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Manila LGU suspends gov’t work, classes in the city on Jan. 9

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 02:54 PM January 08, 2021
Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno

Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno. (Photo from his office)

MANILA, Philippines — The Manila City government has suspended government work and classes in all levels for both public and private schools on Saturday, Jan. 9.

In his executive order released Friday, Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said this is to allow devotees to participate in online activities for the Traslacion of the Black Nazarene.

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BREAKING: Manila City Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso orders the suspension of classes in all levels (both public and private) and work in the city government on Saturday, January 9. #AlertoManileno

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Domagoso also prohibited the sale of liquor and other alcoholic beverages within the Quiapo area.

The traditional procession of the Black Nazarene image was canceled this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Authorities have only allowed 400 churchgoers and devotees to enter Quiapo Church for each of the 15 masses to be held on Saturday.

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