A micro-financing program, worth P157 million, was initiated by Coca-Cola Philippines to help community-based businesses, like sari-sari stores and carinderia, to restart their operations after being affected by the coronavirus disease pandemic and the community quarantine.
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez clarified yesterday that online barter for personal transaction is not illegal.
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez is encouraging local government units (LGUs) that are implementing curfew in their areas amid the community quarantine to start curfew hours at midnight so restaurants and fast-food chains could operate for longer hours.
A suspected member of the New People’s Army, who is facing arson charges, was apprehended yesterday by combined police and Army troops in Brgy. Mabini, Escalante City, Negros Occidental by virtue of an arrest warrant issued by San Carlos Regional Trial Court Judge Kathrine Go.
Two civilians died after they were reported to have been ambushed yesterday by unidentified armed suspects in Sitio Mandi-e, Brgy. Magsaysay, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental.
Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Bambol Tolentino said Tuesday that the Philippines is ready to be a standby host for the Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in the future. Tolentino said during the online Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum that
Eleven houses in Barangay 18 in Bacolod City were placed under lockdown Monday after a female teacher from a private school tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19).