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DOH, DTI sign order on RT-PCR testing price range

MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) signed on Nov. 24 the Joint Administrative Order (JAO) for setting the price range for reverse transcription-polymerase reaction (RT-PCR) testing for Covid-19. The JAO is pursuant to Ex ...

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DOT probes Boracay ‘full moon party’ over quarantine violations

MANILA – The Department of Tourism (DOT) is investigating a recent party in Boracay over violations of quarantine protocols, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said on Wednesday. The "full moon party" was held from the night of October 31 until the mornin ...

FULL MOON PARTY. Tourism chief Bernadette Romulo-Puyat shows a video of partygoers visibly violating the Covid-19 quarantine measures in Boracay. The ...

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Bong Go on passage of Dept of Disaster Resilience bill: ‘I will not lose hope’

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go renewed his call for the timely passage of Senate Bill No. 205, a measure he filed in 2019 which seeks to create a Department of Disaster Resilience.  He said the creation of the proposed department which would handl ...

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Lanao Norte gets initial P15M for 'Balik Probinsya'

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The national government released on Tuesday the first tranche of the PHP25 million funding for the "Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa" program (BP2) to the Lanao del Norte town of Kauswagan. Kauswagan Mayor Rommel Arnado, who received the initial PHP15 million fun ...

BALIK PROBINSYA. Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte Mayor Rommel Arnado (left) receives the first tranche for the Bagong Pag-asa Green Village worth PHP15 mil ...

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Soccsksargen cops send P1M relief goods to Bicol

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The Police Regional Office-12 (Soccsksargen) has sent over PHP1 million worth of essential supplies and construction materials to the Bicol region as an aid for victims of Typhoons Rolly and Ulysses. Brig. Gen. Michael John Dubria, the PRO-12 director, said Wednesday they ...

BICOL AID. Photo shows two of the four trucks commissioned by the Police Regional Office-12 that left for the Bicol region on Tuesday (Nov. 24, 2020) ...

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No way to please Duterte critics: Panelo

MANILA – Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo on Wednesday slammed critics for questioning President Rodrigo Duterte’s refusal to name lawmakers who allegedly received kickbacks from project contractors. In his commentary show “Counterpoint”, ...

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo

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US reaffirms 'steadfast military partnership' with PH

MANILA – US Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett on Wednesday met with Department of National Defense (DND) Undersecretary Cardozo Luna and senior Philippine military officials to reaffirm the United States’ steadfast military partnership with the Philippines, the oldest US treaty ally in Asia. ...

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JC shines as MLM Company of the Year in Asia Leaders Awards

The Asia Leaders Awards, a prestigious annual award-giving body that recognizes different individual leaders in their respective fields with emphasis on giving importance to the country as an emerging business hub, has recognized JC as the Multi-Level Marketing Company of the Year. ...

JC, a multi-level marketing company that was founded by young business magnates Jonathan So and Carlito Macadangdang to offer people high-quality heal ...

MDM | 2 hours ago

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More assistance for Typhoon Ulysses victims arrive in Rizal towns of San Mateo, Rodriguez as Bong Go’s team continues to aid Filipinos in crisis situations

The Office of Senator Christopher “Bong” Go delivered more assistance in the towns of San Mateo and Rodriguez in Rizal as the fourth batch of beneficiaries severely affected by recent typhoons were provided aid on Tuesday, November 24.  Go and hi ...

MDM | 3 hours ago

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Power in Meralco franchise areas fully restored after ‘Ulysses’

MANILA – The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said it has fully restored electricity in its franchise areas after the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses. “As of November 24, 2020, Meralco has completed full restoration of all of its facilities and electric service affected b ...

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