Davao City- Laumang ipatuman na usab ang pag-require og 72 hours negative RT-PCR result sa mga land travelers pasulod sa Davao Region. Kini gikumpirma ni Dr. Ashley Lopez, Davao City Health Office chief sa interbyu sa DXDC RMN Davao. Sumala ni Lopez, gitakdang magpagawas og Executive Order (EO) aron hingpit kining maimplementar.
The local bourse ended another trading week in the red as profit taking plunged the market down the 6,300 territory. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) fell by 1.8 percent, or 116.64 points to its intraday low of 6,370.87, while the wider All Shares declined by 1.13 percent, or 44.93 points to close at 3,923.03 […]
Members of the Philippine weightlifting and fencing teams arrived from respective qualifying tournaments in Tashkent, Uzbekistan Thursday night and were met by a simple but warm welcome from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC). “Despite imposed lockdowns and curfews in Metro Manila, we wanted to honor our athletes who made the country proud, within boundaries of […]
MANILA – There is nothing overtly heroic in what Mr Michael Pandan does. He delivers food to homes with his motorcycle for ride-sharing firm Grab. But he sees extra value in his service, especially now that much of the Philippines remains under strict quarantine restrictions and millions are still stuck inside their homes.
ACCRA: The West African subregion suffered an economic downturn in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, a top official here said on Thursday (Friday in Manila). Unlike the average growth of 3.5 percent in its gross domestic product before 2020, the subregion recorded a 2-percent contraction last year due to the pandemic, said […]
The Pinoy pop (P-pop) boy band SB19 has been nominated in the 2021 Billboard Music Awards (BBMA), the first Filipino group and Southeast Asian act to earn a nomination in the prestigious music competition. The group made it to the Top Social Artist category, which was launched in 2011.
There is nothing overtly heroic in what Mr Michael Pandan does. He delivers food to homes with his motorcycle for ride-sharing firm Grab. But he sees extra value in his service, especially now that much of the Philippines remains under strict quarantine restrictions and millions are still stuck inside their homes.
Danilo Garcia (Pilipino Star Ngayon) – May 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Target ng mga Metro Mayors na umpisahan ang ‘mass vaccination’ sa National Capital Region (NCR) sa darating na Hunyo sa oras na dumating na sa bansa ang bulto ng mga bakuna na inorder buhat sa mga internasyunal na manufacturer.
The economies of the Cordillera and Davao regions contracted from 7.6 percent to close to 10 percent in 2020 as lockdown and quarantine restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic led to the closure of accommodation facilities, manufacturing companies, food businesses and transportation services, officials said.
A nongovernment organization supporting “lumad” in southern Mindanao has called for help to raise P200,000 for the bail of their social worker facing allegedly baseless charges filed by the police. Social worker Beryl Grace Avila, executive director of the Solidarity Action Group for Indigenous Peoples and Peasants (Sagipp), asked for donations to help free Lindy Trenilla, their worker based in Davao Region.
THE government has distributed P16.29 billion in financial assistance to residents in the National Capital Region (NCR) and in four nearby provinces affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Friday. Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año, in a press statement, said of the amount, 75.28 percent or […]
CEBU CITY-Mayor Edgardo Labella has appealed to the national government to give this city a “fair share” of the COVID-19 vaccines so it could resume inoculating its senior citizens. Labella, in an interview, said the number of elderly people in the city who expressed intent to be vaccinated had increased but there were no vaccines available.
The government has secured $18.4 billion in foreign loans to deal with the crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Finance (DOF) said Friday. “As of April 28, 2021, we have borrowed a total of $18.4 billion from external sources,” Finance Undersecretary Mark Dennis Joven said in an interview with state-run PTV.
AT GROUND LEVEL – Satur C. Ocampo (The Philippine Star) – May 1, 2021 – 12:00am Aktibista ako!” cried the young man as four armed men and a woman seized him, while he was having lunch at a fastfood place in a busy mall in Quezon City.
(The Philippine Star) – May 1, 2021 – 12:00am Sen. Cynthia Villar is so correct in encouraging urban gardening, and saying that community gardens can supplement the community pantries that have sprouted all over the metro and even up to other parts of the country.
