Netherlands announces P55.5-M disaster relief fund for PH

MANILA, Dec 7 (Mabuhay) — The Dutch Embassy in Manila on Friday announced a EUR950,000 (approximately PHP55.5 million) disaster relief fund to help the Philippines weeks after typhoons Rolly and Ulysses battered the country. Of the total aid, some EUR600,000 (around PHP35...

Actress Bettina Carlos ties the knot

MANILA, Dec 7 (Mabuhay)– Actress Bettina Carlos married her partner Mikki Eduardo recently. “This is the day the Lord has made,” Carlos wrote on Instagram, sharing a photo of her bridal bouquet. The Christian wedding ceremony was held at a garden venue with a view of Taal...

Taguig records 98.44% COVID-19 recovery rate

MANILA, Dec 7 (Mabuhay) — The COVID-19 recovery rate in Taguig City has increased to more than 98%, the city government said on Monday. According to the local government, the COVID-19 recovery rate in the city is already at 98.44%, which is higher than the recovery rate in...

Metro Manila Council says no public gatherings for New Year; fireworks displays to be regulated

MANILA, Dec 7 (Mabuhay) — Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Filipinos in the National Capital Region will not be allowed to hold street parties or other public gatherings that are a staple of New Year’s celebrations, Parañaque Mayor and Metro Manila Council (MMC) chairman...

DOH records 92.9% Covid-19 recovery rate

MANILA, Dec 7 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday said 92.9 percent of those who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) have recovered. In its latest bulletin, the DOH said the country logged 9,062 new recoveries, pushing the total...