E. Visayas' first ASF case confirmed in Leyte town

Manila, Jan. 16 -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) announced on Friday night that blood samples taken from hogs in Abuyog, Leyte have tested positive for African swine fever (ASF). In a press stat... Read More

Cagayan Valley dioceses to plant 1.25M trees

Manila, Jan. 16 -- Dioceses in the Cagayan Valley region are looking to plant more than a million trees in 500 days. The initiative, dubbed as "Missio 500", aims to plant 500 trees per day in the Arc... Read More

Scattered rain showers, light rains Saturday

Manila, Jan. 16 -- nd of a frontal system (shear line) and the northeast monsoon will bring some rains to parts of the country on Saturday. In its daily bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysi... Read More

PH economy still facing risk but 'worst is over': Lopez

Manila, Jan. 16 -- The Philippines is still facing challenges this year that may hamper economic growth due to the pandemic but the "worst is over" in 2020, the country's top trade official said. In ... Read More

Pass economic bills to further open economy: DTI chief

Manila, Jan. 16 -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is in favor of further liberalizing the economy but not necessarily through constitutional amendments, Secretary Ramon Lopez said Friday. ... Read More

Biz group presents recommendations to address PH learning woes

Manila, Jan. 15 -- A business group has urged the government to implement reforms to address woes in the country's education system. In a virtual briefing Thursday, Philippine Business for Education ... Read More

Road clearing continues in landslide-hit E. Samar

Manila, Jan. 15 -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Friday resumed clearing works along the main road section in Eastern Samar that were closed due to a rain-induced landslide thi... Read More

Southern Leyte sites featured in dive expo

Manila, Jan. 15 -- Despite movement restrictions, the promotion of dive sites in Southern Leyte has not stopped with local dive shops participating in an online dive expo, featuring the Philippines' b... Read More

IATF wants intensified contact tracing efforts

Manila, Jan. 15 -- The government has issued new guidelines to step up the efforts to trace close contacts of individuals who are found to be positive for the B.1.1.7 SARS-CoV-2 variant, also known as... Read More

4.4K Catbalogan City senior high students get cash aid

Manila, Jan. 15 -- A total of 4,438 senior high school students in Catbalogan City in Samar have received one-time educational cash assistance from the local government. Mayor Dexter Uy, in a phone i... Read More