Dennis Lee Sacdalan, 1- 3 Reynaldo L Garcia, 2 Michele H Diwa, 4 Danielle Benedict Sacdalan 1, 5 1Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines; 2National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines; 3Augusto P.
THE second quarter of school year 2020-2021 is about to end and as it was started, the Department of Education (DepEd) relies much on a modality heavy…
THE Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we celebrate alumni homecomings. Even without the much-anticipated face-to-face interaction, host batches get creative, facing challenges head-on without sacrificing the special event’s essence. For today’s feature, former SunStar Davao columnist and Davao Christian High School -C.P.
INDIVIDUALS from different walks of life were lining up behind a red Pajero parked on the side of Ma-a road. Behind the Pajero were a set of tables with different coffee brewing equipment. Behind the tables was Cyrus Paul Cantos preparing six different orders for one of his customers.
THE Department of Health (DOH) officially gave the Davao de Oro Provincial Hospital in Montevista (DDOPH) a license to operate its Covid-19 biomolecular laboratory. Davao de Oro Governor Jayvee Tyron Uy posted on his Facebook page that DDOPH already has a certificate of license to operate, which means it can conduct a reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test effective February 24 until December 31, 2021.
By Controversy in Taduran-Cuarto title fight Lito delos Reyes PhilBoxing.com DAVAO CITY – Former IBF World minimumweight champion Pedro Taduran Jr. can’t believe not even one judge gave him a victory in the title fight last Feb. 27 at Bula Gym at Gen. Santos City.
Ensuring that its social good efforts also reach those from the South, SM Foundation (SMFI), in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), recently concluded its farmers’ training – Batch 223 A-D under the Kabalikat Sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on Sustainable Agriculture in Davao City. A total of…
Poslušajte vest preko audio fajla Saslušanje Slaviše Kokeze, koji je jutros priveden na informativni razgovor u Službu za borbu protiv organizovanog kriminala, završeno je nakon četiri sata i on je napustio prostorije SBPOK-a. Za sada, nema zvaničnih informacija o toku saslušanja, a Kokeza nije davao izjave za medije.
DITO to bring 5G tech to Davao City by late 2022; Eastern Communications starts service for businesses
DAVAO CITY – DITO Telecommunity Corp. is aiming to bring in 5G technology to Davao City by 2022, simultaneous with the company’s planned rollout of the fifth generation (5G) technology in other parts of the country.
(The Philippine Star) – March 1, 2021 – 12:00am DAVAO CITY, Philippines – At least 50 resorts in the Island Garden City of Samal in Davao del Norte will open today after the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases authorized the reopening of the island to tourists.
Mer Layson (Pang-masa) – March 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Hindi ligtas kainin ang lahat ng uri ng shellfish at maging alamang na makukuha sa ilang lugar sa 13 lalawigan.
DAVAO CITY-For the second year under the coronavirus pandemic, Davao City will celebrate “Araw ng Dabaw” on March 1 online, suspending the traditional crowd-drawing events that run the risks of spreading the disease. Mayor Sara Duterte on Sunday urged the public to celebrate the founding day in the safety of their respective homes.
