2 wildlife animals rescued in Region 12

Two wildlife animals have been rescued in North Cotabato and Koronadal City, regional environment officials said Thursday.

Khadija Bayam-Benpolok, chief of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-12) public affairs office, said an Everett’s Scops Owl and a Yellow-headed Monitor Lizard (Varanus cumingi) were …

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CDO mayor rebuffs calls for ECQ

Mayor Oscar Moreno has rejected the appeal of 26 village leaders here to place the city under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to prevent a possible local transmission of 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

During a press briefing on Friday, Moreno said raising the quarantine level runs …

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Albay execs to assess GCQ implications

The provincial government of Albay on Thursday temporarily shelved the resolution of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, which is asking the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to extend the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) that has earlier been downgraded to general community …

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Iloilo City to comply with ECQ order

Iloilo City will comply with the recommendation of the National Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to be placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) instead of the previous general community quarantine (GCQ).

In his press briefing with the Malacañang press corps on Thursday, …

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LPG prices up in May

Prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will increase effective May 1.

Petron said it will raise prices of its LPG products by PHP5.80 per kilogram, and autoLPG by PHP3.25 per liter.

Solane-branded LPG prices will also increase by PHP5.19-per kilogram.

The price adjustment next month …

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Antique to buy P15-M worth of test kits

The Antique provincial government will purchase PHP15 million worth of test kits for front-liners fighting the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

Antique Governor Rhodora Cadiao said the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) is now preparing the purchase request (PR) for the test kits.

“The test kits …

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