Tourists can now get P750 RT-PCR test at PCMC — DOT

MANILA, Dec 28 (Mabuhay)– Tourists can now apply for a PHP750 reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test at the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC), the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced Monday. During the signing of a memorandum...

DOT backs proposed ‘COVID-19 passport,’ says its vital to reviving int’l air travel

MANILA, Dec 10 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Tourism (DOT) is backing a proposal to require international air travelers to indicate their inoculation and virus infection history through a so-called “COVID-19 passport.” The idea of a “global COVID-19 passport” – which...

Success of antigen pilot test seen to boost Philippine tourism amid COVID-19

MANILA, Nov 23 (Mabuhay) — The government is banking on the success of antigen pilot testing to fully boost the country’s local tourism badly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, Malacañang said Monday. Currently on pilot run in Baguio City, antigen testing is seen as a...
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