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Less than a fifth of adult Filipinos willing to get COVID-19 jabs — OCTA

The Tugon ng Masa survey showed that out of 1,200 respondents only 19% of adult Filipinos are inclined to get vaccinated against COVID-19, while 46% will opt out even as the country awaits the arrival of the critical goods. .....»»

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New breathable pads let you say goodbye to sticky, stuffy periods

Experience the presko protection that you’ve always longed for with the new Whisper Breathable with thousands of Airflow Vents!.....»»

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35 years since EDSA, groups warn against threats to democracy

Groups on Thursday urged Filipinos to resist threats to democracy and scored rights violations in the country as the Philippines marks 35 years since the removal of ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos......»»

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Duterte requires local governments to buy, distribute face masks to residents

"I'm not trying to pontificate, but in the meantime, it is better to follow the government and wear a mask. It can save you a lot of trouble and expense," Duterte said in mixed Filipino and English. .....»»

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How Hayden Kho escaped rock bottom with Vicki Belo’s love

Starting over again is difficult, but possible as proved by Hayden Kho and Vicki Belo......»»

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Philippines in talks to pay more for early delivery of COVID-19 vaccines

The former military general said only 5.1 million of the 161 million doses expected this year will arrive in the country in the first quarter. The bulk of the doses will only come in the second half......»»

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CHR-Cordillera official withdraws from resolution for tokhang vs leftists

In a statement Thursday, Daguimol, a lawyer, said he has “deemed it proper” to withdraw his signature from the controversial resolution......»»

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Sinovac doses seen to arrive in the Philippines on February 28

Doses of China's Sinovac will arrive in the Philippines on the last day of February, Malacañang said Thursday, making it the first COVID-19 vaccine to reach the country......»»

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Who& rsquo;s behind the pork shortage?

Yesterday, I was invited by former Candaba Mayor Jerry Pelayo, who has just been appointed as National Coordinator for the Department of Agriculture’s Bantay-Presyo, to accompany him and his team as they inspected of two of the largest public markets in Quezon City: Mega Q-Mart and the Commonwealth Public Market......»»

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Best practices in Southeast Asia

A year ago, the thought of community quarantine was badly dreaded by the entire country, more so the possibility of localized lockdowns......»»

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Vaccines and variants

Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr, the vaccine czar, recently asked the public to stretch their patience some more because of further delays in the arrival of the vaccines......»»

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Sugar law must confine itself to sugar

Believing that the state and performance of one of this country’s leading agricultural industries had deteriorated over the years, Congress in 2015 enacted SIDA (Sugar Industry Development Act). SIDA’s salient provision was the appropriation of P2 billion annually for the sugar industry......»»

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Half empty, half full

A Palace spokesman this week defended the emergency use authorization (EUA) issued to the COVID-19 vaccine made by China’s Sinovac, CoronaVac, saying it had met World Health Organization (WHO) standards......»»

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Go aids typhoon-affected Bulacan residents

Sen. Bong Go reiterated the assurance of the government that it is doing its best to provide aid to residents affected by Typhoon Ulysses......»»

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DBM: Enough funds to assist Auring victims

Various government agencies involved in relief operations and infrastructure recovery efforts have enough Quick Response Fund to assist victims of Typhoon Auring, Budget Secretary Wendel Avisado has assured President Duterte......»»

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Follow quarantine protocols, Cebu governor told

Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia will be made to implement the protocols set by the national government to address the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government......»»

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Baguio night market reopens

The famous night market along Harrison Road in this city resumed operations yesterday......»»

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3 cops die in Davao road mishap

Three policemen died while another was injured when their vehicle collided with a motorcycle in Purok 2, Barangay Lagab, Compostela, Davao de Oro on Tuesday night......»»

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New Army unit activated vs Abu Sayyaf

Another Army brigade has been activated to help in the campaign against Abu Sayyaf bandits......»»

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