Day: May 1, 2020

Lawmakers warn: Pogo reopening a health risk

A key congressional ally of President Duterte and several other lawmakers are strongly opposing the resumption of work, even on a limited scale, at Philippine offshore gaming operator (Pogo) companies, saying it will pose serious health risks to the public while the country is still battling the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Philippine Amusement and […]

Some LGUs on GCQ keep border control rules

DAY ONE Despite the request of some mayors in Albay to extend their lockdown, the general community quarantine takes effect in the province on May 1. But checkpoints remain in place, such as this one in Daraga town. —MARK ALVIC ESPLANA A number of provinces and cities that were supposed to transition to general community […]

P200-M worth of fake cigarettes seized in Valenzuela

Authorities seized on Thursday about P200 million worth of fake cigarettes in Valenzuela City as unscrupulous traders tried to fill the gap left by dwindling supply of tax-paid sticks amid the lockdown. Operatives of the Bureau of Customs and Valenzuela’s Philippine National Police raided a warehouse located at Cabral Industrial Park in Barangay Lawang Bato […]

CSC suspends applications for exams

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has suspended the applications for the Aug. 9 Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test, both for professional and subprofessional levels. The application process, initially scheduled from May 11 to June 10, is suspended until further notice due to the continued community quarantine in the country. ADVERTISEMENT Earlier, the CSC also […]

CSC suspends applications for exams

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has suspended the applications for the Aug. 9 Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test, both for professional and subprofessional levels. The application process, initially scheduled from May 11 to June 10, is suspended until further notice due to the continued community quarantine in the country. ADVERTISEMENT Earlier, the CSC also […]

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