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Pasig housing project to prioritize residents in ‘danger zones’ 

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Pasig City will prioritize informal settler residents living within “danger zones” for the city’s socialized housing project, Mayor Vico Sotto said. The mayor recently unveiled the proposed design for Pasig’s Socialized ...

Stranded NAIA passengers to receive food aid

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Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade assured stranded passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) that they will be taken care of and will be given regular food supply during their stay there. He personally visited NAIA on Wednesda...

Muntinlupa housing project under 24-hour curfew 

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A government housing project in Poblacion, Muntinlupa will be placed under a 24-hour curfew for 14 days amid an increase in the number of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the community.  Barangay Poblacion Chairman Allen Ampaya...

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Congressman proposes drive-thru grocery services

chrome_reader_modeJuly 09, 2020 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

A party-list lawmaker suggested establishing drive-through services and pickup points in all supermarkets nationwide to reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). ACT-CIS Rep. Nina Taduran said while physical distancing rules are enforced in these establishments, there ...

Govt' sees deeper economic contraction in Q2

chrome_reader_modeJuly 09, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Economic managers expect contraction to be deeper in the second quarter, but are keeping their 2 percent to 3.4 percent contraction projection for the whole 2020.   “It’s logical that the second quarter will be worse than the first quarter because that’s the peak of the lockdo...

Gov't lifts ban on bike back-riding for couples 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 09, 2020 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

Back-riding in motorcycles will be allowed for couples beginning July 10, according to Interior Secretary Eduardo Año. In a radio interview, Año said the measure was approved by the National Task Force for Covid-19. "Yes, simula bukas ay papayagan na natin yung back-ri...

USFDA authorizes marketing of IQOS as modified-risk tobacco product

chrome_reader_modeJuly 08, 2020 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the marketing of IQOS, Philip Morris International’s (PMI) electrically-heated tobacco system, as a modified risk tobacco product (MRTP).  In doing so, the US FDA found that an IQOS exposure modification order is appropriate to promote...

Metro Pacific Hospitals launch virtual consultation

chrome_reader_modeJuly 07, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings Inc. is stepping up efforts to find a “new normal” solution so that its member hospitals can resume full services to patients, while keeping hospital foot traffic to a safe minimum.  The group is introducing virtual consultation and other services li...

ABS-CBN fails to air some campaign ads of candidates

chrome_reader_modeJuly 07, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

ABS-CBN president and CEO Carlo Katigbak said the network was not able to air the political advertisements not only of President Rodrigo Duterte, but also of other candidates from various political parties during the campaign period of the 2016 elections. During the continuation of the House joint ...

Liquidity continues to grow in May 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 07, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Liquidity or roney supply continued to grow in May, indicating the effect of the continued monetary policy easing of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) amid the coronavirus pandemic. Preliminary data released by the central bank showed that the domestic liquidity (M3) grew by 16.6% to P13.7 tril...

Cebu Pacific offers promo for 2021 flights

chrome_reader_modeJuly 07, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific announced promotional fares for select domestic flights with travel dates next year for one-way base fare as low as P99. In an advisory, CebPac said the promo fare’s sale period will run from July 7 to 13, 2020 covering the travel period April 1 to June 30, 2021....

PLDT, De La Salle Lipa to enable e-learning 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 07, 2020 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

PLDT Enterprise, the B2B arm of the country’s leading ICT and digital services provider, recently turned over 665 units of pocket WiFi devices with Smart GIGA Study plans for the use of the Lasallian Associate Partners of De La Salle Lipa in Batangas. The SMART pocket WiFi devices will augmen...

Fuel marking program to continue

chrome_reader_modeJuly 07, 2020 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said the fuel marking program will continue this year.   Department of Finance (DOF) data showed that as of July 2, 2020, the government was able to mark about 9.3 billion liters of fuel since the program started in September 2019.   The top three com...

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