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NFA opens 18 new rice buying stations in Region 8

Manila, Sept. 29 -- The National Food Authority (NFA) has opened 18 more buying stations for palay (unhusked rice) in Eastern Visayas with the onset of peak harvest season in the region. In a stateme... Read More


NNC Region 8 steps up drive for funding of nutrition plans

Manila, Sept. 29 -- The National Nutrition Council (NNC) is stepping up its advocacy for the integration of nutrition programs on the list of funded activities by local governments in Eastern Visayas ... Read More


Fixed daytime flights urged for W. Visayas bound LSIs, ROFs

Manila, Sept. 29 -- Taking into account the welfare of front-liners in Western Visayas, a resolution urging for a fixed daytime schedule of flight operations carrying locally stranded individuals (LSI... Read More


Digital infra to boost PH growth: NEDA

Manila, Sept. 29 -- Pushing for digital transformation will catapult the country's growth amid the pandemic, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Undersecretary Rosemarie Edillon said Tu... Read More


N. Ecija town front-liners who beat Covid-19 cited

JAEN, Sept. 29 -- Fourteen police and medical front-liners who contracted and have recovered from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) were accorded joint appreciation by the municipal government here ... Read More


Baguio adds 96 more Covid-19 isolation beds

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 29 -- City Health Services Office (CHSO) chief Dr. Rowena Galpo on Tuesday said 96 more isolation beds were added for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients. Galpo, during th... Read More


Bacolod City ready to transition to GCQ: Mayor

Manila, Sept. 29 -- Mayor Evelio Leonardia said Monday the city is ready to transition to the less stringent general community quarantine (GCQ) status after putting in place various measures to limit ... Read More


SolCom troops told to beef up efforts in achieving peace

Manila, Sept. 29 -- Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff, Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay, has urged all Southern Luzon Command (SolCom) officers and enlisted personnel to intensify their effor... Read More


Global Covid-19 deaths surpass one million

Manila, Sept. 29 -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) around the world has surpassed one million, while the number of cases is above 33 million as of Monday (Sept. 28),... Read More


DOH-7 conducts verification study on antigen test for Covid-19

Manila, Sept. 29 -- The Department of Health (DOH) in Central Visayas is conducting a "verification study" for the antigen test as a new tool in detecting coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infection... Read More