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 2020-04-07 11:28 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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'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 

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'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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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....

 2020-04-07 10:16 

Cebu Daily News

ABC-Cebu head asks DSWD to facilitate release of SAP cards...

Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) Cebu Chapter President Celestino Martinez III has requested the Department of Social Welfare and Development to facilitate the distribution of SAP cards amid the questions on who will benefit from the social ameliora...

 2020-04-07 10:13 

Manila Bulletin

Indonesia cancels arts, culture scholarship program due to COVID-19 pandemic...

DAVAO CITY The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia here has canceled the Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship Program 2020 for Filipinos due to the global novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak....

 2020-04-07 10:07 

Manila Standard

COVID-19 Tracker as of April 7, 2020...

COVID-19 Cases tracker as of April 7, 2020...

 2020-04-07 10:06 

Manila Bulletin

Kalayaan island, on ECQ, remains COVID-19-free...

PUERTO PRINCES CITY, Palawan- Kalayaan town in Palawan has remained free from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to its mayor Roberto Del Mundo....

 2020-04-07 10:05 

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Pagtatanim habang naka-quarantine isinusulong sa Pampanga...

Paraan daw nila ito para masigurong sapat ang suplay ng pagkain sa mga susunod na linggo lalo't pinalawig hanggang Abril 30 ang enhanced community quarantine sa Luzon....

 2020-04-07 10:04 

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Accredited COVID-19 labs in PH now at 11, includes Medical City...

MANILA — The Department of Health on Tuesday said the country now has 11 laboratories accredited to run COVID-19 tests....

 2020-04-07 10:02 

Manila Bulletin

No US embassy visa interview until May 4...

The US embassy in Manila has canceled all immigrant and nonimmigrant visa interviews between April 7 and May 4 due to the Luzon-wide community quarantine....

 2020-04-07 10:00 

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Mga negosyante sa Pampanga umaaray sa pagkalugi dahil sa COVID-19...

Hindi daw biro ang pagsubok na ito sa business sector lalo't kaaahon lang ng Pampanga sa epekto ng African swine fever noong nakarang taon....

 2020-04-07 10:00 

Manila Bulletin

Mayor Sara thinking of elevating Davao City ECQ a notch higher...

DAVAO CITY Mayor Sara Duterte said on Tuesday that she was contemplating on putting Davao City under extreme enhanced community quarantine (EECQ) if the number of confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases here continues to rise....

 2020-04-07 09:57 

Manila Bulletin

Hold those microphones, Puerto Princesa bans sing-along, karaoke during ECQ...

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY The city government here issued an advisory on Friday temporarily banning sing-along activities in public and in the confines of homes during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) being implemented to curb the spread of the coronavi...

 2020-04-07 09:56 

Manila Bulletin

NBI seizes P4.4 M 'overpriced' scanners...

Some P4.4 million worth of allegedly overpriced con-contact thermal scanners have been seized by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) following the arrest of a Chinese national accused of selling these items....

 2020-04-07 09:56 

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MORE Power sees improved Iloilo power situation with P1.9-B upgrade...

The availability of electricity in Iloilo City is expected to improve substantially once new utility firm More Electric and Power Corp. begins the rollout of its P1.8-billion modernization program for the distribution system of the largest city on Panay I...

 2020-04-07 09:55 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu City dads authorize Labella to enter into MOA with DSWD...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is now ready to implement the national government's Social Amelioration Program (SAP). This after the City Council authorized Mayor Edgardo Labella during a special session held on Monday evening...

 2020-04-07 09:52 

Manila Bulletin

P17-million PPEs, other medical supplies arrive in Puerto Princesa...

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan- Some of the personal protective equipment (PPEs) and other important supplies purchased by the provincial government for the fight against the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) arrived here on Monday, April 6...

 2020-04-07 09:51 

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Independent petroleum firm provides free fuel for hospitals to help fight COVID-19...

Independent petroleum distributor SEAOIL said on Tuesday (April 7) that it will provide free fuel vouchers to hospitals for the use of their ambulances and frontliners who are involved in the fight against the COVID-19 disease. In a statement, the company...

 2020-04-07 09:46 

Manila Bulletin

Largest PCG ship to transport medical goods, frontliners...

After being diverted to the Middle East in December 2019, the largest ship of the Philippine Coast Guard finally arrived in the Philippines Tuesday to help the country in handling COVID-19 cases as a "transport ship."...

 2020-04-07 09:45 

Cebu Daily News

Gwen to mayors: Help constituents find assistance from other gov't agencies aside from SAP...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Poor and vulnerable families that will not be able to avail of the Department of Social Welfare and Development's (DSWD) Social Amelioration Program (SAP) may still receive assistance from other government agencies. In a...

 2020-04-07 09:45 

Manila Standard

DFA brings home 278 more Pinoy seafarers...

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) welcomed home 278 seafarers aboard five Carnival cruise ships at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 at around 2 p.m. Tuesday....

 2020-04-07 09:40 

Manila Bulletin

'Explore assistance to middle-class families', Duterte orders...

The government economic team is expected to explore a possible assistance program for middle-income families as ordered by President Duterte, according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, spokesperson of the Inter-Agency Task Force on the COVID-19 pandem...

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