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Malacañang hails late Danding Cojuangco's 'immense contribution' to economy

Jun 17, 2020 - 11:41 AM

Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque also recognizes how Cojuangco's company, San Miguel Corporation, helped in efforts against the novel coronavirus

SC TIES. San Miguel Chairman Eduardo Cojuangco Jr here seen with his counsel Estelito Mendoza, who is reportedly known for having ties with several SC justices. File photo by AFP

Returning Filipinos must undergo mandatory quarantine

Apr 20, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Overseas Filipinos may also undergo rapid testing upon entry into quarantine facilities and completion of 14-day quarantine periods

HOME. Passengers from international flights arrive in Ninoy Aquino International airport Terminal 1 in Pasay City as more countries report cases of the coronavirus. File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

LGUs will now lead fight vs coronavirus – IATF

Apr 18, 2020 - 11:41 AM

The Inter-Agency Task Force on the coronavirus pandemic has adopted 'a national government-enabled, local government unit-led, and people-centered response' to COVID-19

MASS TESTING TRAINING. Philippine National Red Cross personnel train Makati health workers on conducting mass testing for coronavirus on April 17 2020. Photo from Makati City government

PH has most virus cases in ASEAN? 'This is not a contest,' says Nograles

Apr 16, 2020 - 12:10 PM

'Hindi naman ito contest among ASEAN nations. Hindi naman ito contest na pakauntian ng number,' says Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles

PALACE SIDE. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles takes questions from the media. Photo from Karlo Nograles Facebook page

PH allows Filipino-manned foreign cruise ships to dock in Manila

Apr 16, 2020 - 11:11 AM

The crew members will undergo mandatory quarantine in their vessels before they are allowed to disembark and head home

CRUISE SHIPS. The Costa Favolosa (right) and MSC Divina (left) are seen off the coast of Miami, Florida, on March 26, 2020. Reports said Costa ships Favolosa and the Magica are anchored off the coast of Miami with approximately 30 people experiencing flu-like symptoms. Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images/AFP

IATF to local governments: Allow ships to dock so OFWs can return home

Apr 12, 2020 - 3:20 PM

The Inter-Agency Task Force says certificates of completion would show that overseas Filipino workers have finished their quarantine

REPATRIATION. A Department of Health (DOH) quarantine team assist repatriated OFWs from different countries into a hotel-turned isolation facility in Malate, Manila on April 2, 2020, for the start of their 14-day quarantine. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PSA workers exempted from lockdown to gather data, do surveys on coronavirus

Apr 12, 2020 - 2:35 PM

The Philippine government also allows business process outsourcing and export-oriented companies to install the equipment necessary to implement a work from home scheme

LOCKDOWN. Motorists line up to get their temperature checked at a checkpoint along the Batasan Road-San Mateo border on March 16, 2020. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Hospitals, LGUs told: Stick to 12-hour rule in cremating patients who die of coronavirus

Apr 12, 2020 - 12:36 PM

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles also denies claims the national government allegedly ordered hospitals to withhold actual number of COVID-19 deaths

CREMATION. Smoke comes out of a crematorium in a Quezon City public cemetery that cremates bodies of deceased patients who were under investigation for COVID-19. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

PH gov’t now requires public disclosure of coronavirus patients’ identities

Apr 12, 2020 - 11:47 AM

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles says that this will strengthen the country’s contact tracing efforts

CONTACT TRACING. Shoppers buying necessities at a grocery store in Manila on March 12, 2020, before the lockdown in Luzon was declared. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Gov't studying aid for middle-class families during coronavirus outbreak

Apr 08, 2020 - 12:05 PM

Majority of middle-class families come from Luzon, which has been on lockdown since March 17

EMPTY. An almost lifeless Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City hours after the government enforces a lockdown in Luzon on March 17, 2020. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

4 options for the Philippines' coronavirus lockdown

Apr 07, 2020 - 8:00 AM

(UPDATED) It's a choice between a deadly increase in coronavirus cases and needing to restart the economy whose downtime has left thousands jobless and hungry

QUARANTINE. Policemen man a checkpoint along the boundary of Muntinlupa and San Pedro, Laguna on March 15, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Iglesia ni Cristo offers Ciudad de Victoria as coronavirus quarantine

Apr 04, 2020 - 11:59 PM

Once ready, the estate will be able to take in more than 1,000 patients, PUIs and PUMs, says Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles

CIUDAD DE VICTORIA. The 75-hectare estate houses the Philippine Arena and the Philippine Sports Stadium. Rappler file photo

PH to import 300,000 metric tons of rice for 'contingency' during coronavirus outbreak

