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PH expands ‘red list’ countries to control Omicron threat

Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 (File photo)

MANILA – The Philippines has expanded travel restrictions to include seven more countries in the “red list” to contain the spread of the new Omicron variant of Covid-19, Malacañang said on Sunday.
The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) added Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, the Netherlands, Switzerland,…

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Aboitiz Equity shares post gains

Aboitiz Equity Ventures also operates economic estates like LIMA Estate in Batangas. PHOTO FROM ABOITIZ EQUITY FACEBOOK PAGE

Listed Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. posted slight gains last week despite the decline of the local bourse on Friday.
The shares of Aboitiz Equity Ventures inched up by 0.97 percent or 50 centavos to finish at P52 apiece on Friday, prompting the…

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Covid News: Biden Restricts Travel from Southern Africa

ImageNew pandemic-related travel restrictions will go into effect Monday.Credit…David Zalubowski/Associated Press

President Biden will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other African countries to try to contain a troubling new variant of the coronavirus, senior administration officials said on Friday, though they said it would be impossible to prevent it from entering the United States.
Starting on Monday, the…

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Phase 2 of vaccination of minors begins in Metro hospitals

A minor gets vaccinated in Caloocan City on Oct. 22, 2022, the first day of the second phase of vaccination of children with comorbidities. Image courtesy of Caloocan City Public Information Office

MANILA, Philippines — The Phase 2 of vaccination of minors with comorbidities against COVID-19 began in several Metro Manila hospitals and vaccination sites on Friday, the Department of…

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