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

TESDA scholars receive starter kits for bread, pastry making

By Jimmyley Guzman QUEZON CITY — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority National Capital Region (TESDA-NCR) recently provided starter toolkits to scholars of Special Training for Employment Program (STEP). Some 75 scholars benefited from the program after completing the training in Pastry Making Leading to Bread and Pastry Production NC II at PSAA International… Read More TESDA scholars receive starter kits for bread, pastry making

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

QC sets limits in purchase of goods to prevent hording

By Susan De Leon Directs barangays to issue pass during ECQ CALOOCAN CITY — To avoid panic buying and hoarding, the Quezon City Government will limit the number of items or goods a person can purchase during the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from Aug. 6 to 20. In the latest ECQ guidelines issued… Read More QC sets limits in purchase of goods to prevent hording

Duterte, officials welcome arrival of 3M Moderna vax

By Alaine Allanigue QUEZON CITY — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Cabinet officials join United States Embassy Chargé d’Affaires John Law in welcoming the U.S. Government’s delivery of over 3 million doses of Moderna vaccine to the Philippines on Tuesday, Aug. 3. The shipment, comprising  a total of 3,000,060 doses of Moderna vaccine, was provided directly… Read More Duterte, officials welcome arrival of 3M Moderna vax

JTF NCR all set for PRRD’s last SONA today

By Jimmyley Guzman PASIG CITY — The Joint Task Force National Capital Region (JTF NCR) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines is all set to provide security for the sixth State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Monday. The JTF NCR, under the leadership of its Commander, Brigadier General Marceliano… Read More JTF NCR all set for PRRD’s last SONA today

NCMF expresses alarm over arrests of Muslims in Metro Manila, nearby provinces suspected as terrorists

COMMONWEALTH AVENUE, Quezon City: The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) is alarmed and deeply concerned with a recent wave of arrests of Muslims in Metro Manila and the nearby provinces.  NCMF Commissioner Yusoph J. Mando told the Philippine Muslim Today that based on the police report, the recent offensive involves elements of the National Intelligence Coordinating… Read More NCMF expresses alarm over arrests of Muslims in Metro Manila, nearby provinces suspected as terrorists