World Health Organization country representative Rabindra Abeyasinghe cautioned the government against plans to remove mandatory Covid-19 tests for domestic travelers, saying any decision to remove Covid testing must be “carefully calibrated” considering the existence of new variants and high cases
The Philippines is one of the few countries in the Covid-19 pandemic-stricken world that has not yet started vaccinating its population. After some initial vaccine procurement blunders, government officials tried to appease the Filipino people by saying that vaccines would
BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Bureau of Fire Protection will activate a Special Rescue Unit (SRU) in Bacolod City after the training fire personnel in March or April, Chief Insp. Rodel Legaspi, Bacolod fire marshal, said during the blessing and
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Army’s 3rd Infantry Division maintains its record of zero human rights violation in Western Visayas, with no single complaint filed against it before the Commission on Human Rights since last year, its spokesperson, Maj. Cenon
After a long hiatus of two years, I treated myself to a three-day retreat at my favorite resort spa in Negros Island. Having survived a year of quarantine and self-isolation, a well-deserved sun and sea holiday proved to be the
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The number of local government units in Negros Occidental with no new Covid cases rose to 12, as of Monday. The number of active cases also dropped to 58, the Provincial Incident Management Team said yesterday.
Leaders of the Negros for Leni, composed of multi-sectoral organizations* Archie Alipalo photo
Silay City, my birthplace and place of residence, has recently instituted a no-parking/tow-away rule on most of its roads which means all types of vehicles can no longer park on most public roads. The newly implemented rule is apparently in