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Rizal Memorial phase 1 Covid-19 facility completed

Phase 1 of the COVID-19 emergency facility at the Rizal Memorial Sport Complex (RMSC) has been completed, and is read to be used......»»

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ATI& rsquo;s cruise terminal to aid government efforts against COVID-19

The international cruise terminal operated by Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) at Pier 15 of Manila South Harbor is shifting its role to serve a higher and timelier purpose in support of the government’s efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

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SMC uses P500-million fund for medical front-liners to acquire first 10,000 PPEs from local company

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) will purchase the first 10,000 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) to be produced by a local garment manufacturer, as part of the P500 million fund the company has earmarked to help protect medical front liners battling COVID-19......»»

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New Kinpo Group to produce 1,000 ventilators and 2.5 million face masks in PH

New Kinpo Group CEO Simon Shen informed the Department of Trade and Industry of its immediate plans for its Philippine subsidiary, Cal-Comp Philippines to produce medical-grade face masks and ventilators solely for the Philippine market in light of the current COVID-19 crisis the country is facing......»»

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USSC expands Super Padala network with Cebuana Lhuillier partnership

Guided by a mission of promoting greater financial inclusion among all Filipinos through innovative and affordable financial solutions, microfinancial services giant, Cebuana Lhuillier and growing chain of non-bank financial service stores, USSC (Universal Storefront Services Corporation), have recently formed a partnership......»»

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Exports rise 2.8% ahead of Luzon lockdown

Exports rose for the second straight month in February ahead of the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine imposed by the government in mid-March to contain the spread of coronavirus disease 2019......»»

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NEA backs indefinite extension to settle EC power bills amid COVID-19 crisis

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) endorsed the appeal of electric cooperatives (ECs) to extend the deadline of their payment of dues and remittances to power generation and transmission companies indefinitely, or until the state of their business operations normalizes......»»

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15 Filipinos included in Forbes 2020 billionaires list

Fifteen Filipinos were included in the latest list of 2,095 billionaires compiled by Forbes magazine in March 2020 despite the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak......»»

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Market retreats; BPI, SM Prime lead losers

The stock market tumbled Wednesday on profit-taking as investors closely track developments in the coronavirus crisis, while the oil market continued to fluctuate ahead of a crucial producers' meeting......»»

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SM Foundation distributes ICU-grade ventilators to hospitals

In a bid to support the full recovery of COVID-19 patients, SM Foundation has delivered several intensive care unit-grade ventilators to medical institutions in the country......»»

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John Prine, revered American folk songwriter, dies of coronavirus complications

John Prine, an American folk legend widely considered one of his generation's most influential songwriters, died following complications of coronavirus Tuesday, his publicist said on behalf of his family. He was 73 years old......»»

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NBI nabs Chinese, Pinoy profiteers of medical supplies

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents on Tuesday arrested five suspects, including a Chinese national, for overpricing of medical supplies during separate operations in Caloocan and Quezon City......»»

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Japan PM Abe declares state of emergency over virus

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday declared a month-long state of emergency in Tokyo and six other parts of the country over a spike in coronavirus cases......»»

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Make facemask-making a livelihood program, ex-solon urges DOLE, TESDA

A former congressman on Tuesday broached a livelihood program for Filipinos who lost their jobs during the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to fight the coronavirus pandemic......»»

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SSS extends deadline of contribution payments to June 1

The Social Security System (SSS) on Friday announced that it is extending the deadline for the payment of monthly contributions of its members and employers until June 1, 2020.....»»

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DENR: No letup in fight vs. illegal wildlife trade

Amid the coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) pandemic, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu on Tuesday vowed to pursue the government’s fight against illegal wildlife trade and uphold the country's ecological integrity......»»

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DFA brings home 278 more Pinoy seafarers

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) welcomed home 278 seafarers aboard five Carnival cruise ships at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 at around 2 p.m. Tuesday......»»

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COVID-19 Tracker as of April 7, 2020

COVID-19 Cases tracker as of April 7, 2020.....»»

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Kingad appreciates frontliners of COVID-19 battle

With the number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines increasing, the need for workers on the frontlines is more important than ever. .....»»

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Cycling Olympian dies

Olympian Domingo Villanueva passed away following a heart attack yesterday morning in Catbalogan, Samar......»»

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