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Safeguard PH freedom like Bonifacio did: DND chief

By Priam Nepomuceno   HERO. Families and groups take souvenir photos in front of the Kartilya ng Katipunan monument near the Manila City Hall on Monday (Nov. 29, 2021). The nation will commemorate on Tuesday (November 30) the 158th birth anniversary of the Tondo-born hero, Andres Bonifacio, who is known as the Father of the Philippine Revolution. (PNA … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

NCR, most of PH remains under Alert Level 2 until Dec. 15

By Azer Parrocha   Cabinet Secretary and Acting Presidential Spokesperson Karlo Nograles (File photo) MANILA – Most of the areas in the country, including Metro Manila, will remain under Alert Level 2 from Dec. 1 to 15 to prevent the entry of new Omicron variant of Covid-19, Malacañang announced in a statement on Monday night. “The Inter-Agency Task … Continue reading

Philippines

Go hails release of more funds for medical workers

PANDEMIC SUPPORT. Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (right) talks to medical workers during the 149th Malasakit Center launch at San Lorenzo Ruiz General Hospital in Malabon City on Nov. 16, 2021. Go is pushing for a measure that will provide health care workers with a fixed allowance when there is a national health emergency or pandemic. (Photo courtesy … Continue reading

Philippines

UK’s 5.6M vax aid to PH ‘testament to enduring support’: envoy

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   ‘ENDURING SUPPORT’. National Task Force Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. (4th from left) and UK Ambassador to the Philippines Laure Beaufils (5th from left) welcome the arrival of 288,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine donated by the UK to the Philippines, at the Ninoy … Continue reading

Edmonton

New Londonderry housing development to provide services, amenities, safe, affordable homes for 240 families in north Edmonton; NDP critic hopes new complex convinces UCP of value of building affordable housing, need to work together with municipalities, federal government

News ReleaseInnovative housing model builds bright futures A new Londonderry housing development provides services, amenities and safe, affordable homes for 240 families in north Edmonton. The development offers families the choice of one- to five-bedroom suites and townhomes, with amenity space for community organizations and events. This new, innovative mixed-income model offers suites at market … Continue reading

City of Edmonton: Tips for safe, efficient winter waste collection
Edmonton

City of Edmonton: Tips for safe, efficient winter waste collection

Public Service AnnouncementTips for safe, efficient winter waste collection This is the first winter when all Edmonton homes that have curbside collection will use carts to set out their garbage and food scraps, and with a few small changes, cart collection will continue to be easy and efficient. Setting out your cartsWhen setting out your … Continue reading

Philippines

PH to allow entry of fully vaxxed nationals of non-visa countries

By Filane Mikee Cervantes   Acting Presidential Spokesperson and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles (Screengrab from Palace press briefing) MANILA – Fully vaccinated nationals of non-visa required countries will be allowed to enter the Philippines starting December 1, Acting Presidential Spokesperson and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles announced on Friday. In a press briefing, Nograles said the new guidelines, which … Continue reading

Philippines

Flights from nations with new variant banned until Dec. 15

(File photo) MANILA – The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) approved on Friday the temporary suspension of inbound flights from South Africa, Botswana, and other countries with local cases or with the likelihood of occurrences of the new B.1.1.1529 coronavirus variant. The order is effective immediately and until December 15, according to a statement by Cabinet Secretary … Continue reading