Workers, medical frontliners exempted from unified curfew in Metro Manila

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 02:12 PM August 20, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Workers or authorized persons outside of residence (APOR) are exempted from the unified curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. in Metro Manila.

This was agreed upon by Metro Manila mayors, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Jojo Garcia said in an online Palace briefing.


“Sa curfew, exempted po lahat ng APOR, meaning yung authorized persons outside residence exempted po yan,” Garcia said.


(In terms of curfew, APOR or authorized persons outside residence are exempted.)

“Kaya nga po let’s say ang isang business establishment hanggang 10 p.m. sila, nag-overtime ‘yan, pakita lang po yung ID nila at ‘yan naman po ay hindi huhulihin, nagkasundo ang ating mga mayors,” he explained.

(Let’s say a business establishment is open until 10 p.m., workers went overtime, they may present their ID and they will not be apprehended. The mayors have agreed to this)

Garcia noted that the unified curfew shall mostly be followed by those in the residential areas.

“Pero of course yung ating mga manggagawa, lalo na ang ating medical frontliners, yan po ay exempted,” he added.

(But of course, our workers especially our medical frontliners are exempted.)

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