DTI chief tests positive for Covid-19

MANILA, Dec 9 (Mabuhay)– Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez bared Wednesday he tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “I had myself swabbed Sunday after exposure last Tuesday from a person who tested positive,” Lopez told...

Newly hired nurses now allowed to leave PH

MANILA, Dec 9 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has officially lifted the temporary ban on the deployment of newly-hired nurses. In Governing Board Resolution (GBR) No. 17 dated Dec. 7 and released Tuesday, the agency allowed newly hired...

Baguio approves hike in tourist slots to 1,000 per day

MANILA, Dec 9 (Mabuhay) — Despite the increase in coronavirus infections in Baguio, the local government has approved a proposal to increase the number of tourists who can visit the city per day from 500 to 1,000. The local government also eased some of the restrictions on...