Argyll Cyrus Geducos & Merlina Malipot

PH eyeing India vaccination model

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said the Philippines is looking to India on how it is implementing its vaccination program that aims to inoculate 300 million people against COVID-19 by August.

Duterte, Robredo urge Filipinos to draw inspiration from Ninoy’s patriotism

President Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo on Friday urged the public to be inspired by the late Sen. Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr.'s courage and patriotism as the country continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duterte approves Oct. 5 school opening

President Duterte has approved the recommendation of the Department of Education (DepEd) to move the school opening to October 5, from the August 24 schedule. In a memorandum signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on August 14, the DepEd is instructed “to ensure that all preparations have been made for the smooth and successful virtual opening of classes for the Academic Year 2020-2021.”