Mar 31, 2020 - 5:19 PM

The Inter-Agency Task Force is seeking the approval of President Duterte to go through government-to-government arrangements

STOCKPILE. The Philippine government seeks to ensure a 'contingency' rice supply as it addresses the coronavirus outbreak. File photo by Rappler

Week 3 of lockdown: No national quarantine centers yet

Mar 31, 2020 - 2:14 PM

The government's coronavirus task force orders agencies to speed up the identification of ships, hotels, convention centers, and sports arenas which can be used to house suspected and mild coronavirus cases

ISOLATION FACILITIES. The Rizal Memorial Sports Complex is one government sports facility being considered as a quarantine facility. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Gov't to finalize guidelines on extension, expansion, or lifting of Luzon lockdown

Mar 31, 2020 - 12:33 PM

The Inter-Agency Task Force directs its technical working group to finalize the guidelines amid speculation that the lockdown would be extended for 60 days

CORONAVIRUS QUARANTINE. Policemen at the Susana Heights-SLEX exit check body temperatures and identification cards of commuters entering Metro Manila on March 16, 2020. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Gov't to hospitals: Seek consent of coronavirus patients to make identities public

Mar 28, 2020 - 8:50 AM

Patients still have the right to refuse, but the government says disclosing their identities to the public will help trace their contacts who may have also contracted the new virus

ISOLATION TENT. Quezon City General Hospital health workers prepare the isolation tent for persons under investigation with suspected CONVID-19, amid the rise of cases of the virus in the country on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Gov't buildings, hotels, resorts may soon be used as quarantine sites

Mar 28, 2020 - 12:57 AM

Local government units and other government agencies will report to the National Task Force COVID-19 facilities that may be temporarily designated for isolation or quarantine purposes

ISOLATION TENT. A member of the Quezon City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office on March 24, 2020, fixes the isolation tent at the transformed covered court of the Quezon Memorial Circle into a field hospital for patients under investigation/monitoring for COVID-19. The facility will be manned by doctors and healthcare workers from the Quezon City Health Department. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Gov’t lifts 24-hour restriction on departing OFWs, foreigners

Mar 25, 2020 - 5:52 PM

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles says overseas Filipino workers and outbound foreign nationals will be allowed to leave the Philippines 'without any impediment'

'UNIMPEDED ACCESS.' Passengers crowd the NAIA Terminal 3 in Pasay City on March 13, 2020. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

PCSO turning over P420 million to PhilHealth for coronavirus response

Mar 25, 2020 - 3:42 PM

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles says funds will be used for the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation's coronavirus packages

RESPONSE. To protect themselves from COVID-19, nurses from UP Health Service in Diliman, Quezon City, put sheets of plastic as a divider with patients coming in and out of the hospital. Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappler

Face masks should not be required at supermarkets, drugstores – gov't

Mar 23, 2020 - 1:15 PM

The government only requires physical distancing inside stores, especially because face masks are still in short supply

LONG QUEUES. A supermarket in Barangay Highway Hills in Mandaluyong City on March 17, 2020, taped lines on the pavement to ensure that physical distancing is practiced. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Filipino tourists not allowed to leave during Luzon lockdown

Mar 18, 2020 - 4:22 PM

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles says this applies to Filipino tourists traveling to any destination

NO TRAVEL. Passengers crowd the NAIA Terminal 3 in Pasay City on March 13, 2020. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Filipinos abroad can return to PH despite Luzon lockdown

Mar 18, 2020 - 2:36 PM

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles says this also applies to the Filipinos' foreign spouses and children, and other permanent residents of the Philippines

TRAVELERS. Passengers crowd the NAIA Terminal 3 in Pasay City on March 13, 2020. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Gov’t frontline services in Metro Manila to continue despite lockdown

Mar 13, 2020 - 1:43 PM

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles says skeletal workforces will be employed in government agencies to ensure services continue unhampered

SERVICES CONTINUE. In this file photo, prospective overseas Filipino workers line up at the Philippines Overseas Employment Administration. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

‘How can the couple kiss?’ Gov’t says postpone weddings during virus lockdown

Mar 13, 2020 - 1:26 PM

‘What is one month’s postponement for love?’ asks Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles

THE KISS. A couple kisses at a mass wedding on Valentine's Day in Baguio City, February 14, 2020. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Goods, necessities to be allowed in Metro Manila despite lockdown – Nograles

Mar 13, 2020 - 12:48 PM

'Ulitin natin, huwag po tayong maghoard…. 'Di po tao mauubusan. Tuloy-tuloy po ang supplies natin dito sa Metro Manila,' says Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles

STOP HOARDING. People rush to a supermarket in Makati City to stock on goods amid the COVID-19 pandemic on March 12, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Metro Manila lockdown can be lifted any time after declaration

Mar 13, 2020 - 11:36 AM

The government will evaluate the need to cut or extend the lockdown in Metro Manila every day after the lockdown is declared

LOCKDOWN. Metro Manila on August 30, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

PhilHealth to shoulder coronavirus test costs – Malacañang

Mar 11, 2020 - 2:42 PM

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles also says diagnostics company Manila Healthtek is developing a 'rapid test kist' to aid in testing for COVID-19

COPING WITH CORONAVIRUS. People wear face masks for protection amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Philippines considering travel bans to Japan, Italy, Iran

Feb 28, 2020 - 12:43 PM

(UPDATED) This comes after a recent spike of coronavirus cases in the 3 countries

This picture taken on January 23, 2020 shows passengers wearing masks prepare to disembark from a flight from Hong Kong on arrival at Bangkok's airport ahead of the Chinese New Year in Bangkok on January 23, 2020. - China sealed off millions more people near the epicentre of a virus outbreak on January 24, shutting down public transport in an eighth city in an unprecedented quarantine effort as the death toll from the disease climbed to 25. (Photo by Vivek Prakash / AFP)

Coronavirus to have 'minimal effect' on OFW remittances in 2020

Feb 24, 2020 - 4:40 PM

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles says mainland China accounts for only 0.1% of total remittances from overseas Filipino workers

'MINIMAL EFFECT.' Personal remittances from Filipinos working in China account for only 0.1% of total OFW remittances. File photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Filipino crew of Japan cruise ship infected with coronavirus now at 59

Feb 24, 2020 - 12:57 PM

(UPDATED) These 52 cases, including two who have recovered, will not be joining the more than 400 Filiipinos who will be repatriated sometime this week

QUARANTINED. A bus drives through dockside past the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which is in quarantine in the port of Yokohama, Japan due to fears of possible COVID-19 infection File photo by Philip Fong/AFP

New Customs chief? 'No specific instructions yet,' says Nograles

Jan 10, 2020 - 4:43 PM

'No orders have been issued as of the moment,' says Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, in response to reports that Customs chief Rey Leonardo Guerrero has been replaced by Special Envoy to China William Lima, a Davao-based businessman

BUREAU OF CUSTOMS. The entrance to the Bureau of Customs compound in Manila. Photo by Rappler

After Cotabato earthquakes, Malacañang again pushes for disaster resilience dep't

Nov 19, 2019 - 6:34 PM

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles urges lawmakers in Congress to act on the 'long-overdue' measure to improve the government's response to natural calamities

RESPONDING TO DISASTERS. A house in Barangay Malawanit in the town of Magsaysay, Davao del Sur collapses following a magnitude 6.3 earthquake on October 16, 2019. Rappler file photo

Duterte 'all praises' for Berna Puyat amid Paolo's complaints – Nograles

Sep 20, 2019 - 1:10 PM

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat enjoys the 'full trust and confidence' of President Rodrigo Duterte, says Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens to Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat as she discusses the accomplishments, plans, and programs of the Department of Tourism during the meeting with the Japanese tourism partners at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on May 29, 2019. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Nograles: Despite 'verbal deal' with China, PH must still enforce laws

Jul 03, 2019 - 4:46 PM

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, echoing Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr, says the supposed deal is not yet enforceable since it lacks the necessary terms and conditions

12,000 former MILF troops to be decommissioned in 2019

Jun 18, 2019 - 7:48 PM

Decommissioning of the troops comes after the ratification of the Bangsamoro Law and is part of the Philippine government's agreement with the MILF

PEACE DEAL. In this photo taken on October 15, 2012 members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) stand in formation inside Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat. File photo by Karlos Manlupig/AFP

Former House Speaker Prospero Nograles dies at 71

May 04, 2019 - 1:58 PM

(5th UPDATE) 'Papa passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family,' says Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles

PROSPERO NOGRALES. Former House Speaker Prospero Nograles Jr dies at the age of 71 on May 4, 2019. Photo from the Facebook page of Prospero Nograles

Malacañang eyes executive order to address water shortage

Mar 13, 2019 - 5:00 PM

(UPDATED) The executive order would establish reforms in agencies that deal with water, says Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, as he assesses the water shortage also hitting hospitals

Residents of Hill top, Brgy. Bagong Ilog in Pasig City on March 12, 2019, queue for water after the barangay experienced water shortage for several days cause by the operational adjustments conducted by Manila Water. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Malacañang congratulates Pacquiao for defeating Broner

Jan 20, 2019 - 3:11 PM

Senator Manny Pacquiao, 40, proved 'that age is just a number' after defeating 29-year-old Adrien Broner, says Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles

