Metro Manila mayors to base lockdown proposal on DOH data: exec

Metro Manila mayors to base lockdown proposal on DOH data: exec

Posted at Sep 24 2020 09:18 AM MANILA - Metro Manila mayors will meet by Sunday to discuss their recommendation on...
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Jeepney driver gives away sayote for free despite struggling to earn income amid pandemic

Jeepney driver gives away sayote for free despite struggling to earn income amid pandemic

Published September 23, 2020 10:06pm A jeepney driver in Baguio City has gone viral for giving away free sayote to his...
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Cardinal Tagle now COVID-19-free

Cardinal Tagle now COVID-19-free

Posted at Sep 23 2020 09:28 PM MANILA - Former Archbishop of Manila and now prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for...
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DepEd pitches alternatives to periodic exam to prevent ‘distance cheating’

DepEd pitches alternatives to periodic exam to prevent ‘distance cheating’

Published September 23, 2020 10:31pm The Department of Education (DepEd) said it will conduct summative and performance tasks instead of holding...
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DSWD wants unused P10-B SAP funds repurposed as livelihood assistance

DSWD wants unused P10-B SAP funds repurposed as livelihood assistance

Posted at Sep 24 2020 11:29 AM MANILA - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) plans to use its...
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Duterte calls for bold reforms in UN amid COVID-19 pandemic, other challenges

Duterte calls for bold reforms in UN amid COVID-19 pandemic, other challenges

Published Sep 23, 2020 9:43:35 AM Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 23)— President Rodrigo Duterte has called on the United Nations...
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Infectious disease expert warns: Lifting quarantine restrictions will be dangerous

Infectious disease expert warns: Lifting quarantine restrictions will be dangerous

Published September 23, 2020, 11:12 AM An infectious disease expert rejected calls to lift the quarantine restrictions in the country, saying...
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Easing coronavirus lockdown should rest on public confidence, readiness: health workers, business group

Easing coronavirus lockdown should rest on public confidence, readiness: health workers, business group

Posted at Sep 23 2020 08:16 AM | Updated as of Sep 23 2020 11:20 AM Public confidence and readiness should determine whether...
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PH ranks 66th out of 91 countries in suppressing COVID-19 — study

PH ranks 66th out of 91 countries in suppressing COVID-19 — study

Published September 23, 2020, 8:32 AM The Philippines ranked 66th out of 91 countries in terms of suppressing the coronavirus disease...
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DepEd to dub educational TV episodes into major dialects

DepEd to dub educational TV episodes into major dialects

Published September 22, 2020, 8:14 PM To help younger students in many parts of the country understand television-based instructions better, the...
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Roque: ‘New normal’ classification possible for COVID-free areas by October

Roque: ‘New normal’ classification possible for COVID-free areas by October

Published Sep 21, 2020 4:15:27 PM Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 21) — Areas with no transmission of COVID-19 might be...
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Flatten the fear: Doctors’ group seeks gradual lifting of lockdowns

Flatten the fear: Doctors’ group seeks gradual lifting of lockdowns

Posted at Sep 22 2020 09:44 AM | Updated as of Sep 22 2020 09:52 AM MANILA - A group of doctors and...
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156 nations join WHO-led global plan for COVID-19 vaccine supply

156 nations join WHO-led global plan for COVID-19 vaccine supply

Published September 21, 2020 11:14pm GENEVA, Switzerland - A total of 156 countries have joined the global COVAX scheme intended to...
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COVID-19 vaccine may be available in Philippines 2nd quarter of 2021 —DOH

COVID-19 vaccine may be available in Philippines 2nd quarter of 2021 —DOH

Published September 22, 2020 12:07am The purchase and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines by the Philippine government may only begin in the...
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Philippines sounds call for contact-tracing volunteers

Philippines sounds call for contact-tracing volunteers

Posted at Sep 22 2020 09:22 AM The Philippines needs volunteers to locate and quarantine those who had close contact with...
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