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La Niña probable in last quarter — PAGASA
by Rainier Allan Ronda - July 6, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration is seeing a probable onset of the La Niña weather phenomenon by the last quarter of the year.
Group seeks mining ban in Magat River watershed
by Rainier Allan Ronda - July 5, 2020 - 12:00am
A consumer advocacy group has urged the government to immediately revoke the mining license and concessions of a British wholly owned company for engaging in gold mining in the Magat River forest watershed area...
Hiring of 10,000 teachers ongoing
by Rainier Allan Ronda - July 3, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Education is pushing through with the hiring of 10,000 new mentors as it pursues its learning continuity program or LCP amid the coronavirus disease 2019 new normal and physical distancing pr...
DepEd opens senior high voucher program
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 30, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Education opened yesterday the online applications for its Senior High School Voucher Program or SHS VP for school year 2020-2021.
Privacy body sets distance learning guidelines
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The National Privacy Commission is working closely with various universities and colleges to draw up a code of conduct that will cultivate privacy consciousness as it is set to implement distance learning upon opening...
DSWD sees smoother distribution of cash aid
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 26, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Social Welfare and Development has learned its lessons and sees a smoother distribution of the second tranche of emergency cash subsidy under the Social Amelioration Program.
288 patients enrolled for WHO trials for COVID cure
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 22, 2020 - 12:00am
A total of 288 coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 patients have enrolled in the World Health Organization Solidarity Trials, according to the Department of Science and Technology.
DOST to test telepsychiatry on OFWs
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 22, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Science and Technology has provided funds for a research and development effort started by Davao City’s Southern Philippines Medical Center to provide telepsychiatry services to overseas...
PLDT-Smart free app tapped for cash aid
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Leading telco group PLDT-Smart is providing free access to all Smart, TNT and SUN subscribers for the use of ReliefAgad mobile app being tapped by the Department of Social Welfare and Development for the distribution...
DOST launches showcase for MSME products
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Micro, small and medium enterprises can now showcase their products in a mobile and online store developed by the Department of Science and Technology.
22,000 duplicate SAP beneficiaries found
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Social Welfare and Development said its ongoing validation of the distribution of the first tranche of P5,000 to P8,000 emergency cash subsidy under the Social Amelioration Program has uncovered...
DOST wants local pharmas to make COVID vaccine
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 16, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Science and Technology wants local pharmaceutical companies to manufacture any coronavirus disease 2019 vaccines that may be developed by Chinese or Taiwanese drug makers.
DepEd introduces dropbox enrollment
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 16, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Education has added a dropbox mode of enrollment starting today as it pushes to get more learners to sign up for school year 2020-2021 amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
DOST pilot-testing contact tracing app
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 15, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Science and Technology has developed a contact tracing app for coronavirus disease 2019 positive and suspected cases.
11 DSWD workers get COVID; 964 on self-quarantine
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 13, 2020 - 12:00am
The Deparment of Social Welfare and Development has 11 frontline employees who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 and almost 1,000 more on self-quarantine, an official said yesterday.
Ex-DICT exec Rio victimized by trolls
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Former Department of Information and Communications Technology undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr. is himself one of the victims of alleged fake Facebook accounts.
Virgin coconut oil trials for COVID patients OK’d
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Virgin coconut oil trials on coronavirus disease 2019 patients of the Philippine General Hospital are finally underway, according to Science and Tecnology Secretary Fortunato dela Peña.
Philippine-made ventilators set for trials
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 9, 2020 - 12:00am
A locally developed ventilator for adults has passed research, development and prototyping and is now set for clinical trial, Science Secretary Fortunato dela Peña said yesterday.
Face-to-face classes still possible – DepEd
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Face-to-face classes may be held in areas with no cases of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 if allowed by President Duterte and if their schools can observe health standards, the Department of Education said...
Facebook taking down impostor accounts
by Rainier Allan Ronda - June 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Social media company Facebook is undertaking a massive effort to investigate as well as move against the creation of cloned accounts.
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