A total of 264 repatriated Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from the Kingdom of Bahrain and United Arab Emirates are now back home as they arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on January 1, 2020. Joining the repatriated OFWs in the chartered flight was the 14-man Philippine delegation led by Special Envoy and Presidential […]

Rep. Duterte warns barangay officials asking share from cash aid of constituents

DAVAO CITY – First Congressional District Representative Paolo Z. Duterte clarified on Tuesday, December 29, that the cash aid and food packs distributed by his office are for beneficiaries in identified areas only. The young congressman issued such statement after the Office of the First Congressional District received reports about barangay officials asking their constituents […]

Bong Go eyes possible Bayanihan 3 to further assist vulnerable sectors affected by the pandemic

Given the ongoing pandemic and the emergence of new strains of COVID-19 in other countries, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said that legislators and finance managers are studying the possibility of another measure to strengthen the country’s response and recovery efforts. After the passage of the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act and the Bayanihan to […]

PRRD will not allow face-to-face classes considering new strains of COVID-19

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered on December 26, Saturday, educational institutions to not conduct face-to-face classes yet given the emergence of new strains of COVID-19. “We will implement the president’s instructions to recall limited face-to-face classes in the light of recent development,” Education Secretary Leonor Briones said in response to the President’s order. Earlier, Senator […]