Zamboanga City Covid-19 cases rise to 141

ZAMBOANGA CITY: This city’s confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases have increased to 141, as another seven new cases were registered in this southern port city, officials said Monday. Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar, chairperson of the local Inter-Agency Task Force on Covid-19, said the results for the seven new cases were released Sunday based on… Read More Zamboanga City Covid-19 cases rise to 141

Jordan’s King Abdullah Warns of ‘Massive Conflict’ if Israel Annexes West Bank

Jordan’s King Abdullah II warned on Friday of a “massive conflict” if Israel went ahead with plans to annex parts of the West Bank. In an interview with German weekly Der Spiegel, Abdullah said a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was the “only way forward.” He continued, “What would happen if the Palestinian National… Read More Jordan’s King Abdullah Warns of ‘Massive Conflict’ if Israel Annexes West Bank

Religious gatherings allowed in areas under MECQ, GCQ

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has allowed the conduct of religious gatherings in areas placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) and general community quarantine (GCQ). Under the omnibus guidelines on the implementation of community quarantine in the country released on Friday, the last day before the transition,… Read More Religious gatherings allowed in areas under MECQ, GCQ

Bangsamoro region, UNICEF put up handwashing facilities

MARAWI CITY: As part of proactive measures to fight the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Bangsamoro government, in partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), is set to put up more than 100 handwashing facilities in the region, state media Philippine News Agency reported on Saturday. The project was launched on… Read More Bangsamoro region, UNICEF put up handwashing facilities

Working senior citizens, living alone may go out in MECQ areas – Malacañang

MANILA: Senior citizens who are still working or living alone are allowed to leave their homes in areas under modified enhanced community quarantine, Malacañang said on Wednesday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said seniors shall present their employment IDs when going out. Senior citizens without companions at home can also go out to buy basic necessities,… Read More Working senior citizens, living alone may go out in MECQ areas – Malacañang

Quarantine facilities across BARMM ready for OFWs

COTABATO CITY: As part of its preventive measures to prevent second wave of Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19), the Bangsamoro Government, in close coordination with its local government units, has set up more quarantine facilities across Bangsamoro region for the returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW). “Alam natin na more or less controlled na ‘yong paglaganap ng Covid-19… Read More Quarantine facilities across BARMM ready for OFWs