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PCMC's P1.15-B Dengvaxia funds remain intact, says COA

MANILA, Philippines — A portion of the funds allocated by the

FDA should not be under DOH — expert

MANILA, Philippines — A health expert from the National Academy of Science and Technology on Wednesday suggested that the Food and Drug Administration should

Palace: Gov't work suspended on December 26, January 2

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Thursday announced the suspension of government work nationwide on Dec. 26, 2017 and Jan.

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Malacañang suspends gov't work on December 26, January 2 - Rappler


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Malacañang suspends gov't work on December 26, January 2
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LONG HOLIDAY. President Rodrigo Duterte orders work suspension in government offices under the executive, and in state universities and colleges on December 26, 2017, and on January 2, 2018. Presidential photo. MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang has ...
Palace suspends gov't work on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2Inquirer.net
Government work suspended on Dec. 26, 2017 and Jan. 2, 2018GMA News
Palace suspends government work on December 26, January 2 | SunStarSun.Star

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Palace thanks Congress for ratifying tax reform bill, 2018 budget - GMA News


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Palace thanks Congress for ratifying tax reform bill, 2018 budget
GMA News
Malacañang on Thursday thanked Congress for ratifying the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill, keeping the government on schedule for its implementation by January next year. "As you know, this is very important for the ...
Congress raises tax on cars, fuelInquirer.net
Senate ratifies TRAINManila Bulletin
EXPLAINER: What's inside the bicam-approved tax reform bill?Rappler
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Duterte awards 105 soldiers Order of Lapu-Lapu medals - Manila Bulletin


Manila Bulletin

Duterte awards 105 soldiers Order of Lapu-Lapu medals
Manila Bulletin
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte awarded the Order of Lapu-Lapu (Kamagi Medal and Kampilan Medal) to 105 soldiers during a ceremony held at Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, on Wednesday afternoon. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL ...
105 troops feted with Order of Lapu-Lapu medalsUpdate Philippines

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Tugade now an Air Force reserve lieutenant colonel - Update Philippines


Update Philippines

Tugade now an Air Force reserve lieutenant colonel
Update Philippines
Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade formally joined the Philippine Air Force (PAF) reserves as a lieutenant colonel during short ceremonies Tuesday. Donning ceremonies were held at the Hall of Flags, Department of National ...

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'Bad science, wrong info' root of Dengvaxia problem – health experts - Rappler


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'Bad science, wrong info' root of Dengvaxia problem – health experts
Rappler
'If the bad science or wrong information has been fed to [former president Aquino], how can you blame the president if the president was fed with bad science or wrong info?' says Dr Anthony Leachon. Camille Elemia · @CamilleElemia. Published 12:42 PM ...
Health reform advocate: Why blame Aquino if he was given wrong information?Inquirer.net
Aquino: No one objected to Dengvaxia usePhilippine Star
Sanofi exec: There's no intent to downplay Dengvaxia advisoryGMA News
Sun.Star -Manila Bulletin -The Manila Times -InterAksyon
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LIST: Class suspensions for December 14 due to 'Urduja' - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

LIST: Class suspensions for December 14 due to 'Urduja'
Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines — A number of local government units announced cancelation of classes on Thursday due to the inclement weather brought by Tropical Depression Urduja. Executive chiefs of provinces affected by the tropical depression were forced to ...
Tropical Depression Urduja slightly intensifies as it threatens SamarRappler
Tropical Depression Urduja slightly intensifies, slows downGMA News
Signal no. 1 up in 16 areas in PH as 'Urduja' intensifies — PagasaThe Manila Times
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Aquino: Dengvaxia passed local, int'l checks

Former president Benigno Aquino III on Thursday said dengue vaccine Dengvaxia passed local and international processes to ensure its efficacy and safety before it was used in his administration's immunization program.

‘Bad science’ to blame for dengue vaccine mess -expert

The Department of Health (DOH) and the patients who received the anti-dengue vaccine are a victim of “bad science,” an epidemiologist from UP said during the Senate blue ribbon committee probe on the controversial vaccination program.

