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EE&C law to help mitigate climate change, cut power cost–DOE

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said Thursday that the complete implementation of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act (EE&C) would not only help reduce the...

Online civil service exams doable, telcos should step up: Palace

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this remark after the Civil Service Commission (CSC) said it is looking at conducting the civil service exam online as the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic persists.

Precautionary evacuation urged as Taal Volcano spews ash

"We have been raising the Alert Level (in Taal) from zero to 1 since March 2019. Today we have observed a fast escalation in the (volcanic) activity," Phivolcs director Renato Solidum told the Philippine News Agency (PNA).

IATF studying calls to relax inbound travel policies: Nograles

Nograles, the co-chair of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), said the government will be reviewing non-essential inbound travel policies because they recognize that there are foreign citizens who also want to spend the holidays with their loved ones and fiancées in the Philippines.

U.S. Embassy celebrates World Space Week with virtual events

From October 2 to 5, the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines staged a virtual hackathon and series of webinars featuring NASA scientists to celebrate...

Mask-free in Level 1 open areas possible if cases drop further

Slowly ditching the face mask requirement in open areas under Alert Level 1 status is possible if coronavirus cases continue to go down. National Task...

‘House-to-house’ search for COVID-19 patients is fake news

“Again, I repeat, the police are there merely in a supporting role,” said DILG Sec. Eduardo Año in a statement his office released on July 17.

No lifting of face mask mandate yet: DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday said the country's face mask mandate would remain even with the decreasing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases. In...

Congress needs to amend baselines law: Roque

Malacañang on Monday said there may be a need for Congress to amend the Republic Act 9522 or the Archipelagic Baselines Law to give...

Search-and-rescue operations forced to manage Mediterranean migrant crisis as governments shirk responsibilities

In April, a rickety, wooden boat carrying roughly 130 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, leaving no survivors. This tragic incident has become a...

Building resilient brands in the post-covid era of digital transformation

For decades, the majority of Philippine businesses have relied heavily on traditional media and channels, but with customers increasingly shifting to the digital realm,...

President Duterte issues executive order regulating drug and medicine prices

President Rodrigo Duterte issued Executive Order (EO) No. 155 on Wednesday that regulates the prices of drugs and medicines in the country to address...