MB Daily News Update

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case classification in Metro Manila is now down to moderate risk, and the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) took this cue to set new arrival protocols for international passengers.

The business community welcomed this development with Presidential Adviser on Entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo Founder Joey Concepcion saying that this will augur well with the economy.

Meanwhile, registered live births among Filipinos have gone on a “generally decreasing trend” in the past eight years, with 2020 registering the highest decline at 8.7 percent, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

These are among the top stories this Friday afternoon, Jan. 28, 2022.

Devotees are back to attend the traditional Friday mass at the Quiapo Church in Manila on Jan. 28, 2022, after it was closed for almost two weeks because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surge that started on the first week of the year. (Ali Vicoy)
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