covid 19 / Philippines

PH not only country under lockdown: Duterte

By Azer Parrocha   File photo MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Amid criticisms over his decision to place Metro Manila and four nearby provinces under the strictest quarantine status anew, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said the Philippines is not the only country under a lockdown. Speaking in a pre-recorded public address, Duterte said many countries including … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

‘NCR +’ under ECQ March 29 to April 4

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte ordered another week of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), the strictest quarantine status, in Metro Manila and its nearby provinces from March 29 to April 4, Malacañang announced on Saturday. Duterte made the decision following the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management … Continue reading