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Kadamay members handed over Pinoy Weekly copies, said C. Luzon, best police officer

MANILA, Philippines – Urban slum Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) voluntarily “handed over” copies of Pinoy Weekly for fear they could be used under the President’s Fifth State Nation Address (SONA), police said Monday. In a statement, Central Luzon Regional Police Chief Brig. Gene. Rhodel Sermonia said Kadamay – Pandi President Lea Maralit and Kadamay members Marilou Iligan, Jeselyn Jasadon, …

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DOJ chief: We’ve been investigating “strange” incidents in Bucor; no stonewalling attempt at prison death

JUSTICE Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Sunday denied allegations by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) that the Ministry of Justice (DOJ) has not been cooperative and transparent about the situation within the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), especially in this pandemic. In a text message to reporters, Guevarra stressed that the justice department is also investigating bizarre events happening inside BuCor. …

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2 execs linked to PhilHealth’s cash bonus

INVESTIGATION AND MEASURES Protest measures to deny irregularities in PhilHealth, which in this photo taken June 19, 2019, as a result of “ghost dialysis” fraud reported by the petitioner, can be expected after new allegations of corruption in the state-run health insurance company. PHOTO FOR FROM MANILA, Philippines – Home Accountants from Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) has linked one …

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3 solos join Makabayan push to bring ABS-CBN to the chamber

As the second regular session of the 18th Congress opens on Monday, lawmakers called on the leadership of the House of Representatives to open debates on the issues granting ABS-CBN Corp. a new franchise in the House. In an online forum over the weekend, Buhay Rep. Lito Atienza, Agusan del Norte Rep. Lawrence Fortun and Parañaque Rep. Joy Tambunting calls …

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“PhilHealth fraud difficult to resolve” – ​​The Manila Times

PHILIPPINE Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) On Sunday, President Ricardo Morales acknowledged that corruption in the agency was deep-seated and difficult to resolve. The problem of fraud and inefficiency facing PhilHealth is part of a larger problem, what management experts call ‘bad problems’ – a problem that is difficult or impossible to solve for at least four reasons: incomplete or contradictory …

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Restobar Nokal closes in Poblacion, Makati

MANILA – A popular restaurant and bar in Makati was forced to close down due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In a statement on Sunday, Nokal said it was with a heavy heart that they announced that they had decided to close their establishment along Kalayaan Ave in Poblacion, Makati. “The current pandemic has taken a toll on our business …

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Seares: “Premature” release of EO by granular locking: Garganera, Casas started sparks, some light.

CEBU CITY Adviser Joel Garganera, who has sported the film for the film character Ang Panday, is the city’s assistant implementer for the regional IATF. He is a legislator who is a member of the administration party, Partido Barug, which now dominates City Hall. Atty. Floro Casas Jr., city administrator, is in fact the mayor’s chief of operations, chief of …

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DOH: COVID-19 case in PH violation 80K mark

MANILA, Philippines – Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the country have broken the 80,000 mark on Sunday after the Department of Health (DOH) logged 2,110 more cases. DOH said that there are now 80,448 COVID-19 cases in the country, of which 52,406 are considered active cases. Furthermore, DOH registered 382 new recoveries, which gave the total number of recoveries in the …

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Palace exec seeks understanding as a stranded crowd stadium

MANILA, Philippines – An official in Malacañang on Saturday appealed for understanding as thousands of people waiting for rides from Metro Manila were taken en masse to the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex over the weekend, after their social media photos sparked outrage and sympathy from netizens who noted how the authorities apparently wrapped them up without maintaining social distance. Deputy …

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