Akbayan Chair Emeritus Etta Rosales has rejected the praise of Lieutenant General Antonio Parlade Jr., chief of the military’s Southern Luzon Command after the latter called her political party a “good left group.”
Advincula, along with 12 other new cardinals, will be elevated in a consistory on Nov. 28, the pope said during his Oct. 25 (PH time) Angelus at the Vatican.
Palace spokesman Harry Roque said that while no Covid-19 transmission had been recorded in evacuation centers, local government units (LGUs) should be prepared to address such situations.
With cemeteries and columbaria across the country closed from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, the CBCP Media Office revived its “Undas” website to accept prayer requests for the departed.
Año advised all LGUs and other organizations to create their own anti- communist posters and billboards “to send a strong message that their terrorism and criminal acts are not tolerated by the people.”
Despite Malacañang’s recommendation, PhilHealth says it is still committed to settle its obligations in full after Sen. Richard Gordon, chairman of the PRC, demanded that the debt be paid in full.
The PRC halted its free Covid-19 testing services due to PhilHealth’s non-payment last Oct. 15. The PRC, responsible for a quarter of the country’s total tests, charges PhilHealth P3,500 for every test it administers.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has summoned controversial Southern Luzon Command chief Lieutenant General Antonio Parlade Jr. to a meeting to explain his side regarding his comments against female celebrities being linked to leftist groups.
The seating capacity allowance for churches in modified GCQ areas remained at 50 percent.
Lawmakers and artists were in an uproar over the government’s anti-insurgency chief’s veiled threats against celebrities Liza Soberano and Ms. Universe 2018 Catriona Gray for speaking out on women’s issues.
“It’s not inconceivable that another task force of the DPWH may be formed by the President, in the same way that he formed one for the PhilHealth,” Palace spokesman Harry Roque told CNN Philippines’ The Source.
Roque said both sides had to complete an “accounting reconciliation” to clarify the cost of every test.
“So meaning to say that we are working, we are succeeding, and everything is — everybody is putting his effort, sweat dito sa trabaho. I’d like to thank you,” Duterte said.
“Do not worry. We will pay. It will take time but we will pay. We’ll look for the money,” Duterte said.
Palace spokesman Harry Roque said it was not Duterte’s job to “micro-manage” the ground commander.
Palace spokesman Harry Roque said the module may have been made exclusively for elementary and high school students.