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Comelec: Accuracy of May automated polls at 99.93%
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 24, 2022 - 12:00am
The random manual audit of votes in the May 9 polls has posted an overall accuracy rate of 99.93175 percent, the Commission on Elections said yesterday.
NWPC affirms wage hikes in 3 regions
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 22, 2022 - 12:00am
The National Wages and Productivity Commission has affirmed the wage orders of the Regional Tripartite Wage Productivity Boards in Mimaropa, Cagayan Valley and Soccsksargen.
NCR wage hike takes effect on June 4
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 22, 2022 - 12:00am
The new minimum wage rates in the National Capital Region and Western Visayas (Region 6) shall take effect early next month, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III announced yesterday.
COVID-19 cases rise in 7 Metro Manila areas
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 19, 2022 - 12:00am
Over a week after the May 9 general elections, the Department of Health has recorded a slight increase in new COVID-19 cases in six cities and the lone municipality in Metro Manila.
LGUs, labs asked to use RT-PCR for COVID-19 testing
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 19, 2022 - 12:00am
With the Omicron subvariants BA.1.12 and BA2.12.1 now in the country, the Department of Health has asked local government units and COVID-19 testing laboratories to prefer reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction...
DOH not ruling out undetected Omicron cases
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 15, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Health said yesterday that it is not ruling out the possibility of “undetected” cases of the highly contagious Omicron sub-variant BA.2.12.1 in the country.
DICT identifies IP addresses in website attacks
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 15, 2022 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections said yesterday the Department of Communications and Information Technology has identified certain IP (internet protocol) addresses used in the failed attacks on the poll body’s website...
Comelec says it received 400 reports of vote-buying
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 15, 2022 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections had received some 400 complaints of vote-buying with “supporting evidence,” an official said yesterday.
Voters told: Observe COVID-19 symptoms
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 11, 2022 - 12:00am
Thirty-one voters were sent home for manifesting symptoms of COVID-19 when they were screened at polling precincts on election day last Monday, the Department of Health said yesterday.
No spike in COVID-19 cases so far – DOH
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 10, 2022 - 12:01am
Should compliance with the minimum public health standards decline, the country will be seeing more than 200 new cases of COVID-19 per day by the middle of this month, the Department of Health said yesterday.
216 polling precincts had COVID-19 vaccination areas
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Pop-up COVID-19 vaccination sites were set up in more than 200 polling precincts in some regions of the country, the National Vaccination Operations Center said.
DQ filed vs 2 Cavite execs for ‘vote buying’
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Separate disqualification cases have been filed before the Commission on Elections against Cavite Vice Gov. Ramon “Jolo” Revilla III and Rosario town Mayor Jose Voltaire Ricafrente Jr. for alleged vote...
9 in 10 Filipinos see family planning fund important
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Almost nine in 10 Filipino adults believe it is important for the government to allocate adequate public funding for modern methods of family planning, a March 2022 Pulse Asia survey showed.
PhilHealth reports P32.8 billion net income in 2021
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 9, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. posted a net income of P32.84 billion last year higher by P2.8 billion than 2020 and representing a growth of nine percent from the previous year.
COVID-19 cases rising in 3 regions
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Three regions have been showing increases in COVID-19 cases in the past two weeks, the Department of Health said yesterday.
DOH, NVOC to discuss jabs in voting centers
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 3, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Health and the National Vaccination Operations Center are discussing whether vaccination sites should be set up in polling centers to allow voters to get the COVID jabs on election day.
Probe ordered on 2nd boosters for ineligible
by Sheila Crisostomo - April 27, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Health yesterday ordered an investigation on the administration of second COVID boosters to individuals who are not immunocompromised.
DOH wants COVID-19 safety officers at poll precincts
by Sheila Crisostomo - April 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Safety officers, whose duty is to ensure the strict implementation of COVID-19 health protocols, must be assigned to voting centers on election day, the Department of Health said yesterday.
‘Soccsksargen, BARMM potential COVID-19 hotspots’
by Sheila Crisostomo - April 20, 2022 - 12:00am
The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and Soccsksargen are “potential hotspots” for COVID cases, according to the Department of Health.
‘Mini surge in BARMM COVID-19 cases possible’
by Sheila Crisostomo - April 14, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Health is not ruling out the possibility of a “mini surge” in COVID cases in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, where the vaccination coverage remains low.
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