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    No need for nationwide declaration of academic break: CHED

    Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chair J. Prospero de Vera III on Thursday, Jan. 13, said there is no need for a nationwide declaration of academic break amid the rising cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) among college students and teaching personnel of higher education institutions (HEIs). National

    COMELEC eyes virtual promulgation of Marcos disqualification cases

    The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is looking to hold a virtual promulgation of the decision on the disqualification cases filed against presidential aspirant Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. by next week. National

    COMELEC decision on Marcos DQ cases out in 2 weeks

    The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) First Division will issue the decision on the disqualification cases against presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. in about two weeks. National

    Solon pushes for passage of ‘Ayuda sa Bakuna’ bill

    A lawmaker at the House of Representatives on Wednesday, Jan. 5, pushed for a measure that would provide a one-time P15,000 cash assistance for fully-vaccinated Filipino families to boost the government's coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program. National

    PhilHealth to get P80B in subsidies under 2022 nat'l budget

    State insurer Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) will receive almost P80 billion in subsidies allocated under the proposed P5.02-trillion 2022 national budget, according to a party-list lawmaker. National

    Duterte to Odette victims: ‘I’ve found the budget for you’

    President Rodrigo Duterte said some government projects would be among the sources of the P10 billion he pledged to raise for Typhoon Odette victims. National

    LPA over Pacific likely to enter PAR Dec. 23 or 24

    A low pressure area (LPA) over the Pacific may enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) either on the 23rd or 24th of December, the weather bureau confirmed on Monday, De. 20. National

    COMELEC junks 1 nuisance petition vs Marcos

    One of the petitions to declare presidential aspirant Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. a nuisance candidate has been denied, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) announced on Saturday, Dec. 18. National

    Duterte to visit Iloilo, other 'Odette'-ravaged areas this weekend

    Despite public funds spent mostly for the coronavirus pandemic response, Duterte said the government will raise money for the rehabilitation and recovery of the typhoon-ravaged areas. National

    Duterte withdraws from 2022 Senate race

    President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday, Dec. 14, personally submitted his statement of withdrawal for senator in the May 2022 national and local elections. National