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138,000 Pasig students to receive learning devices 

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Pasig City will provide 138,000 learning devices such as tablets and laptops to public school students in the city in support of the distance learning approach of the Department of Education (DepEd) for the next school year. This was announced by Ma...

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NBA honors the memory of Kobe Bryant 

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NBA 2K21 is releasing a third cover and special edition to honor late Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant. 2K Sports announced Damian Lillard of the Trail Blazers and Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson as the featured athletes on two of the game covers...

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DITO sticks with March 2021 commercial launch 

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DITO Telecommunity is sticking with the commercial launch in March 2021 despite delays in its technical audit originally set this month. The technical audit, originally scheduled on July 8 has been "pushed back", its consortium member Chel...

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Project ARK tests over 4,000 persons

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Project ARK, an initiative of Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion, screened 4,150 persons in a rollout across Las Piñas, Makati, Muntinlupa and Taguig as part of a broad-based effort to offer community-level visibility of COVID-19 infection rates. ...

600 Filipino patients join clinical trials for virust treatment 

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Nearly 600 patients in the Philippines have enrolled in tho World Health Organization’s clinical trials for possible COVID-19 treatments, according to the Department of Health. The DOH released the information as two of the Solidarity Trial tracks were discontinued because the drugs were deem...

Videoke sessions blamed for jump in virus cases 

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte asked barangays in the city to strictly enforce quarantine protocols after discovering that birthday parties and videoke sessions caused the recent rise in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases. According to Belmonte, “most of the causes for the spread of CO...

Covid-19 cases jump 1,531 on July 3

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 The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections reached 40,336 on July 3, with 1,531 new cases recorded. In its daily Covid-19 bulletin, the Department of Health said that of the 1,531 new cases, 688 were "fresh" or those who received their test results within the last ...

NAIA receives 2,000 new chairs

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The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) received 2,000 chairs on Thursday for distribution at Terminals 2 and 3. Consuelo Bungag, Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) Public Affairs Department's officer-in-charge, told the Philippine News Agency that MIAA purchased these cha...

Meralco suspends disconnections until September

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Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is suspending disconnection activities until the end of September, which it earlier announced will only be until August 31. This was announced by Meralco president and CEO Ray Espinosa during the House committee on energy hearing on the power distributor’s allege...

UN official slams anti-terror bill 

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Sen. Panfilo Lacson criticized a United Nations official who advocated against his Anti-Terror Bill, alleging that the body's Commissioner for Human Rights did not read the actual measure. Earlier this week, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet urged President Rodrigo Duterte...

Gov't allows more people in churches

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The government's pandemic task force approved the further easing of coronavirus restrictions on religious gatherings in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ), Malacañang said Friday. Religious gatherings with attendance of up to 10 percent of a venue's capacity will be allow...

QC readies stimulus package for small businesses

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Quezon City issued the guidelines for the grant of stimulus package for small businesses affected by the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. The city's Local Economic Investment Promotions Office (LEIPO) is offering a stimulus package from PHP100,000 to PHP500,000, depending on the number ...

Solon proposes virtual marriages 

chrome_reader_modeJuly 02, 2020 loyalty account_circleSarah Lim

Kabayan part-list Rep. Ron Salo has filed a bill seeking to allow virtual marriages in the country. House Bill 7042 seeks to amend Articles 2, 3, 6 and 10 of the Family Code of the Philippines. Salo said the marriage ceremony’s essence “is the personal appearance of the parties before ...

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