Duterte to address UN for the first time since taking office

MANILA, Sept 21 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte will address the United Nations (UN) for the first time since he took office in 2016. Chief of Presidential Protocol Robert Borje said on Monday the President will deliver this week the Philippines’ statement for the General Debate of the UN General Assembly, which kicked off its […]

21.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Nurses with contracts as of Aug. 31 now allowed to work abroad

MANILA, Sept 21 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte has allowed nurses and other healthcare workers with complete documents as of Aug. 31 to leave and work overseas, Malacañang said Monday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the President approved the proposal of Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to extend the exemption period for healthcare workers from […]

21.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Angelica Panganiban will listen to your lockdown problems in new show

MANILA, Sept 21 (Mabuhay) — The lockdown has made it crushingly obvious that some people need company. And if you feel like you’re among those who do, then you probably will want to check out Angelica Panganiban’s new, upcoming weekly show, “Ask Angelica,” scheduled to premiere on September 25, 8 p.m., in various online platforms […]

21.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

PH Covid-19 cases rise by 3,311; recoveries now 229,865

MANILA, Sept 21 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday reported 3,311 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, raising the country’s overall tally to 286,743 with only 51,894 active cases. Of the active cases, it said that about 86.6 percent are mild, 8.7 percent are asymptomatic, 1.4 percent are severe, and 3.3 percent […]

21.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Palace says worst of Covid-19 is over

MANILA, Sept 17 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Wednesday claimed that the worst of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis is over since the country has been able to improve its healthcare capacity significantly. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque responded to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showing that more Filipinos believe that “the worst of […]

19.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

2M local workers, OFWs to get aid from Bayanihan 2 — Bello

MANILA, Sept 19 (Mabuhay) — Close to 2 million Filipino workers including displaced overseas Filipino workers are set to benefit from the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Friday. “With this additional budgetary allocation, we expect to aid 700,000 formal sector workers. We also […]

19.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Palace appeals to public: Give ‘staycations’ amid COVID-19 crisis a chance

MANILA, Sept 14 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Monday appealed to the people to give the government’s latest policy allowing hotels to offer “staycations” a chance as the tourism industry suffered losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a televised briefing, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque defended the new policy amid concerns it may increase the risk […]

19.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Duterte ready to work with Japan’s new PM Yoshihide Suga

MANILA, Sept 18 (Mabuhay) — The Duterte administration is looking forward to working with Japan’s new prime minister Yoshihide Suga to further boost Manila and Tokyo’s bilateral cooperation, Malacañang said on Thursday. “The Duterte Administration is ready to work with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga in further strengthening the strategic bilateral cooperation building on the special […]

18.09.2020 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·

BI deports 129 foreigners to decongest detention facility

MANILA, Sept 18 (Mabuhay) — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Thursday said it has deported 129 foreigners to decongest its detention center in Bicutan, Taguig City, and reduce the risk of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak. “Total (foreigners): 315. Total deported as of Sept. 15: 129 from BI Warden Facility for Persons Deprived of […]

18.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, World News ·

Duterte yet to decide on proposal to ease travel ban for nurses — Palace

MANILA, Sept 18 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to decide on the proposal of the Labor department to exempt more nurses from the overseas deployment ban due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Malacañang said Thursday. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has proposed to expand exemptions to those who had contracts abroad as of August […]

18.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Heaven Peralejo denies asking Pacquiaos for financial help

Heaven Peralejo denies asking Pacquiaos for financial help

MANILA, Sept 18 (Mabuhay) — Actress Heaven Peralejo took to social media to deny that she asked financial help from the family of her former boyfriend, Jimuel Pacquiao. This comes after veteran entertainment columnist Lolit Solis, in an Instagram post, said the actress asked P100,000 from Jimuel’s father, boxing champion and senator Manny Pacquiao. “The […]

18.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News ·

EU Parliament wants to strike down Philippines’ zero-tariff export status

MANILA, Sept 18 (Mabuhay) —  Dute to “deteriorating” human rights situation in the Philippines, the European Parliament is pushing for the revocation of the country’s exports tariff exemption. Under the Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) – a mechanism that gives developing countries the privilege of exporting zero-duty merchandise to EU-member states – some of […]