CHARITY is deeply ingrained in Masonic culture-together with faith and hope. However, charity is the greatest of these three fundamental principles of the Craft. It was in this spirit that over the weekend, the First Manila City Hall Masons Blood Donation Project was launched with the theme “Share Life, Give…
Manila Bay will soon become the location of a commercial, residential and tourism hub in the country after its proponent received the go signal to start the development of the ambitious project. The Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) has issued a Notice To Mobilize (NTM), as well as a Notice to…
BATANG MAYNILA Hopefully this month, when the anti-COVID-19 vaccines finally arrive, Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna will lead the city in getting the jab. This is to allay the fears and doubts that some skeptics may be entertaining in their minds and boost confidence in the vaccines and in getting inocu
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said there was nothing illegal with getting inoculated with unregulated vaccines. He made the comment in his show “Counterpoint” on Saturday amid arguments on former special envoy to China and columnist Ramon Tulfo’s disclosure that he was inoculated with China-made BBIBP-CorV vaccine along with other government officials whom he […]
The Philippine peso may touch the weaker P48.80 to a US dollar level this month on the account of international and local developments, according to bank analysts. Union Bank of the Philippines chief economist Ruben Carlo Asuncion told The Manila Times that the local currency’s exchange rate against the greenback may move from P48.50 to […]
Philippine headline inflation likely further accelerated in February due to low base effects and higher prices of food, oil and electricity, analysts polled by The Manila Times said. Projections for the month ranged from 4.6 to 5.0 percent with a 4.8-percent average – higher than the 4.2-percent in January and year-earlier’s 2.6 percent.
The shipment of the China-donated CoronaVac arrived on Sunday, the first vaccine for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-2019) to reach the Philippines. A second shipment, from AstraZeneca, due today, March 1, will be delayed because of a “global supply problem.” The 600,000 doses of CoronaVac arrived on a Chinese military transport plane at the Villamor […]
ROME: Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 19th goal this campaign, but champion Juventus had to settle for a 1-1 draw at Hellas Verona in Serie A on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). The draw gives leader Inter Milan the chance to pull 10 points clear of Juventus when it plays mid-table Genoa at the San Siro on […]
MIAMI: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez demolished Turkey’s Avni Yildirim in three rounds to retain his World Boxing Council (WBC) and World Boxing Association (WBA) super middleweight titles by knockout on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). Alvarez, who improved to a 55-1-2 win-loss-record with 37 knockouts, returned to the ring on Satur-day, a little over two months after […]
MIAMI: World No. 6 Collin Morikawa fired eight birdies in a five-under-par 67 on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to hold a two-shot lead over Brooks Koepka and Billy Horschel at the World Golf Champion-ships-Workday Championship. Morikawa, who claimed his first major title at the Professional Golfers’ Association Championship in August, led by as many as […]
On Sept. 2, 1945 aboard the US battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay, Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu signed the Instruments of Surrender formally ending World War II. In the euphoria of victory, many people forgot that six months earlier, Manila, once the proud “Pearl of the Orient,” was completely destroyed in a battle that some […]
The easterlies or winds from the east are affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao and will bring isolated rains over the country on Monday, PAGASA said.
THE Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) apprehended 28 quarantine violators during its synchronized law enforcement operations over the weekend.Police…
Last week, my good friend and Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager, Eddie Monreal, invited me to the inauguration of the upgraded runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). As a certified aviation geek, I accepted the invitation, if only for the opportunity to stand in the middle of the runway and observe aircraft movements.
TIGER Woods, who miraculously survived a horrific car crash this week, is definitely out of the April Masters, the year’s first major that began in…
If not for the series of unfortunate events that has enveloped the world in the past 12 months, the Cebu football community would have been busy with the Thirsty Cup this weekend. And, based on the shared memories by friends on social media, a lot of them miss the football festival that was instrumental in kicking Cebu football in the right direction.
THE University of San Carlos (USC) School of Architecture, Fine Arts and Design (Safad) formally launched its February 2021 issue of the Lantawan Magazine dedicated to the celebration of the 500 years of Christianity in the country on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.
WHEN will journalists realize that, when they report a burglary, it’s not necessary to write the gender of the criminals? How many major and minor…
CEBU CITY, Feb. 26 (PIA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 7 (DSWD-7) held an online poster slogan-making contest on the Adoption Consciousness Celebration participated in by clients and/or residents from the accredited residential care facilities (RCFs) in Central Visayas.
A JOURNALIST trained to write about other people has a lifetime of professional reticence keeping him or her from tackling a personal essay, specially one that demands searing self-examination and segues into unanticipated, uncomfortable truths. A pioneering digital journalist in Cebu and former Manila online bureau chief at SunStar Philippines, Gem A.
