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IATF-EID to amend guidelines on face shield use

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) will issue an updated guidelines on the use of face shields, Malacañang...

Duterte leaves Ivermectin use to doctor, patient ‘discernment’

President Rodrigo Duterte has left to the medical professionals and their patients the decision to use anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin to prevent or treat the...

PH state of calamity extended until September 2022

President Rodrigo Duterte has extended the validity of the state of calamity for one more year, or until Sept. 12, 2022, due to the...

Duterte slams some senators’ ‘posturing’ over use of public funds

President Rodrigo Duterte chided on Thursday night the alleged “posturing” of some senators who are taking advantage of the Commission on Audit’s (COA) audit...

Duterte fires NEA chief over corruption

President Rodrigo Duterte has fired National Electrification Administration (NEA) Administrator Edgardo Masongsong due to the latter’s supposed involvement in corrupt activities. Duterte made the pronouncement...

World Bank report on PH education ‘disturbing, very alarming’

Malacañang voiced concerns Tuesday about a World Bank study claiming that over 80% of Filipino students do not meet basic proficiency standards. “That is very...

‘Permanent quarantine law’ eyed against health protocol violators

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Wednesday pushed for the passage of a “special” and “permanent” law that will impose heftier penalties against quarantine violators. In...

Lowering height limit for PNP, other uniformed personnel OK’d

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed Republic Act (RA) 11549 lowering the height requirement for the applicants of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of...

Arrest of protocol violators now ‘mandatory’: PRRD

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, May 26, warned that arrest of protocol violators is now “mandatory” as they continue to defy the strict quarantine...

Pinoys urged to observe double masking vs. Covid-19

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo on Wednesday urged his fellow Filipinos to wear two face masks to protect themselves against the coronavirus disease...

Full implementation of StaySafe.ph expected within 10 days

The public can expect the full implementation of contact tracing application StaySafe.ph within 10 days, Malacañang said on Friday. This developed amid moves to improve...

Duterte grants amnesty to communist, Moro rebels

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed four proclamations granting amnesty to members of the communist movement, the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), the Moro Islamic...