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DILG scrambles to find P5-7 billion to hire contact tracers
by Xave Gregorio - August 4, 2021 - 7:09pm
The Department of the Interior and Local Government is trying to find P5 billion to P7 billion to rehire and hire more contact tracers following the expiration of the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act or Bayanihan...
Last Metro Manila lockdown? Robredo makes suggestions to get there
by Xave Gregorio - August 4, 2021 - 5:44pm
As Malacañang hopes that the upcoming lockdown in Metro Manila from August 6 to August 20 would be the “last ever,” Vice President Leni Robredo suggests that the government take some steps to achieve...
Task force mulls placing Calabarzon under ECQ too
by Xave Gregorio - August 4, 2021 - 4:26pm
The government is considering placing the Calabarzon region under Enhanced Community Quarantine and is expected to come to a decision on Thursday, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III told the House health pane...
9% of Filipinos now fully vaccinated against COVID-19
by Xave Gregorio - August 4, 2021 - 12:14pm
Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. reported to the House health committee that 9,825,466, or 9.01% of the population, have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 since the government began rolling out the jabs in ...
As COVID-19 cases rise, DOH maintains no community transmission yet of Delta
by Xave Gregorio - July 31, 2021 - 3:33pm
Despite an uptick in COVID-19 cases, the Department of Health maintained that the spread of the more contagious Delta variant has not yet reached the level of community transmission in the country.
August 2021 ECQ guidelines: What to expect as Metro Manila goes into lockdown
by Xave Gregorio - July 31, 2021 - 10:38am
Here’s a refresher of ECQ guidelines for the impending August 2021 ECQ.
Metro Manila to be placed under ECQ from August 6-20
by Xave Gregorio - July 30, 2021 - 10:36am
Metro Manila will again be placed under Enhanced Community Quarantine from August 6 to 20 amid the threat of the more contagious Delta coronavirus variant, Malacañang announced Friday.
China pledges to donate more COVID-19 vaccines to Philippines
by Xave Gregorio - July 29, 2021 - 5:57pm
China pledged Thursday that it will donate more COVID-19 vaccines to the Philippines, which will boost Manila’s jab supply amid the threat of the more contagious Delta coronavirus variant.
Lacson, partyless since 2004, takes oath as Partido Reporma chairman
by Xave Gregorio - July 29, 2021 - 12:38pm
Sen. Panfilo Lacson, who is eyeing a run for the presidency in the 2022 elections, has formally taken the helm of the revived Partido para sa Demokratikong Reporma.
Robredo making moves to forge broad alliance for 2022
by Xave Gregorio - July 28, 2021 - 1:33pm
Vice President Leni Robredo is now moving to forge a broad alliance for the 2022 elections, with her having met at least three prospective candidates for next year’s polls.
In last SONA, Duterte asks Congress to pass 12 laws
by Xave Gregorio - July 26, 2021 - 9:18pm
At his sixth and final State of the Nation Address on Monday, President Rodrigo Duterte called on Congress to pass 12 laws in the last year of his term.
Duterte breaks PNoy record of giving longest post-EDSA SONA
by Xave Gregorio - July 26, 2021 - 7:18pm
Instead of his last SONA running under an hour, Duterte’s speech lasted for two hours, 45 minutes and 39 seconds.
Marawi advocates press Duterte to make compensation bill a priority
by Xave Gregorio - July 26, 2021 - 3:28pm
Advocates are clamoring for President Rodrigo Duterte to identify as a priority measure during his final State of the Nation Address a proposal providing financial compensation for the survivors of the 2017 Marawi...
‘Last big push:’ Velasco rallies House to pass priority bills on last leg of 18th Congress
by Xave Gregorio - July 26, 2021 - 11:37am
As the 18th Congress enters its final leg, Speaker Lord Allan Velasco rallied House lawmakers to pass proposed laws he identified as the chamber’s priorities, including measures that address the country’s...
Creation of virology institute, center for disease control among House priorities
by Xave Gregorio - July 23, 2021 - 10:05am
Bills creating the Philippine Virology Institute and the Philippine Center for Disease Control are among the House of Representatives’ priority measures for its third regular session, Speaker Lord Allan Velasco...
Cusi faction knocks out Pacquiao as PDP-Laban president
by Xave Gregorio - July 17, 2021 - 4:16pm
The Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan faction led by its vice chairperson Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi delivered a blow to Sen. Manny Pacquiao, knocking him out as the ruling party’s pr...
1Sambayan 'very much in the running' as Dutertes top pre-election survey
by Xave Gregorio - July 15, 2021 - 2:54pm
Opposition coalition 1Sambayan is unfazed by latest survey results showing their nominees lagging behind frontrunners Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and her father, President Rodrigo Duterte.
1Sambayan ‘welcomes’ possible nomination of Pacquiao as its presidential bet
by Xave Gregorio - July 15, 2021 - 12:14pm
In a shift in opposition coalition 1Sambayan’s stance, it said that it would “welcome” a possible nomination of Sen. Manny Pacquiao as its presidential candidate in next year’s elections...
Philippines to resume sending workers to Israel
by Xave Gregorio - July 14, 2021 - 5:11pm
The Philippines will resume sending workers to Israel after hostilities between the Middle Eastern country and Palestinian militants simmered following a ceasefire.
Sara’s Hugpong to back President Duterte’s vice-presidential bid
by Xave Gregorio - July 14, 2021 - 3:48pm
Hugpong ng Pagbabago said that it will back President Rodrigo Duterte’s vice-presidential bid should he push through with it.
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