The use of a face shield remains voluntary for the moment: Palace

by on December 1, 2021 0

(File photo) MANILA – Wearing face shields over face masks is voluntary but may be required by business establishments and employers, Malacañang said Wednesday. Acting Presidential Spokesman Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles made the remark after President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he recognized that face shields will provide an extra layer of protection against...

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Omicron variant presents “very high” risk, WHO warns

by on November 29, 2021 0

GENEVA / ANKARA – The Omicron variant of the coronavirus poses a “very high” risk globally, the World Health Organization warned as a special session of the world health body began on Monday. “If another major outbreak of Covid-19 takes place at the behest of Omicron, the consequences could be serious,” the WHO said...

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Irrigation boosts cotton production in Ilocos Norte village

by on November 26, 2021 0

WATER IS LIFE. A small irrigation development project has now been completed for the benefit of cotton producers in Barangay Lumbaan Bic-bica, Pinili, Ilocos Norte. The project is worth over PHP 18 million thanks to the National Irrigation Administration. (Photo courtesy of PIA Ilocos Norte) CITY OF LAOAG – Cotton producers in a rural...

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Japanese companies urged to invest in PH’s economic outlook

by on November 24, 2021 0

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III (archive photo) MANILA – Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III presented Japanese investors with the Philippines’ “bright economic outlook”, supported by a strong financial situation and the revolutionary initiatives of the Duterte administration, urging them to participate in the country’s transition to a “new and better” post-pandemic recovery. “The Philippines...

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Launch of a network of independent, minority-owned, women-led agencies

by on November 22, 2021 0

A new agency network, Conspiracy Theory has just been launched to join forces with independent agencies and help streamline the collaboration process. Veteran Advertising and Marketing Executives Zihla Salinas, Daniel Weisinger and Brick Rucker launched Conspiracy Theory with three partner agencies and a diverse management team. Conspiracy Theory’s network includes Unfold, a digital creative...

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