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Manila starts administration of Pfizer vaccines

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The city government of Manila will start the deployment of the newly-arrived Pfizer coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines for the A1 group (medical frontliners) starting Thursday, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a Fac...

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...

Bulacan solar power plant starts operations 

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The 50-megawatts (MW) solar power plant of PowerSource First Bulacan Solar, Inc. (PFBSI) has officially started commercial operations and now provides clean and renewable power to the Luzon grid. Now called BulacanSol, the newly completed plant secu...

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Duterte asks media to make positive impact 

chrome_reader_modeMay 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

Aside from upholding fairness and transparency, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged media practitioners to also make a positive impact on people’s lives, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. On the observance of World Press Freedom Day, Duterte vowed to protect press fr...

NCR mayors eye mass vaccination by June 

chrome_reader_modeMay 01, 2021 loyalty account_circleSarah Lim

Metro Manila Mayors are eyeing mass inoculation against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) once vaccine supplies arrive in June, Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez said in a report by Manila Bulletin. Mass vaccination is part of the goal to achieve herd immunity in areas with a high attack ...

Political Twist

chrome_reader_modeApril 27, 2021 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Just like a whiff, April will soon be behind us. We’re just about to enter the second month of the second quarter of the year, but you can already sense in the air the political season of 2022.  Whether they may want to admit it or not, a number of politicians, particularly those wanting...

US asks citizens to avoid traveling to PH

chrome_reader_modeApril 21, 2021 loyalty account_circleGab dela Cruz

The United States government advised its citizens on Wednesday to avoid all travel to the Philippines due to the "very high level of Covid-19", according to a report by Philippine News Agency. "Do not travel to the Philippines due to Coivd-19. Additionally, exercise increased ca...

FDA says ivermectin distribution remains prohibited

chrome_reader_modeApril 09, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Food and Drug Administration Director General Eric Domingo said the distribution of anti-parasitic Ivermectin remains illegal even though the medicine was granted a compassionate special permit, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a radio interview, Domingo noted that the hospi...

Palace defends ribbon-cutting ceremonies 

chrome_reader_modeApril 09, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel on Thursday said he saw nothing wrong with the holding of ribbon-cutting ceremonies that come with the opening of new Covid-19 facilities, stressing the need to show the public government efforts being done to address the prevailing health crisis, according to a...

Social amelioration program dubbed a failure

chrome_reader_modeMarch 31, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Vulnerable households across the country were given less assistance than what they are entitled to under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) of the government, findings presented by Social Watch Philippines said in a report by GMA News. In a report entitled Assessment of DSWD's Implementation...

PNB’s Veloso new BAP prexy

chrome_reader_modeMarch 17, 2021 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Philippine National Bank (PNB) president and chief executive officer Jose Arnulfo “Wick” Veloso is the new president of the Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP). The 45-strong BAP member banks elected Veloso as the new president during the annual membership meeting Monday. ...

Record fish volume arrives in Metro Manila 

chrome_reader_modeMarch 12, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

The Philippine Fisheries and Development Authority (PFDA) in Navotas Fish Port Complex (NFPC) has recorded 5262.75 metric tons (MT) of fish unloading composed of marine, aquaculture and frozen fish products for the period March 1 to 9, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. “Of this...

House leader asks banks to defer higher ATM fees 

chrome_reader_modeMarch 12, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

A leader of the House of Representatives asked banks to stop charging higher fees for automated teller machine (ATM) transactions during the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisis as they shift to an acquirer-based ATM fee charging method starting April, according to a report by Philippine News ...

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