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US sends food packs, makeshift shelters to Karding-hit areas

MANILA - The United States has sent food packs and 3,000 shelter-grade tarpaulins to help families in the regions of Central Luzon and Calabarzon affected by the devastation brought by Typhoon Karding.US Ambassador to the Philippines MaryKay Carlson on Tuesday said the US Embassy in Manila w.....»»

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Gun-packing bum gets 6-year jail term

MANILA - The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the jail sentence of a man caught in Cebu City carrying an unregistered firearm in plain sight.The appellate court's 19th Division affirmed the 2017 guilty verdict by the Cebu City Regional Trial Court Branch 12 on Roberto Abanilla, who was sen.....»»

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Beda Epres picked as CHR commissioner

MANILA - President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has appointed lawyer Beda Epres as new commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), Malacanang confirmed on Tuesday.The Office of the Press Secretary (OPS) released a copy of Epres' appointment paper inked by Marcos on Sept. 15......»»

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DOH ramps up vaccination in Ilocos

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan- The Department of Health (DOH) will be launching on Wednesday the week-long "Bakunahang Bayan: PinasLakas Special Vaccination Days" to intensify the immunization program of the government against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).In a statement i.....»»

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Over 66K booster doses given on 1st day of special vax week

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) has administered 66,576 first booster doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the Visayas and Mindanao on the first day of the Special Vaccination Week.The vaccination week started Sept. 26."Mayroon ding inclement weather sa ibang bahagi ng.....»»

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Typhoon death toll reaches 8 in Philippines, over 50,000 displaced

MANILA, 27th September, 2022 (WAM) -- The death toll from Typhoon Noru in the Philippines has reached eight, with more than 50,000 people displaced by floods and landslides, the national disaster agency said Tuesday. The dead were from the provinces of Bulacan, Zambales, Bataan and Quezon, which were the.....»»

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40K E. Visayas poor students get over P99-M

TACLOBAN CITY - The Department of Social Welfare and Development has released PHP99.85 million in educational assistance to 40,429 poor students in Eastern Visayas in the past six weeks.Lawyer Jonalyndie Chua, DSWD 8 (Eastern Visayas) information officer, said on Tuesday there is no instruct.....»»

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9K aspirants flock to 3-day PH tourism job fair: DOLE

MANILA - Some 9,000 jobseekers participated in the three-day initial leg of the "Trabaho, Turismo, Asenso" job fair of the government which was held in three areas in the country last week.In a statement Tuesday, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reported that a total of 407 appl.....»»

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CamSur students undergo psychosocial first aid training

NAGA CITY - At least 11,437 students of the Camarines Sur National High School (CSNHS) here have been undergoing training on psychosocial first aid (PFA) to help them continuously commune naturally with their surroundings.In an interview on Tuesday, Mercy Claro-Estrella, the school's registe.....»»

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DMW fund for distressed OFWs to get P1.2-B in 2023

MANILA - The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) wants to ensure that distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are given sufficient legal aid under the Marcos administration.In a press release, DBM Secretary Amenah Pangandaman said the government has allotted PHP1.2 billion for the.....»»

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Lanao Sur artisans get support to boost economic enterprise

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The Lanao del Sur provincial tourism office has provided networking opportunities for local artisans to boost economic enterprise on homegrown craftsmanship.Speaking at the Meranaw Artisan Summit in Marawi City on Tuesday, Lanao del Sur 1st District Board Member Ringo.....»»

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No maritime incidents, most ports back to normal after Karding

MANILA - No maritime incidents have been recorded since the onslaught of Typhoon Karding, with almost all ports now back to normal operations, an official of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said on Tuesday.In a Laging Handa briefing, PCG spokesperson Commodore Armando Balilo said Transporta.....»»

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PH detects 1,238 add l Omicron, 9 new Delta cases

MANILA - The country has detected 1,238 more cases of four Omicron subvariants and nine new cases of Delta variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Department of Health (DOH) reported Tuesday.The DOH said 1,200 of the total count for the Omicron subvariants are BA.5 cases, 33.....»»

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Davao Region logs 677 new Covid-19 cases

DAVAO CITY - Davao Region has logged 677 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases from Sept. 19-25, according to the regional Department of Health (DOH-11) office on Tuesday.In its weekly case bulletin, DOH-11 said the rate is lower by nine percent than the cases reported on Sept. 12-1.....»»

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BTr rejects anew bids for 91, 364-day T-bills

MANILA - The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) again rejected bids for the 91-day and 364-day Treasury bills (T-bills) on Tuesday but partially awarded the 182-day tenor after investors asked for high yields.The average rate of the six-month paper rose to 3.958 percent from 3.810.....»»

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No drugs found in Baguio City jail inspection

BAGUIO CITY - Authorities did not find illegal drugs during greyhound and search operations among inmates at the Baguio City Jail Male Dormitory (BCJMD) on Tuesday.Charlton John Carame, Investigation Agent V of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Cordillera, said the more than thre.....»»

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Ombudsman asks Senate to repeal ARTA law

MANILA - Ombudsman Samuel Martires appealed on Tuesday to senators to abolish the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) as there are more effective measures that will repel corruption.Republic Act (RA) 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act, created the AR.....»»

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SC junks unwarranted declarations complaint vs. lawyer

MANILA - The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed an administrative complaint filed against a lawyer accused by a former client of "unwarranted declarations" in an inheritance case.The high tribunal's First Division adopted the findings of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines-Commission on Bar.....»»

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GLOBALink | Typhoon Noru kills 8 in Philippines

MANILA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Super typhoon Noru slammed Luzon island in the Philippines with heavy rainfall and winds over the weekend, leaving eight people dead and three others missing, a government agency said on Tuesday.The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council confirmed the deaths of five rescuers swept by a flash flood in Bulacan, a province north of Manila, a few hours afte.....»»

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Philippine peso sinks to new record low

MANILA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine peso slid to a new record low against the U.S. dollar for the fifth straight trading day, closing at 58.99 pesos on Tuesday, according to data from the Bankers Association of the Philippines. The new record breached the 58.50 pesos recorded on Sept. 23. Trading was suspended on Monday due to the powerful typhoon. The peso has depreciated by over 15 percent to th.....»»

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