A TOTAL of P12.2 million worth of illegal drugs were seized during a three-day operation from Feb. 24, to 26, 2021. The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) confiscated 75 kilos of marijuana and shabu worth P10 million during the Simultaneous Anti-Criminality and Law Enforcement Operation, while anti-narcotics operatives of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) seized P2.7 million worth of illegal drugs.
THE arrival of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines in the country is a “breather” for Cebu City officials. 1. Labella says vaccine program can help revive business climate in Cebu City Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said the coming of AstraZeneca, the second vaccine to arrive in the country, will help pave the way for the new normal in Cebu City and the whole country.
THE nationwide biennial Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) chapter elections on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, allowed online voting for the first time. Ria Lidia Espina, the outgoing IBP Cebu chapter president, said that of the 1,387 qualified members of the IBP Cebu chapter, a total of 350 members cast their votes personally or manually, while 289 opted to vote online, for a total voter turnout of only 46.07 percent.
Air passenger traffic in the Philippines plummeted 78 percent last year amid the coronavirus pandemic that forced the government to close its borders for several months. Data from the Civil Aeronautics Board showed total passenger traffic carried by domestic and international airlines reached only 13.12 million in 2020, down from over 60 million in 2019.
THE man who was found dead floating approximately 7 nautical miles off the coast of Bacolod City in the waters of the Guimaras Strait last week was…
THE Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 will ask the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 to help local government units (LGUs) improve their solid waste management programs and to remind them to close their open dumpsites by March 31, 2021.
THE Philippines welcomed the 600,000 doses of donated Sinovac vaccine against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), which landed at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City, Metro Manila on board a transport plane of the People’s Republic of China on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.
February is National Arts Month. This is an annual fete that started in 1991 with the signing of Presidential Proclamation 683. This year, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts declared the theme as “Alab-sining, Alay-sigla,” as “NAM aims to conserve, promote and popularize Filipino artistic creations; integrate the…
WHATEVER we think about the manner in which the police “rescued” the 19 lumad (native) students at the University of San Carlos in Cebu City last February 15, and whether or not we believe that they were being trained as rebels, let’s get one thing straight: Bakwit School Cebu is part of the national democratic […]
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) expects construction at the planned Metro Rail Transit Line 4 (MRT 4) from Quezon City to Rizal province to begin in 2023 and the detailed engineering design phase to be launched within the year.
A lot of investors buy preferred shares to earn bigger income compared to bonds as yields on preferred shares are higher. Moreover, dividends on preferred shares are taxed at only 10 percent, which is less than the 20-percent tax on interest income from bonds, providing investors of preferred shares with an even higher net return.
Ayala Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (AC Health), through Healthway Philippines, Inc. (HPI), has completed its acquisition of a majority stake of Mercado General Hospital Inc. (MGHI). In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, Ayala said it purchased shares from White Knight Holdings, Inc., a w
EYES WIDE OPEN – Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) – March 1, 2021 – 12:00am It was a very short message, but very much on point. “Thank you to the US Department of State for this recognition. But more than the recognition, I hope this helps raise awareness.
Megaworld Corp. through its transport terminals arm Township Transport Terminal Inc. (T31) has partnered with Megawide Corp’.s Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) for the interconnection of their transport hub. The agreement between Megaworld and MWM Terminals Inc., the operator of PITX, is seen to establish seamless connectivity between Megaworld’s Southwood City Transport Hub in Biñan, Laguna with the PITX, the country’s first landport in Paranaque City.
PAGADIAN CITY, Feb 28 (PIA) – The people with disabilities (PWDs) in Zamboanga del Sur are overjoyed to receive livelihood kits from the national government. The 58 pre-identified PWD beneficiaries from 18 municipalities in the province, accepted the sari-sari store package provided by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) under their livelihood and entrepreneurship program called ‘Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa’.
