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  • Duterte: What has opposition done for PH during pandemic?
    by postie on May 13, 2021 at 6:43 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Filipinos to think about what the opposition has done for the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, as he claimed that what all of his critics had done was complain and blame his administration. For him, the opposition should just find ways to augment the COVID-19 response and The post Duterte: What has opposition done for PH during pandemic? appeared first on Inquirer News.

  • Duterte: Vaccines to be given out immediately as soon as gov’t gets them
    by Pia Gutierrez, ABS-CBN News on May 13, 2021 at 6:36 pm

    The President said government is now able to distribute COVID-19 shots faster as the country is now receiving a steady supply of vaccines.

  • ‘Crising’ weakens into tropical depression after landfall; Signal No. 2 warning lifted –...
    by postie on May 13, 2021 at 6:07 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — “Crising” has reverted to a tropical depression-category cyclone after it hit land in Mindanao, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said late Thursday night. The state weather bureau said Crising made landfall around 8:20 p.m. Thursday, and was packing maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour (kph) near The post ‘Crising’ weakens into tropical depression after landfall; Signal No. 2 warning lifted […]

  • Lalaking 11 taong nagtago dahil sa kasong murder tiklo sa Nueva Ecija
    by ABS-CBN News on May 13, 2021 at 5:47 pm

    Arestado sa Nueva Ecija ang itinuturing na most wanted person sa bayan ng Talavera nitong Huwebes.

  • Duterte fires government officials involved allegedly in corruption
    by Pia Gutierrez, ABS-CBN News on May 13, 2021 at 5:35 pm

    Despite the firings, Duterte says, this does not mean government has gotten rid of corruption: "Mayroon talaga iyan." 

  • IATF allows sale of some lottery tickets; in-person house helper assessment OK’d, too
    by ABS-CBN News on May 13, 2021 at 5:27 pm

    The IATF approved "the selling of Lotto, Keno, Scratch-It and Small Town Lottery Tickets nationwide even during MECQ," task force spokesman Harry Roque said.

  • KUWTT: New AIDS wave hits PH | May 14, 2021
    by The Manila Times on May 13, 2021 at 5:14 pm

    Good day. Here are the stories for The Manila Times for Friday, May 14, 2021. READ: New AIDS wave hits PH The Philippines is in the midst of a “new wave” of HIV/AIDS — human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome — cases that have spread mostly among young people. Paula Munderi, United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Prevention team leader, said the country had the

  • ONLY FOR THE CHOSEN
    by The Manila Times on May 13, 2021 at 4:57 pm

    A throng of health workers gather outside the Sta. Ana Hospital in Manila on May 13, 2021 hoping to get a shot of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Many left disappointed after being told that the shots were reserved for government hospital workers. PHOTO BY MIKE ALQUINTO

  • PROTECTIVE SHOT
    by The Manila Times on May 13, 2021 at 4:56 pm

    A health worker draws a Pfizer vaccine out of a vial at the Lakeshore Center in Taguig City on May 13, 2021. Medical workers in Metro Manila were inoculated with the vaccine during its initial rollout on Thursday. PHOTO BY MIKE ALQUINTO

  • JOYOUS EID AL-FITR
    by The Manila Times on May 13, 2021 at 4:54 pm

    Philippine National Police chief Guillermo Eleazar hands a dressed chicken to a Muslim leader during the celebration of Eid al-Fitr and the opening of the Barangayanihan Food Bank in Barangay Culiat, Quezon City on May 13, 2021. PHOTO BY RUY L. MARTINEZ

  • BSP sees positive Q2 economic growth
    by Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT on May 13, 2021 at 4:50 pm

    The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) expects the Philippine economy to finally post a positive growth in the second quarter of the year. “As to the trajectory of growth, we expect this to turn positive beginning in the second quarter of the year. Again, mostly due to positive base effects, but … going forward it

  • WB: PH among top remittance recipients
    by Anna Leah E. Gonzales on May 13, 2021 at 4:49 pm

    The Philippines was one of the top five recipients of remittances last year, a report released by the World Bank said. The World Bank’s latest Migration and Development Brief showed that in current US dollar terms, the top five recipient countries last year were India, China, Mexico, the Philippines and Egypt. “Defying earlier predictions of

  • IATF allows selling of lotto, digit games in MECQ areas
    by postie on May 13, 2021 at 4:46 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — The government’s COVID-19 task force has allowed lotto and other digit games to resume operations even in areas under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ). In a statement Thursday, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases allowed the “selling of Lotto, Keno, Scratch-It The post IATF allows selling of lotto, digit games in MECQ areas appeared first on Inquirer News.

  • Analysts see steady policy rates in 2021
    by Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT on May 13, 2021 at 4:45 pm

    Most analysts believe the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will keep its accommodative monetary policy setting throughout the year to support Philippine economic recovery amid easing inflationary pressures. Comments by Fitch Solutions, Nomura, Capital Economics and ING Bank Manila analysts followed the Thursday decision of the Monetary Board to keep the central bank’s overnight borrowing,

  • Group wants LGUs to prioritize food security
    by Eireene Jairee Gomez on May 13, 2021 at 4:43 pm

    A private sector group is calling on President Rodrigo Duterte to issue an executive order (EO) that will require local government units (LGUs) to allocate 10 percent of their internal revenue allotment (IRA) for food security and to  develop Philippine agriculture. In an online press briefing on Thursday, the leaders of Philippine Chamber of Agriculture

