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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

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

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

PH Paralympic athlete positive for COVID-19

One of six Filipino athletes set to compete in the 2021 Tokyo Paralympic Games has tested positive for COVID-19, along with an unspecified  number of officials and coaches......»»

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

Volleyball booms in pro league launching

Despite minor concerns along the way, the pro volley launch proved successful in terms of managing its staging in the midst of the Covid-19 dilemma with Chery Tiggo earning the distinction as the first champion of the Premier Volleyball League under professional setup......»»

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

Cebu Covid-related deaths mostly unvaxed

In terms of doses administered, Cebu City leads with 377,652 doses, Mandaue with 225,583 doses and Lapu-Lapu with 182,437 doses......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

More Manila seniors get ‘ayuda’

Manila will continue its distribution of cash aid to its senior citizens, with Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso signing the release of P83.7 million for distribution to 5th District beneficiaries. The city is providing aid amounting to P3,000 for each recipient district by district. It just completed distribution to District 1 to 4 beneficiaries last […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Elusive no more

Manila police operatives nabbed Arnold Luna, 50, over the weekend in Tondo, Manila to make him account for a drug case pending before the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 55 under Judge Josefina Siscar. Luna has been evading arrest since a warrant was issued against him on 4 December 2017. An informant fingered his location […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Market on watch for COVID-19 progress

Trading at the stock market this week will remain dependent on the country’s COVID-19 situation, as investors weigh the economic consequences of the strict lockdown in Metro Manila and other provinces......»»

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

A whiff? More like a stench!

If Duterte still can’t smell the stench of corruption all around him, he needs to get a COVID test. Losing the sense of smell is one important symptom of infection......»»

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

Philippine Paralympic team hit by COVID-19

The Philippine team to the Tokyo Paralympics has suffered a blow even before the start of the Games, with a number of delegation members, including a para-athlete, testing positive for COVID-19......»»

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

Legacies and lessons for the next government

It’s been 38 years since that fateful day on August 21, 1983, when Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. was assassinated by his military captors at the tarmac of what was then the Manila International Airport. This tragic moment in history awakened the nation in what was globally branded as the peaceful “People Power” revolution that toppled the Marcos dictatorship. .....»»

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

Members of Philippine Paralympic delegation positive for COVID-19

In a statement released Sunday, the PPC said that "some officials, coaches, and a para-athlete" from the Philippine delegation caught the malady and are now in isolation......»»

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

OCTA: ECQ in Metro Manila effective

OCTA: ECQ in Metro Manila effective.....»»

Source: Cnnphilippines CnnphilippinesCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

PH Paralympics bet tests positive for COVID

PH Paralympics bet tests positive for COVID.....»»

Source: Cnnphilippines CnnphilippinesCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

New Zealand queries virus approach as Delta outbreak grows

New Zealand conceded its ambitious "COVID zero" elimination strategy may no longer be viable on Sunday as an outbreak of the virulent Delta variant spread further......»»

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

NCRPO chief Danao orders crackdown vs. illegal gambling

Twenty-one persons were arrested as the National Capital Region Police Office intensified its crackdown operation against all forms of illegal gambling in Metro Manila......»»

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

Pacquiao sorry to fans after loss to Ugas

MANILA, Philippines—Manny Pacquiao was apologetic after his unanimous decision loss to Yordenis Ugas in their WBA (Super) welterweight match Sunday (Manila time) at T-Mobile Arena. A heavy favorite in the fight, Pacquiao apologized to his supporters following his loss in his first fight in 25 months. “I didn’t make the adjustments early enough,” said Pacquiao […] The post Pacquiao sorry to fans after loss to Ugas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News