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DFA records 18 new Covid-19 cases among Filipinos abroad

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday reported 18 new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) among Filipinos abroad, bringing the total number to 466. “As of 3 April 2020, 18 new Covid-19 cases among overseas Filipinos in the following regions: Asia and Pacific, Europe, and Americas, have been confirmed, … Continue reading

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Malasakit Centers one-stop-shops for med aid, not for Covid-19

MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Thursday belied misinformation circulating on social media about Malasakit Centers, clarifying that no donations are accepted or distributed in these centers. “There are no donations in Malasakit Centers. First of all, Malasakit Centers are simply intended as one-stop shops for poor and indigent patients … Continue reading

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President Duterte focused on Covid-19 crisis, not his birthday: Senator Bong Go

PRRD focused on Covid-19 crisis, not his birthday: GoBy Jose Cielito Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte is focused on the welfare of the country and all Filipinos rather than his birthday, more so now that the country is grappling with the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisis, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said … Continue reading

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Senator Bong Go urges financial institutions to ease policies amid Covid-19

Go urges financial institutions to ease policies amid Covid-19By Jose Cielito Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Thursday called on both public and private financial institutions to relax their policies on loans while the country continues to grapple with the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. “I am appealing to all … Continue reading