TANAUAN, Leyte: Residents of this municipality and those from nearby towns of Leyte will be enjoying free bus rides for two months starting May 3 from this town to Tacloban City and back to Tanauan. Cesario Licopit, vice president of Mahagnaw Transport Corporation, told The Manila Times the officers of their company led by its […]
Courts and judicial offices in areas placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) will be physically closed for another 12 days. Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo on Friday issued Administrative Circular 29-2021 directing all justices, judges and court personnel of the first and second level courts and appellate collegiate courts and […]
BENGAL: India’s coronavirus disaster deepened on Friday with the daily death toll climbing above 3,600 while total infections now reached more than 18 million as dozens of countries sent urgent medical aid to help tackle the spiraling crisis. Even with vaccine rollouts underway, fatalities are still speeding past major milestones across the globe, such as […]
BAHALA SI BITAG – Ben Tulfo (Pang-masa) – May 1, 2021 – 12:00am IISA ang estilo ng J&T Express sa kanilang mga empleyado sa buong bansa – mang-iwan sa ere at gutumin ang kanilang mga empleyado. Kamakailan, 70 riders and sorters ng J&T Express, Valenzuela Branch ang lumapit sa BITAG.
Over 50,000 local and overseas job opportunities will be offered in the 21 online job fairs organized by the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) as part of the observance of Labor Day today. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd said on Friday the number of available jobs reached 52,461 on the eve of the Labor […]
THE City Health Office has noted a further increase in the number of active infections in Cagayan de Oro after the city logged 42 new coronavirus…
CHITO Maniago, the vice president for corporate communications of GCash, wrote to The Manila Times in response to this column’s write-up last week. In the interest of fair journalism, let me quote verbatim the main body of Mr. Maniago’s letter dated April 24, 2021: “First, we would like to apologize for the inconvenience your friend […]
Four-percent to 5-percent projection is highest in over two years The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the country’s headline inflation rate last month likely remained at its fastest in over two years. “The BSP projects April 2021 inflation to settle within the range of 4.2 to 5 percent,” BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno said in […]
Good day. Here are the stories for The Manila Times for Saturday, May 1, 2021. READ: Vaccinating 80% of workers pushed Presidential Adviser on Entrepreneurship Jose Maria “Joey” Concepcion 3rd is proposing the vaccination for Covid-19 of at least 80 percent of the country’s workers as a way of speeding up the recovery of the battered economy.
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DAVAO-BORN model Frances Margarette “Marga” Esquivel caught everyone’s attention during the Gucci Cruise 2016 collection runway show. Marga was 19 then and considered it as her big break. She remembers walking the show and then getting a call afterwards from her agent in New York saying that Vogue wanted to do a feature on her for being the “show-stealer with the silver hair.”
AFTER begging off in the initial round of the supposed pilot implementation of face-to-face (F2F) classes, Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones revealed that Davao Region is now reconsidering joining in the limited F2F classes.
No question about it, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the way we live and no amount of preparation could completely spare one from its challenging impact.
The key point from last week’s column was that the pandemic has revealed many fundamental weaknesses in our mobility environment – especially deficiencies linked to inappropriate or outdated policies and institutions. The good news is that these problems can be fixed – most needed are vision and tenacity.
PALM HARBOR, Florida: Keegan Bradley cannot recall having an easier time than he did Thursday (Friday in Manila) at Innisbrook. He missed only one green. His longest par putt was just over 4 feet. It added to a seven-under 64 and another great start in the Valspar Championship.
Millenial Councilor Orvince Howard A. Hernandez of Caloocan City has launched a Tiktok challenge for mothers and grandmothers to celebrate Mother’s Day on May 9. Dubbed as ‘Tiktoker si Mader,’ Hernandez announced that 10 winners will selected and will receive P5,000 each, flowers, and plaques of recognition.
