It’s been a confusing past few days for the country’s face shield policy due to clashing announcements by government officials.
It was the third time Duterte rejected the DepEd’s proposal to conduct face-to-face classes in areas with low to zero Covid-19 cases.
“There is a crisis being faced in this country. There is a national emergency. Kung ayaw mong magpabakuna, ipaaresto kita,” he said in his Talk to the Nation address.
More than two million Filipinos have been successfully inoculated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), according to the Department of Health (DOH).
The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) endorsed to President Rodrigo Duterte nine candidates for the position of Supreme Court associate justice.
The Department of Health (DOH) assured the public that all coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines work in preventing those inoculated from severe infection and hospitalization amid the news in Indonesia where vaccinated people still got infected.
The Philippine justice system is at work on alleged human rights abuse violations of the government in relation to its ongoing war on drugs.
Costs of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) tests of inbound passengers should be shouldered by the government, according to Senator Francis Pangilinan on Thursday.
The country now has 14,205,870 Covid-19 vaccine doses: nine million of Sinovac, 2.556 million of AstraZeneca, 2,469,870 of Pfizer and 180,000 of Sputnik V.
An organization of jeepney operators and drivers questioned the government’s public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization plan, saying it should be suspended amid the pandemic.
People are now allowed to remove face shields while working or walking outdoors, a health official said Wednesday.
The Aug. 23 opening of classes would be in accordance with the law, which states that the school calendar should start in the month of August.
The Philippines was set to revoke the VFA in February 2020 but Duterte suspended its abrogation in June and November last year.
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said that to date, 32,804,034 Filipinos under priority lists A1 to C were included in the master list of Covid-19 vaccine recipients.
Duterte’s health has been a hot topic since he became president.
Duterte said he would reserve a spot for Revillame in the administration’s senatorial bets in 2022.