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Higher body weight can increase certain cancer survival

They found that patients with a high BMI in four trials had a significant reduction in mortality after being treated with atezolizumab compared to those of average weight.

DOH tightens screening amid ‘mysterious’ virus outbreak in China

Duque said an outbreak of a mysterious illness has affected 44 individuals in China.

Foreigners told to visit BI for ‘annual report’

Foreigners are required to report in person to the nearest immigration office in their locality beginning this month until the end of February.

PNP to hire 17K new cops

The National Police Commission and the Department of Budget and Management have authorized the PNP to fill up 17,000 vacancies under its Recruitment Program for the year 2020.

Enforce firecracker laws, DILG orders LGUs, PNP, BFP

QUEZON CITY, Dec. 26 (PIA) -- The Department of the Interior & Local Government (DILG) ordered the Local Government Units (LGUs), the Philippine National...

Solon wants to increase bank deposit insurance coverage

A bill seeking to double the maximum insurance protection of the country’s 63 million bank depositors has been filed at the House of Representatives. According...

BSP probes 10 banks for links to money laundering scheme

Philippine monetary officials are now looking at information that about 10 banks received the alleged dirty money that passed through Ayala-led Bank of the...

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas releases new P20 and P5 coins

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) released Tuesday the new P20 and the improved P5 coins as part of its New Generation Currency (NGC) Coin...

Duterte certifies as urgent bill raising gov’t workers’ salary

President Rodrigo Duterte has certified as urgent the bill implementing the fifth round of salary increases for government workers. In a December 13 letter addressed...

PH re-elected to int’l maritime body

The Philippines has been re-elected as a member of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council under Category C for Biennium 2020 to 2021, during...

After 17 years, NSTP gets a revamp

With an administration banking on the youth, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has partnered with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)...

GSIS pensioners to receive cash gifts

GSIS stated that those who are entitled to receive the Christmas cash gifts are active old-age and disability pensioners