IATF okays opening of barbershops, salons under GCQ

BACK IN BUSINESS. Barbershops and salons may resume their operations in areas under general community quarantine starting June 7, 2020. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, however, said their operations would be limited to 30 percent in areas under GCQ and 50 percent in areas under modified GCQ. (Photo courtesy of the National Task Force Against Covid-19) MANILA: … Continue reading IATF okays opening of barbershops, salons under GCQ

Don’t require all workers to physically report, govt offices told

MANILA: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) on Friday discouraged government agencies from requiring all employees to physically report for work once their areas shift to general community quarantine (GCQ) starting June 1. During the Laging Handa virtual briefing, CSC Commissioner Aileen Lizada noted that GCQ and modified GCQ (MGCQ) do not equate to a "full" … Continue reading Don’t require all workers to physically report, govt offices told

Lanao Norte dialogues with religious leaders on fight vs COVID-19

Lanao del Norte Provincial Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo holds a dialogue with Interfaith Ministries in Lanao del Norte province to solicit ideas and inputs in crafting the provincial guidelines for the Modified General Community Quarantine particularly in establishing measures and other health protocols in the conduct of Church services. (PIO-LDN) TUBOD, Lanao del Norte: In … Continue reading Lanao Norte dialogues with religious leaders on fight vs COVID-19

Cebuano News: LGUs, gimanduan ni Duterte sa pagdawat sa mga mamauli’ng OFWs

By Elvira Bongosia Sa panagpulong kauban ang IATF niadtong Lunes, Mayo 25, gimanduan ni Presidente  Duterte ang mga LGUs nga tugotan ang mga namauleng OFWs nga makaule sa ilang mga probinsiya. (Hulagway gikan sa PCOO) MANILA: Gimanduan ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte ang mga local government officials nga tugotan ang mga repatriated Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) nga makauli sa ilang … Continue reading Cebuano News: LGUs, gimanduan ni Duterte sa pagdawat sa mga mamauli’ng OFWs

Robinson is new 9th Infantry Division head

By Priam Nepomuceno NEW 9ID HEAD. Philippine Army commander, Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay (right), leads the change-of-command ceremony of the 9th Infantry Division in Camarines Sur on Wednesday (May 27, 2020). Brig. Gen. Henry Robinson Jr. (left) assumed as the new head of the 9th Infantry Division, replacing Maj. Gen. Fernando Trinidad (center) who mandatorily retired … Continue reading Robinson is new 9th Infantry Division head

2 Navy ships in India resume voyage to PH

By Priam Nepomuceno (Photo courtesy of Naval Public Affairs Office) MANILA: The Naval Task Force (NTF) 82, which consists of the landing dock, BRP Davao Del Sur (LD-602), and the newly-repaired offshore patrol vessel, BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PS-16), have finally resumed their voyage home from the Port of Cochin, India on Wednesday. Philippine Navy (PN) … Continue reading 2 Navy ships in India resume voyage to PH

Returning OFWs in Tacurong City undergo quarantine

By Edwin Fernandez UPDATING FRONT-LINERS. Members of the Tacurong City Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) met Wednesday (May 27, 2020) to update on the procedures undertaken on returning OFWs and locally stranded individuals who started to arrive home. The local IATF assured the returning residents that the local government is working for their safety. (Photo courtesy of Tacurong … Continue reading Returning OFWs in Tacurong City undergo quarantine

Cebuano News: Walay klase hangtod walay bakuna sa COVID-19 – Duterte

By Elvira Bongosia Sa iyang televised public address niadtong Lunes sa gabii, Mayo 25, miingon si Presidente Duterte nga dili niya tugotan ang pagbukas sa mga klase hangtod wala pay bakuna batok sa COVID-19.  (Hulagway gikan sa PCOO) MANILA: Dili tugotan ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte ang pagbukas sa mga klase sa tibuok nasod hangtod wala … Continue reading Cebuano News: Walay klase hangtod walay bakuna sa COVID-19 – Duterte

4ID upgrades mobile computer lab for IP youth

By Cpt Al Anthony Pueblas, 4ID The 4th Infantry (Diamond) Division, Philippine Army is levelling up its preparation for the online classes making it sure that its equipment installed at the Mobile Computer Laboratory (MCL) van are all functional and ready to accommodate the Indigenous Peoples (IP) and Out-of-School Youths (OSY) in Caraga region. (4ID) … Continue reading 4ID upgrades mobile computer lab for IP youth

Proper PPE donning, doffing crucial for healthcare workers’ protection

By Frances Mae G. Macapagat DAVAO CITY: An official of the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) highlighted the proper donning and doffing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) by the healthcare workers in hospitals as a crucial way to protect the workers from getting infected. SPMC Chief of Medical Professional Staff Dr. Ricardo Audan admitted during the … Continue reading Proper PPE donning, doffing crucial for healthcare workers’ protection