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Isko wants pubic cooperation in fight vs. Covid-19 

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The fight against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) will only be successful through everyone's cooperation, top local and national government officials said on Friday. At the launch of Manila city’s 13th quarantine facility at the Manuel ...

Muntinlupa imposes liquor ban 

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In a bid to slow down the transmission of Covid-19 in the city, Muntinlupa City will enforce a liquor ban during all levels of community quarantine and stricter home quarantine pass system. Mayor Jaime Fresnedi approved City Ordinance 2020-111 ...

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Brooks Koepka stays in the hunt

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Brooks Koepka looks ready to make another run at history after shooting a four-under-par 66 in the opening round of the PGA Championship on Thursday. The 30-year-old American is trying to become just the second ever and first in almost 100 years to ...

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57,000 families flee homes amid 'Tisoy' onslaught

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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said some 57,918 families or 225,768 individuals across four regions fled their homes to different evacuation centers.

In the agency's 8 a.m. update Tuesday signed and released by NDRRMC executive director Ricardo Jalad, pre-emptive evacuations were conducted in Bicol Region, Eastern Visayas, Calabarzon and Mimaropa.

The NDRRMC also reported that a total of 6,557 passengers, 1,506 rolling cargoes, 138 vessels, and 66 motorbancas were reported stranded in different ports nationwide.

Also, the agency reported that a total of 22 houses were damaged in Region V and the Cordillera Administrative Region, of which 13 were fully damaged and nine partially damaged.

As of this posting, the NDRRMC Operations Center in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City remains on "blue alert" status and is continuously monitoring the developments caused by the weather disturbance. 

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