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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...

No need to worry over Japanese Embassy terror alert – PCG

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) claimed Wednesday that a recent statement made by the Japanese Embassy in the Philippines about an intelligence assessment on...

PH encourages ASEAN-China sanitary and phytosanitary cooperation

The Philippine government, through the Department of Agriculture (DA), has expressed its support for the 2022–2023 Action Plan under the Association of Southeast Asian...

Japan embassy confirms receipt of terror attack warning in PH, 5 others

The Japanese Embassy in Manila on Tuesday confirmed that Tokyo has received an intelligence report about a possible terror attack in six countries, including...

SSS reports increase in disbursed compensation benefits to members

The Social Security System (SSS) reported a 20.6 percent increase in compensation benefits disbursed to members and beneficiaries during the first semester of 2021,...

Philippine Red Cross defends use of donated funds from government agencies

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) defended itself Sunday in an issued statement claiming it has properly accounted for the usage of donated money from...

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...

Typhoon ‘Kiko’ weakens as it approaches the coast of Taiwan

Typhoon Kiko has weakened as it moves closer to the coast of Taiwan, but it is being enhanced by the southwest monsoon, which may...