Mindanao

Davao Oriental to be under ECQ from Sept. 8 to 21 due to “alarming surge” in COVID cases, deaths

90.6 percent of deaths were unvaccinated while 0.6 percent were fully vaccinated   (Eagle News) – The province of Davao Oriental will be under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) starting Wednesday, Sept. 8 until 21 due to an “alarming surge of COVID-19 cases and deaths.” The two-week ECQ was agreed upon by the Provincial Task Force on COVID-19 and all local chief executives of the province to address this surge.  They said the increasing number of […]

138th Malasakit Center opened in Jolo, Sulu

The Philippine government has opened its 138th Malasakit Center at the Sulu Sanitarium in Jolo, Sulu on Friday, Sept. 3. This the eighth hospital in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao and second in Jolo to open a Malasakit Center, after the Sulu Provincial Hospital which launched its own last January 6. Senate Committee on Health Chair Christopher “Bong” Go welcomed the opening of the latest 38th Malasakit Center in a virtual message. Go […]

ICYMI: Agila Pilipinas Online (Surigao del Sur province)

  Watch the news and other features in Surigao del Sur as reported in the dialect, in this online edition of Agila Pilipinas. With reports from the Eagle News Service correspondents in Surigao del Sur Among the news for this episode (July 14, 2021) are the updates on the vaccination rollout for senior citizens, the continuous registration of the national ID in the province, and the planting of 50 Palawan cherry tree seedlings in Bislig […]

8 new Delta variant cases found in Cagayan de Oro City

7 of new infections came from 1 family; among infected were a 6-year old, and an 11-month old child     (Eagle News) – Eight new Delta variant cases were found in Cagayan de Oro City, according to the city’s local government. Seven of the eight new confirmed Delta variant infections came from one family in Bgy. Balulang. Among those that tested positive were a six-year old and an 11-month old child. The other Delta […]

WATCH: Agila Pilipinas Online – Bukidnon (Cebuano edition)

Watch the news and other features in Bukidnon as reported in the Cebuano dialect in this online edition of Agila Pilipinas (Philippine news in the provinces) Some of the news in this episode: – National ID registration in San Fernando, Bukidnon; – Monitoring of checkpoints in Bukidnon; – and price monitoring of vegetable prices in the public markets (Eagle News Service)