CSC head denies commissioner’s charge

August 26, 2020
The CSC head said she was only observing as a matter of protocol to restrict herself from issuing comments and disclosures pertaining to judicial proceedings to avoid prejudging the issue, influencing the court or obstruction the administration of justice under the subjudice rule.

Missing cop key to solving broadcaster’s gunslaying

August 15, 2020
According to PTFoMS Executive Director Undersecretary Joel Egco, they have strong reasons to believe that Police Executive Master Sergeant (PEMS) Reuel Pinero is now in the hands of higher PNP officials citing video footages showing he was with other police officers before boarding a helicopter en route to Metro Manila from Cebu which has been circulating in social media.

SAP distribution underway -- DILG

August 08, 2020
All 17 LGUs in Metro Manila, corresponding to a total of 2,675,610 family beneficiaries (original, 4Ps and waitlisted) shall receive their emergency subsidy through digital means and there will be no manual distribution unlike in the first tranche of the SAP.

BFP has 174 COVID cases

THE Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) national headquarters in Agham Road, Quezon City has more than 30 COVID positives including two high ranking officials even as direct swab testing is still going on at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.

Govt's 'Hatid Tulong' sends home thousands of LSIs

“They came in droves many days before the send-off because they all wanted to avail of the free ride back to their home provinces and many did not pre-register.  The important thing is we did not leave them on the streets to fend for themselves.  We had to make the best of a difficult thing and accommodated them inside the Rizal stadium, making our best effort to ensure that they observe minimum health protocols,” he said.

Mining sector reports P402M COVID relief fund

According to the Philippine Mining Industry (PMI), the aid they shared are the remaining funds for their respective Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) intended for the host and neighboring communities during the entire quarantine period to contain the spread of the deadly virus.

Thousands of prisoners freed to decongest jails

“Patunay lamang ito na sa gitna ng pandemya, hindi nakakaligtaan ng pamahalaan ang kapakanan at kabutihan ng ating mga kapatid na nakapiit sa mga kulungan, lalung-lalo na iyong mga matatanda, mahihina at buntis. Nagpapasalamat din kami sa Supreme Court sa kanilang mga bagong guidelines na nakatulong sa maraming PDLs (persons deprived of liberty),” Ano said.