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The Nation

2 South Cotabato mayors contract COVID-19

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Two municipal mayors in South Cotabato province have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) but both are in “good condition”. Lake Sebu Mayor Floro Gandam and Tampakan Mayor Leona ...

STABLE. Tampakan, South Cotabato Mayor Leonard Escobillo (left), and Lake Sebu Mayor Floro Gandam (right), separately confirm on Tuesday (June 15, 202 ...

PNA | 14 hours ago

The Nation

South Cotabato reports rising dengue cases

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Health personnel in South Cotabato have raised concern over the rising cases of dengue this year in parts of the province. Jose Barroquillo Jr., the mosquito-borne diseases coordinator of the South Cotabato Integrated ...

Jose Barroquillo, mosquito-borne diseases coordinator of the South Cotabato Integrated Provincial Health Office (Screen grab of live streamed media fo ...

PNA | 14 hours ago

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Gov't will never cooperate with ICC probe: Palace

MANILA – The Philippines will never cooperate with any investigation to be initiated by the International Criminal Court (ICC) into the government's anti-illegal drugs campaign, Malacañang said Tuesday. In a press briefing, Pres ...

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque (File photo)

PNA | 14 hours ago

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Public demand for Sinovac's CoronaVac vax increasing: Galvez

MANILA – The public demand for China-made CoronoVac vaccines produced by Sinovac company is increasing in the Philippines, National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19 chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Monday. ...

SINOVAC VAX. Vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. gives an update on the country’s Covid-19 vaccination program during the Inter-Agency Task Fo ...

PNA | 15 hours ago

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119th Malasakit Center opens in National Children’s Hospital in Quezon City as Mr. Malasakit spends birthday helping sick children while assuring improved access to public health services

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go commended the government’s continuing efforts to address the barriers to health and medical care that indigent patients face amid an ongoing pandemic. On his birthday, Go personally attended the launch of the country’s 119th Malasakit Center a ...

MDM | 19 hours ago

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Mr. Malasakit reiterates he is not interested in running for a higher position in 2022

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go reiterated that he is not interested in seeking a higher position in the 2022 national and local elections despite encouragements and the high trust he is getting from the Filipino people. ...

MDM | 19 hours ago

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VFA abrogation suspended for another six months

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has suspended the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States for another six months, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. announced Monday. The ...

PNA | 20 hours ago

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2 Chinese nabbed, P1-B shabu seized

MANILA – Two separate anti-drug operations in Cavite and Parañaque City resulted in the arrest of two Chinese nationals and confiscation of more than PHP1.054 billion worth of shabu, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Monday. ...

BIG CATCH. Authorities seize PHP795.6 million worth of shabu in a buy-bust operation in Imus, Cavite on Sunday (June 13, 2021). Another PHP251 million ...

PNA | 1 day ago

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Mr. Malasakit assures more convenient access to medical assistance through the Malasakit Centers Act as his team sends support to market vendors in Plaridel, Bulacan

As Senator Christopher “Bong” Go is committed to support and help more underprivileged communities nationwide, he sent his team to give relief to hundreds of market vendors in Plaridel, Bulacan on Friday, June 11.   ...

MDM | 1 day ago

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AFP starts inoculation in Camp Aguinaldo

MANILA – Now that the government has expanded the Covid-19 vaccination program, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) inoculated 500 of its soldiers on Monday. National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 deputy chief implementer Vince D ...

TROOPS TURN. Five hundred soldiers at the Armed Forces of the Philippines headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City receive Sinovac shots on Monday ...

PNA | 1 day ago