Zambo City readies vs. new virus strain

Amid the threat posed by the new strain of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the city government assured it has already strengthened its collaboration with private and government agencies to implement comprehensive measures against the disease.

In a statement Thursday, Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar said …

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BSP, DOF amid the pandemic

Real interest rates in the Philippines are in negative territory after monetary officials aggressively cut the central bank’s key policy rates by 200 basis points to spur lending and cushion the impact of the pandemic.

To date, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) overnight reverse …

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NPA rebel slain in Butuan encounter

A communist New People’s Army (NPA) combatant was killed in an encounter with government forces in Barangay Tungao here on Wednesday afternoon, an Army official said.

1Lt. Roel T. Maglalang, civil-military operations officer of the Army’s 23rd Infantry Battalion, said government troops conducted a strike …

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PSC bounces back late into 2020

The coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic also hit Philippine sports so hard that even its governing body, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), had to give way.

The PSC had to reallocate some of its funds for 2020, primarily its financial help for the supposed holding …

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