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  • Duterte defends Duque
    by Alexis Romero on 26. mai 2020 at 16:00

    President Duterte has advised beleaguered Health Secretary Francisco Duque III “not to be too touchy about issues” as calls for the latter’s resignation for alleged incompetence and corruption continue.

  • Only 1% of Bayanihan grant to LGUs liquidated
    by Alexis Romero on 26. mai 2020 at 16:00

    Only about one percent of financial aid given to local government units to boost their capabilities to respond to the coronavirus pandemic has been liquidated as of May 21, President Duterte said.

  • PhilHealth has paid P37 billion insurance claims this year
    by Christina Mendez on 26. mai 2020 at 16:00

    After rejecting calls to replace Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, President Duterte on Monday night reported to Congress that the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. has paid around P37.683 billion in insurance claims for the first five months of the year.

  • DOH stops trial of anti-malaria drug vs COVID
    by Sheila Crisostomo on 26. mai 2020 at 16:00

    Following the lead of World Health Organization, the Department of Health yesterday said it has suspended the use of an anti-malaria drug in the ongoing solidarity trial for a cure for coronavirus disease 2019.

  • Normal water meter reading begins next week
    by Louise Maureen Simeon on 26. mai 2020 at 16:00

    Starting next week, concessionaires will resume meter reading for water consumption, while customers should expect their bills from the three-month duration of the lockdown.

  • Duterte to local officials: Accept returning OFWs
    by Christina Mendez on 26. mai 2020 at 16:00

    Saying the right to travel is protected by the Constitution, President Duterte has urged local officials to accept the more than 24,000 returning overseas Filipino workers who have completed quarantine in Metro Manila.

  • ‘Declare war vs online sexual exploitation of children’
    by Janvic Mateo on 26. mai 2020 at 16:00

    Children’s rights organizations are calling for an all-out war against online sexual exploitation of children in the Philippines.

  • Experts, LGUs back healthcare system bills
    by Cecille Suerte Felipe on 26. mai 2020 at 16:00

    The Department of Health and Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines have expressed support for bills seeking to strengthen the country’s healthcare system, which were filed by Sen. Bong Go, chair of the committee on health and demography.

  • Transport coalition: Prioritize people’s mobility
    by Richmond Mercurio on 26. mai 2020 at 16:00

    A coalition advocating sustainable public transportation is asking the government to prioritize the safe mobility of people over the mobility of private motor vehicles in its transportation-related responses to coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

  • Project Kaagapay raises P92 million for healthcare frontliners
    on 26. mai 2020 at 16:00

    Project Kaagapay, a fundraising initiative that began last April to provide much-needed personal protective equipment for the country’s healthcare community, has raised almost P92 million in cash donations and received in-kind donations worth almost P27 million, reaching 70 hospitals and medical centers in Metro Manila and other provinces and distributing over 200,000 PPE sets for beneficiaries.