Indonesian kidnap victim found dead in Sulu — WestMinCom

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) — Military personnel on Tuesday found a body in Patikul, Sulu which was identified to be one of the five Indonesians abducted in January,  the Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) announced Wednesday. Lieutenant Colonel Ruben Guinolbay, the...

PH Covid-19 recoveries now 253K, active cases rise to 52,702

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) — The country’s total number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) recoveries rose to 253,488 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 585 new recoveries. In its latest case bulletin, the DOH also noted that 2,426 new infections were...

MGCQ status for Metro Manila in November not impossible — Palace

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang is not ruling out the possibility that Metro Manila may shift to a modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) in November. “It is not an impossibility dahil talaga naman po napababa natin [ang COVID-19 cases] pero nasa kababayan pa rin...

BSP: P1,000 bill with misspelled Duterte name not legal tender

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Wednesday belied reports of a supposed misspelling of President Rodrigo Duterte’s middle name in an official P1,000 banknote. In a statement, the central bank said that the P1,000 banknote featured in...