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PH to receive 500K more CoronaVac doses on April 22: envoy

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   FOR SHIPMENT. A team from the Philippine Embassy in Beijing, led by First Secretary Winston Almeda and Economic Section Attache Dada Katrina Aromin, inspects the shipment of 500,000 doses of CoronaVac on Monday (April 19, 2021). The vaccines will be delivered on April 22, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Philippine Ambassador Jose Santiago … Continue reading

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Close to 14M vaccines expected to arrive in Q2: Galvez

  Vaccine czar Sec. Carlito Galvez, Jr. (Presidential Photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The government is working hard to ensure that the country can secure almost 14 million vaccine doses from four vaccine manufacturers within the second quarter, said vaccine czar Sec. Carlito Galvez, Jr., chief implementer of the National Task Force Against Covid-19. “The global supply … Continue reading

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Travel ban extended; aliens with travel exemption may enter PH

  NAIA Terminal 1 (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said foreigners who were given entry exemption document prior to the implementation last month’s travel ban may now enter the Philippines. In an advisory issued on Friday, BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said aliens with entry exemption documents issued by the Department … Continue reading

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Think about people you infect, Duterte tells anti-vaxxers

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   TALK TO THE PEOPLE. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people after holding a meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) core members at the Malacañang Golf (Malago) Clubhouse in Malacañang Park, Manila on Thursday (April 15, 2021). Duterte took a swipe at people who … Continue reading

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Duterte, Putin share Covid notes in 30-minute telesummit

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   ALLIES. President Rodrigo Duterte and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a 30-minute conversation on Tuesday (April 13, 2021). They agreed on the importance of cooperation among nations to defeat the pandemic, according to Sen. Bong Go (left). (Photo courtesy Sen. Bong Go) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte and Russian President Vladimir Putin … Continue reading

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Duterte hopes Ramadan will bring peace, prosperity

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte expressed hope on Tuesday that the holy month of Ramadan would bring peace and prosperity despite the pressing challenges the country is currently facing. Duterte issued the message, as he joined the Muslim community in observing Ramadan amid the coronavirus disease 2019 … Continue reading

PSC on lockdown due to COVID-19
covid 19 / Philippines / Sports

PSC on lockdown due to COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE   PSC on lockdown due to COVID-19  Malacanang approved the Philippine Sports Commission’s request for a 10-workday lockdown starting April 13, Tuesday, after 63 persons tested positive in its latest round of testing. Both the administrative offices at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila and the Philsports Complex in Pasig City will be under … Continue reading

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LETTERS FROM DAVAO: Journalistic fraud

LETTERS FROM DAVAO By Jun Ledesma, Columnist, Philippines News Agency Journalistic fraud IN my recent article “Nitpicking” I pointed out the dubious if not diabolic agenda of opposition quarters at discrediting and demonizing Pres. Rodrigo Duterte in every turn, creating mountains out of molehills and deliberately ignoring the achievements that this administration had achieved.  Little … Continue reading