More Makati fully vaxxed seniors receive GCs

By Jimmyley Guzman QUEZON CITY — More fully vaccinated senior citizens of Makati City have received their P1,000-worth of gift certificates from the city government. Makati City Mayor Abby Binay said that some 24,352 fully vaccinated senior citizens received the gift certificates to show gratitude and appreciation for their support for Bakuna Makati. Mayor Abby… Read More More Makati fully vaxxed seniors receive GCs

PNP ready for ECQ, warns protesters

By Jastine Angelo Don QUEZON CITY — The Philippine National Police (PNP)  is ready to enforce strict movement control in Metro Manila which is placed under the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) from August 6 to August 20 to stop the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant. According to PNP Chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, the implementation… Read More PNP ready for ECQ, warns protesters

DOLE magbibigay ng ayuda sa mga manggagawa

By Marites Paneda LUNGSOD QUEZON–Nakahanda ang Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) na magbigay ng ayuda sa mga manggagawa na maaapektuhan ng dalawang linggong Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Sa pahayag na inilabas ng DOLE, gagamitin nito bilang emergency fund ang natitirang P4 bilyon pondo ng Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa ating Disadvantaged/ Displaced Workers (TUPAD). Ipinag-utos ni… Read More DOLE magbibigay ng ayuda sa mga manggagawa

Taguig starts giving ‘Stay-at-Home’ family food packs

By Alehia Therese Abuan PARAÑAQUE CITY — The City Government of Taguig has started its house-to-house distribution of Stay-at-Home family food packs even before the declaration of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the National Capital Region (NCR) staring Friday. Aug. 6. The distribution was in anticipation of the ECQ from Aug. 6 to Aug.… Read More Taguig starts giving ‘Stay-at-Home’ family food packs

PRC to hold exam for mechanical engineers

By Venus May Sarmiento ROSALES, Pangasinan, Aug 5 – – The Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) in Region 1 announces the conduct of the  licensure examination for Mechanical Engineers on August 15 and 16, 2021.  PRC-R1 Officer-in-Charge Arl Ruth Sacay-Sabelo said for Region I,  there are eighty five (85) examinees who will take the examination at the Carmay… Read More PRC to hold exam for mechanical engineers

Bello: Workers to bounce back after 2-week lockdown

By Susan De Leon CALOOCAN CITY — As the labor department continues to make interventions to protect and address the needs of workers during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) starting Friday, Aug. 6, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III today expressed optimism that the country will bounce back after a 2-week lockdown. “Because of this two-week lockdown, we expect to see… Read More Bello: Workers to bounce back after 2-week lockdown

Sending fake text of COVID jab earns jail time, fines in QC

By Susan De Leon CALOOCAN CITY — The Quezon City Government today warned that jail time and fines await people behind the fraudulent and illegal acts in relation to COVID-19 vaccinations in the city. These include, but not limited to disinformation or spreading fake news or announcements, sale, distribution or administration of COVID-19 vaccines or vaccine… Read More Sending fake text of COVID jab earns jail time, fines in QC

MMDA asks NBI: Go after spreaders of ‘No Vaccine, No Ayuda’

By Jimmyley Guzman QUEZON CITY — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) today asked the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to investigate the spread of fake news and misinformation that those who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 shall not be given “ayuda” or cash aid, and/or benefits. MMDA Chairperson Benhur Abalos said news circulating… Read More MMDA asks NBI: Go after spreaders of ‘No Vaccine, No Ayuda’

Filipinos fully vaxxed against COVID-19 – NTF

By Joedie Mae Boliver CALOOCAN — National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 Deputy Chief Implementer Vince Dizon said almost 10 million Filipinos are now fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine. “Kung maganda ang dating na supply ng bakuna. Nagtitiwala po tayo na kakayanin i-sustain ang jab rate na ito,” Dizon said during Laging Handa Public Briefing… Read More Filipinos fully vaxxed against COVID-19 – NTF

Campaign for unvaccinated senior citizens heightened

By Frances Mae Macapagat DAVAO CITY, Aug 4 – The Department of Health XI has heightened its campaign to urge more senior citizens to submit themselves for vaccination. In the latest DOH Virtual Presser, DOH XI Head of the Regional Epidemiology Surveillance Unit Dr. Rachel Joy Pasion called out the unvaccinated senior citizens to be… Read More Campaign for unvaccinated senior citizens heightened