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More COVID-19 Vaccine to Roll Out in Central Visayas

The second batch of the Sinovac vaccine has arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) on Friday morning, March 5, 2021. According to the Department of Health Region VII (DOH 7), there are 17,480 more doses of Sinovac COVID-19 that are ready to be distributed in Central Visayas — Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor, and Negros […].....»»

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Cebu’s First Phase of Vaccination Successful

The COVID-19 vaccination in Cebu started yesterday, March 4, at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC). Presidential spokesperson Atty. Harry Roque was present during the vaccination along with other officials from different government agencies. Department of Health (DOH)-7 Spokesperson Dr. Mary Jane Loreche was among the health workers and frontliners who have been vaccinated […].....»»

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Monde Nissin Targets $1.3 Billion for Philippine’s Largest IPO

Monde Nissin filed for an initial public offering (IPO) at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), aiming to raise USD1.3 billion or PHP63 billion in what seems to be the country’s largest IPO to date. The SEC registration of Monde Nissin states that common shares are to be offered for a price of up to […].....»»

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No More Travel Restrictions in Lapu-Lapu City

Lapu-Lapu City has now removed all travel restrictions when entering the city to help the city’s economy recover. This comes after the Department of Interior and Local Government has decided to no longer require domestic travelers a PNP Travel Authority and medical certificate from their LGU. Mayor Junard Chan made the announcement Friday night while […].....»»

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Visayas IATF Chief to Lead Vaccination for Public Trust, Cebu Ready for Vaccination

Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID)-Visayas Chief Implementer retired General Melquiades Feliciano will take the lead for the COVID-19 vaccination by having himself vaccinated first. Feliciano said that by having himself vaccinated first, people may have better trust for the efficacy of the vaccine. Department of Health Central Visayas […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 5th, 2021Related News

Cebu Vaccination Starts Today

The vaccination program against COVID-19 in Cebu will start today, according to IATF-Visayas Chief Implementor Melquiades Feliciano. The Sinovac vaccine from China arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) on Tuesday, March 2. 14,000 doses of vaccine is intended for health workers and frontliners. In Cebu City, the local government is planning to purchase […].....»»

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Survey: Two-Thirds of Companies in PH to Provide COVID-19 Vaccine For Workers

65 percent or around two-thirds of Philippine employers and companies are to provide coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines for their workers, according to a joint survey of Willis Towers Watsons and the Philippine Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP). 250 Human Resources (HR) practitioners participated in the survey, with 65 percent saying that their companies […].....»»

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Keep Yourself Disinfected in the Fight Against COVID-19

Keeping yourself free from bacteria and viruses, especially from coronavirus is essential during this time of a pandemic. It has been more than a year since the pandemic hit the world. A lot of things have changed since then. Today, we are in the new normal where the things we can do in the past […].....»»

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CIMB Customers Increased by 1200% Over the Last 3 Months

Customers of CIMB Bank Philippines who are eligible for FREE Life Insurance increased by 1200% over the last 3 months. This is in line with the digital bank’s commitment to champion financial inclusion in the Philippines. In December, CIMB was able to increase its insurance penetration among its customers through its attainable mechanics. UpSave and […].....»»

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These Inspiring Women 'ChooseToChallenge Financial Inequity with the Help of WorldRemit

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected economies across the world, underscoring the need to prioritize financial inclusion for all. In keeping with the theme for International Women’s Day 2021, leading digital cross-border payments company WorldRemit is sharing the stories of three remarkable women from different walks of life. Here’s how they are campaigning for financial inclusion, […].....»»

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Communities are Better Prepared to Combat OSEC, Child Labor Trafficking

The cities of Cebu, Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu, Taguig and the municipality of Cordova are now better equipped to fight Online Sexual Exploitation of Children (OSEC) and Child Labor Trafficking (CLT) as a result of World Vision’s work in these cities under the Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership. The CPC Partnership is a multi-year plan developed between […].....»»

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The Malwalorian: Hidden Threats Behind Top TV Series and Films

The first international big TV event of the 2021 awards season starts today (PH time) with the 78th annual Golden Globes. However, TV shows and films are not only sources of entertainment but also an attractive lure for cybercriminals to spread threats, phishing pages and spam letters. As a result, on the eve of such […].....»»

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PH Could be Next Vaccine Manufacturing Site

The Philippines is expected to be a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine manufacturing site in the future as Filipino pharmaceutical firm Glovax Biotech teams up with Korean vaccine manufacturers. The partnership was made to produce the COVID-19 vaccine EuCorVac-19 on Filipino soil. Glovax is currently negotiating with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for […].....»»

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DITO Telecom to Start VisMin Operations on March 8

DITO Telecommunity will start its Visayas and Mindanao network operations on March 8, 2021. DITO is the 3rd telecom company in the country aside from Smart and Globe. According to DITO’s official statement, their commercial launch will be available in Metro Cebu and Metro Davao as of the moment. For Metro Cebu, these cities and […].....»»

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GCQ Areas to Reopen Cinemas on March 5

Cinemas and movie houses in areas under the General Community Quarantine (GCQ) protocol will be allowed to reopen beginning on March 5. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through their Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 21-08 has allowed these public entertainment medium to reopen and operate, but only at 25-percent capacity. Moreover, no food and […].....»»

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WATCH: Do You Know Whom You Serve? DOTA: Dragon’s Blood Premieres March 25 on Netflix!

The upcoming fantasy series DOTA: Dragon’s Blood tells the story of Davion, a renowned Dragon Knight devoted to wiping the scourge from the face of the world. Following encounters with a powerful, ancient eldwurm as well as the noble Princess Mirana on a secret mission of her own, Davion becomes embroiled in events much larger […].....»»

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World Vision Assisted 64,000 People Affected by Typhoons Rolly and Ulysses

Three months since typhoons Rolly (international name Goni) and Ulysses (international name Vamco) ravaged Luzon, World Vision in the Philippines continues its emergency response in partnership with the local government and like-minded agencies to help families bounce back from the succeeding calamities. To date, World Vision has reached over 64,000 people, including 23,000 children. “Our […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 23rd, 2021Related News

LTO-7’s Malasakit Center Starts Its Operations

The Malasakit Center inside the Land Transportation Office Central Visayas (LTO)-7 is now operational to cater the special sector during their transaction with the LTO. The official operations started on February 19 2021. LTO-7’s Malasakit Center is located in N.Bacalso avenue in Cebu City and is intended to cater persons with disabilities (PWDs), senior citizens, […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 23rd, 2021Related News

Cebu City to Commemorate 84th Charter Day Virtually

Cebu City will commemorate her 84th Charter Day on February 24, 2021 with the theme “Interwoven by faith; strengthen by unity; celebrating the Cebuano resiliency”, will hold various activities virtually amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Activities for the charter day include performances by renowned Cebuano artists, and the recognition of individuals who have […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 23rd, 2021Related News

Gov’t Eyes Insurance Subsidies For Hog Raisers Amid ASF

As the African swine fever virus (ASF) continues to affect the supply of pork products in the country, the national government is planning to give commercial hog raisers a 50% insurance subsidy. In a virtual cabinet meeting on Monday, the issue on ASF has been brought up and the said insurance subsidy was considered. According […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 23rd, 2021Related News