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CBCP to faithful: Do a virtual Visita Iglesia

The coronavirus pandemic has kept Filipinos indoors but Catholics can still pray and commemorate the Lord’s Passion in a nontraditional manner. They can also “visit” several churches online. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has opened to the public its Visita Iglesia Online, which for the last nine years was intended for Filipinos living in non-Catholic Countries or […].....»»

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Inflation slows to 2.5% in March

The country’s headline inflation decelerated further to 2.5 percent in March, which was attributed to a decrease in oil prices, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed on Tuesday. Last month’s figure is lower than February’s 2.6 percent and March 2019’s 3.3 percent and matches that in December 2019. It also falls within the […].....»»

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World short of 6-M nurses – WHO

GENEVA: As the coronavirus disease-2019 (Covid-19) captures global headlines, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday that the world needs nearly 6-million nurses. The UN’s health agency, along with partners Nursing Now and the International Council of Nurses (ICN), underscored in a report the crucial role played by nurses, who make up more than half of all health […].....»»

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Police dismantle human barricade

KASIBU, Nueva Vizcaya: A human barricade blocking the entry of three fuel tankers on Monday was dismantled by about 100 members of the regional and provincial police as it reportedly allowed the entry of fuel into the compound of OceanaGold Philippines Inc. OceanaGold is an Australian-Canadian mining company that has an expired Financial and Technical Assistance Agreement (FTAA) with […].....»»

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Duterte extends Luzon quarantine

President Rodrigo Duterte has extended the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon until April 30 to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) and to allow the government to further enhance the capacity of health facilities, a Cabinet official said on Tuesday. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexei Nograles said the President approved the recommendation […].....»»

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New York virus deaths exceed 3,200, topping toll for 9/11 attacks

NEW YORK: New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed the number of those killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11, health officials said Tuesday. In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in intensive care with the virus. At least 3,202 people have died in New York from Covid-19, according to the count […].....»»

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What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

With its biggest one-day jump yet, New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus officially eclipsed the number of those killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11. At least 3,202 people have died in New York from Covid-19, according to the count released Tuesday by the city. Across the US, the death toll reached […].....»»

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BSP reminds banks of uninterrupted service on Holy Week

BANKS must ensure continued service to the public during this Holy Week, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said. In a memorandum released late Monday, BSP Deputy Governor Chuci Fonacier reminded banks BSP-supervised financial institutions to continuously support the essential financial/banking requirements of the general public in view of the observance of the Holy Week […].....»»

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‘Dead city’: Singapore closes workplaces in virus fight

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s usually bustling business district was almost deserted Tuesday as most workplaces in the city-state closed to stem the spread of the coronavirus after a surge in cases. The financial hub has won praise for using a tough regime of testing and tracing contacts of the sick to keep its outbreak largely in check, […].....»»

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PH govt asks undocumented Filipinos Kuwait to avail of amnesty, come home

THE Philippine embassy in Kuwait has appealed to all undocumented Filipinos and those with absconding cases to come home and avail of the amnesty program being offered by the Kuwaiti government. The embassy made the appeal following the Kuwaiti government’s announcement of an amnesty program on April 1 to further control the spread of the […].....»»

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Locsin appeals to LGUs to allow foreign tourists to leave

FOREIGN Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has reiterated his appeal to local government units (LGUs) not to hinder the evacuation of foreign tourists stranded in island resorts nationwide. Locsin made the appeal on Monday as foreign embassies in the Philippines found difficulty repatriating their respective citizens due to the enhanced community quarantine being enforced by […].....»»

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DoH launches free telemedicine hotlines for Covid-19, medical queries

THE Department of Health (DoH) on Tuesday launched a 24/7 hotline to answer the influx of medical queries about the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Patients could now contact 02-8424-1724 for medical advice concerning the respiratory disease and unrelated health concerns, the DoH said in a statement. The telemedicine service is manned by doctors who are […].....»»

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CBCP opens ‘Visita Iglesia’ online 

CATHOLICS around the country may still do the traditional “Visita Iglesia” without violating the government-imposed enhanced community quarantine and physical distancing. Visita Iglesia is the faithful’s practice of visiting various Churches and praying the station of the cross on the evening of Maundy Thursday to atone for their sins. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the […].....»»

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Govt approves P5-B amelioration fund for formal workers

THE government has earmarked P5 billion for the social amelioration program for formal workers affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic in the country, a Cabinet official announced on Tuesday. In a virtual press briefing, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexei Nograles said the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases on […].....»»

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Covid-19 cases up to 3,764, death toll at 177 — DoH

FOURTEEN more people infected with new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) died, bringing the death toll to 177 from 163, the Department of Health (DoH) said on Tuesday. The fatalities were among the 3,764 cases that the DoH has recorded, which also included 104 new ones. In a televised press briefing on Tuesday, Health Secretary Francisco […].....»»

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Veteran broadcast journalist Howie Severino, ‘Covid-19 survivor’

GMA News and Public Affairs veteran broadcast journalist Howie Severino revealed Wednesday he had tested positive for coronavirus disease (Covid-19), while sharing his experience in battling the deadly virus toward recovery. Severino, 58, wrote a lengthy first person essay published on GMA News Online referring himself as “Patient 2828.” The “I-Witness” documentarist said that after […].....»»

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UAAP cancels remainder of Season 82

THE University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) cancelled the remainder of its Season 82 tournaments following the extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon on Tuesday. “The Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) having been extended, the conditions for the resumption of UAAP Season 82 can no longer be met. As such, it is […].....»»

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