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Employees of Angel’s Burger undergo rapid testing 

account_balanceMarikina access_time5 days ago

Employees of Angel's Burger in Marikina City were subjected to enhanced targeted testing on July 7, as the local government seeks to ensure that workplaces in the city are free from the new coronavirus. At least 350 employees of Angel’s Bu...

DFA to reopen Aseana office

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said two consular offices will resume services after finishing its disinfection procedures. In a Laging Handa briefing, DFA Undersecretary Brigido Dulay said its offices in Aseana and Alabang will return to op...

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QCU allots P209 million for blended learning 

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Quezon City approved a budget of P209 million for Quezon City University’s (QCU)  development of blended learning system as the country’s education system adapts to the new normal. Mayor Joy Belmonte, who is also the chairperson of ...

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Coconut tree eyed as source of ethyl alcohol 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 10, 2020 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

The coconut tree can be a source of ethyl alcohol for sanitizers and disinfectants.  This, after lawyer Anthony C. Manguiat, President of Philippine Craft Distillers, Inc. (PCDI),  presented to Philippine  Coconut  Authority  (PCA)  Administrator  Benjamin  R...

Manila opens own testing lab in Sta. Ana 

chrome_reader_modeJune 26, 2020 loyalty account_circleGab dela Cruz

The Sta. Ana Hospital's coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) testing laboratory opened on Thursday as the Department of Health (DOH) issued its license to operate (LTO), to increase the capability of the city of Manila for expanded testing. Sta. Ana Hospital Director Dr. Grace Padilla went to th...

DENR designates 30 heritage trees 

chrome_reader_modeJune 24, 2020 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

Thirty “heritage trees” have withstood the passing of time and witnessed the urban transformation of Metro Manila,” according to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-National Capital Region (DENR-NCR). They are particularly chosen by the DENR regional office followi...

Artist designs horror-inspired face masks 

chrome_reader_modeJune 19, 2020 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Prosthetics specialist Rene Abelardo, 50, has discovered an appetite for the hand-made, horror-inspired masks that he initially created for fun. With help from friends, Abelardo has sold dozens of the molded masks, from monsters and zombies to the devil and the Joker. He is now receiving hundr...

Malabon sets up quarantine facility 

chrome_reader_modeJune 08, 2020 loyalty account_circleGab dela Cruz

Malabon City is building a quarantine facility to accommodate suspected and probable coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients. Mayor Antolin Oreta 3rd thanked Accord Inc. and the United Architects of the Philippines for partnering with the city government in setting up the quarantine facility a...

Taguig maintains 5.8-km bike lane

chrome_reader_modeJune 06, 2020 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

Taguig City vowed to maintain the accessibility of the 5.8-kilometer bike lane along the Laguna Lake Highway to provide workers an alternative mode of transportation during the community quarantine. The city government ensured that the protected bike lane is clean and repainted as part of its compr...

84% of Filipinos support lockdown 

chrome_reader_modeJune 04, 2020 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

More than 84 percent of Filipinos believe that the quarantine measures, which strictly required people to stay at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, is worth it to prevent COVID-19 transmission, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The SWS poll, conducted on May 4 to 10, also rev...

Muntinlupa deploys shuttle service for commuters 

chrome_reader_modeJune 03, 2020 loyalty account_circleAmihan Reyes

To help out many commuters left stranded by the ban on public transport during the general community quarantine, the local government of Muntinlupa deploys shuttle services to ferry them along the city’s National Road. Mayor Jaime Fresnedi inspected city buses to be mobilized on Tuesday toget...

Most Filipinos observe social distancing 

chrome_reader_modeMay 25, 2020 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

Results of a survey by Social Weather Stations (SWS) show that at least 64 percent of Filipinos always observe social distancing amid the pandemic. The SWS survey, conducted during May 4 to 10 thru mobile phone poll with 4,010 respondents aged 15 and above, also shows that 19 percent ...

Manila offers free use of online payment system 

chrome_reader_modeMay 23, 2020 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso is offering for Manila's online tax payment system for the use of other local government units to lessen their physical transactions with their constituents. “Ako po ay nananawagan sa lahat ng mayor sa buong Pilipinas, municipal o city, k...

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