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‘Law needed for Bangsamoro transition extension’
by Alexis Romero - November 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Malacañang said a law has to be passed to extend the transition period of the Bangsamoro government.
8888 texters should ID selves for reward’
by Alexis Romero - November 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Citizens who wish to report corrupt officials to the 8888 Citizens’ Complaint Center should identify themselves so they can collect their reward money, Malacañang said yesterday.
Philippines signs deal today with UK vaccine maker
by Alexis Romero - November 27, 2020 - 12:00am
An agreement for the purchase of two million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from British-Swedish pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca is scheduled to be signed today, the chief implementer of the government’s pandemic...
Laws upgrading hospitals signed
by Alexis Romero - November 26, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte has signed seven laws upgrading hospitals.
PACC exec tags nearly a dozen congressmen
by Alexis Romero - November 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Around a dozen incumbent lawmakers have been tagged in alleged anomalies surrounding public works projects, an official of President Duterte’s anti-corruption body said yesterday.
Government launches 8888 text hotline
by Alexis Romero - November 25, 2020 - 8:38pm
The Office of the President has added a text service platform to the 8888 Citizens' Complaint Center, presidential spokesman Harry Roque said Wednesday.
Less than 12 lawmakers linked to DPWH corruption — PACC
by Alexis Romero - November 25, 2020 - 6:33pm
Less than 12 incumbent lawmakers have been tagged in alleged anomalies surrounding public works projects, an official of President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-corruption body said Wednesday.
Duterte OKs release of P1.5 billion to typhoon-stricken LGUs
by Alexis Romero - November 25, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte has approved the release of P1.5 billion to augment the depleted calamity funds of local governments affected by Typhoon Ulysses.
Duterte tells human rights advocates: Look for another fight
by Alexis Romero - November 25, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte has asked human rights advocates pick another fight and to just let him enforce his crackdown on illegal drugs.
Lifting deployment cap depends on vaccine
by Alexis Romero - November 25, 2020 - 12:00am
The cap on the overseas deployment of health workers may be lifted once a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, Malacañang said yesterday.
Duterte won’t name, probe corrupt congressmen
by Alexis Romero - November 25, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte won’t name lawmakers allegedly benefiting from corruption in government projects, saying he cannot investigate members of a separate and co-equal branch of government.
DOH fears post-holiday COVID-19 surge
by Alexis Romero - November 25, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Health is bracing for a possible surge in COVID-19 cases after the Christmas season, prompting DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III to issue a circular discouraging traditional holiday festivities...
Duterte orders release of P1.5 billion to LGUs hit by 'Ulysses'
by Alexis Romero - November 24, 2020 - 8:10pm
President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the release of P1.5 billion to augment the depleted calamity funds of local governments affected by Typhoon Ulysses.
Cap on deployment of health workers may be lifted — Palace
by Alexis Romero - November 24, 2020 - 7:55pm
The cap on the overseas deployment of health workers may be lifted once a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, Malacañang said Tuesday.
Duterte won't name lawmakers involved in corruption, says he has no authority
by Alexis Romero - November 24, 2020 - 6:57pm
President Rodrigo Duterte will not name the lawmakers who are allegedly benefiting from corruption in government projects, saying he cannot probe members of a separate and co-equal branch of government.
COVID-19 vaccination not mandatory – Palace
by Alexis Romero - November 24, 2020 - 12:00am
While the government wants everyone to have access to COVID-19 vaccines, immunization won’t be mandatory as only half of the population needs to be vaccinated to achieve herd immunity, Malacañang said...
‘Enough health workers even after travel ban lifted’
by Alexis Romero - November 24, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines is expected to still have enough health personnel to fight COVID-19 when the travel ban on medical workers is lifted in January, Malacañang said yesterday.
Palace: Government-paid COVID-19 vaccination won't be mandatory
by Alexis Romero - November 23, 2020 - 7:40pm
While the Philippine government wants everyone to have access to COVID-19 vaccines, immunization won't be mandatory as only half of the population needs to be vaccinated to achieve herd immunity, Malacañang...
Palace confident Ampatuan massacre suspects will be arrested
by Alexis Romero - November 23, 2020 - 6:45pm
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque noted that while members of the Ampatuan clan are now behind bars, other suspects are still free. 
Price cap on COVID testing may be released this week, Palace says
by Alexis Romero - November 23, 2020 - 4:08pm
Earlier this month, President Duterte signed Executive Order No. 118 directing agencies to ensure that COVID-19 tests and test kits are accessible and affordable.
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