The re-imposition of the city-wide curfew as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected the income of public transport drivers and market vendors, a labor group says.
Students reportedly found loitering on the city during school hours have worried local and school officials.
The drill began on 10am of October 14. Twenty-five “persons disguised as terrorists” were scattered across 200 establishments in the city. The public and personnel of establishments were briefed earlier to spot the “suspects”, all identically dressed, and report to a mobile number.
Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) official and National Task Force to End Local Communist Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) spokesperson Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr. has drawn flak for issuing threatening remarks against actress Liza Soberano and 2018 Ms. Universe Catriona Gray, some of the female celebrities who are vocal on their advocacies.
Davao City will install three new police stations and 160 additional police personnel to add to the city’s security and safety measures, local officials said.
With the Office of the Ombudsman’s latest memorandum circular, SALN access is now restricted across all branches of government.
Contrary to laws, public access to the SALNs has been problematic, with custodians issuing directives that either go beyond reasonable requirements or plainly restrict access.
By law, SALNs must contain detailed information on an official’s real and personal properties, loans and other liabilities, and net worth as well as business interests, financial connections and relatives in government.
By law, actual copies of SALNs should be open for public inspection at reasonable hours or available for copying after 10 working days from the time they are filed.
The tussle over the leadership of the House of Representatives drew criticisms from a netizen and the opposition for the way pro-administration factions prioritized politics over people’s concerns in the pandemic.