Videoke session allowed in homes but no neighbors — DILG

MANILA, Dec 11 (Mabuhay) — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Thursday said indoor videoke singing sessions limited to members of a household is allowed. In a Laging Handa briefing, DILG Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya, however, said inviting...

No Christmas COVID lockdown unless cases spike — DOH

MANILA, Dec 11 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health on Friday said there will be no adjustment of the general community quarantine in Metro Manila unless COVID-19 cases spike. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III rejected rumors that the government would impose a stricter...

Malacañang says drug-free PH by 2022 still possible

MANILA, Dec 11 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Thursday expressed confidence that President Rodrigo Duterte would still be able to fulfill his promise of a drug-free Philippines before he steps down in 2022. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the statement after Dangerous...

Despite bribery claim, China’s Sinovac still Philippines’ first COVID-19 vaccine pick — Palace

MANILA, Dec 11 (Mabuhay)– The vaccine candidate from China’s Sinovac Biotech remains the Philippines’ first choice in its inoculation drive against the novel coronavirus, Malacañang said Thursday, despite an allegation that the drug maker had bribed...