18.09.2020 · Filled under: Money & Business, News, World News ·

Duterte most likely to extend nat’l state of calamity — Palace

MANILA, Sept 15 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will “most likely” extend the declaration of national state of calamity in the country due to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, Malacañang said Monday. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte will likely extend Proclamation 929 that placed the entire Philippines under a […]

15.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Duterte appeals to Malaysia to help Filipinos ‘in your country’

MANILA, Sept 15 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night appealed to the Malaysian government to help Filipinos “in your country,” despite the “ticklish” issue of Sabah. According to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, 2,000 Filipinos had been repatriated from Sabah, including 400 Filipinos who arrived on Monday. There were still 3,000 Filipinos in Sabah […]

15.09.2020 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·

PH Covid-19 cases rise to 265,888; recoveries now 207,504

MANILA, Sept 15 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday reported 4,699 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, raising the country’s overall tally to 265,888 with only 53,754 active cases. Of the active cases, it said that about 88.4 percent are mild, 8.2 percent are asymptomatic, 2.1 percent severe, and 2.2 percent are […]

15.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

CHED opposes academic freeze, pushes for ‘flexible learning’

MANILA, Sept 15 (Mabuhay) — The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is opposed to the proposed academic freeze this school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. CHED executive director Cinderella Jaro said the proposal seemed based on the “misconception” that tertiary classes for the school year 2020-2021 will be strictly done online. “Yung sinasabi nila na […]

15.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Sanya Lopez says she sacrificed love life to save up for her dream house

MANILA, Sept 15 (Mabuhay) —  Making your dream house a reality takes much sacrifice, even for those in the showbiz industry. Sanya Lopez, for example, said that she had to keep a tight control of her spending to be able to afford buying her 200 square meter modern house. But if there’s one thing that […]

15.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Duterte prefers Russia, China’s COVID-19 vaccines as other firms ask for advance payment

MANILA, Sept 15 (Mabuhay) — Some pharmaceutical companies are asking the Philippines to pay in advance for vaccines that are still under development to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday. Duterte slammed the “profit, profit, profit” mindset of Western companies in a televised briefing from Malacañang. […]

15.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Palace appeals to public: Give ‘staycations’ amid COVID-19 crisis a chance

MANILA, Sept 14 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Monday appealed to the people to give the government’s latest policy allowing hotels to offer “staycations” a chance as the tourism industry suffered losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a televised briefing, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque defended the new policy amid concerns it may increase the risk […]

14.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Philippines logs 3,372 more COVID-19 cases; total at 261,216

MANILA, Sept 14 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tally leaped to 261,216 on Sunday after the Department of Health (DOH) announced 3,372 new infections, marking the sixth straight day in which more than 3,000 new cases were reported. Metro Manila still logged the highest number of new infections at 1,307, followed by […]

14.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Pemberton deported, ‘perpetually’ banned from reentering PH

MANILA, Sept 14 (Mabuhay)– The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Sunday deported US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton following his release from prison. BI spokesperson Dana Sandoval said Pemberton left the country on board a military plane for the United States at exactly 9:14 a.m. “Pemberton has successfully been deported, military plane left at […]

14.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Why Julia Barretto gets shy when asked about how she overcame her controversies

MANILA, Sept 14 (Mabuhay) — Julia Barretto admitted feeling a bit embarrassed every time people ask her during interviews how she was able to navigate the very challenging and controversial period of her life last year. In mid-2019, Barretto made headlines after she and Joshua Garcia decided to call it quits. Later that year, Barretto […]

14.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Preps for Pemberton’s deportation underway — BI

MANILA, Sept 12  – Authorities are currently discussing preparations for the impending deportation of US Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said on Saturday. “BI agents are conducting a coordination meeting now in Camp Aguinaldo to discuss logistical preparations for Pemberton’s deportation,” BI spokesperson Dana Sandoval said in a Viber […]

12.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Alex Gonzaga now has 10 million Instagram followers

MANILA, Sept 12 (Mabuhay)– Alex Gonzaga has now 10 million followers on photo-sharing app Instagram. In her post, Gonzaga thanked all her fans and supporters for her newest social media achievement. As of writing, Gonzaga has 10,027,201 followers on Instagram. Gonzaga is one of the most followed celebrity vloggers with 8 million YouTube subscribers. She […]

