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Easing restrictions in NCR may slow down COVID-19 case decrease

MANILA, Philippines –The Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday that the number of active Covid-19 cases in the National Capital Region (NCR) might drop to 10,000 by the end of October if the granular lockdown alert system is maintained at Alert Level 4. The number of cases in the NCR showed a downward trend [...]

Palace approved COVID-19 jabs to minors ages 12-17

MANILA, Philippines – The Palace has approved the recommendation of the Department of Health (DOH) for the inoculation of Minors ages 12-17 beginning in mid-October. During the Palace briefing, the DOH said that the immunization will be done “by phase” to those minors ages 15-17. This will be followed by minors ages 12-14. “Kinakailangan po [...]

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) announced on Wednesday, October 6 that a pilot run of limited face-to-face classes in 59 selected schools in low-risk areas for COVID-19 will begin on November 15. Education Undersecretary Nepomuceno Malaluan outlined the timetable of the pilot run’s implementation during a Senate committee meeting on basic education. [...]

PRRD: Sara Duterte-Bong Go for 2022

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has announced that his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, will seek the highest government positions alongside Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go in the 2022 national elections. After Senator Bong Go submitted his certificate of candidacy for Vice President on Saturday, October 2, Duterte confirmed the tandem of the two. [...]

‘Lalaban ako, Lalaban tayo’: VP Leni to run for President

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo officially confirmed her candidacy for the presidency in the 2022 national elections on Thursday, October 7, after months of speculation and with only a day remaining to file certificates of candidacy. According to her spokeswoman, Barry Gutierrez, the opposition leader is running as an independent candidate. Senator Francis [...]

Manila, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has announced the room assignments for the October 10, 11 & 12, 2021 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination (CPALE) for testing locations in Manila/National Capital Region (NCR), Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao  and Zamboanga. The licensure exams [...]

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) releases the complete list of passers including the top 10 passers and top-performing schools in the October 2021 Metallurgical Engineers Licensure Exam (MELE) in three (3) working days after the exams. PRC announces that 20 out of 38 passed the Metallurgical Engineer Licensure Examination. The licensure exams for Metallurgical Engineers are [...]

Manila, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has announced the room assignments for the October 6 & 7, 2021 Fisheries Technologist Licensure Examination for testing locations in Manila/National Capital Region (NCR), Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga The licensure exams for Fisheries Technologist will be administered by [...]

Pulse Asia: Sarah Duterte topped in the presidential bets poll

MANILA, Philippines – Davao City Mayor Sara Dutertehas consistently emerged among conceivable 2022 official presidential candidates yet saw a critical drop in voter preference as indicated by another Pulse Asia study. The Pulse Asia survey was conducted from September 6 to 11 showed Sarah Duterte receiving a preference score of 20% of those who expressed [...]

President Duterte to retire from politics

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has announced on Saturday, October 2, 2021, his retirement from politics after his plan to run for vice president in the 2022 presidential election. Duterte made the surprise announcement at the same site where he was supposed to file his candidacy papers. He didn’t say when he planned [...]