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BSP keeps key rates at record low

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Philippine monetary officials on Wednesday kept the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) key policy rates steady as inflation is now expected to stay within target this and next year and domestic growth to post improvements, according to a report...

DFA adopts contingency in Israel amid tensions

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No Filipino has been reported to be among the casualties in the escalating exchange of airstrikes and rocket fires between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a report by Philippine News A...

PNP arrests sellers of Covid-19 test kits 

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Three individuals were arrested for the illegal sale of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) rapid test kits in Parañaque City, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said in a report by Philippine News Agency. PNP chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar,...

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Manila starts administering Pfizer vaccines

chrome_reader_modeMay 18, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

US-made Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines will be given to the A1 (medical front-liners), A2 (senior citizens), and A3 (with comorbidities) priority groups in the city of Manila starting Tuesday, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. A total of 900 doses will be initially available at the Manila ...

Navotas rolls out Pfizer vaccination

chrome_reader_modeMay 18, 2021 loyalty account_circleCarlo Cameron

The City Government of Navotas Monday started inoculation of registered residents and workers under the A2 and A3 priority group with Pfizer-BioNTech Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines.   Navotas received 1,170 vials, each containing six doses, from the first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech...

Manila supports Eye Bank's efforts 

chrome_reader_modeMay 18, 2021 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

Manila City Mayor Francisco 'Isko Moreno' Domagoso has partnered with the Santa Lucia International Eye Bank of Manila (SLIEB) to support the eye bank's efforts to promote cornea and eye donations in the country. A memorandum of agreement was signed between the Manila City government an...

LGUs asked to enforce safety protocols in vaccination areas

chrome_reader_modeMay 18, 2021 loyalty account_circleGab Ocampo

The National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 will work closely with local government units (LGUs) to heighten health and safety protocols during the vaccine rollout, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. NTF made the commitment after getting hold of a video of a crowded Para&ntild...

57,218 Pasay residents receive Covid vaccines 

chrome_reader_modeMay 18, 2021 loyalty account_circleGab dela Cruz

A total of 57,218 frontline health workers, senior citizens, and adults with comorbidities in Pasay City already received their first and second doses of the anti-COVID vaccines, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano said the city government received a total of 64,086 ...

Fire hits Pasig hospital

chrome_reader_modeMay 18, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Over P28 million worth of hemodialysis supplies and more than P1.2M worth of medicines were damaged in the fire that hit the Pasig City General Hospital (PCGH) on Wednesday, May 12, Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto said in a report by Manila Bulletin. In a Facebook Live, Sotto said that the damage will ...

Manila expands vaccination hours 

chrome_reader_modeMay 18, 2021 loyalty account_circleSarah Lim

The city government of Manila has extended its vaccination hours, Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said in a report by CNN Philippines. In an interview with CNN Philippines, Domagoso said vaccination in the city will start at 6 a.m. and end at 8 p.m. “We have extended alrea...

Pasay launches 'Electronic Mamamayan ID' 

chrome_reader_modeMay 17, 2021 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano launched the city’s “Electronic Mamamayan Identification Card” which can be used in contract tracing, commerce, as a city ID, and an e-wallet for the distribution of financial aid, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. “It is with gre...

Caloocan completes cash distribution 

chrome_reader_modeMay 17, 2021 loyalty account_circleSinagtala

The city government of Caloocan has completed the distribution of the cash aid from the national government to residents affected by the reimposition of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) last March, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. A total of 410, 053 families received the cash assis...

Zamora gets second Sinovac dose

chrome_reader_modeMay 17, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora is now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as he received on Saturday his second dose of the Sinovac vaccine, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. Zamora first received his COVID-19 shot last April 16 after the Department of Health (DOH) released a new advisory...

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