Category: Nation

Christmasaya continues, NGCP distributes 7,100 packages to 33 villages

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has distributed some 7,100 packages to at least 33 villages through Christmasaya, the company’s annual gift-giving tradition to its partner communities.

Metro Manila, 9 other areas remain under GCQ until Jan. 31

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night announced that Metro Manila and nine other areas in the country will remain under general community quarantine (GCQ) status until January 31, 2021. (Presidential photo by King Rodriguez)

PRRD withdraws plan to resume face-to-face classes

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday directed the Department of Education (DepEd) to cancel the planned resumption of face-to-face classes in areas deemed low risk for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in January 2021. (File photo)

Travel ban mulled on countries with transmission of new strain

Travel restrictions would be considered as soon as a country reports community transmission of the new variant of SARS-COV-2, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Saturday. (File photo)

Duterte extends UK travel ban for another 2 weeks

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday extended the imposition of temporary travel ban on all flights from the United Kingdom (UK) following reports of a new variant of the SARS-COV-2 in the European nation. (File photo)

DOT backs temporary ban on UK travelers

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has thrown its “unequivocal support” to President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to temporarily ban all flights from the United Kingdom over reports of a new coronavirus strain in the Western state.

Duterte says he’s not afraid of ICC

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night said he is not afraid of suffering the consequences of his administration’s anti-illegal drugs campaign, saying his administration is just doing what is right for the greater good. (Presidential Photographers Division)

Yahoo Year in Review: Philippines’ top searches in 2020

As the year draws to a close, Yahoo’s Year in Review 2020 takes a look at the top happenings, people, and trends that captured the interest of the Philippines’ online community in 2020. (Pixabay photo)

Extension of Bayanihan 2 funds’ availability gets House nod

The House of Representatives on Monday night approved on final reading a measure seeking to extend the availability of funds under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2).