President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has called on the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to ensure the completion of the bridge linking Bataan and Cavite on time.
The number of people who perished due to a fire at passenger-cargo vessel MV Lady Mary Joy 3 reached 29 while search and rescue operations and coastal patrol continued in the vicinity waters off Basilan to find seven others who were still missing, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said Friday, March 31.
Malacañang has issued Memorandum Circular No. 16, suspending work in government offices on April 5, 2023, Wednesday, from 12 p.m. onwards. Based on the memorandum signed by Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin on March 31, this was to allow government employees to properly observe Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, April 6 and 7, which were declared regular holidays.
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Daily News Summary this Friday afternoon, March 31, 2023.
1) From the Palace
2) Oriental Mindoro oil spill
3) Basilan ferry fire
4) Lenten 2023 preparations
5) Degamo killing/Teves case
6) Trump facing criminal charges
7) Lotto results
8) Weather Update