RESEARCHERS from the country’s premier university on Tuesday flagged a fresh surge in coronavirus infections in Manila, the capital and nearby cities amid the threat of a more contagious Delta variant from India.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte failed to reform the country’s dynastic political system after promising to bring about change five years ago, analysts said.
BAYER PHILIPPINES has partnered with non-government organizations for a project that will establish an urban farm in Payatas, Quezon City to encourage vegetable consumption and help attain food security.
THE DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said Tuesday it expects to generate 1.6 million jobs this year.
HOUSE LAWMAKERS belonging to the progressive Makabayan bloc and Trade Union Congress Party-list Rep. Raymond Democrito C. Mendoza filed resolutions calling for an inquiry on the working conditions of food and grocery delivery drivers.
THE PESO closed nearly flat versus the greenback on Monday as local stocks declined and ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting this week.
PHILIPPINE shares declined ahead of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s State of the Nation (SONA) address on Monday and lingering worries about the Delta variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
THE HOUSE of Representatives will include the ease of paying taxes bill among its priorities, Speaker Lord Allan Jay Q. Velasco said on Monday as the 18th Congress reconvened for its third and final regular session.
THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) is already studying whether there is already a community transmission of the more contagious coronavirus Delta variant, the type that is ravaging southeast Asian countries.
A GROUP of nurses slammed the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte for its failure to address the shortage of nurses and other healthcare workers.