With schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, millions of children in Britain are struggling to learn remotely, because of a lack of computers, internet or quiet room to study.
Looking forward si Sec. Harry Roque sa paglalaan ng oras sa kanyang pamilya oras na matapos na ang trabaho nito bilang spokesperson sa 2022. Plano rin nitong bumalik sa pagtuturo ng law, at private practice bilang isang abogado.
Taliwas sa layunin ng pamahalaan na buwagin ang solidarity ng UP community, mas naging matatag pa ito at nagkakaisa. Ayon kay Bayan Sec. Gen. Renato Reyes, mas pinatunayan lamang ng DND na sila ay kalaban at hindi tagapagtanggol ng karapatan.
Inamin ni Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque na hindi na muna sya makakapaglabas ng sariling opinyon simula nang tinanggap nito ang role bilang tagapagsalita ng pangulo. Aniya, trabaho lang ang kanyang ginagawa, nugunit hindi naman ito nangangauhulugan na wala na syang sariling tindig sa mga kasalukuyang isyu sa bansa.
Isang-libong pisong pension kada buwan para sa lahat ng mga senior citizen, isinusulong ni Senior Citizens Party Rep. Rodolfo Ordanes sa kongreso sa pamamagitan ng Universal Pension Bill . Aniya, walang pipiliing estado sa buhay ang makakatanggap nito, bagkus lahat ng may edad 60 pataas ay makakasama sa mabibigyan ng benepisyo.
Hindi aniya makatwiran ang dahilan ni Defense Spokesperson Edgar Arevallo na baka may shabu laboratory sa loob ng UP kaya’t kinailangang i-terminate ang UP-DND Accord. Ayon kay Bayan Sec. Gen Renato Reyes, hindi kailanman naging hadlang ang kasunduan sa mga operasyon ng pulisya.
Pfizer announced Friday that it will provide up to 40 million of its Covid-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries on a non-profit basis, through the globally-pooled Covax facility.
Pagpapaganda ng mga kasalukuyang serbisyo sa bansa ang isa sa mga dahilan ni Bagong Henerasyon Party Rep. Bernadette Herrera sa pagtutulak ng economic cha-cha. Dagdag pa nito hindi rin dapat pangambahan ang hakbang na ito ng Kongreso dahil magiging mahaba pa ang proseso at hindi rin naman agad na maisasakatuparan ang mga pagbabago.
President Joe Biden said Friday the Covid-19 death toll in the United States, the world’s hardest-hit country in the pandemic, is expected to top 600,000.
The World Health Organization said Friday it had no plans to change its guidance recommending fabric facemasks as new coronavirus variants spread, because the mutated strains are transmitted in the same way.
Donald Trump’s US Senate trial will begin in the second week of February, days after a fresh impeachment case against the former president is transmitted by the House, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday.
“Nasa Korean border ba kayo?” the Defense secretary asked in a tweet.
“Great job anak ko!” comments Jinkee Pacquiao on Michael’s Instagram post.
“I feel like this is my moral duty to still give homage to the Santo Niño,” Garcia explained.
MANILA – Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., National Task Force Against Covid-19 Chief Implementer and vaccine czar, on Friday assured the country will not compromise its claim to the West Philippine Sea (WPS), while it exerts all efforts for the acquisition of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines with other countries, including China.
MANILA – Officials of the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman have yet to take action on security concerns in the campus, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chair Prospero de Vera said.
“Masbatenos know how to stand our ground and fight for our rights,” Arevalo said.
MANILA – The Philippine government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), has pledged some USD100,000 (approximately PHP4.8 million) to the Asean’s Covid-19 Response Fund, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said Friday.
Senator Bato Dela Rosa is pushing for the establishment of an Office of the Judiciary Marshals that will ensure the safety and security of judiciary officials and personnel as well as the delivery of fair and impartial justice in the country.
Senator Bong Go on Friday called for a unified, whole-of-government effort to expedite the Covid-19 vaccine procurement and effectively implement the vaccine roadmap.
The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) on Friday assured Senator Joel Villanueva that the state insurer will study proposals to foot the bill of any member who would develop adverse side effects from the Covid-19 vaccine.
Senator Grace Poe on Friday urged the Department of Health (DOH) to issue a standard vaccine certificate that should be free of charge to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) sidelined by the pandemic.
“Medyo nagulat ako sa sinabi na ‘set aside our differences in the West Philippine Sea.’”
MANILA – Embattled whistleblower Peter Joemel Advincula alias ‘Bikoy’ has been taken into custody by police authorities in Albay after he was ordered arrested by a Manila court, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Friday.