Day: September 11, 2020

Restaurant dining linked to COVID-19

FILE PHOTO: People eat at a mostly empty restaurant with tables on the street, in the financial district during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., September 9, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo Among adults tested for the coronavirus at 11 U.S. healthcare facilities in July, those […]

DOTr eases distancing rule in public transport

MANILA, Philippines — Four days after the government announced that it would prohibit home confinement for mild and asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Friday said it would start easing restrictions in public transportation in a bid to revive an economy in its worst recession in decades. The DOTr said it wants […]

West Visayas, Lanao Sur bar entry of LSIs

NO FREEDOM A group of overseas Filipino workers who returned in August have to stay at the Iloilo Freedom Grandstand in Iloilo City due to lack of quarantine facilities. —IAN PAUL CORDERO/CONTRIBUTOR CEBU CITY — Locally stranded individuals (LSIs) bound for Western Visayas, Iligan City and Lanao del Sur province have to wait a bit. […]

Bicol IATF suspends Albay truck ban

NO TO TRUCK BAN A truck carrying goods passes through Quezon Avenue in Legazpi City on Friday. The interagency task force in Bicol has suspended the truck ban in Albay province to help revive local commerce amid the pandemic. —REY ANTHONY OSTRIA LEGAZPI CITY — The Bicol Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging […]

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