Stay home, PNP chief exhorts public

Philippine National Police chief General Archie Francisco F. Gamboa made this appeal to Unauthorized Persons Outside of Residence (UPORs),  callin on the public to fully cooperate with authorities as they strictly enforce Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) rules in Metro Manila and the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal.

3 rebels slain in Ecija encounter

August 05, 2020
QUEZON, Nueva Ecija -- Three suspected ranking members of the New People's Army rebel group were killed in a brief firefight with government forces trying to serve various arrest warrants for murder and rebellion against one of them on late Tuesday afternoon here.

100 MECQ violators, 23 drug suspects held in Cavite

A TOTAL of 100 Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine violators in Cavite were apprehended by the local police on the 2nd day of the MECQ in the province which also saw officers hauling to jail 28 other lawbreakers, 23 of them known drug personalities, a report to Police Regional Office 4-A director, Brigadier General Vicente D. Danao Jr. said yesterday.

PhilHealth execs grilled over graft

August 05, 2020
“Yun pong all case rate policy na binabanggit ko sa inyo kahit na anong gawin niyong computerization, nako-computerize na ho ang corruption diyan sa loob ng PhilHealth,” the lawmaker told PhilHealth president and CEO Ricardo Morales.

COVID-19 claims

During the hearing, Senior Vice President Nerissa Santiago said that based on their estimate, there will be 209,000 COVID cases in the country by the end of the year and the payouts for this will reach P45 billion.

Mayor orders lockdown of police station in Quezon

“We have our own swab test kits but it takes almost two weeks to determine the results if the specimen will be examined at PNP Crime Laboratory or Research Institute for Tropical Medicine but Mayor Florido volunteered to have them examined in a private labaratory and vowed to shoulder the expenses in order not to prolong the lockdown,”  Madrideo said.