DFA: Filipinos With COVID-19 Abroad Near 10K Mark

DFA: Filipinos With COVID-19 Abroad Near 10K Mark

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Save The Children Philippines Launches “E-Regalo Sa Mga Bata”

For every Php 10,000 raised through E-Regalo sa mga Bata, Save the Children will provide learning kits and life-saving essentials to 20 children.

DOTr Sec. Tugade Urges Drivers Of PUV To Participate In Gov’t’s Service Contract Program

Sa ilalim ng Service Contracting Program ng LTFRB, maaaring makatanggap ng karagdagang kita ang mga drayber na lubos na naapektuhan ang pangkabuhayan dahil sa COVID-19 pandemic.

In New Education Normal, Volunteers Help Fill Crucial Learning Gaps

“I volunteered because I didn’t want these kids to waste their time learning nothing,” says Emy Tarnate, one of the hundreds of volunteers helping children survive an education system altered by a global health crisis.

ECHO, OXFAM, World Vision, And ADRA Partner To Support Goni-Displaced Families In Bicol

World Vision, along with several of its partners, vows to provide immediate aid to the most affected communities in the hard-hit areas of the Bicol region.

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday reported 26 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases among Filipinos in the Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East, raising the overall case count abroad to 9,959.

Eight more recoveries and seven fatalities were also recorded by the agency, bringing the numbers to 5,868 and 733, respectively.

Most of the deaths were recorded in the Middle East/Africa with 452 to date, followed by the Americas with 178, Europe with 95, and the Asia Pacific with eight.

Meanwhile, there are 3,358 Filipinos still undergoing treatment for Covid-19, at least 357 are in the Asia Pacific, 501 are in Europe, 2,341 are in the Middle East/Africa region, while 159 are in the Americas.

“As we celebrate World Humanitarian Day today, the DFA acknowledges the challenges faced by humanitarian workers whose work is made more daunting by the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, we honor all of them, including those in our Foreign Service Posts and our nationals in different parts of the world who are working tirelessly in the frontlines,” the DFA said in a statement.

“Rest assured that the DFA is committed to ensuring the protection of its personnel, so that they may serve the Filipino people, whenever and wherever possible,” it added. (PNA)

College Students In N. Samar Village Get Internet Allowance

Amid the global healh crisis, Northern Samar has prioritized a program to help college students with their virtual classes by giving students internet allowances.

Gatchalian Turns Over 2K Sacks Of Rice To Isabela

Sen. Win Gatchalian led the formal turn-over of 2,000 sacks of rice worth PHP4 million from the Valenzuela City government to different towns in Luzon affected by the floods.

PH Nuclear S&T Innovations Go Online At Atomic Energy Week

Get a glimpse of DOST’s latest development in the local nuclear S&T community as it celebrates the 48th Atomic Energy Week from December 7 - 11, 2020.

Christmas Gift Ideas For Multitasking Professionals

With a starting price of PHP 51,990, Lenovo's ThinkBook line is available in the Philippines in three variants: ThinkBook 13s, ThinkBook 14, and ThinkBook 15.

Hino, J&T Express Forge Partnership; Add Delivery Trucks Amid Rising Consumer Demands

To help meet the rising demand of parcel delivery across the country, Hino Motors Philippines recently turned over 7 units of Hino 300 series to J&T Express Philippines.

NTF Vows To Aid Davao City In Addressing Covid-19 Surge

The national government assured the city government of Davao that it will help strengthen its COVID-19 programs followign the spike of COVID-19 cases in the area.

Central Luzon Reports 80% Covid-19 Recoveries

At least 80.75 percent of those who tested positive for COVID-19 in Central Luzon has recovered.

Obey Health Protocols To Avoid Post-Holiday Covid-19 Surge: PRRD

President Rodrigo Duterte urges the public to help the military and police stop the COVID-19 infection by staying inside their homes.

Café In Pangasinan Town Boosts Tourism, Livelihood Amid Pandemic

Scenic and Instragrammable view ba ang hanap mo? Check out this new café in Pangasinan!

Twitter Launches Its New Story-Like Feature Called ‘Fleets’

Have you tried Twitter’s newest feature?