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Army chief picked to lead AFP
by Alexis Romero - January 28, 2021 - 12:00am
A Mindanao veteran and medal of valor awardee will be the next chief of the 140,000-strong Armed Forces of the Philippines.
Government to tap third party service provider for vaccine distribution
by Alexis Romero - January 27, 2021 - 6:04pm
The government will tap a third party service provider to ensure the efficient distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
Palace says Cirilito Sobejana is next AFP chief
by Alexis Romero - January 27, 2021 - 5:23pm
A Mindanao veteran and medal of valor awardee will be the next chief of the 140,000-strong Armed Forces of the Philippines.
Face-to-face classes OK’d for medical programs
by Alexis Romero - January 27, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte has allowed limited face-to-face classes in schools offering medical and allied programs to ensure the availability of properly trained health workers, as the country continues to battle the COVID-19...
Duterte: No corruption in pricing of vaccines
by Alexis Romero - January 27, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte has insisted there is no corruption in the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines as he accused his critics of muddling the issue and challenged them to explain their remark.
Duterte hits critics claiming corruption in vax procurement was prevented because of them
by Alexis Romero - January 26, 2021 - 5:30pm
President Rodrigo Duterte has assailed critics who claimed that their vigilance has prevented corruption in the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines, accusing them of muddling the issue and challenging them to explain...
Duterte: No need for 'padrino' to secure government job
by Alexis Romero - January 26, 2021 - 3:48pm
People who want to work in government do not need a "padrino" or a sponsor to be hired, President Rodrigo Duterte said, as he warned the public against people using the names of officials to bag contracts.
Quarantine likely to remain localized – Palace
by Alexis Romero - January 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Despite the continuous rise in COVID-19 infections, quarantine classifications are expected to remain localized as a wide-reaching lockdown would have a lot of repercussions, officials said yesterday.
With China's new law vs foreign ships, Palace hopes no country would worsen WPS tensions
by Alexis Romero - January 25, 2021 - 6:14pm
The law, which was approved as the world is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, allows the Chinese coast guard to destroy structures built by other countries on Beijing-claimed islands and reefs.
10-14 anyos puwede lang lumabas ng bahay kung kasama ang magulang
by Alexis Romero - January 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Makakalabas lamang ng bahay ang mga batang edad 10-14 taong gulang kung kasama ang kanilang mga magulang.
Duterte puts presidency on the line for Galvez
by Alexis Romero - January 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Once again, President Duterte is offering to give up the presidency – this time, in vouching for the integrity of vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. whom critics suspect of attempting to overprice COVID-19 shots...
Children in MGCQ areas can only go out if accompanied by parents — IATF
by Alexis Romero - January 24, 2021 - 5:42pm
Cabinet Secretary and IATF co-chairperson Karlo Nograles clarified that children cannot go out of their homes without the supervision of their parents. 
DFA to cut off foreign travels
by Alexis Romero - January 22, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Foreign Affairs will cut off foreign travels to replenish its depleted passport revolving fund reportedly eaten up by travel allowances, insurance and other expenses, DFA Secretary Teodoro Locsin...
Government kicks off info drive on COVID-19 vaccines
by Alexis Romero - January 21, 2021 - 12:00am
The government has kicked off its “Explain, Explain, Explain” information campaign to boost the public’s confidence in COVID-19 vaccines.
Duterte not consulted on scrapping UP-DND pact — Palace
by Alexis Romero - January 20, 2021 - 6:46pm
Roque, an alumnus and former professor of UP, said the abrogation of the agreement was not a "presidential decision" but his office is ready to facilitate a discussion between defense and university officials.&...
Duterte says businesses seeking franchise should pay right taxes
by Alexis Romero - January 20, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte has warned businesses seeking franchises that they “won’t see the light of day” unless they pay the right amount of taxes, a remark that Malacañang said applies to shuttered...
Government in talks with more than 30 firms for storage of COVID-19 vaccines
by Alexis Romero - January 19, 2021 - 7:43pm
National Task Force against COVID-19 deputy chief implementer Vince Dizon said the government has spoken to 28 third-party logistics firms and is talking to five others to ensure that there would be cold storage...
Duterte says businesses seeking franchise should pay right amount of taxes
by Alexis Romero - January 19, 2021 - 7:32pm
Speaking during a televised public address last Monday, Duterte said some businesses seek protection from the government but failed to settle their financial obligations to the government. 
Palace sees Philippines-US security ties continuing under Biden
by Alexis Romero - January 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Malacañang expects continuity in the relationship between the Philippines and its traditional ally, the United States, under President-elect Joseph Biden, who will assume office on Jan. 20.
‘New normal’ eyed in some areas – IATF
by Alexis Romero - January 19, 2021 - 12:00am
The government’s pandemic task force has approved in principle the placing of areas with no COVID-19 transmission under “new normal,” wherein a community is no longer under quarantine but is still...
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