Senator Grace Poe on Monday urged the Department of Health (DOH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to speed up the processing of emergency use authorization (EUA) applications for Covid-19 vaccines to dispel suspicions they were just waiting for “grease money.
The government has expanded its priority list in its Covid-19 vaccination program to include essential workers, heeding the call of Senator Joel Villanueva who earlier sought their inclusion because of their vital role in ensuring basic services.
Alarmed by “inconsistencies” between the Department of Health (DOH) and the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) on the vaccine roll-out, Senator Kiko Pangilinan on Monday sought to clarify the deliverables in the government’s Covid-19 vaccination program.
Senator Risa Hontiveros on Monday called on the Chinese government to actively cooperate with Philippine agencies in investigating the illegal entry of unauthorized China-made vaccines in the country.
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Debold Sinas, on Monday instructed the Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management (DIDM) to look into the possible liability of the Makati policemen who investigated the death of flight attendant Christine Dacera.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Monday (Jan. 11) the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will reveal this week the results of its forensics examination of the body of flight attendant Christine Dacera.
Passengers just transiting the Philippines will not be required to undergo quarantine if they have been from banned countries, said Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente.
Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) President Domingo Egon Cayosa hailed the quick action of Philippine National Police (PNP) to dismiss Master Sergeant Jonel Nuezca for killing his two neighbors in Tarlac.
President Rodrigo Duterte has received the initial report of the of the review on the killings that took place in over 5,000 illegal drugs operations, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Monday (Jan. 11).
After missing out at least twice on getting COVID vaccines early, the government should finally act with a sense of urgency, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Monday.
Police Master Sergeant Jonel Nuezca’s guilt needs to be proven beyond reasonable doubt, Malacañang said Monday.
Filipinos will not be forced to take a coronavirus vaccine when one becomes available in the Philippines, according to Malacañang.
Malacañang refused to comment on the statement of former senator Antonio Trillanes IV that President Rodrigo Duterte plans to extend his stay in office beyond 2022.
Malacañang brushed off the recent call of Senator Leila de Lima to investigate the potential sale of the Fuga, Grande and Chiquita Islands to China.
The Philippine government will purchase 25 million doses of coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine from China’s Sinovac Biotech for delivery next month, Malacañang said Monday.
The Philippines has secured 30 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine developed by US drug maker Novavax, officials said Sunday, as the country braces for a surge in infections after a huge religious event.
An official of the Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) said no military regulations have been violated when some of its reservists helped carry the casket of Christine Dacera, the flight attendant who died after a New Year’s Eve party in Makati City, during her burial in General Santos City on Sunday.
The chairman of the House Committee on Constitutional Amendments on Monday urged senators to keep an open mind in the proposed amendments to certain economic provisions in the 1987 Constitution to attract foreign investments.
Malacañang on Monday welcomed the appointment of former Mandaluyong City Mayor Benjamin “Benhur” Abalos Jr. as the new Chairman of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).
Former Mandaluyong City Mayor Benhur Abalos is the new chairman of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).
If only some portions are to be tackled, why open the door to overhauling the entire Constitution?
Did China-based Sinopharm propose a joint venture to produce potentially cheaper COVID vaccines in the Philippines, only for Philippine authorities to drop the ball again?
Malacañang on Sunday assured ongoing assistance to families affected by flooding in Western Visayas and Bicol.
Frontliners dealing with COVID cases deserve to know the details of the government’s vaccination plan – assuming there is one.