Makati Med donates protective gears to troops, health workers

MANILA – In line with ongoing efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the Makati Medical Center (MMC) Foundation has donated food packs and protective gear to the Philippine Navy (PN). Navy public affairs office chief Lt. Commander Maria Christina Roxas, in a statement Wednesday, said MMC Foundation’s donation was coursed through its … Read More

Disaster risk reduction agency beefs up Covid-19 awareness drive

MANILA – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is beefing up its information campaign to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) as the country now has ten confirmed cases. NDRRMC spokesperson Mark Cashean Timbal said on Monday the information campaign is aimed at educating the public on how to protect themselves from … Read More

Test-firing of BRP Jose Rizal’s main gun successful

MANILA — Test-firing of the 76-mm main gun of the country’s first purposedly designed missile frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), was successfully concluded off South Korean waters on Wednesday. Philippine Navy (PN) public affairs office chief, Lt. Commander Maria Christina Roxas, said the test-firing of BRP Jose Rizal’s Oto Melara Super Rapid main gun successfully … Read More

Number of families affected by Taal eruption now over 103K

MANILA — Families affected by the restive Taal Volcano has climbed to 103,443 or equivalent to 394,094 persons in the four Calabarzon (Region 4-A) provinces, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported. In its 6 a.m. update Monday, the NDRRMC said 38,377 families or around 137,447 persons from the provinces of Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, … Read More