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OCTA Research recommends week-long ECQ extension

While noting some improvement from late March, a member of the OCTA Research Team warned that if infections continue to rise by around 10,000 per day, the Philippines will also record some 200 new deaths daily. .....»»

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4 in 4,400 Cebu City vaccinees suffer ‘serious’ allergic reactions

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) confirmed that four individuals out of the 4,435 vaccinated since March 24, 2021, experienced “serious side effects” of the vaccines. Although tagged as serious, the four individuals merely suffered a prolonged rise in blood pressure, or increased heart rate, or rashes, health officials clarified. Out […] The post 4 in 4,400 Cebu City vaccinees suffer ‘serious’ allergic reactions appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2021Related News

Let the children go outdoors

For over a year now, minors—especially young children—have borne the brunt of the Philippines’ draconian quarantine policies. Indeed, since the original “expanded community quarantine” declaration in March 2020, children have been forbidden to go out of their homes. Perhaps, for a period of days or a few weeks, this kind of exceptional measure is understandable, […] The post Let the children go outdoors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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The pandemic beggars our children

This is the point where, as if lost in a forest, you get the feeling that after walking the whole day, you see familiar events and signs. Isn’t this like the first lockdown starting March 16 a year ago? Isn’t this the same rush to stock up on essential items? Aren’t these the same checkpoints […] The post The pandemic beggars our children appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Japan sales: Monster Hunter Rise and Switch top sellers for another week

Famitsu He has already posted eEstimated sales of physical video games and consoles in Japan during the week from March 29 to April 4, A.....»»

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Concern over teen pregnancies

While Republic Act 10354 or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 mandates age and development-appropriate reproductive health education, a March study by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies reveals the lack of adequate materials and accessible teacher training for its effective implementation......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsApr 8th, 2021Related News

Miss PH Samantha Bernardo lumafang ng bulate sa Thailand; mga kapwa beauty queen na-shock

HINDI pa rin makabalik ng Pilipinas ang Filipina beauty queen na si Samantha Bernardo dahil sa ipinatutupad na travel restrictions sa Thailand. Nasa Bangkok pa rin ang dalaga hanggang ngayon kasama ang iba pang kandidata ng Miss Grand International pageant na ginanap nga sa Thailand noong March 27. Si Samantha ang itinanghal na first runner […] The post Miss PH Samantha Bernardo lumafang ng bulate sa Thailand; mga kapwa beauty queen na-shock appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsApr 8th, 2021Related News

Nasaan ang gobyerno sa pagsipa ng COVID-19?

Pinalawig ang ECQ Season 2 sa buong Metro Manila pati na sa Rizal, Cavite, Laguna at Bulacan provinces hanggang sa April 11. Ito ang tugon ng ating gobyerno upang mapigilan ang patuloy at mabilis na pagdami ng may sakit na COVID-19. Matatandaan na nilagay ulit sa ECQ ang mga nasabing lugar noong March 29 ng […] The post Nasaan ang gobyerno sa pagsipa ng COVID-19? appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsApr 8th, 2021Related News

Erap still in stable condition, says son

Former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada, who has been hospitalized for COVID-19 since March 28, remains in stable condition, his son said......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 7th, 2021Related News

Fish unloading volumes continue to increase

Fish supply for consumers in the National Capital Region and several areas in Central and South Luzon continued to grow in March, largely due to the lifting of the closed fishing season in several major fishing grounds in the country......»»

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Food prices, except meat, slow inflation in March

Consumer prices slowed down slightly, but pork products remained expensive......»»

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CCTO records over 21,000 traffic violations in March

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) is asking motorists with traffic violations that remained unsettled to visit their office and pay the corresponding fines to especially facilitate the release of their vehicles. In an advisory, the CCTO said they issued 21,340 traffic citation tickets (TCTs) in March, which is almost double […] The post CCTO records over 21,000 traffic violations in March appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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SEC extends deadline for GIS submission

MANDUE CITY, Cebu -The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced the extension of the deadline for the submission of the General Information Sheet (GIS) to allow corporations enough time to cope with the implementation of quarantine restrictions and the need to transition to an online submission system. In a March 31, 2021 advisory, the […] The post SEC extends deadline for GIS submission appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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EDITORIAL - Ivermectin: Boon or bane?

At the end of March, the World Health Organization released its statement on the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 6th, 2021Related News

Factory output improves at modest pace in March

With more Filipinos now putting their money in banks, Sen. Sonny Angara wants to hike the deposit insurance coverage provided by the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. from the present P500,000 to P1 million per depositor......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceApr 6th, 2021Related News

Customs exceeds March collection target

The Bureau of Customs announced that it has exceeded its March collection target on improved valuation of goods and better collection performance in ports......»»

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InLife president set to retire in June, new prexy named

The Insular Life Board of Trustees in its March meeting accepted the retirement of the company’s president and CEO Mona Lisa dela Cruz, effective June 7......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 5th, 2021Related News

What CREATE uncertainties?

On March 26, the President signed the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises Act or Republic Act 11534 into law......»»

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NCR+ mayors urged to post list of aid beneficiaries

BY CHITO A. CHAVEZ Poor residents of National Capital Region (NCR) and four neighboring provinces stand to receive a minimum of P1,000 financial aid or its equivalent in-kind assistance from the national government following the imposition of the week-long enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) that started on March 23. The “one-time’ assistance can go as high […].....»»

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Factories boost output in March but inflation a key concern

Local manufacturing generally sustained growth, but higher input costs that feed into consumer prices is a threat......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceApr 5th, 2021Related News