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House of Representatives Files Bill of Tax Exemption for Senior Citizens

House of Representatives Files Bill of Tax Exemption for Senior Citizens

The House of Representatives filed a bill exempting senior citizens from payment of income taxes, in a bid to help them save up for their retirement. Party list representative and Chair of the House

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Bello Warns Employers Against Firing Workers Who Refuse Vaccination

Bello Warns Employers Against Firing Workers Who Refuse Vaccination

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III issued a warning to employers who will fire workers who refuse to get a COVID-19 vaccination. Stating that a worker’s refusal does not serve as termination grounds, the former

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South African Variant Detected in the Philippines

South African Variant Detected in the Philippines

The Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed entry of the South African Variant of the corona virus in the country, citing six cases. DOH reported that such cases were in the 8th batch of

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Return of Old PUJ Routes in Cebu City Deferred due to Rise in New Cases

Return of Old PUJ Routes in Cebu City Deferred due to Rise in New Cases

The continuous spike of Covid-19 cases in Cebu City has prompted the Jeepney Task Force to approve the move for NO additional routes of traditional public utility jeepneys in the city. Task force head

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Auring to Intensify into Tropical Depression

Auring to Intensify into Tropical Depression

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) has given warning that tropical depression Auring may escalate into a tropical storm before making landfall at Caraga. Wednesday night has seen the typhoon to

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Taal Island Residents Ordered to Evacuate due to Volcano’s Increased Activity

Taal Island Residents Ordered to Evacuate due to Volcano’s Increased Activity

Residents in Taal Volcano Island were given orders to evacuate by Batangas officials last February 16 due to a slight increase of activity. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHILVOCS), Taal

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Philippines among China’s Priority List for Covid-19 Vaccines

Philippines among China’s Priority List for Covid-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines are set to arrive in the country within this month; thereby, making its arrival ahead of the COVAX vaccines promised by the World Health Organization. According to presidential spokesperson, Harry Roque, the

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Child car seat law’s full enforcement deferred

Child car seat law’s full enforcement deferred

While the Child Car Seat Law was already implemented last February 02, full and strict enforcement would not begin until several months later. According to Roberta Valera, Land Transportation Office (LTO) Deputy Director for

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Health Workers from 4 Metro Manila Hospitals First to be Given Covid-19 Vaccine

Health Workers from 4 Metro Manila Hospitals First to be Given Covid-19 Vaccine

The first to receive Covid-19 shots will be health workers from four Covid-19 referral hospitals located in Metro Manila as soon as the vaccines will arrive within this month. According to Carlito Galvez, Jr.,

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Ammonia Leaked from Ice Plant in Navotas Prompting Nearby Residents to Evacuate

Ammonia Leaked from Ice Plant in Navotas Prompting Nearby Residents to Evacuate

An ice plant along the North Bay Boulevard of Navotas City had an ammonia leak; thereby prompting authorities to have nearby residents leave their houses and temporarily stay in evacuation centers. As vapors released

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