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SMC efforts to help in Covid-19 fight reach P877.8-M to date

Manila, April 6 -- Donations from San Miguel Corporation (SMC) to the nationwide effort to manage the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on the country has reached PHP877.8 million, includi... Read More


BIR shuts down illegal cigarette maker in Clark ecozone

Manila, April 6 -- The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) said Monday it has padlocked a warehouse illegally manufacturing tobacco products inside the Clark Special Economic Zone in Pampanga where 1.65 ... Read More


30-day grace period for residential, commercial rent enforced

Manila, April 6 -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) released Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 20-12, series of 2020 on April 4 granting a 30-day grace period for residential rent as well as comm... Read More


Gov't scales up policies to help economy adjust to 'new normal'

Manila, April 5 -- Policies are now being identified to help the country's economy adjust to the "new normal," the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. "The Inter-agency Task Forc... Read More


DOTr partners with 2GO for operation of 'quarantine ships'

Manila, April 5 -- To rule out possible spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infection for returning seafarers and other overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are required to undergo 14-day quarant... Read More


200K workers get DOLE aid amid virus crisis

Manila, April 5 -- Close to 200,000 workers had received cash assistance from the government's assistance programs to mitigate the impact of the national health emergency due to the Covid-19 pandemic,... Read More


DA to distribute P5K cash aid to farmers amid health crisis

Manila, April 5 -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Sunday said it will distribute PHP5,000 cash subsidy to 600,000 rice farmers to help augment their needs amid the enhanced community quarantine... Read More


Resolving Covid-19 crisis is everyone's responsibility

Manila, April 5 -- Senator Christopher Lawrence 'Bong' Go on Sunday reiterated that it is a shared responsibility of every Filipino to help resolve immediately the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisi... Read More


IATF grants DAR authority to issue quarantine passes to farmers

Manila, April 5 -- The Inter Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) on Saturday granted the Department of Agrarian Reform's (DAR) request to authorize the issu... Read More


More aid for public health workers amid Covid-19 crisis sought

Manila, April 4 -- Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go has reiterated his call for the provision of special risk allowance for public health workers (PHWs) as they continue to work in hospitals and... Read More