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Plane makes emergency landing off Zamboanga City

July 7, 2020

A private plane bound for Dumaguete City an emergency landing off the waters of Barangay Sinunuc, Zamboanga City on Tuesday morning. According to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), a Piper PA-34 Seneca private plane with call sign RP-C834 was forced

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11 Metro Manila hospitals report 100% utilization rate in COVID-19 beds

July 7, 2020

The Department of Health ( DOH) said Monday 11 hospitals in Metro Manila have reported a 100 percent utilization rate in their COVID-19 dedicated beds. These are the Veterans Memorial Medical Center, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, University of Perpetual

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More health workers, computer specialists can be exported as remittances can fall by 5% this year – Diokno

July 7, 2020

The Philippines could “export” more healthcare workers and computer specialists amid the influx of Filipino repatriates who have been displaced due to coronavirus pandemic, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas(BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno said on Monday. In a virtual press briefing, Diokno

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If Duterte holds SONA at House of Representatives, number of lawmakers present limited – Palace

July 7, 2020

Malacañang said on Monday that only a limited number of the members of Congress will be allowed to be present if President Rodrigo Duterte decides to personally deliver his fifth State of the Nation Address later this month at the

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Bangsamoro gov’t can’t be represented in ATC but can be consulted, says Palace

July 7, 2020

Malacañang said on Monday that the Bangsamoro government could not have a representative at the Anti-Terrorism Council as the law specifically provides who are its members. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the statement after Bangsamoro government Chief Minister Ahod “Al

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Gapay leads celebration of Army Aviation Regiment

July 6, 2020

Army chief Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay led the celebration of the Army Aviation “Hiraya” Regiment in Nueva Ecija on Monday. Col. Ramon Zagala, Army spokesman, said the first activation anniversary of Army Aviation Regiment with the theme “Hiraya: Kaagapay sa

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Duterte not sick, just emotional in meeting with troops in Zamboanga, says Palace

July 6, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte was not physically ill but only became emotional when he met the government troops in Zamboanga City last Friday, Malacañang said on Monday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, in a press briefing, said that Duterte was really downhearted

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New COVID-19 cases surge past 2,000 for the second day

July 6, 2020

The number of new coronavirus disease ( COVID-19) cases remained high on Monday as 2,099 new cases were reported by the Department of Health ( DOH). This was the second day where new cases were above 2,000 after a new

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