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Number of displaced Pinoy workers hits 2.7 million
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 26, 2020 - 12:00am
While more commercial establishments are now allowed to open and resume operations, the number of workers losing their income nationwide continues to rise.
DOH readying raps vs people behind Fabunan antiviral injection
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Doctors selling and injecting people with the antiviral “Fabunan” vaccine may lose their medical license and face other charges.
DOLE tightens requirements for POGO workers
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 22, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Labor and Employment has tightened the requirements for the issuance of permits for foreign nationals intending to work in Philippine offshore gaming operations.
PhilHealth: Lower COVID package rate out next week
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Amid allegations of overpriced coronavirus disease 2019 test kits, the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. will come out with a lower benefit package rate for patients afflicted with the deadly infection.
Palace refutes Duque on 2nd wave; DOH backtracks
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Rebuffed by Malacañang, the Department of Health has apologized and backtracked on a declaration made by its chief on Wednesday that the country is in the second wave of the coronavirus disease 2019 cont...
DOH: Test kits sufficient
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Health (DOH) yesterday assured the public that the country has sufficient supply of test kits to check people suspected of having the coronavirus disease 2019.
PRC regional offices resume operations
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Eight more regional offices and eight service centers of the Professional Regulation Commission have re-opened following the downgrading of the community quarantine in several provinces nationwide.
DOLE: COVID-19 testing for employees not mandatory
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Employers are not required to subject their workers to coronavirus disease 2019 testing, and only those showing symptoms would undergo one – at the expense of their bosses, labor chief Silvestre Bello said...
Observe health protocols during transition
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 18, 2020 - 12:00am
While the country begins transition to the so-called new normal, the Department of Health reiterated the need for people to stay at home and observe health protocols.
All returning workers need COVID screening
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 18, 2020 - 12:00am
All workers who are physically returning to their workplaces today must undergo screening for coronavirus disease 2019, according to the Department of Health.
DOLE mulls reduced workdays in commercial firms
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 15, 2020 - 12:00am
To prevent the number of jobless people from increasing further nationwide, the Department of Labor and Employment is promoting the adoption of reduced workdays in commercial establishments.
DOLE: 2.5 million workers displaced by COVID pandemic
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 13, 2020 - 12:00am
An estimated 2.5 million workers nationwide have been displaced due to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, the Department of Labor and Employment said yesterday.
OWWA needs P2.5 billion for 45,000 returning OFWs
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) needs P2.5 billion to provide accommodation and other assistance for 45,000 returning displaced overseas Filipino workers.
No date set for Palawan plebiscite
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The plebiscite for the division of Palawan into three provinces may have to wait a while longer, the Commission on Elections said over the weekend.
Fewer Pinoys testing positive for COVID
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 11, 2020 - 12:00am
While cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 have reached 10,794, the Department of Health says fewer Filipinos are now testing positive for the infection.
40,000 displaced OFWs coming home
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 7, 2020 - 12:00am
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration reported yesterday that over 40,000 more overseas Filipino workers displaced by the lockdown abroad due to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic are expected to return...
More inmates freed
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 1, 2020 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court yesterday reduced bail and eased other requirements for poor inmates to decongest jails amid the surge of COVID-19 cases in detention facilities.
Labor Day: Recovery program for workers to be unveiled
by Mayen Jaymalin - May 1, 2020 - 12:00am
As the world marks Labor Day today, the Duterte administration announced it will launch a recovery plan for workers as the country grapples with the impact of the Luzon-wide quarantine set in place to check the spread...
Palace washes hands of Pinay caregiver’s deportation
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Malacañang on Sunday denied any hand in the labor department’s move to deport a Filipina caregiver in Taiwan who criticized the government’s response to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic....
WHO: 6 candidate vaccines under study
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Six candidate vaccines against coronavirus disease 2019 are under clinical study worldwide, the World Health Organization reported yesterday.
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