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Free rapid testing as essential factor for planning to counter CoVid-19

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS CALACA, Batangas – HUNDREDS of residents of Barangay Putting Bato, this municipality, filled up the chairns lined up one meter apart, filling up the forms and await their turn to be called to occupy the designated chair at the testing station, Tuesday morning. These residents voluntarily respond to the call of […]

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Credit card issuers urged to cut interest rates

To help 10M cardholders cope with ‘unprecedented economic pain’ due to pandemic  DEPUTY Speaker and Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel has urged the nation’s credit card lenders to slash their interest rates to help Filipino consumers cope with the “unprecedented economic pain” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is not just about pain-sharing. We […]

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Shell group donates 4,300 bags of rice to fence line communities

By BALIKAS News Network Staff Shell Tabangao Refinery turned over 4,300 bags of rice to Barangay Ambulong, Libjo, and San Isidro in order to help the underprivileged families affected by Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) due to corona virus pandemic last 07 April 2020. “We are aware of the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on […]

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APRI, SacaSun provide food support to its host communities

FOOD SECURITY AMIDST COVID-19 — Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (AFI), through the AboitizPower subsidiaries AP Renewables Inc. (APRI) and San Carlos Sun Power, Inc. (SacaSun), continued to assist its host communities in its fight against COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 6,350 kilos of rice was turned over to APRI and SacaSun’s host communities in Laguna, Batangas, Albay, […]

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SM distributes PPEs, medical supplies to over 50 hospitals nationwide

SM Foundation recently began distributing over P170 million worth of PPEs and medical supplies to over 50 hospitals nationwide to be of service in the fight against COVID -19. These include ICU-grade ventilators; test kits including the local Manila Healthtek kits developed by the UP-NIH team, and FDA-approved PCR kits from Korea; and personal protective equipment […]