organizations in the country as is also the case globally. Remote working has thus become the new n...

Pope Francis encourages Filipinos to spread faith 

chrome_reader_modeMarch 15, 2021 loyalty account_circleMariel Guevarra

Pope Francis urged Filipinos around the world to continue to share the Catholic faith, saying it is "part of your genes" and a "blessed infectiousness" that must be preserved, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In his homily during the Mass for 500 years of Christi...

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