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22 May 2020 – MBC held the fourth session of the COVID-19 Knowledge Series with the National Resilience Council, ARISE Philippines, and Zuellig Family Foundation. The digital forum featured a keynote presentation from Governor Benjamin Diokno (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas) on macroeconomic recovery and national resilience post-COVID.

We, the undersigned, thank the honorable congressmen authors of House Bill No. 6623 in their efforts to institute public health and safety standards to prevent the transmission of the COVID-19 or novel coronavirus (nCOV). We support the protection of vulnerable groups while at the same time, “ensuring the restoration of livelihood opportunities and sources of income for all, especially the country’s poor.” Allow us to offer our comments on House Bill No. 6623, known as the “New Normal for the Workplace and Public Spaces Act of 2020.”