DOH seeks help to stop fake news on nCoV

The Department of Health (DOH) 8 (Eastern Visayas) here has asked members of the region's inter-agency task force to help stop the spread of fake news on the novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV ARD).

In a meeting Tuesday, regional directors and assistant regional directors …

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Gov’t not withholding info on nCoV

Rumors that the Department of Health (DOH) is withholding information on the true state of 2019-nCoV in the country to avoid causing panic is not true, said President Rodrigo Duterte, assuring that government has the situation under control.

Wala naman --- wala namang itinago doon …

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DND welcomes Bacordo as new Navy chief

MANILA -- The Department of National Defense (DND) welcomed the appointment of Philippine Fleet commander, Rear Admiral Giovanni Carlo J. Bacordo, as the next Philippine Navy's (PN) flag-officer-in-command effective Monday.

Bacordo, a member of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Class of 1987, will replace outgoing …

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Rebel leader yields in Quirino

New People's Army (NPA) leader in Quirino Province surrendered to the police in Barangay Andres Bonifacio, Diffun town in Quirino province on Monday night, police said on Tuesday.

Brig. Gen. Angelito Casimiro, Cagayan Valley regional police director, identified the surrenderer as alias "Ka Tonton/Val/Digo", 51, …

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PH can unilaterally cancel VFA: Lorenzana

MANILA The Philippines, on its own, can initiate the proceedings on the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said.

"The termination of the VFA may be unilaterally initiated by the Philippines, and …

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Rains over Luzon due to northeast monsoon Friday

The northeast monsoon will bring rains over Luzon on Friday.

In its 4 a.m. weather forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the regions of Cagayan, Cordillera, Bicol, and Eastern Visayas, and the provinces of Aurora and Quezon would experience cloudy …

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