Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide

06/02/2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wielding extraordinary federal authority, President Donald Trump threatened the nation’s governors on Monday that he would deploy the military to states if they did not stamp out violent protests over police brutality that have…

Greece to impose nationwide lockdown

03/23/2020

Greece will impose a nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus, limiting people to their homes except for essential outings, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Sunday. “I have given orders that all appropriate action be…

President eyes plastics ban

11/08/2019

President Duterte is considering a ban on plastics in the country to protect the environment from plastic waste pollution. Mr. Duterte raised the idea at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday night, during a presentation by Vernice Victorio,…

DOH kicks off nationwide polio vaccination drive

Jovic Yee, Meg Adonis 10/15/2019

MANILA, Philippines — At Barangay Bagong Silangan in Quezon City, Julie Ann Ragum lined up starting at 8 a.m. on Monday with over 100 other parents who wanted to have their children immunized for free against polio…

PRO-7 team places sixth in nationwide SWAT competition in Davao

Benjie B. Talisic 11/09/2018

A TEAM of Special Weapons and Tactics representing Central Visayas placed sixth in the second nationwide Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Competition Challenge in Davao this week. Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas…

Cebu City is fourth richest city nationwide

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/06/2018

FOR THE third consecutive year, Cebu City made it to the top five richest cities in the Philippines, maintaining its rank of fourth place for 2017. This development delighted not only local officials but also members of…

DOH rolls out nationwide Hepa B testing

Inquirer.net 06/22/2018

THE Department of Health (DOH) has rolled out a nationwide testing program for Hepatitis B to prevent the disease from further spreading among Filipino children. DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III on Friday bared the agency’s National Hepatitis…

PLDT opens new data center in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/15/2018

Telco giant and digital services provider PLDT has opened its second VITRO Data Center in Cebu, which is its tenth all over the country. The P1 billion facility located in Mandaue City is poised to cater to…

Former DENR Secretary launches nationwide competition for socially-oriented orgs

Jose Santino S. Bun-achita 04/03/2018

Former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez continues rendering public service through helping community-based businesses. With her new iLOVE (Investments in Loving Organizations for Village Economies) Foundation, Lopez launched a nationwide competition for socially-oriented organizations that will be chosen…

Congress push for equal nationwide wage hike mulled

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/01/2018

LABOR groups are planning to file an equal minimum wage increase nationwide. Dennis Derige, spokesperson of the Partido Manggagawa (PM) Cebu said they are seeking for minimum wage increase for all minimum earners in the country, due…

A different Tokhang starts nationwide today

01/28/2018

OPLAN Tokhang officially resumes today nationwide. Police will be visiting houses of suspected drug personalities, to urge them to surrender. But, unlike previous Tokhang operations, police will not enter the houses they knock on, nor chase anybody…

Palace: There are classes, work nationwide

Inquirer.net 12/03/2017

MALACAÑANG clarified on Sunday that there are no cancellation of classes nationwide especially that a transport group has called off its slated nationwide transport strike on Monday and Tuesday. “On the online posts circulating that classes and…

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