Philippine National Police Chief Debold Sinas said Sunday a manhunt is underway to arrest the killers of Vice Mayor Restituto Calonge of Mabuhay town in Zamboanga Sibugay and Edgar Pampanga, an engineer.
Itinaas ng Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources ang red tide alert sa ilang lugar sa may 13 lalawigan matapos na magpositibo ang mga nakolektang shellfish doon sa red tide o paralytic shellfish poison na lampas sa regulatory limit, at ang coastal waters na nakitaan naman ng presensya ng toxins.
Catherine Talavera (The Philippine Star) – March 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – More than 92,000 hogs have been delivered in Metro Manila in nearly three weeks, in line with the government’s effort to augment supply and stabilize pork prices in the market.
Department of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III expressed his gratitude to the Chinese government as the Philippines on Sunday, Feb. 28, received its first batch of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines that will pave the way for the start of the country’s COVID-19 vaccination program.
“So, who hasn’t done their daily commissions yet?” A friend asks all of us in our Discord server group as we log in to the game, Genshin Impact. “I haven’t!” someone replies as we start our daily Genshin adventures with each other.
Allowing customers to order items from different brands in one transaction, Max’s Group, Inc. (MGI) launches its own multi-brand delivery service. The delivery service covers all MGI food brands including Max’s Restaurant, Yellow Cab, Pancake House, Krispy Kreme, Teriyaki Boy, Dencio’s, Sizzlin’ Steak, and Jamba Juice.
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte on Sunday spearheaded the kick-off rites for the March 1 ban on the use of plastic bags in the markets. Along with officials from the Environmental Protection and Waste Management Department and personnel from the Market Development and Administration Department, Belmonte inspected markets in Galas, Munoz, Suki, A.
Amid the rising cases of rabies and a fatality in Quezon City, the Veterinary Department is ramping up its vaccination campaign. “Our city veterinarian recently recorded five animal rabies cases and one human death within a month. That’s why the district has now been categorized as high risk,” Mayor Joy Belmonte said.
Amid the spike in the prices of meat and chicken and the African swine fever outbreak, Quezon City Councilor Mikey Belmonte has urged his colleagues to tackle the problem of food security. He said strategic policies must be put in place to address food security problems and the insufficiency of meat supply and the ensuing price hike that significantly affected the vulnerable and marginalized segment of the population.
Danilo Garcia (Pilipino Star Ngayon) – March 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Inaasahan ng mga eksperto ng UP-OCTA Research Group na papalo sa 2,500 ang arawang kaso ng COVID-19 sa bansa kung magpapatuloy ang trend sa pagtaas nito na nag-umpisa na nitong mga nagdaang araw.
Danilo Garcia (Pilipino Star Ngayon) – March 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Lima na ang naitatalang nasawi sa naganap na ‘misencounter’ sa pagitan ng mga tauhan ng Philippine National Police at Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) sa Quezon City, ayon sa kumpirmasyon ng tagapagsalita ng National Bureau of Investigation (NBI).
Mer Layson (Pilipino Star Ngayon) – March 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Pinangunahan ni Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte ang pagtungo sa ilang pamilihan sa lungsod upang mamahagi ng mga reusable bayong at mga ecobags sa mga residenteng namamalengke, upang isulong ang kanilang kampanya hinggil sa plastic waste reduction.
Long before the COVID pandemic, agencies involved in the campaign against illegal drugs had been talking about the procurement of body cameras for use by their operatives. The devices are meant to promote transparency amid criticism of the brutal way the war on drugs has been carried out.
A TOTAL of 66 barangays in Cebu City have active coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) transmission. But the number of barangays that has not reported any transmission for the past 10 days has jumped from seven a week ago to 14.
Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star) – March 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Quezon City government has allowed 18 flower vendors displaced by road clearing operations to sell their wares in one of the city-owned cemeteries. The local government said the vendors were given vending sites near the Bagbag public cemetery to help them cope with the pandemic.
