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An additional three million doses of COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by Sinovac have arrived in the Philippines. The plane carrying the vaccine landed at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2, Tuesday afternoon. Another batch of the arrived vaccine was purchased by the Philippine government. Based on data from the Department of Health (DOH) and National […]

The Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) is urging Yellow Card holders to give priority to those who need it more when they get it or when the scheduled flight is closer. This was the statement of BOQ Director Roberto Salvador Jr., amidst the hardship of booking a slot for getting a Yellow Card, as it is […]

The Octa Research Team does not see hitting 30,000 new cases of COVID-19 per day, in the coming month of September, amid the threat of the Delta variant of COVID-19. Prof. said. Guido David, Fellow of the Octa Research Team, said that since the number of new COVID-19 cases has reached 19,000 per day, it […]

President Rodrigo Duterte joined in the country’s celebration of Heroes’ Day. The President acknowledged the heroism of the medical frontliners and all essential workers who are now primarily responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the President, health and essential workers who sacrifice their lives in exchange for serving their fellow Filipinos can be considered […]

Lawmakers and economic managers of the Duterte administration are still negotiating for the Bayanihan 3 bill. According to House Committee on Ways and Means chairman Joey Salceda, the leadership of the House and the economic managers have been “mutually sold” to some forms of the Bayanihan 3 proposal. According to Salceda, the Lower House has […]

The Department of Health (DOH) announced this afternoon that 16,044 have been added to the number of COVID 19 cases in the country.   As a result, a total of 1,839,635 cases have been recorded in the country since the pandemic.   At the same time, 13,952 were cured of the disease for a total […]

1.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have arrived in the country. According to a statement by the National Task Force Against COVID-19, one million doses of Sinovac were purchased while 260,800 doses of Sinopharm were donated by China to the Philippines. The vaccines arrived this morning, August 21 at Ninoy Aquino International Airport. It will […]

The Philippines is ready to receive refugees from Afghanistan. This was the Palace’s statement after Taliban forces besieged Afghanistan. According to Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, any asylum seekers are welcome in the country. Roque cited the example that in the past the country received refugees or asylum seekers from Russia, or that during the second […]

The number of students enrolled for the School Year 2021-2022 reached 4.7 million. Based on data released by the Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday, August 17, there are 4,777,942 total enrollments in Kindergarten to Grade 12 in public and private schools nationwide. Such data is a combination of early registrations and LIS – quick […]

The backlog of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) for the issuance of new and renewed passports in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic will reach 3 million applications, according to Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Brigido “Dodo” Dulay. According to Dulay, the biggest challenge for them is the COVID-19 pandemic itself because they need to reduce […]