Angelica Y. Yang
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DepEd probing food poisoning incident in Negros Oriental due to alleged contaminated milk
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 21, 2022 - 5:37pm
The Department of Education (DepEd) said on Saturday that it is investigating an incident where bouts of food poisoning affected Negros Oriental-based elementary school students who consumed allegedly contaminated...
Philippines detects Omicron subvariant BA.4 in Filipino who returned from Middle East
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 21, 2022 - 3:35pm
The Department of Health said Saturday that it has detected the Omicron subvariant BA.4 from a Filipino national who flew in from the Middle East on May 4.
COVID-19 task force adviser suggests against closing borders amid monkeypox outbreak
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 21, 2022 - 2:31pm
Dr. Ted Herbosa, the medical adviser of the National Task Force Against COVID-19, said the government should not close the borders amid the spread of monkeypox abroad, explaining that the infection is not contagious...
Senate to resume regular session on May 23 ahead of canvassing
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 21, 2022 - 11:17am
The Senate is set to resume its third regular session on Monday, May 23, before it joins the House of Representatives in the official canvassing of the presidential and vice presidential results. 
Comelec investigating four 'questionable' election returns
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 21, 2022 - 10:14am
The Commission on Elections said Saturday that it is looking into four questionable copies of election returns (ERs) from three provinces, which were earlier flagged by the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible...
DOST turns over fully-automated weapon station to Philippine Navy
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 20, 2022 - 6:39pm
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on Friday turned over a fully-automated weapon station, known as "Project Buhawi", to the Philippine Navy in efforts to improve the firing capability of the country's...
US warship named after Filipino sailor Telesforo Trinidad
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 20, 2022 - 10:43am
The United States named a warship in honor of Panay-born sailor Telesforo De La Cruz Trinidad, the first Filipino to be awarded the medal of honor for his bravery in the American navy.
Cayetano: Give Marcos a chance, judge him as president later
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 19, 2022 - 4:58pm
"It's easy to judge him and his family before this. That much was clear. But now, Filipinos have said, 'We want him as our president'. So let's judge him based on his actions when he is there [in Malacañang],"...
Over 1,000 academics vow to protect Martial Law history from revision
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 19, 2022 - 12:31pm
More than 1,000 academics and scholars have committed to fighting all types of attempts to revise history, especially those related to erasing the memories of plunder and human rights abuses committed under Martial...
With new senators-elect proclaimed, work to organize blocs begins
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 18, 2022 - 8:42pm
Consensus is essential in passing legislation but the minority helps act as a check and can help scrutinize proposed bills.
Robin Padilla tops Senate race as Comelec proclaims 12 senators-elect
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 18, 2022 - 4:50pm
The Commission on Elections, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers, on Wednesday proclaimed 12 new senators who will join the Upper House in the upcoming Congress. 
Broadcaster Mon Tulfo arrested in Manila over cyber libel
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 18, 2022 - 12:41pm
Broadcaster and media personality Ramon "Mon" Tulfo Jr., was arrested by a unit of the Manila Police District on Wednesday morning due to alleged cyber libel. 
Regulators fine Lopez-led power firm for frequent plant outages
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 17, 2022 - 5:44pm
FGP operates the 265-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle San Lorenzo Unit 50, which logged total of 10.7 unplanned outage days from January 2021 to April 25, 2021. 
Pimentel prefers to be part of minority in next Congress
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 17, 2022 - 2:53pm
Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III said Tuesday that he prefers to be part of the minority in the upcoming Congress, adding he is not that interested in the current alliances being forged right now to join the Senate...
Likely senator Raffy Tulfo wants to decriminalize libel, but keep civil liabilities
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 17, 2022 - 11:12am
If he gets a seat in the Upper House, presumptive senator Raffy Tulfo said he will prioritize the decriminalization of libel to protect journalists, but added he will keep the civil liabilities. 
Spox says Sara Duterte 'qualified to lead DepEd'
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 14, 2022 - 4:01pm
Vice president-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio is qualified to lead the country's education department, her spokesperson said Friday in response to a lawmaker's remarks that education experts should helm the agency i...
NCR daily minimum wage up by P33 — DOLE
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 14, 2022 - 2:00pm
Workers in Metro Manila will be receiving an additional P33 to their current daily pay after the capital's Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board granted the minimum wage hike this week, the Labor department...
Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco registers highest voter turnout yet in 2022 polls
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 14, 2022 - 11:02am
The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco, which covers 10 states in America, has recorded its highest voter turnout yet, as there were 19,680 Filipino-Americans who cast their ballots in this year's el...
Israel congratulates Philippines for 'demonstrating democracy' in 2022 polls
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 14, 2022 - 10:07am
Israel applauded the Philippines for exercising democracy in its elections, days after other countries noted the "smooth and peaceful" conduct of the 2022 polls. 
DOE to propose nuclear, strategic petroleum reserves creation to next admin
by Angelica Y. Yang - May 13, 2022 - 5:02pm
Days after the 2022 polls, the Department of Energy (DOE) confirmed that it will be suggesting to the new administration to pursue a national nuclear energy program and the establishment of strategic petroleum reserves...
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