HINDI naging sagabal ang misencounter sa Quezon City sa pagitan ng Philippine National Police at Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency sa kampanya ni President Digong vs droga, ayon kay PNP chief Gen. Debold Sinas. Imbes lalong naging mainit ang relasyon ng PNP at PDEA para isulong pa ang pagtugis at pagtiklo sa mga miyembro ng drug syndicates, ang dagdag pa ni Sinas.
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MANILA, Philippines – Quezon City government on Saturday said it will begin issuance of online business permits once the business owners’ application for renewal or new permit is approved. “Business establishments can use the e-copy while their original or authenticated copy is yet to be released,” said Margie Santos, chief of city Business Permits and […]
Nilunsad ng mga awtoridad ang malawakang pagtugis sa dalawang suspek na sangkot sa pamamaslang kina Mabuhay, Zamboanga Sibugay Vice Mayor Restituto Calogne at Engineer Edgar Pampanga nitong Biyernes ng hapon.
MANILA: The Philippines is due to receive its first batch of COVID-19 vaccine Sunday, among the last in Southeast Asia to secure the critical doses despite having the second-highest number of coronavirus infections and deaths in the hard-hit region.
It took six to nine months for the huge Spanish galleons to sail from Manila to Acapulco, and it was not unusual for 100 on board to die on the journey because of bad weather, food and health.
The Philippine government received the 600,000 doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines donated by Chinese government on Sunday. President Rodrigo Duterte led the turnover ceremony at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City. From Villamor Air Base, the Sinovac vaccine will be transported in at least six 40-footer trucks to cold chain storage facilities […]
Share prices this week are expected to recover from their recent slump with the much anticipated arrival of COVID-19 vaccines this week.
Ben&Ben has graced the Manila skyline with a drone show featuring their newest single “Inevitable.”
LAST week, a Cebu City-based company conducted mass testing on its employees using the saliva test. The Philippine National Red Cross (PRC) conducted the test after two of the company’s employees were found positive of Covid-19 via reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. PRC personnel went to the company to gather the specimens.
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The Philippines’ first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from China’s Sinovac Biotech is scheduled to arrive today, giving the country’s fight against the pandemic a dose of hope. Around 600,000 doses of vaccines developed by Sinovac Biotech will be delivered to Manila with President Duterte and some Cabinet members ready to welcome the cargo at the airport.
A SECOND former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never made advances toward her and never intended to be inappropriate.
The road to Hot Springs runs through several NEA towns. The Regional Basketball Tournament tips off Wednesday in Blytheville, Manila, Rector, Melbourne, and Izard County. We’ll update this page with matchups involving area teams, scores & highlights. 1:00pm: Pocahontas vs. Mills 1:00pm: Brookland vs. eStem 7:00pm: Southside vs.
(Updated: ) Share this content MANILA: The Philippines received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday (Feb 28), among the last in Southeast Asia to secure the critical doses despite having the second-highest number of infections and deaths in the region.
A rule mandating RT-PCR test for local travel has been scrapped in the Philippines following a recent government decision. The move came as a result of efforts to unify travel protocols in all local government units (LGUs), according to a senior official.
THE PROVINCES of Negros Oriental and Siquijor are gearing up to reopen for domestic visitors nationwide, joining their two neighbors, Cebu and Bohol, in the Central Visayas Region that have already resumed tourism activities.
Mary Ruth Malinao (The Philippine Star) – February 28, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Quarantine passes are still required in Cebu City even though it is under the most relaxed modified general community quarantine or MGCQ. Cebu City will remain under MGCQ until March 31.
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THE Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula has distributed some P50,000 worth of farm inputs to Indigenous Peoples (IPs) farmers in a remote…
AN ALLEGED gun-for-hire was killed in a gunfight that broke out during a law enforcement operation in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, police…