DOJ opposes bail for De Lima

"In her motion, accused de Lima moves for bail on the ground that, basically, there is no proof that the evidence against her is strong, or she is a flight risk. On the contrary, if accused de Lima truly believes that the evidence against her is weak, she should have filed the instant motion at very first instance, " the DOJ's opposition read. 

Field hospitals for virus cases proposed

“Instead of going back to MECQ or ECQ, let’s expand our healthcare system. MECQ or ECQ is a very painful methodology for our constituents. I would rather address the health system so that our medical facilities will not be overwhelmed by the surge of COVID-19 cases. This is one strategy that I’ve seen in different countries with COVID-19 success stories, which I haven’t seen done here in the country,” the lawmaker said.

Where's big plan vs pandemic? solon asks

Pointing out that a recent survey showed that 85% of Filipinos were worried they would contract the COVID-19 virus and that experts from the University of the Philippines had warned that the country would have as many as 140,000 cases by the end of August, Abante explained that "sa puntong ito, ang mga kababayan natin, may kakilala, kaibigan, o kamag-anak na nagkaroon na ng Covid-19. Some of them have felt the crushing pain of losing someone to this disease."