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'Yung mga areas na meron pa ring mga ano, infection baka yun na lang ang ikontrol natin ng konti,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
The DICT undersecretary offered to quit in January amid frustration with the department's confidential and intelligence funds
(UPDATED) Drinking alcoholic drinks in public places such as restaurants and bars is still prohibited
Confused by travel restrictions under different levels of community quarantine? Here's your guide to what's allowed and what isn't.
Essential workers or authorized persons outside residence are still the only ones allowed to leave and enter Metro Manila, explains Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
Malls are essential economic engines but are typically crowded, sparking fears that their opening will cause a spike in infections
Police say Gerald Cuadra was shot to death 7 times by a pair of unidentified suspects
Jeepney operators must first obtain clearance from every town along its route
Sitio Upper in the mountain village of Bacayan is the latest addition to the list, even as Cebu City transitions to modified enhanced community quarantine
(UPDATED) Priests, imams, rabbis, and other religious ministers may conduct religious services in houses as long as health protocols are observed, says the government
The government releases new guidelines governing areas under ECQ, MECQ, GCQ, and MGCQ
The biggest Metro Manila city releases rules on allowed businesses, transportation, and activities for the period of modified enhanced community quarantine
What we know so far about the levels of lockdown across the country
Beneficiaries of the government’s coronavirus cash aid program can choose to receive their subsidies through mobile banking apps like GCash and PayMaya
Washington increases the pressure on Havana just one day after Cuba urged a terrorism probe over gunfire that hit its embassy in the US capital
‘An attack on our students is an attack on our college,’ the UP College of Mass Communication reminds the NTF-ELCAC
(UPDATED) DILG Secretary Eduardo Año says the government task force made the decision after local chief executives in the 8 regions asked them not to lift quarantine measures yet
(2nd UPDATE) The changes to the country's strictest form of quarantine allows more industries to resume operations while giving local governments the power to declare hard lockdowns in barangays with COVID-19 cases
Communications Secretary Martin Andanar issues the order two days after the PCOO got flak for reposting the government anti-communist task force's 'black propaganda' against ABS-CBN and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa
Just like in the United States, the Philippine government’s act of blocking citizens from its social media accounts violate fundamental rights
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says that distance learning is a major component of learning delivery for the incoming school year
Researchers say data show ECQ had 'gains' that must be sustained until mass testing and contact tracing are scaled up
'Priority' private sector construction works like housing, food production facilities, and energy facilities can now take place even under the strictest form of community quarantine
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The Department of Foreign Affairs will implement new rules at its consular offices to protect both the public and its personnel during the coronavirus outbreak
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Manila police detain student Rexon Aumentado over a supposedly invalid quarantine pass. Human rights lawyer Erin Tañada calls the detention a form of 'harassment.'
Cops arrest 44 Chinese and 9 Filipinos in a house in Parañaque that was being used to run an illegal POGO operation
The tourney will feature $1 million in prizes in the form of cash and in-game cosmetics
The mayor of Cordova says the post of Maria Shanyl Emeliano was 'creating panic'
Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella says there is a need to extend the enhanced community quarantine due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in the city
The things that got Filipinos furiously typing on Google Search
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In successful SIM-jackings, a user's text messages and calls are routed to the hijacker's SIM card. The hijackers can then use this data to hack banking, email, and other online accounts.
From Zoom’s big missed opportunity to internet networks being put to its limits, we’re listing down the top tech trends we’ve observed during the novel coronavirus crisis
'When making promises, [the government should] indicate clearly the length of time needed for recipients to experience the results'
'Mr President, just instruct your officials to tell the truth about the kinds of relief national government can actually give us. Don’t let people build up their hopes then leave them disappointed.'
This follows similar moves from Netflix, iFlix, and YouTube
(UPDATED) Ex-Department of Transportation and Communications undersecretary Primitivo Cal dies at 76
It seems that the quarantine emphasizes disciplining the hardheaded and the unruly more than confining of the virus
Phishing websites are targeting unsuspecting consumers who want to use a video chat app to connect for work, or to talk to friends and family
The Community Help feature, created 4 years ago to help people find shelter, food or supplies during disaster, will now let people ask for help during the COVID-19 crisis