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Agriculture Secretary William Dar (3rd from left), with Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez (left), visit the vegetable section of the Farmers Market in Araneta Center, Quezon City to monitor the prices and supplies of food and other basic commodities / PNA

DA transports Benguet vegetables to NCR

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The Department of Agriculture (DA) transported vegetables directly from Benguet to Metro Manila markets after farmers were forced to throw rotten farm products due to lack of buyers. DA-Cordillera regional executive director Cameron Odsey said ...

Bagong Silang in Caloocan placed under extreme quarantine

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Caloocan City will place about 246,000 residents of Barangay Bagong Silang, the country’s most populous barangay, under extreme enhanced community quarantine (EECQ) on March 29, after the city government recorded three confirmed cases of corona...

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CBCP allows cremation of coronavirus fatalities

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The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said it allows the cremation of the dead amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Rev. Fr. Jerome Secillano, executive secretary of the CBCP Permanent Committee...

Makati articles

Makati reports 2 new virus cases

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Makati City confirmed two new cases of coronavirus disease 2019, bringing the total in the city to 47. The number of persons under investigation (PUIs), meantime, also went up to 415. The city government said they currently have 231 persons under monitoring (PUMs). However, the number or...

Makati to advance cash gift to senior citizens

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Makati Mayor Abby Binay said the city will release the mid-year cash gift to around 78,262 senior citizens under the Blu Card program starting April 1, along with food packs to be delivered directly to their homes. The mayor said the city government has decided to give the cash gift ahead of the us...

Makati deploys mobile market

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Makati City has deployed “Makati Mart” in strategic locations around the city to sell fresh produce such as eggs and vegetables to residents during the enhanced community quarantine. Mayor Abigail Binay said the city government dispatched the mobile markets to ensure that people in Maka...

More than a quarter of Covid-19 patients at Makati Med recover

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The Makati Medical Center (MMC) reported than 25 percent to 30 percent of its coronavirus disease 2019 patients have recovered. MMC medical director Dr. Saturnino Javier said that the hospital sent home 29 out of 103 COVID-19 patients after they recovered and tested negative for the disease. &ldqu...

Makati delivers medicines to all residents

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Makati City delivered medicines to the city’s residents and extended financial aid and food packs to persons with disabilities (PWD). Mayor Abigail Binay said the direct delivery of medicines, previously enjoyed only by senior citizens aged 70 and older and bedridden residents, aims to e...

Makati gives cash, food to 2,000 Makati solo parents

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Makati City distributed P1,000 cash and food packs to more than 2 000 solo parents in the city to alleviate their plight during the enhanced community quarantine. Mayor Abigail “Abby” Binay said she ordered the inclusion of solo parents of the city as beneficiaries of financia...

Makati releases hotline for Covid-19 symptoms

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Makati City asked city residents not to leave their homes if they are feeling unwell and experiencing high fever, cough, colds and other symptoms of coronavirus disease. However, in a Facebook announcement, the city government said anyone suspecting they have symptoms of the virus can call hotline ...

Makati procures milk, fruits from farmers

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Makati City purchased fresh milk and fruits from farmers for distribution to city residents. This was announced by the city government on their official Facebook page Wednesday night. But because of the limited supply, the Makati LGU said the residents who will first message them their names, addr...

Makati advises residents to practice ‘Otso-Otso’ cleaning habit

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Makati City Mayor Abigail “Abby” Binay advised her constituents to do the “Otso-Otso” cleaning habit at  home to stop the spread of COVID-19. “Mayroon po tayong gustong ipauso sa lahat ng mga taga-Makati. Ang tawag po natin ay ‘Otso Otso.’ Hi...

Makati isolation facility ready to accommodate COVID-19 PUIs

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Makati Mayor Abby Binay said on Wednesday that the Makati Friendship Suites in Barangay Cembo is now ready to serve as an isolation facility for persons under investigation (PUI) or those who have exhibited symptoms of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).   Mayor Abby said three buildings, whic...

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