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Ordeal continues for OFWs

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesday ordered the National Prosecution Service to give priority to cases involving local government officials who continue to refuse entry to repatriated overseas Filipino workers who have been cleared of COVID-19......»»

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Mambaling chief says he had no hand in crowding of senior citizens during financial aid distribtion

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Mambaling in Cebu City is in hot water anew for breaking social distancing protocol during the distribution of financial assistance to senior citizens on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Mambaling currently holds the highest number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)  with over 600 cases but many reports of residents in the […] The post Mambaling chief says he had no hand in crowding of senior citizens during financial aid distribtion appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News60 min. ago Related News

LRMC intensifies disinfection of LRT-1 trains

The Light Rail Transit Line 1 is upgrading its disinfection measures through the use of Ultraviolet C technology as part of anti-coronavirus disease 2019 initiatives, the Light Rail Manila Corp. said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News5 hr. 33 min. ago Related News

255 trike drivers catch coronavirus

At least 255 tricycle drivers in Mandaluyong have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, Mayor Menchie Abalos said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News5 hr. 33 min. ago Related News

House panel OKs COVID anti-discrimination bill

A special panel of the House of Representatives has approved a proposed measure prohibiting and penalizing discrimination against coronavirus disease 2019 patients, health workers and repatriated overseas Filipino workers......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News5 hr. 33 min. ago Related News

Senate to extend Bayanihan Act for 3 months

The Senate will extend for another three months the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, which gave President Duterte special powers to address the coronavirus disease 2019 crisis, including realigning funds and imposing harsher penalties on certain criminal offenses......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News6 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Public alerted on ‘artificial rise’ in COVID cases

The Department of Health yesterday alerted the public on the possible “artificial rise” of new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 as swab test results of overseas Filipino workers started to come out......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News6 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Vietnam, Philippines strengthen cooperation vs COVID

Vietnam and the Philippines have vowed to strengthen cooperation in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic as well as in the supply of rice......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News6 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

DOH: 110 vaccines eyed vs COVID

There are now 110 candidate vaccines for the coronavirus disease 2019 around the world, which the Department of Health is eyeing to be given primarily to “vulnerable” sectors of the country’s population once the vaccines become available......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News6 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Okada Manila cuts 1K workers

Okada Manila is reducing its workforce through a retrenchment program as a result of the difficult business environment brought about by the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Finance6 hr. 59 min. ago Related News

Emperador posts P7 billion recurring profit in 2019

Emperador Inc. the Andrew Tan-owned brandy company, posted a recurring net profit of P7 billion last year, up five percent......»»

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LIGA Schedule for Thursday, May 28th, 2020

ABS-CBN S+A may be off the air for now, but don't worry! You can still catch your favorite sports events on LIGA!  Here's what's showing for Thursday, May 28th!   12:00 AM - 2019 SEA Games Swimming 1:30 AM - 2019 SEA Games Women's Volleyball:  3:30 AM - LIGA Rewind - NCAA Season 94 Men’s Basketball: EAC vs. San Sebastian 5:30 AM - Team FitFil 6:00 AM - LIGA Rewind - NCAA Season 94 Men’s Basketball: Letran vs. San Beda 8:00 AM -  UPFRONT: Kat Tolentino / Jema Galanza & Deanna Wong 8:30 AM - Kapamilya Daily Mass 9:00 AM - LIGA Rewind - Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference Battle for 3rd Place: BanKo Perlas vs. PacificTown Army 11:00 AM - LIGA Rewind - Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference Finals Game 2: PetroGazz vs. Creamline 1:00 PM - UPFRONT: Kat Tolentino / Jema Galanza & Deanna Wong 1:30 PM - LIGA Rewind - UAAP Season 79 Men's Volleyball Semifinals: NU vs. FEU 3:30 PM - Team FitFil 4:00 PM - LIGA Rewind - UAAP Season 79 Women's Volleyball: NU vs. Adamson 6:00 PM - UPFRONT: Kat Tolentino / Jema Galanza & Deanna Wong 6:30 PM - LIGA Rewind - UAAP Season 81 Men's Basketball: Ateneo vs. NU 8:30 PM - LIGA Rewind - UAAP Season 81 Men’s Basketball: FEU vs. DLSU 10:30 PM - Pinoy Pride Presents: Milan "El Metodico" Melindo 11:30 PM - 2019 SEA Games Swimming   Catch your favorite sports events on LIGA channel 86 and LIGA HD channel 183 on Sky Cable!  LIGA is also available nationwide thru its 200 Cable affiliates......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports7 hr. 12 min. ago Related News

Virology Institute, lilikhain ni Lacson; P2B pondo ilalaan sa research

Manila, Philippines – Nakatakdang likhain ni Senador Panfilo Lacson ang isang Virology Institute sa Pilipinas at maglalaan ng halagang P2 bilyon para lamang sa research and development ng pagtuklas ng gamot sa anumang uri ng sakit tulad ng corona virus 2019 (COVID-19). Sa pahayag, sinabi ni Lacson na siyensiya at teknolohiya lamang ang tamang gabay […] The post Virology Institute, lilikhain ni Lacson; P2B pondo ilalaan sa research appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: News9 hr. 12 min. ago Related News

NEDA Chief Pushes for Digital Transformation Under ‘New Normal’

Digital transformation should be one of the structural reforms that the government should push for under the “new normal” amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua said Tuesday. Chua, also acting National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) director general, said digital transformation, particularly in government offices, is one […].....»»

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Emperador& rsquo;s income rose 5% to P7b in 2019

Emperador Inc., the liquor unit of Alliance Global Group Inc., said it posted a recurring net income of P7 billion in 2019, up 5 percent from 2018 on double-digit growth in revenues......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: Finance12 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Puregold income hits P6.75B in 2019

Puregold Price Club Inc. saw a 16-percent growth in its consolidated core net income to P6.75 billion last year from P5.82 billion in 2018. In a disclosure on Wednesday, the listed retail store operator said its stores recorded a 4.6-percent same-store sales growth (SSSG) in 2019 and S&R registered an SSSG of 8.3 percent. These […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News12 hr. 59 min. ago Related News

Salceda: Create to boost economy, produce jobs

The proposed Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (Create) Act would support the Philippine economy toward a V-shaped recovery from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, and create and save much-needed jobs this year. This is according to Albay Rep. José María Clemente “Joey” Salceda, who joined Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd and Sen. […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News12 hr. 59 min. ago Related News

400 displaced vendors in Cebu City to receive DOLE livelihood assistance

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vendors in Cebu City who were displaced from the streets in October 2019 received livelihood assistance kits from the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7). At least 100 vendors began receiving their P20,000 worth livelihood assistance kits on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, and the distribution will continue until […] The post 400 displaced vendors in Cebu City to receive DOLE livelihood assistance appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News14 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Cebu City now has 2,013 cases of COVID-19

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has broken the 2,000-mark in the number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), keeping its position as the single local government unit (LGU) with the highest number of cases in the country. The city now has a total of 2,013 cases of the virus in at least 38 barangays after […] The post Cebu City now has 2,013 cases of COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News14 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

2 of Mandaue’s 3 new COVID cases detected during rapid mass testing – PIO

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Three new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 were reported in Mandaue City this Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The infection of two of the three cases, MC236 and MC237, were detected during the conduct of the strategic mass testing in the city, the Mandaue City Public Information Office (PIO) said in […] The post 2 of Mandaue’s 3 new COVID cases detected during rapid mass testing – PIO appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News14 hr. 46 min. ago Related News