Karding intensifies as it moves westward

Karding intensifies as it moves westward

Tropical Storm Karding slightly intensified as it moved westward at 15 kilometers per hour, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. 

Marcos Jr., Kishida pledge to address security, economic challenges

Marcos Jr., Kishida pledge to address security, economic challenges

By Photo from the Bongbong Marcos Facebook page President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida have vowed to work together to address security and economic issues in the Philippines and Japan, Malacañang said on Thursday. Marcos...

SWS: 31% of Filipinos’ lives worsened in past 12 months

SWS: 31% of Filipinos’ lives worsened in past 12 months

By Thirty-one percent of Filipinos thought their quality of life dropped in the past 12 months, results of a nationwide survey released on Wednesday showed.Of the 1,500 adult Filipinos who participated in a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, 29 percent believed...

PH preparing transition out of state of calamity—Palace

PH preparing transition out of state of calamity—Palace

By OPS photo Malacañang on Monday said the Philippines was preparing to move out of the state of calamity it is under due to Covid-19 awaiting government review. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said the government could extend the state of calamity "for possibly...

Mask-wearing in outdoor spaces no longer mandatory in PH

Mask-wearing in outdoor spaces no longer mandatory in PH

By President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has made optional the mask-wearing policy in outdoor areas nationwide, the Palace announced on Monday.Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said in a Palace briefing that the president's masking policy, which was stated in...

Better Christmas seen in 2022—OCTA

Better Christmas seen in 2022—OCTA

By The OCTA Research Team on Thursday said the Philippines could celebrate a "better" Christmas this year, its third amid the Covid-19 pandemic.OCTA Research fellow Dr. Butch Ong said in a "Laging Handa" briefing that the country could see a better celebration of the...

Palace: Optional use of face masks outdoors recommended by IATF

Palace: Optional use of face masks outdoors recommended by IATF

By The Inter-Agency Task Force of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has recommended making optional the mask-wearing policy in outdoor areas nationwide, Malacañang said Wednesday.Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles made the announcement in a press briefing in...

Health expert cautions vs premature lifting of mask mandate

Health expert cautions vs premature lifting of mask mandate

By A former adviser of the country's national anti-Covid-19 task force warned the governnment against the premature lifting of health protocols after Cebu City's riddance of its mask mandate.In a Laging Handa briefing, Dr. Teodoro Herbosa said the country was not yet...