‘Bad science’ to blame for dengue vaccine mess -expert

The Department of Health (DOH) and the patients who received the anti-dengue vaccine are a victim of “bad science,” an epidemiologist from UP said during the Senate blue ribbon committee probe on the controversial vaccination program.

#WalangPasok: Disyembre 15, Biyernes

Walang pasok sa mga sumusunod na lugar sa Biyernes, Disyembre 15, dahil sa bagyong 'Urduja'.

Filipina helper working in Brazil ate dog's food to keep from starving

BBC reports on the overlooked modern slavery happening across the globe.

Filipina helper working in Brazil ate dog's food to keep from starving

BBC reports on the overlooked modern slavery happening across the globe.

Aquino on dengue vaccine mess: Govt should allay, not raise, public fears

The government's job is to allay public fears, not escalate panic.

VACC urges Senate to investigate Aquino, Abad, Garin, other officials

The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption recommended on Thursday that the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee investigate former President Benigno Aquino III, former Budget Secretary Florencio Abad, former Health Secretary Janet Garin, and other officials for plunder over the alleged anomalous purchase of Dengvaxia vaccine.

VACC urges Senate to investigate Aquino, Abad, Garin, other officials

The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption recommended on Thursday that the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee investigate former President Benigno Aquino III, former Budget Secretary Florencio Abad, former Health Secretary Janet Garin, and other officials for plunder over the alleged anomalous purchase of Dengvaxia vaccine.

PNP surpasses 500k lbs goal in 6-month fitness program

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has surpassed its target weight loss of 500,000 pounds under its six-month weight loss program.

PNP surpasses 500k lbs goal in 6-month fitness program

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has surpassed its target weight loss of 500,000 pounds under its six-month weight loss program.

Dengvaxia launched before WHO recommendation, says country rep

The Philippines rolled out its P3.4 billion dengue vaccination program even before the World Health Organization could come up with a recommendation, the WHO representative to the Philippines said Thursday. 

Court convicts Manila barangay chairman over P50,000 ‘commission’

The Office of the Ombudsman has secured the conviction of a Manila barangay chairman who allegedly demanded P50,000 in commission for the delivery of supplies in his community.

Court convicts Manila barangay chairman over P50,000 ‘commission’

The Office of the Ombudsman has secured the conviction of a Manila barangay chairman who allegedly demanded P50,000 in commission for the delivery of supplies in his community.

Tiamzons ask court to deny government’s plea to order their arrest

Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) leaders Benito and Wilma Tiamzon and another alleged rebel have asked a Manila court to deny the government’s plea to order their arrest after President Rodrigo Duterte terminated the peace talks with the group last month.  

Tiamzons ask court to deny government’s plea to order their arrest

Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) leaders Benito and Wilma Tiamzon and another alleged rebel have asked a Manila court to deny the government’s plea to order their arrest after President Rodrigo Duterte terminated the peace talks with the group last month.  

WHO to release report on Phl dengue vaccine program

MANILA, Philippines — The World Health Organization is preparing a new position paper to address the dengue vaccine controversy in the Philippines.

Aquino: No one objected to Dengvaxia use

MANILA, Philippines — No one came forward to express their objection against dengue vaccine Dengvaxia when the previous administration decided to roll out it

DOTr’s Tugade orders intensified security measures for Christmas season

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade ordered the transport sector to intensify safety and security measures in anticipation of more passengers in transport terminals during the Christmas season.

DOTr’s Tugade orders intensified security measures for Christmas season

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade ordered the transport sector to intensify safety and security measures in anticipation of more passengers in transport terminals during the Christmas season.

Noynoy’s statement at Senate hearing on Dengvaxia

Former President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday defended his government’s decision to purchase the now controversial anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.

Noynoy’s statement at Senate hearing on Dengvaxia

Former President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday defended his government’s decision to purchase the now controversial anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.

Maranao official slams lack of civilian voice in martial law extension session

A local official from Marawi on Thursday questioned the approval of the extension of martial law in Mindanao without consulting civilians.

