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Remdesivir receives emergency approval as a COVID-19 treatment from US FDA

A possible antiviral drug has just been approved. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an emergency use to REMDESIVIR, an anti-viral drug, to possibly treat COVID-19. Though recent studies have shown mixed...

LTO extends Driver’s License expiry, suspends late reg penalties

The Land Transportation Office-Philippines (LTO) has extended the validity of driver’s licenses that expired during the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) to 60 days or 2 months, which will commence upon the lifting of the...

New disinfectant can protect surfaces from coronavirus for 90 days

An anti-microbial coating, which can "inactivate" viruses from surfaces for 90 days like COVID-19, was recently developed by researchers at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The disinfectant spray known as...

‘Super Flower Moon’, last supermoon of 2020, to be visible in Cebu tonight

Since February this year, we have been seeing beautiful extra-large full moons known as "supermoons". Good news, we will witness another one tonight, May 7 at 6:45PM peak (Philippine time). Bad news,...

Pasig City includes LGBTQ+ families in Cash Aid Fund

Family is family. This is what the Pasig City government has proven to the world.  All its residential families who were not covered by the national government’s Social Amelioration Program have been included in...

Cebu City logs 108 new cases; total at 1,388

With the local government’s continued efforts in targeted massive testing, we are expecting more new cases of coronavirus infection in entire Cebu, including Cebu City. On Wednesday evening, the Cebu City Health Department...

Cebu Capitol pushing for Traditional Remedies to Boost Immune System

Since May 4, 2020, Central Visayas has already breached the 1000-mark, with Cebu City having at least 1,000 confirmed cases -- the highest in the region. 332 of these are from Cebu...

PSA to start mass registration for National ID in October 2020

Philippine Statistics Authority is looking at the registration of 10 million people for the national ID system signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte in 2018.  That's a whole lot of number and processing...
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