Day: March 30, 2020

Expect fair, hot weather on Tuesday – Pagasa

MANILA, Philippines — The country will experience hot and humid weather with episodes of partly cloudy to cloudy skies and isolated rain showers on Tuesday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). This weather condition is caused by the easterlies or warm wind from thePacific Ocean and localized thunderstorms, according to the 4 […]

Trump defends extending virus guidelines as spread continues

WASHINGTON  — Siding with public health experts’ dire projections, President Donald Trump on Monday defended his decision to extend restrictive social distancing guidelines through the end of April, while bracing the nation for a coronavirus death toll that could exceed 100,000 people. President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with supply chain distributors in the […]

Dar says food enough, but flags checkpoints

LOCAL GOVERNMENTS’ RULES Food trucks are not banned under the Luzon quarantine, but local governments keep turning them around at checkpoints. —KARLSTON LAPNITEN MANILA, Philippines — The insistence of local governments to enforce their own quarantine directives is slowly resulting in an artificial food crisis as the movement of truckers and suppliers remains restricted. In […]

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