Monday, August 3, 2020

NPA rebels can get free Covid-19 vaccine shots

COMMUNIST REBELS  can get free vaccine against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) but it does not mean that the fighting is over, President Rodrigo R. Duterte said Sunday.  

'Dindo' may exit PAR Monday; new LPA spotted

SEVERE TROPICAL  storm "Dindo" may exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Monday, and still has no direct impact on the country, the weather bureau said.  

Consular operations in NCR, some provinces suspended during MECQ

CONSULAR OPERATIONS  in Metro Manila and some nearby areas have been suspended on August 4-18 following the reversion to modified enhanced community quarantine in the National Capital Region and four provinces.  

Soldier on, Duterte tells ‘bone-weary' medical front-liners

RECOGNIZING THE  hardships of medical front-liners amid the surge in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in the country, President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday encouraged them to soldier on for the people. 

PNP coronavirus tally now 2,249

THE NUMBER of police officers infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) is now 2,249.  

Covid-19 is the enemy, not gov't

ECHOING THE   statement of President Rodrigo Duterte, House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said on Monday the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is the enemy, not the government.   

8 detainees among 14 new Covid-19 cases in N. Ecija

FOURTEEN MORE persons, including eight detainees, tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in this province, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 222 as of Sunday.  

Sectors to be closed under MECQ

AS PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte reverts Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) from general community quarantine (GCQ), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has reminded the public on the establishments that are closed under a stricter community quarantine.  

House panel OKs microfinance programs for MSMEs

A MEASURE  institutionalizing microfinance programs and access to capital to support and grow micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) hurdled committee level at the House of Representatives.   

Bohol eyes 'UBE' seal for tourism establishments under new normal

BOHOL'S NEXT  normal direction anchors on the “Bohol Bubble” concept as it glides on the tag “Ultimate Bohol Experience (UBE)”, with two Cabinet members commending the province’s effort to reopen the tourism economy.  

Bataan reports 10 new recoveries, 7 new Covid-19 cases

THE PROVINCIAL  Health Office (PHO) reported Sunday night that this province registered 10 new recoveries from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), bringing the total number of those who have beaten the dreaded disease to 261.   

Sunday, August 2, 2020

ICRC support cited in Zambo

MAYOR BENG Climaco thanked the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for its support to the local government in battling the spread of coronavirus.

‘Go and Be the Mayor,’ God tells Zamboanga Mayor

CHIEF COVID frontliner Zamboanga Mayor Beng Climaco was tested again for coronavirus infection for the second time after being exposed to Covid-19. And she said by God’s grace, her test came out negative for the virus.

Beng joins President’s call for unity

ZAMBOANGA MAYOR Beng Climaco joined President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for unity as the country continues to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Work goes on at Zambo City Hall

MAYOR BENG Climaco appealed to City Hall employees to remain calm and continue their work following several cases of Covid-19 among workers who were quickly isolated and undergoing quarantine.

Zambo to put up walk paths, bike lanes

ZAMBOANGA CITY Mayor Beng Climaco said the local government is now seriously looking into the establishment of walking paths and bicycle lanes residents in preparation for the “new normal” measures amid the health crisis brought about by the Cobid-19 pandemic.

Zamboanga bans pork from Luzon, Mindanao provinces

ZAMBOANGA CITY has banned the entry of pork from Luzon and many provinces in Mindanao where there are reported cases of the African swine fever or ASF.

2,000 LSIs pababalikin sa Zambo, Butuan at Davao: DILG

NAKATAKDANG PAUWIIN sa lungsod ng Zamboanga, Butuan at Davao ang halos 2,000 mga locally stranded individual (LSIs) na ngayon ay nasa Rizal Memorial Stadium sa Maynila, ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

US donates more PPE, medical supplies hospitals

U.S. Army and Marine Corps delivered an additional P11.4 million in personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies to hospitals in 11 cities across the Philippines.

‘Sabah is not Malaysia’

FOREIGN AFFAIRS Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr said Sabah – which is being claimed by the Sultanate of Sulu – is not Malaysia.