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COVID-19 cases in Manila increase to 50

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases increased to 50 in Manila as of March 28, with fatalities reaching six, according to the Manila Health Department. There were also 192 persons under investigation in the city as of 5 p.m. on Saturday. The numb...

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Navotas training center to house frontliners

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Navotas City has provided accommodation to the city’s health workers. The city has repurposed the NAVOTAAS Institute Annex II in Brgy. Daanghari as temporary shelter for doctors, nurses and staff of the Navotas City Hospital who are livin...

Mandaluyong to deliver food packs to house renters

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Mandaluyong City will deliver food bags to house renters during the enhanced community quarantine period, according to Mayor Carmelita Abalos. “Gagawin po namin ngayon, since alam na namin ang figures, mabibigyan na po kayo. Pipilitin ko hangg...

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LGUs allowed to use 20% of dev’t fund for virus response

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The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said local government units (LGUs) can tap 20 percent of their development fund to undertake critical, urgent, and appropriate measures to contain the spread of coronavirus in their areas. DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said his ...

PNP prohibits barangay checkpoints at national roads

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The Joint Task Force Corona Virus Shield (JTF CV Shield) reminded all police units to ensure that no barangay checkpoints would be set up along national highways and provincial roads across the country. JTF CV Shield commander Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said Department of the Interior and Local Gov...

Navotas eyes odd-even scheme for market hours

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Navotas City plans to implement a number coding scheme for market hours. Holders of home quarantine passes with numbers ending in odd numbers — or 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9 — will be allowed to go to the market between 5 a.m. to 11 a.m., the Navotas Public Information Office (PIO) s...

Shelter for Quezon City homeless shut down

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A popsicle shop in Barangay East Kamias, Quezon City, which was converted into a homeless shelter, was shut down by barangay officials for allegedly violating quarantine rules. Barangay police officer Julio Sevilla said the Popburri cafe was ordered to close down because it was not able to imp...

DILG warns barangays charging fees for quarantine passes

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The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) vowed to go after abusive local government unit (LGU) and barangay officials who are taking advantage of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to raise funds or for personal gain. DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that if proven t...

Mandaluyong to deliver food aid to PUIs, PUMs  

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Persons under investigation (PUI) and persons under monitoring (PUM) will receive food assistance from Mandaluyong City. Mandaluyong Mayor Menchie Abalos made the assurance in a television interview.   Abalos said they will be delivering the food packs to the houses of PUIs and PUMs in the cit...

Malabon releases budget to needy residents

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Malabon City released financial to help its 21 barangays to ensure that all residents, especially those who do not temporarily have a job, will not go hungry during the period of the enhanced community quarantine that is imposed on mainland Luzon. Malabon City Public Information Office chief Bong P...

DILG asks barangay officials to tap resources to help residents

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The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) asked barangay officials to utilize all their available resources to alleviate the plight of their constituents. “Tinatawagan  natin all barangays, lalo na  mga kapitan, gamitin niyo ang resources niyo. Lahat ng mga sasakyan...

Manila to recognize ‘cleanest and greenest’ barangays

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Manila has launched a search for the “cleanest and greenest” barangay in every district of the nation’s capital, according to Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso. According to the search mechanics Domagoso shared, the winning barangays will each be given a cash pr...

Duterte postpones 2020 barangay elections

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President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law a measure postponing the barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) elections scheduled in May 2020. Duterte signed Republic Act (RA) 11462 or the Postponement of the 2020 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections Act during a ceremonial ...

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