12.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

WHO solidarity trials might start end Oct, says DOH exec

MANILA, Sept 12 (Mabuhay) —  The World Health Organization (WHO) solidarity trials on the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines might start by the last week of October, a health official said Friday. “(In) the fourth week of October, the implementation might start already. And I say the implementation might start because there could be a […]

12.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

89 barangay chairpersons suspended over social amelioration anomalies — DILG

MANILA, Sept 12 (Mabuhay) — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Saturday said 89 barangay chairpersons have been suspended for six months due to anomalies in the distribution of the first tranche of the Social Amelioration Program. The barangay officials were suspended by the Office of the Ombudsman after the DILG […]

12.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

COVID vaccine in exchange for Pemberton? DOH says no such condition set by US manufacturers

MANILA, Sept 11 (Mabuhay) –The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday said none of the US-based manufacturers of COVID-19 vaccine asked for the pardon of US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton so that the Philippines may be given access to the potential shots that could spell the end of the pandemic. “We have had discussions already […]

11.09.2020 · Filled under: Local News, News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

Rica Peralejo’s family returns to PH after 6 months in US due to lockdown

MANILA, Sept 11 (Mabuhay) — Rica Peralejo has finally returned to the Philippines after an extended stay in the United States due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown, the actress shared on Instagram. “Hi, Manila. We arrived softly on this rainy morning. You are still sleeping, just like my toddler. See you later when we wake up,” […]

11.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Pemberton receives release papers

MANILA, Sept 11 (Mabuhay) — US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton on Friday received his release papers as the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) formally transferred his custody to the Bureau of Immigration (BI) for deportation. BuCor spokesperson Gabriel Chaclag said the transfer was completed at 11:50 a.m. “As of 1150H today, the custody of […]

11.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Philippines’ COVID-19 cases top 245,000 with 3,176 new infections

MANILA, Sept 10 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines’ tally of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections rose to 245,143 on Wednesday after the Department of Health (DOH) announced 3,176 new cases. Metro Manila still recorded the highest number of new infections at 1,327, followed by Batangas with 260, Laguna with 193, Rizal with 176, and Negros Occidental […]

10.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

PH, SoKor to continue working together vs. Covid-19, terrorism

MANILA, Sept 10 (Mabuhay)  — The Philippines and South Korea will continue working together in responding to various challenges and threats, Philippine Army (PA) commander Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana said on Wednesday. “Our love for our countries, families, ways of life, and democracy will keep the lessons of the Korean War contemporary. Against Covid-19 (coronavirus […]

10.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

1.5K Pinoys in UAE join Sinopharm’s vaccine clinical trials

MANILA, Sept 10 (Mabuhay) — Some 1,500 Filipinos in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) participated in Sinopharm’s clinical trial for its candidate vaccine against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Chinese Embassy in Manila confirmed Wednesday. In a statement quoting Ambassador Huang Xilian, the Embassy said the 1,500 Filipinos are among the more than 30,000 […]

10.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Philippines won’t hit initial target of reducing poverty incidence to 14% in 2021 — NEDA

MANILA, Sept 10 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines will not meet its initial target of reducing  poverty incidence to 14% by 2021 from 16.7% in 2018 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Director-General Karl Kendrick Chua said Thursday. Chua made the disclosure during the deliberations of the proposed P4.5 trillion budget […]

10.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

No problem with deportation of Pemberton after pardon — DOJ

MANILA, Sept 10 (Mabuhay) — Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesday said he does not any see any problem in having pardoned US Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton deported from the country. “If there was already a final deportation order against Pemberton, and he is not contesting it, then so be it. Either way, […]

10.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

PRRD grateful for Abe’s push to boost PH-Japan ties

MANILA, Sept 8 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday expressed gratitude to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for his “valuable contribution” in strengthening ties between the Philippines and Japan. In a statement from the Office of the President, Duterte conveyed his best wishes for Abe’s speedy and full recovery during a 25-minute phone conversation […]

08.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Philippines allows use of antigen test to detect COVID-19

MANILA, Sept 8 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines has allowed the use of the antigen test that detects cases of COVID-19 rapidly, Malacañang said Tuesday. The antigen test may be used as a pre-boarding requirement for asymptomatic domestic tourists before departure and travel to tourist destinations or as a requirement upon entry at the place of […]

08.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Duterte says Philippines has flattened curve in COVID-19 cases

