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4 non-communicable diseases killing Pinoys
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
One in three Filipinos die prematurely from four leading non-communicable diseases (NCDs) before the age of 70.
Comelec tells candidates to take down campaign materials
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections is urging candidates to remove all of their campaign materials, especially those displayed outside common poster areas, whether they won or lost in the race.
Comelec: 1,000 candidates unregistered voters, over-aged
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Assuming they win, the Commission on Elections will not be proclaiming about 1,000 candidates for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections either because they were found to be unregistered in the areas where...
5 nabbed, P6.1 million beauty aids seized in spa raid
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Five persons and P6.1 million worth of assorted slimming and skin whitening products were seized during a raid on a spa in Mandaluyong City last Tuesday, an official said yesterday.
Bello to recommend partial lifting of Kuwait OFW ban
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III will recommend to President Duterte the partial lifting of the deployment ban on overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait after the Philippines and the Arab state finally signed...
Comelec all set for polls
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Voters should bring “passion and patience” when they go to their polling precincts tomorrow for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls, according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
Comelec destroys spoiled ballots
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Over 1.05 million excess and spoiled ballots were destroyed yesterday by the Commission on Elections at the National Printing Office in Quezon City as part of efforts to prevent fraud during the barangay and Sangguniang...
PhilHealth chief blamed for agency’s downward spiral
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Ranking officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. yesterday hit back at PhilHealth president Celestina Ma. Jude dela Serna, saying the agency has been “spiralling out of control” under her ...
No emojis, hashtags on ballots, Comelec tells voters
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Emojis, hearts and hashtags have no place in the ballots for the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said yesterday.
Namfrel needs volunteers for barangay, SK elections
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The National Citizen’s Movement for Free Elections is looking for volunteers to help carry out its mandate as a citizen’s arm of the Commission on Elections for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections...
PhilHealth head ready to explain travel expenses
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Amid reports of her costly trips and accommodations, Philippine Health Insurance Corp. interim president Celestina Ma. Jude dela Serna yesterday said she is ready to explain the issue to President Duterte.
Namfrel, PPCRV accredited watchdogs for barangay, SK polls
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections has again accredited the National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections and Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting as citizen’s arms in the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang...
Comelec warns barangay chiefs vs sabotaging elections
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is warning incumbent barangay officials against sabotaging the May 14 elections to prolong their stay in office, saying they would be required to leave their posts while special...
Kagawads as Avengers? Not cool, says Comelec
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 5, 2018 - 10:20pm
Aside from “dumbing down” the elections, candidates using images from blockbuster movies like the Avengers for their campaign posters can get themselves sued for copyright infringement, the Commission...
OFWs staying put in Kuwait instead of coming home
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 5, 2018 - 12:00am
With over 200,000 jobs available in five alternative markets for Filipina household helpers in Kuwait, the Philippine government is ready for the return en masse of the workers, according to the Department of Labor...
Comelec taps public vs campaign violations
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Expecting rampant disregard of campaign rules in the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls, the Commission on Elections has turned to the public to go after transgressing candidates and their supporters....
Party-list filing of intent to run ends
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Party-list organizations eyeing to run in the May 2019 midterm polls have until today to file their manifestation of intent to participate with the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
Calabarzon workers slam paltry wage hike
by Sheila Crisostomo - April 29, 2018 - 12:00am
The salary increase for minimum wage earners in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon), is just a “loose change”amid rising inflation, according to the Partido ng Manggagawa (PM).
Labor groups vow to campaign vs admin bet
by Sheila Crisostomo - April 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Still reeling from a failed campaign promise of President Duterte, labor groups vowed to campaign against the administration senatorial candidates in the 2019 mid-term elections should he not put an end to job ...
DOLE remains hopeful for EO on ‘endo’
by Sheila Crisostomo - April 28, 2018 - 12:00am
A week after announcing the junking of the executive order on contractualization, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) remains hopeful that it will be signed by President Duterte to end short-term employment...
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