As global trade in red and processed meats has increased, so have chronic diseases associated with meat consumption, a study looking at data from 154 countries found on Thursday.
Showing support for Hamas in Britain could be punished with 14 years in prison if the government succeeds in banning the group as a terrorist organisation, the Home Office said Friday.
The Philippines on Thursday accused Chinese Coast Guard vessels of firing water cannon at boats delivering supplies to Filipino marines in the disputed South China Sea/West Philippine Sea, and told Beijing to "back off."
Merck & Co Inc (MSD) has applied for emergency use authorization (EUA) in the Philippines for Molnupiravir, its antiviral medicine and investigational COVID-19 drug, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director-General Eric Domingo said on Thursday.
The government has allocated more than 2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses for booster shots for at least 1.6 million health care workers and their dependents.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday claimed a presidential candidate is a cocaine user.
The Commission on Elections released Thursday the implementing rules and regulations for next year’s national elections that paves the way for the holding of “e-rallies” as an alternative to physical sorties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bacolod City has been named the “Most Business-Friendly Local Government Unit” for 2021 by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, besting 10 other finalists in the highly-urbanized city category in the nationwide search.
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said he and the entire economic team are optimistic the country will shift to the looser Alert Level 1 by the start of 2022 due to the government’s aggressive vaccination program, which will boost the economy in the coming months.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio accepted Wednesday the chairmanship of Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD), the political party leading her campaign for the second top post in the May 2022 polls.
President Rodrigo Duterte has sought the support of congressmen for the Christopher Go-Sara Duterte-Carpio tandem for the May 2022 national elections.
The tandem between former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. of the Partido Federal ng Pilipinas and Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio of Lakas-CMD as presidential and vice presidential candidates, respectively, in 2022 national elections has been successfully firmed up and finalized.
The House Committee on Appropriations extended Wednesday the validity of the 2021 General Appropriations Act until December 31, 2022.
Fully vaccinated health care workers can choose the COVID-19 vaccine brands---Sinovac, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Moderna---as their booster shot, the Department of Health (DOH) said after it approved a heterologous (mixed brand) approach.
The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the emergency use authorization (EUA) application of the Covovax vaccine against COVID-19, FDA director-general Eric Domingo said on Wednesday.
The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has approved the Commission on Higher Education's (CHED) recommendation to carry out the phased implementation of in-person classes in higher education institutions.
Senator Richard Gordon said the two Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp. executives who were arrested after trying to board a private jet at the Davao City Aiport were visited by a Malacanang lawyer.
RiteMed Philippines Inc. (RiteMed), in partnership with Faberco Life Sciences Inc., (Faberco), announced that it will start its distribution in the Philippines of the first batch of the anti-COVID-19 oral drug Molnupiravir under the brand name “Molnarz.”
The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday designated Deputy Court Administrator Raul Villanueva as the officer-in-charge of the Office of the Court Administrator following the promotion of Associate Justice Jose Midas Marquez to the 15-member bench.