IATF oks foreigners’ re-entry to PH

MANILA, Dec 18 (Mabuhay) — The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has allowed the re-entry of foreigners who were in the Philippines but temporarily left since December 17, Malacañang said on Friday. “The IATF, in its 89th meeting, also allowed the re-entry to the Philippines of foreign nationals with […]

18.12.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Minors still not allowed to go out in NCR, says MMDA exec

MANILA, Dec 3 (Mabuhay) — Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) general manager Jojo Garcia on Thursday announced that minors are still not allowed to go out in Metro Manila, which is still under general community quarantine. At a virtual press briefing, Garcia said this was agreed upon during a meeting of Metro Manila mayors on […]

03.12.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

4 regions are epicenters of COVID-19 cases — OCTA Research

MANILA, Dec 2 (Mabuhay) — An expert from the OCTA Research team on Tuesday identified four regions considered as epicenters of COVID-19 cases in the country. In a public briefing, Dr. Guido David said the epicenters are the National Capital Region, Davao Region, Calabarzon, and some parts of Central Luzon. “Ang epicenters ngayon nasa Metro […]

02.12.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Duterte: NCR, several other areas under GCQ vs. COVID-19

MANILA, Dec 1 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte has extended anew the general community quarantine in Metro Manila until December 31, 2020 to control the spread of COVID-19 over the holidays. In a public address aired on Monday night, Duterte said the following areas are also under GCQ:     National Capital Region     Batangas     […]

01.12.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Minors now allowed to go to malls accompanied by parents

MANILA, Dec 1 (Mabuhay) — After almost nine months in quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, minors may now go malling as long as they are accompanied by their parents, Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Ano said. “Para na rin po sa kapaskuhan ay dun sa ipinag-utos natin na pwede ng gradual expansion ng […]

01.12.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

LEACHON: PRIORITIZE NCR, CALABARZON, CENTRAL LUZON IN GIVING COVID-19 VACCINE

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay)– The Philippines should prioritize giving the COVID-19 vaccine in most of the economic epicenter first before moving on to other hotspots, health expert Dr. Anthony “Tony” Leachon said on Monday. Leachon, a former adviser to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) which is the government’s […]

30.11.2020 · Filled under: News ·

BI lifts antigen test for outbound Filipinos; more foreigners allowed entry

MANILA, Oct 26 (Mabuhay) — Filipinos leaving the country will no longer be required to have an antigen test for COVID-19 starting next week while more foreign nationals will be allowed entry to the Philippines, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced Sunday. In a statement, the BI said the antigen test requirement for those leaving […]

26.10.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Travel agencies, tour operators now allowed in GCQ areas

MANILA, Oct 16 (Mabuhay) — Travel agencies, tour operators, reservation services, and other related activities are allowed to operate in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ) at limited capacity starting Friday. This came after the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) issued Memorandum Circular 20-53 dated October 14 that re-categorizes the said travel and tourism-related […]

16.10.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Gov’t allows resumption of non-essential outbound travel of Filipinos

MANILA, Oct 16 (Mabuhay) — The government’s COVID-19 task force has lifted the restriction on non-essential outbound travel of Filipinos, Malacañang announced on Friday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the policy will be effective on October 21. The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Infectious Diseases (IATF) earlier suspended the implementation of this policy. […]

16.10.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·