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 2020-04-07 12:15 

Manila Bulletin

'Unsung heroes': Piers Morgan thanks Filipino healthcare workers serving NHS...

British broadcaster Piers Morgan on Tuesday thanked Filipino healthcare workers serving the United Kingdom's National Health Service....

 2020-04-07 12:10 

Manila Bulletin

OWWA assists OFWs stranded in Manila due to self-quarantine, ECQ rules...

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are now in Metro Manila completing their 14-day quarantine period before returning to their home provinces....

 2020-04-07 12:10 

Manila Bulletin

Vietnam donates 550,000 masks to EU countries in coronavirus fight...

HANOI - Vietnam donated 550,000 face masks to five European countries on Tuesday to support their fight against the coronavirus that has killed more than 75,000 people worldwide....

 2020-04-07 12:06 

Manila Bulletin

Palace urges gov't agencies to 'move fast' in providing aid...

Hunger can certainly spark social unrest, Malacaang admitted Tuesday as the government escalated its efforts to address the needs of the people....

 2020-04-07 12:02 

Manila Bulletin

Finland to begin randomised coronavirus antibody testing...

HELSINKI - Finland will start tracking the spread of the new coronavirus in its population with randomised antibody tests, its public health authority said on Tuesday....

 2020-04-07 12:00 

Cebu Daily News

DOLE-7 OKs 5K assistance for CV workers affected by COVID-19...

CEBU CITY, Philippines The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-7 has already approved the P5,000 financial assistance for 10,412 workers in Central Visayas affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The assistance is under the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures P...

 2020-04-07 11:58 

Manila Bulletin

Duque: Majority of COVID-19 cases are in NCR...

The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday said that the majority of the coronavirus disease cases in the country are found in the National Capital Region (NCR)....

 2020-04-07 11:56 

Manila Bulletin

Spain's coronavirus deaths up to 13,798 as pace ticks up again...

MADRID - The pace of coronavirus deaths in Spain ticked up slightly for the first time in five days on Tuesday, with 743 people succumbing overnight to reach a total of 13,798....

 2020-04-07 11:53 

ABS-CBN

COVID-19 cases in Davao region now at 84...

The Department of Health (DOH) Davao Center for Health Development on Tuesday reported 4 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), bringing the total number of cases in Region XI to 84....

 2020-04-07 11:52 

Manila Bulletin

Doctors strike in southwest Pakistan in row over coronavirus protection...

QUETTA, Pakistan - Pakistani doctors went on strike at two hospitals in southwestern Quetta on Tuesday, a day after police used force to break up and detain medics protesting against a lack of gear to protect them against the coronavirus....

 2020-04-07 11:51 

Philippine Star

PBA settles for 2-conference season amid coronavirus crisis...

As the battle against the coronavirus disease rages and the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine stretched to April 30, the PBA is cutting its Season 45 hostilities short....

 2020-04-07 11:49 

ABS-CBN

Mga walang tirahan kinupkop ng ilang simbahan...

Nagpaalala ang simbahan sa lahat ng mga Katoliko na huwag palampasin ang pagkakataon ngayong Semana Santa na palakasin ang kanilang pananampalataya....

 2020-04-07 11:48 

ABS-CBN

Facebook group binuo para sa delivery riders na nakansela ang order...

Isang grupo ng netizens ang nagsama-sama para tulungan ang mga food delivery rider na nakakanselahan ng orders....

 2020-04-07 11:46 

Philippine Star

Lipa has three new COVID-19 cases, now highest in Batangas...

Health authorities are now conducting contact tracing of persons who were previously exposed to the patients....

 2020-04-07 11:45 

Inquirer.net

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Diaz to aid COVID-19 relief effort through weightlifting seminar...

MANILA, Philippines --- Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz is giving the country a lift in its fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.The Filipino weightlifting queen has set up a donation drive through an online weightlifting seminar...

 2020-04-07 11:41 

ABS-CBN

CBCP calls for tolling of bells on April 8, joining in ecumenical prayer amid COVID-19 crisis...

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) called on churches across the country to ring their bells on Wednesday and join an ecumenical prayer amid the crisis brought by the novel coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-07 11:37 

ABS-CBN

Doktor mag-isang namahagi ng PPEs sa mga ospital...

Hindi matatawaran ang diwa ng bayanihan sa gitna ng hamong kinahaharap ng bansa dahil sa coronavirus disease....

 2020-04-07 11:35 

Inquirer.net

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GSIS, SSS move members' payment deadlines to June 1 as COVID-19 relief...

The country's two state-run pension funds on Tuesday (April 7) announced relief for members with loans and those in the private sector worrying about meeting the deadline of their regular contributions. In a statement, Government Service Insurance Sys...

