A Catholic bishop in the southern Philippines called on the country’s political leaders to “set aside politics” and help those most affected by the recent calamities.
A Cebuano lawyer reportedly handing "sensitive cases" was shot outside his office in Cebu City, Monday, Nov. 23.Police Col. Josefino Ligan of Cebu City Police Office identified the victim as Atty. Joey Luis Wee.Wee, 51, had disembarked from his vehicle and was on his...
Año also directed LGUs and the police to “expedite the planting of trees” in coordination with the DENR.
Davao City will be under GCQ until Nov. 30.
The state of calamity will remain in place until lifted by Duterte.
“Ceasefire muna tayo!” – Davao Medical Association calls for lockdown due to rising Covid-19 cases in city
“We really don’t recommend a total lockdown because this is bad for business. What we want it the limited movement of people around, ” DMS president Dr. Jose Beltran Jr. said.
In a typhoon briefing on Sunday, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said that his agency had not issued mining permits in Cagayan, where 10 died due to landslides in mining areas.
A magnitude 6.0 quake jolted San Agustin, Surigao Del Sur early Monday morning.
DOH – Davao Region reports 139 new Covid-19 cases in the region bringing the region’s total number of active cases to 2,185. Of these new cases, 107 are from Davao City, the second most number of new cases reported, next only to Cavite’s 122.
The Davao Doctors Hospital said its “allocated holding areas for patients for admission who present with respiratory tract signs and symptoms have reached its full capacity.”
Tropical Depression “Ulysses”, with an international code name “Vamco,” has intensified into a tropical storm, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PASASA).
President Rodrigo Duterte will “most likely” place Bicol Region, Calabarzon and Mimaropa under state of calamity after being wrecked by typhoons “Quinta” and “Rolly.”
In a Laging Handa briefing on Saturday, Batanes Gov. Marilou Cayco said the local government and its pandemic task force had yet to come up with guidelines in accepting tourists from areas with high Covid-19 cases such as Metro Manila.
The enforcement of the SafeDavao QR code was moved from November 7 to November 23 as technical glitches hound its registration portal.
Siony is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Friday evening. It is also forecasted that the typhoon to either maintain its current strength of 95 km/h or slightly intensify to 100 km/h within the next 24 hours.
Tagum City has filed various cases against health restrictions violators in the city, among whom is a returning OFW who, instead of quarantining himself, went to a local mall to shop.