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DOH tightens screening amid ‘mysterious’ virus outbreak in China

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

Cancellation of BSKE 2020 hurdles House

On Monday, the law makers approved House Bill No. 4933 with a total of 194 legislators voted for yes while six for no.

Panukala na magpapalawig sa lifeline rate hanggang 10 years, aprubado sa Committee on Energy

Ang pag-apruba ay isinagawa sa pamamagitan ng teleconference na pinangunahan ni Committee vice chair at Pampanga Rep. Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo.

Anti-terror law takes effect July 18 — DOJ

In a message to reporters, Guevarra said the effectivity clause of the law states that it shall take effect 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in at least two newspapers of general circulation.

DILG-Romblon discusses insurgency issues in barangay assembly

Barangay Mayha in Odiongan town is DILG's showcase barangay for 2019's 2nd semester Barangay Assembly Day. DILG-Romblon focal person Threeks Fontamillas briefed barangay officials and residents regarding the guidelines to local government units in the implementation of EO No. 70.

Bill raising statutory rape age to 16 passed in House

The lower chamber passed through voice voting House Bill 7836, which seeks to provide stronger protection against rape, acts of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse, and increasing the age of determining the commission of statutory rape.

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...

Coco levy trust fund bill gets final House nod

With 221 affirmative votes, six negative votes and no abstention, the lower chamber passed on final reading House Bill 8136 or the Coconut Farmers and Industry Trust Fund Act.

House approves imposition of taxes on online betting for cockfights

With 215 affirmative votes, one negative vote, and no abstention, the chamber passed on third reading House Bill 8065, which seeks to amend Section 125 of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997.

CBCP urges public to stay home, help frontliners

Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo, of the National Director of NASSA/Caritas Philippines, said the people will greatly help the front-liners by not leaving their homes.

IN PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE: A teacher’s triumph against poverty

Elger David, Teacher III of Senior High School in Meycauayan National High School (MNHS), Bulacan, exemplifies the values of perseverance, excellence, and victory. His competence and desirable attitudes as an educator have already been proven several times through different recognitions he received. But behind his success lies a story that can inspire all.

Hotels ask gov’t to allow ‘regulated’ MICE, socials under GCQ

Hotels are asking the government to allow regulated meetings and some social events under general community quarantine (GCQ) to help the industry survive amid...