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  • Cashless toll collection moved to December 1
    by Richmond Mercurio on 28. oktober 2020 at 16:00

    Motorists will be given more time to secure radio-frequency identification or RFID stickers for their vehicles after the Department of Transportation moved the start of mandatory implementation of cashless toll collections on expressways from Nov. 2 to Dec. 1.

  • Ombudsman suspends 8 PhilHealth officials
    by Elizabeth Marcelo on 28. oktober 2020 at 16:00

    The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the six-month preventive suspension of eight ranking officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. over the alleged anomalous implementation of the interim reimbursement mechanism or IRM program.

  • 5 agencies in task force crosshairs
    by Robertzon Ramirez on 28. oktober 2020 at 16:00

    The Department of Justice has identified the Bureau of Customs and Bureau of Internal Revenue as the government agencies that will be prioritized in the investigation on corrupt practices and irregularities in the government. Three other agencies are also on the priority list.

  • Storm Rolly enters country today
    by Elizabeth Marcelo on 28. oktober 2020 at 16:00

    A tropical depression is expected to intensify into a storm as it enters the Philippine area of responsibility today, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.

  • Some LGUs seek quarantine status change
    by Neil Jayson Servallos on 28. oktober 2020 at 16:00

    Several local government units have appealed to have their quarantine status changed starting Nov. 1, the Department of the Interior and Local Government said yesterday.

  • PRC resumes swab testing, wants P.5 billion in 3 days
    by Neil Jayson Servallos on 28. oktober 2020 at 16:00

    The Philippine Red Cross yesterday said the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. has about three days to pay the remaining P.5 billion it owes PRC for COVID-19 testing, a day after it agreed to resume testing services for the government and PhilHealth-covered patients.

  • Duterte may sign 2021 budget before Christmas – Sotto
    by Paolo Romero on 28. oktober 2020 at 16:00

    Barring “unforeseen circumstances,” President Duterte may be able to sign into law the proposed P4.5-trillion national budget for 2021 before Christmas, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said yesterday.

  • AMLC asked to show Accomplishments
    by Cecille Suerte Felipe on 28. oktober 2020 at 16:00

    The Anti-Money Laundering Council has been asked to show results in the implementation of the country’s anti-money laundering law as the Senate works to pass amendments to prevent the Philippines from falling into the Financial Action Task Force gray list.

  • Tourism chief pushes for COVID-19 tests price cap for tourism revival
    by Rosette Adel on 28. oktober 2020 at 13:50

    Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Tuesday sought for a price cap on the real-time Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) or the RT-PCR swab confirmatory test and Antigen tests for COVID-19 to boost the reopening of tourism.

  • 20 new coronavirus cases among Filipinos abroad push total to 11,224
    on 28. oktober 2020 at 13:29

    Foreign affairs officials on Wednesday said 20 more Filipinos abroad have tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the overall count to now at 11,224.