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Job fair set tomorrow
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Around 13,000 local and overseas jobs and business opportunities await jobseekers in tomorrow’s Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan fair organized by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) at the Cuneta Astrodome...
House sees Sereno's Senate impeach trial in August
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 22, 2018 - 12:00am
It seems Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno will have to wait four months for her impeachment trial as the Senate may only start proceedings by the last week of July, Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III said...
‘Barangay, Sangguniang Kabataan polls should proceed on May 14’
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections should proceed on May 14 despite a decision of the House of Representatives to reset it for the third time, the Commission on Elections said yesterday.
24 party-list groups disqualified in 2019 polls
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Twenty-four party-list organizations have been disqualified from participating in the May 2019 elections, a resolution of the Commission on Elections showed yesterday.
Department of Health to penitents: Stop self-flagellation
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Penitents should stop their practice of self-flagellation during Holy Week, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said yesterday.
‘To achieve quality life, get enough sleep’
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 18, 2018 - 12:00am
People often neglect getting a good night’s sleep due to their hectic schedules, but health experts here have stressed the importance of rest as it affects health and quality of life.
No lifting yet of total Kuwait deployment ban – Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III will not yet recommend to President Duterte the lifting of the total deployment ban to Kuwait, although there is now a final draft agreement for better protection of overseas Filipino...
Philippines, Kuwait agree on draft deal on OFW protection
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Negotiations between the Philippines and Kuwait for a memorandum of understanding that will protect overseas Filipino workers was a deadlock due to two “contentious issues,” Labor Secretary Silvestre...
Comelec: Barangay polls to test anti-dynasty law
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 15, 2018 - 12:00am
For the Commission on Elections (Comelec), holding the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls in May can put to test the law regulating political dynasties in the country.
Dengvaxia patients’ list needs subpoena
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 13, 2018 - 12:00am
With its hands virtually tied by the National Privacy Commission, the Department of Health will share the master list of school children immunized with Dengvaxia only if ordered to do so by the courts.
Department of Health issues heat stroke advisory
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 11, 2018 - 12:01am
As temperatures continue to rise, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III yesterday reminded the public to take precautionary measures to prevent heat stroke.
Group worried over Dengvaxia scare on clinical trials
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Clinical Research Professionals Inc. (PCRP) has expressed concerns over the possible impact of the Dengvaxia vaccine controversy on the country as a venue for clinical trials.
UAE launches special OFW courts
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 11, 2018 - 12:00am
To ensure speedy justice for household service workers including overseas Filipino workers (OFW), the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched special judicial units that will handle their cases.
WHO underscores importance of vaccination
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Two million to three million children are saved by vaccines all over the world every year, an expert from the World Health Organization-Philippines underscored yesterday as health officials report that parents are...
DBM: Department of Health can use reimbursed P1.16-billion Dengvaxia fund
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno has agreed to release the P1.16 billion returned by Dengvaxia manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur for procurement of anti-dengue kits, the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday.
Comelec summons Benigno Aquino III over vaccination case
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 4, 2018 - 12:01am
Former president Benigno Aquino III and two of his Cabinet officials were ordered to appear at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on March 15 to answer why they should not be charged for launching the anti-dengue...
‘Sangguniang Kabataan, barangay elections now a go’
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Since Malacañang has already spoken, the Commission on Elections believes that speculations on the possible postponement of the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls should now end.
Measles outbreak declared in Zamboanga City
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 25, 2018 - 12:00am
An outbreak of measles has been declared in Zamboanga City, the Department of Health (DOH) reported yesterday.
Fertility of Filipino women declining — Popcom
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 25, 2018 - 12:00am
The fertility rate of Filipino women has declined over the last five years from an average of 3.0 in 2013 to 2.7 in 2017, the Commission on Population (PopCom) said yesterday.
2 FDA execs relieved over Dengvaxia mess
by Sheila Crisostomo - February 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has relieved two officials of the Food and Drug Administration in connection with the licensing of anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.
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