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President Rodrigo Duterte has already approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force to remove travel restrictions in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia starting September 6, 2021. According to Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, international travelers from the aforementioned countries are required to adhere to testing and […]

The Commission on Elections has extended the deadline for filing applications for the transfer of registration records from overseas to the Philippines until September 30 instead of August 31. According to Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez, this will coincide with the deadline for local voter registration in the country. Jimenez added that the deadline for the […]

As many as 97,000 healthcare workers and frontliners will benefit from the P888 million fund released by the Department of Budget and Management for special risk allowance. At the Always Ready Public Briefing, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the SRA is for healthcare workers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, September 6, he […]

The Department of Education (DepEd) is pushing for covid19 vaccination among teachers to become an institutional approach. According to DepEd USec. Nepomuceno Malalluan said they are in contact with the National Vaccine Operations Center (NVOC) regarding the matter. Malaluan stressed that the department still recognizes the geographic prioritization of the vaccination program based on the […]

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has called on manufacturers of noche buena products not to raise their prices first. DTI Undersecretary Ruth Castelo said they will try to talk to manufacturers to maintain the said price. Last year, their price did not increase where the price was used in 2019. They made sure […]

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already approved the application for amendment to the emergency use authorization of modern vaccines. The vaccine is intended for use in young people aged 12 to 17 years. According to FDA director general Undersecretary Eric Domingo, two weeks ago Moderna applied for an amendment to their EUA and […]

Three milestones have already been recorded in the Philippines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, the first milestone has reached 34.12 million vaccinated by September 1, 2021. He said this is based on the National COVID-19 Dashboard. Second milestone, according to Roque is that 20,002,404 have already received the […]

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has assured that among their concerns will also be the reopening of businesses that were banned during the ECQ and in the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ). DTI Undersecretary Ireneo Vizmonte reported that among those they are considering opening the operation as well are restaurants for indoor and […]

The leadership of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) admitted that the lack of jail facilities for Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLs) remains a major challenge. At a virtual press conference, BJMP spokesman, Jail C/Insp. Xavier Solda said that although jail congestion has been a problem for a long time, it is gradually […]

The number of students enrolled for the School Year 2021-2022 has reached 12.6 million. According to the Department of Education (DepEd) as of 2:00 a.m., Tuesday morning, August 31, the total enrollment in Kindergarten to Grade 12 in public and private schools nationwide is now 12,697,558. Of the said number, 4,557,327 were recorded in early […]