Posts Tagged COVID-19 pandemic

Nationwide road-clearing ops to resume on Nov. 16 – DILG

Robie de Guzman   •   October 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Wednesday directed local government units (LGU) to resume their road-clearing operations after more than seven months of...

DTI to allow mall-wide sales to revive economy amid pandemic

Robie de Guzman   •   October 20, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it will once again allow the conduct of mall-wide sales to draw more shoppers as part of government efforts...

DOLE studying employers’ plea to subsidize 13th month pay

Robie de Guzman   •   October 14, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Wednesday said it is studying the plea of some “distressed” employers to subsidize the cost of the 13th  month...

Ilocos Norte, muling bubuksan sa mga turista sa Oct. 15

Robie de Guzman   •   October 13, 2020

Muli nang tatanggap ng mga turista ang lalawigan ng Ilocos Norte matapos ang halos pitong buwang pagsasara dahil sa ipinatutupad na community quarantine bunsod ng coronavirus pandemic. Ayon kay Department...

Pamahalaan, may alok na pautang sa maliliit na tourism businesses na apektado ng pandemya

Robie de Guzman   •   October 12, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Maglulunsad ng programang pautang ang Department of Tourism (DOT) para sa mga maliliit na negosyo sa sektor ng turismo na naapektuhan ng novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic....

TESDA rolls out training programs for OFWs displaced by pandemic

Robie de Guzman   •   October 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in the National Capital Region (NCR) who have lost their jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic may avail of the free skills training programs...

IATF OKs dietary supplementation program for babies, nutritionally at-risk pregnant women

Robie de Guzman   •   October 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The government’s Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) has approved the release and distribution of cash assistance and food packs for children...

DOLE identifies ‘resilient’ jobs in NCR amid pandemic

Robie de Guzman   •   October 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday cited a number of “resilient” jobs in the National Capital Region (NCR) that “withstood the impact” of the...

COMELEC has the power to postpone elections under certain circumstances —election law expert

Marje Pelayo   •   September 25, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Under specific circumstances, the Commission of Elections (COMELEC) has the authority or power to delay or postpone the conduct of an election. This was clarified by election...

POEA assures support for seafarers affected by pandemic

Robie de Guzman   •   September 22, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has assured continued assistance to seafarers affected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In Resolution No. 13, series of 2020,...


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