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SSS cautions members to be wary of fixers and scammers

Following an increase in complaints of fraud cases, the Social Security System (SSS) is advising all members and employers to secure their personal information...

Gov’t mulls ‘no vax, no labas’ policy nationwide

Officials have recommended to President Rodrigo Duterte not to allow unvaccinated individuals to leave their residences, except for essential activities, under the “no vax,...

Bar exam to proceed on January 23 and 25 in various locations

Amid appeals to cancel it for the third year in a row due to the pandemic and the devastation wrought by Typhoon Odette in...

Big-time oil price hike greets consumers in first week of 2022

In the first week of 2022, consumers are faced with higher fuel prices starting Tuesday. In separate advisories, Caltex, Cleanfuel, Petro Gazz, PTT Philippines, Seaoil,...

Another returning overseas Filipino nabbed over protocol breach

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Monday reported that another Filipino from overseas was caught having broken the mandatory quarantine after posting...

Five Local Innovations Win Awards in 2021 Philippine Water Challenge

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently joined representatives from the Philippine government, the Embassy of Israel in the Philippines, and the...

MGB authorizes mining firms to realign funds to aid communities hit by Typhoon ‘Odette’

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) tapped mining companies in the country to extend assistance to affected communities following the onslaught of Typhoon “Odette.” Pursuant...

DTI apprehends 69 price violators in Odette-affected provinces

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) issued violation notices to erring retailers as it intensified its price monitoring operations to apprehend price freeze...

Cayetano vows to push for creation of Department of Disaster Resilience

Former House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday said he will continue to push for the creation of the Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR)...

U.S. assistance for Odette survivors in the Philippines tops 1B with new major announcement

The United States government is contributing an extra P950 million ($19 million) in humanitarian assistance to help communities devastated by Typhoon Odette, bringing total...

DHSUD allocates P100 million to each of the Odette-affected provinces

The Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) has pledged PHP100 million worth of assistance for each typhoon-affected province. Secretary Eduardo del Rosario said...

Gov’t aid for ‘Odette’-hit areas to reach 6B by yearend

The government is set to release before the year ends a total of P6 billion for victims of Typhoon Odette, according to Department of...