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Daily new virus cases in NCR fall below 1,000

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The seven-day average of new coronavirus cases in Metro Manila dropped to below 1,000 for the first time since July 22 to 28, OCTA Research fellow Guido David said in a report by CNN Philippines. The average this week is 996 — 43% lower t...

Muntinlupa hospital requires medical certificate for vaccination of minors

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The city-run Ospital ng Muntinlupa (OsMun) in Alabang, Muntinlupa said all minors who will be vaccinated at the facility need to present medical certificates, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. OsMun will start vaccinating minors 12 to 17 yea...

84 Pasay minors with comorbidities get vaccines

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The Pasay City government inoculated a total of 84 children with comorbidities at the start of the city’s “Vacc to the Future” vaccination program for minors aged 12 to 17 on Oct. 22, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. Mayor...

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1.6 million students receive free college education 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

Four years after President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (UAQTEA) or Republic Act 10931, over 1.6 million students who have benefited from it would be graduating in 2022, Commissioner on Higher Education chair J. Prospero de Vera III said&...

PNP asks parents to keep kids at home

chrome_reader_modeOctober 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Friday appealed to parents in Metro Manila to prioritize the safety of their children who are minors and refrain from bringing them to leisure places, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. "Parents could be held l...

More physical classes remain uncertain 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

The resumption of in-person classes in the collegiate level in areas with low risk of COVID-19 infection is still up in the air due to low COVID-19 vaccination coverage among students, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) said in a report by GMA News. CHED Chairperson Prospero de Vera, Jr...

MSI to hold University Championship in the Philippines 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 21, 2021 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

MSI, a world leader in gaming, content creation, and AIoT solutions is bringing its gaming arena closer to students in the Philippines with its first-ever University Championship. Filipino esports fans, gamers, and enthusiasts will be able to witness the intense battles between collegiate teams in R...

20 most-mentioned Korean dramas, webtoons and movies on Twitter 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 20, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

YeonJeong Kim, Head of Global K-pop and K-content Partnerships at Twitter, introduced big data insights with the theme of ‘#BeyondKpop: Globalization of K-Culture from Music to Drama, Webtoon, Movie and beyond’, and Top 20 most Tweeted K-content. Twitter has been at the center of global ...

Isko inspects preparation for limited face-to-face classes 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 20, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso inspected on Tuesday, October 19, the ongoing preparation for the pilot implementation of limited face-to-face classes. Domagoso was joined by City Engineer Armand Andres and Division of City Schools Supt. Dr. Magdalena Lim during the inspection of Aurora Quezon El...

Parental consent needed for vaccination of minors

chrome_reader_modeOctober 16, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Select hospitals that are part of the pilot Covid-19 vaccination for minors in the National Capital Region (NCR) are required to seek consent from parents or guardians and the child before proceeding with inoculation, a health official said in a report by Philippine News Agency. In a virtual p...

Most toy samples poorly labeled, says EcoWaste 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 13, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

The overwhelming majority (87%) of the 70 toy samples purchased by the EcoWaste Coalition from retail outlets in Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas and Valenzuela (CAMANAVA) Cities are poorly labeled. The group revealed that for its toy sampling this October, which is observed as the Consumer Welfare Month...

EcoWaste asks stores to sell compliant toys

chrome_reader_modeOctober 08, 2021 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

The toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition urged manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers of toy and childcare articles (TCCAs) to comply with the Food and Drug Administration's Notification Scheme to ensure that products sold adhere to quality and safety standards and wo...

DepEd optimistic on pilot F2F classes 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 08, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Thursday said the implementation of pilot face-to-face (F2F) classes is most likely to succeed since it would include Stage 1 learners, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. During a televised Laging Handa briefing, Briones said the decision to ...

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