NO STOPPING. Manny Pacquiao racks up his 61st win in is Hall of Fame career. Photo from Showtime Twitter account

Nograles says House stint will help him in new Malacañang post

Nov 05, 2018 - 2:35 PM

(UPDATED) Outgoing Davao City 1st District Representative and incoming Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles says he can use his knowledge of government funds, having served as appropriations committee chair

MOVING ON TO MALACAÑANG. Davao City 1st District Representative Karlo Nograles presides over a hearing on the proposed 2019 budget on July 31, 2018. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

From House to Palace: Karlo Nograles is next Cabinet Secretary

Nov 05, 2018 - 10:50 AM

The son of President Rodrigo Duterte's erstwhile political rival will soon be part of his Cabinet

Congressman Karlo Nograles on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, during hearing on the proposed P3.8-trillion budget for 2019. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Duterte orders drastic revamp of Office of Cabinet Secretary

Oct 31, 2018 - 6:43 PM

A new executive order revamps the Office of the Cabinet Secretary, reverting it to its old name, Cabinet Secretariat, and taking away its supervision of 8 agencies

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 29th Cabinet Meeting at the Malacañan Palace on September 11, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte considering Karlo Nograles as Cabinet secretary

Oct 30, 2018 - 11:59 AM

The Davao City 1st District representative, who is on his last term as congressman, is a 'leading' contender for the post

Davao City 1st District Representative Karlo Nograles during Congress budget briefing on Thursday, August 9, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Karlo Nograles drops Senate bid

Oct 03, 2018 - 6:04 PM

Davao City 1st District Representative Karlo Nograles says he will just support the Senate bids of several Mindanaoan and administration-allied candidates

BYE BYE, SENATE. Davao City 1st District Representative Karlo Nograles will no longer run for senator. File photo by DARREN LANGIT

Nograles praises House realignment of P51 billion in DPWH funds

Sep 19, 2018 - 3:45 PM

House committee on appropriations chairperson Karlo Nograles makes the statement even if the committee of the whole – which realigned the funds – was convened to overrule the panel he chairs

BUDGET ISSUE. Davao City 1st District Representative Karlo Nograles chairs the House committee on appropriations. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Shouting match erupts in House meeting over 2019 budget

Sep 17, 2018 - 9:11 PM

House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya, Camarines Sur 2nd District Luis Raymund Villafuerte, and committee on appropriations chairperson Karlo Nograles clash over the 2019 budget

SHOUTING MATCH. (From L-R): House committee on appropriations chairperson Karlo Nograles, Majority Leader Rolando Andaya, and Camarines Sur 2nd District Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte. File photos by Rappler

P50-B ‘misplaced’ funds discovered in 2019 budget

Sep 17, 2018 - 8:39 PM

Plenary deliberations on the proposed 2019 budget are delayed by a day as lawmakers continue to report to Speaker Gloria Arroyo on alleged insertions

BUDGET REVIEW. Speaker Gloria Arroyo gestures before the start of the meeting of the constitutional amendments panel on on August 7, 2018. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Andaya says Nograles to stay as appropriations panel chair

Sep 17, 2018 - 3:55 PM

After reports surfaced that Davao City 1st District Representative Karlo Nograles would be removed as committee chairman, House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya says 'there is no reorganization'

Congressman Karlo Nograles on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, during hearing on the proposed P3.8-trillion budget for 2019. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Karlo Nograles to be kicked out as appropriations panel chair

Sep 17, 2018 - 12:03 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Plenary deliberations for the proposed 2019 budget are delayed at the House following the looming change in the appropriations panel chairmanship

REPLACED. Davao City 1st District Representative Karlo Nograles will no longer chair the the House committee on appropriations. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

House to resume budget hearings after meeting with Duterte

Aug 15, 2018 - 4:05 PM

House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya says President Rodrigo Duterte helped create 'clear lines of communication' between the executive and lawmakers over the 2019 budget impasse

BUDGET TALKS. House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya relays what he and Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo discussed with President Rodrigo Duterte over the 2019 budget. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Fewer anti-flood projects under cash-based 2019 budget

Aug 13, 2018 - 4:30 PM

(UPDATED) The Department of Public Works and Highways' proposed budget for 2019 is about P93 billion lower than this year's budget, leading to a possible decrease in infrastructure projects

Residents wade through chest-deep flood at Veterans Village in Barangay Holy Spirit, Quezon City on August 11, 2018, as heavy downpour pounds Metro Manila brought by Southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm Karding that cause floods and stranded passengers in Metropolis. Photo by DARREN LANGIT