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Año orders arrest of people spreading fake news about coronavirus

Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año. (Alex Nueva España/ Senate PRIB) MANILA, Philippines — Interior Secretary Eduardo Año has ordered the country’s police force to investigate and arrest those responsible for spreading false information about the 2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV). Año said the situation on the 2019-nCoV is further exacerbated by […]

Work from home option pushed amid coronavirus threat

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Risa Hontiveros on Tuesday appealed to the private sector to allow a “work from home” option for its employees amid the 2019 novel coronavirus  (2019-nCov) menace gripping the country. She issued the statement after reports that the 2019-nCoV has surpassed the global death toll of the 2003 SARS outbreak. ADVERTISEMENT The […]

Farmer slain in Camarines Sur town

NAGA CITY –– A 55-year-old farmer was killed in Calabanga town, Camarines Sur on Monday night, police said. A report from the Calabanga police said Ramon Balesa was sleeping inside his house when Ricardo Villanueva breached his firearm into the wall made of nipa and shot the victim in Barangay Paolbo at 10:45 p.m. ADVERTISEMENT […]

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