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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Monday, Oct. 26

(Eagle News)–The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Monday, Oct. 26: Flight schedules may be subject to changes. MIAA said passengers should get confirmation of their flights on the day they are supposed to be scheduled. It said only those with the confirmation will be allowed to enter the airport premises. Domestic flights are allowed but travelers need to comply with the requirements set forth by the local […]

Customs bureau files raps vs alleged smugglers

(Eagle News)–The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has filed criminal charges against alleged smugglers of agricultural products. The bureau said charges were filed against Santo Nino Marketmarket Co. and the Navotas Fish Traders Association Market. The BOC said the  one count for violation of Section 1401 (Unlawful Importation) of Republic Act No. 10864 or the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) in relation to other sections of the act, Sections 3, 4, and 5 of R.A. […]

70 more police personnel recover from COVID-19

  (Eagle News)–Seventy more police personnel have recovered from COVID-19. The Philippine National Police said with the additional recoveries, the recovery toll rose to 6384. Forty-three more COVID-19 cases, however, pushed the total COVID-19 cases to 6998. Of these, 592 were active. There were no additional deaths reported, which means the death toll remains at 22. The police continue to man quarantine checkpoints and enforce laws, which make them among the country’s frontliners amid the […]

DOTr: Tollway operators ready for cashless transactions on Nov. 2 but installation of RFID stickers for motorists extended

(Eagle News)–Tollway operators are ready for cashless transactions on Nov. 2 but have extended the installation of RFID stickers beyond that date, the Department of Transportation said. In a statement, the DOTr citing   Toll Regulatory Board Executive Director Abraham Sales said all expressway operators would make the shift to contactless transactions in compliance with  the Department of Transportation’s  Department Order No. 2020-012  amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Sales noted, however, that  motorists without RFID stickers will […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Sunday, Oct. 25

(Eagle News)–The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Sunday, Oct. 25: Flight schedules may be subject to changes. All passengers were advised to get a confirmation of their flights on the day they are supposed to be scheduled. MIAA said only those with the confirmation will be allowed to enter the airport premises. Domestic flights are subject to requirements imposed by the local government unit that has jurisdiction […]

LTO extends validity of select driver’s licenses, others until Dec. 31

(Eagle News)–The Land Transportation Office has extended the validity of student permits, driver’s licenses and conductor’s licenses that  expired during stringent quarantines  until December 31. The LTO said also given the extension were the registrations of vehicles that expired during the times there were restrictions on the movement of people amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the issuance of InterAgency Task Force Resolution No. 79, Series of 2020 that ended the restriction period for specific age […]

49 more police personnel recover from COVID-19

(Eagle News)–Forty-nine more police personnel have recovered from COVID-19. The Philippine National Police said with the additional recoveries, the PNP COVID-19 tally rose to 6318 as of Friday night. Twenty-eight more COVID-19 cases, however, pushed the tally to 6955. Of these, 615 were active. The death toll remained at 22 as there were no additional deaths reported. The police continue to man quarantine checkpoints and enforce laws amid the COVID-19 pandemic, making them one of […]

MIAA releases list of operational commercial flights for Saturday, Oct. 24

(Eagle News)–The Manila International Airport Authority has released its list of operational commercial flights for Saturday, Oct. 24: Flight schedules may be subject to changes. Passengers have been advised to confirm their flights on the day they are supposed to be scheduled. MIAA had said only those with the confirmation will be allowed entry into the airport premises. Domestic flight operations are subject to the requirements given by the local government unit that has jurisdiction […]