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Development of PROTex protective apparel using fabric from local fibers takes off

The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has started a...

USAID supports launch of first nonstop Philippine shipping service

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Regulatory Reform Support Program for National Development (RESPOND) project, supported the Export Development Council (EDC)...

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...

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination sought for all eligible Filipinos

A member of the House of Representatives is proposing mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 for all Filipinos eligible to receive the vaccines. San Jose del Monte...

U.S. provides 2.58 million more Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to the Philippines

The United States partnered with the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility to deliver an additional 2,582,190 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines...

SSS extends its July 2021 contribution payment deadline for regular employers to September 30

The Social Security System (SSS) is extending the payment deadline for regular employers' July 2021 payments from August 31 to September 30, 2021. SSS President...

No tropical cyclone anticipated in next 2-3 days – PAGASA

No tropical cyclones are anticipated to develop in the next two to three days after the projected departure of the low-pressure area (LPA) entrenched...

U.S. Embassy in the Philippines welcomes new Chargé d’Affaires, ad interim

Heather Variava has been appointed as the next Chargé d'Affaires ad interim (CDA a.i.) at the United States Embassy in the Philippines, replacing previous...

190K doses of Sputnik V expected to arrive this month

The National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 announced on Friday that 190,000 doses of Component 2 Sputnik V vaccines are expected to arrive this...

Culture mapping a must for local government units – Legarda

Three-term senator and deputy speaker Loren Legarda lauded the adoption of House Bill No. 10057, commonly known as the Cultural Mapping Bill, on third...

DND coordinates with Japan on details of terror attack advisory

The Department of National Defense (DND) is now coordinating with Japan to get more details on its advisory on possible terror attacks in six...

Bill making it easier to pay taxes gets final House nod

The government will soon be making it easier to pay taxes as a measure seeking to modernize tax administration and improve tax compliance hurdled...