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 2020-04-03 08:02 

Manila Bulletin

La Salle Green Hills opens doors to 'heroes' of The Medical City...

A premier catholic school in Mandaluyong City has offered temporary shelter to health workers fighting at the frontlines of the battle against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)....

 2020-04-03 08:01 

Manila Bulletin

Sen. Gatchalian: National ID system needed for quicker response...

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian urged the government on Friday, April 3, to fasttrack the implementation of the national ID system.This is to ensure quicker response to prevent a repeat of pandemics like the novel coronavirus disease or COVID-19 in the future....

 2020-04-03 07:57 

Manila Bulletin

Lifting of ECQ will be based on health concerns, not business, says DTI...

The major basis for the lifting of the enhanced community quarantine will be based on health—and not business—parameters, the chief of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said....

 2020-04-03 07:56 

Manila Bulletin

Cop positive for COVID-19 dies...

A police officer who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) succumbed to the fatal illness, the Philippine National Police (PNP) confirmed on Friday....

 2020-04-03 07:56 

Manila Bulletin

PNP suffers first two COVID-19 deaths...

Two police officers who tested positive for 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) succumbed to the fatal illness, the Philippine National Police (PNP) confirmed on Friday....

 2020-04-03 07:55 

Manila Bulletin

DOJ remains hands off over NBI probe of Vico...

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has assured it will keep its hands off the ongoing probe the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is conducting on Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto....

 2020-04-03 07:54 

Manila Bulletin

BOC denies claims on delayed release of PPE, medical supplies shipments...

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) debunked claims on Friday, April 3, on the delayed release of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other medical supplies....

 2020-04-03 07:53 

Manila Bulletin

Pasay City Council passes ordinance penalizing hoarders, panic buyers...

An ordinance was recently passed by the Pasay City Council to penalize its residents who hoard and resort to panic buying during the enhanced community quarantine....

 2020-04-03 07:50 

Manila Bulletin

Palace defends Duterte's shoot-to-kill order vs. troublemakers...

Malacaang said there was nothing wrong with President Duterte's shoot-to-kill order against those who will create trouble and chaos amid the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon....

 2020-04-03 07:46 

Manila Bulletin

DepEd allows schools to hold graduation, moving-up rites once ECQ is lifted...

The Department of Education (DepEd) said that schools may push through with end-of-school-year (EOSY) rites on the second week of April or once the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon and in other areas have been lifted....

 2020-04-03 07:46 

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Diokno offers tips for those summoned by NBI...

What do you do if you have been summoned by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)?...

 2020-04-03 07:20 

Manila Bulletin

Ease distribution process for donations, 'Pulong' asks DSWD...

Presidential son, Davao City 1st district Rep. Paolo Duterte has asked the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to relax the distribution process for donations amid the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-03 07:14 

Manila Bulletin

Joy Belmonte vows to punish barangay officials who fail to distribute relief goods to constituents...

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte on April 3, Friday, vowed to inflict punishment on corrupt and erring barangay captains and other city officials who will fail to distribute food packs to residents affected by the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and res...

 2020-04-03 07:11 

Manila Bulletin

'Mass testing protocols being firmed up' — DOH...

The protocols regarding the possible conduct of mass testing for individuals suspected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are still being discussed, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Friday....

 2020-04-03 07:09 

Manila Bulletin

SLMC executives gives out free grocery items to its frontliners...

With their selfless efforts this time of distress, the St. Luke's Medical Center (SLMC) executives paid tribute to their frontline workers and their families by providing free grocery items through a makeshift grocery store inside the hospital....

 2020-04-03 06:57 

Manila Bulletin

2 green sea turtles rescued, tagged, released back to sea...

TACLOBAN City - Two green sea turtles were turned over to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Regional Maritime Unit of the Philippine National Police in Barangay Anibong here....

 2020-04-03 06:57 

Manila Bulletin

Cash subsidy program benefits 30,000 workers...

More than 30,000 workers affected by the Luzon-wide quarantine have so far availed of the government's one-time cash subsidy program, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles announced Friday....

 2020-04-03 06:56 

Manila Bulletin

Use of reusable bags for relief good urged...

