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

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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

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Normal for Duterte, Sara to support different bets

By Azer Parrocha   President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Mayor Sara Duterte (presidential file photo) MANILA – It’s normal for President Rodrigo Duterte and his daughter Davao City Mayor and vice presidential aspirant Sara Duterte to support different candidates in the May 2022 elections, Malacañang said Tuesday. Cabinet Secretary and Acting Presidential Spokesperson Karlo Nograles made this remark … Continue reading

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Philippines-Russia MOUs to help Filipino tuna producers: Nograles

PH-Russia MOUs to help Pinoy tuna producers: Nograles MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Three Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) signed between Philippine tuna producers and their Russian counterparts at a business forum attended by President Rodrigo Duterte during his five-day trip to Russia should pave the way for greater business opportunities for the country’s USD400-million tuna … Continue reading