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Victims of ‘sex for pass’ scheme in checkpoints have to come out in open court — PNP

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police chief Gen. Archie Gamboa on Monday said that victims of alleged “sex-for-pass” scheme in quarantine checkpoints would have to come out in open court so that complaints may be prosecuted against the perpetrators. In a interview with ABS-CBN News Channel, Gamboa said that proceedings for administrative charges against cops who […]

DOLE: Efforts underway to send home 24,000 quarantined OFWs in 3 days

MANILA, Philippines — Government agencies are working to send home in three days the 24,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) stuck in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) quarantine facilities,  Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Monday. This came after President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to concerned government agencies to bring them home within […]

Selective barangay lockdowns in Metro Manila possible – DILG

Philippine Airforce personnel uses a drone to monitor the imposed total lockdown of Barangay Addition Hills in Mandaluyong City on Thursday, May 7, 2020, as the city tackles the coronavirus pandemic.-INQUIRER/GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE MANILA, Philippines — Selective barangay lockdowns may be implemented in Metro Manila starting on June 1 should the modified enhanced community quarantine […]

Pagasa weather forecast: Hot, humid Monday with scattered rains, thunderstorms

MANILA, Philippines – Hot and humid weather conditions will prevail in most parts of the country on Monday, with some regions in Luzon expected to experience cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to a frontal system and the southwesterly windflow, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. Pagasa, in […]

Duterte: Send home 24,000 quarantined OFWs in 1 week, expedite release of COVID test results 

The Philippine Coast Guard serves returning overseas Filipino workers and Filipino tourists at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on May 14, 2020. PCG photo MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has given the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and the Department of Health (DOH) a week to send home […]

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