Tag: The Manila Times

Jinggoy wants Senate to probe cholera outbreak

(THE MANILA TIMES) SEN. Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada has pressed for a Senate inquiry into the reported cholera outbreak in some areas in the country, such as in the Visayas. The senator on Sunday noted that the Department of Health (DoH) reported 3,729 cases since January 2022, higher by 282 percent than the cases reported in…
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Deport illegal POGO workers, BI dared

(THE MANILA TIMES) SENATOR Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada challenged the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to deport within two months about 48,800 Philippine offshore gaming operator (POGO) workers whose visas have been revoked. “Our challenge to the BI is for them to ensure the implementation of these illegal aliens within the 59 days designated period and not…
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