Environmental group EcoWaste Coalition on Friday has cited concerned authorities for their efforts to cut down on throw away single-use plastics (SUP) as food packs are delivered to the poor families severely affected by the imposition of the Luzon-wide e...

 2020-04-03 06:52 

Manila Bulletin

Government steps up distribution of PPEs...

The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has facilitated the distribution of the first batch of personal protective equipment (PPE) sets that were procured by the national government to fight the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19)....

 2020-04-03 06:46 

Manila Bulletin

Volunteer disinfectant sprayers help Wuhan prepare for a return to work...

WUHAN, China - Volunteers in hazmat suits have been spraying Wuhan with disinfectant to help the Chinese city where the coronavirus first took hold get back to work as the number of new cases in China drops....

 2020-04-03 06:41 

Manila Bulletin

55 Pinoys in Malaysia test positive for COVID-19...

At least 55 Filipinos have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Malaysia and majority of them are still under hospital care, Philippine Ambassador to Kuala Lumpur Charles Jose said on Friday....

 2020-04-03 06:29 

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Wife of Pinoy crew thankful as virus-hit cruise ship allowed to dock in US...

The wife of a Pinoy crew in the virus-hit Zaandam cruise ship felt thankful and relieved after the US government allowed it to dock in Florida after being turned away by several countries....

 2020-04-03 06:12 

Manila Bulletin

Orbos' Covid-19 foresight leads to mass decontamination in PH...

When reports about the rapid spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country exploded in media, various government offices and private companies have started looking for local entities that could help sanitize their establishments from possibl...

 2020-04-03 06:09 

Manila Bulletin

Prelate on seminarian who died of covid...

The Apostolic administrator of the Archdiocese of Manila has expressed sadness over the death of a seminarian who died due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)....

 2020-04-03 06:06 

Manila Bulletin

QC appeals for public understanding...

Bombarded by intense criticisms, the Quezon City government on Friday begged for public understanding citing they were overwhelmed by the enormous challenge of providing food relief packs for more or less two million individuals affected by the enhanced c...

 2020-04-03 06:03 

Manila Bulletin

IATF: Gov't ready to listen to public sentiments on ECQ...

The government is ready to listen to the sentiments of concerned stakeholders on whether the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon should be lifted, extended or expanded to other areas....

 2020-04-03 06:01 

Manila Bulletin

Pichay defends Go, says he's no credit-grabber...

Deputy Speaker and Surigao del Sur 1st district Rep. Prospero Pichay Jr. took up the cudgels for Senator Bong Go on Friday, claiming that the latter is not the type to credit-grab....

 2020-04-03 05:58 

Manila Bulletin

Seven Filipinos succumb to COVID-19 in New York...

The Philippine Consulate General in New York on Friday confirmed the death of seven Filipinos due to the coronavirus diseases 2019 (COVID-19) while dozens of others who have tested positive of the virus are currently undergoing treatment in various hospit...

 2020-04-03 05:49 

Manila Bulletin

Nograles: COVID-19 suspects prioritized over other citizens in virus tests...

The government will prioritize the testing of patients with suspected coronavirus before conducting tests on the larger population, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles made clear on Friday....

 2020-04-03 05:44 

Manila Bulletin

Mass testing proposed before relaxing quarantine measures...

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Friday said the government should conduct the mass testing for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) before deciding to relax the enhanced community quarantine it imposed to make sure that the pandemic is contain...

 2020-04-03 05:27 

Manila Bulletin

BI approves easing of visa rules for departing foreigners...

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said it is now allowing foreigners with approved visa applications to leave the country even if said visas have not been implemented and stamped in their passports....

 2020-04-03 05:26 

Manila Bulletin

Meet Helena, Koko Pimentel's 'miracle baby'...

Kathryna Yu-Pimentel introduced her and Senator Koko Pimentel's "miracle baby" on social media Thursday....

 2020-04-03 05:25 

Manila Bulletin

PMA mulls second batch of medical frontliners...

The Philippine Medical Association (PMA) on Friday said it has plans to create a "second wave" of frontliners as part of the country's "prolonged fight" against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)....

 2020-04-03 05:16 

Manila Bulletin

UP Diliman students develop new drink to boost immune system...