 2020-04-07 11:33 

ABS-CBN

DOH nagtakda ng guidelines sa pagtatayo ng community quarantine facilities...

Para sa mga lokal na pamahalaan na nagpa-planong magtalaga ng sarili nilang community quarantine facility, nagtakda na ang Department of Health ng mga patakaran....

 2020-04-07 11:28 

ABS-CBN

Ilang jeepney drivers nanlilimos na lang habang walang pasada dahil sa lockdown...

Nitong Martes ay kinumpirma ng gobyernong palalawigin pa ang lockdown ng Luzon hanggang katapusan ng Abril, kaya maraming trabahador ang hindi na malaman kung papaano pa maitatawid ang pang-araw-araw na kabuhayan....

 2020-04-07 11:27 

Inquirer.net

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Swiss 'hackathon' seeks new paths in virus battle...

More than 5,000 people took part over the weekend in a virtual "hackathon" in Switzerland to generate fresh ideas for how to deal with and combat COVID-19, organizers said Monday.The event, backed by Swiss authorities, kicked off on Friday evening...

 2020-04-07 11:20 

ABS-CBN

Kada pamilya sa Maynila makatatanggap ng P1,000...

Inaabangan na ng mga pami-pamilya ang ipinangakong tulong pinansiyal ng gobyerno sa pamamagitan ng Social Amelioration Program....

 2020-04-07 11:08 

ABS-CBN

Ilang bayan nais hati-hatiin ang COVID-19 cash aid sa mga residente...

Umarangkada na ang pamamahagi ng pamahalaan ng cash aid sa ilalim ng Social Amelioration Program kung saan posibleng makatanggap nang hanggang P8,000 ayuda ang mga pamilyang nasapul ng COVID-19....

 2020-04-07 11:05 

ABS-CBN

Mga Ilokano dumiskarte para may pagkakakitaan sa gitna ng quarantine...

Wala mang trabaho, may pinagkakakitaan pa rin kahit papaano....

 2020-04-07 11:02 

Philippine Star

UAAP cancels Season 82 amid extended quarantine...
 2020-04-07 10:59 

Cebu Daily News

UAAP cancels Season 82 over coronavirus...

MANILA, Philippines — The UAAP has scrapped the remainder of Season 82, the league announced Tuesday. In a memo signed by UAAP president Emmanuel Fernandez and executive director Atty. Rebo Saguisag, the cancellation of the season came after the enh...

 2020-04-07 10:56 

ABS-CBN

'Pantawid ng Pag-ibig': Bible verses nakapaskil sa relief packs para sa mga taga-Muntinlupa...

May kalakip na mga Bible verse na pampalakas ng loob ng mga makatatanggap ng relief packs, at mayroon din itong COVID-19 hotline para sa mga taong makakaramdam ng sintomas ng sakit....

 2020-04-07 10:56 

ABS-CBN

'Pantawid ng Pag-ibig': Bible verses nakapaskil sa relief packs para sa mga taga-Muntinlupa...

May kalakip na mga Bible verse na pampalakas ng loob ng mga makatatanggap ng relief packs, at mayroon din itong COVID-19 hotline para sa mga taong makakaramdam ng sintomas ng sakit....

 2020-04-07 10:48 

Inquirer.net

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UAAP cancels Season 82 over coronavirus...

MANILA, Philippines --- The UAAP has scrapped the remainder of Season 82, the league announced Tuesday.In a memo signed by UAAP president Emmanuel Fernandez and executive director Atty. Rebo Saguisag, the cancellation of the season came after the enhanced...

 2020-04-07 10:47 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu Cathedral's Siete Palabras to be streamed online...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral will broadcast live the traditional Siete Palabras or Seven Last Words on Good Friday, April 10, 2020. In an announcement posted on their Facebook Page, the Cathedral revealed that the Siete P...

 2020-04-07 10:46 

Inquirer.net

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DFA reports 10 more COVID-19 deaths of Filipinos abroad; toll now at 65...

MANILA, Philippines — Ten more Filipinos overseas have died due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday. DFA data shows that eight Filipinos died in the Americas while two died in the Europea...

 2020-04-07 10:42 

Inquirer.net

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DOH says entire world, not just PH, is ill-prepared for coronavirus...

MANILA, Philippines — "Nobody knew that this was going to happen." Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said this Tuesday as he asserted that the entire world, not just the Philippines, "is not prepared" for the coronavirus disease 2...

 2020-04-07 10:42 

ABS-CBN

DOH to look into traditional Chinese medicine, among others for treatment of COVID-19...

MANILA — The Department of Health on Tuesday says it plans to learn more about traditional Chinese medicine as a possible treatment to COVID-19....

