Ejercito says he too was duped by man allegedly scamming lawmakers

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 01:57:49 +0000

Ejercito says he too was duped by man allegedly scamming lawmakers

Former Senator JV Ejercito said he was also victimized by a man recently arrested for allegedly extorting money from some lawmakers.

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PCSO resumes Lotto games, draws after Duterte lifts suspension

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 02:39:23 +0000

After President Rodrigo Duterte lifted the suspension on Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) gaming activities

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US gives P2B to boost quality early education in Bicol, W. Visayas

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 13:16:29 +0000

US gives P2B to boost quality early education in Bicol, W. Visayas

MANILA, Philippines — The United States has given P2 billion to aid the Department of Education (DepEd) in implementing innovative approaches to ensure quality early education to at least two million young students in the Bicol and Western Visayas regions. The program, which was launched at the Bulwagan ng Karunungan at the DepEd Main Building […]

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Duterte asks DOLE to revisit, polish anti-endo bill

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 11:43:57 +0000

Duterte asks DOLE to revisit, polish anti-endo bill

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has instructed the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to revisit his vetoed Security of Tenure (SOT) bill and craft a clearer version of the measure. Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the DOLE was directed to come up with a new […]

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DOH, DepEd to study class suspensions amid nat’l dengue alert

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 06:42:37 +0000

The Department of Health (DOH) would still have to study alongside the Department of Education (DepEd) the possibility of suspending classes in areas most affected by dengue.

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Duque: Lack of warehouses led to delayed distribution of near expiring meds

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 06:14:29 +0000

Duque: Lack of warehouses led to delayed distribution of near expiring meds

The lack of warehouses specialized for storing drugs and medicines contributed to the delayed distribution of medications and commodities procured by the government, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said.

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DOH to ‘pinpoint accountability’ in non-distribution of near expiring meds

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 04:28:07 +0000

DOH to ‘pinpoint accountability’ in non-distribution of near expiring meds

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said an investigation into the non-distribution of expired and near expiring medicines is already underway.

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Go hits House bill on longer term for solons, shorter term for senators

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 14:19:08 +0000

Go hits House bill on longer term for solons, shorter term for senators

MANILA, Philippines — Senators should serve a term of six years. Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said this as he opposed a measure filed at the House of Representatives that would reduce a senator’s six-year term to four but would extend the term of congressmen extended from three years to four years. “Ako naman po sa […]

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News Briefs: July 20, 2019

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 21:10:20 +0000

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) filed on Friday smuggling charges against an importer and broker for misdeclaration and falsification of documents after they attempted to smuggle into the Port of Cebu four luxury cars which were declared as car accessories.

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Duterte signs Student Fare Discount Act

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 06:47:10 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the bill that institutionalizes student fare discounts for all modes of transportation.

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