Rappler Talk: Justice as the missing component in fighting the pandemic

Aside from human rights, arrests and charges related to the lockdown also affect the overburdened court system Published 8:09 AM, April...

ADVISORIES: Coronavirus Outbreak Response | April 2, 2020

Bookmark this page for April 2 advisories on services, schedules, and other activities as local governments, businesses, institutions, and organizations respond to the coronavirus...

IN PHOTOS: The catastrophe of overcrowded jails during the coronavirus

Quezon City Jail. All photos by Rick Rocamora MANILA, Philippines – Based on current reports, the number of detainees incarcerated in our penal system is...

Gov’t ‘red tape’ frustrates Iloilo City mayor amid coronavirus response

Iloilo Mayor Jerry P. Trenas. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler ILOILO CITY, Philippines – Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas on Wednesday, April 1, expressed frustration...

House goes after ‘malicious’ Twitter account over false coronavirus news

IN SESSION. The House of Representatives holds its plenary session on May 30, 2018. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The House...

Troops help transport medical supplies

THE 303rd Infantry Brigade, Philippine Army has provided manpower and transportation assistance for the hauling of additional medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE)...

DOH logs 1st Covid-19 death in Bacolod; confirms local transmission

THE Department of Health in Western Visayas has reported the first death due to coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Bacolod City.DOH-Western Visayas, in its latest...

43 police nurses deployed in fight vs Covid-19

THE Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (Noppo) has deployed 43 PNP personnel who are registered nurses to augment the Negros Occidental- Provincial Health Office...

Guv: Use of face masks mandatory

THE use of face masks when going out in public is mandatory in the province.Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson issued Executive Order No. 20-22, Series...

Bacolod launches mobile stores

TO ADDRESS the limited access to essential food and other supplies as Bacolod has been placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), the City Government...

Cadiz doctor tests negative for Covid-19

A PHYSICIAN consultant at the Cadiz City District Hospital who was earlier identified as person under investigation (PUI) was tested negative of coronavirus disease...

Villages authorized to seal off ultra-risk areas

BACOLOD City Mayor Evelio Leonardia has issued Executive Order No. 28 authorizing villages to identify and seal off ultra-risk areas under the enhanced community...

Another PUI in Bacolod dies

ANOTHER patient under investigation (PUI) for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) died bringing the number of PUI deaths to three in Bacolod City.The fatality was the...

#ProtectVico trends worldwide after NBI summons Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto

This is the second time that Filipinos online rallied behind the neophyte mayor using the same hashtag ...

Pampanga has 3 new coronavirus cases

Tricycles parked in front of a commercial building are being disinfected as part of the Angeles City government's measures against COVID-19. Photo courtesy of...

‘Shoot them dead’: Duterte orders troops to kill quarantine violators

KILL ORDER. President Rodrigo Duterte during the oath-taking of newly appointed government officials on March 4, 2020. Malcañang file photo MANILA, Philippines – Facing...

Manila coronavirus cases jump by 41, total now at 116

This is the highest single-day jump in coronavirus cases in the Philippine capital to date Published 11:20 PM, April 01, 2020...

Despite lockdown, Olongapo police continue pursuing illegal drug personalities

Olongapo City's No. 1 drug personality falls Published 11:56 PM, April 01, 2020 ...

Bayambang town mayor, wife test positive for coronavirus

Cezar Quiambao and his wife are both asymptomatic Published 12:12 AM, April 02, 2020 ...

Gov’t plans to ‘isolate’ confirmed, possible coronavirus patients by April 14 – Galvez

TRIAGE. The National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City installs triage facilities at the hospital's compound to evaluate and categorizate patients on March...

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