The Manila fire department said the blaze started on the second floor of the house of Daryl de Jesus’ family along Road 4, Diamante street at around 9:38 a.m.
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Ontario leader blames Pfizer for COVID vaccine delays
TORONTO (AP) – The leader of Canada’s most populous province said Thursday he isn’t buying the explanation given by Pfizer about why the company has deferred next week’s coronavirus vaccine deliveries to Canada.
No early relief in sight
With the arrival of COVID vaccines still uncertain amid controversy over the nationwide vaccination campaign, businesses are seeing no relief in the near future as the country enters its 11th month of pandemic quarantines.
Mikey Arroyo wants to be Sinopharm distributor?
Sen. Risa Hontiveros asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) if Pampanga Rep. Juan Miguel Arroyo, with his family-owned LTA Inc., is seeking to be a distributor of vaccines from the state-owned Sinopharm of China.
Marking Mendiola massacre, CHR seeks genuine agrarian reform
Thirty-four years after a massacre of farmers in Mendiola, the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) yesterday reiterated the need for genuine agrarian reform to support Filipino farmers.
HK to place thousands on lockdown for first time
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong will place tens of thousands of its residents in a lockdown to contain a new outbreak of the coronavirus, the first such measure the Chinese-ruled city has taken since the pandemic began, a local newspaper reported yesterday.
QC employees get health insurance
Almost 6,000 regular employees and new hires of the Quezon City government are now enrolled in a heathcare insurance plan.
US Covid deaths top WWii fatalities
As Biden warns worst yet to come
Explain, with transparency
With surveys showing fewer than half of Filipinos willing to be vaccinated against coronavirus disease 2019, Malacañang has launched an information campaign to overcome vaccine hesitancy.
Go calls for intensified fire protection drive
Sen. Bong Go has personally extended aid to 294 families or 1,119 individuals affected by a fire that razed houses in Barangay Alabang in Muntinlupa City last Jan 17.
Day One: Biden takes action on COVID, climate, immigration
US President Joe Biden on Wednesday began signing 15 executive actions addressing the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and racial inequality, and undoing some policies put in place by his predecessor Donald Trump.
5.7-million marijuana plants burned in Kalinga, Mt. Province
CAMP DANGWA, Benguet – A total of 5.7 million worth of marijuana plants was uprooted and burned during the marijuana eradication in Sadanga, Mt. Province, and Tinglayan, Kalinga, the Police Regional Office (PRO)Cordillera, reported.