DoH to hunt down 2.5m Pinoys with tb

August 18, 2019
THE Department of Health and its partners World Health Organization, United States Agency for International Development and Global Fund formally recognized their commitment to completely eliminate tuberculosis by signing a joint pledge of support in a bid to take the Philippines off the list of countries with the highest TB burden in the world.

Banned, suspended

August 18, 2019
TWENTY-ONE foreign recruitment agencies and direct employers were blacklisted and 19 erring local recruitment firms were suspended while the licenses of others were cancelled in a continuing bid by the government to rid the overseas placement industry of misfits, the labor department reported over the weekend.

Radioman falls

August 10, 2019
WHILE cognizant of the role of media in communicating to the public what the government is doing for their benefit, the Department of Public Works and Highways will tighten accreditation of members of the media who are assigned to cover the department.

Gordon: Destroy breeding sites of mosquitoes

NOT contented with just providing interventions for the thousands of people who are sick with dengue in the wake of the Department of Health’s recent declaration of a national alert on the disease, the Philippine Red Cross, headed by Senator Richard J. Gordon, will now stem the further spread of dengue from its source.

PH, China hold forum on infra construction coop

KEY infrastructure accomplishments in the first half of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration and investment opportunities under “Build, Build, Build” program were presented to Chinese business groups in a forum on China’s Belt and Road Initiative held last Friday at Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Manila.