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No water shortage in Manila this year, Palace exec says
by Alexis Romero - March 4, 2021 - 4:29pm
Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said the status of infrastructure projects related to water supply was among the topics discussed during last Wednesday's cabinet meeting.
Palace assures public safety intensified as South African COVID-19 variant detected
by Alexis Romero - March 2, 2021 - 5:32pm
Malacañang vowed to intensify health and safety protocols following the detection of the more transmissible South African variant of COVID-19 in the Philippines.
Palace studying if Duterte can receive Sinopharm
by Alexis Romero - March 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Malacañang’s legal team is studying whether President Duterte can get inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines developed by Chinese firm Sinopharm under a “compassionate use” arrangement.
Philippines to buy 1 million doses of Sinovac this March
by Alexis Romero - March 2, 2021 - 12:00am
One million more doses of COVID-19 vaccines developed by Sinovac of China will arrive within the month under a P700-million purchase deal that is set to boost the country’s initial stock of 600,000 doses of...
Sinovac eyes delivery of 1 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses this month
by Alexis Romero - March 1, 2021 - 9:08pm
The Philippines received 600,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines on Sunday.
Palace checking if Duterte can legally take Sinopharm vaccine
by Alexis Romero - March 1, 2021 - 6:50pm
The Food and Drug Administration allowed last month the compassionate use of 10,000 doses of Sinopharm jabs for members of the Presidential Security Group.
Cabinet exec: Looser quarantine, in-person classes possible in Q2
by Alexis Romero - March 1, 2021 - 5:39pm
"He (President Duterte) said that as long as we have two million (shots) on standby...that means, if we sustain that, we can hold face-to-face (classes) and downgrade to MGCQ (modified general community quarantine),"...
Duterte may terminate VFA over nuke weapons
by Alexis Romero - March 1, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday threatened to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement immediately if he finds “hard information” that the United States has stored nuclear weapons in the Philippines.
Sara won’t seek presidency in 2022 – Duterte
by Alexis Romero - March 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is not seeking the presidency in 2022 because she wants to focus on her family, her father President Duterte said yesterday.
Philippines deports Dutch missionary
by Alexis Romero - February 26, 2021 - 12:00am
The Dutch missionary whose permanent resident visa was revoked by the government for allegedly joining protest rallies has been deported, Malacañang announced on Wednesday.
Duterte wants people’s opinion on VFA abrogation
by Alexis Romero - February 26, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s now the public pulse that will guide President Duterte in deciding what to do next with the Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States.
Guevarra report to UN rights body shows Philippine legal system working — Palace
by Alexis Romero - February 25, 2021 - 6:01pm
"We are facing the possibility that some policemen need to be accountable before the law," Roque said.
Duterte says to listen to public sentiment on keeping or scrapping VFA
by Alexis Romero - February 25, 2021 - 5:06pm
"I want the narratives to come up. Not necessarily from the — well, of course, they count very much but it won't be limited to Congress. Ordinary people can have their say," Duterte said.
Palace: Up to Ombudsman to look into Mon Tulfo's plan to distribute Sinopharm
by Alexis Romero - February 24, 2021 - 7:05pm
Mon Tulfo has maintained that he did nothing wrong when he had himself inoculated with the smuggled vaccines and that he never used his post as special envoy in dealing with Sinopharm.
DICT adopts framework for Philippines’ digital readiness
by Alexis Romero - February 24, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Information and Communications Technology has adopted a framework that outlines measures designed to improve the Philippines’ digital readiness, including the installation of 5,000 towers...
Duterte seeks ‘a little more time’ for MGCQ shift
by Alexis Romero - February 24, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte wants “a little more time” to allow further reopening of the economy or placing the entire country under the least restrictive modified general community quarantine, Malacañang...
Duterte OKs measures to fast-track land distribution to former rebels, armed militants
by Alexis Romero - February 23, 2021 - 6:54pm
"We want to hasten the distribution (of the land) because we know that it plays a huge role in our peace efforts," Nograles said.
Palace: Government mulling 50% insurance subsidy for hog raisers amid shortage
by Alexis Romero - February 23, 2021 - 3:34pm
Augmenting the supply of pork in the market was one of the topics discussed during Monday night's Cabinet meeting at Malacañang, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said.
Private sector adds 17 priority areas for hunger response
by Alexis Romero - February 23, 2021 - 12:00am
The government’s private sector partners in its anti-hunger drive have added 17 priority areas for their action plan to uplift one million Filipinos from hunger by next year.
Senior Duterte not on vaccine priority list – Palace
by Alexis Romero - February 23, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte won’t be among the first to be vaccinated against COVID-19 because the China-made shots that are expected to arrive in the Philippines first are not recommended for senior citizens, Malacañang...
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