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2,747 new infections, active cases now 63K: DOH

2,747 new infections, active cases now 63K: DOH By Marita Moaje   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday reported 2,747 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases, bringing the total tally of active cases in the country to 63,066. Of the newly reported cases, the National Capital Region (NCR) recorded the most number … Continue reading

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Metro Manila Subway to push thru despite delays due to Covid-19

Metro Manila Subway to push thru despite delays due to Covid-19 By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz   TUNNEL BORING MACHINE. A tunnel boring machine manufactured in Japan by the joint venture of Shimizue-Fujita-Takenaka-EEI, in collaboration with JIM Technology Corporation, during an unveiling ceremony on Friday (Sept. 4, 2020). The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said despite delays cause … Continue reading

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Ex-Manila mayor Alfredo Lim dies of Covid-19

Ex-Manila mayor Alfredo Lim dies of Covid-19 By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   Former Manila mayor Alfredo Lim  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim has succumbed to coronavirus disease (Covid-19), his grandson announced on Saturday.  The death of Lim, 90, was confirmed by his grandson, Paul dela Cruz, in a Facebook post. Dela Cruz bade … 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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PRRD to businessmen: Be assertive vs. corrupt officials

PRRD to businessmen: Be assertive vs. corrupt officials By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged Chinese Filipino businessmen to be assertive when they encounter corrupt government officials. “All that I ask of you is be assertive and do not surrender to the threats and the intimidations that you … Continue reading

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Duterte presence in Emperor’s enthronement to boost PH-Japan ties

Duterte presence in Emperor’s enthronement to boost PH-Japan ties By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA  (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte’s attendance to the enthronement rites for Japanese Emperor Naruhito will further enhance the relations between Manila and Tokyo, Malacañang said on Tuesday. “The Philippine Government and the Filipino nation join the people of Japan … Continue reading