MAYNILA – Namigay ng libreng burger ang isang birthday celebrant sa isang community pantry sa harap ng St. Peregrine Shrine ng Barangay Tunasan, Muntinlupa nitong Miyerkoles. Kwento ni Jayson Villeza, isa sa mga nag-organisa ng stall sa lugar, sarado talaga sila sa araw na iyon at nagulat na lamang sa binigay na donasyon.
“After a year, there’s still no justice. It seems that state forces responsible to conduct investigations are not interested in resolving the case. Kami na nga ang biktima, ang agrabyado, kami pa ang gagapang papunta sa kanila para humingi ng tulong?
Ralph Edwin Villanueva (The Philippine Star) – May 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – A couple, their son and their family driver were arrested at their home in Barangay BF Homes, Parañaque on Thursday for allegedly beating up two stay-in workers.
Sa darating na Hunyo ang target ng mga Metro Mayors na umpisahan ang ‘mass vaccination’ sa National Capital Region (NCR) sa oras na dumating na sa bansa ang bulto ng mga bakuna na inorder buhat sa mga internasyunal na manufacturer.
DEFUNDING the P19-billion budget of the National Task Force to end Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-Elcac) will affect barangays who had fought to clear their communities from communist influence and insurgency, Davao Oriental Governor Nelson Dayanghirang said Thursday, April 29.
I went to Danao City the other day and was reminded once again that this is no longer the suburban place that I used to pass by when I was younger on my way to the birthplaces of my parents in the Camotes group of islands.
ANAA na sa 414 ang ihap sa aktibo nga mga kaso sa Cagayan de Oro human nakatala ang dakbayan og 42 ka mga bag-ong kaso sa Covid-19.Sa 414 ka mga…
TARLAC, Philippines – The provincial government of Tarlac, represented by Governor Susan Yap signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of the Philippines- Manila last A pril 23, 2021 on the establishment of the UP -Manila School of Health Sciences extension campus in Tarlac.
Ralph Edwin Villanueva (The Philippine Star) – May 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Mayors of Metro Manila are planning to conduct a mass vaccination for COVID-19 in June, once vaccines arrive in the country, Metro Manila Council chairman and Parañaque Mayor Edwin Olivarez said yesterday.
ANTICIPATING unauthorized and lightning protest rallies from militant groups in time with the observance of Labor Day, the Quezon City government and the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) have agreed to deploy enough number of lawmen and traffic enforcers to keep order and observe safety and health protocols.
BAJA: Hundreds of migrants deported by the United States are stranded in one of Mexico’s most dangerous regions and at risk of kidnapping and violence, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Thursday (Friday in Manila). The migrants, mainly from Central America, are sleeping rough in a public square near the border in Reynosa in the […]
SAHEL: Government troops and rebels clashed on Thursday (Friday in Manila) in a region of western Chad where President Idriss Deby Itno was killed earlier this month, a spokesman said. The fighting in the desert region of Kanem, near Chad’s border with Niger, pits Libya-based rebels against forces loyal to a new military junta led […]
Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila has whipped up special offers and food takeaways for the most important women in our lives. It’s going to be All About Mom as we celebrate Mother’s Day safely at home with the family. Café Eight makes dining at home more exciting with ‘Thai’s the Limit’ – a flavor-packed lunch […]
SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter shares took a pounding on Thursday (Friday in Manila) after the short messaging service reported weaker-than-expected earnings and disappointing user growth. Profit in the first quarter was $68 million, which contrasted with a loss of $8 million in the same period a year ago.
The month of April ends on a sad note in show business as with many industries that have lost beloved and respected colleagues from the ongoing pandemic. April 20 saw the passing of top Public Relations practitioner Alfonso “Butch” Raquel who was formerly Vice President for Communications at GMA Network and longtime president of the […]
The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has allowed limited indoor dining, barbershops, beauty parlors and similar establishments to partly open in Metro Manila and other areas placed in modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ). Restaurants, eateries, commissaries and other food preparation establishments can accept dine-in customers as long as they […]
No suspense at the top of this NFL draft: Quarterback, quarterback and yep, quarterback. With fans in attendance, prospects on hand and Commissioner Roger Goodell dispensing greetings to players being selected Thursday (Friday in Manila), Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence went to the Jacksonville Jaguars to get things started.