Two students of the University of the Philippines-Diliman (UPD) have developed a ginger-calamansi drink that boosts the immune system....

 2020-04-03 05:06 

Manila Bulletin

COVID-19 survivors asked to donate blood for rare antibodies...

The spokesperson of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) appealed to the survivors of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to donate their blood with antibodies to be used as possible antidote in treating current patients....

 2020-04-03 05:03 

Manila Bulletin

Fair weather across the country this weekend...

Fair weather with cloudy skies and isolated rains will continue to prevail across the country this weekend, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said....

 2020-04-03 04:47 

Manila Bulletin

OCD: Donations not collected, distributed to Malasakit Centers...

The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has belied rumors that donations to frontliners and individuals affected by the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are being collected and distributed to Malasakit Centers....

 2020-04-03 04:43 

Manila Bulletin

President's shoot-to-kill order dangerous CHR...

President Duterte's order to "shoot" alleged agitators and violators of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) is a "dangerous" message because it might be misconstrued as an official policy from the government....

 2020-04-03 04:34 

Manila Bulletin

IATF laments death of PH envoy to Lebanon...

The national government extended its condolences to the family of Philippine Ambassador to Lebanon Bernardita Catalla who died on Thursday due to complications related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)....

 2020-04-03 04:18 

Manila Bulletin

The new 9/11: coronavirus and a looming mental health disaster...

The coronavirus pandemic has plunged the world into uncharted territory, leaving people feeling helpless in the face of an invisible threat of unknown duration that could infect any of us....

 2020-04-03 04:16 

Manila Bulletin

Quarantine period affords many to learn some productive skills...

The coronavirus quarantine has become an opportunity to learn some skills for a growing number of Filipinos....

 2020-04-03 04:13 

Manila Bulletin

IATF hopes DZMM could resume operations soon...

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles hopes that ABS-CBN's AM radio arm DZMM will return on-air soon as he recognized the vital role of the media in delivering updates to the public amid the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon due to the coronavirus dis...

 2020-04-03 04:05 

Manila Bulletin

Business group airs proposals on 'calibrated easing' of ECQ...

A business and finance group recommended the "calibrated easing" of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) which is expected to end on April 12....

 2020-04-03 04:03 

Manila Bulletin

Army troops recover NPA member's remains in Sibugay...

ILIGAN CITY Troops of the 44th Infantry Battalion recovered the remains of a New People's Army (NPA) fighter, and two M16A1 assault rifles in Barangay Balagon, Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay Province, Thursday morning, April 2.This was a day after the foiled...

 2020-04-03 03:58 

Manila Bulletin

Enhanced community quarantine starts in Negros Oriental...

BACOLOD CITY - The entire province of Negros Oriental was placed under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) starting Friday, April 3, until April 18 to boost the fight against the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)....

 2020-04-03 03:55 

Manila Bulletin

PUI who died in Caraga region tested negative for COVID-19...

BUTUAN CITY The belated arrival of test results showed that a person under investigation (PUI), who died in Caraga region, was negative for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the regional office of the Department of Health-Center for Health Developm...

 2020-04-03 03:47 

Manila Bulletin

Marcos: Solve dispute at Port of Manila for people's sake...

Senator Imee R. Marcos warned yesterday that Metro Manila's health and food security could be put at risk if an ongoing dispute at the Port of Manila remains unresolved while the government tries to cope with the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)....

 2020-04-03 03:45 

Manila Bulletin

Zamboanga City COVID-19 Center now ready...

ZAMBOANGA CITY The Inter-agency Task Force on the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has completed the renovation of Zamboanga City's COVID-19 Center, which is now ready to accept patients from this city and of the region....

 2020-04-03 03:43 

Manila Bulletin

HPG takes over checkpoints to secure food supply...

The Joint Task Force Corona Virus Shield (JTF CV Shield) tapped on Friday the police's Highway Patrol Group (HPG) in securing cargo vehicles that deliver food and other basic needs in various parts of Luzon where the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ...

 2020-04-03 03:34 

Manila Bulletin

Manila, Paranaque residents first to receive social protection subsidy today, April 3 Nograles...

The government is expected to roll out the massive emergency subsidy program for low-income Filipinos starting in Manila and Paraaque on April 3, Friday....

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