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Government to submit 2022 budget to Congress today

Economic managers led by the Department of Finance are expected to submit before the House of Representatives today the proposed P5.024-trillion national budget for 2022, which includes a P45-billion allotment for booster shots against COVID-19......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Comelec tightens rules for party-list nominees

The Commission on Elections has adopted stricter rules on the nomination, withdrawal and substitution of party-list nominees in an apparent bid to prevent another controversy similar to that of Duterte Youth......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Isang leaves, but monsoon rains continue in Visayas and Mindanao

Tropical Storm Isang (international name Omais) left the Philippine area of responsibility yesterday afternoon, but the Visayas and Mindanao would continue to experience rains and thunderstorms due to the southwest monsoon, the state weather bureau said......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Dialogue set between PhilHealth, hospitals

The chairperson of the committee on health of the House of Representatives has initiated a dialogue between the state-run Philippine Health Insurance Corp. and private hospitals, following the government’s decision to suspend payment of claims......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

MECQ not for lack of ayuda – IATF

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles denied yesterday that the lack of funds for cash aid or ayuda forced the government to downgrade the quarantine status in Metro Manila and two other areas despite sustained high COVID-19 infections......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

OCTA: ECQ worked, COVID-19 spread slows

OCTA Research has found that the implementation of enhanced community quarantine from Aug. 6 to 20 has slowed down COVID-19 infections in Metro Manila, even as the country logged 16,044 new cases yesterday the third highest on record......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Duterte wants more health frontliners to get risk allowance

President Duterte wants more healthcare workers, who are on the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19, to receive special risk allowance (SRA), Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

299 Filipinos arrive from Ethiopia

A total of 299 distressed Filipinos arrived in the country from Ethiopia on a special flight chartered by their employer, the Department of Foreign Affairs said over the weekend......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

US-led SEACAT exercise ends

The United States-led 20th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training exercise concluded on Friday following 10 days of in-person and at-sea engagements that enhanced collaboration among Indo-Pacific partners and focused on shared maritime security challenges of the region......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Priests to specialize on faithful weighed down by pandemic

Priests in Manila will be taking lessons to specialize in fields that would enable them to offer better emotional support to those adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

NETFLIX: These are the most recommended 2021 series by professional critics

Without a doubt that Netflix It has one of the most comprehensive catalogs in terms of options chosen by the public. Among the productions available.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

La Jornada – China wrested trade hegemony from the United States in almost all countries

In 2000, the countries of America (except Paraguay), almost all of Europe and Oceania, as well as half of Africa and Asia, were the United.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

United States prepares for imminent arrival of worst storm in 30 years

Getty Images The storm intensified and became a hurricane this weekend. dreaded henry dangerously. is close to the northeast coast of America. According to an.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

How Ebe Dancel collaborates with Rico Blanco

While it’s interesting to note that singer-songwriter Ebe Dancel is currently working as A&R (Artist and Repertoire) manager for rising label Widescope Entertainment, it’s even more intriguing to delve into the fact that he’s also managed by a celebrated guy named Rico Blanco. The reality that the two of them are actual friends and working together in professional capacity should nurse a salivating premise......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesAug 22nd, 2021Related News

The inspiring tale of Nonoy Zuñiga

I wanted to start this piece with a quote from Zeno......»»

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Mikee’s shining Olympic achievement

I met Mikee Cojuangco in 1991 when she was only 17 years old. I was working as the ad and promo manager of Gift Gate. Virgie Ramos (VSR) owned Gift Gate back then, and she was looking for a fresh new endorser to launch the famous Swiss watch brand, Swatch......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Pacquiao won& rsquo;t take Ugas lightly

LAS VEGAS—Manny Pacquiao and Yordenis Ugas both made weight then came face-to-face for the cameras at the weigh-in ahead of their Saturday world title welterweight showdown in Las Vegas......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Tokyo Paralympics to open under shadow of pandemic

The Tokyo Paralympics open Tuesday after a year-long pandemic delay and with the virus continuing to cast a long shadow as Japan battles a record surge in cases......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Ugas stuns Pacquiao to retain WBA welterweight crown

Cuba s Yordenis Ugas upset Manny Pacquiao to retain his WBA welterweight crown on Saturday, winning by unanimous decision after a bruising 12-round battle at the T-Mobile Arena......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Ugas keeps WBA title; end of road for Pacquiao?

Las Vegas—Cuba s Yordenis Ugas sent Manny Pacquiao spinning to a dramatic upset defeat on Saturday, outclassing the Filipino boxing icon with a composed unanimous points victory at the T-Mobile Arena......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News