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This page contains all advisories related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), published by the DTI-EMB.

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angle-left ADVISORY: Memorandum Circular No. 20‑08 s. 2020 - Enhancing Unhampered Movement of Cargo and Transit of Personnel of Business Establishments Allowed to Operate During the Enhanced Community Quarantine of Luzon, Amending Memorandum Circular No. 20-06

MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR 20-08

Enhancing Unhampered Movement of Cargo and Transit of Personnel of Business Establishments Allowed to Operate During the Enhanced Community Quarantine of Luzon, Amending Memorandum Circular No. 20-06

DTI issues guidelines for the movement of manufactured essential items, retail establishments, and export and BPO companies. Essentially, movement of all types of cargoes should be unhampered and not delayed.

"The following shall be allowed until the end of 22 March 2020:

  1. Transfer of necessary equipment of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and export-oriented establishments to facilitate work-from-home arrangements; and
  2. For BPOs and export-oriented establishments to make arrangements with hotels for basic lodging.

For purposes of the above, personnel of BPOs and export-oriented establishments setting-up the foregoing arrangements shall be allowed to travel, subject to presentation of proof of employment, address of employer and residence."

 

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