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How effective are facemasks, app-based contact tracing?

France in pre-COVID-19 times forbade face-covering hijab in malls, trains, parks, schools, and government offices......»»

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EDITORIAL - Commuting Nightmare

Several lawmakers pointed it out: the government had 11 weeks to prepare for the easing of community quarantine restrictions......»»

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Quezon City expands ‘Libreng Sakay’ program

The Quezon City government has expanded its “Libreng Sakay” program to accommodate more commuters as Metro Manila shifted to general community quarantine this week......»»

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DILG to PNP: Crack down on drug trade

The Department of the Interior and Local Government yesterday ordered the Philippine National Police to intensify anti-drug operations now that lockdown measures have been relaxed under a general community quarantine......»»

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COVID-free areas in Luzon, Leyte record new cases

Two months after being declared free of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, Ilocos Sur recorded a new case on Monday......»»

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Ormoc welcomes returning residents

At least 113 residents of this city, who were stranded in various parts of Cebu, arrived here on Saturday......»»

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House OKs bill splitting Maguindanao into 2 provinces

The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill dividing Maguindanao into two provinces......»»

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P55 million smuggled cigarettes seized in Sulu

A motor launch and its cargo of smuggled cigarettes worth around P55 million were seized in Sulu on Monday......»»

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PCG braces for Boracay’s reopening

The Philippine Coast Guard is ready for the reopening of Boracay after more than two months that it was closed to tourists as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus disease 2019......»»

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Partial solar eclipse visible on June 21

Filipinos can witness a penumbral lunar and a partial solar eclipse this month, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said yesterday......»»

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Cebu Landmasters expects to resume site operations

Cebu Landmasters Inc., the listed property developer in Visayas and Mindanao, expects to resume 100 percent site operations and hopes to match its 2019 performance this year......»»

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Apex Mining earnings up 28% to P306 million in 2019

Apex Mining Co. Inc. reported a consolidated net income of P306 million in 2019, up 28 percent from the P239 million recorded in 2018 amid higher production output and better global prices......»»

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Rockwell seeks bondholders’ consent on amendment

High-end property developer Rockwell Land Corp. announces that it will conduct a consent solicitation exercise for its seven-year and one-quarter P5 billion fixed rate bonds due on Feb.15, 2021......»»

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Shakey’s Q1 net income dips 35%

Shakey’s Pizza Asia Ventures Inc. ended the first quarter with a 35 percent drop in net income to P114 million due to a challenging environment brought about by the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19......»»

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5 YGC car dealerships closing

The Yuchengco Group will shut down five car dealerships as part of a streamlining process of its car dealership business, a move that comes amid a challenging business environment brought about by the negative impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 pandemic......»»

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Unsung heroes

There is a lot of bad going on in the world today......»»

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IATA urges government to implement global aviation guidelines

The International Air Transport Association is urging governments to immediately implement the global guidelines approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization for restoring air connectivity......»»

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Lessons from the virus

As we emerge from the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 lockdown, let us take stock of the lessons we should have learned from the Chinese virus......»»

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Philippines poised for strong rebound

New York-based GlobalSource Partners and Barcelona-based FocusEconomics expect a strong economic rebound for the Philippines next year......»»

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Suntrust to issue P5.6 billion bonds to Summit Ascent

Suntrust Home Developers Inc. has entered into a bond subscription agreement with Hong Kong listed Summit Ascent Investments Ltd......»»

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