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Philippines to continue to explore for oil and gas in WPS

Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi said the country will continue to pursue the discovery of indigenous resources like oil and gas in...

U.S. provides additional 188,370 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to the Philippines

The United States sent an additional 188,370 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines on September 2 as part of its global...

Over 550 Filipino grad students explore world-class U.S. Graduate Schools

At least 550 prospective Filipino graduate students attended the annual graduate school expo hosted by EducationUSA Philippines on August 27. The free virtual event featured...

Bill filed to elevate barangay health workers from volunteer to gov’t workers

A bill seeking to elevate barangay health workers (BHWs) from volunteer status to government workers was filed Tuesday in Congress. Former Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano,...

3.01M doses of Sinovac, Sputnik vax arrive Tuesday

More than three million doses of purchased Sinovac and Sputnik V vaccines arrived in the country Tuesday night, bolstering the supply as instances of...

Nat’l ID accepted in all BIR transactions

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is accepting the Philippine Identification (PhilID) card as valid proof of identity for all transactions. The BIR is among...

BJMP asks LGUs to include inmates in vax program

An official of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) is urging local government units (LGUs) to include inmates among their target vaccine...

U.S. donates RT-PCR extraction kits to Philippine Genome Center

The Philippine Genome Center received RT-PCR extraction kits equivalent to 3,000 tests from the U.S. government through the United States Agency for International Development...

Over 1K job vacancies available for OFWs in Brunei

Job opportunities await qualified overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Brunei, the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) said on Friday. Labor Attaché Melissa Mendizabal, in a...

Gov’t plans to begin pediatric inoculation by 4Q

The government's vaccine cluster is mulling the start of pediatric vaccination by the fourth quarter of this year. Assistant Secretary Wilben Mayor, head of the...

COVID-19 death rare in fully vaxxed individuals -health expert

The efficacy of Covid-19 jabs is guaranteed regardless of brand, National Adverse Effects Following Immunization Committee (NAEFIC) Chair Dr. Lulu Bravo said in a...

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...