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Metro Manila curfew set

By JEL SANTOS Local government units (LGUs), upon the recommendation of the Metro Manila Council (MMC), will impose a 30-day curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. in the metropolis this week to prevent the public from going outside their homes and be at risk of getting the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was announced […]

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Metro quarantine violators face arrest

  Disobedient individuals who will not cooperate with law enforcers in the implementation of the community quarantine starting Saturday night in Metro Manila face arrest, the National Capital Region Police Office said yesterday. Police Major Gen.  Debold Sinas, NCRPO chief, said they have identified areas where checkpoints will be setup and which entry and exit […]

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QC declares state of calamity over virus

Quezon City yesterday declared a state of calamity due to the novel coronavirus disease-2019 in the country. Mayor Joy Belmonte made the declaration after five residents tested positive for COVID-19. Belmonte said the declaration would enable barangays to have the necessary resources against the coronavirus. “In order for our 142 barangays to be able to […]

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Food supply enough, DA assures

The Department of Agriculture has urged the public not to resort to panic-buying and assured that there is enough supply of food for residents in Metro Manila amid the one-month community quarantine to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus disease-2019 outbreak in the country. Agriculture Secretary William Dar called on the public to buy […]

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Wandering students in Manila rounded up

Police sent home students who took advantage of the month-long class suspension by going to computer shops and other places in Manila last Thursday. The Manila Police District-Special Mayor’s Reaction Team combed the stretch of Bilibid Viejo St., Loyola St., and Quiapo and sent home students who continue to visit public leisure places despite the […]

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Manila OKs P227 M for meals

The city government of Manila has allocated P227.5 million for meals of thousands of families who may be affected by the month-long Metro Manila lockdown. Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said during a city address yesterday that about 350,000 families will be given meals thrice a day should the situation worsen. He disclosed that […]

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