Bong Go to schools: Implement flexible payment measures, alternative learning modes

Credit to Author: Javier J. Ismael| Date: Fri, 22 May 2020 06:09:38 +0000

SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go has called on schools, universities and other educational institutions to provide flexible payment arrangements for school fees to ensure their continuing education amid the public health crisis. “Maraming nawalan ng trabaho at walang pagkukunan ng pampaaral sa kanilang mga anak. Pwede ba natin luwagan ang payment schemes at bigyan po […]

Read more

The US Senate’s Chance Of Flipping & Joe Biden’s Potential VP — CleanTech Talk

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Wed, 20 May 2020 04:30:23 +0000

In the second half of this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, and Zachary Shahan, Director and CEO of CleanTechnica, sit down to continue their talk about physical isolation, COVID-19, and politics

Read more

Senate adopts resolution urging NTC to reconsider ABS-CBN closure

Credit to Author: Bernadette Tamayo| Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 09:49:18 +0000

THE Senate on Monday adopted a resolution urging the National Telecommunications Comission (NTC) to reconsider its closure order against ABS-CBN Corp. pending disposition of its franchise renewal by Congress. Twelve senators crossed partylines to vote for the adoption of Senate Resolution 395, which they also authored. They were Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, Senate Majority Juan […]

Read more

Senate sets virtual hearing on resumption of transport operations under GCQ

Credit to Author: Javier J. Ismael| Date: Sat, 09 May 2020 05:39:33 +0000

THE Senate public services committee will conduct a virtual public hearing (live via Senate webcast) on Monday on the gradual resumption of public transport to serve essential workers and jumpstart the economy under the general community quarantine  (GCQ). In calling for the inquiry, Sen. Mary Grace Poe, chairman of the committee, said that on March […]

Read more

12 Senate employees test positive for Covid

Credit to Author: Bernadette Tamayo| Date: Mon, 04 May 2020 08:06:11 +0000

AT least 12 Senate employees were confirmed positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) during rapid testing conducted on Monday as session resumes. The Senate and the House of Representatives (HoR) are set to return to work today after a six-week break. Senate President Vicente Sotto 3rd said that 12 out of 500 who underwent […]

Read more

Pimentel considers self a ‘recovered person’ after testing negative for Covid

Credit to Author: Bernadette Tamayo| Date: Sun, 03 May 2020 11:27:04 +0000

SEN. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel 3rd is now a “recovered person” after testing negative for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), a month after he contracted the virus. The senator on March 25 revealed that he tested positive for Covid-19 and went on self-quarantine. Pimentel created a stir, however, when despite the confirmation, he was seen accompanying […]

Read more

Angara, Covid-19 survivor, donates plasma to severely infected patient 

Credit to Author: Javier J. Ismael| Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2020 07:57:06 +0000

SEN. Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara tweeted on Monday that he gave his plasma  to a man with a severe case of coronavirus 2019 disease (Covid-19). “Gave my plasma and it went straight to a hospital in Quezon City to a man on a ventilator – a severe case of Covid-19,” Angara, a Covid-19 survivor, said […]

Read more

Lacson urges Covid-19 patients to come out

Credit to Author: Javier J. Ismael| Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 09:28:17 +0000

A lawmaker has appealed to Filipinos who were directly exposed and symptomatic of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) to voluntarily and publicly declare their conditions to help “flatten the curve” Senator Panfilo Lacson said that with Republic Act 11055 or the Philippine Identification System Act still not ready for implementation, it is not easy for […]

Read more