“The grand procession of the image of the Black Nazarene will no longer push through on January 9, 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic,” Manila’s public information office said in a statement.
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will open 30 additional public utility jeepneys (PUJ) routes and 22 public utility vehicles (PUV) routes in Metro Manila, effective Sunday, October 25, 2020.
“Alam ninyo po ang karapatan ng malayang pananalita ay garantiyado po ng ating Saligang Batas. Gayun pa man, ang aking pakiusap lang po, panahon po ng Covid at kahit kayo po ay lumalaban at kalaban ng gobyerno, pinangangalagaan po namin ang inyong kalusugan,” Roque said.
One sack of rice, canned goods and other grocery items will be provided to the families of the Covid-positives.
Metro Manila mayors buck the holding of the traditional annual Christmas parties this year due to the continuing threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic in the country, according to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) general manager Jojo Garcia.
Duterte said rehabilitation efforts have been hindered by issues such as overlapping land titles.
“Alam naman po natin ang Metro Manila nasa general community quarantine pa rin kaya gradual na lang po iyong increase, so, 18 to 65 po ang recommendation ng ating mayors,” Garcia explained in a Palace briefing.
Manila allows churches to accommodate up to 30% capacity, to impose 12 mn to 3 a.m. curfew for ‘Simbang Gabi’
Pabillo also said Manila would ease its curfew hours to 12 mn to 3 a.m. starting December to accommodate Simbang Gabi attendees.
“In-adjust na natin ‘yung curfew ng 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. At ito po ay mangyayari itong linggong ito dahil aayusin pa po ‘yung mga ordinansa ng ating mga mayors,” Garcia said in a palace briefing.
The government has finished the construction of the entire 18-kilometer stretch of the Skyway Stage 3 project.
“UP has a new charter. It is really a partner of government. And that is why I had to distance—in fact, I will go to the extent of saying I disagree with the statement of Usec. Antiporda,” Roque, a former UP law professor, said in a virtual presser.
Duterte, a motorcycle enthusiast, floated the idea of providing cops with motorcycles so they can go after criminals more easily.
Duterte said the illegal drug samples must undergo three stages of tests and be burned immediately after.
The new rule rescinds the one-meter distancing policy between commuters which had been in place since the resumption of public transport.
Competency assessments for domestic work, caregiver and housekeeping qualifications, ship catering and other TVET qualifications may be conducted, but the assessment site capacity should be limited to 50 percent.
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno signed an ordinance banning the use of videoke machines and other sound-emitting devices during daytime that could affect the focus of the students studying online.