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Ilocos Norte town now COVID-19 free

LAOAG CITY – After a series of localized lockdowns and restrictive measures to limit the spread of Covid-19, the municipality of Sarrat in Ilocos Norte is now free of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). From 32 cases in a span of two weeks, Sarrat town Mayo ...

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PNA | 14 hours ago

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PH COVID-19 tally climbs to 304,226; recoveries now 252,510

MANILA – The overall tally of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections nationwide hit 304,226 on Sunday. This, after the Department of Health reported 2,995 newly-confirmed cases. In its latest case bulle ...

PNA | 15 hours ago

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Return of LSIs to Sipalay City suspended for 2 weeks

BACOLOD CITY – Locally-stranded individuals (LSIs) cannot enter Sipalay City, Negros Occidental in the next 14 days because of limited space in its quarantine facility. The suspension of arrival of LSIs in the southern Negros city from Sept. 28 to Oct. 11 w ...

Mayor Gina Lizares

PNA | 15 hours ago

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Ombudsman should reconsider circular on SALN disclosure: PACC

MANILA – Ombudsman Samuel Martires should reexamine his memorandum circular that limits public access to Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN), Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) Chair Dante Jimenez said Sunday. In an interview ...

Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission Chair Dante Jimenez

PNA | 15 hours ago

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Bacordo inspects retired gas platforms eyed as observation posts

MANILA – Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo has visited retired gas platforms Nido and Matinloc to check their viability for conversion into littoral monitoring stations (LMS), the Philippine Navy (PN) said on Sunday. The PN commander visited the facilitie ...

OBSERVATION POSTS. Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo and other ranking military officials inspect one of the retired gas platf ...

PNA | 16 hours ago

Sports

Casimero KOs Ghanian foe to keep belt

MANILA – John Riel Casimero remains the WBO bantamweight champion after knocking out Ghanian opponent Duke Micah on Sunday (Philippine Time) at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. A devastating second round knockdown set the tone for Casimero& ...

WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero

PNA | 17 hours ago

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Beerhouses, bars still banned even in areas under MGCQ

MANILA – Joint Task Force Covid Shield commander Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Sunday said operations of beerhouses and similar establishments remain prohibited even in areas under the most relaxed modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). He ordered al ...

Joint Task Force Covid Shield commander Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar (File photo)

PNA | 18 hours ago

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C. Luzon tallies 258 new coronavirus cases, 208 recoveries

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – Central Luzon reported 258 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections based on the report of the Department of Health in Central Luzon’s (DOH-3) Center for Health Development (CHD) on Saturday. This brought the ...

PNA | 19 hours ago

The Nation

Joint military-police ops neutralize over 5K Reds

MANILA – Operations conducted by military and police units have so far neutralized 5,164 New People's Army (NPA) members and supporters for the first nine months of the year, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Sunday. This can be broken d ...

Armed Forces of the Philippines chief-of-staff Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay. (Phl Army photo))

PNA | 19 hours ago

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Bong Go sends aid to wellness workers in General Santos City as they struggle to make ends meet amid COVID-19

Senator Christopher "Bong" Go, on Thursday, September 24, sent aid and other forms of assistance to the members of the Family Impaired Massage Association (FIMA) in Brgy. Dadiangas West, General Santos City as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic shutters their livelihood. ...

MDM | 20 hours ago