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PCG assists rescue of 3 fishermen in Albay
6:20 pm on 5 December 2021, Sunday
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Station Albay has rescued a half-submerged motorbanca carrying three fishermen at the vicinity waters off Barangay Salvacion, Malilipot, Albay on Thursday, Dec. 2. The stranded motorbanca set out from Caramoran, Catanduanes, on its way to Tabaco, Albay. While on the water, it was battered by la...
DOLE opens 15k jobs for anniversary 'hybrid' fairs by Ruscelle Ureta
6:18 pm on 5 December 2021, Sunday
In celebration of the labor department's 88th founding anniversary, some 15,000 local and overseas employment opportunities will be offered to jobseekers across the country. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III encourages displaced workers and jobseekers to take advantage of the 15,569 local and overseas jobs in the 'hybrid' j...
First PH passport renewal center launched in Los Angeles
6:14 pm on 5 December 2021, Sunday
First PH passport renewal center launched in Los Angeles The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) with the Philippine Consulate General, inaugurated the first Philippine ePassport Renewal Center in Los Angeles (LA PaRC). Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. said the LA PaRC system amplifies consular operations of 94 em...
5 wounded in Marawi school shooting
6:13 pm on 5 December 2021, Sunday
Five people were reported injured after armed men engaged in a mauling and shooting spree inside the Mindanao State University (MSU) in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur on December 2. The victims were identified as Aripodin Darayno Mamacuna, ripodin Darayno Mamacuna, Anwar Dimaodin Kiram,Mohaimen Batal Maba. The fifth wounded vic...
Monarchs are kings of PNVF Champions League
4:32 pm on 5 December 2021, Sunday
LIPA City—The Team Dasmariñas Monarchs bucked tremendous odds to carve a stunning 19-25, 26-24, 25-18, 25-17 victory over Go for Gold-Air Force and emerge as the first-ever Philippine National Volleyball Federation Champions League men’s champions on Saturday at the Aquamarine Recreational Center. Besides winning the g...
BOC seizes smuggled onions declared as margarine
4:29 pm on 5 December 2021, Sunday
Two containers of smuggled red onions were seized anew by the Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Port of Cagayan de Oro (CDO) in the Mindanao Container Terminal Sub-Port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental, on Wednesdday, Dec. 1. The shipment, which came from China was labeled as "margarine" and was consigned to Humility Trading Comp...
Over 13K BuCor inmates fully vaccinated
3:42 pm on 5 December 2021, Sunday
The number of fully vaccinated Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLs) in Bureau of Corrections have risen to 13,656 or 28% of the 48,537 inmates in its facilities across the country. According to the latest data from the BuCor, as of December 3, there are also 25,499 inmates tagged as partially vaccinated. So far, 39,155 inmate...
Panel formed to run after smishing, text spams scammers
3:41 pm on 5 December 2021, Sunday
An inter-agency committee composed of ten government agencies, including the National Privacy Commission, has been formed to catch those behind smishing and text spams luring the public to join spurious investment schemes and work-from-home jobs. According to a statement from the NPC, the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Center ...
Cops to be deployed in 28 schools as face-to-face classes resumes in 28 NCR schools
3:19 pm on 5 December 2021, Sunday
Drawing lessons from the public outrage over the deployment of fully-armed policemen inside a Pangasinan school, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said it is already preparing for the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes in 28 Metro Manila schools starting Monday, December 6. PNP chief Gen. Dionardo Carlos said the PNP has alr...
Salceda requests BIR to allow OFWs to register their TINs online
3:17 pm on 5 December 2021, Sunday
A lawmaker has urged the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to allow overseas Filipino Workers to apply for their Tax Identification Numbers (TINs) online and without the need for face-to-face transactions, calling the sector a “sleeping giant” of potential investors in the Philippines. Albay second district Rep. Joe...
'One Town One Product' eyed to encourage growth of small businesses
3:16 pm on 5 December 2021, Sunday
To further encourage the growth of local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), Senator Win Gatchalian sought to institutionalize "One Town, One Product (OTOP) Philippines" through Senate Bill No. 2366 or the One Town, One Product Philippines Act. The proposed law seeks to enable the recovery of lo...
4 towns in Pampanga, now COVID-19 free
3:15 pm on 5 December 2021, Sunday
Based on the latest provincial bulletin, the municipalities of Sasmuan, Apalit, Minalin, and San Luis recorded zero active cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday, December 4. Only three additional cases were also recorded on Saturday with six new recoveries and no deaths. Angeles City reported no new cases and deaths, and a singl...