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President Rodrigo R. Duterte will likely certify as urgent the proposed measure seeking the establishment of the Philippine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Malacañang said Thursday.
“Most likely po (it will happen),” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a virtual presser when asked …Read More
Strict travel restrictions in and out of Ormoc City has been extended as its fight against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) continues.
Mayor Richard Gomez issued Executive Order No. 80 on Wednesday regulating the travel of people by land, sea, and air until July 31.
There is “nothing new” in the recommendations of Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo to boost the government’s fight against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), Malacañang said on Thursday.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Robredo’s suggestions have already been done by the Inter-Agency Task Force …Read More
The provincial government of Catanduanes has issued new guidelines and measures in processing and issuing letters of exemption (LOE) to departing authorized persons outside residence (APORs).
Paolo Araojo, provincial information officer, said Governor Joseph Cua has issued a memorandum to prevent abuse in the …Read More
President Rodrigo R. Duterte had consulted doctors and experts on the possible reopening of the Philippine economy amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, Malacañang said Thursday.
Duterte made the consultation in a meeting held at Malacañan Palace on Wednesday, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque …Read More
Malacañang on Thursday urged US lawmakers not to interfere with the country’s affairs, saying they are no longer the country’s “colonial masters.”
In a virtual Palace briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this statement after at least 45 US lawmakers asked the national government …Read More
The mayor of the island town of Tagapul-an in Samar province has survived an attack by an unidentified gunman on Thursday morning.
Initial reports reaching the Police Regional Office 8 (Eastern Visayas) here disclosed that Mayor Vicente Limpiado Jr. was about to leave his …Read More
Some 450 tricycle and jeepney drivers and operators randomly selected were tested here on Thursday with a rapid antibody test for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
In a Facebook post on Thursday, the city’s Public Information Office (PIO) said of the total number, 300 are …Read More
The Court of Appeals (CA) dismissed the libel complaint filed by former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman and now Senator Francis Tolentino against broadcaster Ted Failon in 2017.
In a decision dated July 7 released on Thursday penned by Associate Justice Pablito A. …Read More
Ayala Corp. chief executive officer Jaime August Zobel de Ayala on Thursday said the government should provide more support to keep the micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) afloat amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.
During the “Build Back Better: Economic Resilience After Covid” …Read More
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Thursday said it is targeting to complete the distribution of the second tranche of cash aid under the government’s social amelioration program (SAP) by the end of July.
During the hearing of the House of …Read More
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Thursday promised to join the future activities of President Rodrigo Duterte so as not to miss the key points the President might raise.
Roque made the promise as he admitted that he was unaware that Duterte’s July 13 speech …Read More
Three more residents of Eastern Visayas have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), bringing the region’s total to 656, the Department of Health (DOH) reported late Wednesday.
Two were from Calbiga town in Samar, both locally stranded individuals (LSI) who came from …Read More
The Department of Agriculture (DA) has distributed 143 free-range chickens to hog raisers whose pigs were culled due to the African swine fever (ASF).
In a Facebook post on Thursday, the Lingayen Information Office (LIO) said the beneficiaries are from barangay Estanza and Libsong …Read More
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) on Thursday turned over a real-time air quality monitoring system (AQMS) in Manila City, as the two government institutions joined hands in establishing a continuous AQMS for monitoring and management of air quality.…Read More
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Thursday said it is “vigorously” implementing established health protocols against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) to reduce infections in its ranks.
“These include contact tracing, regular building and facility disinfections, and stringent screening measures relative to …Read More
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Revenue District Office (RDO) 77 here has been closed for disinfection on Thursday after a client who was at their premises on Wednesday turned out positive for coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Norma Bayoneta, chief of Administrative and Human Resource …Read More
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Thursday stressed the need to introduce changes in the Philippine socio-political and economic system to remove the oligarchs’ influence over the country.
During the hearing of the House Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability, Cayetano said the …Read More
At least 83 members of the Dumagat tribe who were former mass base supporters of the Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) on Thursday condemned the atrocities of the communist terrorist group and its political wing, the National Democratic Front (NDF).…Read More
The Philippine embassy in Kuwait on Thursday reported that around 23,000 Filipino workers have been displaced in the Gulf state due to the economic impact of coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
“(Around) 23,000 ‘yung OFWs (overseas Filipino workers) who have been displaced because of loss of …Read More
The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) supports the recent move of the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) of the Philippines to explore digital platforms in allowing investors to access investments in retail treasury bonds (RTB).
