1 week Cemeteries to be shut for a week Manilatimes
CASHING IN A vendor arranges a bouquet at the Dangwa Flower Market in Manila. Vendors have stepped up selling flowers as Filipinos have started to visit their departed loved ones following the announcement that cemeteries will be closed as a precaution against the pandemic. PHOTO BY ENRIQUE AGCAOILI ALL cemeteries in the National Capital Region would be closed for a week from late October to early November to prevent crowds from gathering in public and private cemeteries, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Monday. MMDA General Manager Jose Arturo Garcia Jr. said majority of ... more