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Heat exhaustion downs Leni; DOH issues stroke alert
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The Department of Health (DOH) urged the public to take precautionary measures with the steadily rising temperatures as Vice President Leni Robredo canceled her visit to Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija yesterday after suffering...
DSWD using analytics for ‘Big One’ response
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 26, 2017 - 12:00am
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has prepared a “predictive analytics” for its humanitarian response in the event that the Big One, or the 7.2-magnitude earthquake, hits Metro Manila...
Rody urged to reject Dole order on ‘endo’
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Reiterating that the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)’s Department Order 174 recently signed by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III does not conform with President Duterte’s commitment to end...
Supplemental impeach complaint may be rejected
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
The supplemental impeachment complaint to be filed against President Duterte over his pronouncements on Chinese encroachment in the country’s territorial waters will not progress.
DOLE downplays layoff scenario
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 19, 2017 - 12:00am
An official of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) shrugged off yesterday the Employers’ Confederation of the Philippines’ warning that Department Order No. 174 would lead to massive displacement...
Employers warn of job losses from ‘endo’ order
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 18, 2017 - 12:00am
An official of the Employers’ Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) yesterday warned of massive retrenchment due to Department Order 174 signed by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Thursday.
Rody: Natural family planning doesn’t work
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Natural family planning methods will not work as the urge to have sex cannot be stopped, President Duterte said.
Smoke-free EO pushed
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 14, 2017 - 12:00am
A group of cancer survivors yesterday expressed support for a “stronger” anti-smoking law that would effectively protect the people from the harm of tobacco use.
PRC unit upholds ruling on CPA hires
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 12, 2017 - 12:00am
The Board of Accountancy (BoA) of the Professional Regulation Commission has ruled to uphold a resolution requiring companies to employ certified public accountants (CPA) to prepare their financial statements.
WHO: 1.7M kids dying every year from pollution
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 12, 2017 - 12:00am
Some 1.7 million children below five years old across the globe die every year because of unhealthy environment, a new report of the World Health Organization (WHO) showed.
Duterte wants law upheld in Mighty case
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 12, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte was asked yesterday to uphold the rule of law in the tax evasion case against Mighty Corp. and not settle for a P5-billion compromise agreement.
Surgeon to head PhilHealth
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 11, 2017 - 12:00am
Surgeon Hildegardes Dineros is taking the reins of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. after President Duterte nominated him to the post and an election by the PhilHealth board last Tuesday.
‘Don’t be scared by Lanao doctor’s killing’
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 9, 2017 - 12:00am
The killing of municipal health officer Dreyfuss Perlas should not discourage doctors from serving in far-flung communities, the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) said yesterday.
DOH holds ‘Black Monday’ protest for slain doctor
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 7, 2017 - 12:19am
Officials and employees of the Department of Health (DOH) wore black armbands yesterday to demand justice for slain municipal health officer Dreyfuss Perlas.
Duque elected GSIS chairman; Romulo to DBP
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 5, 2017 - 10:44pm
Former health secretary Francisco Duque III was elected chairman of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) by its board of trustees last Feb. 28.
Comelec orders Erap probed
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 4, 2017 - 10:18pm
While the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has junked the disqualification case against Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, the poll body will still investigate the allegations lodged against him by his rival, Alfredo...
‘No travel tax, terminal fees for OFWs’
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 4, 2017 - 12:31am
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III yesterday ordered airline companies to stop collecting travel tax and terminal fees from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
W. Visayas workers to get pay hike
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 4, 2017 - 12:00am
Minimum wage earners in Western Visayas will get a salary increase starting March 16, the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) announced yesterday.
Slain doctor gets posthumous award
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 4, 2017 - 12:00am
The Department of Health (DOH) has posthumously bestowed the Bayani ng Kalusugan award to the municipal health officer of Sapada town in Lanao del Norte who was gunned down on Wednesday night.
Comelec mulling new design for voters’ ID
by Sheila Crisostomo - March 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Despite a 24-million backlog in voter’s identification cards, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is considering a new design for the ID.
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