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China to donate 500,000 vaccine doses to Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — The Chinese government has committed to donate 500,000 doses of vaccines for COVID-19, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced yesterday. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi informed Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. of the Chinese government’s intention during their bilateral talks in Taguig yesterday, the DFA said in

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Government upbeat on program to decongest EDSA

Christina Mendez (The Philippine Star) – January 17, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Despite the pandemic, Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar underscored on Friday that the Duterte administration’s efforts to decongest EDSA have started to gain ground following the inauguration of the Skyway Stage 3 project last week. Andanar said the

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Pamamahagi at access sa bakuna, gawing patas — CHR

Angie dela Cruz (Pang-masa) – January 17, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Kasunod ng pag-uunahan ng mga lokal na pamahalaan na makabili ng bakuna, nanawagan ang Commission on Human Rights (CHR) sa pamahalaan na tiyaking magiging patas at pantay ang pamamahagi at access ng mamamayan sa COVID-19 vaccines.  Ang panawagan ay ginawa ni CHR Commissioner Gwendolyn Pimentel-Gana

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