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Charges eyed vs Fontana over COVID hospital
by Ding Cervantes - May 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Criminal charges will be filed against the Fontana Development Corp. for allegedly allowing the operation of an illegal medical facility for Chinese afflicted with coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, authorities...
Group seeks mass testing before school opening
by Ding Cervantes - May 25, 2020 - 12:00am
A youth group yesterday urged students and parents to defy a plan of the Commission on Higher Education and Department of Education to resume classes in August or September unless mass testing for coronavirus disease...
Fontana: No link to fake COVID hospital
by Ding Cervantes - May 24, 2020 - 12:00am
The Fontana Development Corp. yesterday said it was not involved in the operation of a clandestine hospital in Fontana Leisure Parks said to be catering to Chinese citizens infected with the coronavirus disease 2019...
CIDG raids illegal COVID hospital in Pampanga
by Ding Cervantes - May 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Police raided on Tuesday a clandestine hospital at the Clark Freeport in Pampanga said to be treating Chinese citizens infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.
50 infected OFWs in New Clark City
by Ding Cervantes - May 10, 2020 - 12:00am
Fifty overseas Filipino workers who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 were taken for treatment to the National Government Administrative Center building in New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac...
Bomb threats hit Bataan hospital, banks
by Ding Cervantes - April 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Operations in a hospital, three banks and two supermarkets in this city were interrupted by bomb threats on Monday.
‘No politics in P200 billion aid release’
by Ding Cervantes - April 2, 2020 - 12:00am
There should be no politics involved in the distribution of the P200-billion aid earmarked by the government for poor families and displaced workers during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, according to Sen....
586 quarantine violators nabbed
by Ding Cervantes - March 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Close to 600 people were apprehended in Cavite over the weekend for violating the enhanced community quarantine imposed in Luzon to contain the coronavirus disease 2019.
Summer is here; will virus go away?
by Ding Cervantes - March 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Summer is officially here, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration.
No road closures, only checkpoints for Metro Manila quarantine
by Ding Cervantes - March 16, 2020 - 12:00am
There will be no road closures, only checkpoints, for the initial implementation of the community quarantine in Metro Manila.
Fisherfolk seek guidelines on quarantine
by Ding Cervantes - March 15, 2020 - 12:00am
The fisherfolk group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas is seeking “clear and comprehensive fishing guidelines” in Manila Bay while the government is enforcing a community quarantine...
State of calamity eyed in Pampanga over COVID-19
by Ding Cervantes - March 15, 2020 - 12:00am
A state of calamity may be declared in Pampanga, where there are three cases, including a fatality, due to of the coronavirus disease 2019.
More class suspensions, 4-day workweek over COVID-19
by Ding Cervantes - March 14, 2020 - 12:00am
A four-day workweek will be imposed in some areas even as more local government units have announced class suspensions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease-2019.
More areas in Luzon on tourist lockdown
by Ding Cervantes - March 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Three more towns in the Cordilleras and Angeles City in Pampanga have been declared off-limits to tourists as the number of those infected with the coronavirus disease-2019 in the country continues to rise.
Holy Week crucifixions in Pampanga halted
by Ding Cervantes - March 10, 2020 - 12:00am
No crucifixions, no flagellants.
UN asked to investigate deaths of environmental defenders
by Ding Cervantes - March 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The Ecumenical Voice for Human Rights and Peace in the Philippines urged members of the 43rd UN Human Rights Council to establish a “commission of inquiry” following reports that 157 “environmental...
Former rebel leader ‘Bilog’ nabbed in Pampanga
by Ding Cervantes - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Former Communist Party of the Philippines chairman Rodolfo Salas, known to his New People’s Army comrades as “Kumander Bilog,” was arrested by police in Angeles City, Pampanga yesterday mornin...
Be less romantic on Valentine’s Day – DOH
by Ding Cervantes - February 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Imagine having a Valentine’s Day date outdoors, with masked lovers maintaining their distance and holding hands rubbed with 70 percent alcohol, exchanging carefully sanitized gifts and flowers.?
Strawberry, Kalinga festivals cancelled over nCoV
by Ding Cervantes - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
More crowd-drawing festivals and activities in Luzon have been cancelled amid concerns over the novel coronavirus.
Capas government still defiant over quarantine plan
by Ding Cervantes - February 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Members of the Sangguniang Bayan or town council here debunked claims by health officials that the town is safe from possible 2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease infection even as residents remained...
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