  • PEZA gets P25.8-B Q1 investment pledges
    by Anna Leah E. Gonzales on May 13, 2021 at 4:41 pm

    Investment pledges approved by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) went up by 53 percent to P25.38 billion in the first quarter of the year. In a statement on Wednesday, PEZA said 57 projects were approved during the period that are expected to generate a total of 5,601 jobs. Among the 57 newly approved projects,

  • Surety program benefits 17k firms
    by Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT on May 13, 2021 at 4:40 pm

    More than 17000 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) have benefitted from the loans provided under the public-private credit program Credit Surety Fund, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). In a virtual briefing on Wednesday, BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno reported that as of end-2020, an estimated 17,527 MSME borrowers have benefited under the

  • FDA aims to finish evaluation on Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine by next week
    by postie on May 13, 2021 at 4:30 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday said it is targeting to complete by next week its evaluation on the emergency use authorization (EUA) application of Sinopharm for its COVID-19 vaccine. In a taped meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte aired Thursday, FDA Director General Eric Domingo said data on the Sinopharm The post FDA aims to finish evaluation on Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine by next week appeared first on Inquirer News.

  • 'Crising' weakens to tropical depression following Davao Oriental landfall
    by ABS-CBN News on May 13, 2021 at 4:29 pm

    (UPDATE) - Tropical cyclone "Crising" weakened into a tropical depression after making landfall in Davao Oriental.

  • FDA: Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine being assessed for emergency use in PH
    by ABS-CBN News on May 13, 2021 at 4:22 pm

    MANILA - The emergency use authorization (EUA) application of COVID-19 vaccine developer Sinopharm is still being assessed by Philippine experts, but it can be finished by next week, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.

  • Travel ban on India extended to May 31; Oman, UAE added
    by Pia Ranada on May 13, 2021 at 4:17 pm

    The Philippines includes Oman and the United Arab Emirates to countries covered by its travel ban related to the Indian COVID-19 variant

  • Philippines extends, expands travel ban vs COVID-19 variant from India
    by ABS-CBN News on May 13, 2021 at 4:11 pm

    The Philippines on Thursday extended its ban on travelers from India until the end of May, to arrest the spread of a COVID-19 first detected in the South Asian nation, and expanded the restriction to two more countries. 

  • Año: Unclaimed P1,000-aid will be given to unlisted but qualified recipients instead
    by postie on May 13, 2021 at 4:11 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Unclaimed aid for those residing in the so-called NCR Plus bubble, which was placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in April, would instead be given to unlisted but qualified beneficiaries, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said on Thursday. During President Rodrigo Duterte’s pre-recorded briefing Thursday, Año admitted the Department of the Interior and The post Año: Unclaimed P1,000-aid will be given to unlisted but qualified recipients instead appeared […]

  • Duterte slams opposition for 'raising so many issues' amid COVID-19 crisis
    by Jamaine Punzalan, ABS-CBN News on May 13, 2021 at 4:03 pm

    President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday hit the opposition for "raising so many issues" including the West Philippine Sea in the middle of the COVID-19 crisis. 

  • Locsin orders filing of protest over Chinese vessels in West Philippine Sea
    by Pia Lee-Brago on May 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    With the recent sighting of at least 287 Chinese maritime militia vessels and warships in Philippine waters, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. ordered yesterday the filing of another diplomatic protest against China.

  • 2.2 million more doses of Pfizer vaccine arriving
    by Neil Jayson Servallos on May 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    The Philippines is expecting an additional 2.2 million Pfizer vaccine doses from the COVAX Facility before the month ends, National Task Force chief implementer and vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said yesterday.

  • DOF: P20 billion needed for youth vaccination
    by Czeriza Valencia on May 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    It will cost the government P20 billion to procure additional COVID-19 vaccines needed to inoculate minors aged 12 to 17, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said yesterday.

  • Duterte seeks peace as Muslims mark end of Ramadan
    by Christina Mendez on May 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    President Duterte called for peace and healing as the Muslim community yesterday celebrated Eid’l Fitr to mark the end of Ramadan.

  • ARTA to endorse government officials, employees for lifestyle checks
    by Louella Desiderio on May 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    The Anti-Red Tape Authority will endorse government employees and officials to the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission for lifestyle checks.

  • Senator calls for vigilance, compassion amid new variant
    by Cecille Suerte Felipe on May 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Sen. Bong Go appealed to all Filipinos to remain vigilant, cooperate with authorities and show compassion for one another after the Department of Health reported two cases of the B1617 coronavirus variant first detected in India.

  • Finance chief 2020’s highest paid Cabinet member
    by Elizabeth Marcelo on May 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III took home the biggest paycheck among the members of President Duterte’s Cabinet last year, a latest report of the Commission on Audit showed.

  • Magkapatid tiklo sa droga sa Ilocos Norte
    by ABS-CBN News on May 13, 2021 at 3:50 pm

    Timbog ang magkapatid na lalaki na hinihinalang tulak ng ilegal na droga sa Ilocos Norte sa isinagawang search operation sa kanilang bahay sa Barangay Laureta sa bayan ng Solsona Huwebes ng hapon. 

  • Bahay ng negosyante sa Tuguegarao City, nasunog; bumbero sugatan
    by ABS-CBN News on May 13, 2021 at 3:49 pm

    Natupok ang bahay ng isang negosyante sa Tuguegarao City dahil sa sunog na sumiklab nitong Miyerkoles ng gabi.

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