“Let’s give it a chance dahil gaya po ng ating ad campaign, kinakailangan naman po—puwede naman pong pag-ingatan ang buhay para po makapaghanapbuhay ang lahat,” Harry Roque said.
Metro Manila mayors agreed to close all cemeteries in the National Capital Region during the yearly observance of All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days to prevent mass gatherings amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
“We urge the critics to study the issue first before they make baseless allegations against worthwhile government projects. We welcome any investigation into this project whether in the courts of justice or in the court of public opinion. All this criticism is misplaced,” Interior Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya said.
In an online briefing of the Department of Education, Sotto said all public school students would receive tablets and teachers would be given laptops.
Some P23.5 million worth of “Ecstasy” party drugs were seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) at the Central Mail Exchange Center warehouse in Pasay City on Monday.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections are “going down,” with around 3,000 new infections reported in a day, almost half compared to the 6,000 daily surge in previous days.
Pasig City will soon open its molecular diagnostic laboratory to test coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases.
Motorcycle ride-hailing service Angkas announced on Aug. 7 a partnership with the government to provide free rides to medical frontliners amid the mass transport suspension in Metro Manila due to the enhanced community quarantine.
Exactly how the coronavirus is transmitted remains the subject of scientific studies. But Niceforo “Nikko” Vince Balbedina, PressOne.PH’s multimedia editor, believes he got Covid-19 from a place frequented by many people despite the lockdown: the wet market.
Authorities have arrested three South Koreans linked by Seoul authorities to a call center scam.
The Office of the Vice President (OVP) announced on August 5 the opening of its fifth free dormitory service in Quezon City for healthcare workers and other frontliners battling the Covid-19 pandemic.
A Quezon City (QC) official explained in a statement posted to Facebook on Tuesday that his threat to “shoot-to-kill” MECQ violators was misconstrued by the media and is not an actual protocol they’ll be imposing in the city.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said it has positioned over 100 buses along 20 routes solely for frontliners while Metro Manila is under an Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine.
DILG spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said the recent remark of Quezon City councilor Rannie Ludovica was “improper and illegal,” and he warned the official to discontinue issuing similar remarks in the future.
Big Bad Wolf, on Monday, August 3, posted that they are permanently closing their doors after almost eight years of serving American and Asian cuisine in Fort, Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) intercepted three alleged victims of illegal recruitment from boarding their flights to Greece and Dubai.