Wednesday, January 20, 2021
 

William B. Depasupil

Give vaccine priority to poor – bishops

Bishops and priests in Metro Manila declined the free coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines offered to the clergy, saying the poor should be given...

Theft charges dropped vs Ex-DoH secretary

THE Pasig City Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed a complaint filed against former Health secretary Dr. Alfredo Bengzon and daughter-in-law Margaret for qualified theft and...

Actress Nova Villa receives Papal award

POPE Francis awarded veteran actress Nova Villa the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Cross or the Cross of Honor for helping share the Catholic faith in the local...

PH Immigration received 120K queries on Covid restrictions in 2020

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) has received more than 120,000 queries in 2020 from its hotline, email and other social media platforms over public...

Petition to protect San Sebastian Church launched

A group launched an online petition to stop the construction of a 31-story condominium behind the historic San Sebastian Church in Quiapo, Manila. The San Sebastian Basilica Conservation...

DoLE employees in Nazarene feast under quarantine

EMPLOYEES of the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) who attended the celebration of the Feast of the Black Nazarene on Saturday were directed to go...

Ex-Health chief stopped anew in bid to retake hospital

THE Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed its decision to deny the camp of former Health secretary Alfredo Bengzon to regain control and management of The...

SC ground rules set for anti-terror act hearings

THE Supreme Court begins on January 19 oral arguments on at least 37 consolidated petitions questioning the constitutionality of Republic Act (RA) 11479, the...

Somber Nazarene feast in pandemic’s shadow

Instead of the usual multitudes of devotees, the crowds will be held to a minimum as the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic looms over...

DoLE supports safeguard duty on imported cars

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) has thrown its support behind the imposition of a provisional safeguard duty on imported passenger cars and...

Pandemic lays bare WHO’s powerlessness – experts

GENEVA: The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed how underfunded and powerless the World Health Organization is to carry out the tasks the world expects of...

A new Covid-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases

The race against the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer...

3 more Covid-19 cases linked to Australian Open arrivals

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has ruled out any change in the best-of-five set format for men’s singles matches at the season-opening tennis...

PH has 1,357 new Covid cases  

The Philippines reported 1,357 new cases of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), for a total of 504,084. Davao City had the highest number of new cases at 130, followed by Rizal, 71, Quezon...

PNP vows no crackdown, militarization in UP

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday gave assurances that there will be no crackdown and militarization inside campuses of the University of the...