MB Daily News Update

Published September 8, 2021, 7:30 AM

by Manila Bulletin

In a sudden change of heart, the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (MEID) has decided to stick with a modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) in Metro Manila for another week, deferring the implementation of the less restrictive general community quarantine (GCQ) and granular lockdowns.

Meanwhile, the country is in for a double whammy as severe tropical storm Jolina has made is way to Marinduque, stranding thousands of commuters and passengers, and tropical cyclone, “Kiko”, has intensified into a typhoon as of 12:47 a.m. Wednesday, September 8, 2021, threatening northern Luzon.

The are the major stories to look out for this Wednesday morning.

Residents pay P5 each for a ride across this creek in Multinational Village in Paranaque City which is part of their daily grind in this impoverished part of the post subdivision. (Manny Llanes)
  1. PH COVID-19 Update

Debacle at PH hospitals

  • ‘Jolina’/’Kiko’ Watch
  • Duterte administration’s achievements
  • PH-Turkey relations
  • Senate probe on alleged anomalous DOH pandemic purchases
  • P3.4-billion drug bust
  • Business Corner
  • Legislative Corner
  • Political Corner
  1. Metro Roundup
  1. Provincial Roundup