“Kung tayo po’y buhay, iyan ay enough reason para magkaroon tayo ng Merry Christmas sa panahon ng pandemya,” Roque said.
“Of course, nothing will ever be enough for someone na hindi nakakakita ng kahit anong mabuti sa pamahalaan,” Roque said in a Laging Handa briefing.
Officials from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and Department of Education (DepEd) said class suspensions are still possible even if classes are conducted online.
Bagong Henerasyon Rep. Bernadette Herrera-Dy said issuing HDOs against the executives would prohibit them from “fleeing to other countries with which the Philippines has no extradition treaties.”
The shutdowns will affect 40,345 students and 3,233 teachers, according to DepEd.
DepEd said the webinar series, with the theme, “Isulong! Karapatan ng Bata sa Panahon ng Covid-19,” would be conducted throughout September and on the first week of October.
Ramos is the 8th sitting House member to get infected with COVID-19 and the second to die after testing positive for Covid-19.
“Iyong cybercrimes act natin, nakasaad po doon ang mga ipinagbabawal. Hindi naman po ipinagbabawal ang social media monitoring,” Palace spokesman Harry Roque said in a virtual briefing.
President Rodrigo Duterte will sign the “Bayanihan to Recover As One Act” or Bayanihan 2 "as soon as possible," Malacañang said Monday. In a virtual presser, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said Duterte was still in the process of consulting stakeholder government...
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) on Monday said any evidence of quarantine violations gathered by the police on social media must be obtained legally.
After receiving flak, the Philippine National Police (PNP) assured the public yesterday that no breach of privacy would be committed by the police force as they monitor social media platforms to capture people breaking the existing rules on mass gatherings.
The Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire on Wednesday warned that inhaling the crushed dolomite rock, which is dumped by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to beautify the Manila Bay coastline, may trigger respiratory problems, and other possible health issues.
Deputy Speaker LRay Villafuerte on Saturday threatened to cut the budget of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) over the agency’s proposal to regulate the content of streaming platforms like Netflix.
“Hindi pa naumpisahan ngayon iyong Avigan trial natin… hopefully itong September makapag-umpisa tayo,” Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said during Saturday’s Laging Handa briefing.
For public hospitals, Palace spokesman Harry Roque recommended a reclassification of the nurses’ salary grades. Private hospitals, on the other hand, need to provide higher pay to nurses to entice them to work locally.
The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) wanted to include the video content of streaming platforms like Netflix under its umbrella of censorship.