More ‘brownouts’ expected in Negros Oriental

More ‘brownouts’ expected in Negros Oriental

DUMAGUETE CITY – Parts of the province of Negros Oriental have started rotational brownouts in recent weeks owing to the lack of power supplied by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).

DSWD wants evacuation centers in every municipality

DSWD wants evacuation centers in every municipality

By Social Welfare and Development Secretary Erwin Tulfo on Monday said he wanted each municipality in the country to have an evacuation center following the onslaught of typhoon "Karding."In a typhoon situation briefing with President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.,...

LTFRB allows standing passengers in PUVs in Alert Level 1 areas

LTFRB allows standing passengers in PUVs in Alert Level 1 areas

By The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has allowed standing passengers inside certain public utility vehicles in areas under Alert Level 1.In a memorandum circular, the LTFRB said public utility buses (PUBs) and modern public utility...

OCTA: Metro Manila Covid-19 cases exceed August peak

OCTA: Metro Manila Covid-19 cases exceed August peak

By Metro Manila's Covid-19 cases hit a new peak since early August on Sept. 25, the OCTA Research team said on Monday.OCTA fellow Guido David said the 1,600 new Covid-19 cases recorded in the region on Sept. 25 exceeded the August peak of 1,502 cases.David also noted...

Baguio lifts mandatory mask-wearing policy

Baguio lifts mandatory mask-wearing policy

By Baguio City has lifted its mandatory outdoor mask-wearing policy following the national government's updated masking protocols, its public information office announced on Tuesday.Mayor Benjamin Magalong said the city was prepared to implement the voluntary...

DILG tells LGUs to be proactive vs dengue amid rise in cases

DILG tells LGUs to be proactive vs dengue amid rise in cases

By The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Wednesday urged local government units (LGUs) to implement countermeasures against dengue as the country saw a huge spike in cases this year.In a statement, Interior Secretary Benhur Abalos said LGUs...

DILG studying LGUs’ proposals on mask mandate

DILG studying LGUs’ proposals on mask mandate

By The Department of the Interior and Local Government is studying proposals on the country's mask mandate, its secretary said on Tuesday.Interior Secretary Benhur Abalos said the proposals were already being discussed with the country's inter-agency Covid-19 task...

Optional mask-wearing policy in Cebu City on trial until year-end

Optional mask-wearing policy in Cebu City on trial until year-end

By Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama's executive order making optional the wearing of face masks in outdoor settings will be on trial until the end of the year.The mayor's Executive Order (EO) No. 6 said the non-obligatory use of face masks in the city would be in effect...