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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

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4 elderly patients recover from Covid-19: DOH

4 elderly patients recover from Covid-19: DOHBy Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Four of the five patients who recently recovered from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) were senior citizens, the Department of Health (DOH) reported on Saturday. “Today, DOH announces five new recoveries (four elderly, one of which is a severe case). … Continue reading

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Gov’t workers assured of pay during community quarantine

Gov’t workers assured of pay during community quarantineBy Joann Villanueva MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Government workers, both regular and job orders (JOs), will receive their salaries during the enhanced community quarantine which was declared over mainland Luzon from March 17 to April 12, 2020. The same goes for contractors that have projects with the … Continue reading

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Senators back declaration of state of calamity amid Covid-19

Senators back declaration of state of calamity amid Covid-19By Jose Cielito Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Three senators on Wednesday welcomed the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to place the country under a state of calamity, saying such move is necessary to allow both national and local governments to utilize their respective calamity and … Continue reading