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.

Labella Willing To Get Vaccinated With Sinovac

Labella Willing To Get Vaccinated With Sinovac

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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.

Once the Sinovac vaccine becomes available here, Mayor Edgardo Labella said he is willing to be among the first Cebuanos to be inoculated.

“If only to show to our people that it is effective and there is no problem. If that is the purpose, why not. Magpakit ko magpa-inject ko, magpa vaccinate ko (I will show that I will get the injection for the vaccine),” Labella said in response to a media query during a press conference on Wednesday.

The mayor was asked if he is willing to be inoculated with the vaccine from China.

He, however, clarified that the people should not be forced to get the Chinese vaccine if they do not want it.

“We (should) give them the opportunity to choose (because) after all these are peoples’ money, these are taxpayers’ money. I won’t allow forcing the people. If there’s a way to provide them the vaccine they are comfortable with, then so be it,” he said.

The mayor appealed to Cebuanos to listen to the vaccine board he created, saying that the body is composed of experts in epidemiological diseases.

Those who want to be vaccinated with the ones from Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna, and others produced in different countries should, however, wait for their availability.

Meanwhile, Labella said the city government is now waiting for the approval of the national government before they can finalize the purchase of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines.

He said vaccine czar Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr. on Tuesday told him and other officials and members of the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) who attended a Zoom meeting that local government units (LGU) or private organizations could not “unilaterally order” vaccines without securing a nod from the national government.

The arrangement must be tripartite — LGU or a private firm, national government, and the supplier.

The city allocated PHP400 million for the Covid-19 vaccine purchase. (PNA)

Hontiveros: Local Coop Development Officers To Boost Recovery From Pandemic

Senator Hontiveros as one of the Cooperative Development Officer Bill authors seeks to create a permanent position for cooperatives development officer (CDO) in all local government units (LGUs).

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.

Strict Health Protocols Remain In Marikina Ahead Of Vax Arrival

Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro continues to implement strict health protocols ahead of the arrival of the Covid-19 vaccines in the country,

SMC Spends P1B To Vaccinate All 70,000 In Its Workforce For Free

Free Covid-19 vaccination for all 70,000 SMC workers.

SM Foundation Bags Four Anvil Awards

Congratulations! SM Foundation (SMFI) bags four awards in the recent 56th Anvil Awards.

realme To Reshape Filipino Digital Lifestyle With #realmeTechLife

realme is bringing a new generation of digital lifestyle experience with the new realme TechLife!

Cebu City Online Job Fair Offers 1K Vacancies

PESO-Cebu City will open over 1,000 jobs for Cebuanos on Feb. 24.

BARMM Distributes Over 500 ICT Equipment To Field Offices

Kudos! BARMM receives PHP3.9-million worth of various ICT equipment to its field offices.

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.

Converge Rolls Out Mobile Business Centers For Quick Customer Service

Converge deploys more mobile business centers in Valenzuela City to quickly address the needs of its fast-growing subscriber base in the city and parts of Luzon.

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.

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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.