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Inclusion of education personnel in vax priority list hailed

Manila, April 16 -- The Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday welcomed the inclusion of teaching and non-teaching personnel in public and private schools in the vaccine priority list. "The Depart... Read More


Hanging bridge improves access to E. Samar town

Manila, April 16 -- Reaching the town center of Jipapad, Eastern Samar from the main highway is now more convenient following the completion of a hanging bridge crossing the town's major river earlier... Read More


Ample power supply assured in Maguindanao during Ramadan

Manila, April 16 -- Officials of the Maguindanao Electric Cooperative (Magelco) on Friday assured constituents of the province of a steady power supply for Ramadan. "No power outages will be experien... Read More


10 kidnapped Filipinos in Gulf of Guinea released

Manila, April 16 -- The 10 Filipino seafarers who were kidnapped in the Gulf of Guinea have been released on April 11 and are set to arrive home on April 19, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) sa... Read More


Sipalay City bans mass gatherings, cancels tourism activities

Manila, April 16 -- The City of Sipalay in Negros Occidental has prohibited mass gatherings and canceled all tourism activities starting Friday amid the increasing local cases of the coronavirus disea... Read More


'Bising' enters PAR; unlikely to make landfall

Manila, April 16 -- The tropical cyclone that entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Friday has intensified into a typhoon and was given the local name 'Bising', the weather bureau sai... Read More


NegOcc goes on heightened alert for 'Bising'

Manila, April 16 -- Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson on Friday directed all 31 cities and municipalities in the province to place their respective disaster operation centers on heightene... Read More


Cutting of roadside trees in Bacolod sparks uproar

Manila, April 16 -- rown trees along a major thoroughfare here has caused an uproar among environmental advocates, prompting top officials to look into the incident. Several days after photos of the ... Read More


Olay named new PNP spokesperson

Manila, April 16 -- Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, Gen. Debold Sinas, on Friday named Brig. Gen. Ronaldo Olay as the new spokesperson of the police force and head of its Public Information Of... Read More


Duterte eyes conversion of hotels into Covid-19 facilities

Manila, April 16 -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday night broached the idea of turning hotels into isolation facilities for individuals infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). In a t... Read More