Respect endorsement of new Beneco chief– Malacañang

MANILA – Malacañang on Monday appealed to a party-list group to respect the decision of the National Electrification Administration (NEA) board of administrators (BOA) to recommend a Palace official as a candidate for general manager of the Benguet Electric Cooperative (Beneco). This, after the Philippine Rural Electric Cooperatives Association Inc. (Philreca) questioned the NEA board decision to endorse Presidential Communications […]

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Extensive measures vs teenage pregnancies pushed

The city council has approved on first reading an ordinance seeking to set forth policies that prevent teenage pregnancies and institutionalize social protection for teenage parents. The proposed ordinance aims to bolster and augment existing programs of the city in order to curb the escalating number of teenage pregnancy cases more effectively. According to the Commission on Population, 2,422 babies […]

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DOST-PCHRD: Addressing the challenges brought by COVID-19 through R&D

In 2020 alone, the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) supported the implementation of 36 research projects related to COVID-19. Several of these health research projects and innovations have already provided significant inputs and contributions in the field of diagnostics, public health surveillance, and treatment for COVID-19: GenAmplifyTM CoronaVirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) rRT-PCR […]

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36,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine delivered to CAR

BAGUIO CITY, May 12 (PIA) – – The Regional Vaccination Operations Center (RVOC) reported that 36,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine were delivered to the Cordillera Administrative Region(CAR) this week. These will be used for the second dose of individuals vaccinated with the first tranche of AstraZeneca allocated to the region and for the first dose of the remaining unvaccinated eligible […]

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Kalinga opens banana trading post

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, — The newly completed P4.715 million worth-banana trading post funded under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) was opened here over the weekend. The project is granted through the PRDP-Kalinga LGU tie-up with Daram-Cudal Multi-purpose Cooperative as the proponent. Cesar Lagon of the Office of Provincial Agriculturist (OPAG) said the new facility will boost Kalinga’s banana […]

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Ifugao gov appeals for strict compliance with health protocols

LAGAWE, Ifugao, May 12 (PIA) – – Governor Jerry Dalipog appealed anew to the public to strictly comply with the minimum health standards as the province recorded cases of COVID-19 UK and South African variants. “Everyone is hereby advised again to strictly observe and follow the health protocols by wearing facemasks and face shields, observe physical distancing, washing and disinfecting […]

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Face shield now mandatory in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY – The city government has amended its ordinance requiring the mandatory wearing not only of face masks but face shields outside their homes. Aileen Refuerzo, Public Information Office chief, on Saturday said the city’s legislative body approved on final reading Ordinance No. 49, series of 2021, which amended Ordinance No. 45-2020 or the Face Mask Ordinance of Baguio […]

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The Lounge Lifestyle at Surplus

As we shift into new lifestyles – WFH arrangements, online classes, zoom meetings, binge-watching our favorite series- loungewear has become a defining fashion staple in many of our wardrobes. And after a year, in elevated style, it has found its way in the spring/summer runways – track pants at Celine and sweat suits at Rodarte and Balenciaga. Cozy, cool, and […]

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