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Events that happen in the political subdivisions of the Republic of the Philippines

Money-making scheme in PhilHealth’s failure to withhold taxes from cash advances for COVID-19

A possible money-making motive is seen after PhilHealth decided not to withhold taxes from the releases it made to health care institutions through the...

PhilHealth gave Davao Region P566,793 per COVID-19 patient, former lawmaker Terry Ridon says

A former party-list lawmaker on Friday revealed that the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has given a funding of P566,793 per COVID-19 patient. This, as...

FDA reminds public on possible side effects of vaccines being developed

The Food and Drug Administration  (FDA) on Thursday reminded the public of the possible side effects of vaccines being developed, which are now on...

Ex-PhilHealth chief Garin confirms existence of mafia, says ‘Malakas ang mafia sa loob’

Iloilo 1st District Rep. Janette Loreto-Garin, who is a former Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) chairperson, on Wednesday confirmed an existence of a “mafia”...

BREAKING:  Philippines’ COVID-19 tally tops 143,000 with 4,444 new cases;  2,404 deaths;  68,997 recoveries

The Philippines’ tally of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases increased  to 143,749 on Wednesday after the Department of Health (DOH) announced 4,444 new infections. Of...

Russia’s vaccine Sputnik V vs. COVID-19 needs further study—Duque

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday said he is not giving yet the Russian vaccine against COVID-19 a go signal, as he said...

Russia claims to have created the first approved vaccine vs. COVID-19

    Russia on Tuesday claimed to have become the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine, a move that was met with international skepticism and...

COVID-19 updates:  139,538 cases;  2,312 deaths;  68,432 recoveries

Nearly 140,000 coronavirus infections have been recorded in the Philippines as the country's health department reported 2,987 additional cases on Tuesday. On Monday, the government...

Davao City hospital had the lion’s share of reimbursement for COVID-19 patients — PhilHealth...

A hospital located in Davao City got the lion’s share of reimbursement for COVID-19 patients, a Philippine Health Insurance Corporation’s (PhilHealth) legal counsel said...

Ex-Comelec chair Brillantes passes away, Malacañang condoles

Malacañang expressed its sympathies to the family of former Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr., who passed away on Tuesday. “We condole with...

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