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TRANSPORT OF GOODS NOT COVERED BY METRO MANILA COMMUNITY QUARANTINE — NOGRALES

The suspension of domestic air, land, and sea travel to and from Metro Manila from March 15 until April 14 excludes the transport of goods to and from the National Capital Region to ensure that grocery shelves remain stocked for the duration of the community quarantine that will cover Metro Manila’s close to 13 million […]

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DA TO REVITALIZE COCONUT INDUSTRY – DAR

To aid the coconut industry of Leyte and encourage a more productive sector, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has started to distribute coconut planting materials and financial assistance to coconut farmers of the province. Twenty local farmers, who are part of the Participatory Coconut Planting Project, received checks worth P3,000 each from the Philippine Coconut […]

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Politics

Priority Seating for Senior Citizens in Air and Sea Transport – POE

  Sen. Grace Poe has filed a measure seeking to mandate the reservation and designation of priority seating for the elderly in public transportation to give them better access, safety and comfort. In filing Senate Bill No. 1367 that proposes to amend certain provisions of Republic Act No. 7432, as amended, or the Expanded Senior […]