(Bloomberg) — The Philippines shortened curfew hours in Manila and eased the stay-at-home order in a bid to boost its economy. The peso and stocks rose.
A security personnel wearing a face mask and face shield carries a social distancing sing as he walks inside at the SM Mall of Asia complex, operated by SM Prime Holdings Inc., in Pasay City, Metro Manila, the Philippines, on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. The Philippines is expanding its search for vaccine supplies as the spread of infections appears to slow in Southeast Asia’s virus epicenter.
The curfew in most of the capital region will now be from midnight to 4 a.m., having previously been from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said in a televised briefing with President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday.
People aged 15 to 65 will be allowed to go out in areas under
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