In a nationally broadcast speech before Congress, President Duterte nitpicked once more on the political opposition, blasting at Senator Franklin Drilon apparently for the latter's comments on his avowed dislike of oligarchy, before pummeling anew at the Lopez family and its denied ABS-CBN franchise.
Macasaet mentioned that the online filing of applications for pension is one of the strategic ways adopted by GSIS to adjust its existing operational processes under the new normal.
The operation stemmed from a viral Facebook post where a netizen said that while waiting for her turn at the said computer shop, she saw a female employee of the shop change the name on the supposed rapid test result certificate through Photoshop, printed it and gave it over to the customer.
Joint Task Force Covid Shield commander, Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said Friday the 5-day grace period is suffficient time for all motorcycle riders to comply.
“Again, I repeat, the police are there merely in a supporting role,” said DILG Sec. Eduardo Año in a statement his office released on July 17.
In a press statement, Joint Task Force COVID Shield commander Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said the National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 approved their recommendation to extend the original deadline from July 19 to July 26, to give riders enough time to install either of the two barriers that passed the safety standard—the Bohol prototype and the Angkas design.
On Thursday, the IATF-EID has allowed the entry of foreigners particularly those with long-term visas in the country, starting August 1.
In a message to reporters, Guevarra said the effectivity clause of the law states that it shall take effect 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in at least two newspapers of general circulation.
The design is similar to the backpack-type model being used by motorcycle taxi company Angkas, wherein the driver wears a plastic contraption that provides space between the driver and pillion rider.
Overall, he said that he considered the issues raised against the network on their merits and at the end concluded that the network committed violations on its franchise.
“We do not see this as a possible safety concern. They (riders) just need to be careful because even if there are no physical barriers, accidents happen especially when they are riding motorcycles as compared to four-wheel vehicles," DILG spokesman and Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya said in Filipino in a Laging Handa public briefing.
Bacordo added that the ship embodies the values exemplified by its namesake, national hero Dr. Jose Rizal.