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Tagle grateful for prayers for fast Covid-19 recovery

Tagle grateful for prayers for fast Covid-19 recovery By Ferdinand Patinio   Manila Archbishop Emeritus Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle. (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Former Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Saturday thanked those who offered prayers for his immediate recovery from coronavirus disease (Covid-19). In his message during the just concluded 2020 Catholic Educational … Continue reading

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Robredo ‘blind and deaf’ to periodic assessment of pandemic

Robredo ‘blind and deaf’ to periodic assessment of pandemic By Azer Parrocha   Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque and Vice President Leni Robredo MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The national government is already making periodic assessments of the country’s fight against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), Malacañang said Monday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this comment after Vice President Leni … Continue reading

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TWG to craft training guidelines for collegiate sports

TWG to craft training guidelines for collegiate sports By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   File photo MANILA — The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) will lead the way in setting up the return of collegiate sports teams to practice amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic In an online press conference on Monday, CHED chairman Prospero de Vera 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

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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