PHILIPPINE media giant GMA Network sealed a multi-year partnership with one of the leading global entertainment streaming services – iQiyi International – making Kapuso dramas the first Filipino content to be available on the said OTT platform.
THE SM Store of SM City Cagayan de Oro is known to have everything the shoppers need, be it for fashion, gadgets, entertainment, sports, bags and accessories, and others. With almost everyone preferring to stay at home to avoid falling victim to the deadly coronavirus, they opted to utilize SM’s Call to Deliver services.
THE intention is noble, that is to feed those in dire need and to give chance to others who would like to extend their help in this trying times. There are some things however, that we need to consider when giving help. Community pantries had become the trending activity in various places all over the country.
Danilo Garcia (Pilipino Star Ngayon) – May 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Nais ni Health Secretary Francisco Duque III na imbestigahan ng Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) ang pamimigay ng Ivermectin ng ilang mambabatas sa Quezon City na gumamit ng kaduda-dudang reseta.
Congratulations go to a group of private sector leaders and environment advocates for a laudable project with the goal of transforming Edsa to a green avenue. The leader of the Green Edsa Movement is Eddie Yap, who gathered a group of core convenors to help restore sidewalk spaces on Edsa and reduce car lanes by […]
(Hina/EPA) Bivši hrvatski predsjednik Stjepan Mesić u petak je na konferenciji za novinstvo dao potporu Nikoli Ivanišu (PGS) u kandidaturi za gradonačelnika Rijeke. Mesić je ocijenio da je Primorsko-goranski savez “najprincipijelnija politička stranka u Hrvatskoj, koja nije mijenjala svoje pozicije i pravac prema što većoj demokraciji i antifašizmu”.
VACCINATIONS against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) are expected to resume in the cities of Cebu and Mandaue next week, with the arrival of 56,000 additional doses of the Sinovac vaccine Friday morning, April 30, 2021.
Mothers Day holds special meaning for people around the world as it is dedicated to the queen of the home. And todays circumstances make each moment with loved ones and friends all the more meaningful, especially when spending quality time in a socially distanced world.
Kahit may pangamba sa coronavirus disease (COVID-19), pinipilit pa ring mangalakal ng 70 anyos na si Zaldy Niepes para may makain sa araw-araw ang kaniyang pamilya. “‘Yun ang inaasahan ko, minsan kikita P100, tama lang isang kilong bigas, tiis na lang, wala eh,” ani Niepes.
MANILA – Two Metro Manila mayors on Friday warned the public against taking the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin to treat COVID-19 since there is still not enough data showing its effectivity.
The local government of Quezon City said Friday it is letting the police to investigate actress Angel Locsin if she is legally liable after two individuals who went to her community pantry last week tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) is task
THE 98 job order employees assigned at the Cebu City Quarantine Center (CCQC) and the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) who have not been paid for four…
NEARLY eight years after super typhoon Yolanda hit northern Cebu on Nov. 8, 2013, the National Housing Authority (NHA) turned over 750 housing units…
CEBU’s incumbent and former leaders gave mixed reactions to the idea that Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia could run for the Senate in 2022. In an interview, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he supports the idea due to Garcia’s experience in local and national politics.
THE 98 job order employees assigned at the Cebu City Quarantine Center (CCQC) and the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) who have not been paid for four months will receive their salaries next week. City Administrator Floro Casas Jr.
“‘ Yung hepe, for recommendation pa lang. ‘Yung mga pulis from city drug unit, relieved na sila ng region. (So far, there is a recommendation for the relief of the [Valencia City police] chief. The police officers from the city drug unit were relieved by the regional office),” acting provincial director Police Colonel Jun Mark Lagare told Rappler over the phone.
MAYNILA – Dapat na magkaroon ng pananagutan ang mga doktor, mambabatas at maging ang Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sakaling magkaroon ng adverse effect sa mga taong nakatanggap ng anti-parasite drug na ivermectin na ipinamigay sa Quezon City nitong Huwebes.
