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20 ‘poor’ towns in Cebu to pilot Bagsakan Centers next week

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Twenty towns belonging to the fourth and fifth class income classifications will be the first to roll out their Bagsakan Centers to retail affordable basic goods for their constituents during the enhanced community quarantine period. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said they have already identified the “poorest” towns to ensure that the constituents there […] The post 20 ‘poor’ towns in Cebu to pilot Bagsakan Centers next week appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Labogon tanod pursuing armed man shot, wounded

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — A barangay tanod was shot and wounded after he and the police pursued an armed person at Sitio Lapyahan in Barangay Labogon, Mandaue City at past 7:00 this evening April 2, 2020. The victim was identified as Zosimo Callora, 30, residing at Barangay Labogon, Mandaue City. He was brought to […] The post Labogon tanod pursuing armed man shot, wounded appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Northern Mindanao economy bleeds due to COVID-19

CAGAYAN DE ORO- The local economy in Northern Mindanao has taken a nosedive just two weeks after transportation between its cities, towns and manufacturing firms came to a screeching halt amid strict quarantine measures. Mindanao has been dependent on agriculture, tourism, and trade. And the havoc brought about by the COVID-19 scare took a huge […] The post Northern Mindanao economy bleeds due to COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill construction worker

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines  —  A 42-year-old construction worker was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen on board a scooter motorcycle in front of his house in Barangay Poblacion, Zamboanguita town in Negros Oriental tonight, April 2, 2020. Police Staff Sergeant Matt Ducar, police investigator, told CDN Digital in an interview that Christopher Entea […] The post Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill construction worker appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Capitol asks LGUs to ‘join hands in prayer’ against COVID-19

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol is asking local government units (LGUs) here to “join hands in prayer” that the cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection here will not spike amid intensified testings. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said the Capitol would be relaying a common prayer to its 44 towns and seven component cities to implore […] The post Capitol asks LGUs to ‘join hands in prayer’ against COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Drug pushers, users in Lapu-Lapu told: Despite ECQ, war on drugs continue

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Despite the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), Lapu-Lapu City police will continue to go after those involved in the illegal drug trade. Police Colonel Clarito Baja, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office director, said this after the arrest of five people and the rescue of a minor during two  separate buy-bust […] The post Drug pushers, users in Lapu-Lapu told: Despite ECQ, war on drugs continue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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DSWD says P100B ready for release; poorest first

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Thursday said it had received the first P100 billion of the P200 billion worth of emergency subsidy or cash aid to about 18 million poor families affected by the Luzon quarantine due to the new coronavirus pandemic. Social Welfare Secretary Rolando Bautista said the money received […] The post DSWD says P100B ready for release; poorest first appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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World Bank to roll out $160-billion emergency aid over 15 months

UNITED States — The World Bank on Thursday approved the first steps in a plan to roll out $160 billion in emergency aid over 15 months to help countries deal with the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic. The board of the Washington-based development lender approved the first set of fast-track crisis projects, with an […] The post World Bank to roll out $160-billion emergency aid over 15 months appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Africa faces an ‘existential threat’ as virus cases spread

JOHANNESBURG  — Some African countries will have more than 10,000 coronavirus cases by the end of April, health officials projected Thursday, as the continent least equipped to treat serious infections has an “enormous gap” in the number of ventilators and other critical items. While cases across Africa are now above 6,000 at what has been […] The post Africa faces an ‘existential threat’ as virus cases spread appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Musical mood boosters: The Weekend, Finneas and Maroon 5

The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” single, about a man who’s going through a romantic withdrawal, is rumored to be about his ill-fated relationship with one of his famous exes, among them Selena Gomez, Bella Hadid and New York-based model Yovanna Ventura. “I can’t see clearly when you’re gone,” the 30-year-old Canadian recording artist sings in it. […] The post Musical mood boosters: The Weekend, Finneas and Maroon 5 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Agot sa banta ni Duterte: People are dying and you talk about shooting them dead?

MATAPANG na nagpahayag ng kanilang saloobin ang ilang celebrities sa naging banta ni  Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte laban sa lalabag sa mga kautusan na may kinalaman sa enhanced community quarantine. Ito’y matapos na arestuhin ng mga otoridad ang ilang residente sa Quezon City na nag-rally sa may North EDSA para ireklamo na wala pa rin silang […] The post Agot sa banta ni Duterte: People are dying and you talk about shooting them dead? appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Brgy. captain pinagpapaliwanag sa pekeng listahan ng constituents

PINAGPAPALIWANAG ngayon ng lokal na pamahalaan ng Maynila ang isang barangay chairman ukol sa isyung merong ‘selective’ na pamamahagi ng relief packs. Ayon sa post ng Manila Public Information Office, isang complaint ang inihain kay Barangay Chairman Reynaldo Angat sa Manila Police District Special Mayor’s Reaction Team (MPD SMaRT) tungkol sa mga diumanoy pekeng listahan […] The post Brgy. captain pinagpapaliwanag sa pekeng listahan ng constituents appeared first on Bandera......»»

