Leachon: Prioritize NCR, Calabarzon, Central Luzon in giving COVID-19 vaccine

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay)– The Philippines should prioritize giving the COVID-19 vaccine in most of the economic epicenter first before moving on to other hotspots, health expert Dr. Anthony “Tony” Leachon said on Monday. Leachon, a former adviser to the...

JTF Covid Shield eyes stricter protocols this yuletide season

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) — Interior Secretary Eduardo Año has ordered the Joint Task Force (JTF) Covid Shield to be stricter in enforcing health protocols to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) amid the anticipated influx of shoppers in commercial areas...

OPM singer April Boy Regino has passed away

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) — Singer April Boy Regino has passed away, according to his brother Vingo Regino. In a Facebook post, Vingo shared that it was a sad day for him. “Nakakalungkot naman ang araw na ito..wala na ang kuya April Boy ko,” he said. April Boy was diagnosed...

Covid-19, typhoons ‘sharpen’ need for federalism — Puno

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) –Retired Chief Justice Reynato Puno has renewed his call for shift to a federal system of government, stressing that the distribution of powers and resources among regions would allow better distribution of assistance in areas severely affected by...