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Go sponsors two more health bills for government hospitals

Sen. Bong Go is pushing two more local hospital bills to further improve the delivery of medical and healthcare services, especially in the provinces, amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic......»»

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Virus transmission rate slows – DOH

Owing to the implementation of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the past months, the transmission rate of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 has decreased, according to the Department of Health......»»

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Traditional jeepney phaseout to proceed

With still no clear timeline as to when they can resume operations amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, the Philippines’ traditional jeepneys, dubbed “king of the road,” may no longer be plying major thoroughfares in Metro Manila......»»

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Buildings with 2 or more COVID cases face lockdown

Buildings that have at least two occupants with coronavirus disease 2019 will be placed under lockdown......»»

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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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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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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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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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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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PHL actual tests made still not at maximum rate — DoH

The Department of Health (DoH) revealed on Tuesday that the Philippines has yet to achieve its maximum potential capacity at 34,0000 tests for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) daily. In a televised briefing, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire explained that the targeted or rated capacity was based on the estimated capacity that a laboratory can […] The post PHL actual tests made still not at maximum rate — DoH appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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DoTr to help struggling aviation sector  

With many airlines declaring bankruptcy as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic disrupted global travel, Department of Transportation (DoTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade on Tuesday said the agency wants to lend a helping hand to the local aviation industry. In a briefing, Tugade said the DoTr is mandated to protect and ensure the continued viability and […] The post DoTr to help struggling aviation sector   appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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BoP drops to $448M in March

THE country’s balance of payments (BoP) position remained positive at $448 million surplus in March, but fell from a year and a month ago, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) data showed. According to the data, the amount was narrower than the $627-million and the $839-million surpluses in March 2019 and in February this year. In […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News9 hr. 40 min. ago Related News

DoH denies social media ban for OFWs, repatriates under quarantine

GOVERNMENT is not prohibiting Filipino repatriates from posting on social media while undergoing their 14-day mandatory quarantine due to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Department fo Health (DoH) said on Tuesday. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said she asked the Bureau of Quarantine (BoQ) about the alleged social media rules. A copy of the rules […].....»»

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Victoria Court to lay off workers, suspend operations

The Victoria Court chain of hotels and motels has announced that it would let its employees go and suspend its operations on account of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic’s negative impact on the company and on the hotel industry. In a video addressed to employees, a copy of which was watched by The Manila […].....»»

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Mandaue mayor eyes bike lines around the city

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Mandaue City mayor Jonas Cortes looking at putting bike lanes around the city to help keep bikers safe and at the same time ease the traffic situation in the city. In a post in Mandaue City’s Public Information Office Facebook page, it said that even before the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) […] The post Mandaue mayor eyes bike lines around the city appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Manila cops tracking down COVID suspect who fled Delpan quarantine facilityu00a0

MANILA, Philippines u2014 The Manila Police District (MPD) on Tuesday said it is tracking down a possible coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patient who escaped from a quarantine.....»»

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NBI files raps vs ex-model and her mom u00bb

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has filed charges against former model Avi Siwa and her mother who were arrested for the unauthorized selling of test kits for the 2019 novel coronavirus dis.....»»

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Ilocos Sur confirms new case of coronavirus

VIGAN CITY, June 2 (PIA) - Six weeks after Ilocos Sur was declared free from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) when its first confirmed case recovered on April 16, a 33-year-old female asympt.....»»

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