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Access Voice Assistance Right On Your Wrist With Garmin’s New Venu 2 Plus GPS Smartwatch

Garmin’s latest offering lets you answer phone calls, send texts, and operate smart home devices without digging through your pocket or bag.

2GO Moves 500 Tons Of Critical Goods To Typhoon-Hit Areas

In the aftermath of Typhoon Odette, 2GO Sea Solutions has provided free port-to-port transportation of 500 tons of humanitarian materials from Manila to heavily typhoon-affected communities in the Philippines.

Cebu Guv Gives Out Cash Cards To ‘Odette’ Victims

Cebu City Governor Gwendolyn Garcia distributes cash cards that can be used to buy housing materials as well as food and other basic necessities to help families rebuild their houses damaged by Typhoon Odette.

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2GO Moves 500 Tons Of Critical Goods To Typhoon-Hit Areas

In the aftermath of Typhoon Odette, 2GO Sea Solutions has provided free port-to-port transportation of 500 tons of humanitarian materials from Manila to heavily typhoon-affected communities in the Philippines.

Airspeed Bridges Communities To Bring Critical Relief To Typhoon-Hit Areas

Airspeed offered the use of its warehouses in Manila and Cebu for free for storage of relief goods to be transported to areas hit by Typhoon Odette.

International Peace Conference To Commemorate Civilian-Led Peace Agreement In Mindanao

An international online peace conference will be held to celebrate the 8th anniversary of a civilian-led peace agreement in Mindanao on the 24th of January.

Ormoc City Strengthens Stance Toward RE

The Ormoc City government in Leyte has solidified its stance toward pursuing renewable energy within its jurisdiction with a recent resolution declaring it as an official policy in the city and encouraging the entire province to adopt it as well.

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Caraga Starts Rehab Of Rice Farms Hit By ‘Odette’

The Department of Agriculture in Caraga reported the arrival of 1,500 bags of certified seeds that will be distributed to rice farmers whose farms were devastated by Typhoon Odette.

Baguio, Ilagan Hailed As 2022 Asean Clean Tourist Cities

The cities of Baguio and Ilagan in the provinces of Benguet and Isabela are among this year's Asean Clean Tourist Cities awardees, the Department of Tourism announced Thursday.

DAR Gives ‘Buhay Sa Gulay’ Starter Kits In Kidapawan

The Department of Agrarian Reform in North Cotabato gave farming starter kits to a farmer’s group in Kidapawan City to help its members start a sustainable livelihood project.

570 Unvaxxed Commuters Get Covid-19 Jabs In QC

Hundreds of unvaccinated commuters apprehended in Quezon City have received their first dose of Covid-19 jabs since the implementation of the "no vaccination, no ride" policy on Monday.

Legazpi Bishop Issues New Guidelines For Church Activities

The Diocese of Legazpi on Thursday issued an updated guideline on church activities as a measure to help prevent a surge of Covid-19.
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Fil-Am Melissa Ramoso Becomes First Asian American Woman Mayor Of California Town

SPOTTED: Melissa Ramoso, a Filipino American community leader, has made history as the first Filipino female mayor of Artesia, California.

Negrense Para Swimmer Bags PH First Gold Medal In Asian Youth Paralympic Games

Ariel Alegarbes, a para swimmer from Negros, won three medals at the Asian Youth Paralympic Games in Manama, Bahrain!

Fr. Flavie Villanueva Is First Pinoy To Receive Human Rights Award From Dutch Gov’t

SPOTTED: A Filipino Catholic priest who was charged with sedition by the Duterte administration in 2019 for his work as a human rights defender has been acknowledged by the Dutch government.

First Asian To Play Blue Devils Is A Filipina

SPOTTED: A Filipina-American Gilas prospect is gearing up for her second year at Duke.

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NegOcc Police Reactivates Provincial Media Security Task Force

The Negros Occidental Police has reactivated the local media security task force to ensure protection for journalists and media workers during the coverage of the May 2022 elections.

Sara Returns To Siargao, Extends More Aid To Distressed Residents

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and members of her “UniTeam” went back to Siargao Island on Thursday to check the situation and oversee the continuing relief and rehabilitation efforts being undertaken for the victims of Typhoon Odette in the province.

Vax In Pharmas To Help Marikina Hit Daily Booster Shots Target

The accredited pharmacy for the “Resbakuna sa Botika” program in Marikina City is expected to serve a maximum of 200 recipients daily, Mayor Marcy Teodoro said.

Home-Bound Persons Exempt From ‘No Vax, No Ride’ Policy: DOTr

Individuals going home—whether bound for Metro Manila or away to a province—are now exempt from the “no vaccine, no ride” policy in public transportation in the National Capital Region.

Vax Policy In F2F Classes Aims To Protect, Not Discriminate

The Department of Education said Thursday its requirement of coronavirus vaccination for teaching and non-teaching personnel who will participate in limited face-to-face classes is to prevent the spread of the virus, not a discrimination.

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PH To Focus On Pfizer, Moderna For Pediatric Vaccination

The government expects the increase of vaccine demand for pediatric vaccination as they will soon start vaccinating children aged 5 to 11 years old, National Task Force against Covid-19 chief implementer, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., said Thursday.

‘Resbakuna Sa Botika’ Offers More Access To Covid-19 Vax

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno lauded the government and private sector, particularly the country’s leading drug stores, for offering additional access to Covid-19 vaccines through “Resbakuna sa Botika” program.

2°C-8°C Booster Jabs Available At Pharmacies: Galvez

Aged 18 years old and above may avail themselves of the booster shots in select Metro Manila branches, National Task Force against Covid-19 chief implementer, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., said.

Japan Gives $4.2-M For Shelter, Health Response To Odette-Hit PH

Japan and the International Organization for Migration have exchanged diplomatic notes for approximately PHP215.9 million projects that would provide shelter and medical equipment to provinces heavily affected by Typhoon Odette in parts of the Philippines.

Packaging Responsibility Bill To Address Plastic Waste Problem

Deputy Speaker Camille Villar said there is an urgent need to pass the packaging responsibility as consumers generate more single-use packaging and plastics from online purchases amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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