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Cebu firms warned on jabs

The Cebu provincial board on Monday warned private businesses and organizations against imposing the “no vaccine, no hire/work” policy. “It has been reported that some companies made as condition for continued employment as a requisite in hiring employees the completion of their vaccinations at a cost,” said board member Glenn Anthony Socco. “Aside from violating […] The post Cebu firms warned on jabs appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneJun 10th, 2021

521 CV cops complete COVID-19 jabs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 521 policemen in Central Visayas already completed their COVID-19 vaccination as of this Sunday, June 13. But this only represents about five percent of the 12, 250 cops who are assigned in the different police units under the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7).  Of the total […] The post 521 CV cops complete COVID-19 jabs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Mandaue City jabs police personnel

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has started vaccinating the personnel of the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) with COVID-19 vaccines on Friday, June 11, 2021. The MCPO’s vaccination is estimated to last until Tuesday, June 15, 2021. MCPO has 500 personnel. Police Master Sergeant Jason Estrera of MCPO said he was happy that he […] The post Mandaue City jabs police personnel appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Hong Kong could soon bin millions of unused vaccine doses

Hong Kong may soon have to throw away millions of coronavirus vaccine doses because they are approaching their expiry date and not enough people have signed up for the jabs, an official warned Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 25th, 2021

Palace: No one has the right to sell vaccination slots

MANILA, Philippines — Nobody has the right to sell COVID-19 vaccination slots, Malacañang said Monday as it warned jail time for individuals caught doing such illegal acts. “‘Yun namang nagbebenta ng slot e yan po ay ipinagbabawal rin natin. Pupuwede rin po tayong maprosecute para po doon sa paglilinlang na krimen,” presidential spokesperson Harry Roque […] The post Palace: No one has the right to sell vaccination slots appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2021

‘Don’t use vaccines to boost 2022 candidacy’

As the country expects more COVID-19 vaccines in the coming months, senators warned yesterday against using the jabs to promote the candidacies of those seeking posts in the 2022 elections......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2021

Moderna jabs seen to reach private firms by June

Moderna jabs seen to reach private firms by June.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsMay 12th, 2021

IFC, equity firms invest P12 billion in Cebu Pacific

Budget carrier Cebu Pacific has secured $250 million through the issuance of convertible bonds to the private sector arm of the World Bank Group and an American private equity firm......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

Duterte ‘sorry,’ returns Sinopharm jabs to China

MANILA, Philippines — In a rare response to public criticism, President Rodrigo Duterte admitted it was wrong to get himself inoculated with the Sinopharm vaccine and ordered the return of the remainder of the 1,000 doses donated by China. The President, however, will still get his second shot of the vaccine as one dose will […] The post Duterte ‘sorry,’ returns Sinopharm jabs to China appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Scientists say India government ignored warnings amid coronavirus surge

NEW DELHI — A forum of scientific advisers set up by the government warned Indian officials in early March of a new and more contagious variant of the coronavirus taking hold in the country, five scientists who are part of the forum told Reuters. Despite the warning, four of the scientists said the federal government […] The post Scientists say India government ignored warnings amid coronavirus surge appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2021

Teachers, school personnel who are seniors, with comorbidities may already get vaccine jabs — DepEd

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday urged teachers and other school personnel who belong to higher priority groups to already get vaccinated in their respective local government units (LGUs). “We would like to encourage all of our personnel to coordinate with their local government units so they can be vaccinated against […] The post Teachers, school personnel who are seniors, with comorbidities may already get vaccine jabs — DepEd appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

SEC warns public vs 4 firms soliciting online investments

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is asking the public not to invest their hard-earned cash on at least four firms that are soliciting online investments. In a statement released on Monday, April 19, Lawyer Alma Marie Delana, officer-in-charge of the SEC-Cebu Extension Office, said that Wonkacash Or Wonka Cash App […] The post SEC warns public vs 4 firms soliciting online investments appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2021

Facebook users warn: Link to supposed sex video may prompt malware download

MANILA, Philippines — Several Facebook users reported being tagged in comments to a post and, then, once they click on the notification, being redirected to a community page urging them to click a link to what appears to be a sex video. They warned against clicking on the link as it could prompt malware to […] The post Facebook users warn: Link to supposed sex video may prompt malware download appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2021

Expect more deaths due to scant COVID-19 vaccine supply — Duterte

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte warned the public Thursday night to expect more coronavirus-related deaths due to the continuing unavailability of COVID-19 vaccine supply. In his second ‘Talk to the People’ address this week following his video call with Russia Pres. Vladimir Putin, Duterte bared he did not know when the Philippines would get enough COVID-19 […] The post Expect more deaths due to scant COVID-19 vaccine supply — Duterte appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2021

More Mandaue City frontliners get Sinovac jabs

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Another 230 medical frontliners in Mandaue City have been vaccinated against the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex on Thursday, April 8, 2021. This after the city received 600 doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines from the Department of Health on Wednesday, April 7. Mandaue City […] The post More Mandaue City frontliners get Sinovac jabs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

WHO experts say Chinese jabs show ‘safety’, but data lacking

WHO vaccine experts said Wednesday that an interim analysis of clinical trial data from two Chinese Covid-19 vaccines showed they demonstrated “safety and good efficacy”, but that more data was needed. The Chinese firms Sinovac and Sinopharm, whose Covid jabs are already being used in several countries, have submitted data in applications for the World […] The post WHO experts say Chinese jabs show ‘safety’, but data lacking appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 31st, 2021

NCR Plus , Cebu, Davao to get most of 400,000 Sinovac COVID-19 jabs

Medical frontliners in Metro Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, Bulacan, Cebu City and Davao City will benefit from the additional 400,000 doses of CoronaVac, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese drugmaker Sinovac Biotech......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

Mandaue firms eye vaccine shots for 50K workers

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — About 50,000 employees in Mandaue City will soon be vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Steven Yu, Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) president, said they were expecting at least 100,000 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in the city in the third or fourth quarter of the […] The post Mandaue firms eye vaccine shots for 50K workers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Palace to mayors: Don’t skip vaccine line or we lose 44M doses of COVID-19 jabs

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Thursday cautioned local chief executives not to skip the line in the government’s COVID-19 vaccination program because such a breach of the priority ranking might result in the Philippines losing 44 million doses of the precious jabs. “It is wrong [to jump the line.] Mga mayor, tama na ‘yan. Kapag […] The post Palace to mayors: Don’t skip vaccine line or we lose 44M doses of COVID-19 jabs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Senators hit proposed private sector vaccine procurement ban

The plan of the Department of Health to bar infant milk manufacturers, sugary beverage makers and other private firms from procuring COVID-19 vaccines for their workers is illegal, unauthorized and exposes officials to criminal charges, lawmakers warned yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021

40 PNP medical frontliners receive Sinovac jabs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 40 Philippine National Police (PNP) medical frontliners in Central Visayas received Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine around 3 p.m., today, March 16 at the Regional Health Service (RHS-7) office in Camp Sotero Cabahug, Gorordo Avenue in Cebu City. RHS chief Police Lieutenant Colonel Marilou Aboloc is the first policewoman to be […] The post 40 PNP medical frontliners receive Sinovac jabs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 16th, 2021