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Covid-19 among overseas Pinoys rise by 2.3K due to late reports

Manila, May 31 -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported Sunday that 2,300 more Filipinos abroad were infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), bringing the number of persons ov... Read More


DOST allots P5-M funding to help OFWs put up own businesses

Manila, May 31 -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will allot PHP5 million initial funding for its iFWD PH (innovation for Filipinos Working Distantly from the Philippines). The iFWD PH... Read More


Family produces 'ear savers' for Covid-19 front-line workers

ear-old entrepreneur and a mother, found her little way to give back to the sacrifices of front-liners battling the coronavirus by knitting "ear savers". "You don't need to spend a lot just to help i... Read More


Legazpi City maintains 7-hour curfew despite shift to MGCQ

Manila, May 31 -- The City Interagency Task Force (IATF) has announced the seven-hour curfew would remain hoisted here even as the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) kicks off on Monday. Ci... Read More


Coronavirus 'incidental cause' of 49 deaths in C. Visayas

Manila, May 31 -- The Department of Health (DOH)-Region 7 said 89 percent or 49 of the 55 fatalities are considered to have died with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as "incidental cause". In a r... Read More


Pandemic to hit poorest economies harder: WFP

Manila, May 31 -- As the world continues to grapple with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak, millions in the poorest countries have become more vulnerable to the economic downturn and fo... Read More


Close to 100K OFWs remain stranded abroad: DOLE

Manila, May 31 -- Close to 100,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are stranded in various parts of the world, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reported Sunday. Based on the report from... Read More


Sto. Nino Basilica friars under quarantine due to Covid-19 cases

Manila, May 31 -- All of the Augustinian friars and their personnel are now undergoing quarantine after suspected cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) were detected inside the Basilica Minore ... Read More


BOC eyes charges vs. importer of P50-M medical supplies

Manila, May 31 -- The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Sunday said the importer of PHP50 million worth of medical supplies and equipment will face charges if it cannot show proof that it paid duties and tax... Read More


2 Cotabato drug suspects neutralized, 5 others nabbed

Manila, May 31 -- arcotics operatives neutralized two big-time drug peddlers during a drug buy-bust operation here Saturday afternoon. Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the Bangsamoro Region in M... Read More