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Muntinlupa reimposes liquor ban, stricter curfew amid MECQ

THE Muntinlupa government reimposed a liquor ban and stricter curfew to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the city under a modified ECQ (MECQ). Majority Floor Leader Raul Corro of the Muntinlupa City Council said an ordinance was passed prohibiting the sale, delivery, and consumption of alcoholic beverages outside of residence. […].....»»

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Angkas, Covid Task Force team up to transport frontliners

WITH limited mass transportation, Angkas, a motorcycle ride-hailing service, partnered with the National Task Force COVID-19 and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to provide free rides to medical frontliners in select hospitals. Based on the agreement between the JTF Covid Shield and Angkas Group, its 1,000 riders would bring the frontliners assigned at the Philippine […].....»»

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Duterte forms task force to probe PhilHealth mess

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte ordered the creation of a task force that would investigate issues of corruption surrounding the Philippine Health Insurance Corp (PhilHealth), his spokesman said on Friday. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said the task force, to be led by the Department of Justice (DoJ), would  be authorized to issue preventive suspensions against those […].....»»

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Japan donates Avigan, anti-flu drug, for trial on PH Covid patients

THE Japanese Embassy announced that the Philippines has been supplied with its anti-flu drug Avigan for use in the clinical trial of 100 Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients in the country. In a statement, the embassy said that it has given the tablets to the Department of Health as part of its emergency grant aid […].....»»

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2 more Filipinos die in Beirut blast, 31 injured — DFA

TWO more Filipinos died in the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Friday. The latest toll brings the number of deaths to four with 31 injured, the DFA said. “We are saddened by the latest turn of developments. The higher figure comes as our Embassy personnel work to ascertain […].....»»

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Virus cases in Manila breach 5,000 mark

THE number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the city of Manila has reached 5,092 after reporting 83 new cases, the city government announced on Friday. The latest case bulletin from the Manila Health Department (MHD) reported that the total number of active cases of the city has reached 1,309 in a span of […].....»»

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Manila opens 13th quarantine facility in Quiapo

THE Manila government on Friday opened its 13th quarantine facility in Quiapo that would accommodate suspected and probable carriers of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso attended the opening of the new quarantine facility at the Manuel L. Quezon University on Fr. Hidalgo St. on Friday morning. “It’s a good thing […].....»»

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DoH downplays PH tag as Covid ‘epicenter’ in Southeast Asia

THE Department of Health downplayed reports that the Philippines was now the epicenter of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Southeast Asia. READ: PH now Covid epicenter in Southeast Asia Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the public should be cautious in comparing the numbers with other countries, as the Philippines’ response was different from […].....»»

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Fashion and music, activism and politics

Vogue UK spotlights Black activists, social change LONDON: Editor-in-chief Edward Enninful, who is Black, said he wanted the British Vogue’s issue to be a “rallying cry for the future.” He said 2020 is a “moment of necessary change,” and that focusing on activism was a “no brainer.” The cover features Manchester United player Marcus Rashford, […].....»»

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‘Love Life with Kris’ might not preem on schedule

It was indeed exciting news in showbiz when erstwhile Queen of All Media Kris Aquino announced early July she was returning to television within the month. Shortly after, however, the ever-controversial personality kept quiet on social media for many weeks as buzz grew louder that TV5 seems to have changed its mind in giving her […].....»»

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Technological Institute of the Philippines’ Notice of Stockholders’ Annual Meeting

The Technological Institute of the Philippines (T.I.P.) will hold its Annual Stockholders’ Meeting and Election of the Members of the Board of Trustees on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Ground Floor Executive Office, Building 1, T.I.P. Quezon City. Board Secretary.....»»

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‘Security a priority as firms shift to teleworking’

Security has become a priority for companies as they move to a “teleworking” environment amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a cybersecurity company official. During The Manila Times Digital Transformation: Innovating and Adapting amid Challenges online forum on Thursday, Fortinet Philippines Country Manager Louie Castañeda said prioritizing security was something “companies need to take a […].....»»

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ATLAS CONSOLIDATED MINING AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ANNOUNCES 2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS

Notice is hereby given that Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation (AT or the Corporation) will conduct its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders for 2020 (“AGM” or the “Meeting”) virtually on 24 August 2020 at 2:00 p.m. with the proceedings livestreamed and voting conducted in absentia through the Corporation’s secure online voting facility, for the […].....»»

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Govt external financing exceeds $8B in Jan-June

The government’s external financing has surpassed $8 billion in the first half of 2020, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) revealed on Friday. Data provided by BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno showed that the government’s foreign loan proceeds reached $8.203 billion (over P403 billion) in January to June. Of the amount, $3.672 billion were commercial borrowings, […].....»»

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Bulacan family of 7 Covid positive

BULACAN: A family of seven, including three minors — 3, 7 and 9 years old — and a girl (age unknown), who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), has been isolated and quarantined at home in Barangay Borol 1st in Balagtas town in this province. The other members of the family were identified […].....»»

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Frontliners urge govt: Go back to ECQ

MORE than 40 medical societies in the country, led by the Philippine Medical Association, called on the government to go back to a two-week enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila, as cases of Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) continue to rise. In an open letter, Dr.Jose Santiago, PMA President, has asked President Rodrigo Duterte, National Task […].....»»

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Palace rejects frontliners’ call for ‘timeout’

MALACAÑANG on Saturday rejected the medical community’s call to return Metro Manila to enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) while the country recalibrated its strategies against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. In a statement, Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. acknowledged that the present general community quarantine (GCQ) classification over Metro Manila has been a subject of […].....»»

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FINDING A WAY OUT

FINDING A WAY OUT.....»»

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FOLLOWING THEIR FAITH

FOLLOWING THEIR FAITH.....»»

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NO LONE RANGER

NO LONE RANGER.....»»

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