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 2020-04-02 07:27 

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PACC's COVID-19 motto? 'Lahat ng tutulong, ikukulong' — Lacson...

MANILA, Philippines — "Lahat ng tutulong, ikukulong." (Everyone who helps will be detained.) This was seemingly the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission's (PACC) "motto" in the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Senator Panfilo Lacson s...

 2020-04-02 07:26 

Manila Bulletin

Engineers, architects help build quarantine facilities for hospitals...

A group of engineers and architects has been building emergency quarantine facilities (EQFs) to augment the capacity of hospitals catering to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients....

 2020-04-02 07:25 

Manila Bulletin

Teachers report many areas 'get scant to no gov't aid'...

Over two weeks after the enhanced community quarantine was declared, a federation of teachers reported that there are still many areas that have not yet received government aid despite the passage of the "Bayanihan" Act....

 2020-04-02 07:24 

Manila Bulletin

Gov't not prohibiting private donations that go directly to chosen hospitals, LGUs...

The government is not prohibiting or discouraging private individuals and groups from giving donations to their chosen hospitals and local government units, Malacaang said on Thursday....

 2020-04-02 07:21 

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Khabib won't fight in UFC 249...

Mixed martial arts star Khabib Nurmagomedov said Wednesday he would not take part in a UFC card scheduled for April 18, saying he was not prepared to travel amid the coronavirus pandemic.Lightweight champion Nurmagomedov was due to have headlined the UFC ...

 2020-04-02 07:21 

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Bahagi ng isang ospital sa Marikina balak ilaan para sa COVID-19 PUIs...

Target ng pamahalaang lokal ng Marikina na magamit ang 3 palapag ng St. Vincent General Hospital sa lungsod para paglagyan ng mga pasyenteng pinaghihinalaang may 2019 coronavirus disease....

 2020-04-02 07:20 

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'Pilit na pilit': De Lima calls NBI probe vs Vico Sotto 'pathetic'...

MANILA — Sen. Leila de Lima on Thursday said that "for the sake of its institutional integrity," the National Bureau of Investigation "should just drop" its action against Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto over his alleged violation of the...

 2020-04-02 07:20 

Manila Bulletin

Enrollment to TESDA free online courses surge...

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Online Program (TOP) has received a huge influx of enrollees for its free online courses....

 2020-04-02 07:18 

Philippine Star

WATCH: How to make WHO-approved sanitizer for COVID-19 frontliners...

In the event of an alcohol shortage, the World Health Organization suggests the ethanol-based formulation as shown on the video....

 2020-04-02 07:18 

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Ex-Mandaluyong mayor Esto Domingo, 92...

Former Mandaluyong mayor Ernesto "Esto" Domingo has passed away, his family said Thursday. He was 92....

 2020-04-02 07:18 

Cebu Daily News

Ahong plans to go after parents of minors caught violating city's curfew...

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu More than 600 minors and adults in Lapu-Lapu City were apprehended for violating the city's enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) ordinances just three days into their implementation. Of these, 14 persons were arrested for "tigb...

 2020-04-02 07:17 

Philippine Star

WATCH: How to make WHO-approved sanitizer for COVID-19 frontliners...

In the event of an alcohol shortage, the World Health Organization suggests the ethanol-based formulation as shown on the video....

 2020-04-02 07:17 

Manila Bulletin

'Extend "Bayanihan' aid to all LGUs' — Senator Go...

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go, chairman of the Senate health and demography committee, yesterday appealed to the executive branch to extend a one-time 'Bayanihan' financial assistance to cities and municipalities to cushion the socio-economic im...

 2020-04-02 07:15 

Cebu Daily News

MCIAA assures foreigners due for repatriation follow protocols...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) has assured that all foreigners that arrive in Cebu to board their repatriation flights have followed the proper protocols of the airport amid the coronavirus disease 2...

 2020-04-02 07:13 

Manila Bulletin

DSWD gets P100 B for emergency subsidy, distribution to 18M households to begin in the next 3 days...

Out of the P200 billion allocated for the implementation of the government's Emergency Subsidy Program, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) already received the P100 billion fund for distribution to 18 million low-income households...

 2020-04-02 07:09 

Philippine Star

Philippines converts sports centers, concert halls into quarantine sites...

As more coronavirus cases are diagnosed, the Philippines scrambles to find larger venues for patient isolation....

