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Health workers cited for ‘Yolanda’ relief work

Health Secretary Enrique Ona FILE PHOTO

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday recognized the efforts of health workers and organizations who have dedicated their time, services, expertise and resources to the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda that hit the country in November last year.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Binay hit for questioning DAP allocation for stem cell research

Sen. Nancy Binay. INQUIRER.net PHOTO

Health Secretary Enrique Ona has expressed disappointment with Sen. Nancy Binay, who questioned the allocation of P70 million under Disbursement Acceleration Program for a stem cell research project of the Lung Center of the Philippines.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Comelec: If you can’t lick ’em, fine ’em

Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes: Only administrative fine INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will no longer ask elected government officials who failed to submit their campaign finance reports for the 2013 midterm elections to vacate their posts.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

100 millionth Filipino due early Sunday


By the reckoning of a population expert, the Philippine population will hit 100 million at 12:06 a.m. or thereabouts on Sunday. Be happy if your baby is born around that time because you will earn P5,000.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Comelec stops Sunday registration of voters in provinces

comelec voters registration

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will no longer hold voters’ registration in the provinces during Sundays.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »