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5 Kalinga towns, city under ECQ, MECQ
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
The Cordillera Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases or regional IATF placed Tabuk City in Kalinga under strictest enhanced community quarantine and four other towns under modified ECQ for two weeks starting on Monday.

New Philippine development plan focuses on education, social security
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
Enhancing social security and improving the delivery of education will be priorities in human development in the next two years, according to the National Economic and Development Authority .

New Philippine development plan focuses on education, social security
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
Enhancing social security and improving the delivery of education will be priorities in human development in the next two years, according to the National Economic and Development Authority.

4 LTO fixers offer services to Marikina mayor
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
Four suspected fixers at the Land Transportation Office landed in jail yesterday after they offered their services to Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro.

DOJ: Public may appeal Pimentel acquittal
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
After the Department of Justice received flak for clearing Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III of violating quarantine protocols, DOJ Secretary Menardo Guevarra said yesterday the public can appeal the decision.

4 LTO fixers offer services to Marikina mayor
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
Four suspected fixers at the Land Transportation Office landed in jail yesterday after they offered their services to Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro.

Tracker teams formed vs ex-Jolo cops
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
The Philippine National Police has formed tracker teams to go after nine former police officers accused of killing four Army intelligence officers in Jolo, Sulu last year.

Magnitude 7.1 quake shakes Mindanao
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
No major damage was reported after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck off the coast of Davao Occidental on Thursday night, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology officer-in-charge and Science Undersecretary Renato Solidum Jr.

Agri-Agra Law changes seen to boost farm productivity
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
The latest changes in the Agri-Agra Law, which mandates private banks to lend a portion of their funds to farmers, are expected to boost agricultural productivity and contribute to economic recovery.

Stocks sink after China coronavirus resurgence
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
Stock markets retreated around Asia yesterday after a resurgence of coronavirus infections in China and a rise in cases in Southeast Asia.

Marking Mendiola massacre, CHR seeks genuine agrarian reform
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
Thirty-four years after a massacre of farmers in Mendiola, the Commission on Human Rights yesterday reiterated the need for genuine agrarian reform to support Filipino farmers.

6 suspects slain in shootouts
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
Six still unidentified kidnapping and robbery suspects were killed in alleged shootouts with police officers in Quezon City yesterday.

PHA forays into agritech
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
Premiere Horizon Alliance Corp. will be making its foray into the agritech sector through its subsidiary PH Agriforest Inc.

IATF allows PRC to hold licensure exams
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has allowed the Professional Regulatory Commission to conduct licensure examinations from January to March, presidential spokesman Harry Roque announced yesterday.

PH economy to continue decline in Q4, but milder than previous quarter -- poll
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-22
The economy might shrink again in the last three months of 2020 with factors like setbacks in manufacturing due to mobility restrictions and lackluster public spending impeding recovery, but still tamer than the quarter prior,

Araneta: keep your focus
BusinessMirror - 2021-01-22
OVER 5 million workers were displaced last year amid the economic slowdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, based on... CHEF de mission to the Tokyo Olympics Mariano "Nonong" Araneta advised ...

Bontoc LGU says UK variant of coronavirus has infected 12 residents
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-01-22
The local government unit of Bontoc in Mountain Province announced on Friday that the COVID-19 variant from the United Kingdom (UK) has already reached their

Navotas mayor: 'Takot ako sa Sinovac vaccine'
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-22
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 22) - Navotas City Mayor Toby Tiangco admitted on Friday he is afraid to be inoculated with the China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine. "Kung ako, pasensya na ...

Duterte assures full national government support to BARMM
BusinessMirror - 2021-01-22
President Rodrigo Duterte conferred the highest Presidential award to the soldiers who died in the helicopter crash in Bukidnon... DAVAO CITY--A hotel-type quarantine facility was opened here ...

My father, my cheerleader
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
His silent gaze is the pompom I miss each time I think of him, which is every day. His creased smile is the upbeat music I miss playing in my mind.

DOJ still awaiting DOH request for locating 2 other contacts of UK variant patient
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-01-22
The Department of Health (DOH) has yet to reach out to the Department of Justice (DOJ) for help in tracing the two still unlocated co-passengers of the Filipino infected with the

Filipino with UK variant now negative for COVID-19; NBI tapped to trace missing co-passengers
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-22
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 22) -- The Philippines' first known case of the more transmissible UK COVID-19 variant is now cleared of coronavirus infection, officials said on Friday.

Volume of Bayad Center transactions normalizing
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
Bayad Center said the volume of transactions it has processed has started to normalize after dropping sharply due to mobility restrictions at the height of the coronavirus lockdowns.

45 days to vaccinate over 24 million Filipinos - DOH
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-22
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 22) -- Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said it would take 45 days to vaccinate more than 24 million Filipinos using non-Pfizer vaccine once these ...

Inflation seen above 3% for most of 2021
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
Inflation is seen staying above three percent for the most part of 2021 before easing toward the later part of the year, allowing monetary authorities to maintain their accommodative stance to allow the country to recover from the pandemic-induced recession,

Congress asked to pass bill providing compensation in case of serious side effects from COVID-19 vaccines
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-22
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 22) -- Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Friday asked Congress to pass a measure aimed at compensating people who might experience serious side ...

