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EDITORIAL - No central database

What used to be the Department of Transportation and Communications lost one aspect of its mandate and a separate department was created, with billions of pesos in public funds allotted to maintain the new bureaucracy......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 15th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Coordinate, put up database

After meeting with representatives of local government organizations, the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has reversed its order allowing the use of vaccination cards in lieu of RT-PCR test results for interzonal travel......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Word of caution

As of yesterday, two of 31 swab samples taken in Central Visayas contained two COVID “mutations of concern,” according to the Philippine Genome Center......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2021

DSWD-7 clarifies: Listahanan 3 still in validation, finalization phase

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) clarified that the list of poor households posted in different barangay halls is the initial list for the third round of household assessment also called the Listahanan 3. The validation activity is done to ensure that the Listahanan 3 database is complete, […] The post DSWD-7 clarifies: Listahanan 3 still in validation, finalization phase appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2020

POPCOM-7 launches family planning mobile app for health centers 

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Commission on Population and Development in Central Visayas (POPCOM-7) launched on Thursday, September 29, 2020, the Family Planning Mobile Application. The mobile app will serve as an accessible database of available products provided by the commission through its partner facilities all over Central Visayas. Lawyer Bruce Ragas, regional director of POPCOM-7, said […] The post POPCOM-7 launches family planning mobile app for health centers  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2020

No vaccines destroyed in blackout, says DOH-7

CEBU CITY, Philippines – All COVID-19 vaccines stored in cold storage facilities in Central Visayas were spared from damage when most parts of the region experienced a four-hour blackout on Friday evening, August 20. The regional office of the Department of Health (DOH-7), in a statement issued on Saturday, August 21, said there were no […] The post No vaccines destroyed in blackout, says DOH-7 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Lessons from Afghanistan

One wonders which is worse for a developing country with no economic or military muscle: to be consigned to the margins of global affairs, or to serve as a recurrent battleground of rival world powers. Throughout its long and fabled history, Afghanistan had known that because of its strategic location in Central and South Asia, […] The post Lessons from Afghanistan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

EDITORIAL - Stealing ayuda

Across the country, 17 months of pandemic restrictions have rendered millions jobless, underemployed, bankrupt and impoverished......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

DICT urged to fast track development of national vaccine database

De Lima said the DICT, in coordination with the DOH and LGUs, must immediately create a national vaccine database to prevent the falsification of vaccination documents and ensure that overseas Filipino workers will not face further challenges when traveling......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Banks lend P189 billion to MSMEs as compliance to reserve requirement

Loans extended by banks to micro, small and medium enterprises used as compliance with the central bank’s reserve requirement ratio amounted to P188.7 billion as of July, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

EDITORIAL - Inspiration from Ninoy

The nation marks the 38th anniversary of the murder of Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. today with an additional sad note: the recent death of his only son, former president Benigno “Noynoy” III......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

PBA teams brace for season restart

The PBA halted play last Aug. 3 due to the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) implementation in Metro Manila but is now nearing return in Central Luzon province pending its formal written letter after initially giving a verbal permission.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Masking versus Delta

With the continuing spread nationwide of the highly infectious Delta variant and the sustained high COVID cases in Metro Manila even during lockdown, the Department of Health is urging people to use disposable face masks instead of those made of cloth......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

16,000 daily cases possible next week – OCTA

With COVID-19 cases rising in Southern and Central Luzon, OCTA Research said the number of new cases in the country may reach as high as 16,000 per day next week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

EDITORIAL - The COA’s mandate

The Commission on Audit is a constitutional body with its own mandate. That mandate specifically includes submitting an annual report to the Office of the President and Congress and recommending “measures necessary to improve (the) effectiveness and efficiency” of the “financial condition and operation” of government agencies......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

NNC 7 Scales Up Nutrition to End Malnutrition

With the launching of the Scaling Up Nutrition Strategy 3.0 (SUN Strategy 3.0), the National Nutrition Commission 7 (NNC 7) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) strives to end malnutrition in Central Visayas. SUN Strategy 3.0 is the third phase of the program. It involves the creation of SUN business, SUN civil society networks, and SUN […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

DTI warns vendors of uncertified Christmas lights

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is warning all retailers that will be caught selling and distributing uncertified Christmas lights. DTI Central Visayas Director Asteria Caberte said the agency will be strictly monitoring the sale of Christmas lights in the market to protect consumers from the hazards posed by uncertified products such as electric […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Hospitals overwhelmed, again

Some hospitals are now converting even administrative offices and conference rooms into COVID wards, according to the Department of Health......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

COVID-19 cases up in Central Luzon provinces

The number of COVID-19 cases in Central Luzon increased in the past week, the OCTA Research Group said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

T-Mobile learns about massive hacking of US customer data

American phone operator T-Mobile He admitted that his database had been hacked pirates On Monday, they confirmed that they had extracted information from nearly 100.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Digitalize

Until Hong Kong rejected the vaccine cards our local governments issued, no one seems to have thought hard about building a reliable database and identification system for our vaccination program. Now we have to......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021