HANOI – Halfway through the 31st Southeast Asian Games here, National Team chef de mission Ramon Fernandez is optimistic the Philippines will likely finish third overall in the sporting competition.
Day: May 18, 2022
DOH employs ‘active surveillance’ to detect other Covid-19 subvariants
he Department of Health (DOH) now employs “active surveillance” system to detect other Omicron subvariants and their further transmission in the country.
2 major global banks hike GDP forecast for PH
Two major global banks — HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank- have hiked their 2022 growth forecast for the Philippine economy following the higher-than-expected expansion in the first quarter, which is also the reason for the projected hikes in the central bank rates.
BBM on vacation and rest with family in Australia
Presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has taken a brief “much-needed rest and vacation” with his family in Australia.
Comelec proclaims 12 winning senators
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will proclaim today, Wednesday, May 18, the 12 winning Senatorial candidates after having completed the canvass of 172 out of the 173 local and overseas Certificates of Canvass (COCs).
Salceda receives PH first ever DOST HEROES Award
LEGAZPI CITY – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on Tuesday conferred on Albay 2nd District Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda, the first ever HEROES Award in the country, in recognition for his “invaluable and untiring efforts in passing important science, technology, and innovation (STI) legislations.”