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Immigration bureau: Eight Chinese nationals, two Mongolians on blacklist deported

(Eagle News)–The Bureau of Immigration has recently deported 10 foreign nationals on its blacklist. The bureau said the deportation of the eight Chinese nationals and two Mongolians classified as undesirable aliens upon orders by the board of commissioners was done as part of its program to decongest and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in its detention facility in Camp Bagong Diwa. The bureau said five of the Chinese nationals were wanted for economic crimes in […]

Muntinlupa gov’t: 24-hour curfew effective in Southville 3, Barangay Poblacion starting today

(Eagle News)–The Muntinlupa City government has imposed a 24-hour curfew in a community in Barangay Poblacion to prevent the increase of COVID-19 cases there. In an advisory, the local government said the curfew in Southville 3 would be effective today, July 4, and end on July 17, based on  Resolution No. 29 approved by the barangay council. Only the following are allowed outside their residences: -those in emergencies -those purchasing essential items with quarantine passes […]

MIAA releases list of operational flights for Saturday, July 4

(Eagle News)–The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational flights for Saturday, July 4: MIAA said all flight schedules may be subject to changes. Passengers were advised to confirm their flights on the day they are supposed to be scheduled. MIAA said this was because only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry into the airport premises. Domestic flight operations are allowed provided there is approval from the local government. International […]

MRT-3 to deploy 90 buses for passengers during weekend suspension of ops

(Eagle News) — The Metro Rail Transit-3 will deploy 90 bus units under the MRT-3 Bus Augmentation Program to accommodate passengers affected by the weekend suspension of operations. The MRT-3 had said the suspension of train operations on July 4-5, August 8-9, August 21-23 and September 12-13 was to pave the way for the fast-tracking of rail replacement work, which is scheduled to be finished by September “Rail replacement works to be done during the […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Friday, July 3

(Eagle News) — The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Friday, July 3: Flight schedules may be subject to changes. MIAA urged passengers to get a confirmation of their flights on the day they are scheduled, as only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry into the airport premises. Domestic flights are allowed, but only if there is approval from the concerned local government unit. International travel […]

LTFRB releases guidelines for traditional PUJs plying NCR roads during GCQ starting today

(Eagle News)– The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board has released its guidelines for the operation of  traditional public utility jeepneys during the general community quarantine in Metro Manila. The LTFRB said based on Memorandum Circular (MC) 2020-026, traditional PUJs with the following routes can ply their existing routes with no special permit necessary starting today: T102 Camarin – Novaliches T103 Karuhatan – Ugong T104 Malabon – Monumento via Letre T105 Malabon (TP) – Navotas […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Thursday, July 2

(Eagle News)–The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights. MIAA said the list was for Thursday, July 2:   Flight schedules may be subject to changes. MIAA said travelers should confirm their flights first on the day they are supposed to be scheduled as only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry into the airport premises. Domestic flight operations are allowed provided there is approval from the local government […]

Interim ops of Edsa Busway start today

(Eagle News)–The interim operations of the Edsa Busway start today, July 1. The Department of Transportation said buses from Monumento to Quezon Avenue will be using the following bus stops located on the curbside for the meantime to pick up and/or unload passengers: Bagong Barrio LRT Balintawak Kaingin Road LRT Muñoz Station MRT North Avenue Station (Southbound-Loading only, Northbound-Unloading Only) MRT Quezon Avenue Station (Southbound-Loading only, Northbound-Unloading Only) According to the DOTr, buses will “shift […]

LTO: No applications for student permits to be accepted from July 1 to Aug. 2 in preparation for new system

(Eagle News) — The Land Transportation Office will not accept applications for student permits starting Wednesday, July 1, to Aug. 2. The LTO said the suspension was in preparation for the implementation of the new requirement for student permits to be processed starting Aug. 3: driving course completion certificates issued by the LTO-accredited driving school, its authorized driving school instructors / administrators, and by the LTO-Driver Education Centers (DECs) in LTO offices that are “electronically […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Wednesday, July 1

(Eagle News) — The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights. MIAA said the list was for Wednesday, July 1: MIAA said flight schedules may be subject to changes. Travelers were advised to confirm their flights on the day they are supposed to be scheduled as only those with the confirmation will be allowed to enter the airport premises. Domestic flight operations are allowed for as long as there is […]

Office of Solicitor General on lockdown

(Eagle News) — The Office of the Solicitor General was placed on lockdown on Tuesday, June 30, after one of its employees tested positive in a rapid test for COVID-19. The OSG said in a statement the employee would undergo a confirmatory test. “As a precautionary measure, and while awaiting the results of the confirmatory tests, no one, except personnel from the FMS (Financial Management Service) and the sanitation and disinfection team, will be allowed […]

US embassy in PHL cancels all immigrant, non-immigrant visa interviews scheduled through July 31

(Eagle News) — The United States embassy in the Philippines has canceled all immigrant and nonimmigrant visa interviews scheduled through July 31. In a statement on Tuesday, June 30, the US embassy said this was “in response to significant worldwide challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic,” noting that  the  US Department of State has suspended routine visa services at all US embassies and consulates around the world. “As resources allow,” the embassy said US embassies and […]