MANILA, Sept 8 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday declared that the Philippines has “flattened the curve” in its campaign against the spread of COVID-19 in the country. “We had obedience and people followed that meant a lot and contributed to what is happening now that there’s a flattening of cases,” Duterte said on […]

08.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

Duterte grants absolute pardon to Pemberton — Palace

MANILA, Sept 8 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte has granted absolute pardon to US Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton who was convicted for the death of Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude, Malacañang said on Monday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this confirmation after Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin Jr. made the announcement on […]

08.09.2020 · Filled under: News ·

DOH hopes to start Avigan trial in coming weeks

MANILA, Sept 5 (Mabuhay) — The clinical trial for the Japanese antiviral drug Avigan is expected to begin in the next few weeks once the Department of Health (DOH) finalizes the necessary documents for the research. “Hindi pa nauumpisahan ‘yong Avigan trial natin… Atin pong minamadali ang pag-proseso ng mga dokumento, hopefully in the coming […]

05.09.2020 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·

2nd Pinoy survivor of missing cattle ship named — DOLE

MANILA, Sept 5 (Mabuhay) –The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Saturday has identified the second rescued Filipino crew member of the capsized Panamanian-flagged vessel Gulf Livestock 1. Citing the report from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Osaka, Japan, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III identified the second survivor as Jay-Nel Rosales, 30, from […]

05.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Pemberton asks Olongapo court to allow his release

MANILA, Sept 5 (Mabuhay) — US Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton on Friday asked the Olongapo City Regional Trial Court (RTC Br. 74) to turn down the motion for reconsideration filed by a relative of victim Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude to stop his release from prison. In a six-page opposition, defense counsel Rowena G. Flores […]

05.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

No new, more dangerous SARS-CoV-2 strain in PH — DOH

MANILA, Sept 5 (Mabuhay) — Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire on Friday belied reports that a new and more fatal SARS-CoV-2 strain, the virus causing coronavirus disease (Covid-19), has been spreading in the country. “There is no new strain of the virus here in the Philippines. It is very dangerous and irresponsible to say that […]

05.09.2020 · Filled under: News, World News ·

3.7K new Covid-19 cases, new recoveries at 1,088 — DOH

MANILA, Sept 5 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reported 3,714 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), bringing the country’s total active cases at 67,786. In its daily Covid-19 bulletin, the DOH said the National Capital Region (NCR) reported the highest number of new cases at 1,797; followed by Negros […]

05.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Pemberton not qualified for GCTA — Laude family lawyer

MANILA, Sept 4 (Mabuhay) — A lawyer for the family of Jennifer Laude said Friday that convicted US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton is not entitled to good conduct-based deductions to the time he serves in prison. Rommel Bagares of the Center for International Law said Pemberton is unqualified for good conduct time allowances (GCTA) because […]

04.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

MTRCB chief: Content regulation on Netflix, other streaming platforms only meant ‘post-monitoring’

MANILA, Sept 4 (Mabuhay) — The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) on Friday said it has no intention of stepping over the viewers’ rights by regulating the content of video on demand platforms like Netflix. “The word kasi na regulate they feel we’re curtailing their freedom. No. MTRCB is not a censoring […]

04.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, News, Philippine News ·

Russia says Philippines may manufacture anti-COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V

MANILA, Sept 4 (Mabuhay) –Russia is open to the Philippines producing locally the anti-COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V, an official of its embassy in Manila said on Thursday. Tatiana Shlychkova, Minister-Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission at the Russian Embassy in the Philippines, said Russia proposed three options for the Philippines to acquire the vaccine. One […]

04.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, World News ·

1,987 new Covid-19 cases, recoveries now over 159K

MANILA, Sept 4 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday reported 1,987 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infections, raising the overall tally to 228,403 with only 64,207 active cases. The DOH said the additional cases reported were based on the total Covid-19 tests done by 91 out of 113 operational laboratories. It reported that […]

04.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Albie Casiño reveals he’s single

Albie Casiño reveals he’s single

MANILA, Sept 3 (Mabuhay) — Albie Casiño has revealed he’s single. The actor shared, during a guest appearance on Vice Ganda’s online talk show, “Gabing Gabi na Vice,” that he’s been single for close to year now. “Mag-one year na,” he told host Vice Ganda, revealing that he and the unnamed woman broke up last […]

