Comelec to discuss post-lockdown polls for Shanghai

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will discuss the possibility of allowing Filipinos in Shanghai, China to vote after the host country has lifted the lockdown due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Commissioner Marlon Casquejo, who heads the Comelec Office for Overseas Voting (OFOV), said the seven-man panel of the commission would tackle the matter. […]

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Incoming press chief eyes review of PCOO programs

Press Secretary-designate Trixie Cruz-Angeles on Wednesday said she will gauge the effectiveness of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) policies and programs to determine which could be continued under the next administration. This, after outgoing Communications Secretary Martin Andanar hoped for the continuity of the PCOO’s existing projects under the leadership of President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” […]

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Vloggers accreditation for Palace coverage pushed

Giving social media personalities access to Palace press briefings is one of the priorities of the incoming Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles. During the Laging Handa briefing on Wednesday, Cruz-Angeles said she would push for a policy that would allow vloggers to cover Malacañang events, including the activities of President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. “We are […]

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DOH-8 pushes fogging to curb rising dengue cases

The Department of Health (DOH) in Eastern Visayas has expressed support for fogging activities to combat the rising cases of dengue fever in the region. DOH regional information officer Jelyn Lopez-Malibago said fogging is highly recommended in communities with high cases of the mosquito-borne disease. “Dengue is a fatal disease and in order to avoid […]

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Davao City ranks 5th in teen pregnancy cases

The city government said it has intensified its information education campaign to help address the high number of teen pregnancy cases here amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This after data from the City Health Office (CHO) and the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) showed that the city ranks fifth nationwide in teenage pregnancy incidence. […]

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