Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The Cabinet

Usec. Vergeire: COVID-19 Cases Drop Due To ‘One Hospital, Oplan Kalinga’

"It (One Hospital Command) has given a breather to our healthcare system... We saw the healthcare utilization rate has gone down to level that's still in the warning level but the healthcare system was able to manage and we're able to open units in hospitals to accommodate patients."

Sec. Lopez Urges Entrepreneurs To Innovate

Lopez advises the graduates of DTI’s online mentoring program in Western Visayas to “think out of the box” for to sustain their businesses amid the pandemic.

Usec. Vergeire: Critical Utilization Rate In PH Hospitals Has Improved

Vergeire believes that the critical utilization rate in public and private hospitals nationwide with regard to the country’s COVID-19 response has improved. Do you agree on this?

Sec. Briones: 24.5M Enrollees ‘Inspire, Encourage’ DepEd

Briones sees the number of enrolled learners for the upcoming school year "is very inspiring and encouraging".

Sec. Tugade Suspends 0.75-Meter Physical Distancing

Tugade suspends the implementation of the reduced 0.75-meter physical distancing among passengers while waiting for the decision of PRRD on the matter.
“The President is not interested in extending his term and he leaves it to the Filipino people, the sovereign people to decide if they want to amend the Constitution to suspend elections.”

Mayor Vico: Pasig To Give Away Tablets, Laptops For Students And Teachers

More than 77,000 tablets are set to be given to elementary students and 63,000 tablets for high school students.

Usec. Vergeire: COVID-19 Cases Drop Due To ‘One Hospital, Oplan Kalinga’

"It (One Hospital Command) has given a breather to our healthcare system... We saw the healthcare utilization rate has gone down to level that's still in the warning level but the healthcare system was able to manage and we're able to open units in hospitals to accommodate patients."

Roque: Palace Stands By Order Requiring Face Shields In Workplaces

Employees, to continue wearing face shields in workplaces.

Pres. Duterte Extends Term Of Task Force Overseeing Yolanda Rehab

Duterte extends the term of the inter-agency task force in charge of monitoring rehabilitation and recovery projects and programs in areas affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda until the end of his presidency.

THE CABINET

Usec. Vergeire: COVID-19 Cases Drop Due To ‘One Hospital, Oplan Kalinga’

"It (One Hospital Command) has given a breather to our healthcare system... We saw the healthcare utilization rate has gone down to level that's still in the warning level but the healthcare system was able to manage and we're able to open units in hospitals to accommodate patients."

Sec. Lopez Urges Entrepreneurs To Innovate

Lopez advises the graduates of DTI’s online mentoring program in Western Visayas to “think out of the box” for to sustain their businesses amid the pandemic.

Usec. Vergeire: Critical Utilization Rate In PH Hospitals Has Improved

Vergeire believes that the critical utilization rate in public and private hospitals nationwide with regard to the country’s COVID-19 response has improved. Do you agree on this?

Sec. Briones: 24.5M Enrollees ‘Inspire, Encourage’ DepEd

Briones sees the number of enrolled learners for the upcoming school year "is very inspiring and encouraging".

Sec. Tugade Suspends 0.75-Meter Physical Distancing

Tugade suspends the implementation of the reduced 0.75-meter physical distancing among passengers while waiting for the decision of PRRD on the matter.

Metro Manila

Mayor Vico: Pasig To Give Away Tablets, Laptops For Students And Teachers

More than 77,000 tablets are set to be given to elementary students and 63,000 tablets for high school students.

Mayor Zamora Checks Exercise Activities At Pinaglaban Shrine

Mayor Zamora conducts a surprise visit at the Pinaglaban Memorial Shrine to check the people who use the place as an exercise area.

Mayor Joy Sets Rules On Cemeteries, Columbaria Visits

Mayor Joy issues a set of rules to be for those who whill observe All Souls' Day.

Mayor Isko: Biz, Livelihood In Manila Protected Amid COVID-19

Mayor Isko assures the protection of businesses and livelihood in Manila amid the pandemic.

Mayor Isko Buys Organic Rice From MinDA Tienda

Support local! Farmers in Mindanao have already scored big sales a month before the “MinDA Tienda sa Manila” after Mayor Isko purchased tons of their products.

