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9 persons under monitoring for nCoV in Kidapawan City

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Cotabato, Philippines — Nine persons have been placed under monitoring here after traveling to places affected by the novel Corona Virus (nCoV), a top local official said. Lawyer Jose Paulo Evangelista, chief of the city’s information department, said the City Health Office did not disclose from which countries the nine PUMs had traveled, […]

Panelo on VFA scrapping ‘inconsistency’: ‘Much ado about nothing’

Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo (File photo by JOAN BONDOC / Philippine Daily Inquirer) MANILA, Philippines – “It is much ado about nothing.” Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said this in a statement on Sunday in reference to the supposed contradicting and inconsistent statements made by him, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana regarding […]

Bacolod now has only 5 persons suspected of nCoV infection

Bacold City in Negros Occidental (Image from Google Maps) BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines  — The number of patients under investigation (PUI) and quarantined for suspected infection of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) in Bacolod City hospitals has dropped to five. Dr. Grace Tan, spokesperson of the Bacolod City’s inter-agency task force against the 2019 nCov, […]

Amihan to continue affecting Luzon and Visayas

MANILA, Philippines – The northeast monsoon, or amihan, will continue to affect the weather in Luzon and Visayas in the next 24 hours, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported Sunday afternoon. Cagayan Valley, Bicol Region, Aurora, and Quezon will have cloudy skies with scattered rains, with the possibility of flash floods […]

Robredo: What’s the truth about VFA termination?

Vice President Leni Robredo talks to members of the media after making public her report on the Duterte administration’s drug war on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at the Office of the Vice President in Quezon City. (Photo by NOY MORCOSO / INQUIRER.net) MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday criticized the government’s inconsistencies […]

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