Cemeteries, columbariums closed from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4: Palace

MANILA – All private and public cemeteries, memorial parks, and columbariums in the country will be closed from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4 to prevent the spread of Covid-19 during the observance of the Undas season, Malacañang announced on Friday. In a news conference, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management … Read More

House leader wants plunder raps vs. PhilHealth ‘mafia’

MANILA – House Committee on Public Accounts chairman Michael Defensor on Wednesday recommended the filing of plunder charges against all officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) involved in the so-called “mafia” that runs various fraudulent schemes. During a joint House hearing on the alleged graft and corrupt practices in PhilHealth, Defensor questioned the sharp … Read More