Month: October 2021

US to vaccinate 28M children

WASHINGTON, D. C.: Children ages 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a Covid-19 shot at their pediatrician’s office, local pharmacy and potentially...

Group seeks aid for private schools

The government is being urged to provide additional funding for private schools whose enrollment has dropped because of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Rhodora Angela...

Palace allays fears on nurses’ exodus

MALACAÑANG on Thursday allayed the concerns of private hospitals over the rising number of local nurses leaving for abroad. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said...

1,370 complaints mar Iraq polls

BAGHDAD: The Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) said the political blocs submitted up to 1,370 complaints against the preliminary results of the parliamentary elections. Imad...

3 die in China restaurant blast

ASIA AND OCEANIA DEADLY Rescuers work at the explosion site in Shenyang, capital of northeast China’s Liaoning Province, on Oct. 21, 2021. Three people were...

Concepcion: No quarantine travel eyed

PRESIDENTIAL Adviser for Entrepreneurship Jose Maria “Joey” Concepcion 3rd on Thursday said a “no quarantine” pilot test and frontloading of reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction...

Ambulance gear overpriced – Lacson

Updated at 12:56 am Oct. 22, 2021 SEN. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson deplored what he said was overpriced equipment in the ambulances that the Department of...