Articles in the category News and Events (160)

The chief of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) assured that the rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City will be completed by the end of next year. “The rehabilitation of Marawi City is on track and we can state that the rehabilitation will be completed by December of 2021,”
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Published on 11/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Communities, News and Events, Society
Tags: Marawi, rehabilitation
An alleged leader of an Islamic State-inspired local terror group and his brother were killed in a joint military and police operation in Surallah, South Cotabato, officials confirmed Thursday. Col. Jemuel Siason, South Cotabato police director, said that Jeoffrey Nilong, alyas Momoy, leader of Dawlah Islamiyah – Soccsksargen, and his younger brother, Amen Nilong, were killed Wednesday morning after eluding a checkpoint established in Barangay Lamsugod following an intelligence report of the du
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Published on 11/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: News and Events, Politics
Russia has proposed to manufacture its vaccine for the new coronavirus in the Philippines, a move seen as opening a Southeast Asian hub for the production of its drug for COVID-19. The plan is part of a bilateral deal proposed by Russia to the Philippines, which includes joint clinical trials and immediate provision of vaccine supply after the third and final phase and regulatory approval.
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Published on 11/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Health, News and Events, Technology
Tags: country, COVID-19, Manila, vaccine
Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is mulling deep job cuts across the board in a bid to survive the COVID-19 pandemic while it waits for government support that has been slow to arrive. PAL is looking at more drastic measures to reduce costs as demand remains weak and travel restrictions in the country and overseas continue six months since the Philippine government imposed strict lockdown measures.
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Published on 08/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, News and Events, Travel
Tags: airline, COVID-19, government