Davao City under GCQ until May 31

DAVAO CITY, May 15 (PIA) — Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has released today Executive Order No. 30 Series of 2020 placing the whole city under the general community quarantine effective 12:01 am 16 May to 11:59 pm 31 May 2020. Even then, she stressed that the enhanced community quarantine may be implemented in the […]

DSWD posts partial list of SAP beneficiaries on website

IN A MOVE to promote transparency, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has started to post the list of the names of the beneficiaries of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) on the websites of its Field Offices (FOs). DSWD explained that it has been advocating for transparency in the implementation of SAP. Providing […]

Mindanao’s food production capacity, an advantage under the ‘New Normal’

DAVAO CITY, 15 May (PIA) – For many years, Mindanao contributes a huge percentage of food production for the whole country. This trait of the said region is seen as an advantage under the ‘New Normal’ since Mindanao is known for being more than capable of sustaining its own agricultural needs and at the same […]

Mactan-Cebu International Airport implements “new normal” measures

GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) is ramping up preparations for the “New Normal” travel experience at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) in adherence to the guidelines of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The guidelines issued by both agencies are intended to protect the well-being of the […]

DOLE XI programs disbursement update

DAVAO CITY –Workers in the formal and informal sectors in Davao Region received social ameliorations (SAP) from the Department of Labor and Employment from April to May 2020. DOLE XI‘s released updated report as of today, Thursday, May 14, are as follows: CAMP. The Covid-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) extended cash assistance to workers (5,000/individual) […]

Bicycles seen as new kings of the road after COVID-19

It boils down to three areas; only Metro Manila, Cebu City and the province of Laguna have been placed under a modified enhanced community quarantine until the end of the month. While most regions in the country are preparing for transition to new normal, there is uncertainty among residents in NCR when it comes to […]

Government banks on fundamental reforms, recovery measures to revive economy

THE DUTERTE administration is banking on an array of recovery measures, plus fundamental reforms it has put in place to keep the economy resilient, to put the country back on its positive growth trajectory and let Filipinos get back to work as safely and as soon as possible under a post-quarantine environment, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said Thursday.  Dominguez expressed […]

DBP grants P4.3-B loan for Baguio City’s market re-development

STATE-OWNED Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has granted a P4.3-billion 15-year term loan to the local government of Baguio City for the re-development of the city’s famed market. The project is expected to benefit residents of the city’s 20 districts and 129 barangays, and boost tourism in the country’s Summer Capital. Shown in photo […]

DavNor ready for surge of returning residents

DAVAO DEL NORTE, May 14 (PIA) — The province reassured its residents to not worry as it is prepared for the anticipated return of OFWs who are stranded in Manila. In the May 13 episode of “Kapihan sa Davnor”, Davao del Norte IATF Incident Commander and Chief of IATF-COVID19 Dr. Alfredo Lacerona, tackled the concerns […]