Day: October 13, 2020

TD Ofel makes landfall over Eastern Samar

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Depression Ofel made landfall over Eastern Samar early Wednesday, according to the state weather bureau. In its 5 a.m. live weather update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that Ofel made landfall over the vicinity of Can-avid, Eastern Samar at 2:30 a.m. ADVERTISEMENT Based on Pagasa’s latest […]

Calls for better integration of allied health solutions to prevent increase in chronic conditions, as hundreds likely to suffer long-term effects of COVID-19

Allied health professionals need to stand alongside doctors and nurses to help prevent a blow out of chronic health conditions already costing Australia more than $27 billion each year. Data from COVID-19 studies show as many as 10-15 per cent of those who have had the virus show lingering effects needing rehabilitation and mental health […]

Cayetano apologizes for ‘misreading’ President’s intentions in speakership row

Taguig Rep. Alan PeterCayetano (Screengrab from his Facebook page) MANILA, Philippines — Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday apologized for “misreading” President Rodrigo Duterte’s intentions as he stepped down as leader of the House of Representatives moments after the body ratified the election of its new Speaker, Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco. “Mr. President, […]

MSMEs in tourism sector to get P6-B in loans

The Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Small Business Corp. (SBC) on Monday signed a memorandum of agreement for a government loan program for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the tourism industry that were hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Signed by Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, SBC president and chief executive officer Ma. Luna […]

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