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1.5M Sinovac doses arrive in Philippines

Gaea Katreena Cabico ( – May 7, 2021 – 9:10am MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines received Friday 1.5 million more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese drugmaker Sinovac Biotech. The Cebu Pacific flight carrying the largest shipment of CoronaVac doses so far arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport at 7:59 a.m. The

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Revised pork tariff rates await Duterte’s signature

MANILA, Philippines — Following the compromise reached between the Senate and the government’s economic managers, the revised tariff rates and volume for pork imports are now awaiting President Duterte’s signature. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Chua said the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) yesterday submitted to Malacañang the revised pork import tariff rates and minimum

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Government urged: Buy high from pork producers

Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) – May 7, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — An economist-lawmaker yesterday pushed for urgent measures to lower the country’s 4.5-percent inflation rate amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Marikina Rep. Stella Quimbo specifically proposed adjustment in protocols being implemented in the transport sector and government intervention in the local hog industry

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3 Robinsons malls in Quezon City become vaccination hubs

(The Philippine Star) – May 7, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Robinsons Malls continues to support the vaccination programs of local government units with the recent opening of a vaccination hub for “QCitizens” of Barangay Kaunlaran under the A1-A3 category. These citizens were recently inoculated at Robinsons Magnolia. Located at Robinsons Magnolia’s expansion mall,

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