‘Ambo’ batters Samar island as country fights COVID-19
on May 23, 2020
TACLOBAN CITY – Two persons were reported missing from the island village of Tubabao, Oras town, while one was injured by flying debris in Can-avid town, as Typhoon ‘Ambo’ […]
Meralco to consumers: Before paying, wait for new bill this May
MANILA, Philippines — The country’s biggest power retailer, Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) told consumers on Wednesday not to settle their bills yet but wait for the upcoming bill that would be issued. During a virtual hearing of the House energy committee, Meralco first vice president and head of Customer Retail Services Victor Genuino said that The post Meralco to consumers: Before paying, wait for new bill this May appeared first on Inquirer News.
PNP, DDB expect to ‘deepen’ coordination with new PDEA chief in anti-drug drive
MANILA, Philippines — The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) and Philippine National Police (PNP) are expecting to “deepen” their collaboration in the government’s campaign against illegal drugs with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) having Wilkins Villanueva as the new chief. In a statement, the DDB, a policy-making body tasked with preventing and controlling drug abuse, The post PNP, DDB expect to ‘deepen’ coordination with new PDEA chief in anti-drug drive appeared first on Inquirer News.
Palace: 3-month Bayanihan Act extension 'ideal', until December if necessary
Malacañang on Wednesday expressed support for a three-month extension of the Bayanihan Act, which provided President Rodrigo Duterte additional powers to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
Philippines, Vietnam agree to boost cooperation on COVID-19 response
Food security, including a long-term supply of rice to the Philippines, and international efforts against the pandemic were discussed during a phone conversation between President Rodrigo Duterte and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Tuesday.