Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday the government would plan for an approximately month-long extension of a state of emergency declared over the coronavirus pandemic.
The government may reconsider its prior decision to allow religious gatherings in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ), Malacañang said Friday.
The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has allowed work gatherings and religious activities in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ).
The main union representing journalists in Britain is calling on the government to triple a tax on global tech giants to support the industry, as it faces fresh shocks from the coronavirus outbreak.
Speeding up mass testing is now the key for the government to assess and correctly respond to the COVID-19 situation in the Philippines, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
The country’s largest business organization, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), is urging the government to lay down clear blueprint on the partial resumption of businesses and economic activities.
The government is considering a “total lockdown” to help prevent coronavirus (Covid-19) from spreading, Malacañang said Thursday.
Extending the COVID19-triggered lockdown in Luzon could paralyze the manufacturing sector if proper measures are not taken, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
The government may implement a “limited lockdown” in Luzon when the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) expires on April 30, Malacañang said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday announced first steps in undoing coronavirus restrictions that have plunged the economy into a recession, with most shops allowed to open although schools must stay closed until May 4.
President Rodrigo Duterte wanted to drive home a point about the government exhausting all its resources just to save its people. Duterte went with a tried and tested Filipino proverb – Aanhin pa ang damo, kung patay na ang kabayo.
The White House on Monday said that talk of President Donald Trump wanting to fire the government’s top medical specialist in the coronavirus crisis, Anthony Fauci, was “ridiculous.”
There was no truth to the rumors circulating on social media that the government is set to extend the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) after April 30, according to the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on the coronavirus pandemic.
Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who is also the spokesperson of the Inter-Agency Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases, condemned on Monday the stoning of the house of a family infected with the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Iloilo town.
President Rodrigo Duterte blasts leftist critics: You are not the government!
18 million low-income families will be receiving cash aid from the government following President Duterte’s signing into law of RA 11469.
President Rodrigo Duterte again encouraged everyone to comply with the government’s stay-at-home orders to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Cielito Habito urged government to loosen its borrowing curbs to avert a “social upheaval” brought about millions of poor Filipinos with no money or food while forced to go in isolation due to the pandemic.
President Rodrigo Duterte believes that the coronavirus pandemic can wipe out all of the government’s money if the lockdown fails to contain the coronavirus.
President Rodrigo Duterte is not one to condemn fellow politikos for taking advantage of the government’s P200 billion effort to provide cash and food subsidies to indigent and “no work, no pay” Filipinos forced to stay home during the 30-day, Luzon-wide lockdown.
The government will launch today a RapidPass system to accelerate the checking of vehicles at checkpoints, according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles.
Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez, also chief implementer of coronavirus action plan, urged the public to fully cooperate with the government by taking the precautionary measures needed to defeat the viral disease.
Everyone must wear masks while going out, the government’s inter-agency task force handling the country’s response to the coronavirus (IATF) said.
Caloocan City Rep. Edgar Erice has urged the national government to further extend for another 30 days the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) being implemented over the entire Luzon and other areas in the country due to the rising number COVID-19 cases.