Monday, March 1, 2021

World Vision Assisted 64,000 People Affected By Typhoons Rolly And Ulysses

To date, World Vision has helped 64,000 people devastated by typhoons Rolly and Ulysses.

Sarah Geronimo To Crown Phoenix SUPER LPG’s Kalderoke Winner

Popstar Royalty Sarah Geronimo will crown the Kalderoke winner this Saturday, February 27! Sino kaya ang mananalo?

Phoenix Petroleum Bags 4 Trophies At 56th Anvil Awards

Congratulations, Phoenix! Phoenix Petroleum won a Gold Anvil and three Silver Anvils during the 56th Anvil Awards for its excellent campaign programs.

Eight SM Companies Receive Golden Arrow Awards On Corporate Governance

Eight SM Companies were given Golden Arrow Awards for their excellant practice of corporate governance.

Cold Storage Facilities For Covid-19 Vax Adequate: DOH

Cold Storage Facilities For Covid-19 Vax Adequate: DOH

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World Vision Assisted 64,000 People Affected By Typhoons Rolly And Ulysses

To date, World Vision has helped 64,000 people devastated by typhoons Rolly and Ulysses.

Sarah Geronimo To Crown Phoenix SUPER LPG’s Kalderoke Winner

Popstar Royalty Sarah Geronimo will crown the Kalderoke winner this Saturday, February 27! Sino kaya ang mananalo?

Phoenix Petroleum Bags 4 Trophies At 56th Anvil Awards

Congratulations, Phoenix! Phoenix Petroleum won a Gold Anvil and three Silver Anvils during the 56th Anvil Awards for its excellent campaign programs.

Eight SM Companies Receive Golden Arrow Awards On Corporate Governance

Eight SM Companies were given Golden Arrow Awards for their excellant practice of corporate governance.

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday said there is adequate cold storage facilities across the temperature ranges required for storing the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines which are scheduled to arrive in the country next month.

“We came from Unilab, then we went to RITM (Research Institute for Tropical Medicine) and then now Zuellig, and we will continue to look at the different government facilities, storage facilities. And so far, what we have seen, suggest very strongly there is adequacy cold storage facilities across the three different temperature ranges from +2 to +8, the -30 and then the -70 to -80 degrees centigrade temperature cold storage facilities,” Duque said during a press briefing at the Zuellig Pharma in Paranaque City.

Duque, together with chief implementer of the National Policy Against Covid-19 and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. and other National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 officials, inspected the cold storage facilities inside Unilab Pharma Campus, the RITM, and the Zuellig Pharma in preparation for the arrival of coronavirus vaccines.

Duque noted that the Zuellig Pharma’s cold storage facility can accommodate 650 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines needing +2 to +8 degrees centigrade storage temperature; 40 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines at -20 degrees centigrade; and 6.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines at -70 to -80 degrees centigrade.

He added Zuellig also has cold storage facilities in Davao City and Cebu City and its warehouses are “strategically located to be able to deliver the vaccines from Metro Manila to Regions 7 and 11 and reach the actual vaccination sites.

The RITM can store over a million doses of Covid-19 vaccines requiring -70 to -80 degrees centigrade storage while Unilab can store five million doses of Covid-19 vaccines requiring +2 to +8 degrees centigrade storage.

This year, the goal of the national government is to be able to import 140 to 150 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines from seven manufacturers — Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinovac, AstraZeneca, Novovax, Johnson and Johnson, Gamaleya and Bharat BioTech.

Earlier, the DOH said the vaccines will be delivered in tranches so the NTF is working on a plan for the vaccine delivery schedules.

Meanwhile, Galvez confirmed that China will donate 500,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines by Feb. 20.

“Now, once that EUA (emergency use authorization) has been approved, they can deliver immediately,” he said.

Galvez added the government is currently negotiating with two other countries but they will not disclose the name of the countries yet. (PNA)

DepEd Execs Inspect Island, Mountain Schools In Zambales

Although the plan for face-to-face classes is still being studied, officials of the DepEd regional inspect six elementary and high schools in Zambales to prepare for the eventual holding of in-person classes once allowed by President Duterte.

Smile Train Philippines’ Virtual Telehealth Program Wins Anvil Award

Congratulations! Smile Train Philippines’ efforts to bring uninterrupted care and smile to patients recognized in the 56th Anvil Award.

Farmers Encouraged To Ensure Rice Crops Get Sufficient Nutrients

“Rice crops yield more if they get the right nutrients in their right amount in every stage of their development,” said PhilRice specialist Sandro D. Cañete.

Ilocos Norte To Hire Seniors, OSYs As Tourism Aides

The Ilocos Norte Tourism Office (INTO) will be going to hire some tourism aides, including senior citizens and out-of-school youths (OSY).

Eight SM Companies Receive Golden Arrow Awards On Corporate Governance

Eight SM Companies were given Golden Arrow Awards for their excellant practice of corporate governance.

#Reinvent Wellness With Globe At Home FB Live Event On Feb 27, Saturday 10AM

Experience the virtual Fitfest for all with Globe this coming February 27 on their official Facebook page.

14th Covid-19 Relief Flight From Myanmar Arrives In Manila

The Philippine government brings home 55 overseas Filipinos from Myanmar, the 14th Covid-19 relief flight for Pinoy citizens there.

