The Philippine economy could sustain long-term damage if the strictest form of lockdown is imposed again to control the spread of COVID-19, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Saturday (August 29).
MANILA – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said it has no problem with the local government units (LGUs) taking over the distribution of the third tranche of the social amelioration program (SAP).
North Korean state media on Wednesday showed leader Kim Jong Un at a meeting of a top committee issuing warnings about the coronavirus and a looming typhoon, following international speculation over his state of health.
Malacañang won’t be surprised if opponents of President Rodrigo Duterte will resort to placing a witch’s curse on him.
President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the recommendation to ease lockdown restrictions in Metro Manila and four other provinces beginning August 18.
Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Ferdinand Gaite on Tuesday slammed Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque for making light of reports that 45 percent of the workforce in the Philippines lost their jobs during the pandemic.
Most parts of the Philippines will be under relaxed quarantine until the end of August, except for Metro Manila and four other provinces with stricter lockdowns, Malacañang said Saturday.
The wife of former Senator Mar Roxas may be on her 50s but she stays fit even while on lockdown.
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The Supreme Court (SC) said on Tuesday (Aug. 11) that three courts have been placed on lockdown after their employees were tested positive with the COVID-19 disease.
Senator Imee Marcos is urging the government to come up with a plan to arrest the rise in COVID-19 cases as the economy reopens, saying the prolonged lockdown is hurting businesses and workers.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon scored the administration Saturday (August 8) over its refusal to change strategies in fighting COVID-19 despite the continued rise in the number of infections in the Philippines.
The Supreme Court (SC) a court in Binan, Laguna has to temporarily go on lockdown after one of its employees tested positive for the COVID-19 disease.
France and the Netherlands are gearing up for stricter mask-wearing rules to fight the coronavirus as the global death toll from the pandemic neared 700,000.
Broke and jobless, Ruel Damaso is sleeping on cardboard and surviving on food handouts at Manila airport where dozens were left stranded after a partial coronavirus lockdown was reimposed Tuesday.
Malacañang just shrugged off Senator Leila de Lima’s short reaction to President Rodrigo Duterte’s “outburst” against the medical frontliners who appealed for the reimposition of the stricter lockdown in Metro Manila due to increasing…
Malacañang just shrugged off Senator Leila de Lima’s short reaction to President Rodrigo Duterte’s “outburst” against the medical frontliners who earlier appealed for the reimposition of the stricter lockdown in Metro Manila due to…
The Philippines cannot afford another complete shutdown of economic activities, Malacañang said Tuesday.
Malacañang on Tuesday said the government will employ troops to enforce lockdown protocols during the 14-day duration of the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ).
Show of support for health workers! Senate on lockdown starting Tuesday, Senate President Tito Sotto says.
Social Weather Stations president Mahar Mangahas estimated that the government released only P117.4 billion under the social amelioration program (SAP) and other dole outs from the start of the lockdown in March to mid-July this year.
North Korean authorities have imposed a lockdown on the border city of Kaesong after discovering what they called the country's first suspected case of the novel coronavirus, state media reported Sunday.
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) main office in Manila has been placed on lockdown this week to undergo sanitation against the COVID-19 virus, said Justice Undersecretary Mark Perete.
Malacañang on Friday assured the public that the deployment of one policeman in every barangay should not be a cause for alarm.