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The  National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will soon  file a criminal complaint against the police involved  in the killing of four soldiers in Jolo, Sulu last June. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Tuesday the NBI has submitted an initial investigation report and may file a criminal complaint before the...
Seven out of 10 Filipinos believe the Philippine government must assert its rights over the disputed West Philippine Sea islands as backed by the 2016 ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration,  a  Social Weather Stations (SWS) national mobile phone survey said on Tuesday. Sponsored by the Stratbase Albert Del...
The representative in the Philippines of the World Health Organization (WHO)  said on Tuesday the increase in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the country is "worrying but also expected.” This, Dr. Rabindra Abeyasinghe, WHO representative in the Philippines, said as he called for expanded testing and improved contact tracing. “We are...
The Philippines’ tally of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases surpassed 57,000 on Monday after the Department of Health (DOH) announced 836 new infections, bringing the total to 57,006. Total recoveries also rose to 20,371 after a record-high 4,325 more patients recovered from the respiratory illness, DOH COVID-19 Case Bulletin  #121...
The Philippine Red Cross has armed itself with another weapon to fight the Coronavirus-2019 or COVID-19 with the opening of its convalescent plasma center at its National Blood Center in Port Area, Manila, which will start operations today (July 13). Senator Richard J. Gordon, PRC chairman and CEO, said they...
Senator Imee Marcos has paved the way for state-run and private financial institutions to sell their "toxic" non-performing assets more easily amid the COVID-19 pandemic, aiming to help government raise more funds and keep businesses afloat. Marcos has proposed to create specialized asset-managing corporations that will clean up the balance...
Around 700 media personnel  so far have signed an online statement as of  Monday supporting ABS-CBN network, which recently lost its franchise renewal bid when Congress denied it. Hundreds of  media practitioners from various media outfits called the decision of the House committee on legislative franchises to deny  the ABS-CBN franchise...
More than 80,000 cases of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines may be seen by the end of July as cases continue to surge, an expert from the University of the Philippines Institute of Mathematics said on Monday.   "Tatama talaga ng 70,000 and higit pa. Ang lower estimate natin ngayon...
The National Task Force (NTF)  against COVID-19 has approved another barrier design for motorcycles to curb the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said motorists can now use a barrier designed like a backpack worn by the vehicle's driver. Government earlier approved a barrier design attached to the...
The government is discouraging home quarantine for individuals who test positive for COVID-19 to lessen the risk of transmitting the virus to other persons inside the same household,  but now prefers to have them confined to the quarantine facilities. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, during a Dobol B sa News TV...

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