Tag: lockdown

Metro Manila, 9 other areas remain under GCQ until Jan. 31

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night announced that Metro Manila and nine other areas in the country will remain under general community quarantine (GCQ) status until January 31, 2021. (Presidential photo by King Rodriguez)

Gig economy workers say they can no longer survive

Whether in Paris, Kuala Lumpur or California, gig economy workers fear they can no longer survive on meagre earnings from jobs that leave them increasingly vulnerable. (AFP photo)

State university resumes operations after ‘lockdown’

The Negros Oriental State University (NORSU) has ordered non-teaching and administrative staff to return to work effective Tuesday, Dec. 15, after a week of “lockdown” due to an employee testing positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). (Contributed photo)

No lockdown for Davao’s high-risk villages: DOH-11

A top official of the Department of Health in Region 11 (DOH-11) clarified Tuesday that the identified high-risk barangays for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) would not be subjected to granular lockdown. (Pixabay photo)

Poorer nations wait, West snaps up vaccine supply

Hailed this week as a pandemic game-changer, the new COVID-19 vaccine offered countries that had pre-ordered doses a potential escape from a cycle of lockdowns and new waves of sickness and death. (AFP photo)

Zamboanga Peninsula COVID-19 task force imposes regionwide 15-day moratorium on LSIs

The Regional Inter-Agency Task Force 9 (RIATF 9) on COVID-19 has imposed a 15-day moratorium on accepting Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) in Zamboanga Peninsula starting October 21. (Google image)

NGCP assesses impact of COVID-19 on project timelines

The National Power Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has ramped up the construction activities of all vital transmission projects affected by the quarantine restrictions imposed in various parts of the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (NGCP photo)

Zambo Sibugay town bans travel to and from Zambo Norte

A Zamboanga Sibugay town has banned the travel to and from Zamboanga del Norte for the next 14 days starting Monday. (Google image)

Coronavirus cases top 30 million worldwide

This file photo shows customers sitting in between plastic partitions, set up in an effort to contain any spread of the coronavirus, as they eat at a restaurant in Bangkok. (AFP Photo)