MB Daily News Update October 22

Published October 22, 2021, 5:22 PM

by Manila Bulletin

For the most part, motorists will still have to contend with the continuous rise of pump fuel prices, which has been attributed to the effects of 2018’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law.

The Department of Energy (DOE) says that right now, they can only ask local oil companies to provide consumers with voluntary discounts as a way to help them cushion the blow of costly fuel.

(MARK BALMORES / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)

Meanwhile, presidential hopeful, Vice President Leni Robredo announced that labor leader Sonny Matula has been chosen as the 12th and final member of her Senate slate in the May 2022 elections.

In other news, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez has declared that the Philippines has defeated the dreaded Delta variant of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) amid the lowered daily new cases of the illness.

These are among the top stories this busy Friday afternoon, October 22, 2021.

1)PH COVID-19 Update: 5,823 new cases; 4748 new recoveries; 283 new deaths

2) On vaccination efforts

https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/phase-2-of-pediatric-vaccination-vs-covid-19-starts-in-ncr/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/governors-group-appeals-for-more-covid-19-vaccines-in-provinces/

3) ELECTION 2022

https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/full-exploitation-of-renewable-energy-resources-priority-under-a-marcos-presidency/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/sato-seeks-gubernatorial-seat-leads-occidental-mindoros-dream-team/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/go-lauds-duterte-for-fulfilling-vow-to-return-coco-levy-funds-to-farmers/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/de-lima-and-gordon-former-enemies-now-united-in-defeating-evil-anointed-lackey/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/21/marcos-committed-idea-theft-vs-mayor-isko-aksyon-demokratiko/

4) On oil price hikes

5) Judiciary Corner

https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/wheels-of-justice-start-rolling-on-julian-ongpins-criminal-case/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/sc-denies-actor-luigi-revillas-petition-to-change-surname/

6) Earthquake!

7) Weather Update

8) Lawmakers’ Corner

https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/hontiveros-pharmally-execs-must-produce-docs-senate-panel-wants/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/angara-urges-govt-to-ramp-up-vaccination-of-senior-citizens/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/gordon-welcomes-govt-findings-on-false-positive-covid-tests-at-prc/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/print-media-seek-congress-help-in-addressing-challenges-of-pandemic-operational-woes/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/dargani-assails-senate-arrest-order-but-sotto-insists-it-is-constitutional/

9) On paid passport appointments

10) Pinoy teacher could win big money

11) NPA ‘no longer relevant’

12) Business Corner

https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/banks-should-be-more-flexible-in-assessing-borrowers-financial-difficulty/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/corporations-feel-growing-public-pressure-for-sustainability/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/govt-tax-take-exceeds-p2-trillion/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/golden-haven-to-open-new-devt-in-batangas/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/adb-approves-new-energy-policy/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/seaoil-innovates-on-price-hedging-strategy-for-customers/

https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/japanese-firms-tie-up-for-cold-chain-solution-for-ph/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/cavite-lgu-declares-failed-bidding-for-10-b-sangley-point-international-airport/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/banks-continue-to-tighten-lending-standards/

13) Metro Manila Roundup

https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/paranaque-city-government-starts-bakunahan-para-sa-yo/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/taguig-has-second-highest-covid-19-incidence-rate-in-ncr-octa/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/body-of-drowned-child-found-in-marikina-river/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/mayor-isko-eyes-creation-of-department-of-fisheries-and-aquatic-resources/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/pasay-city-starts-vacc-to-the-future-vaccination-of-minors/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/bong-and-lani-revillas-three-sons-seeking-govt-posts/

https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/las-pinas-govt-inoculates-200-minors-with-comorbidities/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/ex-vp-binay-supports-deferment-of-alert-system-implementation-outside-ncr/

https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/taguig-sets-guidelines-on-vaccination-of-minors-with-comorbidities/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/minors-start-getting-covid-jabs-in-manila/

https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/san-juan-lgu-starts-covid-19-vaccination-of-children-aged-12-17/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/parts-of-antipolo-city-to-go-waterless/

14) Provincial Roundup

https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/5-day-mental-wellness-leave-gets-backing-from-ilocos-health-expert/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/consortium-emphasizes-need-to-accelerate-vaccination-for-safe-ph-economy-opening/

https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/boracay-tourist-workers-undergo-retraining/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/dancing-traffic-enforcers-mirrors-masskara-festival-in-bacolod/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/bacolod-starts-house-to-house-vaccination-vs-covid-19/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/cebus-booming-srp-district-seen-to-create-more-jobs/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/10/22/ngcp-vows-repair-of-panay-submarine-cable/

 
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