Checkpoints ensure quarantine

Checkpoints ensure quarantine By: Alvin Murcia Tribune.net.ph / 1:00 AM March 26, 2020 Retrieved MArch 26, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/26/checkpoints-ensure-quarantine/ Justice Undersecretary and spokesman Markk Perete yesterday said the order for all barangay checkpoints to be placed under the supervision of the Philippine National Police (PNP) is to attain maximum result on the quarantine order for all … Continue reading

Shabu seized from curfew violators

Shabu seized from curfew violators By: Michelle R. Guillang Tribune.net.ph / 3:30 Am March 28, 2020 Retrieved March 28, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/28/shabu-seized-from-curfew-violators/ Two men initially arrested in Taguig City for violating the curfew are now facing more serious criminal offenses after they yielded thousands of pesos worth of illegal drugs on Thursday. Police identified the suspects … Continue reading

P275B additional budget vs Covid-19

P275B additional budget vs Covid-19 By: TDT Tribune.net.ph / 7:07 AM March 28, 2020 Retrieved March 28, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/28/p275b-additional-budget-vs-covid-19/ The government is in the process of raising some P275 billion as additional budget from savings realignments in the Executive branch to be used in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic that has … Continue reading

Lacson urges COVID-19 positives to disclose identities

Lacson urges COVID-19 positives to disclose identities By: Keith A. Calayag Tribune.net.ph / 3:01 PM March 28, 2020 Retrieved March 28, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/28/lacson-urges-covid-19-positives-to-disclose-identities/ Senator Panfilo Lacson on Saturday appealed to those who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to voluntarily disclose their identities to the public to stop the spread of the virus. … Continue reading

DSWD to beef up 4Ps cash grant

DSWD to beef up 4Ps cash grant By: Elmer N. Manuel Tribune.net.ph / 4:20 PM March 28, 2020 Retrieved March 28, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/28/dswd-to-beef-up-4ps-cash-grant/ The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced on Saturday that it will top up the existing subsidies of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) to reach the required P5,000 to P8,000 … Continue reading

Lawyer nabbed for outing COVID patients’

Lawyer nabbed for outing COVID patients’ By: infoConcept News Central Tribune.net.ph / 12:45 AM March 29, 2020 Retrieved March 29, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/29/lawyer-nabbed-for-outing-covid-patients-info/ A Cebu lawyer was arrested on Saturday to face multiple criminal charges for allegedly posting on his Facebook account a purported list of patients afflicted with the dreaded coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The … Continue reading

DoH says sorry for P500 volunteers’ allowance

DoH says sorry for P500 volunteers’ allowance By: TDT Tribune.net.ph / 3:21 PM March 29, 2020 Retrieved March 29, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/29/doh-says-sorry-for-p500-volunteers-allowance/ The Department of Health (DoH) on Saturday vowed to increase the P500 daily allowance it gives to volunteer doctors and other health workers once Congress passed a COVID-19 response package. In a tele-press conference, … Continue reading

Noveleta mayor, 2 others sued for causing Covid scare

Noveleta mayor, 2 others sued for causing Covid scare By: TDT Tribune.net.ph / 7:53 PM March 29, 2020 Retrieved MArch 29, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/29/pnp-sues-cavite-mayor-2-others-for-causing-covid-scare/ The Philippine National Police Regional Anti-Cybercrime Unit (RACU) in Region IV-A (Calabarzon), acting on the complaint of the Local Government of Cavite City, filed criminal charges on Friday against a local executive … Continue reading

Garin to LGU: Buy veggies from farmers

Garin to LGU: Buy veggies from farmers By: Keith A. Calayag Tribune.net.ph / 2:16 Pm March 30, 2020 Retrieved March 30, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/30/garin-to-lgu-buy-veggies-from-farmers/ House Committee on Economic Affairs Chairperson and AAMBIS-OWA Partylist Rep. Sharon Garin has urged local government units (LGU) to directly buy crops from farmers and include it in the food packs being … Continue reading

Suspension of nurse deployment abroad urged

Suspension of nurse deployment abroad urged By: Keith A. Calayag Tribune.net.ph / 3:04 PM March 30, 2020 Retrieved March 30, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/30/suspension-of-nurse-deployment-abroad-urged/ Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez has urged Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to suspend the deployment of Filipino nurses abroad while the country is facing COVID-19 pandemic. “We need our healthcare personnel … Continue reading

House awaits Palace report on ‘Bayanihan Act’ implementation

House awaits Palace report on ‘Bayanihan Act’ implementation By: Keith A. Calayag Tribune.net.ph / 4:08 PM March 30, 2020 Retrieved March 30, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/30/house-awaits-palace-report-on-bayanihan-act-implementation/ The House of Representatives on Monday said that it is still waiting for Malacanang’s first report on the implementation of the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act” which gives President Rodrigo … Continue reading

Duterte to address nation amid COVID-19 outbreak

Duterte to address nation amid COVID-19 outbreak By: Francis Wakefield Tribune.net.ph / 4:17 PM March 30, 2020 Retrieved March 30, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/30/duterte-to-address-nation-amid-covid-19-outbreak/ President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to address the nation later today as the country continues its efforts to defeat the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, according to Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo. In a … Continue reading

Senators to Executive, LGUs: Release cash aid now

Senators to Executive, LGUs: Release cash aid now By: Hananeel Bordey Tribune.net.ph / 4:30 PM March 30, 2020 Retrived March 30, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/30/senators-to-executive-lgus-release-cash-aid-now/ Two senators called on the Executive department and the local government units for the immediate release of cash grants that will fulfill the aim of the Bayanihan To Heal As One Act. … Continue reading

WATCH HPNP intensifies crackdown vs hoarders

WATCH HPNP intensifies crackdown vs hoarders By: Kristina Maralit Tribune.net.ph / 4:59 PM March 30, 2020 Retrieved March 30, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/30/pnp-intensifies-crackdown-vs-hoarders/ There is no letup in the Philippine National Police’s crackdown on hoarders and profiteers taking advantage of the current health emergency as elements of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) collared two more … Continue reading

Seniors, pregnant women subsidy coverage pushed

Seniors, pregnant women subsidy coverage pushed By: Keith A. Calayag Tribune.net.ph / 3:00 PM March 29, 2020 Retrieved March 29, 2020 https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/03/29/seniors-pregnant-women-subsidy-coverage-pushed/ House Committee on Ways and Means chairman and Albay Rep. Joey Salceda has asked the government to expand the coverage of the emergency subsidy program under the Bayanihan Act of 2020 to include … Continue reading

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