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DOH-CENTRAL LUZON LAUNCHES ‘HEART MONTH’ CELEBRATION

February 19, 2019 - 4:14 PM

HEART MONTH. Dr. Cindy Canlas, medical coordinator of the Department of Health-Central Luzon Non-Communicable Diseases Cluster, conducts a lecture on healthy lifestyle during the celebration of “Heart Month” in the City of San Fernando, Pampanga on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Photo courtesy of the DOH Regional Office 3) CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — The […]

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DEPED-BICOL TO PREVENT MEASLES BREAKOUT IN PALARO

February 19, 2019 - 4:19 PM

Department of Education-Bicol Regional Director Gilbert Sadsad. (Photo by Connie Calipay) LEGAZPI CITY — The Department of Education (DepEd) in Bicol has formulated safety nets to prevent any measles incident at the week-long Palarong Bicol (Bicol Meet) slated next week in the island-province of Masbate. In a press conference on Monday, DepEd Regional Director Gilbert […]

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PAMPANGA TOWN LAUNCHES AUTOMATED BUSINESS PERMIT SYSTEM

February 19, 2019 - 4:08 PM

IMPROVED BIZ PERMIT PROCESSING. Department of the Interior and Local Government Provincial Director Myrvi A. Fabia talks with some local officials during the launching of the e-Business Permit and Licensing Sytem (e-BPLS) in Macabebe, Pampanga on Monday, February 18, 2019. (Photo courtesy of DILG Pampanga) MACABEBE, Pampanga — An improved and more efficient processing of […]

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MERALCO ORDERED TO USE UNCLAIMED TAX REFUND TO REDUCE RATES

February 19, 2019 - 3:58 PM

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), in an Order released on 4 February 2019, directed the Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) to submit a proposed scheme that incorporates the unclaimed tax refund for purposes of reducing the distribution rates of its customers, among others. ERC also authorized MERALCO to continue with the implementation of the Supreme Court’s […]

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KIDS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS, PWDS GET AID FROM BICOLANOS IN US

February 19, 2019 - 2:13 PM

GIFT GIVING. Members of the Bicol National Association of America (BNAA) distribute assorted gifts to children with special needs and persons with disabilities at the Harong Kan Sagrada Familia in Legazpi City on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. (Photo by Emmanuel Solis) LEGAZPI CITY — At least 88 children who are malnourished and with special needs, […]

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‘BARABARA’ THE NEW TOURISM FONT LAUNCHED BY DOT

February 18, 2019 - 6:32 PM

Tourism Secretary Bernadette-Romulo-Puyat led the launching of Barabara, the font which the Department of Tourism (DOT) created. The font is based from the local street signs such as street’s jeepneys and sandy beaches. Barabara is compose of 27 characters with complete local symbols so it will be easier to read.   Video courtesy of Department […]

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GENSAN ADOPTS NEW SYSTEMS TO ENHANCE HOSPITAL SERVICES

February 18, 2019 - 6:05 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The city government has adopted new management systems to enhance the operations of the city hospital and address the perennial delay in the procurement and delivery of supplies and medicines for the facility. Glenvil Gonzales, administrator of the local government-run Dr. Jorge P. Royeca Hospital, said Monday that the new systems involve  […]

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MORE MOMS NOW BRING KIDS FOR VACCINATION: DOH OFFICIAL

February 18, 2019 - 6:02 PM

MANILA — An official of the Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday said there had been an improvement in the vaccine hesitancy among parents during the agency’s continuous immunization drive against measles. “Nakakalungkot talaga na nagkaroon ng ganitong outbreak dahil maraming nagkakasakit at namamatay pero at least naging aware talaga ang mga nanay na dalhin ang […]

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DAVAO CITY NOW FILARIASIS-FREE

February 18, 2019 - 6:00 PM

The Department of Health has declared Davao City as filariasis-free following its conduct of a Filaria Transmission Assessment Survey, which showed that there had been no single case recorded in the city for the entire year of 2018. Dr. Annabelle Yumang, the DOH 11 director, credited this to the city government’s vigorous campaign against various […]

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NAIA TERMINAL 2 REHABILITATION IN FULL SWING

February 18, 2019 - 5:54 PM

PASAY CITY – The renovation of NAIA Terminal 2 is in full swing, according to Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Ed Monreal.  “We started last September 2018 and despite the challenges, we shall proceed as planned. I say challenge because we are business as usual despite ongoing works. We hope to deliver on […]

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PNR CLARK PHASE 1 BREAKS GROUND; TUTUBAN TO MALOLOS LEG NOW IN...

February 18, 2019 - 5:49 PM

MALOLOS CITY, BULACAN – The North-South Commuter Railway Project is going full steam ahead, with its Tutuban to Malolos leg, known as PNR Clark Phase 1, commencing full-blast construction today, 15 February 2019.   PNR Clark Phase 1, a 37.6-kilometer mass railway transportation, is one of the flagship projects of the Duterte administration implemented by […]

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COMELEC ADMITS HANDS TIED ON PRE-CAMPAIGN ADS

February 18, 2019 - 5:46 PM

MANILA — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday said that they can do nothing about the election candidates and their premature campaign expenses going way above the normal. “Unfortunately, we cannot do anything about it,” Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said. Jimenez said that the poll body only looks after the spending of candidates during the […]

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LEYTE TOWN MOBILIZES 4-K COASTAL CLEAN-UP VOLUNTEERS

February 18, 2019 - 5:37 PM

CARIGARA, Leyte — Taking inspiration from the recent clean-up drive in Manila Bay, 4,000 volunteers heeded the call for a mass coastal clean-up in Carigara, Leyte on Sunday afternoon.   Dubbed as “Limpyo Baybayon Ni Gara”, volunteers from the Department of Public Works and Highways, Philippine National Police, alumni associations, students, youth and fraternity organizations, residents, […]

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BUKIDNON VILLAGERS DENOUNCE NPA

February 18, 2019 - 5:36 PM

A tarpaulin hangs at a shed in Sitio Green Valley, Barangay Dalwangan in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon denouncing the atrocities of the New People’s Army in the area.    MALAYBALAY CITY – Residents of Sitio Green Valley, Barangay Dalwangan here have declared members of the New People’s Army (NPA) as undesirables.   In a meeting on Saturday afternoon, […]

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SOCOT HOG RAISERS WELCOME BAN ON PORK IMPORTS

February 18, 2019 - 5:35 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Hog raisers here and in nearby South Cotabato are backing up the move to ban pork meat and other pork products from countries suspected to be infected with the dreaded African Swine Fever (ASF). An officer of the South Cotabato Swine Producers Association (SOCOSPA) said the spread of the swine disease into […]

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INTRA-CITY BUSES LTFRB OKAYS SPECIAL PERMITS FOR 20 UNITS FOR DAVAO CITY

February 18, 2019 - 5:32 PM

Commuters of Toril District and Catalunan Grande can soon say goodbye to long waiting hours and delay as the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Friday, February 15, issued a Memorandum Circular No. 2019-009, opening applications for the grant of special permits for the Peak Hours Augmentation Bus Service (PHABS) in Davao City. […]

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