There was a serious problem about the implementation of the “No Vaccination, No Ride” Policy of the government, and Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello is owning up to all the confusion the lack of necessary guidelines may have caused. He said he was sorry that it did not come out clear that workers reporting for jobs are going to be exempted from complying with the policy.

And as the Omicron-fueled coronavirus variant spreads outside of Metro Manila, infections in the National Capital Region (NCR) have started to decline.

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) averred that printing of ballots will start today, January 20, 2022.

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A security guard takes charge in setting up the chairs and tables at a popular local pharmaceutical outlet located on Quirino Avenue in Manila on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, ahead of the government’s ‘Rsebackuna sa Botika’. The city government is expected to reach out to those who may have found it hard to access vaccines, or those who continue to shun vaccination. (Ali Vicoy)
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