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The ANC Brief: Day of records

8/7/2020 12:25:00 AM

The ANC Brief: Day of records

Rock bottomThe country's gross domestic product (GDP) had its largest drop since the Philippines became a democracy, plunging the country into its first recession in 30 years. The economy also recorded the worst contraction in Philippine history and as compared to ASEAN economies. And all that in one day. But trust Central Bank Gov. Ben Diokno to have a positive spin and see the glass half full. He said the worst is behind us and there's no way to go but up.

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No. 1 in Southeast AsiaAug. 6 proved to be a really bad day for the country as it passed Indonesia with the most number of COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country is closing in on 120,000. Meanwhile, the Japanese government provided the country with Avigan tablets as part of the clinical trials for a possible treatment to COVID-19.

Shredded and mincedIt was another bad day for officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth). After being shredded to pieces in the Senate for allegations of corruption, the officials were minced in another probe, this time in the lower House. Congressmen asked the officials to submit their statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs). PhilHealth Senior Vice President for Operations Augustus de Villa submitted his resignation. The Presidential Anti Corruption Commission (PACC) said 10 PhilHealth officers will face criminal complaints while 11 more are being probed. 

Filipino fatalitiesThere are heartbreaking stories coming out of the Filipino fatalities in the Beirut blast. Authorities said they are probing the incident, and the world waits for the results.Final look Read more: ABS-CBN News Channel »

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The ANC Brief: New epicenter

The ANC Brief: PhilHealth 'mafia'

The ANC Brief: PhilHealth 'mafia'

The ANC Brief: New epicenter

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PH posts record daily rise in coronavirus cases, could become Southeast Asia’s new epicenterCDNTopStories The Philippines could soon become the new epicenter for the coronavirus pandemic in Southeast Asia, as it reported another record single-day jump in infections on Tuesday, Aug 4, 2020. Read more: CDNDigital