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More than P1.1 billion worth of damage was recorded in the agriculture and infrastructure sector due to the recent typhoon Jolina. Based on the latest data from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), P1,059,263,164.84 was recorded in damage to agriculture in the Central Luzon Regions, Calabarzon. Mimaropa, Bicol, Western and Eastern Visayas. […]

Nearly 42 million Filipinos have registered with the modern Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) for National ID according to the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Sec. Karl Chua. Chua reported in President Duterte’s public briefing that as of September 3, a total of 41,970,083 have been registered for Step 1 or the collection of basic information […]

The Department of Education (DepEd) has fully complied with the accounting standards of the Commission of Audit (COA) for CY 2020. “Based on this year’s audit report, the Department has delivered an increase in the implementation of the compliance report through the substantial decrease in the misstatements noted by the Commission,” Secretary Leonor Briones said. […]

More than 12,000 new cases of Coronavirus Disease or COVID-19 have been reported in the Philippines. According to the latest data from the Department of Health (DOH) as of Wednesday (September 8), 2,134,005 confirmed cases of infectious diseases have hit the country. Of that number, 151,135 or 7.1 per cent were active cases. The department […]

He said the World Health Organization (WHO) supports the government’s decision to implement granular lockdowns to prevent the further spread of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). But according to WHO Country Representative Dr. Rabindra Abeyasinghe, said the country needs to have more validated COVID-19 data because it is possible that the results of the granular lockdown […]

The number of unemployed Filipinos dropped slightly in July. According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the unemployment rate was 3.07 million or 6.9 percent in July. This is down from 3.73 million or 7.7 percent unemployed in June. But according to the PSA, it may increase in the month of August due to the re-implementation […]

The Department of Education (DepEd) has relocated the Oplan Balik Eskwela Public Assistance Commander Center nationwide to clarify all issues related to the resumption of classes this year. “We want to make sure that we will be able to address all enrollment-related issues and queries of the stakeholders for us to assist them and create […]

The postponement of the elections in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has passed the third and final reading of the Senate. It is set for the month of May 2022, but due to the reasons given, the legislators are more in favor of setting it for someone else. According to the proposal, […]

The Department of Health has already distributed P14.3 billion worth of benefits to public and private health workers. DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III said it is appropriate to provide such benefits to medical frontliners. Until next year he said the frontliners will have a benefit. The recipients of the benefit, he said, are those who […]

The damage caused by the fire at the office of the National Archives of the Philippines in the 6th Flor PPL Building U.N. is estimated at P800,000.00. Avenue, Paco, Manila this morning. According to the Bureau of Fire Protection (NCR), the fire consumed the computer sets and documents of the said office and no casualties […]