The Department of Social Welfare and Development admits that it has yet to release the promised assistance and that it cannot give a target date for the households to receive the amount.
Human rights lawyer Chel Diokno maintains that comments unfavorable to the government are allowed even under a state of public health emergency.
People are calling on the government to speed up the delivery of assistance and present a detailed national action plan amid the coronavirus disease 2019 crisis instead of making provocative statements.
The national government is warning local officials against politicking and corruption as well as disobeying the guidelines related to the enhanced community quarantine. For netizens, its first target is a big mistake.
Local officials are told to faithfully attend to the needs of millions of Filipinos affected by the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon due to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
From AI-powered thermal drones to contactless verification, Filipino-developed technologies will be utilized to help decongest checkpoints amid the enhanced community quarantine to contain the spread of coronavirus disease 2019.
Health protection and financial inclusion go hand in hand, and the government must ensure that no one is left behind as the enhanced community quarantine continues to be implemented in Luzon.
An official of the World Health Organization says “we may have to peel one by one – not just immediately lift” public health measures to balance efforts to control the coronavirus disease 2019 and bring society back to normal.
Ray C. Espinosa, Meralco president and chief executive officer, assures the public that “all hands are on deck to ensure Meralco runs like clockwork.”
There are physicians that people can consult through Viber, Facebook messenger and other digital means for various medical concerns.