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COVID-19 cases climb to 38 in France

France reported 20 new cases of coronavirus raising the number of infected to 38. The news comes as French President Emmanuel Macron warned that the country is facing a crisis brought by COVID-19 epidemic. France has two fatalities due to COVID-19. Jerome Salomon,...

PH to decide if Japan will be included in the travel ban

The Philippine inter-agency task force on the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is considering of including Japan in Manila's travel ban depending on the new criteria that they will be adopting. Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III said in a...

Hong Kong: Dog tests positive for ‘low level’ coronavirus

The spokesperson for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) revealed that a dog has tested positive for 'low level' coronavirus disease or (COVID-19). On February 26, the dog of a patient who tested positive for COVID-19 was supposed to handled...

Iran vice president contracts coronavirus

A senior official of Iranian government was infected with coronavirus, the seventh official to test positive from the virus. Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar has been quarantined at her home after testing positive to COVID-19. The news...

Duterte appoints former SC Justice Chief Justice Bersamin to GSIS

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Feb. 14, 20 | 7:33 am

Former Supreme Court Lucas Bersamin has been chosen by President Rodrigo Duterte to lead the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), according to Senator Bong Go.

Go added that Bersamin took his oath of office last Feb. 6, 2020.

It was in 2009 that he was appointed by then-President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the Supreme Court, he retired in October last year.

Bersamin, a University of the East law graduate, was appointed as a Quezon City regional trial court judge in 1986 and promoted to the Court of Appeals in 2003.

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COVID-19 cases climb to 38 in France

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France reported 20 new cases of coronavirus raising the number of infected to 38. The news comes as French President Emmanuel Macron warned that the country is facing a crisis brought by COVID-19 epidemic. France has two fatalities due to COVID-19. Jerome Salomon,...

PH to decide if Japan will be included in the travel ban

PH to decide if Japan will be included in the travel ban

The Philippine inter-agency task force on the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is considering of including Japan in Manila's travel ban depending on the new criteria that they will be adopting. Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III said in a...

Hong Kong: Dog tests positive for ‘low level’ coronavirus

Hong Kong: Dog tests positive for ‘low level’ coronavirus

The spokesperson for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) revealed that a dog has tested positive for 'low level' coronavirus disease or (COVID-19). On February 26, the dog of a patient who tested positive for COVID-19 was supposed to handled...

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Iran vice president contracts coronavirus

Iran vice president contracts coronavirus

A senior official of Iranian government was infected with coronavirus, the seventh official to test positive from the virus. Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar has been quarantined at her home after testing positive to COVID-19. The news...

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