MB Daily News Update

“Lock down hard, lock down fast.”

With this general strategy, Metro Manila will shift back to enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from August 6 to August 20 in a bid to stymie the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

President Duterte has also announced that he will no longer be pursuing the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States.

These are among the top stories this Friday, July 30, 2021.

President Duterte (second from left) exchanges fist bumps with United States Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III (left) during the latter’s courtesy call on the President at the Malacañang Palace on Thursday, July 29, 2021. (Photo from the Office of the President)
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VFA will no longer be terminated

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