Solon backs work suspension at House

A leader of the House of Representatives on Friday backed President Rodrigo Duterte’s recommendation for Congress to suspend work as part of the national campaign to combat the spread of the 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

Deputy Speaker Michael Romero made the statement after recent confirmation …

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Baguio-Benguet sports meet suspended due to Covid-19

Volleyball games in the Baguio Benguet Educational Athletic League (BBEAL) are temporarily suspended as classes in Baguio and Benguet province have been suspended due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) threat.

BBEAL chairman and Cordillera Career Development College (CCDC) president emeritus James Malaya has called …

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Filipino diplomat in NY has Covid-19: DFA

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday confirmed that a female Filipino diplomat tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

"Yes, one of our diplomats at the Philippine Mission to the United Nations in New York has tested positive for Covid. The necessary …

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AFP chief, 21 others take oath before PRRD

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Gen. Felimon Santos, Jr. and 21 other newly-promoted senior military officials formally took their oath before President Rodrigo R. Duterte at Malacañan Palace, Manila on Wednesday.

In a statement Thursday, AFP public affairs office Capt. Jonathan Zata said …

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AFP to back PNP in NCR community quarantine

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday said it is ready to support the Philippine National Police (PNP) in implementing the community quarantine imposed in Metro Manila.

"The AFP is ready to assist the Philippine National Police in implementing the community quarantine in …

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