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Philippines’ COVID-19 cases breach 500,000

January 17, 2021

The number of coronavirus disease cases in the Philippines has breached half a million level 10 months after the government imposed a lockdown to prevent the spread of the virus, according to the Department of Health. In its latest Case

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Gov’t to be more cautious in COVID-19 vaccination for senior citizens – Galvez

January 17, 2021

The Philippine government will be more careful in choosing the coronavirus vaccine to be administered to the senior citizens, an official said on Sunday. This was after reports that 23 Norwegian senior citizens who received Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine have died.

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Sinovac vaccine may be around P650 per dose – Palace

January 17, 2021

Malacanang on Sunday assured the public that China’s Sinovac vaccine may be priced at around P650 per dose, lower compared to the amount circulating on social media. In a radio interview, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque branded as “fake news” that

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Palace no info yet on Chinese COVID-19 brand to be donated to Philippines

January 17, 2021

Malacanang is not aware yet of the brand of vaccine for coronavirus disease that China will donate to the Philippines, an official said on Sunday. In a radio interview, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that in the agreement signed between

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Air Force grounds all its aircraft after fatal chopper crash

January 17, 2021

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has grounded all its entire fleet of Huey after one of its helicopters crashed in Bukidnon which resulted in the death of seven soldiers, its spokesperson said on Sunday. “After this incident, as SOP (standard

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2 cops positive for illegal drug use to be dismissed – Sinas

January 17, 2021

Two patrolmen will be dismissed from service after they were found positive for illegal drug use, the chief of the Philippine National Police said on Sunday. General Debold Sinas said Patrolman Reyland Lacap Intal of Olongapo City Mobile Force Company

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Seven perish in Bukidnon helicopter crash

January 17, 2021

Seven people, including members of the Philippine Army and Air Force, perished after a UH-1H helicopter crashed in Bukidnon on Saturday afternoon. Initial report from police said the helicopter with tail number 517 crashed at the vicinity of Sitio Nahigit,

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Military ordered to dismantle NPA guerilla fronts by end-2021

January 16, 2021

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief General Gilbert Gapay ordered military commanders to dismantle all the guerilla fronts of the New People’s Army (NPA) by end of this year. Capt. Jonathan Zata, AFP public affairs chief, said the directive

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