We will bring down Covid-19 cases during MECQ: Gov’t to NCR execs

MANILA – The government vowed to use the 15-day modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) it imposed on Metro Manila Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite, and Laguna to prevent the further surge of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) transmissions and reduce the number of positive cases. This was the commitment made by members of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the … Read More

PhilHealth denies senior execs pocketed billions worth of funds

MANILA – The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) on Thursday denied “in strongest terms” that the state insurer’s senior officials pocketed PHP15 billion from its funds as claimed by a former employee. In a statement, PhilHealth labeled as “malicious” the allegations of anti-fraud legal officer Thorsson Keith, saying his claims were not substantiated by evidence. “His … Read More