Cebu City Unveils First Fully Equipped Health Command Center in Visayas

Cebu City – The Department of Health (DOH) has officially launched the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) Command Center, a cutting-edge facility aimed at improving emergency and disaster management across the Visayas. The center, based in ...

Iloilo City Receives 6,000 Vaccine Vials to Combat Pertussis Outbreak

ILOILO CITY — In response to a pertussis outbreak, the Department of Health (DOH) has provided 6,000 vials of pentavalent vaccines to Iloilo City to support its immunization efforts. According to Iloilo City health officer Annabelle Tang, who spoke at...

Bangsamoro Region Prepares for 2025 Parliamentary Elections with Successful Voter Registration

MAGUINDANAO DEL NORTE, Philippines — The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) is gearing up for its inaugural parliamentary elections, set to take place concurrently with the Philippines' midterm polls in May 2025. This follows a su...

President Marcos Calls for Energy Conservation Amid Power Alerts in Luzon...

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. urged all government agencies on Tuesday to ensure a stable power supply following the issuance of red and yellow alert statuses on the Luzon power grid. This directive comes in response to signi...

Philippines to Host 2nd National Peace Convention in Pasay City

PASAY CITY – The Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) is poised to host the 2nd National Peace Convention on April 20, 2024, at the Philippine International Convention Center. This event, focusing on peace legislation, education,...

Iloilo Public Transport Unaffected by Caravan Attempt

Iloilo, Philippines — Despite concerns, a transport caravan on Monday did not disrupt public transportation services in Iloilo and Panay, authorities confirmed. The event, which was not widely participated in by local groups, aimed to challenge transp...

Filipinos Turn to Internet and TV for News, Survey Finds

Manila, Philippines — The Internet has emerged as the primary source of political news for Filipinos, surpassing traditional media outlets, according to a recent survey by Publicus Asia Inc. This trend reflects a significant shift in how news is consu...

Antique Province Declares State of Calamity Amidst El Niño Challenges

ANTIQUE – The Antique Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) moved to declare a state of calamity throughout the province in response to severe El Niño impacts. This decision aims to facilitate urgent support for affected c...

Albay to Launch PHP866 Million in Infrastructure Projects Across Four Municipalities

Ligao City, Philippines — Residents of Guinobatan, Oas, Polangui, and Ligao City in Albay Province are poised to receive a significant boost from PHP866 million in infrastructure investments scheduled to begin this April. These projects aim to enhance...

DSWD Initiates Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program in Batanes

BASCO, BATANES – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) officially introduced the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) to Basco, Batanes on Monday, aiming to extend social welfare services to this remote northern province. Acco...

Northern Mindanao to Open First Bamboo Innovation Hub in Bukidnon

BUKIDNON – The Northern Mindanao region is set to establish its first Bamboo Textile Fiber Innovation Hub (BTFIH) at the Central Mindanao University in Maramag, scheduled to launch in September. This initiative marks a significant advancement in local...

Lithuanian Athlete Mykolas Alekna Sets New Men’s Discus World Record

RAMONA, OKLAHOMA – Mykolas Alekna of Lithuania has set a new men's discus world record, throwing a distance of 74.35 meters at the Oklahoma Throws Series competition. This achievement surpasses the previous record of 74.08 meters held since 1986. Ac...

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