Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said yesterday that face-to-face classes may be considered in areas where there is a low number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases or with minimal risk. In a television interview, Duque said reassessment of places
Malacañang said yesterday that restrictions are still “tight” despite the reopening of the economy, including the decision to allow minors to enter shopping malls as long as they are accompanied by their parents. In a Palace press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson
The country’s manufacturing sector was nearing stable conditions in November, IHS Markit Philippines Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) survey reported yesterday. Domestic manufacturing PMI last month improved to 49.9 from a 48.5 score in October. Indices above 50 show increased
Courts throughout the country will implement a four-day workweek starting today, in compliance with a circular issued by Supreme Court Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta on Nov. 24. Under the guidelines, all courts would observe a 10-hour workday, from 7:30 a.m.
Government borrowings in the first 10 months of the year jumped by 214.45 percent year-on-year primarily due to requirements to address the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) data showed total borrowings, as of end-October this year,
Lawmakers at the House of Representatives yesterday sought to augment the funding of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) for next year by an additional P5 billion to finance a mega farm project for farmer-beneficiaries.
Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia, who heads the Bacolod City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Task Force, met online with barangay captains, barangay health emergency response teams, and Bacolod City Police Office station commanders for a continuing orientation on the process and flow of swab tests, a press release from City Hall said.
“We see the world suffering, but still, we get married and have children. That is love”
Bacolod Rep. Greg Gasataya has requested the secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development for additional assistance for Bacolod City which has been placed under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) from September 8 to 30.