 2020-04-07 10:41 

Inquirer.net

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Two giant pandas finally mate after 10 years of trying...

Two giant pandas have finally succeeded to mate after 10 years of attempts in Hong Kong's Ocean Park.The female and male pandas, named Ying Ying and Le Le, mated yesterday, April 6, the center said in a statement on the same day."Since late March,...

 2020-04-07 10:40 

Cebu Daily News

Japan ends Olympic flame display due to virus...

The Olympic flame will be removed from display in Japan, officials said Tuesday, as the country braces for a state of emergency due to the coronavirus that also forced the historic postponement of Tokyo 2020. It had been on public display in the northeast...

 2020-04-07 10:39 

Inquirer.net

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PLDT HOME strengthens support for Filipinos...

Leading telecoms and digital service provider PLDT, Inc. reaffirmed its assurances to its customers that the company is exerting all efforts to continue providing vital communication services despite the constraints imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. "...

 2020-04-07 10:38 

ABS-CBN

OWWA seeks mercy flights for stranded OFWs...

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) on Tuesday said it was looking for ways to help overseas Filipino workers return to their home provinces, after they have completed the 14-day quarantine....

 2020-04-07 10:36 

ABS-CBN

Sundalo patay sa engkuwentro sa Iloilo...

Patay ang isang miyembro ng Philippine Army sa engkuwentro sa pagitan ng militar at mga rebelde sa Sitio Aguilan, Barangay Panuran sa Lambunao, Iloilo Martes ng madaling araw....

 2020-04-07 10:33 

Manila Bulletin

DOLE expedites assistance to workers...

To assist more workers affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said it will continue processing applications for financial assistance even during this Holy Week....

 2020-04-07 10:32 

Inquirer.net

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Piers Morgan lauds Filipino nurses in UK as 'unsung heroes' in COVID-19 fight...

MANILA, Philippines—British journalist and television personality Piers Morgan commended the "outstanding care" of Filipino nurses in the United Kingdom battling the COVID-19 pandemic. During a Good Morning Britain telecast on Tuesday, Morga...

 2020-04-07 10:31 

ABS-CBN

Pray hard this Holy Week, CBCP tells Filipinos amid COVID-19 pandemic...

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Tuesday urged the faithful to pray hard to commemorate the Holy Week as the country deals with the coronavirus crisis....

 2020-04-07 10:29 

Inquirer.net

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P30B in COVID-19 grant to reach cities, towns on April 8, says budget chief...

Cities and municipalities will get their share of the P30.824-billion grant from the national government for COVID-19 response on Wednesday (April 8), Budget Secretary Wendel E. Avisado said. The guidelines on the specific amounts a city or municipality w...

 2020-04-07 10:28 

Philippine Star

Manufacturing February pick-up likely a blip as lockdown poses danger...

Factory output recovers in February, but the government already expects a manufacturing slump in the next few months....

 2020-04-07 10:28 

Cebu Daily News

Chan: ECQ in Lapu extended until April 28...

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu-The presence of a new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patient in Barangay Maribago is an indication that Oponganons are not yet safe from the dreaded disease. Mayor Junard "Ahong" Chan said the city government needed more ...

 2020-04-07 10:27 

Philippine Star

READ: Sharon Cuneta's heartwarming wish for 'baby #1' KC Concepcion's 35th birthday...
 2020-04-07 10:24 

Manila Bulletin

COVID-19 containment strategy needed, says Pangilinan...

Opposition Senator Francis Pangilinan Tuesday asked the government to implement a comprehensive plan or strategy for the Filipino people to effectively contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic as President Duterte extended the extended community quaran...

 2020-04-07 10:21 

Cebu Daily News

Hungry crew members arrested in Cagayan de Oro for violating COVID-19 protocols...

CAGAYAN DE ORO- Hunger proved more powerful than COVID-19. Forced by hunger, five crew members left their ship to buy food ashore but alert residents and policemen intercepted their lifeboat in Barangay Lapasan, this city on Monday, April 6, 2020. Cagayan...

 2020-04-07 10:20 

Inquirer.net

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More seafarers return to PH as COVID-19 pandemic persists...

MANILA, Philippines — More than 340 Filipino seafarers arrived Tuesday in the country as the Philippine government repatriates Filipino workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), 278 seafarers fr...

 2020-04-07 10:19 

ABS-CBN

Lockdown sa Soccsksargen pinalawig hanggang Abril 30...

Hanggang katapusan na ng buwan ang umiiral na lockdown sa Soccsksargen region....

 2020-04-07 10:18 

Manila Bulletin

DSWD gives 284,000 family food packs...

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has provided P108.5 million relief assistance nationwide, distributing more than 284,000 Family Food Packs (FFPs) in 11 regions....

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