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DOTr: Mandatory cashless toll collections to start on December 1

(Eagle News)–The implementation of cashless toll collections will start on Dec. 1. The Department of Transportation said starting this date, only the cashless mode of payment will be accepted on toll roads. Transportation Secretary Art Tugade made the deadline extension even as toll road operators have expressed readiness to fully implement electronic payment systems on the initial deadline of Nov. 2. Toll Regulatory Board executive director Abraham Sales said the extension was to give motorists, […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Wednesday, Oct. 28

(Eagle News)–The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Wednesday, Oct. 28: MIAA said flight schedules may be subject to changes. Travelers should also secure confirmation of their flights on the day they are supposed to be scheduled. According to MIAA, only those with the confirmation will be allowed to enter the airport premises. Some restrictions on international travel have been eased, with Filipinos now allowed to go on […]

PAGASA: Tropical depression east of Central Luzon may enter PAR tonight or on Thursday morning

(Eagle News)–The tropical depression being monitored east of Central Luzon may enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility tonight or on Thursday morning. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said the weather disturbance, which was estimated 2025 kilometers east of the main island group, is likely to intensify into a tropical storm in the next 48 hours. So far, tonight until tomorrow morning, the outer circulation of “Quinta,” which is located 400 kilometers of […]

Thunderstorm advisory raised over parts of Mindanao

(Eagle News)–A thunderstorm advisory has been raised over parts of Mindanao. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said moderate to heavy rainshowers with lightning and strong winds are expected over portions of Davao Occidental, Lanao del Norte, Sultan Kudarat (Lebak, Kalamansig), South Cotabato (Koronadal, Tampakan, Banga), Davao del Norte (Kapalong), Davao de Oro (Pantukan), Agusan del Sur (Veruela), Sulu, Misamis Occidental (Baliangao, Plaridel), and Sarangani (Malungon, Alabel) within the next one to two […]

PHL COVID-19 tally at 373,144; 353 more recover

(Eagle News)–COVID-19 cases in the country breached the 373,000 mark on Tuesday, Oct. 27, after the Department of Health reported 1524 additional cases. The DOH said of the 373144 total cases, 10 percent or 37489 were active. Of these, 82.8 percent were mild, 11 percent asymptomatic, 4 percent critical, and 2.2 percent severe. Of the 1524 newly-reported cases, 1473 were cases that tested positive today. The areas with the most cases reported on this day […]

Customs bureau donates seized gadgets, items to DepEd for use in distance learning program

(Eagle News)–The Bureau of Customs will donate  devices and other items it seized to the Department of Education for use in the distance learning program. In a statement, the bureau said the gadgets include flash drives, hard drives, mobile phones, full HD LED computer monitors,  printers, laptops, routers, pocket WIFIs and tablets. The other items, on the other hand, include school bags and shoes. The bureau said to ensure the items have passed the minimum […]

“Quinta” leaves PAR but Signal No. 1 still in effect over Kalayaan Islands

(Eagle News)–“Quinta” has left the Philippine Area of Responsibility. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Signal No. 1, however, remains in effect over Kalayaan Islands with  “Quinta” located 775 kilometers west of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro. Today, “Quinta” will also bring moderate to heavy with at times intense rains over Western Visayas, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan including Calamian, Cuyo, and Kalayaan Islands, and light to moderate with at times heavy rains over […]

65 more police personnel recover from COVID-19

(Eagle News)–Sixty-five more police personnel have recovered from COVID-19. The Philippine National Police said with the addition, the number of COVID-19 recoveries in the PNP rose to 6462. Twenty-five additional COVID-19 cases pushed the total to 7054. Of these, 570 were active. No additional death has been reported, which means the death toll remains at 22. The police are among the country’s frontliners amid the COVID-19 pandemic. PNP Chief Camilo Cascolan has given the assurance […]

PAGASA: LPA east of S. Luzon may enter PAR this week

(Eagle News)–The low pressure area east of Southern Luzon may enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility this week. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said as of 4 a.m., the LPA was located 1855 kilometers east of the island group, and is likely to enter PAR on Wednesday or Thursday. PAGASA said it is likely to develop into a tropical depression in the next 48 hours. So far, however, Signal No. 1 remains […]

President Duterte orders DOJ-led task force to probe corruption in gov’t

  (Eagle News)–President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a  Department of Justice-led task force to probe corruption in the entire government. The President gave the order to Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra in a memorandum from the Office of the President the chief executive read out in his taped address aired on Tuesday morning. The President said the task force, which was formed in August to probe corruption allegations in PhilHealth, could focus on government corruption allegations […]

OSS denies claims OFWs forced to avail of services of private swab test providers at NAIA

(Eagle News)–The One-Stop Shop on Tuesday, Oct. 27, denied allegations  Overseas Filipino Workers were being made to avail of the services of private RT-PCR test providers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, and were therefore being made to pay more. According to the OSS, in the first place, the  RT-PCR tests of OFWs are being shouldered by government. “OFWs need not spend any amount for the COVID-19 test since the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Tuesday, Oct. 27

(Eagle News)–The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Tuesday, Oct. 27: Flight schedules may be subject to changes. All passengers were advised to get confirmation of the flights on the day they are supposed to be scheduled as only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry into the airport. Domestic flights are allowed but subject to the requirements set forth by the local government unit covering the […]