DSWD assures 4Ps beneficiaries of continued assistance

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 04:37:09 +0000

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said that beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) would continue to receive their grants and rice subsidy through their cash cards amid enforcement of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon.There are about 4.2 million active beneficiaries of the program, according to the DSWD. The […]

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Covid-19 cases up to 193 — DoH

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 04:07:56 +0000

THE Department of Health (DoH) on Wednesday confirmed six new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19), bringing the count to 193 from 187. DoH also reported that seven patients have recovered but Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said most of them either have mild symptoms or had no underlying conditions. As of 11 a.m. […]

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P4-M ‘shabu’ seized in Taguig

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 03:50:00 +0000

AN ESTIMATED P4-million worth of shabu was seized from a suspect in Taguig City before dawn on Wednesday. Operatives from Taguig City police arrested Gilberto Lagunzad, 29, along Maharlika road corner A. Bonifacio Avenue Barangay Upper Bicutan at about 3 a.m. Seized were 600 grams of shabu with an estimated street value of P4.080 million. […]

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Bong Go appeals for extension of tax deadline

Credit to Author: Javier J. Ismael| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 03:30:44 +0000

SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go appealed to the Department of Finance (DoF) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), to extend the deadline for the filing of Annual Income Tax Returns (ITRs). Go made the appeal after the BIR released last Monday Revenue Memorandum Circular 25-2020, which states that the “filing shall still be done […]

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Duterte orders price control on food, medicine amid Covid-19 spread

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 03:29:01 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has ordered all government agencies, offices, and local government units to implement price control measures on basic food commodities and essential emergency medicines and supplies due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak in the country. “The ongoing global concern on the spread of the Covid-19 has increased the demand for essential […]

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CNN Philippines goes off air as Covid-19 infects employee in nearby office

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 01:46:56 +0000

AN employee in one of the offices of a building that also houses CNN Philippines tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), forcing the media company to go off the air for at least 24 hours. In a statement posted on its Facebook page, CNN Philippines said the person worked at a nearby office […]

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Durant among 4 Brooklyn Nets players diagnosed with Covid-19

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 01:16:25 +0000

NEW YORK: Kevin Durant is reportedly among four Brooklyn Nets players who have tested positive for the new coronavirus and are in isolation. The injured Durant, who has yet to play for the Nets since signing for the club last year, confirmed to The Athletic website he had tested positive for the virus. “Everyone be careful, take care of […]

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Paranaque is on guard vs Covid-19

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 00:45:33 +0000

Photo shows workers of the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) together with the City Health sanitation team (inset), upon the instruction of Paranaque Mayor Edwin Olivarez, undertake simultaneous disinfecting activity at the city hall to keep tax payers and city employees safe from COVID-19. Dr. Olga Vertusio (not in photo) said the disinfection […]

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SMC steps up safety measures, highlights hand-washing

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 00:08:50 +0000

IT’S business-as-usual for San Miguel Corporation (SMC), but with enhanced safety measures. The conglomerate has implemented various work protocols in light of the spread of the Covid-19 virus. It has also taken extra steps to help ensure that employees and guests at its sprawling Ortigas complex and other major offices in Metro Manila, are safe. […]

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Environment summit in Cagayan de Oro

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 00:07:49 +0000

THE third Philippine Environment Summit was held recently at the Grand Caprice Restaurant and Convention in Cagayan de Oro with the theme “Paradigm (re) Shift: Heeding Nature.” Shown in photo viewing the exhibits at the summit organized by the Green Convergence are (from left) Rev. Antonio Ledesma, Undersecretary Juan Miguel Cuna of the Department of […]

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