Bela Padilla introduces new flame

MANILA, Oct 12 (Mabuhay) — Bela Padilla has confirmed being in a new romance as she posted a photo of a man whom she was with during a recent stay in Turkey. “The one I met in St. Gallen,” was Padilla’s short caption for the photos showing her sharing a sweet moment with...

2.4M Filipino children susceptible to measles — DOH

MANILA, Oct 12 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) said that 2.4 million Filipino children are vulnerable to contracting measles, thus the department is targeting to vaccinate them. “Kapag tiningnan po natin iyong ating datos, ang nakalagay po sa amin 2.4 million na...

WHO hopes Philippines can tap up to 4k volunteers for Solidarity Trial

MANILA, Oct 12 (Mabuhay) —  The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday expressed hope that the Philippines will increase the number of participants for the WHO-sanctioned COVID-19 vaccine trial scheduled to begin later this month. At the Laging Handa briefing, WHO...

US extends $213M grant to assist Philippines in poverty reduction, good governance

MANILA, Oct 12 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines has scored a $213-million grant (equivalent to P10.8 billion) from the United States to finance poverty reduction and good governance programs, the Department of Finance (DOF) announced Monday. According to the DOF, the grant for...

Filipino workers in Canada receive recovery aid

MANILA, Oct 12 (Mabuhay) — The Canadian government has extended its coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) recovery assistance to Filipinos who are temporarily working in the North American country, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Sunday. In a report to...