Minors still not allowed to go out in NCR, says MMDA exec

MANILA, Dec 3 (Mabuhay) — Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) general manager Jojo Garcia on Thursday announced that minors are still not allowed to go out in Metro Manila, which is still under general community quarantine. At a virtual press briefing, Garcia...

DOST: VCO diminished COVID-19 symptoms of suspect, probable cases in study

MANILA, Dec 3 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Science and Technology has seen a positive result on a study where virgin coconut oil was used as a supplement for suspect and probable cases of COVID-19. DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña said in a virtual conference that there...

Manny Pacquiao is new president of Duterte’s PDP-Laban

MANILA, Dec 3 (Mabuhay) — Senator Manny Pacquiao is now the president of President Rodrigo Duterte’s party PDP-Laban, a party official said on Wednesday night. Party executive director Ron Munsayac said Speaker Lord Allan Velasco was the party’s new executive...

Face-to-face classes will be approved on case-to-case basis — Galvez

MANILA, Dec 3 (Mabuhay) — National Task Force Against COVID-19 chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. said Wednesday the government may allow face-to-face classes but this will be done on a case-to-case basis. Galvez made the statement a day after he inspected Our Lady of...