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MRT-3 to temporarily shutdown operations for five days starting Tuesday

July 6, 2020

As resolved by the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), and following the increasing number of personnel who tested positive for COVID-19, the MRT-3 will temporarily suspend its operations starting Tuesday until July 11. The temporary shutdown will

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Military watching possible clan war after last week Jolo shooting

July 6, 2020

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is monitoring a possible clan war following the death of four Army intelligence officers in the hands of policemen in Jolo last week. Lt. Gen. Carlito Sobejana, AFP Western Mindanao Command chief, said:

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Philippines can’t afford another lockdown, but decision dependent on critical care, case doubling rate – Palace

July 6, 2020

The Philippines could not afford another lockdown amid the rising number of coronavirus cases, Malacañang said on Monday. In a virtual press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, however, said that “stricter quarantine” could still be imposed if the critical care

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Critical care resources in Metro Manila considered ”moderate risk level”: DOH

July 6, 2020

Critical care resources in Metro Manila are considered to be at the “moderate risk level”, the Department of Health ( DOH) said Monday. Speaking at a virtual press briefing, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said critical care utilization rate in

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Año says probers gathering evidence on Jolo shooting incident

July 6, 2020

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Monday said they are focused on gathering evidence on the shooting incident in Jolo where four Army intelligence officers were allegedly killed by cops . In a TV interview, Año said whatever the motive is,

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PNP chief wants two cops involved in death of girl in Ilocos Sur dismissed

July 6, 2020

The chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday said he wants the two policemen involved in the death of a 15-year-old girl in Ilocos Sur to be dismissed. In a press briefing, Police General Archie Francisco Gamboa said

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COVID-19 clusters seen in almost 400 barangays in NCR, Cebu City

July 6, 2020

Almost 400 barangays in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Cebu City being monitored as clusters of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday. In a virtual press briefing, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said: ”In

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One of nine cops involved in Jolo shooting positive for COVID-19

July 6, 2020

One of the nine cops involved in the Jolo shooting incident tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to Philippine National Police chief  General Archie Francisco Gamboa. In a press briefing, Gamboa said he was supposed to bring the

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