Impeachment complaint filed against Ombudsman | SunStar - Sun.Star


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Impeachment complaint filed against Ombudsman | SunStar
Sun.Star
(UPDATED) - Various groups led by Negros Oriental Rep. Jacinto Paras and Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) filed on Wednesday, December 13, an impeachment case against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales. In the complaint, Morales was ...
No endorsers for impeach rap against OmbudsmanInquirer.net
Ombudsman Morales faces impeachment complaintManila Bulletin
Impeachment rap submitted vs MoralesPhilippine Star
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Noynoy Aquino defends decision on use of Dengvaxia vaccine

Former President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday defended his government’s decision to purchase the now controversial anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.  

Noynoy Aquino defends decision on use of Dengvaxia vaccine

Former President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday defended his government’s decision to purchase the now controversial anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.  

LTFRB intensifies ‘Oplan Isnabero’ vs. erring cabbies

As Christmas season draws near, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), along with civil groups, has intensified its operations against erring taxi drivers who refuse passengers or charge a fixed, usually exorbitant, fare.

MMDA green-lights 50-kph speed limit for PUVs on EDSA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is set to launch on Thursday a 50-kilometer-per-hour speed limit for public utility vehicles, especially passenger buses, along the Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue. 

LTFRB intensifies ‘Oplan Isnabero’ vs. erring cabbies

As Christmas season draws near, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), along with civil groups, has intensified its operations against erring taxi drivers who refuse passengers or charge a fixed, usually exorbitant, fare.

MMDA green-lights 50-kph speed limit for PUVs on EDSA

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is set to launch on Thursday a 50-kilometer-per-hour speed limit for public utility vehicles, especially passenger buses, along the Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue. 

Woman kidnaps 6-month-old baby in Manila

A six-month-old baby was kidnapped by an unidentified woman in Luneta Park in Manila last month.  

Woman kidnaps 6-month-old baby in Manila

A six-month-old baby was kidnapped by an unidentified woman in Luneta Park in Manila last month.  

Noynoy Aquino attends Senate probe on Dengvaxia, says he will ‘try and allay certain fears’

Former President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday said he will “try and allay certain fears” on the controversial P3.5-billion dengue vaccine mess as he attended the Senate blue ribbon committee probe on the issue.

Noynoy Aquino attends Senate probe on Dengvaxia, says he will ‘try and allay certain fears’

Former President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday said he will “try and allay certain fears” on the controversial P3.5-billion dengue vaccine mess as he attended the Senate blue ribbon committee probe on the issue.

Carpio asks House for topics to be tackled in future Sereno impeach proceedings - GMA News


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Carpio asks House for topics to be tackled in future Sereno impeach proceedings
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Supreme Court (SC) Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio has yet to indicate whether he will attend the next hearing of the House of Representatives on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Responding to the December 7 ...
Sereno camp points to Carpio on the Jardeleza integrity issueRappler
Chief Justice Sereno unfazed by SC colleagues' testimoniesPhilippine Star
Chief justice was just following rules, say her lawyersInquirer.net
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Carpio asks House for topics to be tackled in future Sereno impeach proceedings

Supreme Court (SC) Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio has yet to indicate whether he will attend the next hearing of the House of Representatives on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.  

Carpio asks House for topics to be tackled in future Sereno impeach proceedings

Supreme Court (SC) Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio has yet to indicate whether he will attend the next hearing of the House of Representatives on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.  

'Urduja' to make landfall in Eastern Samar tonight: PAGASA

More areas in Luzon and Visayas were placed under tropical cyclone warning no. 1 on Thursday as tropical depression "Urduja" moved closer towards Eastern Samar, weather bureau PAGASA said Thursday.

MMDA may defer implementation of HOV lane

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority may not implement the High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane on Monday, as was originally projected, due in part to a monitoring challenge enforcers encountered during its week-long dry run.

MMDA may defer implementation of HOV lane

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority may not implement the High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane on Monday, as was originally projected, due in part to a monitoring challenge enforcers encountered during its week-long dry run.