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OFW is Eastern Samar’s first COVID-19 patient – INQUIRER.net

Eastern Samar has recorded its first coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) case. In a livestreamed video, Gov. Ben Evardone said the province’s first confirmed COVID-19

  1. OFW is Eastern Samar’s first COVID-19 patient  INQUIRER.net
  2. Eastern Samar records its first COVID-19 case  CNN Philippines
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Prepping for rise in Covid admissions – SunStar Philippines

Prepping for rise in Covid admissions

  1. Prepping for rise in Covid admissions
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‘Demand for IT-BPO workers to recover in ’20’ | Samuel P. Medenilla – Business Mirror

DEMAND for workers in the information technology-business process outsourcing (IT-BPO) industry is expected to recover this year as more countries relocate their operations to the Philippines because of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. This developed amid reports that hundreds of w…

  1. ‘Demand for IT-BPO workers to recover in ’20’ | Samuel P. Medenilla
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Filipino workers in Laos, Norway flown home – The Manila Times – The Manila Times

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday repatriated 390 Filipinos from Laos and Norway. The repatriates were composed of 125 land-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Laos and 265 sea-based OFWs from Norway. The Department of Social Welfare and Development had provided psychosocia…

  1. Filipino workers in Laos, Norway flown home – The Manila Times
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AMLC, global labor union join pros, antis on terror bill – Business Mirror

FAILURE to pass the controversial Anti-Terrorism Bill (ATB) will put the Philippines in the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) gray list, which would, in turn, echo negative effects on certain sectors in the economy, the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) said, as an international labor group jo…

  1. AMLC, global labor union join pros, antis on terror bill | BusinessMirror
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CitySavings supports DepEd’s Learning Continuity Plan – The Manila Times – The Manila Times

AS the country rises to the challenge brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, the camaraderie among government agencies and private organizations has not waved. The Department of Education (DepEd) once again called for support from stakeholders for the joint Brigada Eskwela (BE) and Oplan Balik Eskwela (O…

  1. CitySavings supports DepEd’s Learning Continuity Plan – The Manila Times
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Cebu police probing abduction of farmer’s group officer – INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police are looking into the abduction on Saturday, June 13, of an officer of a farmer’s group in Barangay Kampingganon in Bantayan town, on Bantayan Island. Elena

  1. Cebu police probing abduction of farmer’s group officer  INQUIRER.net
  2. Farmers group organizer abducted from Cebu home  Rappler
  3. Farmer group coordinator taken away by armed men in Cebu — progressive groups  INQUIRER.net
  4. FARDEC exec’s ‘alleged abduction’ in Bantayan probed  INQUIRER.net
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RITM says non-PhilHealth members are accepted for COVID-19 testing – GMA News

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) on Sunday denied claims that specimens collected from individuals unregistered with the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) were not accepted by COVID-19 testing centers.

  1. RITM says non-PhilHealth members are accepted for COVID-19 testing  GMA News
  2. RITM clarifies: Non-Philhealth members still accommodated for COVID-19 tests  INQUIRER.net
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Miss International 2020 pageant gets cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic – GMA News

The pageant organization expressed their deepest regret to their participants and supporters, saying the next edition, which will be dubbed as the 60th Miss International Beauty Pageant, will be scheduled in the fall of 2021.

  1. Miss International 2020 pageant gets cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Mayor ‘confident’ Cebu City will not revert to ECQ status – Sun.Star

Mayor ‘confident’ Cebu City will not revert to ECQ status

  1. Mayor ‘confident’ Cebu City will not revert to ECQ status  Sun.Star
  2. As patients crowd hospitals, Cebu City urges public to utilize quarantine centers  INQUIRER.net
  3. Labella confident about GCQ extension for Cebu City  INQUIRER.net
  4. Briones: I’m not impressed  SunStar Philippines
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Doctors group to Cebuanos: Cooperate in fight against COVID-19 – INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A group of physicians based in Cebu is calling for the public to cooperate in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Philippine College of

  1. Doctors group to Cebuanos: Cooperate in fight against COVID-19
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Mandaue now looking at 417 cases in the city – INQUIRER.net

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City records 16 new cases as of Sunday evening, June 14, 2020.
The cases were posted on the Facebook page of the Mandaue City Public Information Office.
Six of

  1. Mandaue now looking at 417 cases in the city  INQUIRER.net
  2. Newborn among 53 new COVID cases in Mandaue  INQUIRER.net
  3. Mandaue sets bike rules  SunStar Philippines
  4. 53 new Covid-19 cases in Mandaue City  SunStar Philippines
  5. Toledo City’s border control measures still in place – PIO  INQUIRER.net