Stop spread of fake news -- BI

BI Commissioner Jaime Morente expressed his disappointment at the resurgence of the fake news that is being used by anti-government bodies for political propaganda. "This has already been addressed before, but apparently some people who wish to put malice in regular activities keep on reviving this issue, hence the need to send reminders to stop the spread of misinformation," said the BI Chief.

No domestic flights tomorrow

THE Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) yesterday released an advisory to airlines concerned dated May 30 informing them that the IATF has yet to approve the routes for domestic air services proposed by airlines for the resumption of domestic operations in the first week of June, 2020.

DOH Calabarzon strengthens health system

“We now have two regional hospitals that can serve people from various municipalities of the region, the Batangas Medical Center in Batangas and the Southern Tagalog Regional Hospital in Cavite, two specimen testing laboratories in the region at the Lucena United Doctors General Hospital in Quezon and the De La Salle Medical Health and Sciences Institute in Cavite,” he said.

Romualdez: No to discrimination

HOUSE Majority Leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez on Sunday assured protection for the Filipino people, including health workers and repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), against all forms of discrimination during the coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemic as the House of Representatives is scheduled to approve the Anti-Discrimination Bill this week on third and final reading.

Keep guard up during GCQ, metro execs told

AS the government prepares to shift the National Capital Region (NCR) to general community quarantine (GCQ), Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Ano asked the local chief executives (LCEs) to step up efforts and take the lead to protect their respective communities from the deadly coronavirus.

Free recruited minors, Año tells Reds

INTERIOR and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año has urged the youth to stay away from the “virus of communist terrorism,” as he called the leftist group to free Alice Jasper (AJ) Lucena, and other recruited minors and give them back to their grieving parents.

DOH urged to hire more medical workers

In hiring additional personnel, Castelo suggested that the DOH give priority to the more than 3,000 doctors and nurses who had responded to its call for volunteers when COVID-19 cases were rising and government hospitals were struggling to accommodate and treat infected patients of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “Their willingness to face risk to their own health so they could serve the country is their principal qualification to be accepted into our public healthcare system,” she said.