 2020-04-02 07:07 

Philippine Star

WATCH: How one promise made in 1907 endured and lasted beyond lifetimes...

Sy's family outlook in prioritizing family and financial security has been passed from one generation to the next. They also only trusted Sun Life....

 2020-04-02 07:04 

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House disowns tweets on supposed COVID-19 martial law plan...

The House of Representatives disowned Thursday a Twitter account that posted supposed plans for placing the country under martial law to contain the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-02 07:04 

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DSWD: At least 3 days needed to process P5,000 to P8,000 cash aid...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Thursday it needs a minimum of three days to process the P5,000 to P8,000 cash aid for low-income households in the government's social amelioration program. DSWD...

 2020-04-02 07:03 

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Premier League accused of 'moral vacuum' as clubs cut staff wages...

Premier League clubs have been accused of living in a "moral vacuum", with players urged to take their share of the financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic as non-playing staff begin to feel the pinch.Last year's Champions League finalists...

 2020-04-02 07:01 

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DBM already released P100B to DSWD for COVID-19 relief cash aid...

At least P100 billion for distribution to households vulnerable to COVID-19 restrictions has already been released to finance at least two months' worth of aid, Duterte administration economic managers said. Budget Secretary Wendel E. Avisado told Inq...

 2020-04-02 07:00 

Manila Bulletin

Briones to students: Grade, ranking are not the only surefire formula for success...

As the current school year comes to an end, the Department of Education (DepEd) reminded learners that while grades and ranking matter, these may not necessarily lead to their success in the future....

 2020-04-02 06:57 

Manila Bulletin

NBI will only run after fake news peddlers...

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Thursday assured the public that it will only run after fake online news peddlers concerning the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)....

 2020-04-02 06:57 

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Mga OFW sa Kuwait pumila sa amnesty program para sa undocumented, residence violators...

KUWAIT - Daan-daang mga undocumented overseas Filipino workers sa Kuwait ang pumila sa unang araw ng amnesty program na ibinigay para sa lahat ng mga undocumented, overstaying o residence violators bilang precautionary measure para mapigilan ang pagdami n...

 2020-04-02 06:57 

Manila Bulletin

NBI defends probe on Vico...

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Thursday, April 2, defended its decision to investigate Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto for alleged violation of the national government's quarantine rules....

 2020-04-02 06:54 

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NBA Lakers, Nets symptom free after 14-day isolations...

The Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers have completed 14-day home isolations without any players showing symptoms of coronavirus, the NBA clubs said on Wednesday.The clubs intend to continue to follow safety guidelines set by health and government offic...

 2020-04-02 06:53 

Manila Bulletin

Report incidents of child rights violations, advocates urge...

While commending the efforts of the government in intensifying its intervention to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, advocates on Thursday urged authorities to ensure the protection of children's rights and welfare. They urged the public to report inciden...

 2020-04-02 06:49 

Manila Bulletin

SMC hits the streets with stores on wheels to widen food accessibility amid ECQ...

San Miguel Corporation has expanded its Manukang Bayan on Wheels program to widen food availability and accessibility in several Metro Manila areas during the Enhanced Community Quarantine period....

 2020-04-02 06:49 

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Chamomile tea, leafy vegetables, other practices help ease anxiety during lockdown...

Dr. Rolando Balburias, who practices health optimization medicine, said Thursday that changing behavior and food choices can help ease the anxiety in the midst of the prevailing global health crisis....

 2020-04-02 06:46 

Manila Bulletin

LGU execs face full force of the law if they commit abuse in relief operations Nograles...

Local government officials may face suspension if they will commit abuse during the relief operations for concerned sectors affected by the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine, a Palace official warned on Thursday....

 2020-04-02 06:42 

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Joshua has 'lost close ones' due to coronavirus...

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua revealed on Wednesday he has "lost close ones" due to the coronavirus.Joshua's title defence against IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev was scheduled for June.But the Briton's bout is set to be ...

 2020-04-02 06:42 

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Solon to celebrities: Use your reach to unite PH amid COVID-19 crisis...

MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker on Thursday called on celebrities and influencers to use their reach to foster unity instead of waiting for the government to take missteps amid the coronavirus pandemic. "Nananawagan tayo sa mga kababayan nating...

 2020-04-02 06:41 

Manila Bulletin

Set up COVID-19 test labs in Mindanao regional hospitals, says solon...

