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DEPED TASK FORCE TO AID TEACHERS ON ELECTION DAY

The Department of Education (DepEd) has established the DepEd Elections Task Force (ETF) Operation and Monitoring Center to assist public school teachers and personnel with their duties in the May 9 polls. The ETF is one of the Department’s initiatives to help the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and ensure free, orderly, honest, peaceful, and credible […]

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ZUBIRI TO CANDIDATES: ‘ODETTE’ VICTIMS NEED HELP

Senator Migz Zubiri bookended the holidays by heading to provinces struck by Typhoon Odette, personally delivering rice, groceries, water, face masks, and tents, purchased using personal funds he had originally intended for his advertising budget as a senatorial candidate for the upcoming elections. “As soon as we saw how Typhoon Odette ravaged Visayas and Mindanao, […]

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ATAYDE: PRIORITIZE ‘AYUDA’ IN QCD1 AMID COVID-19

With the country tallying a record-high 33,169 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, Quezon City District 1 (QCD1) congressional candidate Arjo Atayde on Tuesday urged his supporters to focus on providing assistance for QCD1 households in lieu of holding meetings and activities meant to rally support for his campaign. “As of January 9, there are already […]

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ATHLETES IN ‘ODETTE’ RELIEF EFFORTS HAILED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list lauded Filipino athletes who took the initiative of raising donations for those affected by the onslaught of typhoon Odette. Nograles, in particular, commended Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz and national beach volleyball team member Sisi Rondina for using their influence and reach on social media to call for […]

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LACSON TO PARTIDO REPORMA: FOCUS ON ‘ODETTE’ AID

As a clearer but grimmer picture emerges on the extent of the damage wrought by Typhoon Odette, Senator and presidential aspirant Panfilo Lacson directed various teams from his Partido Reporma, campaign volunteers, and even his own Senate staff to focus on helping the victims of the storm, his spokesman said. Since December 18, simultaneous relief […]

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NCR MAYORS TO SEND P100-M AID TO ‘ODETTE’ VICTIMS

Adopting the “We Vax as One” concept, Metro mayors have unanimously agreed to release P100 million to help local government units (LGUs) in the Visayas and Mindanao areas affected by Typhoon Odette. The Metro Manila Council (MMC), through a resolution, will release the fund from the savings of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). “We […]

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BONG GO AIDS FIRE-HIT BUTUAN CITY RESIDENTS

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go urged communities to be extra careful and vigilant by strengthening their fire safety efforts following the enactment of the Bureau of Fire Protection Modernization Act of 2021, which he principally authored and co-sponsored in the Senate, last September. The law mandates the BFP to implement a modernization program which will be […]

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Hobbies & Advocacies

YOKOHAMA TIRES PHILIPPINES SUPPORTS COVID RESPONSE

Recognizing the value of the company’s success, Yokohama Tire Philippines, Inc. (YTPI) kicks off its 25th anniversary by giving back to the communities within the company’s vicinity. The tire manufacturing company is set to donate tires for the emergency service vehicles of its neighboring communities to support the quick COVID-19 and emergency response of its local […]

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INC INTENSIFIES LINGAP AID EFFORTS AMID PANDEMIC

The Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) has scheduled numerous Lingap sa Mamamayan Covid-19 pandemic assistance projects aimed at indigents, the elderly, Muslim groups and members of the media this May, with additional relief efforts planned for June and beyond focusing on different areas of the NCR Plus bubble. “We’re accelerating our assistance efforts as we continue […]

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PREVENT MORE JOB LOSS, AID SMALL BIZ – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian said the government should exhaust all means to provide relief to pandemic-hit small businesses and put them back on track to prevent further job loss. Gatchalian is bent on pushing for the legislation of allowing micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) by further lowering the costs of borrowing to encourage them to […]