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Tax-free, prompt release of cash aid for COVID-stricken medical frontliners pressed

Nurses wearing protective gears prepare the holding area for possible case of coronavirus disease at Ospital ng Parañaque along Quirino Avenue in Parañaque City.INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / RICHARD A. REYES MANILA, Philippines — The financial assistance granted to the families of healthcare workers who succumbed or were stricken by the coronavirus disease 2019  (COVID-19) in […]

Bong Go hails plan to use state-owned IBC-13 as remote learning platform

MANILA, Philippines—Senator Christopher “Bong” Go welcomed the Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation’s (IBC-13) offer to use its facilities as a remote learning platform for students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The proposal would enable the Department of Education to broadcast curriculum-based programs when schools reopen on August 24, 2020. ADVERTISEMENT Go cited Republic Act No. 8730 or the […]

In Visayas, youth leaders help local communities better discern COVID-19

MANILA, Philippines — As misinformation and disinformation on COVID-19 spread at an alarming rate, a network of youth organizations in the Visayas region in the central Philippines has beefed up efforts to help local communities better understand the escalating pandemic. Young leaders of the Visayan Youth Matters group in Cebu province have launched “EdukAKSYON Kontra […]

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