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Almost 40 percent of 6th class rural areas in the country ‘doctor-less’

Almost 40 percent of the “6th class” rural areas in the Philippines have no doctors because new graduates of schools of medicine refuse to...

Communists end nationwide ceasefire

The nationwide ceasefire of the New People’s Army (NPA) expired midnight last night, after being in effect for 36 days. All units of the NPA...

Sen. Sotto presses for mass testing on COVID

Senate President Vicente Sotto III over the weekend pressed for the increase in mass testing coverage nationwide as areas under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ)...

‘Cayetano ready to relinquish speakership if congressmen don’t want him to stay’

MANILA, Philippines – According to reports, House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano is ready to relinquish control of the House of Representatives if congressmen don't...

Transmitted anti-terror bill will still be reviewed by Duterte

The anti-terror bill, earlier transmitted to Malacañang, will still be reviewed by President Rodrigo Duterte before being signed, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said...

GABRIELA to Duterte on VFA termination— Make it real, cancel Balikatan 2020 exercises

With the Philippine government issuing its notice of termination of the RP-US Visiting Forces Agreement to the US government, women’s rights group GABRIELA challenged...

3,600 buses, 1,500 modern jeepneys, UV Express back on the roads in MM roads...

Approximately 3,600 buses and 1,500 modern jeepneys and UV Express units are expected to return to Metro Manila's roads on Monday, June 22, as...

Families of 32 fallen health workers to each receive P1-M death benefit

Families of the 32 fallen health workers in the Philippines will each soon receive a P1 million death benefit, the Department of Health (DOH)...

Senator  Francis Pangilinan calls on AFP and DND on using Reserve Force

Senator Francis Pangilinan has called on the Armed Forces of the Philippines  (AFP) and the Department of National  Defense (DND) to use the AFP...

WHO acknowledges evidence that coronavirus transmission can be airborne

The World Health Organization (WHO) has acknowledged there is emerging evidence that the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can be spread by tiny particles suspended...