U.S. Provides Php170 Million to Support COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment in the Philippines

Cebu City – The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing the Philippines Php170 million ($3.5 million) to support the Department of Health (DOH) in its COVID-19 vaccination rollout. This new assistance, which brings total U.S. government support for the Philippines’ COVID-19 response to nearly Php1.3 billion ($27 […]

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Sen Imee: Goodbye to more Ayuda, PPE, Covid-19 Vaccines

Cebu City – Senator Imee Marcos has castigated the Department of Agriculture (DA) for crippling the government’s ability to raise much needed revenue to cope with the double onslaught of African Swine Fever (ASF) and Covid-19. Marcos accused the DA of giving President Duterte “questionable advice” that led to his signing Executive Order (EO) 128 […]

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MECQ sa NCR plus sugdan karong adlawa hangtud Apirl 30

Cebu City – Bisan nag pabiling taas ang kaso sa covid-19, gi pakanaog na sa modified enhanced community quarantine o MECQ ang qaurantine classification sa NCR plus. Matud kang Presidential Spokesperson Sec. Harry Roque, gi aprobahan ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte ang pag kanaog ngadto sa mecq sa National Capital Region, Bulacan, Laguna, Cavite at Rizal […]

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Emergency funds available for more healthcare workers – Sen. Imee Marcos

Cebu City – Senator Imee Marcos has assured nurses and hospitals that the government has the funds to address their pleas for more health care workers, personal protective equipment, and quarantine facilities. As daily cases of Covid-19 reached a new high of 15,310, Marcos said at least Php33 billion was readily available to increase health […]

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United States and Korea Partner to Advance Development Priorities in the Philippines

Cebu City – The leading development agencies of the United States and the Republic of Korea on Wednesday, April 7, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance development cooperation in the Philippines. U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires John Law and Korean Ambassador to the Philippines Inchul Kim joined USAID Philippines Mission Director Lawrence Hardy II […]

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IMEE: THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT, FOR EASING VACCINE PROCUREMENT

Cebu City – Senator Imee Marcos has lauded President Rodrigo Duterte for striking down an attempt by the Department of Health (DOH) to block certain industries from purchasing vaccines. “Thank you, Tatay Digong, for being a true father of the nation. Truly, there is hope that more Filipinos can be vaccinated at the soonest possible […]

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USAID Acting Administrator Lauds 3 Million Filipino Students Reached Through U.S.-Philippine Partnership

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Gloria Steele on Thursday, March 25, congratulated participants of the 14th Philippine National Education Summit for achieving landmark national policy reforms that have improved education governance through a partnership with USAID. During her keynote address, Steele noted that nearly 3 million early grade learners in the […]

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Establish lifeline rate for internet access – Senator Imee Marcos

Cebu City – Senator Imee Marcos has urged the government to recognize internet access as a “primary right” on the same level as electricity and potable water. Marcos said that establishing a lifeline rate for internet access is as important as the bicameral conference committee’s decision Tuesday to extend the lifeline rate for electricity to […]

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USAID and PBEd Partner with PCTA and Permex to Provide Training for 1,000 Filipino Youth

Cebu City – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) signed a Php37-million ($740,000) partnership with the Philippine Cable and Telecommunications Association Inc. (PCTA) and canned goods producer Permex that will provide training and employment opportunities for more than 1,000 unemployed and out-of-school youth in the CALABARZON […]

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