Metro Manila, 9 other areas remain under GCQ until Jan. 31

MANILA, Dec 29 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night announced that Metro Manila and nine other areas in the country will remain under general community quarantine (GCQ) status until January 31, 2021. In a taped public address, Duterte said the provinces of...
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Iza Calzado, Ian Veneracion start work on new rom-com series

MANILA, Dec 29 (Mabuhay) — Ian Veneracion and Iza Calzado are reuniting for another project that their fans should look forward to. As early as January 2021, Veneracion and Calzado will start shooting the WeTV original series “B&B: The Battle Between Brody and Brandy.”...

Philippine travel ban expanded to 20 countries amid threat of new coronavirus variant —officials

MANILA, Dec 29 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine government has expanded to 20 countries the travel ban in connection with the threat of a new coronavirus variant initially found in the United Kingdom, at least three government officials said Tuesday. “We expanded the ban to 20...

Unauthorized use of COVID-19 vaccine illegal, FDA says after Duterte’s PSG inoculated

MANILA, Dec 29 (Mabuhay)– The Food and Drug Administration on Monday said it has yet to approve any COVID-19 vaccine candidate for local use, despite admission of government officials that some members of President Rodrigo Duterte’s security group were already...