VP Robredo in quarantine after exposure to COVID-19 case

MANILA, Oct 26 (Mabuhay) — Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday revealed she is under quarantine after being exposed to a COVID-19 case. “Dapat sana itong darating na linggo, sa Lucena kami, Tuesday dapat sa Caloocan kami. Pero na-expose ako noong Miyerkoles, noong...

DOH: Clinical trials for WHO-led COVID-19 vaccine effort to start in December

MANILA, Oct 26 (Mabuhay) — Phase 3 clinical trials for the World Health Organization (WHO) Solidarity Trial in the Philippines will start in December, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said Monday. “Iyong WHO, nag-announce na po na mag-uumpisa po ang clinical...

BI lifts antigen test for outbound Filipinos; more foreigners allowed entry

MANILA, Oct 26 (Mabuhay) — Filipinos leaving the country will no longer be required to have an antigen test for COVID-19 starting next week while more foreign nationals will be allowed entry to the Philippines, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced Sunday. In a...

Pope Francis civil union comment taken out of context –Sen. Sotto

MANILA, Oct 26 (Mabuhay) — Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Saturday claimed that Pope Francis was misquoted when he expressed support for same-sex civil union laws, saying the Pope meant that families should not ostracize homosexuals. “Ang ibig niyang sabihin doon,...