OFWs in Qatar to get free Covid-19 vaccines: labor office

MANILA, Dec 22 (Mabuhay) — Filipino workers are among those included in the inoculation of free coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines in Qatar, a Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) official in the host country reported on Monday. “The general population of...
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More time for family, loved ones: Pia Wurtzbach shares New Year’s resolution

MANILA. Dec 22 (Mabuhay) — With the start of the new year comes a new set of goals for many, including former Miss Universe titleholder Pia Wurtzbach. “As much as we didn’t like this year, I think it taught us so many lessons like not taking the little things for...

Gov’t urged to close borders to UK travelers due to new COVID-19 strain

MANILA, Dec 22 (Mabuhay) — A public health expert on Tuesday urged government to close its borders to the United Kingdom following the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19. The Philippines can implement border control for a week and wait for the World Health...

IATF to tackle new Covid-19 strain in UK in next meeting

MANILA, Dec 22 (Mabuhay) — The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) will be discussing efforts to prevent the entry of a new strain of coronavirus emerging in the United Kingdom (UK), Malacañang said Monday. Presidential...