President In Action

Palace: PRRD Not Interested In Extending Term Beyond 2022

“The President is not interested in extending his term and he leaves it to the Filipino people, the sovereign people to decide if they want to amend the Constitution to suspend elections.”

Usec. Vergeire: COVID-19 Cases Drop Due To ‘One Hospital, Oplan Kalinga’

"It (One Hospital Command) has given a breather to our healthcare system... We saw the healthcare utilization rate has gone down to level that's still in the warning level but the healthcare system was able to manage and we're able to open units in hospitals to accommodate patients."

Pres. Duterte Extends Term Of Task Force Overseeing Yolanda Rehab

Duterte extends the term of the inter-agency task force in charge of monitoring rehabilitation and recovery projects and programs in areas affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda until the end of his presidency.

Pres. Duterte: Climate Change Must Be Addressed As Urgently As COVID-19

“The same urgency needed to fight Covid-19 is needed to address the climate crisis. This is a global challenge that has worsened existing inequalities and vulnerabilities from within and between nations.”

Vice President In Action

VP Leni Visits The Community Mart Headquarters In Muntinlupa City Public Market

During the visit, VP Leni met the market vendors and tricycle drivers who took part in the program, as well as the members of the Community Mart.

VP Leni Lauds AFP Contribution To Anti-COVID-19 Drive

"She commended the AFP in its efforts to fight the pandemic and noted how the organization has cared for its personnel which allowed it to continue in supporting government efforts."

VP Leni Resumes Free Shuttle Service For Health Worker And Frontliners

The Office of VP Leni resumes its Free Shuttle Service for health workers and frontliners as Metro Manila reverts to the MECQ status.

VP Leni Visit PPE Sewers In Bulacan

VP Leni visited sewing groups in Bulacan as a part of her office's local production of protective suits for frontliners.

Senate Watch

Sen. Drilon Seeks Hike In DOH, DSWD Budgets For 2021

“Maybe at least for 2021, let us give utmost priority to the budgets of the DOH and DSWD... Let us give priority to our social service sector in order to address the pandemic.”

Sen. Angara: Work On Making It Easier For Seniors And PWDs To Vote During Elections

Angara pushes for the holding of early voting for close to 10 million senior citizens and PWDs to ensure greater participation in the electoral process and to reduce the risks on their health due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sen. Gatchalian Urges Telcos To Address Slow Internet Speed In Provinces

Gatchalian urges more wholesale bandwidth providers to enter the provincial market to improve the speed of internet service for distance learning.

Sen. Gatchalian Flags Delays In Free Higher Education Tuition Process

Gatchalian urges the CHED to fast-track the automation of reimbursing tuition and miscellaneous fees under the Free College Education Law.

Congress Watch

House OKs Bill On Bulacan Airport City Special Economic Zone

The Bulacan Ecozone shall cover the domestic and international airport, the Airport City, and lands adjacent to the Airport City.

Rep. Rodriguez Urges PSA To Postpone Census To January 2021

"This period when we are battling a pandemic is not the most appropriate time to conduct the census. We are still getting daily positive cases in the thousands, though the Department of Health is reporting that the numbers are going down."

House To Push For Bills Supporting COVID-19 Recovery Plan

ROMUALDEZ: “As partners in nation-building, we readily commit ourselves to help realize the concrete plans and approve the proposed legislative measures provided by the President.”

Rep. Frasco Confident On Lifting Of Camotes Forest Reserve Law

Frasco is confident that the existing law declaring the entire Camotes group of islands in the province's eastern seaboard as forest reserve will be lifted through a bill he is pushing in Congress.

The Cabinet

Usec. Vergeire: COVID-19 Cases Drop Due To ‘One Hospital, Oplan Kalinga’

"It (One Hospital Command) has given a breather to our healthcare system... We saw the healthcare utilization rate has gone down to level that's still in the warning level but the healthcare system was able to manage and we're able to open units in hospitals to accommodate patients."

Sec. Lopez Urges Entrepreneurs To Innovate

Lopez advises the graduates of DTI’s online mentoring program in Western Visayas to “think out of the box” for to sustain their businesses amid the pandemic.