“The launch of Bonds.Ph app comes at a …Read More
The Department of Tourism (DOT) said meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) can be held in areas under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) but only at 50-percent capacity.
According to the guidelines for MICE operations dated July 14, physical events in areas under enhanced …Read More
nterior Secretary Eduardo Año on Thursday took a swipe at lawmakers criticizing the government’s program to intensify the isolation of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) asymptomatic patients and those with mild symptoms.
“They should grasp the pronouncement of the National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19 first. …Read More
The local government of Belison town in Antique province has provided emergency cash assistance to 384 residents affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
In an interview on Wednesday, Belison Mayor Christopher Piccio said they initiated the program, “No Belisongnon is Left Behind”, for …Read More
Employment programs for displaced Filipino workers both local and abroad will continue under the proposed Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2), a labor official said Thursday.
In a Laging Handa briefing, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Assistant Secretary Dominique Tutay said …Read More
Coca-Cola Philippines has initiated a micro-financing program worth PHP157 million to help community-based businesses like sari-sari stores and carinderia to restart their operation after being affected by the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic and the community quarantine.
In a statement Thursday, Coca-Cola has partnered with …Read More
Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi has welcomed the actions taken by Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) to address the customers’ complaints on electricity bills and the convenience fee for online payment.
Cusi said he received a letter from Meralco president and chief executive officer Ray Espinosa …Read More
A health official from the Department of Health Western Visayas Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD 6) reported on Thursday that 36 percent of the total number of confirmed coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infections in the region has recovered.
In a Covid-19 virtual presser, DOH-CHD 6 …Read More
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Thursday said it was able to raise some 36 million seedlings for the Enhanced National Greening Program (ENGP) during the first half of 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic.
The number already represents almost 80 percent …Read More
In adherence to the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte placing the city under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), Mayor Edgardo Labella on Thursday issued guidelines to be followed by business establishments that are allowed to open in full operational capacity.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque …Read More
A total of 18 dump trucks loaded with over 250 tons of illegally quarried and transported landfill materials were intercepted by personnel of the Bulacan Environment and Natural Resources Office (BENRO) in Barangay Pio Cruzcosa here Wednesday.
BENRO chief Elizabeth Apresto said on Thursday …Read More
Local government units (LGUs) in Western Visayas (Region 6) are urged to expand their temporary treatment and monitoring facilities (TTMF) due to the “up and down” number of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases reported in various provinces.
The Department of Health- Western Visayas Center for …Read More
The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday reported 2,498 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infections, raising the overall tally to 61,266.
The DOH said the additional cases reported were based on the total tests done by 71 out of 84 operational laboratories.
The newly …Read More
To abide by President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to extend the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) in Bohol, Governor Arthur Yap issued Thursday an executive order outlining the protocols in line with the lower risk classification until July 31.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, in a …Read More
The Philippines continues to defy trends after Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday affirmed its Baa2 rating with stable outlook on the country, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno said.
In a Viber message to journalists, Diokno said this latest decision by the …Read More
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said Thursday 25.9 percent of businesses surveyed from June 4 to 17 have closed their operations, some of them temporarily.
This is after vital parts of the country, including Metro Manila where most number of …Read More
Anti-narcotics agents shot dead a suspected drug dealer who allegedly resisted arrest and traded shots with law enforcers in Buluan, Maguindanao at dawn on Thursday.
Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PDEA-BARMM) also seized suspected …Read More
A team from the central office of the Department of Health (DOH) arrived in Agusan del Sur on Wednesday to inspect the ongoing construction in the province of a molecular diagnostic laboratory for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), officials said.
The DOH team, led …Read More
Amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisis, the Department of Public Works and Highways in the Caraga Region (DPWH-13) said it has achieved “significant accomplishments” in major infrastructure projects in the area.
Data sent by DPWH-13 showed the completion of several multi-million projects by the …Read More
The local Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has issued new guidelines after the city reverted to general community quarantine (GCQ) effective Thursday.
The local IATF said the new executive order will prescribe the guidelines for the second GCQ. The city has …Read More
Mayor Sara Z. Duterte is confident the city government could get a positive response from the national Inter-Agency Task Force for The Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) regarding her request for safer repatriation measures for Returning OFWs …Read More
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CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announced today that its financial results for the Second Quarter of 2020 will be released on Thursday, July 30, 2020.
A live audio webcast of the 2020 Second Quarter results conference call will begin …Read More