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==Featured News of The Philippines==
==Featured News of The Philippines==
Updated: February 22, 2022
Updated: February 23, 2022


'''Zambo Peninsula logs over 94% Covid-19 recovery rate'''.<br>
'''Tacloban mayor suspends work, classes due to heavy rains'''.<br>
ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Department of Health-Zamboanga Peninsula (DOH-9) on Tuesday reported 56,256 Covid-19 recoveries or 94.49 percent recovery rate since the start of the pandemic in March 2020. Dr. Jemuel Cristobal, DOH-9 medical officer, said the region has so far recorded a total of 59,533 Covid-19 infections, including 840 active cases and 2,437 deaths. Cristobal said 68.2 percent of the active cases are asymptomatic, 26.1 percent with mild symptoms, 4.4 percent moderate, 1.2 percent severe, and 0.1 percent critical. He said the data showed Zamboanga City has the highest recovered cases of 26,349 although it remains on top of the list with the most number of Covid-19 infections of 27,928. The city has also the highest mortality rate with 1,084 and has 495 active cases.
TACLOBAN CITY – Mayor Alfred Romualdez has suspended classes and work in the city government here on Wednesday afternoon due to heavy rains in some parts of Eastern Visayas region. In an Executive Order issued before noon on Wednesday, Romualdez canceled classes and work as “precautionary measures and in anticipation of any developments that may arise out of the weather disturbance.” Since Tuesday, the region has been experiencing cloudy skies with moderate to at times heavy rainfall, which may result in landslides and flooding in low-lying areas, according to an early morning forecast of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).
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'''RCEF boosts growth in rice production in Caraga'''<br>
'''4.5K Albay youths get wages under DOLE employment program'''<br>
BUTUAN CITY – The Philippine Rice Research Institute in Agusan (PhilRice-Agusan) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) on Tuesday recognized the contributions of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) program in the increase of rice production in the Caraga Region from 2019 to 2021. In a press briefing at the Go Hotel here, the PhilRice-Agusan highlighted the impacts of the RCEF program on the lives of rice farmers in the region in the last three years. PhilRice-Agusan covers the areas of Region 10 (Northern Mindanao), Region 11 (Davao Region), and Region 13 (Caraga).
LEGAZPI CITY – A total of 4,531 students and out-of-school youths (OSYs) in Albay received their salaries after working in government offices under the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). Emma P. Acuña, DOLE-Bicol regional employment focal person, told the Philippine News Agency on Wednesday: “Each beneficiary receives a total of PHP10,500 in exchange for 20 working days. Albay provincial government paid the initial 60 percent of the salary amounting to PHP6,300 while the remaining 40 percent amounting to PHP4,200 was shouldered by the DOLE.


Source: "[https://www.pna.gov.ph/ PNA.GOV.PH]"
Source: "[https://www.pna.gov.ph/ PNA.GOV.PH]"

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