Usec. Vergeire: Critical Utilization Rate In PH Hospitals Has Improved

Vergeire believes that the critical utilization rate in public and private hospitals nationwide with regard to the country’s COVID-19 response has improved. Do you agree on this?

Sec. Briones: 24.5M Enrollees ‘Inspire, Encourage’ DepEd

Briones sees the number of enrolled learners for the upcoming school year "is very inspiring and encouraging".

Sec. Tugade Suspends 0.75-Meter Physical Distancing

Tugade suspends the implementation of the reduced 0.75-meter physical distancing among passengers while waiting for the decision of PRRD on the matter.

Sen. Drilon Seeks Hike In DOH, DSWD Budgets For 2021

“Maybe at least for 2021, let us give utmost priority to the budgets of the DOH and DSWD... Let us give priority to our social service sector in order to address the pandemic.”

Mayor Lim Launches ‘Buy Local’ Campaign Exhibit

Dagupan City strengthens its efforts to support promote locally produced products or services with the launch of "Buy Local" campaign.

Mayor Zamora Checks Exercise Activities At Pinaglaban Shrine

Mayor Zamora conducts a surprise visit at the Pinaglaban Memorial Shrine to check the people who use the place as an exercise area.

Eleazar: Beerhouses, Bars Still Banned Even In Areas Under MGCQ

Operations of beerhouses and similar establishments remain prohibited even in areas under the most relaxed MGCQ, said Eleazar.

Sen. Angara: Work On Making It Easier For Seniors And PWDs To Vote During Elections

Angara pushes for the holding of early voting for close to 10 million senior citizens and PWDs to ensure greater participation in the electoral process and to reduce the risks on their health due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Metro Manila

Mayor Vico: Pasig To Give Away Tablets, Laptops For Students And Teachers

More than 77,000 tablets are set to be given to elementary students and 63,000 tablets for high school students.

Mayor Zamora Checks Exercise Activities At Pinaglaban Shrine

Mayor Zamora conducts a surprise visit at the Pinaglaban Memorial Shrine to check the people who use the place as an exercise area.

Mayor Joy Sets Rules On Cemeteries, Columbaria Visits

Mayor Joy issues a set of rules to be for those who whill observe All Souls' Day.

Mayor Isko: Biz, Livelihood In Manila Protected Amid COVID-19

Mayor Isko assures the protection of businesses and livelihood in Manila amid the pandemic.

Mayor Isko Buys Organic Rice From MinDA Tienda

Support local! Farmers in Mindanao have already scored big sales a month before the “MinDA Tienda sa Manila” after Mayor Isko purchased tons of their products.

Judiciary Watch

CA Junks Suit Filed By Customs Exec Accused Of Corruption

The Court of Appeals dismisses for lack of merit a petition filed by Bureau of Customs official Teodoro Jumamil questioning his suspension by the Office of the Ombudsman.

Sandigan Closes Premises Due To COVID-19

The Sandiganbayan closed its premises starting Monday after its two employees tested positive for the COVID-19.

SC: Pres. Duterte Public Meetings Prove Ability To Perform Duties

Supreme Court believes PRRD's regular public appearances show that he is actively performing his official duties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

SC Junks Petition Challenging Bayanihan Law, ECQ In Luzon

The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed a petition challenging the validity of the Bayanihan to Heal As One Act and presidential proclamations on the government's strategy in responding to the COVID-19.

Luzon

Mayor Lim Launches ‘Buy Local’ Campaign Exhibit

Dagupan City strengthens its efforts to support promote locally produced products or services with the launch of "Buy Local" campaign.

Guv. Garcia Cites Lower Daily COVID-19 Tally In Bataan

Garcia reveals that the number of coronavirus infections in Bataan has decreased over the past few days.

Mayor Magalong Receive Support For Reopening Tourism In Baguio

Officials express support to the city government of Baguio for the succesful implementation of protocols in the new normal.

Guv. Pineda Extends All-Out Support For PBA Bubble In Clark

“Kung dito po gagawin sa probinsya po ng Pampanga (ang bubble), asahan niyo po ang pagtutulungan ng province at ng Clark, ni BCDA, president Vince (Dizon) at ibang governors..."

Visayas

Mayor Labella Releases Video On Protocols Vs. COVID-19

The video features millennial twins singing the song 'Igsuon Ko'!

Mayor Treñas Places 13 City Villages On 5-Day Total Lockdown

Thirteen barangays in Iloilo City are placed on lockdown due to the rise of COVID-19 cases.

Mayor Labella: 36 Of 80 Cebu City Villages Now COVID-Free

Some good news for the Cebuanos!

Guv. Garcia: COVID-19 Situation In Cebu Province Under Control

Garcia says that the COVID-19 situation in Cebu province is now manageable.

Mindanao

Mayor Matugas Orders Closure Of Cemeteries During ‘Undas’

Public and private cemeteries in Surigao City will be closed from October 31 to November 2.

Mayor Sara Mulls Disclosure Of COVID-19 Patients’ Exposure History

“This is for people to either do not go or take extra precaution when they go there. There is a discussion that it would be good that we can say where the particular place is so the people would take it slow.”

Mayor Sara: Beerhouses Can’t Serve Liquor Despite Ban Lifting

Beerhouses in Davao are still not allowed to serve liquor to customers despite the lifting of the liquor ban on September 21.

Sec. Piñol: MinDA To Establish Fish Center In DavOr

Davao Oriental, to receive one of the 22 fish centers that will soon be established in Mindanao.

The Cabinet

Usec. Vergeire: COVID-19 Cases Drop Due To ‘One Hospital, Oplan Kalinga’

"It (One Hospital Command) has given a breather to our healthcare system... We saw the healthcare utilization rate has gone down to level that's still in the warning level but the healthcare system was able to manage and we're able to open units in hospitals to accommodate patients."

Sec. Lopez Urges Entrepreneurs To Innovate

Lopez advises the graduates of DTI’s online mentoring program in Western Visayas to “think out of the box” for to sustain their businesses amid the pandemic.

Usec. Vergeire: Critical Utilization Rate In PH Hospitals Has Improved

Vergeire believes that the critical utilization rate in public and private hospitals nationwide with regard to the country’s COVID-19 response has improved. Do you agree on this?

Sec. Briones: 24.5M Enrollees ‘Inspire, Encourage’ DepEd

Briones sees the number of enrolled learners for the upcoming school year "is very inspiring and encouraging".

Sec. Tugade Suspends 0.75-Meter Physical Distancing

Tugade suspends the implementation of the reduced 0.75-meter physical distancing among passengers while waiting for the decision of PRRD on the matter.

Spox. Roque: Palace Believes AFP Not Involved In Fake FB Accounts

Malacañang believes that none of the fake accounts taken down by Facebook are accounts managed by the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

CA Junks Suit Filed By Customs Exec Accused Of Corruption

The Court of Appeals dismisses for lack of merit a petition filed by Bureau of Customs official Teodoro Jumamil questioning his suspension by the Office of the Ombudsman.

Mayor Labella Releases Video On Protocols Vs. COVID-19

The video features millennial twins singing the song 'Igsuon Ko'!

Mayor Matugas Orders Closure Of Cemeteries During ‘Undas’

Public and private cemeteries in Surigao City will be closed from October 31 to November 2.

Sen. Gatchalian Urges Telcos To Address Slow Internet Speed In Provinces

Gatchalian urges more wholesale bandwidth providers to enter the provincial market to improve the speed of internet service for distance learning.

Metro Manila

Mayor Vico: Pasig To Give Away Tablets, Laptops For Students And Teachers

More than 77,000 tablets are set to be given to elementary students and 63,000 tablets for high school students.

Mayor Zamora Checks Exercise Activities At Pinaglaban Shrine

Mayor Zamora conducts a surprise visit at the Pinaglaban Memorial Shrine to check the people who use the place as an exercise area.

Mayor Joy Sets Rules On Cemeteries, Columbaria Visits

Mayor Joy issues a set of rules to be for those who whill observe All Souls' Day.

Mayor Isko: Biz, Livelihood In Manila Protected Amid COVID-19

Mayor Isko assures the protection of businesses and livelihood in Manila amid the pandemic.

Mayor Isko Buys Organic Rice From MinDA Tienda

Support local! Farmers in Mindanao have already scored big sales a month before the “MinDA Tienda sa Manila” after Mayor Isko purchased tons of their products.