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'Where is Uncle Sam now?' Roque twits US, a top COVAX funder
by Christian Deiparine - April 7, 2021 - 9:03pm
"Have we gotten a single vial of vaccine from the Americans? The answer is No," Roque claimed, despite the US being a top donor of the COVAX facility.
DepEd: Teachers' deaths from COVID-19 in Isabela not work-related
by Christian Deiparine - April 7, 2021 - 4:13pm
The Department of Education has confirmed that five of its teachers in Isabela died from the COVID-19, but said the cases were not work-related.
Mobile tents eyed for isolation, ICU beds with more hospitals at full capacity
by Christian Deiparine - April 5, 2021 - 9:16pm
Mobile tents as isolation or ICU facilities will be built with more hospitals reaching full capacity for COVID-19 patients, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Monday. 
DOH repeats warning vs Ivermectin as lawmaker plans distribution
by Christian Deiparine - April 5, 2021 - 7:53pm
Authorities in recent weeks have repeatedly warned the public against using Ivermectin as a COVID-19 treatment, as they said it is "highly toxic to humans."
Public school teachers, staff to get P6,000 clothing allowance for new uniforms
by Christian Deiparine - April 4, 2021 - 5:34pm
Teaching and non-teaching personnel in public schools will receive a P6,000 clothing allowance this April, the Department of Education said Sunday. 
738,913 Filipinos vaccinated by March 30 — task force
by Christian Deiparine - April 1, 2021 - 10:00am
Nearly 739,000 Filipinos have received their COVID-19 vaccine on the first month of the country's inoculation efforts, government data showed on Thursday.
Mass vaccinations are seen to start by May. Here's how to get the jab done
by Christian Deiparine - March 31, 2021 - 9:05pm
Vaccinations for the general public could begin by May, if government's timeline of the jabs' delivery are met. But what exactly are the steps in receiving it?
No significant evidence Ivermectin can help vs COVID-19, WHO warns
by Christian Deiparine - March 30, 2021 - 9:36pm
Allowing the use of Ivermectin as a possible treatment for COVID-19 could lead to "false confidence" for those who take it, the World Health Organization's representative to the country said Tuesday.
Gov't urged: Recognize 'learning crisis' in Philippines to address education woes
by Christian Deiparine - March 30, 2021 - 3:44pm
An admission from government that there is already a crisis in learning in the country could pave the way for concrete solutions, an advocacy group has said.
First shipment of purchased vaccines arrives in Philippines
by Christian Deiparine - March 29, 2021 - 5:30pm
One million doses of Sinovac reached Manila on Monday, the government's first ever purchase of any COVID-19 vaccines.
Return to ECQ seen to push back resumption of classroom learning
by Christian Deiparine - March 28, 2021 - 5:33pm
"This lockdown and the record-high number of daily new cases means dimmer prospects for back to face-to-face classes and improved blended learning," Rep. France Castro said.
Pope names Advincula, cardinal from 'peripheries,' as new Manila archbishop
by Christian Deiparine - March 25, 2021 - 8:14pm
Pope Francis has named Jose Cardinal Advincula of Capiz as the 33rd archbishop of Manila, the Vatican announced on Thursday.
Warmer days lately? PAGASA says dry season, not 'summer' is coming soon
by Christian Deiparine - March 23, 2021 - 6:06pm
"The prevailing weather condition in the country signifies the eventual coming of warm and dry season," PAGASA said Tuesday.
'Band-aid solutions' won't control virus spread, health workers say on 'NCR Plus' curbs
by Christian Deiparine - March 23, 2021 - 4:00pm
"This is the reality: containing the virus through scientific approaches will pave the way for economic recovery," HPAAC said.
CBCP exec: Why ban Masses but allow gyms, spas in 'NCR Plus'?
by Christian Deiparine - March 22, 2021 - 8:55pm
A CBCP official aired his dismay on an entire ban on religious gatherings in Metro Manila and four provinces as Holy Week nears.
DOH: 336K vaccinated so far against COVID-19
by Christian Deiparine - March 22, 2021 - 5:35pm
Some 336,656 Filipinos have been vaccinated against the coronavirus by the third week of March, the health department said Monday.
Metro Manila hospitals seen to reach full occupancy by April — OCTA
by Christian Deiparine - March 21, 2021 - 11:25am
Metro Manila hospitals could hit 100% capacity by April if the surge in the region is not controlled, the OCTA Research has warned.
PNP disputes Mon Tulfo claim Sinas got Sinopharm vaccine in 2020
by Christian Deiparine - March 18, 2021 - 7:22pm
PNP chief Gen. Debold Sinas was among those who received the illegal Sinopharm in November 2020, columnist Mon Tulfo claimed on Thursday.
Ex-DOH chief says Philippines' COVID-19 response '10 steps back' from square one
by Christian Deiparine - March 18, 2021 - 5:04pm
A former health secretary said the country is not actually on square one again in its pandemic response, but "ten steps back" from it with the picture at home seemingly worse from last year.
Teachers press for release of Butuan school official who had been red-tagged since 2018
by Christian Deiparine - March 18, 2021 - 3:57pm
A teachers' group hit on Thursday the arrest of one of its members in Caraga region over a charge which they said was fabricated and is a result of the government accusing her of being a communist rebel.
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