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National ID pilot preregisters over 1 million Filipinos
by Christian Deiparine - October 22, 2020 - 9:49pm
Registration for the Philippine Identification System reached more than a million over a week since it began.
SWS: 60% of Filipinos find public transport owners' actions 'adequate' in preventing COVID-19 spread
by Christian Deiparine - October 22, 2020 - 8:32pm
A recent Social Weather Stations survey showed that more than a majority of the commuting public are satisfied with actions in mass transport to prevent the spread of the coronavirus among drivers and passenger...
CHR tells Duterte: Preventing drug war deaths not by police also 'state responsibility'
by Christian Deiparine - October 21, 2020 - 9:52pm
The human rights commission on Wednesday reminded President Rodrigo Duterte that it is also government's role to prevent anti-drug war deaths committed by other groups, after he said he should not be charged...
'Archaic': DepEd official says materials with gender stereotypes should not be taught to students
by Christian Deiparine - October 21, 2020 - 2:49pm
An education official has admitted that learning materials containing gender stereotypes have to be corrected, saying such a view should have long been discarded from being taught in schools. 
Solon wants more funding for research efforts in Philippines
by Christian Deiparine - October 20, 2020 - 8:14pm
A senator on Tuesday renewed his call for additional funding to the country's research and development efforts at the time of the coronavirus pandemic, vowing to propose institutional amendments in the 2021 budget...
DepEd: Don't link recent suicides to issues on blended learning
by Christian Deiparine - October 20, 2020 - 2:40pm
The education department on Tuesday said cases of suicide among teachers and students should not be directly linked to concerns over distance learning that began this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. 
Duterte takes aim at Marawi rehab critics in weekly COVID-19 address
by Christian Deiparine - October 19, 2020 - 11:03pm
President Rodrigo Duterte at an address supposedly for the country's coronavirus response took aim at groups lamenting the government's seemingly slow reconstruction efforts to rebuild the war-torn city of Marawi,...
Duterte: PhilHealth's P930 million debt to Red Cross will be paid but 'will take time'
by Christian Deiparine - October 19, 2020 - 10:21pm
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said government will settle the multi-million debt incurred by PhilHealth to the Philippine Red Cross, after the organization stopped its coronavirus tests funded by the state...
OFWs from countries with 'low, medium' COVID-19 prevalence no longer required to quarantine, test
by Christian Deiparine - October 19, 2020 - 9:07pm
The Philippines will no longer require its returning workers from countries with low to medium prevalence of coronavirus infections to undergo quarantine or be tested for the virus upon arrival, in a bid to...
Paduano is new House minority leader after Abante's shift to majority
by Christian Deiparine - October 19, 2020 - 6:48pm
A new minority leader representing farmers and fisherfolk in Congress has been elected following Rep. Benny Abante's shift to the majority after the leadership change in the House. 
DepEd: Learning material discouraging students in rallies did not pass review
by Christian Deiparine - October 19, 2020 - 5:16pm
The DepEd on Monday said a learning material discouraging students' to join in peaceful assemblies such as rallies is not part of its curriculum resources after it has gone viral on social media. 
Palace won't say if public will still see Duterte's unreleased SALNs
by Christian Deiparine - October 19, 2020 - 3:23pm
Malacañang on Monday deferred queries if the public will still see President Rodrigo Duterte's unreleased Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net worth to the Ombudsman, which has restricted access...
NUPL to MMDA's Pialago: We will never wish her to experience Nasino's grief
by Christian Deiparine - October 18, 2020 - 4:53pm
The lawyers' group representing political prisoner Reina Mae Nasino on Sunday responded to the remarks of a government official who said sympathizers of the death of the activist's infant were turning her grief into...
Watchdog says 'no real liberation' in Marawi 3 years after Duterte's declaration
by Christian Deiparine - October 18, 2020 - 3:35pm
A watchdog monitoring the rebuilding of the war-torn Marawi has lamented the slow progress in the city's reconstruction as well as lack of funds for the effort, three years since government declared its liberat...
Robredo hits Palace, Antiporda for remarks vs. experts
by Christian Deiparine - October 18, 2020 - 1:37pm
Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday threw her support behind the country's experts and scientists after government said they should not publicize their quarantine recommendations, as well as being called "bayaran"...
Robredo: Authorities showed 'no humanity' in handling Baby River's burial
by Christian Deiparine - October 18, 2020 - 11:16am
Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday hit authorities' handling of the funeral of political detainee Reina Mae Nasino's three-month-old infant, describing the incident as an overkill and lacking compassion.&nbs...
DOH's P2.5 billion for COVID vaccines feared not enough to cover 20 million Filipinos
by Christian Deiparine - October 15, 2020 - 8:43pm
Budget deliberations in Congress for the health department's coronavirus response in 2021 showed that the agency's set P2.5 billion for vaccines will not be enough to cover the 20 million Filipinos President Duterte...
PhilHealth: Other labs could accept COVID-19 samples while resolving Red Cross issue
by Christian Deiparine - October 15, 2020 - 6:35pm
The country's embattled state insurer on Thursday said other COVID-19 testing laboratories could shoulder in the meantime the samples which the Philippine Red Cross will no longer accept over an issue with the agency's...
Red Cross halts PhilHealth-funded COVID tests over unpaid balance
by Christian Deiparine - October 15, 2020 - 3:14pm
The private organization conducting the most coronavirus tests in the country is halting its screenings funded by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. over the agency's failure to settle its overdue balance of over...
Duterte says Russia eyeing COVID-19 vaccine facility in Philippines
by Christian Deiparine - October 14, 2020 - 10:55pm
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said Russia wants to put up a pharmaceutical facility in the country for a possible COVID-19 vaccine in an address that largely revolved around other topics such as criminality...
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