The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Crop damage from ”Quinta” hits P705.87 million

October 28, 2020

Damage to agriculture caused by Typhoon ”Quinta” reached P705.87 million, the Department of Agriculture reported on Wednesday. “The total amount of damage and losses in agri-fisheries due to ‘Quinta’ has increased to P705.87 million from the previously-reported P401.73 million, with

READ MORE

Cascolan hopes PNPA graduates will be assigned outside Metro Manila to hone skills

October 28, 2020

The chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday hoped the graduating class of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) will be  assigned outside Metro Manila to hone their skills. During a testimonial parade at PNPA, Police Gen. Camilo

READ MORE

New COVID-19 cases reach 2,053

October 28, 2020

New coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases reached 2,053, the Department of Health (DOH) said Wednesday. Total cases were 375, 180 of which 38, 955 were active. Provinces and cities which led in new cases were Caloocan 108, Quezon City 103, Negros

READ MORE

Esperon supports Parlade; cites CPP-NPA’s “legal fronts”

October 28, 2020

National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. does not see anything wrong with the strong campaign by some government officials, such as Southern Luzon Command chief Lieutenant General Antonio Parlade Jr., against the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army and

READ MORE

Parlade’s alleged red-tagging not prelude to implementing anti-terror law: Año

October 28, 2020

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Wednesday said the remarks of Southern Luzon Command chief Lt Gen. Antonio Parlade  allegedly red-tagging celebrities is not a prelude to the implementation of the anti-terror law. In a TV interview, Año said persons who

READ MORE

DILG warns public, local executives of scammers

October 28, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Wednesday again warned the public and local government executives of a syndicate of extortionists and con-men posing as DILG senior officials and arranging for COVID-19 or emergency relief aid. DILG

READ MORE

Sept. 8 of every year declared as “National Green Building Day”

October 28, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared September 8 of every year as “National Green Building Day.” Duterte, in Proclamation No. 1030, which he signed on October 21, said there is a need to provide opportunities to encourage cooperation between the public

READ MORE

DOE allows 100% foreign ownership on huge geothermal projects; Infrawatch says it’s unconstitutional

October 28, 2020

Foreigners with at least $50 million capitalization could now own up to 100 percent of large-scale geothermal exploration, development, and utilization projects in the Philippines, according to the Department of Energy. In a statement on Tuesday, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi

READ MORE