Posts Tagged COVID-19 response

House solons want Bicam to prioritize COVID-19 response budget in deliberation

Maris Federez   •   December 3, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Several members of the House of Representatives are hoping that the deliberation in the Bicameral Conference Committee will give priority to the COVID-19 response budget which they...

Pamahalaan, tiwalang on-track pa rin ang COVID-19 response kahit patuloy na tumataas ang kaso

Robie de Guzman   •   August 24, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Naniniwala ang pamahalaan na on-track pa rin ang paglaban ng bansa sa pandemya kahit nakakapagtala ng record-high na COVID-19 cases ang Pilipinas. Noong Lunes, 18,332 ang bagong...

Duterte admin to submit proposed P5.024T budget for 2022 next week – Palace

Robie de Guzman   •   August 17, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Duterte administration is set to submit to Congress next week its proposed P5.024 trillion national budget for 2022, Malacañang said Tuesday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said...

DBM releases COVID-19 response fund

Maris Federez   •   May 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has assured the public that there are sufficient funds for the government’s response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In...

5 additional modular hospitals soon to rise at Lung Center of the Philippines

Marje Pelayo   •   April 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started construction activities for the additional five modular hospitals at the Lung Center of the Philippines (LCP) in...

Duterte on COVID-19 response: Government is working

Marje Pelayo   •   April 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his promise to the people that he will do everything to solve the country’s problems, especially the current crisis on COVID-19. Duterte assured...

World Bank approves PH’s US$500M loan for COVID-19 response

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 12, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines—The World Bank has approved a $500 million loan (P24 billion) for the Philippines to help fund its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response program. In a statement released on...

PNP clearance required for civil society groups wishing to aid local COVID-19 efforts – DILG

Robie de Guzman   •   February 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Friday said civil society organizations (CSO) that wish to be part of local COVID-19 response and recovery...

Philippines ranks 79th in COVID-19 response among 98 nations

Marje Pelayo   •   January 29, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Australia’s Lowy Institute, in its recent research on countries’ response against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, ranked the Philippines 79th among 98 nations. The research body, Australia’s leading...

P4.413B out of P140B Bayanihan 2 funds released to agencies, DBM says

Robie de Guzman   •   October 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – More than P4 billion worth of funds allocated for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response and recovery efforts have been released to government agencies, the Department of Budget...

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