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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will ask mall operators in Metro Manila to extend their ‘operational hours’ following the upcoming Christmas. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said this is part of their preparations for Christmas. He said malls can open at 10:00 or 11:00 am and close at 9:00 or 10:00 pm or even until […]

President Duterte sincerely thanked the US and Japanese governments for the continued donation of COVID 19 vaccines to the Philippines. The Chief Executive did this in his ‘Talk to the People’ public briefing.   He added that because of the vaccine donations, Filipinos will have a happy Christmas.   Japan has previously promised 1.96 million […]

The Department of Education (DepEd) plans to implement an incentive program for teachers vaccinated against COVID-19. According to DepEd Director Malcom Garma, Secretary Leonor Briones has formed a committee that will take care of the incentives that fully vaccinated teachers can receive. He also said that many individuals, local government units, and agencies are offering […]

Agriculture Secretary William Dar warned the public about buying smuggled vegetables from China, which are currently being sold in the markets. He said the pesticide residue contained in these imported vegetables is not yet known. The secretary also noted the huge difference in size and appearance of imported vegetables compared to locally produced ones. So […]

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released an additional P451.32 million for the special risk allowance of healthcare workers. According to the DBM, the funds will be used for eligible public and private healthcare workers (HCWs) who directly respond to COVID-19 patients from December 20, 2020 to June 30, 2021. It was learned […]

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has approved the extension of voter registrations after the two houses of Congress asked for more compatriots to register. This was confirmed by Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon. According to him, the extension of voter registrations will be carried out after the filing of the COC on October 11 to October […]

The trend of COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila is declining, according to the OCTA Research group. According to Dr. Guido David, the positivity rate and reproduction rate in the National Capital Region have dropped to 19 to 20 percent and 0.94 respectively. It was found that a virus reproduction rate not to exceed 1 would […]

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has provided up to P81,074,000 cash assistance to affected families in 45 municipalities and 27,791 barangays in the country. In a statement, the PRC said many lost their jobs due to the implemented nationwide lockdown. According to the PRC, up to 23,164 families from Metro Manila, Olongapo, Bulacan, Rizal, Western […]

Up to 138,000 COVID-19 vaccination certificates have already been issued by the Department of Information and Communications Technology. At the Always Ready Public Briefing, DICT Undersecretary Emmanuel Caintic said, this has been since the soft launch of VaxCertPH was held on September 6th. He said VaxCertPH is given for those who are fully vaccinated against […]

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has ensured that no imported rice will enter the country this month. Agriculture Undersecretary Ariel Cayanan said this month is considered the harvest season. The influx of imported rice has been cited by farmers as the reason why the sale of rice in some provinces has dropped in price. Based […]