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THE Department of Health reported 934 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the lowest since November 4 when it recorded 987. Prior to early November,...
VACCINES for COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) could be available in the country as early as March after President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s formal approval of its emergency use.
MAYORS in the capital region have decided to maintain the stay-at-home policy for minors, or those up to 17 years old.
TELECOMMUNICATION companies are scheduled to present the service improvements they have undertaken during the televised Palace briefing on Tuesday, Presidential Spokesperson Harry L. Roque announced.
MORE THAN four-fifths of the 1.4 million domestic workers in the Philippines do not receive social welfare benefits they are entitled to under the law, the Labor department said, citing a study.
LOCAL governments must first pass an ordinance containing guidelines before minors will be allowed to go to shopping malls, Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año said on Tuesday.
THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) reported 1,298 coronavirus infections on Tuesday, bringing the total to 432,925.
OVER 2,000 telecommunication tower applications have been approved and processed by local government units (LGUs), with little more than 700 remaining to be processed, Interior Secretary Eduardo M. Año said in a televised meeting with the President late Monday.
THE Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) said it estimated port traffic to have declined at between 6% and 10% over the course of the pandemic, though it expects an uptick for the yearend holidays.
THE disruption to workplace routine imposed by the pandemic has highlighted the need for employers to be agile and adaptive, Willis Towers Watson Philippines Managing Director James Matti said at BusinessWorld’s Virtual Economic Forum 2020 last week.
THE Social Security System (SSS) said going ahead with a plan to expand benefits for retirees affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic will likely erode the pension fund’s finances.
AT least half of the population needs to be vaccinated for the country to achieve herd immunity against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a...
AIRLINES will no longer be required to have an isolation area inside aircraft for domestic flights, the government's task force against coronavirus said on...
THE national task force on the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response is sending a team to help manage the rising number of cases in...
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte would allow the emergency use of coronavirus vaccines, which would cut the approval process for drugs approved in countries where these were developed, his spokesman said on Thursday.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday night placed Luzon island under a state of calamity after it was battered by typhoons in the past three weeks, the last one of which caused some serious flooding.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday issued an administrative order giving a special risk allowance to health workers handling coronavirus patients.