Isko rallies support, prayers for Duterte

MANILA Mayor Isko Moreno, as chief executive of the country’s capital, rallied full support and prayers for President Rodrigo Duterte during this time of worldwide crisis, as he wished the Chief Executive continued good health as well as strength of body and mind to face the current problems besetting the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic on the latter’s 75th birthday.

Customs-NAIA personnel are silent heroes too

SINCE the one-stop-shop (OSS) was organized at the NAIA main Customs office to attend to all concerns relative to the novel coronavirus 2019, all shipments relative to the supplies needed by our health frontliners have had a smooth sailing and reach the intended parties quickly, thank God.

PAL operates all-cargo flights

PHILIPPINE Airlines (PAL) yesterday said that while the government has suspended regular commercial flights as part of its community quarantine measure to curb the COVID issue, local carriers have been allowed to operate 'all-cargo flights' thus enabling PAL to operate such flights from Manila to several domestic and international stations.

Isko asks Manilans anew to follow quarantine protocol

EXASPERATED over the stubbornness of some residents to the detriment of the dreaded COVID-19 spreading in communities, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno sounded the alarm and bared that most of the cases in Manila as recorded by the Department of Health are from Sampaloc and Tondo, adding that San Andres, Pandacan, Sta. Cruz and Baseco are also problem areas when it comes to full compliance to social distancing, curfew and the enhanced community quarantine.

BI mobilizes medical team vs COVID-19 at NAIA

WITH the aim of helping its frontline officers at the airports avoid getting infected by COVID-19, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) has mobilized its personnel with medical backgrounds, through a directive assigning 18 immigration officers, all of whom are registered/licensed nurses, to constitute an ad hoc medical team that will spearhead the bureau’s fight against COVID-19 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).