With 10M fully vaccinated, NVOC aims to reach 15M in August

By Carlito Dar BAGUIO CITY – – More than 10 million eligible population in the country are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and the national vaccination program targets to reach 15 million by the end of August. National Vaccination Operations Center Chairperson and Department of Health Undersecretary Dr. Myrna Cabotaje, in an online meeting Wednesday,… Read More With 10M fully vaccinated, NVOC aims to reach 15M in August

“Distribution line causes blackout in Marinduque” — Marelco

By Romeo Mataac, Jr. ‘No power shortage in Marinduque, problem with distribution line causes blackout’ – Marelco BOAC, Marinduque — In a local TV program that aired on Thursday, Engr. Gaudencio Sol Jr, general manager of Marinduque Electric Cooperative (Marelco) clarified that there is sufficient power supply in the province, and that the problem with… Read More “Distribution line causes blackout in Marinduque” — Marelco

DBM releases P10.89B to NCR LGUs for ECQ ‘ayuda’

By Jerome Carlo Paunan MANILA — The Department of Budget Management (DBM) on Friday said it has released P10.894 billion to 17 Metro Manila local government units (LGUs) for “ayuda” or cash aid to individuals and households affected by the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The amount, the DBM said, would cover the financial assistance of… Read More DBM releases P10.89B to NCR LGUs for ECQ ‘ayuda’

Epekto ng ECQ sa mga manggagawa, gawan ng paraan -Gatchalian

By Jerome Carlo Paunan MAYNILA — Hinimok ngayon araw ni Senator Win Gatchalian ang Department of Budget and Management (DBM), Department of Finance (DOF), at Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) na galugarin ang lahat ng maaaring mapagkukunan ng pondo para makapagbigay ng pagkakakitaan o ayuda sa mga manggagawang apektado ngayong isinailalim na uli ang… Read More Epekto ng ECQ sa mga manggagawa, gawan ng paraan -Gatchalian

Iloilo City remains under ECQ; Iloilo downgraded to MECQ

By Lilibeth French ILOILO CITY – – The quarantine classification in the city of Iloilo remains under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), while  Iloilo province was downgraded to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) starting Friday, August 6, 2021. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has approved Inter-Agency Task Force Resolution (IATF) No. 131 which placed Iloilo City under… Read More Iloilo City remains under ECQ; Iloilo downgraded to MECQ

PSA Ilocos to conduct Labor Force Survey this August

By April Bravo ILOCOS SUR, Aug. 6 – The Philippine Statistics Authority – Regional Statistical Services Office I will commence the field data collection for the August 2021 Labor Force Survey (LFS) on August 9 to 28 in Ilocos Region. This is the fifth round of the monthly LFS based on the PSA Board Resolution… Read More PSA Ilocos to conduct Labor Force Survey this August

LGU Surallah joins FDA in fight vs counterfeit medicines

By Oliver Ross Rivera SURALLAH, South Cotabato – The municipal government of Surallah is expected to join the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the campaign to increase awareness about counterfeit medicines especially in this time of pandemic. FDA Mindanao West Cluster Director II Engr. Annette Tan and FDA Region 12 Supervisor Nicanora Rabara met… Read More LGU Surallah joins FDA in fight vs counterfeit medicines

Caloocan implements registration system for jabs during ECQ

By Nonette Castillo MANILA — Caloocan City Mayor Oscar Malapitan has announced that starting today, the local government will implement a registration system for inoculation during the enforcement of metro-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) until August 20. “Those who would go outside for vaccination will be asked to show their text confirmation or vaccination pass,”… Read More Caloocan implements registration system for jabs during ECQ

Apayao placed under MECQ due to increasing COVID-19 cases

By Redjie Melvic Cawis BAGUIO CITY — The province of Apayao has been placed on a more stringent Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine as per recommendation of the National Inter Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID). From the earlier pronouncement that Apayao together with Baguio City will be placed under General… Read More Apayao placed under MECQ due to increasing COVID-19 cases

Filipino athletes made history in Tokyo Olympics

By Carlo Canares QUEZON CITY —  Two Filipino female athletes made history after winning Olympic medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Hidilyn Diaz won the Philippines’ first Olympic gold medal in the weightlifting category since the country first participated in the Olympics in 1927. Nesthy Petecio is the first Filipino female boxer to win an… Read More Filipino athletes made history in Tokyo Olympics