Ivana Alawi reacts to ‘pantasya ng bayan’ tag

MANILA, Oct 10 (Mabuhay) — Ivana Alawi doesn’t understand why she has been tagged as every man’s fantasy woman. In an online interview, Alawi insists she is not trying to be anything but her usual self. “Honestly hindi ko siya maintindihan kung bakit kasi hindi naman kami...

13th month pay deferment subject to employer-employee dialogue — Bello

MANILA, Oct 10 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Labor and Employment on Saturday said the deferment of giving 13th-month pay can be agreed upon by the employers and their employees through a dialogue. “Depende yan sa pag-uusap ng management at labor group. Kung papayag ang mga...

DOST gears up for Covid-19 vaccine clinical trials

MANILA, Oct 10 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), as the lead agency of the Inter-Agency Task Force’s sub-technical working group on vaccine development, is currently preparing for World Health Organization (WHO) Solidarity Trial for the...

‘Vaccine hesitancy’ has dropped in Philippines, says Duque

MANILA, Oct 10 (Mabuhay) — The apprehensions of Filipino parents to have their children vaccinated have already died down, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Friday. “Kung pagbabatayan natin ang immunization coverage ng polio last year, mukhang ‘yung...