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Breakthrough seen in dengue treatment

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A staff from the DOH NCR Center for Health Development does spraying on adult mosquitoes and application of larvicide in stagnant waters in an informal settlers' neighborhood in Barangay Damayan, Quezon City, to prevent the possible spread of dengue in this file photo. The Department of Health has adopted a two-day regimen that combats dengue, a mosquito-borne disease that has claimed the lives of at least 1,680 people in more than 416,000 cases reported in the Philippines over the past three years.  INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON

The Department of Health (DOH) has adopted a two-day regimen that combats dengue, a mosquito-borne disease that has claimed the lives of at least 1,680 people in more than 416,000 cases reported in the Philippines over the past three years.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DPWH antiflood project in Manila 70% complete

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The government’s P560-million flood interceptor project in Blumentritt, Manila, designed to direct floodwaters from the northern part of Metro Manila to the Tondo area and then out to Manila Bay, is already 70.66 percent complete.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Davao Customs chief defies order to quit, is fired instead

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Customs Commissioner John Philip Sevilla INQUIRER FILE  PHOTO

Eight months after being appointed head of the Bureau of Customs’ Davao collection district, Army Brig. Gen. Ernesto Aradanas (ret.) has been relieved for alleged involvement in oil smuggling, among other irregularities.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DPWH gets OK to repair QC roads damaged by trucks

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has given the Department of Public Works and Highways first engineering district in Quezon City the go-ahead to repair Congressional Avenue and the thoroughfare’s extension, some sections of which have been damaged by passing trucks and other heavy vehicles.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA greenlights Congressional Ave. rehab

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Workers from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Metro Manila Development Authority, or MMDA has given the Department of Public Works and Highway’s first engineering district in Quezon City, the go-ahead to conduct road rehabilitation along Congressional Avenue and the thoroughfare’s extension, some sections of which have been damaged by passing trucks and other heavy vehicles.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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