Duterte bares nat’l action plan vs COVID-19

March 25, 2020
AGENCIES of the government led by the departments of national defense and of the interior and local governments are "ramping up" the implementation of a national action plan meant to reinforce efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Tuesday night.

‘Lockdown’ rules bared

March 14, 2020
Classes and all school activities in all levels shall remain suspended in NCR until April 14. With this, the Department of Education, Commission on Higher Education, and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority and other regulatory agencies shall ensure that educational institutions provide adequate arrangements on how students can continue to fulfill their requirements. The Department of the Interior and Local Government, on the other hand, shall ensure that students remain in their homes during the class suspension.

Don’t panic, Palace advises public

March 07, 2020
“We call on everyone to be the voice of calm and sobriety. The DOH, which has been following established international protocols, continues to monitor persons under investigation. Teams have been formed to do contact tracing. The Health Department, along with other agencies of the government, likewise provides our people with the latest updates relative to the impact of this global health scare,” presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement.

Wanted rapist killed in Lanao del Norte shootout

February 27, 2020
A WANTED rape suspect who reportedly had told neighbors he won’t be taken alive was killed in a shootout with policemen out to arrest him in his hideout in Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte late night Wednesday, Police Regional Office 10 director, Brigadier General Rolando B. Anduyan said yesterday.