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The Nation

Bong Go warns against shortage of HCWs, backs PRRD’s call to deploy AFP and PNP medical corps to reinforce hospitals

Senator and Chair of the Senate Committee on Health Christopher “Bong” Go strongly reminded the government to ensure all local health systems remain strong and resilient as he reiterated the importance of having an adequate health workforce that can respond to the surge in capacity am ...

GDM | 20 hours ago

The Nation

Liberal Party stalwart backs Sara's presidential bid

A Liberal Party stalwart threw his support behind the possible presidential candidacy of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte. Cavite First District Rep. Francis Gerald "Boy Blue" Aguinaldo Abaya, brother of former Department o ...

Cavite First District Rep. Francis Gerald "Boy Blue" Aguinaldo Abaya

GDM | 23 hours ago

The Nation

Duterte’s latest satisfaction score ‘still very good’: Palace

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte still has a “very good” satisfaction score, even after it dropped this year, Malacañang said on Friday. This, after the three results of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) surveys amid t ...

President Rodrigo Duterte (Presidential photo)

PNA | 1 day ago

Pep

All systems go for Miss U Philippines in Bohol

MANILA – The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has green-lighted the coronation events of Miss Universe Philippines (MUP) 2021 in Bohol that will culminate with the crowning of winners on Sept. 30. ...

Photo courtesy of MUP Facebook

PNA | 1 day ago

The Nation

JV Ejercito announces bid for Senate in 2022

Former Senator JV Ejercito on Friday announced that he will join the Senate race in the 2022 national elections. In a virtual press conference, Ejercito said he will push for the strengthening of the country’s healthcare sys ...

GDM | 1 day ago

The Nation

Meralco to resume disconnection policy in NCR

Meralco said Thursday it will resume its disconnection activities in Metro Manila, which already transitioned to a less strict lockdown. Starting next week, Meralco said it will begin sending disconnection notices to its customers ...

PNA FILE PHOTO

GDM | 1 day ago

The Nation

Neri Colmenares to run for Senate in 2022 polls

Former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares, a known human rights lawyer, said on Thursday that he will seek a seat at the Senate in the 2022 national elections. “The officers, leaders of Makabayan have decided that I will run,&r ...

GDM | 2 days ago

The Nation

PHL to rake in P144-B revenues over next five years from POGO taxes

The Philippines is expected to reap P144 billion revenues over the next five years from the newly signed law imposing taxes on Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations (POGOs), a lawmaker said. House Ways and Means Chair Joey Salceda ...

GDM | 2 days ago

The Nation

COVID-19 vaccination of minors eyed by mid-October

The government is eyeing to begin the COVID-19 vaccination of minors aged 12 to 17 by the middle of October, an official said on Wednesday.  In a recorded address aired late Wednesday, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said the ...

PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

GDM | 2 days ago

The Nation

Bong Go lauds Senate passage of measure providing ‘survivorship benefits’ to family of deceased prosecutors

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go lauded the passage on third and final reading of Senate Bill No. 2373, or An Act Granting Survivorship Benefits to the Surviving Legitimate Spouse and Dependent Children of a Deceased Retired Member of the National Prosecution Service. The bill grants ben ...

GDM | 2 days ago