CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The city government here plans to reimpose curfew for minors in the wake a series of untoward incidents in this city this month.
DILG chief: LGUs must assign reps in drug raids
TACLOBAN CITY — Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. has urged local government units (LGUs) to assign representatives as mandatory witnesses
DOH: PH has ready response to monkeypox
The Department of Health (DOH) said its has been preparing together with is partners, a program response to the threats posed by the rapidly spreading monkeypox virus since its uptick in cases was reported worldwide last May this year.
Solon urges Telcos to build more cell towers in rural areas
4Ps Party-list Rep. Marcelino “Nonoy” Libanan has urged Telcos (telecommunication companies) to build additional cell towers and signal relay stations in the rural areas which he said sorely lack access
Salceda renews call to pass BBM stimulus package, grant Marcos special powers to combat inflation
House Ways and Means Chair Albay Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda has renewed his call to his colleagues in Congress to pass the “Bayan Bangon Muli” stimulus package which will also give President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. special powers amidst the skyrocketing prices of food and basic commodities.
WHO warns of more Covid-19 deaths, hospitalizations, deaths due to Omicron
GENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) said that in the past six weeks, the global weekly number of reported cases of Covid-19 has almost doubled, and deaths are also increasing but for the moment, not as rapidly as the cases.
DOH to food firms: Eliminate trans fat by June 2023
The Department of Health (DOT) has reminded food companies to reformulate and remove industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFA) from their products by June 18, 2023.
ADB hikes 2022 PH growth forecast
The Asian Development Bank (ADB), in its report released recently, forecasts the Philippine economy to grow faster than initially expected this year, following the relaxation of Covid-19 mobility restrictions in the country, the expansion of the Covid vaccination program, and a rebound in investment and household consumption.
Albay gets P5-M from DA help for agri rehab
LEGAZPI CITY – The Department of Agriculture-Bicol regional office (DA-5) has distributed P5 million worth of various agricultural inputs and supplies through Rice and High-Value Crops Development Program and under the Quick Response Fund (QRF) to Albayano farmers.
Israeli-inspired Cyber security school launched
High quality Cyber security education will now be available to Filipinos with the recent launch of the first globally-accredited cyber school in Manila Wednesday.