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QC taps citizens in reporting erring establishments 

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To avoid a spike in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) with the impending opening of the economy and enforcement of relaxed quarantine guidelines, the Quezon City government plans to elicit the cooperation of its citizens in reporting establishments...

Manila allows churches to increase seating capacity 

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Churchgoers from different religions expressed gratitude after seating capacity inside churches, mosques, and chapels in the city of Manila was raised to 30 percent from the previous 10 percent, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. ...

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New Malabon police chief appointed

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10 million families receive DSWD assistance

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DWSD) said 10 million families have receive assistance under the first tranche of the Social Amelioration Program for those affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

According to the data presented during the meeting of the House Defeat Covid-19 Committee on Friday, a total of 10,135,634 families, out of the 18 million target beneficiaries, had received financial assistance as of April 30. A total of P53.8 billion have been distributed from the P100-billion budget allocated for the first tranche of the emergency subsidy.

A total of P16.3 billion had been distributed to 3.7 million families under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, P37.1 billion to 6.3 million low-income households and P323 million to over 40,000 families from the transportation sector.

The Bayanihan to Heal as One Act prescribes an emergency relief of P5,000 to P8,000 each for low-income families affected by the Covid-19 crisis and the government-implemented community quarantine.


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