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Philippine nurses struggling with Covid-19

Worn out nurses in the Philippines are struggling to care for patients due to the shortage in staff even before the pandemic. The country is suffering a record rise in infections, fuelled by the Delta variant, with the health department…

Batang Pier whip Dyip for 2nd straight win

MANILA – NorthPort continued its blitz in the PBA Philippine Cup after drubbing Terrafirma, 104-84, on Saturday at the Don Honorio Ventura State University Gym in Bacolor, Pampanga. A solid first half on both ends dictated the Batang…

Deployment of resident ombudsmen starts in September: DOJ

MANILA – State auditors and prosecutors will be fielded as resident ombudsmen in government agencies starting this month, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said Thursday. "The Office of the Ombudsman (OMB), the Commission on Audit (COA),…

PH stocks index slips, peso rises

MANILA – Continued risk-aversion partly due to concerns on the economic impact of the pandemic resulted in the negative close of the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) on Thursday but the peso gained against the greenback. The main…

3 medical groups conduct mobile vax outside Metro Cebu

CEBU CITY – In an effort to equalize the 70 percent population protection throughout Cebu Island, three medical groups have volunteered to inoculate residents in localities outside Metro Cebu, a health official said on Monday. Dr. Mary…

NBI sues PDEA, QCPD members in shootout

MANILA – Various charges, including homicide and robbery, were filed Monday by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) against members of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) involved…