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Echanis’ wife wants police to return husband’s body to her

August 11, 2020

The wife of Randall Enchanis, Anakpawis chairperson, is demanding that police return the remains of his husband to her. According to Erlinda Echanis, more than 10 La Loma policemen “forcibly took” the cadaver of her husband around 11:20pm last Monday

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Gov’t to use public schools as isolation facilities until Dec. – Palace

August 11, 2020

The government will use public schools as isolation facilities for coronavirus positive cases until December while there are no face-to-face classes yet, Malacañang said on Tuesday. In a virtual press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Education Secretary Leonor Briones

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Over 1,500 telco applications with LGUs approved after Duterte’s warning, says Año

August 11, 2020

The local government units have already approved over 1,500 applications of various telecommunication firms for this year, Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año said on Monday night. In a televised meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte in Davao City, Año

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October arrival of Navy’s second missile firing frigate resked to first quarter 2021

August 11, 2020

The arrival  of BRP Antonio Luna, the Philippine Navy’s second missile firing frigate, and other assets will be delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a virtual forum of the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP)  on Monday, Philippine

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DOJ orders task force to probe Echanis reported death

August 11, 2020

The Department of Justice on Tuesday ordered the Task Force on Extra-Judicial Killing (EJK) to create a special investigating team to investigate the he alleged death of Anakpawis chairperson and National Democratic Front  (NDFP) consultant Randall  Echanis. Justice Secretary Menardo

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Duterte admits gov’t funds depleted

August 11, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted that government funds have been depleted and there is a need for other sectors to go back to work. Duterte said that his administration could no longer afford to provide cash aid for the Filipinos.

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More than 1,000 OFWs returning from Qatar in three weeks

August 11, 2020

More than 1,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Qatar are set to be brought home by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in three weeks, starting  Wednesday. In a statement, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said 1,062 OFWs from

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Task forces accost more than 300,000 quarantine violators since March 17

August 11, 2020

Joint Task Force COVID Shield on Tuesday again appealed for public cooperation after they recorded more than 300,000 violators since the implementation of community quarantine in March. Based on their data, a total of 308,859 have been apprehended from March

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