President Rodrigo Duterte removed his mask at a meeting with health experts and members of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) Saturday (December 26).
The height of callousness and greed. This was how Sen. Panfilo Lacson described on Thursday the pattern of overpricing in the Department of Health’s purchase of medical equipment to address the COVID-19 threat.
A proposal by Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III to hire contact tracers en masse to curb the spread of COVID-19 got the full support of Sen. Panfilo Lacson.
Retired Police Sr. Supt. Wally Sombero has asked has asked the Supreme Court (SC) to grant him bail due to the threat of the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Senate may forego a looming investigation of the issues brought up against Health Secretary Francisco Duque III if he shows a marked improvement in his work in fighting the COVID-19 threat, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission may deserve a new motto for wanting to probe personalities having their own efforts to help those affected by the COVID-19 threat.
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta on Thursday (March 12) warned first and level courts against sharing fake news concerning the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Vice President Leni Robredo called on the government Thursday (March 12) to act swiftly to procure testing kits and clearly communicate the threat posed by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Senator Sonny Angara on Thursday expressed hope that the government is ready for the “worst” insofar as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak is concerned.
There is no pressing reason yet to place Metro Manila on lockdown amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) threat, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año said on Wednesday.
Deputy Speaker and 1-Pacman party-list Rep. Mikee Romero on Saturday revealed that airline companies are set to launch their respective local promotion campaigns to give Filipinos the chance to “see the world in the Philippines” notwithstanding the Covid-19 threat.
Like the scrapping of the Visiting Forces Agreement, the Philippine government’s travel ban on Taiwan – supposedly in the wake of the COVID-19 threat – may not necessarily be the the right call, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday.