Philippine News/Info

Holy Week rites led by Pope Francis
Where: Vatican News English on YouTube (with English translations) or EWTN.com where the Pope has daily Masses at 1 p.m., including Sundays. All schedules are Manila time.

April 5, Palm Sunday: Mass at 5 p.m.

April 9, Maundy Thursday: Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 11:59 p.m.

April [...]

Sat, Apr 04, 2020 9:15:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

The food industry landscape has changed massively since the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon to contain the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Restaurants have been forced to close but the creative restaurateurs have converted their service to deliveries.

Bar Pintxos, for instance, started offering for takeout their well-loved boquerones, gambas [...]

Sat, Apr 04, 2020 9:10:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

Despite repeated appeals from national agencies to local government units (LGUs) to allow the movement of all goods and services related to food production, the country’s biggest seed organization reported that the transport of seeds continued to be hampered in various checkpoints, thereby delaying the start of the planting season.

The [...]

Sat, Apr 04, 2020 9:10:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has gained a great deal of political capital this week as he displayed clarity of thought in dealing with the coronavirus epidemic that has so far affected 102,863 in the state, more than a third of all 278,459 cases in the United States. Many Americans [...]
Sat, Apr 04, 2020 9:04:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

The Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) has granted a 30-day grace period for all loans under its speed public utility vehicle (PUV) program. The bank announced the provisions as in line with the implementing rules and regulations of the Bayanihan to Heal As One Act. Under new conditions, those [...]

Sat, Apr 04, 2020 9:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Pinangunahan ni Chief Implementor National Action Plan Againts Covid-19 Secretary Carlito Galvez kasama si Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez ang isinagawang kauna-unahang pagbibigay ng Special Amelioration Prog­ram Baya­nihan fund na tulong laban sa COVID-19 kama­kalawa ng hapon sa Brgy. Vitalez sa Parañaque City. [...]
Sat, Apr 04, 2020 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Sugatan ang driver ng isang ambulansya na susundo sana sa isang frontline health worker ng ospital makaraang barilin ng kapitbahay na nag-akusa sa una na may COVID-19 sa Brgy. Malabanban Norte, Candelaria, Quezon, iniulat kahapon. [...]
Sat, Apr 04, 2020 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Umakyat na sa 3,094 ang naitalang positibo sa coronavirus 2019 di­sease matapos madadagan pa ng 76, walo ang bagong naitalang patay na may kabuuang bilang na 144 at lima ang bagong nakarekober na umabot na sa 57, ayon sa pinakahuling ulat ng Department of Health, kahapon ng hapon. [...]
Sat, Apr 04, 2020 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Bumaba ng mahigit 50 porsyento ang crime rate sa bansa sa pagpapatupad ng Luzon-wide Enhanced Community Quarantine sa buong Luzon na pinaiiral na rin sa ilang bahagi ng Visayas at Mindanao dahil sa COVID 19 pandemic. [...]
Sat, Apr 04, 2020 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Hayagang sinabi ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte kamakalawa ng gabi na magbibigti na lamang siya sa Rizal Park kung magmimistula siyang inutil at wala nang magagawa pa sa krisis ng COVID-19 sa bansa pero isasama niya si Atty. Chel Diokno sa pagpapatiwakal. [...]
Sat, Apr 04, 2020 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Inihayag ni Philippine National Police-Deputy Chief for Operations Police Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar, na umaabot na sa 77,776 ang lumabag sa ipinatutupad na enhanced community quarantine batay sa pinakahuling ulat na kanilang natanggap. [...]
Sat, Apr 04, 2020 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Kasabay ng kanyang televised message, sinibak ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang isang commissioner ng Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission na si Manuelito Luna dahil sa paghirit na imbestigahan ang ginagawang pagso-solicit ni Vice Pre­sident Leni Robredo na ginagamit sa pagtulong sa mga naapektuhan ng COVID-19. [...]
Sat, Apr 04, 2020 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Nagsanib na ng puwer­sa ang Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office at PhilHealth upang matiyak na mabibigyan ng ayuda ang mga coronavirus ­disease-2019patients sa kanilang mga bayarin sa pagpapagamot. [...]
Sat, Apr 04, 2020 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Patay ang isang preso, habang isa pa ang nilalapatan ng lunas sa Pasay City Ge­neral Hospital matapos magkasunod na mag-collapse sa loob ng Station Investigation Detective Management Unit detention facility ng Pasay City Police, kahapon ng umaga. [...]
Sat, Apr 04, 2020 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Nabawasan ng bahagya ang water level sa Angat dam sa Bulacan. [...]
Sat, Apr 04, 2020 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source