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PACC chief Luna sinupalpal sa hirit na imbestigahan ng NBI si Leni

DAPAT umanong imbestigahan si Vice President Leni Robredo dahil nakikipagkompetensya ito sa gobyerno sa paglaban sa coronavirus disease 2019. Ayon kay Presidential Anti-Crime Commission chief Manuelito Luna dapat imbestigahan ng National Bureau of Investigation si Robredo na nakikipagmagalingan umano sa gobyerno. “The NBI should investigate Vice-President Leni Robredo for illegal solicitations, actions that compete with, […] The post PACC chief Luna sinupalpal sa hirit na imbestigahan ng NBI si Leni appeared first on Bandera......»»

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2 Muslim na namatay sa Covid-19 di ipinalibing, Mayor ng Rodriguez, Rizal pinagpapaliwanag

Pinagpapaliwanag ng Department of Interior and Local Government ang lokal na pamahalaan ng Rodriguez, Rizal na tumanggi umano na ilibing doon ang dalawang Muslim na namatay sa coronavirus disease 2019. Nagpalabas ng show cause order ang DILG laban kay Mayor Dennis Hernandez dahil sa malinaw na paglabag umano nito sa guidelines kaugnay ng paglilibing agad […] The post 2 Muslim na namatay sa Covid-19 di ipinalibing, Mayor ng Rodriguez, Rizal pinagpapaliwanag appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Bela sinagot ang tanong ng basher tungkol sa donasyon: P3M na yun??? 

PARA matahimik na ang kalooban ng bashers na kumukuwestiyon sa mahigit P3 million na nalikom mula sa kanyang online fundraising campaign, idinetalye ni Bela Padilla kung saan ito napunta. Unang linggo pa lang ng enhanced community quarantine ay nanghingi na ng donasyon ang aktres para ipambili ng mga pagkain na ipamamahagi sa mga nawalan ng […] The post Bela sinagot ang tanong ng basher tungkol sa donasyon: P3M na yun???  appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Sharon Cuneta may pa-tribute kay Darna: Mabuhay ka! Love you! 

BINIGYAN ng “tribute” ni Megastar Sharon Cuneta si Angel Locsin dahil sa tuluy-tuloy na pagtulong na ginagawa nito sa mga frontliners sa panahon ng krisis. Proud na proud ang Megastar sa pagiging “bayani” ng Kapamilya actress kaya nais lamang niyang ibandera ang pagsaludo niya rito. “Mabuhay ka, Angel Locsin sa pagpapatayo mo ng tents para […] The post Sharon Cuneta may pa-tribute kay Darna: Mabuhay ka! Love you!  appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Negros Occidental niyanig ng magnitude 4.5 lindol

NIYANIG ng magnitude 4.5 lindol ang Negros Occidental kanina. Ayon sa Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology naramdaman ang lindol alas-2:42 ng hapon. Ang epicenter ng lindol ay 37 kilometro sa kanluran ng Sipalay City at may lalim na walong kilometro. Naramdaman ang Intensity III sa Sipalay City, Negros Occidental Intensity II naman sa Bago […] The post Negros Occidental niyanig ng magnitude 4.5 lindol appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Luis Manzano sa basher: ‘Wag bobo, di kailangan na makapag-aral para may paninindigan!

HINDI na rin siguro nakapagtimpi si Luis Manzano nang tawagin niyang bobo ang isang basher sa Twitter. Sa tweet nya kung saan nagreact siya sa pagpapatawag ng National Bureau of Investigation kay Mayor Vico Sotto nag-react din ang isang netizen. But the act wasn’t there yet for those possible violations diba? Or mali intindi ko? […] The post Luis Manzano sa basher: ‘Wag bobo, di kailangan na makapag-aral para may paninindigan! appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Politics in the time of pandemic

This is my AI (Allen Iverson) Cheat Code Politics?  You mean politics?  We are talking about politics at this time of the global COVID-19 pandemic that has no end in sight without a vaccine? There’s one who says he does not want to talk about politics at this time and then starts ranting against elected […] The post Politics in the time of pandemic appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Death toll sa COVID-19 mahigit 100 na; kaso umabot na sa 2,366

UMABOT na sa mahigit 100 ang mga nasawi dahil sa coronavirus disease, samantalang 2,633 kabuuang kaso na ng COVID-19 ang naitala. Sinabi ng Department of Health (DOH) na 107 katao na ang namamatay dahil sa COVID-19. Idinagdag ni Health Secretary  Francisco Duque na lumagpas sa 100 ang mga nasawi matapos makapagtala ng 11 bagong kaso […] The post Death toll sa COVID-19 mahigit 100 na; kaso umabot na sa 2,366 appeared first on Bandera......»»

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