Philippine Gov’t Offers Online Opera Workshop

The CCP will be mounting the “Discover Opera!” Online Workshop Series from October 22 to November 13, 2021. The aim of the workshop series is to foster an appreciation and interest in classical singing and opera, as well as to introduce participants and observers to vocal training via an online platform. The history and literature … Read more

Covid Vaccines Injected to Filipinos Reach 20.8 Million

Press Release: As of 01 August 2021, 6PM, a total of 20,863,544 doses have already been administered. 11,747,581 have received their first doses while 9,115,963 have already gotten the complete protection of the COVID-19 vaccines. The total doses administered in the 22nd week of our national vaccination reached 3,661,123 doses with an average of 523,018daily … Read more

3 Philippine Importers Face Criminal Suits for Smuggled Goods

Manila, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs recently filed three (3) criminal complaints before the Department of Justice (DOJ) involving P86 million worth of misdeclared smuggled goods. The first case is against JANTHEARA TRADING INTERNATIONAL for the alleged misdeclaration of an estimated 2,500 bags of imported onions amounting to P3,315,350.96 last May 17, 2021 at … Read more

Smuggled Cigarettes from China Seized at Subic, Philippines

Subic, Philippines – As the Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) intensifies border security nationwide, the Port of Subic through the efforts of its Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service (CIIS) on June 24, 2021 seized smuggled cigarettes estimated to have a value of Php 92 Million. Through the issuance of a Pre-lodgment Control Order (PLCO), the two … Read more

1 Million CoronaVac Shipped to the Philippines

PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Philippines received another one million CoronaVac doses on June 28, Monday, bringing the country’s total supply of Sinovac-made vaccines to 12 million. This latest shipment is the fifth batch of CoronaVac vaccines delivered this June. To date, a total of 6.5 million doses have been shipped to the country this … Read more

Moderna Covid Vaccines Arrive in the Philippines

PASAY, Philippines: NTF COVID-19 Chief Implementer and vaccine czar Sec. Carlito G. Galvez Jr. welcomed the arrival of 249,600 doses of Moderna vaccines at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 on Sunday, June 27, 2021. Of the initial doses, 150,000 doses were procured by the Philippine government, while 99,600 doses were purchased by the … Read more

Israel Covid Vaccine Experts Help Philippine Government

TAGUIG CITY, Philippines – For five days, delegates from Israel’s Ministry of Health met with Philippine COVID-19 task force officials, members of the local medical community and representatives from the private sector to discuss the challenges being confronted in the implementation of the National Vaccination Program. The Israeli delegation also visited some of the country’s … Read more

Tribute to Former Philippine President Noynoy Aquino

AN ENCOUNTER FOR A TRIBUTE – Written by Atty. Antonio Amora Jr. / Philippines Farewell, my President. And thank you. Really, really thank you. Your presidency restored the faith of our people in that office, brought our economy to greater heights and put our country in lofty standing among the community of nations. It was … Read more