‘The law is enacted for the best interest of the patients. Disregard of the law should not be abandoned, as such careless act may put the health of the public to unnecessary risks,’ says the Philippine Pharmacists Association, Inc
DIGOS City Mayor Josef Cagas said while they support the proposed semi-closing of Davao Region’s borders, this move will clearly affect the local…
A GOVERNMENT official said the Department of Transportation (DOTr) assured that the Mindanao Railway Project-Tagum-Davao-Digos (MRP-TDD) Segment will partially operate before President Rodrigo Duterte steps down in mid-2022.
MACO – Patay sa pamamaril nitong Huwebes ng gabi ang isang mag-ama sa kanilang bahay sa bayan ng Maco, Davao de Oro, ayon sa pulisya. Natagpuan ng pulisya sa labas ng bahay sa Purok 1, Barangay Concepcion ang bangkay ni Arman Demecillo Sr., 49 taong gulang.
After it publicly appealed for help due to its dwindling supply of food and other necessities, a distressed orphanage in Manila received its much-needed aid from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR). PAGCOR’s volunteer employees unload the food items donated to Hospicio de Sa
Rentals declined as the vacancy rates in Metro Manila’s shopping malls, office buildings and residential condominium rose in the first quarter, a real estate consultancy firm said Friday. JLL Philippines said in its first-quarter report shopping mall vacancy increased to 6.6 percent in the first quarter, triggered by store closures and pullouts by food and beverage and fashion brands.
ALCANTARA – The ARQ Builders Lapu-Lapu Heroes finally got their full squad back and immediately showed how deadly they can be as they tore the Tubigon Bohol Mariners apart, 101-67, in the last game of the elimination round of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup on Friday night at the Alcantara Civic Center in Alcantara, Cebu.
IT STARTED with one cup. Twenty-three-year-old Remar Grace Montecillo envisioned having a litter-free community. Remar saw how businesses, even her family’s business, produce a lot of plastic cups in a day. To minimize their trash, they encourage and give discounts to their customers who bring their own tumblers or cups and reusable straws.
TO CELEBRATE its being on track amid the pandemic, BE Residences Lahug hosted a “Courtyard Appreciation” on April 24, 2021.This made it the first…
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has announced the prohibition of an “installment only” basis as an exclusive mode of payment for…
BUSINESS leaders in Cebu have reiterated their appeal to speed up the Covid-19 vaccination rollout and urged businesses to invest in other industries…
Everyone has their own way of loving themselves, but the country’s leading HIV advocacy group, LoveYourself, loves by loving others through creating a safe space and community for individuals of all genders.
Local governments in the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus bubble may now use their reserved stocks of Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine as the first dose while awaiting supply replenishments from the national government, the Department of Health (DOH) said Friday.
MANILA, Philippines – A graduate of the Lyceum Northwestern University in Dagupan City has topped the pharmacist licensure examination. Angelo Proceso Feliciano Zarate received a rating of 90.70 percent, the highest among the 1,168 who took the exam conducted this month, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) said.
AT least two drug suspects were arrested and 49 kilograms of marijuana in their possession confiscated in a buy-bust operation in Kalinga on Thursday night. Maj. Gen. Vicente “Vic” Dupa Danao Jr., National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) police chief, identified the suspects as Carlos Bocad Banosa, 27; and Mylene Sulay Bullay alias Angel, 25.
CALOOCAN CITY, April 30 (PIA) – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake road repairs in some parts of Quezon City this weekend.In an advisory, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said that road repairs will start tonight at 11 p.m. in the following…
As of Thursday, the country’s total number of vaccine doses is 4,025,600. Over 1.5 million Filipinos have been administered with a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Department of Health as of Tuesday, April 27. – Rappler.com
Inihayag ni Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez ang plano ng mga alkalde sa National Capital Region (NCR) na masimulan ang mass vaccination pagsapit ng Hunyo. “Sa pagpupulong namin, itong dadating na June na dadating `yong supply natin, ito po ang target natin, ang buong National Capital Region ay magkakaroon ng mass inoculation,” sabi ni Olivarez, chairman din ng Metro Manila Council, sa isang panayam sa radyo.