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Doctor dies of severe dengue; 4 others infected
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
A doctor at the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) in Quezon City died of severe dengue on Wednesday while four other physicians were infected with the mosquito-borne virus, a report of the hospital...
5 doktor sa PCMC tinamaan ng dengue: 1 nasawi
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Isang doktor sa Philippine Children Medical Center (PCMC) sa Quezon City ang iniulat na nasawi dahil sa ‘severe dengue’ habang apat pa ring physicians sa ospital ang sinasabing tinamaan din ng mosquito-borne...
Marawi holds incident-free polls
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Except for a teacher failing to report for election duty, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) reported that the conduct of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls in Marawi City went smoothly yesterd...
High voter turnout seen in Marawi polls
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections is expecting a high voter turnout in the barangay and Sanguniang Kabataan elections in Marawi today.
Go extends assistance to Tullahan river victims
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
After visiting the victims of Typhoon Ompong in Benguet and Isabela, Special Assistant to the President Christopher Go yesterday extended assistance to the families of the three children who drowned in the Tullahan...
Child rights group deploys team to Isabela
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Child rights group Save the Children Philippines has deployed a five-member humanitarian team in Santiago, Isabela to conduct early assessment of the possible impact of Typhoon Ompong on affected residents.
PhilHealth accreditation stays, hospitals fined
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) is imposing fines on erring hospitals instead of outright suspension or revocation of their accreditation, to ensure their continued services for its members and...
Comelec orders 7 parties to update information
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has ordered seven political parties, including Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP), to update their information submitted to the poll body.
Filing of COCs may be moved — Comelec
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is open to the proposal of lawmakers to postpone the filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs) for next year’s May 13 elections.
Comelec holds Bangsamoro plebiscite registration
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections is holding a special voter registration in areas covered by the plebiscite on the creation of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao.
DOH: 6,532 new HIV cases in 7 months
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
A total of 6,532 new human immunodeficiency virus cases were recorded from January to July this year, the Department of Health announced yesterday.
Smartmatic: ‘Old PCOS machines should not be reused’
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The old precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines used during the first automated elections in the Philippines in 2010 should no longer be used in next year’s polls, according to voting technology service...
Dengvaxia won’t be used again, unless...
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the Dengvaxia vaccine will not be used again unless there is a rapid testing kit that will check the dengue history of each recipient.
US embassy mum on Duterte inflation remark
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The US embassy in Manila was mum on President Duterte’s statement laying the blame for the record high inflation in the country on US President Donald Trump.
Comelec sets filing of COCs on Oct. 1 to 5
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has set the filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs) for the May 13 midterm elections next year from Oct. 1 to
Comelec sets 25% ballot shading threshold for 2019
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is standing by its position that just like in the 2016 presidential polls, the threshold for ballot oval shading for the midterm elections next year should be 25 percent.
‘Preparations for Marawi barangay, SK polls 95% complete’
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
With less than two weeks left before the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in Marawi, preparations are almost complete, according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
Plebiscite for Bangsamoro region set Jan. 21, 2019
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections is set to hold the plebiscite for the creation of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region on Jan. 21 in areas in Mindanao that are being considered for inclusion.
Smartmatic still wants involvement in 2019 polls
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Despite being the favorite whipping boy of election losers in recent years, Smartmatic said it will not stay away from the midterm elections in May 2019.
Voter registration for seniors, PWDs start
by Sheila Crisostomo - September 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections will hold a special voter registration today at all its offices nationwide for senior citizens and persons with disabilities.
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