Thursday, August 6, 2020

4 streets in Pasig City now under lockdown until further notice

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Pasig City local government has put four streets in Napico, Barangay Manggahan under a localized enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. The streets of Pipino, Labanos, Okra, and Ubas will...

327 construction workers in BGC test positive for COVID-19

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Taguig City Mayor Lino Cayetano revealed that out of the 691 workers in a construction site in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) who went through COVID-19 testing, 327 individuals turned positive for COVID-19. "A localized lockdown...

Chinese woman who hit Makati traffic officers charged with criminal complaints

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After arguing and hitting traffic enforcers in Makati City, a Chinese woman is facing criminal complaints of physical injury and disobedience to a person of authority, police confirmed on July 8. Dong Li, 27, a...

2 suspected terrorists killed in joint police and military search operation

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Two suspected terrorists allegedly linked to Abu Sayyaf bomb expert Mundi Sawadjaan were killed in a joint search operation by the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on...

QC gov’t suspends issuance of PWD IDs due to abuse

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The Quezon City government has temporarily suspended the issuance of persons with disability (PWD) identification cards on Thursday and Friday (June 25-26) due to reports of abuse done by a well-off family. The aforementioned suspension...

Transportation woes during GCQ in Metro Manila ‘temporary’ — Tugade

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Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade assured that the transportation woes caused by the limited public transportation during the general community quarantine (GCQ) are only “temporary.” Thousands of commuters got stranded in major roads...

Metro Manila mayors OK with GCQ on June 1

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The majority of Metro Manila mayors agreed to transition the National Capital Region (NCR) from the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) to the general community quarantine (GCQ) on June 1. "First, I want to announce...

What could be more harmful than placing Metro Manila under GCQ on June 1?

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Despite the threats of another wave of COVID-19 infections, National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana mentioned the possibility of placing Metro Manila under the general community quarantine (GCQ) by June 1. Lorenzana added that the Inter-Agency...

PH gov’t plans to deport Javier Parra

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The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has filed deportation charges against Makati City resident Javier Salvador Parra for allegedly violating quarantine rules. The BI tagged Parra for "undesirability" and his expired visa in the Philippines. "Foreign nationals...

PNP chief orders probe vs sex-for-pass at QCPs

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Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief General Archie Francisco Gamboa has ordered a thorough investigation into allegations of sex-for-pass at quarantine control points (QCPs). PNP Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac said Gamboa wants to find out...

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Revival of death penalty might affect attempts to save Filipinos on death row abroad

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If the Philippines would revive the death penalty, the country might lose its "moral ascendancy" in negotiations involving Filipinos facing capital punishment overseas. In his...

Medical representatives now included in gov’t COVID containment panel after 5 months of lockdown

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Nearly five months into quarantine, medical representatives from various organizations will now be a part of a technical panel focusing on containing the coronavirus...

P15-billion loss in PhilHealth funds tagged as ‘crime of the year’

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The series of anomalies within the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) is tagged as the "crime of the year," according to the state insurer's...