DepEd central office in Pasig on 4-day lockdown 

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 06:06:17 +0000

THE Department of Education (DepEd) central office is on lockdown after its employees contracted coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the agency said on Wednesday.  “To ensure the health and safety of our skeleton workforce, the DepEd Task Force Covid-19, upon the directive of Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones, will temporarily close the DepEd Central Office in Pasig […]

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Marawi’s 14 villages in lockdown

Credit to Author: Asangan T. Madale| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 17:42:24 +0000

MARAWI CITY: Fourteen villages were placed under localized lockdown because of local transmission, as confirmed by the local health office. Ali Dalidig of the health office and Abdulkhair Alibasa of the community affairs office reported that there were 24 coronavirus-positive cases in the villages and 11 of them were locally transmitted, prompting the the city […]

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PSEi extends gains on lockdown hopes

Credit to Author: Faye Almazan| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:35:42 +0000

The stock market continued to advance on Tuesday after taking cues from Wall Street and on the unlikelihood that the tighter lockdown reimposed on Metro Manila and four nearby provinces last week would be extended. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) inched up by 0.39 percent or 23.02 points to close at 5,953.94 while […]

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Bacoor public market placed under one-week lockdown

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 03:43:54 +0000

THE Bacoor City government placed its public market under a one-week lockdown after some of its vendors and marshals tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Mayor Lani Mercado-Revilla issued Executive Order 35 closing the Bacoor City Public Market in Barangay Zapote starting at 10 a.m. of August 11 until 1 a.m. of August […]

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The POWER Interview: Managing Operations in a Pandemic World

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:29:52 +0000

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Power generation companies, like other businesses, have altered operations due to COVID-19. And it’s more than just having employees work remotely, wear masks, and social distance. Managing data and documents with new protocols in place is critical to any asset-intensive industry, and electricity providers are no different. The Kinsmen Group, an engineering and information management […]

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Duterte Responds to COVID-19 Outbreak With Another Lockdown. Here’s Why That Alone Won’t Work.

Credit to Author: Sammy Westfall| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 11:55:20 GMT

Experts say a strong reliance on tough lockdowns and a militaristic approach, without focus on other preventative measures, is a lethal combination – as seen in how poorly the Philippine government handled previous months of the pandemic.

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