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Aquino, Abad, Ochoa on DOJ-BI lookout order

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued an Immigration Lookout Bulletin Order (ILBO) against former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, some of his Cabinet members, and key Sanofi Pasteur executives in connection with the…

House passes bill to help kids with poor vision

The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading House Bill No. 3222 establishing a National Vision Screening Program (NVSP) for kindergarten pupils to facilitate early detection of eye disorders and ailments.

Sotto wants Garin to take the fall for dengue vaccine mess

Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III on Wednesday believes that former Department of Health (DOH) Sec. Janette Garin should take the blame for the P3.5-billion dengue vaccine mess whcih she approved as head of the Food and Drug…

DOH admits giving Sanofi dengue vaccine to toddlers

Children, including toddlers were also vaccinated with Dengvaxia, officials from the Department of Health (DOH) admitted to Senate probers during Monday’s hearing on the controversial dengue fever vaccine.