Germany Virus Death Toll Tops 50,000: Health Agency
Manila Bulletin - 2021-01-22
Germany has recorded more than 50,000 deaths from the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, the Robert Koch Institute disease control centre said Friday. (photo from AFP) It said 859 people died from the virus in the past 24 hours,

BSP seen to keep record low rates
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is likely to keep the benchmark interest rate at an all-time low of two percent this year to help the economy recover from the pandemic-induced recession, UK-based Standard Chartered Bank said.

BSP seen to keep record low rates
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is likely to keep the benchmark interest rate at an all-time low of two percent this year to help the economy recover from the pandemic-induced recession, UK-based Standard Chartered Bank said.

Banks expect loan demand to pick up
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
Local banks are expecting a pickup in loan demand from businesses and households despite the tightening of lending requirements as the economy continues to reopen after a long and strict lockdown, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said.

Banks expect loan demand to pick up
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
Local banks are expecting a pickup in loan demand from businesses and households despite the tightening of lending requirements as the economy continues to reopen after a long and strict lockdown, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said.

PEZA targets over P100 billion investments
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
The Philippine Economic Zone Authority is targeting investments to exceed P100 billion this year as it steps up efforts to attract investors.

Woman gives 4.5 stars in a review of jail she stayed at through thank you card
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-01-22
A woman who was arrested last month in British Columbia, Canada, gave her jailors 4.5 stars in a "review" she sent to police after she got out. The West Shore Royal Canadian Mounted

Metro Manila mayors to be consulted in push to ease age restrictions - DOH
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-22
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 22) -- As the national government moved to ease age restrictions even in areas with a high number of COVID-19 cases, the Department of Health assured on ...

PEZA hopes to secure ?100 billion investment commitments for 2021
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-22
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 22) -- The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) is optimistic that it can register over ?100 billion new investment commitments this year, despite ...

COVID-19 task force OKs conduct of board exams in Jan. to March
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-22
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 22) -- The Inter-Agency Task Force approved the conduct of board examinations scheduled this month up to March this year, IATF spokesman Harry Roque ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook once gave US President Trump a $5,999 Mac Pro
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-22
In a new financial document released just hours after he left the White House, former US President Donald Trump disclosed Apple CEO Tim Cook once gave him a $5,999 Mac Pro computer.

Global stocks sink after China coronavirus resurgence
StarTribune - 2021-01-22
Global stock markets and U.S. futures retreated Friday after a resurgence of coronavirus infections in China and a rise in cases in Southeast Asia.

PH logs 2,178 new infections; nationwide Covid-19 cases now at 509,887
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-01-22
The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reported 2,178 new infections, driving nationwide Covid-19 cases to 509,887. The health agency also reported 250 more recoveries and

Bridging gaps between cities
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2021-01-22
As an archipelago, the Philippines faces a persistent challenge to its continuous economic growth -- inaccessibility.  With towns and cities wide apart, sustained economic activity has proven to

Recto wants teachers prioritized after health workers in vaccine rollout
Rappler - 2021-01-22
It's difficult to open the economy if we're not able to open our schools to begin with. Education is essential, it cannot be not essential,' says Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto

Duterte pushes the Philippines closer to Marcos-era martial-law
NIKKEI - 2021-01-22
The nation lost a generation that could have continued the building of a nascent Philippines that their elders had begun shortly after the end of World War II. But the social ferment in the Philippines that led to martial law in the early 1970s is now being forgotten and twisted to suit the needs of current President Rodrigo Duterte.

Secure your future by investing globally with AIA Philam Life Elite Funds
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-22
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) -- The pandemic has changed the way people live and taught many invaluable lessons, including the importance of preparing for what's ahead. And with the world ...

More businesses resist Cha-cha for bad timing
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
We believe that introducing any charter change...before presidential elections will only raise fears that other constitutional changes...may be introduced and passed," the groups said.

Google threatens to shut down search in Australia
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-22
(CNN) -- Google says it will shut down its search engine in Australia if a controversial bill designed to benefit the news media becomes law. At a Senate hearing in Canberra on Friday, Google ...

LRT reminds passengers anew to adhere to all safety, health protocols
Gov - 2021-01-22
The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) is reminding again, all LRT passengers to adhere to all the safety protocols being implemented inside stations and trains to prevent the spread of COVID-19."We are committed to keeping our passengers safe while

Google threatens to block Australians over media law
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
Google Australia managing director Mel Silva warned a Senate committee in Canberra that the world-first media law was "unworkable."

Diokno, BSP officials face graft complaint for ?1.75B national ID deal
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-22
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 21) - Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno and other BSP officials are facing a graft complaint filed with the Ombudmsman over the alleged ...

3 caught in Cotabato City buy-bust
philstar.com - 2021-01-22
The suspects were arrested after selling 50 grams of shabu to undercover agents during a sting along a busy thoroughfare in Barangay Rosary Heights 9 past 5 p.m. on Thursday.

China says it is a 'victim' after Twitter locks embassy account
CNN Philippines - 2021-01-22
(CNN) -- China says that it is a "victim" of misinformation after Twitter restricted the account of the Chinese embassy in the United States. The retort comes after Twitter temporarily locked the account of the Chinese embassy over a tweet it posted defending Beijing's treatment of Uyghurs.

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