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Pasig, Valenzuela partner for unified contact tracing

UNIFIED CONTACT TRACING. Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian and Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto virtually sign an Interconnectivity Agreement for PasigPass and ValTrace app—contact tracing solutions on Friday (Dec.4. 2020). The streamlining of the unified digital contact tracing solutions in the cities of Pasig and Valenzuela will begin on Dec. …

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Filipino fighters fall at ONE: Big Bang

MANILA – Filipino mixed martial artists Jomary Torres and Rene Catalan came up short of racking up wins at ONE: Big Bang at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday night. Both fighters, belonging to the Catalan Fighting System, suffered tough knockout losses in contrasting fashions. Torres was forced to play …

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8.2K patients recover from Covid-19 in E. Visayas

MORE RECOVERIES. A Covid-19 survivor in Palo, Leyte receives a “welcome home” cake and a certificate for completing the mandatory quarantine in this undated photo. The Department of Health on Friday (Dec. 4, 2020) reported that a total of 8,267 or 92.38 percent of coronavirus patients in Eastern Visayas have …

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Camiguin says no curfew on Christmas Day

Camiguin, one of the popular tourist destinations in the country, has lifted its curfew on Christmas Day to allow residents to fully celebrate the yuletide. This was contained in an Executive Order issued last week by Governor Jurdin Jesus Romualdo. Rumualdo, however, said that despite the lifting of the province-wide …

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Palace bucks Lacson proposal to criminalize red-tagging

President Rodrigo Duterte just laughed at Senator Panfilo Lacson’s earlier statement that the state should consider criminalizing red-tagging. In his online program, “Counterpoint,” Presidential Legal Adviser Salvador Panelo said the President has likened Lacson’s proposal to efforts to penalize individuals who are giving distinctive description to a person. “The President …

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