Rep. Rufus Rodriguez (Cagayan de Oro, 2nd district) is urging the Department of Health (DOH) to accredit all regional hospitals in Mindanao as COVID-19 testing laboratories....

 2020-04-02 06:40 

Philippine Star

WATCH: How masks work to prevent COVID-19...

These masks can filter out at least 94 percent of very small particles, the size of 0.3 microns, including bacteria and viruses....

 2020-04-02 06:39 

Philippine Star

WATCH: How masks work to prevent COVID-19...

These masks can filter out at least 94 percent of very small particles, the size of 0.3 microns, including bacteria and viruses....

 2020-04-02 06:36 

Cebu Daily News

Mobile markets to roam around Cebu City...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has launched the mobile markets to provide for the needs of its constituents who cannot go out amidst the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Mayor Edgard...

 2020-04-02 06:36 

Manila Bulletin

OVP remains COVID-free...

The Office of the Vice President (OVP) remains coronavirus disease—free as mitigating measures have been in place and in effect in its premises....

 2020-04-02 06:36 

Manila Bulletin

Lacson calls for 'riot' probe; Pangilinan bats for clear-cut solutions...

Senator Panfilo Lacson called for an investigation of the violence that ensued from a protest action in Quezon City....

 2020-04-02 06:34 

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Palace assures: Bong Go will not get credit for medical supplies donated to OCD...

MANILA, Philippines — Malacaang on Thursday belied allegations that the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) was tasked to oversee the management of donated medical equipment and supplies for the government's fight against the coronavirus disease 2...

 2020-04-02 06:34 

Manila Bulletin

Palace: Gov't to maintain peace and order in time of crisis...

Malacaang assured the public that the government will follow the law but asked them to not complicate the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation in the country by resorting to violence....

 2020-04-02 06:33 

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Lalaking nagbibisikleta, patay nang masagi ng tricycle, masagasaan ng trak sa Isabela...

Patay ang isang lalaki matapos na masagasaan ng trailer truck sa bahagi ng kalsada sa Barangay Mabini ng lungsod na ito Miyerkoles ng umaga....

 2020-04-02 06:33 

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OVP camp: Call on NBI to probe Leni for 'competition' in COVID-19 fight is 'absurd'...

MANILA, Philippines — "Ridiculous,"; "absurd," and "out of touch." This is how the camp of Vice President Leni Robredo described the call of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) for the National Bureau of Investi...

 2020-04-02 06:31 

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BSP eases ID rules for bank transactions during COVID-19 quarantine...

The central bank has relaxed some of stringent customer identification requirements to facilitate urgent financial transactions during the ongoing lockdown period set in place to fight the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipi...

 2020-04-02 06:31 

Cebu Daily News

80% of persons who came in contact with 2 Lapu COVID-19 cases identified...

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Eighty percent of individuals that have physical contacts with the two coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive patients were already identified by the Lapu-Lapu City Health Office (LLCHO). Mitos Sheila Roco, Health...

 2020-04-02 06:29 

Manila Bulletin

Barangay captain asked to explain list of relief recipients...

A barangay official in Tondo, Manila has been ordered to explain irregularities on his list of recipients of relief packages from the local government....

 2020-04-02 06:27 

ABS-CBN

TIPS: Tamang pagtatapon, pag-sterilize ng face masks, damit para iwas COVID-19...

May tamang paraan ng pagtatapon ng face masks, at iba pang infectious wates gaya ng personal protective equipment (PPE) para makaiwas sa coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) ayon sa isang public health expert....

 2020-04-02 06:25 

Philippine Star

BARMM government reports stable prices amid COVID-19 quarantine...
 2020-04-02 06:23 

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'Pilit na pilit': De Lima calls on NBI to drop summon vs Vico Sotto...

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Leila de Lima is urging the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to drop the order to summon Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto for allegedly violating the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act . "NBI sounds pathetic in trying to...

 2020-04-02 06:17 

ABS-CBN

Some 20,000 violators of lockdown curfew arrested- PNP...

Authorities have arrested some 20,389 curfew violators as Luzon and other areas hunkered down to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, government's implementor said Thursday....

 2020-04-02 06:16 

Manila Bulletin

BI appeals to foreigners to stay at home...

Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente appealed to aliens still in the country to stay at home under the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ)....

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