The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is now finalizing the ReliefAgad application that will make the distribution of government cash assistance faster. Once operational, this computer-based app will speed up the disbursement of cash assistance under the different Social Amelioration Programs (SAPs). As of President Rodrigo Duterte’s weekly report, the department is working on […]

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Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong has ordered the temporary suspension of the number coding scheme in Baguio City for the duration of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Previously, President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a state of calamity because of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). And in response to this and the ECQ, Baguio City is now temporarily […]

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Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año has directed all local government units (LGUs) to remove the implementation of limited window hours for the access and operations of establishments like wet markets, groceries, and pharmacies through an advisory dated April 18, 2020. According to Año, imposing window hours will cause congestion of […]

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Mayor Magalong has issued Executive Order No. 77, S. 2020 to intensify the implementation of the temporary ban on selling and drinking liquor in Baguio City. Prevention of the Bad Effects of Liquor According to the EO, liquor consumption may weaken the immune system and also lower the body’s resistance to microbial infections and other […]

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Facebook will alert people who interact with COVID-19 misinformation Facebook’s vice president of integrity, Guy Rosen, published a blog post on the platform’s news page yesterday, April 16, 2020, regarding a new update that keeps people informed and limits misinformation about the Coronavirus Disease or COVID-19. Through this new update, Facebook will be leading people […]

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The Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) came up with a new market schedule for residents, following the order of Mayor Benjamin Magalong. Previously, the city has adopted window hours for residents just after the first week of the implementation of the Luzonwide Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). New ECQ Market Schedule for Baguio City Residents New […]

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As the entire Luzon was placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), a lot of utility companies like PLDT have extended support to their customers by giving them a grace period of at least 30 days to settle payments. However, as the ECQ was extended until April 30, 2020, PLDT and Smart Communications recognized the need […]

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Baguio City has recorded two new COVID-19 cases as of today, April 15, 2020. Mayor Magalong lifts lockdown on T. Alonzo Barangay [UPDATE AS OF APRIL 16, 2020] Mayor Magalong has lifted the lockdown on Barangay T. Alonzo last night as the wife the 16th COVID-19 patient in Baguio tested negative of the disease. Previously, […]

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Baguio City has released new guidelines for repatriated Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in response to those who have been greatly affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic and Luzonwide Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Moreover, the order on limited entry to Baguio City will still be implemented for the duration of the extended ECQ, except for those with […]

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Filipino Nurses acknowledged on a UK TV Show Piers Morgan a British broadcaster and his co-host Susanna Reid thanked Filipino nurses who are working in the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NSH) amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This short message of recognition and appreciation has been announced in one of UK’s breakfast television programs called the […]

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