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Expert warns netizens about Faceapp 

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A data privacy expert advised netizens to weigh the benefits against the risks of using photo editing application Faceapp. Launched in 2017, the app allows its users to transform into older versions of themselves or change their features to look lik...

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Duterte asks Congress to continue support for recovery

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President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday is wooing the support of lawmakers to ensure the country’s quick recovery from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. This, after Duterte and his fellow Southeast Asian leaders had a “produc...

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DFA to bring home 37,000 OFWs 

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) plans to bring home 37,660 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) stranded in various countries in the next three to four weeks amid the coronavirus pandemic, an official said on Friday. During a hearing of the...

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Medical schools allowed to admit students sans NMAT 

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The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) allowed medical schools to admit students who have not taken the National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) following the test postponement. The CHED said this is subject to the medical schools’ regular admission requirements and only for Academic Year 20...

Private schools register lower enrollment 

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The economic setback brought by the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the lower turnout of enrollees in private schools to public schools, according to Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones. Data from DepEd show that as of July 1, there are 15,887,467 learners enrolled in publ...

Gov't plans P17-b subsidy for public transport 

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The Duterte administration’s economic team recommended a P17-billion subsidy program for public transport amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. In a virtual presser on Tuesday, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque bared the fund will be used to assist critically impacted workers ...

Most LGUs yet to liquidate financial aid 

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Only 15 percent of funds given to local government units to support their measures against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been liquidated as of June 25, according to President Rodrigo Duterte. Under the Bayanihan Act, the president can discontinue programs, projects, or a...

Duterte asks NAIA to have more passenger seats 

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President Rodrigo Duterte asked Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade to remove some restaurants at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to make room for more seats for passengers. In a public address, Duterte said the thought of passengers standing while waiting for their flights has bee...

Swine flu has pandemic potential 

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The Philippines is preparing for the reported new type of swine flu from China, which has the capability to trigger a pandemic, according to a top official of the Department of Agriculture (DA). “The DA-BAI (Bureau of Animal Industry) will host this week a technical meeting with the Philippin...

Luneta Park partially reopens 

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A part of Luneta Park is open to public starting July 1, but only for  jogging, walking, cycling, and tai chi, and for a limited time. In a Facebook post, the National Park Development Committee said only the Promenade area is open for exercise from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. while the other areas remai...

BSP governor cites ICT reforms

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Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno highlighted the need for reforms in the country’s information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure to help in the government’s post-Covid-19 programs. In a speech during the Manila Times online forum Monday, Diokno ...

Makati shuts down Skye Bar 

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Makati City's Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) shut down the Skye Bar in Barangay Bel-Air following the apprehension of more than 100 persons for violating social distancing. Personnel of the Makati City BPLO went to Skye Bar to attach the closure order on the door of the bar. The ...

7,000 public schools to get free Internet

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The Department of Education (DepEd) is in the process of procuring internet connection for 7,000 public schools as the government seeks to implement distance learning in the upcoming school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In his report to Congress on Monday, President Rodrigo Duterte said the De...

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