03.09.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

Roque deplores court order for Pemberton’s early release

MANILA, Sept 3 (Mabuhay) — Palace Spokesperson Harry Roque on Wednesday slammed the decision of an Olongapo court to approve the early release of United States (US) Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton, who was convicted of killing transgender woman Jennifer Laude in 2014. In a statement, Roque was dismayed by the ruling of Olongapo […]

03.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News, U.S. News ·

2,218 new Covid-19 cases, recoveries now over 158K — DOH

MANILA, Sept 3 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday reported 2,218 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, raising the overall tally to 226,440 with only 64,207 active cases. The DOH said the additional cases reported were based on the total Covid-19 tests done by 102 out of 110 operational laboratories. It reported […]

03.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Palace respects Locsin’s opinion on Deployment ban on nurses

MANILA, Sept 2 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Tuesday said it respects the opinion of Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin Jr. that the government cannot hold hostage nurses who want to work abroad instead of the Philippines amid the prevailing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the remark after Locsin, who […]

02.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Philippines logs 3,483 new COVID-19 cases, total soars to 224,264Philippines logs 3,483 new COVID-19 cases, total soars to 224,264

MANILA, Sept 2 (Mabuhay) — The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tally of the Philippines leapt to 224,264 on Tuesday after the Department of Health (DOH) announced 3,483 new infections, marking the seventh straight day in which more than 3,000 new cases were reported. Metro Manila still logged the highest number of new infections at 1,824, […]

02.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Delay hits start of Avigan clinical trials in Philippines

MANILA, Sept 2 (Mabuhay) — The clinical trials for anti-flu drug Avigan did not start as scheduled on Tuesday, September 1, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said Wednesday. Vergeire said this was because three hospitals participating in the clinical trials have yet to finish their ethics review on Avigan. “Hindi ito naumpisahan kahapon kasi nagkaroon […]

02.09.2020 · Filled under: Asian News, News, Philippine News ·

Duterte retains GCQ for NCR; Iligan under MECQ

MANILA, Sept 1 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID) to retain Metro Manila and two nearby provinces under general community quarantine (GCQ). Duterte said the provinces of Bulacan and Batangas along with the cities of Tacloban and […]

01.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Philippines’ COVID-19 tally now over 220k with 3,446 new cases

MANILA, Sept 1 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tally soared to 220,819 after the Department of Health (DOH) announced 3,446 new infections on Monday, the sixth consecutive day in which more than 3,000 new cases were reported. The five provinces with the highest number of new infections were Metro Manila with 1,900, […]

01.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

POEA extends validity of OFWs’ employment certificates

MANILA, Sept 1 (Mabuhay) — Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) whose overseas employment certificates (OECs) have expired during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) need not to worry. This, after the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) extended the OECs’ validity until government has lifted all the community quarantines to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the […]

01.09.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Richard Yap gears up for new movie

MANILA, Aug 31 (Mabuhay) — Actor Richard Yap is gearing up for a new film under the direction of Louie Ignacio. In an Instagram post over the weekend, Ignacio confirmed that the movie project is under Heaven’s Best Entertainment. The film, with the working title “My First, Your Last,” also stars Lotlot de Leon, Rita […]

31.08.2020 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·

PH logs 4,284 new Covid-19 cases; recoveries rise by 22,319

MANILA, Aug 31 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday reported 4,284 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, raising the overall tally to 217,396 with only 56,473 active cases. The DOH said the additional cases reported were based on the total Covid-19 tests done by 100 out of 110 operational laboratories. It reported […]

31.08.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Thailand sees PH as ‘important’ Asean family member, not rival

MANILA, Aug 29 (Mabuhay) — Thailand considers the Philippines as an “important” family member of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and not as a rival, a Thai official said on Friday. The clarification was made after Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque recently noted that a “fierce” tourism competition between Manila and Bangkok may […]

31.08.2020 · Filled under: Asian News, News ·

Palace hopes for ‘peaceful’ resolution of US-China row

MANILA, Aug 29 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Friday expressed hope that the apparent rift between the United States and China would be “amicably and peacefully” addressed. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Philippines considers both the US and China as its “special friends and trading partners”. “We hope that both partners of […]

29.08.2020 · Filled under: Asian News, News, U.S. News ·