BDO Posts P28.2 Billion Net Income In 2020

BDO Unibank, Inc. remains optimistic even their net income went down to P28.2 billion from P44.2 billion in 2019.

PH Asks UK, Germany To Provide Vaccines For OFWs

DOLE Sec. Silvestre Bello III requests the U.K and Germany to provide vaccines for OFWs displaced by the pandemic as part of the agreement in relation to the deployment of health service workers, particularly nurses.

3 Pinoy Space Engineers Make History With Maya-2 Cubesat Launch

Three Pinoy geniuses mark the history of space science in the Philippines with the launch of the country's second cube satellite, called Maya-2 CubeSat.

Spotlight

World Vision Assisted 64,000 People Affected By Typhoons Rolly And Ulysses

To date, World Vision has helped 64,000 people devastated by typhoons Rolly and Ulysses.

Sarah Geronimo To Crown Phoenix SUPER LPG’s Kalderoke Winner

Popstar Royalty Sarah Geronimo will crown the Kalderoke winner this Saturday, February 27! Sino kaya ang mananalo?

Phoenix Petroleum Bags 4 Trophies At 56th Anvil Awards

Congratulations, Phoenix! Phoenix Petroleum won a Gold Anvil and three Silver Anvils during the 56th Anvil Awards for its excellent campaign programs.

Eight SM Companies Receive Golden Arrow Awards On Corporate Governance

Eight SM Companies were given Golden Arrow Awards for their excellant practice of corporate governance.

Lifestyle

ÀMEN Launches New Mask Collection Via Fashion Show Featuring 3D Finger Puppets

ÀMEN joins the trend as it launches its newest 3D finger puppet mask collection on March 5 in celebration of Women's Month.

Jollibee USA Serves Next-Level Chickenjoy In New Musical Advertisement

Jollibee USA's new Chickenjoy commercial leaves viewers the Last Song Syndrome ‘LSS’ effect. Mapapakanta ka na lang talaga habang nagki-crave.

Sinovac Covid-19 Vaccine Is Safe: FDA

FDA Director General Eric Domingo says "its safety profile is good" referring to Sinovac Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine with an efficacy rate of 65.3 to 91.2%.

Pwede More Or Sana All: Order A Variety Of Max’s Group Favorites

You can now order a variety of items from different brands in just one transaction with Max's Group's latest innovation!

Entertainment

Vice Ganda: “Baka Akala Ng Mga Foreigners Sila Lang Kayang Bumili Nito”

“Ako ang pambato dito sa Pilipinas,” sabi ni Vice Ganda at sa wakas ay ipinasilip na nito ang kaniyang koleksiyon ng mamahaling boots.

Regine Promises New Repertoire And Surprise Guest In “Freedom” Concert

Alamin ano itong panibagong pasabog na ihahatid ni Regine Velasquez-Alcasid sa kaniyang mga fans sa nalalapit nitong concert.

“Tunay Na Buhay” Turns 10, Features Life Story Of Vic Sotto

In celebration of "Tunay na Buhay" 10th anniversary features personal stories of Vic Sotto including his childhood memories, how TVJ group started, and his principles as a father.

More Stories

7.5K Health Workers To Get First Covid Shots In Davao City

At least 7,500 health care workers in Davao city are set to receive the Covid-19 vaccines allocated by the national government.

Pinoys Urged To Unite, Protect Rights On People Power Anniversary

President Duterte on Thursday enjoined Filipinos to stand united and stay vigilant in protecting their rights in commemoration of the 35th anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution.

DPWH Turns Over New Isolation Facilities To Bataan Town

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) turns over PHP41.89 million worth of new isolation facilities to the municipal government of Mariveles, Bataan in support of the fight against Covid-19.

NegOr Health Authorities Gear Up For Covid Vax Info Drive

Negros Oriental health authorities gear up for a massive information and dissemination campaign.

TESDA Distributes Over 2K Tool Kits To Graduates

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority-Cordillera Regional Office (TESDA-CAR) distributes 2,711 tool kits to its scholars who graduated in the 16 short courses.

Travel

Palawan Eyes Reopening Of Calauit Safari Park In March

Palawan government eyes to open the Calauit Safari Park in Palawan by March.

DENR-Davao Intensifies Mt. Apo Trekking And Camping Policy

DENR-Davao pushes striker trekker rules in Mt. Apo but if remains unfollowed the government might decide to temporarily close the site for rehabilitation.

DOT Backs Vaccine Passport For Tourism Recovery

The Department of Tourism (DOT) supports the proposed vaccine passport for arriving visitors, a concept it believes would help further build travel confidence.

Hopes Up On Ilocos Norte Eco-Adventure Park Revival

An eco-adventure park in Ilocos Norte could soon be in development!

Motoring

Road Improvement Needed To Address Insurgency: PRRD

President Duterte sees the need to improve barangay roads in Mindanao, especially in the Caraga region, to address the insurgency in the place.

MMDA To Open Zipper Lane For EDSA People Power Anniversary

MMDA sets to open a zipper lane along White Plains Avenue in Quezon City on Thursday (Feb.25) for the celebration of the 35th EDSA People Power Revolution.

DPWH Proposal To Upgrade Currimao Seaport Access Road OK’d

The improvement of the access road leading to the International Seaport of Currimao has already obtained the approval of the national government to improve transport services in the area.