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Iloilo City prepares as dengue cases continue to rise

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:44

ILOILO CITY -The city government is preparing a hydration area in Barangay Sooc, Arevalo district as cases of dengue here continue to rise, already reaching 748 with one death since January this year, or 181.2 percent higher as compared with the 343 cases in the same period last year.

Of the

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DOST trains Catanduanes villagers on improved vinegar production

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:43

LEGAZPI CITY - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Bicol through its Catanduanes provincial office has conducted technology assistance training for vinegar production in Bagamanoc town.

In an interview on Monday, Engr. Marie Grace Molina, DOST Catanduanes director, said the tra

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Senators vow support for DPWH flagship projects

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:33

MANILA - Senators are confident that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) under Secretary Manuel Bonoan will continue and improve on the projects of its former chief and now-Senator Mark Villar.

During a public hearing on Monday conducted by the Committee on Public Works, Senato

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Antique town livestock raisers open own meat shop

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:25

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique -Members of the Sibalom Livestock and Poultry Raisers Association (SILPRA) have opened a meat shop at the public market of Sibalom town so they could dispose of their hogs as meat due to the decrease in demand.

SILPRA president Elma Pena said in an interview Mo

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Antique town livestock raisers open own meat shop

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:25

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique -Members of the Sibalom Livestock and Poultry Raisers Association (SILPRA) have opened a meat shop at the public market of Sibalom town so they could dispose of their hogs as meat due to the decrease in demand.

SILPRA president Elma Pena said in an interview Mo

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Baguio health office opens Covid self-test reporting platform

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:24

BAGUIO CITY - To be able to assist those who use Covid-19 self-testing kits who turn positive for the virus, the health services office of the city government here has opened a platform that will allow an individual to report his condition.

Aileen Refuerzo, chief city information officer, told the Philippin

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Baguio health office opens Covid self-test reporting platform

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:24

BAGUIO CITY - To be able to assist those who use Covid-19 self-testing kits who turn positive for the virus, the health services office of the city government here has opened a platform that will allow an individual to report his condition.

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Philippines logs 3,484 new COVID-19 cases, 42 deaths

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:18

MANILA, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported 3,484 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 3,835,422.

The Department of Health said the number of active cases fell to 38,982, and 42 more patients died from COVID-19 complications, pushing the country's death toll to 61,078.

Metro Manila, the Philippine capital with over 13 million

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Dengue cases in Philippines breach 100,000, with 368 deaths

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:18

MANILA, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine health department said Monday that the number of dengue cases in the Southeast Asian country climbed to 102,619 during the first seven months this year.

The Department of Health said the number of dengue cases as of July-end is 131 percent higher than the number recorded in the same period last year. The mosquito-borne viral disease also claimed the lives of 368.

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MSMEs in Pangasinan get P9.8-M aid from DOST

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:17
MALASIQUI, Pangasinan - At least 14 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Pangasinan have received a total of PHP9.8 million worth of assistance from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to improve their operations and processes and thereby boost productivity and competitivene
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PH logs 4K daily Covid-19 infection average from Aug. 8 to 14

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:16

MANILA - The daily average of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases went up by 3 percent for the period August 8 to 14, the Department of Health (DOH) reported Monday.

From 3,904 per day from August 1 to 7, the number swelled to 4,001 daily last week.

The latest case bulletin showed

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United Clark blanks Mendiola, 5-0, for 2nd win in PFL tourney

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:14

IMUS - United Clark stole the show from Mendiola in the Philippines Football League's (PFL) first taste of action at the City of Imus Grandstand, dealing the home club a 5-0 defeat on Sunday night.

For the second straight week, United Clark won by the said scoreline on the road to continue im

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DOST chief vows to focus on job creation through STI

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:12

MANILA-Among the priorities of the new Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is job creation, and use of science, technology and innovation (STI) to address various concerns that the country is facing.

"There is job creation through STI, and this is also for countryside

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House pays homage to sprint queen Lydia de Vega-Mercado

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:09

MANILA - The House of Representatives on Monday adopted a resolution expressing its condolences to the family of Asia's sprint Queen Lydia de Vega-Mercado.

During the plenary session, the chamber adopted House Resolution 231, which also paid homage to De Vega-Mercado's contributions to the co

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41 dead in fire at Egyptian church west of Cairo

Mon, 2022-08-15 18:47

ANKARA - At least 41 people were killed and 14 others injured in a fire that erupted at an Egyptian church west of Cairo early Sunday, the Coptic Church said.

The fire broke out in Abu Sefein Church in the Greater Cairo district of Imbaba as a service was underway, the state news agency MENA

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PNP's enforcement capabilities get boost with P5-M donation

Mon, 2022-08-15 18:45

MANILA - The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday received PHP4.9 million worth of various office and police equipment from the PNP Foundation Inc. (PNPFI) that will boost its law enforcement capabilities.

PNP chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin and PNPFI chairman, former Senator and retired PNP

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DSWD-11 warns public vs. sham Facebook accounts

Mon, 2022-08-15 18:32

DAVAO CITY-The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Davao Region (DSWD-11) on Monday warned the public about the proliferation of fake Facebook (FB) accounts pretending to be belonging to the agency and contain the photos of Secretary Erwin Tulfo.

The bogus Facebook accounts, it s

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MisOr, CDO reactivate monitoring as Covid-19 cases rise

Mon, 2022-08-15 18:28

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The health office here and in the province of Misamis Oriental have intensified anew their monitoring and response to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

In an update on Monday, Dr. Israel Peralta, head of the Misamis Oriental health office, said the province has 63 ac

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Ilocos Norte to make essential medicines more accessible

Mon, 2022-08-15 18:25
LAOAG CITY - Essential medicines will soon be available in rural health units (RHUs) of Ilocos Norte through a consignment agreement with the Department of Health-run Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center (MMMH&MC) in Batac City.MMMH&MC chief Dr. Maria
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DOH chief urges Senate to make primary care basic core of UHC

Mon, 2022-08-15 18:24

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday recommended to the Senate to make "primary care" a basic core of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act

During a meeting on possible amendments to UHC or Republic Act 11223 conducted by the Committee on Health and Demography, Undersecretary Maria

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