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Baguio cemeteries closed for Undas

UNDAS. The city government ordered closure of cemeteries from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3 as a safety protocol. The visitation schedule was set by district to prevent overcrowding in cemeteries, columbaries, and memorial parks. (PNA file photo) BAGUIO CITY – The city government has ordered closure of cemeteries here from …

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PH logs 13K new recoveries; active cases down to 79K

(Infographic courtesy of DOH) MANILA – The country’s daily number of recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) more than doubled on Friday, with the Department of Health (DOH) reporting 13,363 new recoveries, from Thursday’s 5,317. In its daily Covid-19 bulletin, the DOH said this brought the overall recovery count …

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3 more Koronadal businesses shut over health protocol violations

(Photo courtesy of the city government) KORONADAL CITY – The city government has temporarily closed down three more business establishments for failing to comply with the health and safety protocols against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Mayor Eliordo Ogena said on Friday the erring establishments were found by the local government’s …

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300k to troop back to work

As many as 300,000 workers are expected to be added to the active labor force as Metro Manila and several parts of the country shift to the less restrictive Alert Level 3 that will allow more businesses to reopen. Workers place a signage to block off seats inside a cinema …

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PH Covid-19 recoveries reach 2,573,161

(File photo) MANILA – An additional 5,317 patients have beaten the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), pushing the country’s overall recovery count to 2,573,161 as of Thursday. The Department of Health (DOH), in its latest Covid-19 bulletin, said recoveries account for 95.4 percent of the total 2,698,232 infections since the start …

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Stocks recover on risk-on sentiments; peso nearly flat

MANILA – Risk-on sentiments reigned in the local bourse on Thursday following the easing of National Capital Region’s (NCR) pandemic alert to Level 3 starting October 16, while the peso ended sideways against the greenback. After hitting a downward path in the past days, the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) …

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PSA calls for recognition of PhilID sans handwritten signature

(File photo) MANILA – The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) called on government line agencies and other private financial institutions for the recognition of Philippine Identification (PhilID) or the national ID card as sufficient proof of identity of their clients. At the Laging Handa public briefing on Wednesday, PSA Undersecretary Rosalinda …

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Maring death toll: 13, crop damage: P500 million

The death toll from severe Tropical Storm “Maring” has reached 13 and missing nine, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported Wednesday, but added the numbers were still being validated. The bodies of two minors who went missing during a landslide in Barangay Dominican Hill-Mirador during the …

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