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I am COVID-19 positive – Revilla

I am COVID-19 positive – Revilla

    Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla, Jr. has tested positive for COVID-19. The senator himself confirmed this on Sunday through his social media account, becoming the fourth legislator to contract the disease after Senators Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri, Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, and Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara. “Nakakalungkot po na balita – I am COVID-19 […]

Manila mourns death of former Mayor Lim

By JOSEPH PEDRAJAS   The lights of the iconic Manila City Hall clock tower were turned off Saturday night hours after the passing of former mayor Alfredo “Fred” Lim as the city government remembered his feats as a great public servant. Incumbent Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno” Domagoso said this is Manila’s “own little way” of paying […]

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Alien spouses of Filipinos required to get PH visas

  BY JUN RAMIREZ     The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said foreigners who have Filipino spouses and dependents can only enter the Philippines if they have the appropriate visas. “It is clear from the latest updates from the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) Resolution 60 that foreigners, including spouses of Philippine […]

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Iloilo City churches halt Masses

  BY TARA YAP     Iloilo City – With rising local transmissions of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Roman Catholic churches in this city have reinstated the ban on churchgoers to attend Eucharistic masses. “I am asking all city parishes to suspend public masses beginning today until further notice,” said Jaro Archbishop Jose Romeo Lazo in […]

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Man, 74, dies as house falls into creek

  BY JOSEPH PEDRAJAS     The Quezon City government has taken an action following the death of a 74-year-old man who, along with his house, was swept away by a surging flood at the height of heavy downpour Friday. In a statement, the local government said that the Department of the Building Official, the […]

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Magalong slams discrimination vs COVID-19 patient

  BY ZALDY COMANDA     BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Benjamin Magalong decried the discrimination allegedly committed by officials and residents of Barangay Sto. Niño-Slaughterhouse compound against a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient here. Magalong said cruel acts at these trying times will not be tolerated as he intends to file both criminal and administrative cases […]

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