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This is how some heritage sites are coping amid COVID-19 pandemic

On National Heritage Month, some heritage sites shared how they are adapting amid the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 23rd, 2020

Improper and unseemly Cha-cha amid COVID-19

The last thing that the Department of Interior and Local Government should be doing at this time when the entire nation is preoccupied with coping with the COVID-19 pandemic is keeping itself busy gathering two million signatures in support of Charter change that would shift from a unitary to a federal system of government......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 21st, 2020

Biliran farmer organizations extend assistance amid COVID-19

Regional Director Stephen Leonidas of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Eastern Visayas commended three DAR-assisted cooperatives in Biliran for their efforts to help ease the effect of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in their respective areas......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News16 hr. 30 min. ago

Muslim Filipinos Urged: Keep Praising Allah While Facing Covid-19

Top officials from Malacañang urged Muslim Filipinos to keep their faith as they celebrate Eid’l Fitr or Festival of Breaking the Fast amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. In a statement on Sunday, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar acknowledged the challenge that comes after the month-long Ramadan fasting, but reminded the Muslim community to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated News18 hr. 17 min. ago

PCSO to aid Covid-hit Lotto agents

As an initiative to assuage the financial burden amid the pandemic, a total of P18.7 million financial assistance will be given to Lotto and Keno agents nationwide, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said on Saturday. According to General Manager Royina Marzan-Garma, 6,241 individual Lotto and Keno agents all over the country will receive the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2020

QC forms Food Security Task Force

CALOOCAN CITY, May 23 (PIA) - Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has formed the QC-Food Security Task Force (QC-FSTF) to further strengthen the city's food security plan amid the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2020

Top PNPA grad: Remember ‘true meaning of service’

Remember the true meaning of service as the country now faces the “new normal” amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the top graduate of the Philippine National Police Academy urged her fellow new law enforcers during their graduation rites yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2020

Companies must adapt & mdash; P& G Grant Thornton

Business owners and leaders should have their own template to help them adapt to a new world where competition is stiff while coping with the COVID pandemic, P&G Grant Thornton said Friday......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2020

Charity begins at home for SMC

As the Philippines prepares for the transition to the “new normal” amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, multi-national conglomerate San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is also preparing for the impending shift with its employees’ welfare in its mind. The corporation has already launched its COVID-testing for employees as plans for reopening its workplaces are well […] The post Charity begins at home for SMC appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2020

TESDA told: Provide skills enhancement amid COVID

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Friday urged the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to provide more technical and vocational training and skills enhancement opportunities to Filipinos, especially displaced workers, to help them find other livelihood opportunities amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. In the hearing on the Senate Committee of the […] The post TESDA told: Provide skills enhancement amid COVID appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2020

COVID displaces 400,000 arts, culture workers

Some 400,000 workers in the country’s arts and culture sector have been left jobless as the government restricts mass gatherings amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2020

Supreme Court unveils virtual courtrooms amid quarantine

In partnership with Microsoft, the Supreme Court (SC) has implemented videoconferencing hearings to ensure continuity and productivity of the country’s legal proceedings amid the quarantine impositions by the government due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The conduct of videoconferencing hearings ensure cases are heard in a timely manner, during the pandemic, and comply with the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 21st, 2020

House panel bucks Cha-Cha push: Not at this time

The chairman of the House committee on constitutional amendments on Thursday said the leadership might put to the back burner proposals to amend the Constitution as Charter change advocates push for Cha-cha amid the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 21st, 2020

Cha-cha won’t fly amid pandemic — House

The chairman of the House panel in charge of consolidating bills seeking to amend the 1987 Constitution wants Charter change (Cha-cha) shelved so the House of Representatives can focus on measures to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, who leads the committee on constitutional amendments, said he would recommend to […] The post Cha-cha won’t fly amid pandemic — House appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 21st, 2020

CL stakeholders discuss tuberculosis treatment amid COVID pandemic

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, May 21 (PIA) -- About 312 government and private sector stakeholders participated Thursday in a webinar focused on ensuring continuous tuberculosis (TB) services ami.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 21st, 2020

Cebu-based motorcycle group offers to deliver daily essentials for free

MOALBOAL, CEBU — Because most people are asked to stay indoor amid the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, a group of motorycle riders based in Cebu decided to start a free delivery service for those who need essentials. The group is called the Cebu Tabang Express, which consists of motorcycle riders dedicated to help […] The post Cebu-based motorcycle group offers to deliver daily essentials for free appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2020

Drilon: Cha-cha amid COVID-19?

This time should not be spent pushing Charter change amid the coronavirus pandemic, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon tells the Department of the Interior and Local Government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2020

National athletes to have bike as transportation option

Members of the national team under the Olympic program will be given a bicycle each by the Philippine Olympic Committee as the country veers toward the new normal amid the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2020

BI to digitize port arrival records

Bureau of Immigration frontliners assigned at the different international airports and seaports are preparing to implement paperless digital arrival cards and records for more effective passenger monitoring, amid the continuing outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2020

Stop the US government’s $2-B arms sale to the Philippines

Amid the worsening COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines, the U.S. government is brokering a $2 billion arms sale to Duterte’s repressive regime, fueling a human rights catastrophe. The post Stop the US government’s $2-B arms sale to the Philippines appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 20th, 2020

The Last Dance makes LeBron James eager for NBA return

ESPN's 10-part docuseries "The Last Dance" provided a wave of nostalgia and much-needed sports content for fans amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2020