April 9, 2020

Category: CURRENT AFFAIRS

NCMF Activates Covid-19 Hotline, Joins Nat’l Gov’t Battling Coronavirus

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — Here are the hotlines, the number Muslims can call on issues about Covid-19. They are: 0919-718-1289 and 0997-501-7067. This is in relation with the activation of the NCMF Covid-19 Task Force chaired Secretary/CEO Saidamen Balt Pangarungan. NCMF […]

WHO: ‘Millions Could Die’ from Covid-19 without ‘Aggressive Action’

Global Covid-19 Recovered 152,042; China Leads, 75,911 By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — THE World Health Organization (WHO) has a dire prediction on the impact of Covid-19. “Without aggressive action in all countries, millions could die.” WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus issued […]

Australian Islamic Leaders Issue Fatwa on Covid-19

Media Release: As the 2019-novel coronavirus continues its seemingly unstoppable spread and transmission across the globe, Islamic religious leaders issued a Fatwa on Covid-19: 15th of March 2020 Important Notice: Coronavirus Update All Praise is due to Allāh. We ask Allah to send prayers and salutations upon the Messenger of Allah. A well known principle […]

NCMF, Ulama Suspend Religious Gatherings to Prevent Covid-19 Spread

Update: March 20, 2020, 10:20 p.m. The House of Opinion, known in Arabic as Darul Iftah, of the Bangsmaoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has suspended for three weeks the conduct of Friday or Juma’ah congregational prayers in the region. BARMM Grand Mufti Abuhuraira Abdulrahman Udasan issued the declaration on March 19 following the […]

77,257 People Recover from Covid-19; PHL, 3

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — THERE’S A GOOD NEWS ABOUT THE DREADED AND FATAL SARS-COV-2! Well, in these critical times that try men’s soul, it should be a good news to a world grappling with a “vicious and invisible” enemy. For lost in the […]

Maharlika Village Joins Gov’t in Fighting Threats of Covid-19

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — The Moro enclave of Maharlika Village, Taguig City, Metro Manila, has joined the government’s battle against the threats of the new coronavirus disease. Barangay Chairman Harry Pautin led the initiative as village leaders waged war against the SARS-CoV-2, the […]

Privacy Commission Issues Guidelines on COVID-19 Patients’ Personal Data

Here’s a statement from the National Privacy Commission (NPC) headed by Commissioner Raymund E. Liboro relating to COVID-19 and data privacy. ​Media Release: Data privacy vis-a-vis public health FOLLOWING President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s declaration of a public health emergency (PHE) concerning COVID-19, it is imperative upon the government to strike a balance between individual data […]

Covid-19 Patients #5 and #6 Now at RITM

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — COVID-19 patients #5 and #6 — a husband and wife — are now at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), which is under the Department of Health (DOH). Nords Maguindanao, a broadcaster on Salam Radio operating […]

US Environmental Protection Agency Releases Disinfectants Names versus Covid-19

By EDD K. USMAN From a CNN report: (SDN) — AS the December 2019 novel coronavirus continues its seemingly inexorable death-causing spread across Earth, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released names of disinfectants to fight the virus. CNN reported the EPA’s issuance of the list today, March 6, 2020. The EPA made […]

NCMF Says Guiwan, Amerol 46th NQRC Champions, Win Php50,000,

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — Mohammad Sedik Guiwan and Rahima P. Amerol won the 49th National Qur’an Reading Competition (NQRC) held on March 3, 2020. As part the prize for their feats the two winners also received Php25,000 each and a chance to travel […]