US donates P170M to support PH vaccine roll-out

US donates P170M to support PH vaccine roll-out

Chargé d’Affaires John Law announces that the United States will provide Philippines a P170 million assistance to support Department of Health (DOH) in its Covid-19 vaccine roll-out The United States  has provided  P170 million in financial assistance to support the...

Covid-19 cases on the rise in five regions

The Department of Health (DOH) observed a spike in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections in five regions with the Philippines still in the middle of a surge in infections.

Duterte, Putin discuss ties, Covid-19 vaccines

Duterte, Putin discuss ties, Covid-19 vaccines

Duterte expressed gratitude for Russia’s “commitment to bolster cooperation in various areas, including in combatting the Covid-19 pandemic,” a statement from his office read.

Another ECQ extension in NCR-Plus pushed

Another ECQ extension in NCR-Plus pushed

By Ian Gabriel Trinidad Two health experts are urging the government to extend the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal or the “National Capital Region-Plus Bubble.”Former Covid-19 task force adviser Dr. Anthony...

Duterte lowers import duty rates on pork

Duterte lowers import duty rates on pork

The EO reduces tariff rates on pork imports within the minimum access volume to 5 percent for the first three months; 10 percent for the next seven months and 30 percent after the 12th month.

FDA approves Sinovac shots for senior citizens

FDA approves Sinovac shots for senior citizens

FDA chief Eric Domingo said the vaccines were approved for use among senior citizens after considering the recommendation of experts, high Covid-19 transmission and limited available vaccines.