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DAR distributes CLOAs in Southern Leyte amid COVID-19 threat

44 landless farmers from Anahawan, Southern Leyte received their CLOAs from Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II (PARPO II) Geronimo Peque making them the owners now of the land they are tilling......»»

Category: newsSource: samarnews samarnewsOct 18th, 2020

S. Leyte readies quarantine facility for COVID-19 related cases

MAASIN CITY, April 18 (PIA) -- Amid the COVID-19 threat, the provincial government of Southern Leyte has already prepared a quarantine facility for possible cases in the province.Department.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsApr 19th, 2020

S. Leyte readies quarantine facility for COVID-19 related cases

MAASIN CITY, April 18 (PIA) -- Amid the COVID-19 threat, the provincial government of Southern Leyte has already prepared a quarantine facility for possible cases in the province.Department.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsApr 19th, 2020

Soleco launches Pantawid Light Program to unburden poor consumers

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte – As its simple way of trying to ease the burden of poor consumers amid the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Southern Leyte Electric Cooperative (Soleco) sets into motion its “Pantawid Light Program (PLP)” as part of its Social Corporate Responsibility. With its PLP, Soleco consumers who consume 20 KPH […] The post Soleco launches Pantawid Light Program to unburden poor consumers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2020

MAFAR-BARMM distributes vegetable seeds to IDPs amid COVID-19 threat

MARAWI CITY, Mar. 31 (PIA) -- In an effort to help residents grow their own food while under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) restrictions due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat, the M.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsApr 1st, 2020

BuCor disinfects facilities, distributes masks, alcohol at Bilibid amid COVID-19 threat

BuCor spokesperson Gabriel Chaclag said that inmates are given alcohol and protective masks and they also “try to not be close together.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 18th, 2020

DILG hires 39 contact tracers for Southern Leyte

MAASIN CITY, Oct. 9 (PIA) -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) - Southern Leyte Provincial Office hired some 39 Contact Tracers in response against COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 9th, 2020

PRC eyes online licensure exams amid COVID-19

MANILA, Philippines — The Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) is eyeing the conduct of online licensure exams amid the threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. During the Senate hearing on the budget of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday, PRC chairman Teofilo Pilando Jr. said the commission is eyeing the use of […] The post PRC eyes online licensure exams amid COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2020

Crowding at Manila s white sand beach prompts relief of Station 5 commander

JTF COVID Shield said Sunday that it is calling "on the people who plan to visit the Manila Bay to observe discipline and be mindful of your own safety amid the threat of the coronavirus disease" .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 20th, 2020

Cebu jeepney drivers stage ‘silent protest’ for ‘Balik-Pasada’

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Jeepney drivers and operators here conducted a “silent protest” on Monday, July 20, 2020, asking the government to allow them to operate amid the continuing threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Members of PISTON-Cebu staged the rallies in various areas in Cebu City, which is under modified enhanced community quarantine […] The post Cebu jeepney drivers stage ‘silent protest’ for ‘Balik-Pasada’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2020

PH lets in aliens with long-term visas, pre-booked COVID-19 test

The Philippine government will allow the entry of foreign nationals with long-term visas in the country beginning August 1, amid threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Malacañang said Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 18th, 2020

US infections top three million as Trump pushes schools reopening

WASHINGTON, United States – The United States topped three million confirmed coronavirus cases Wednesday as President Donald Trump pushed for schools to re-open amid a COVID-19 resurgence in many southern hotspots. The US remains by far the worst affected country, with over 131,000 deaths, while Brazil — whose virus-skeptic President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive […] The post US infections top three million as Trump pushes schools reopening appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2020

US coronavirus infections top three million

The United States topped three million confirmed coronavirus cases Wednesday as President Donald Trump pushed for schools to re-open amid a COVID-19 resurgence in many southern hotspots. The US remains by far the worst affected country, with over 131,000 deaths, while Brazil — whose virus-skeptic President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for the disease — […] The post US coronavirus infections top three million appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 9th, 2020

6 areas in Visayas identified as emerging COVID-19 hotspots

DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire identified Cebu City, Cebu province, Ormoc City, Southern Leyte, Leyte and Samar as emerging COVID-19 hotspots......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 24th, 2020

USTP opens doors to LSIs, OFWs amid COVID-19

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 15 - Congressman Rufus B. Rodriguez of the second district here and member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (US.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 16th, 2020

Southern Leyte records first COVID-19 case

PALO, Leyte — The Department of Health (DoH) in Eastern Visayas confirmed on Thursday evening 14 new cases of corona virus disease COVID-19 bringing to 90 the total number of positive cases in the region. Among the new cases is of a 23-year-old male overseas Filipino seafarer from Bontoc, Southern Leyte, the first from the […] The post Southern Leyte records first COVID-19 case appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 13th, 2020

Workers in a fix amid virus threat

Millions of workers return to work today, June 1, after being on lockdown for more than two months, but the country’s largest labor group said they were worried about the lack of safeguards against COVID-19.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 1st, 2020

OCD-13 distributes PPE sets, test kits to provinces

BUTUAN CITY, May 31 (PIA) -- Facing the threat of pandemic, the Philippine government has taken steps to further strengthen its capability to curb the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 31st, 2020

Shanxi bans public spitting

SHANXI, China (Global Times) — People in North China’s Shanxi Province will face fines if they spit in public places, after the province passed a legislation banning the bad habit, as it is considered a threat to public health amid the COVID-19 epidemic. The regulation was passed by the Standing Committee of the 13th People’s […] The post Shanxi bans public spitting appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 17th, 2020

DTI-CITEM Arms Artisans and SMEs to Make It Global Amid Pandemic

The sudden effects of COVID-19 might have challenged how the world does business, but Filipino artisans are ready to turn this threat into an opportunity. The Filipino lifestyle community gathered today to listen and learn from a live webinar spearheaded by the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI’s) export promotion arm, the Center for International […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 17th, 2020

Taytay sari-sari stores ordered closed

The local government of Taytay, Rizal, announced on Tuesday that it will temporarily close down the town’s sari-sari stores amid threat brought about by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) starting today. In a statement, Taytay Mayor Joric Gacula said that they are following the guidelines of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) in their decision to […] The post Taytay sari-sari stores ordered closed appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 5th, 2020