Informe sismo: Sismo débil mag. 3.2 – Philippines Sea, 131 km ESE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, Sunday, 22 Aug. 2021
22 Aug 02:05 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 13 minutos.
Informe sismo: Sismo muy débil mag. 2.6 – Province of Davao del Sur, 23 km NNW of Maluñgun, Philippines, Saturday, 21 Aug. 2021
21 Aug 20:05 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 17 minutos.
Informe sismo: Sismo débil mag. 2.6 – Philippines Sea, 67 km SSE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, Saturday, 21 Aug. 2021
21 Aug 19:20 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 15 minutos.
Informe sismo: Sismo muy débil mag. 3.5 – Philippines Sea, 29 km ENE of Malita, Davao Occidental, Philippines, Saturday, 21 Aug. 2021
21 Aug 23:35 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 13 minutos.
DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio topped the recent pre-election Presidential survey conducted by Manila Broadcasting Co. (MBC) ahead of the 2022 General Elections. Duterte led the field of presidentiables, garnering 25.4 percent of votes from survey respondents, followed by Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. with 17.7 percent.
Leichtes Erdbeben der Stärke 3.9 – Celebes Sea, 75 km südwestlich von Glan, Philippinen, am Sonntag, 22. Aug 2021 um 02:29 Lokalzeit
21. Aug. 18:40 UTC: Erste Meldung: PHIVOLCS nach 11 Minuten. Ich hab’s nicht gespürt. Datum und Zeit: 21 Aug 2021 18:29:00 UTC – Ortszeit am Epizentrum: Sonntag, 22. Aug. 2021 02:29 (GMT +8) Magnitude: 3.9 Erdbebentiefe: 33.0 km Epizentrum geogr.
Слабое землетрясение маг. 3.0 – Филиппинское море, 159 km к юго-востоку от Мати, Филиппины, on Воскресенье, 22 авг 2021 05:16 (GMT +8)
21 Aug 21:25 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 9 minutes.
Informe sismo: Terremoto leve mag. 3.7 – Philippines Sea, 139 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, sábado, 21 ago. 2021
21 Aug 16:45 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 13 minutos.
Незначительное землетрясение маг. 2.6 – Province of Davao del Sur, 23 km к северу от Maluñgun, Филиппины, on Воскресенье, 22 авг 2021 03:48 (GMT +8)
21 Aug 20:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 minutes.
Informe sismo: Terremoto leve mag. 3.9 – Celebes Sea, 75 km SSW of Glan, Province of Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, Saturday, 21 Aug. 2021
21 Aug 18:40 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 11 minutos.
Informe sismo: Terremoto leve mag. 3.3 – Philippines Sea, 114 km SSE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, Saturday, 21 Aug. 2021
21 Aug 19:25 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 11 minutos.
Слабое землетрясение маг. 3.3 – Филиппинское море, 114 km к юго-востоку от Мати, Филиппины, on Воскресенье, 22 авг 2021 03:14 (GMT +8)
21 Aug 19:25 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 11 minutes.
Informe sismo: Sismo débil mag. 2.5 – Philippines Sea, 184 km SE of Davao City, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, Friday, 20 Aug. 2021
20 Aug 20:50 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 10 minutos.
Informe sismo: Sismo débil mag. 2.9 – Philippines Sea, 208 km SE of Davao City, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, Saturday, 21 Aug. 2021
21 Aug 01:10 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 14 minutos. 21 Aug 15:10: Profundidad recalculada de 33.0 a 32.0 km (de 21 a 19.9 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 4.6 km (2.8 mi) al SSE.
Limang lungsod sa Metro Manila, nanguna sa pinakamataas na naitalang kaso ng COVID-19 kahapon | RMN Networks
Nanguna ang limang lungsod sa Metro Manila sa may pinakamataas na bilang ng naitalang kaso ng COVID-19 sa bansa kahapon. Batay sa inilabas na datos ni Dr. Guido David ng OCTA Research Team, nangunguna ang Quezon City na mayroong 879 cases habang pumangalawa ang Maynila na may 551 cases.
Davao City – Misentro sa paghatag og bili sa kultura ug kinaiyahan sa syudad sa Davao ang mensahe ni Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio atol sa opening ceremony sa 36th Kadayawan Festival kagahapong adlawa (Agosto 20, 2021) nga adunay temang “ONE BEAT. ONE CULTURE. DabaONEnyo.”
Cebu Pacific, nagkansela ng ilang domestic flights sa harap ng paglalagay sa NCR sa MECQ | RMN Networks
Nagpa-alala ang Cebu Pacific na mahigpit pa rin nilang ipinatutupad ang pagtanggap lamang ng domestic bookings para sa essential travels o sa mga mahahalagang biyahe. Kasunod ng paglalagay ng pamahalaan sa Metro Manila sa ilalim ng Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) mula ngayong araw hanggang sa August 31, 2021, nagkansela ang Cebu Pacific at Cebgo […]
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Informe sismo: Sismo débil mag. 2.9 – Philippines Sea, 100 km E of Manay, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, Saturday, 21 Aug. 2021
21 Aug 13:50 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 18 minutos.
DURIAN SHAKE – Edith Regalado (Pilipino Star Ngayon) – August 22, 2021 – 12:00am Medyo humupa na rin ang pag-uusap tungkol sa kontrobersyal na kasal ni DUMPER partylist Rep. Claudine Bautista dahil nga ito raw ay bonggang-bongga. Nagsalita na rin si Claudine.
Informe sismo: Sismo muy débil mag. 3.6 – Philippines Sea, 18 km SE of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, Saturday, 21 Aug. 2021 – 1 reporte de los usuarios
21 Aug 16:45 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 30 secundos.
No other option but up – this is the key message of the second quarter virtual awarding of Santos Land Development Corporation (SLDC) to its sales and marketing force. The homegrown developer pulled off a successful recognition and thanksgiving event anew as it continued to commit to give importance to its sales executives, managers, and directors being the essential partners in providing quality houses and spaces to its growing clients.
STAYING at home and seeing only the walls of your house for a prolonged period of time can take a toll on your mental wellness and creativity. If you’re missing the outside world so much and want to escape for a while and experience the therapeutic effect of nature, you can actually do that now in Davao Region, just always keep in mind to follow minimum health safety standards.
Metro Pacific Investments Corp. and PLDT Inc. are set to distribute 50,000 AstraZeneca COVID vaccines to five local government units in Metro Manila and Mindanao to augment ongoing efforts of the government. With the assistance of Zuellig Pharma and four Metro Pacific Hospitals, the two batches of vaccines shared with PLDT-Smart Foundation are allocated for Malabon, Navotas, Davao, Bacolod and General Santos.
DAVAO CITY – The newly-wed partylist representative in Davao Occidental aired her side to the wedding that critics have described as grand and lavish that ran contrary to the marginal sector that she represented in Congress. Rep. Claudine Diana D. Bautista of the Dumper PTDA Partylist, which represents the public…
DAVAO CITY – More than one million Philippine Identification (PhilID) cards have been delivered by the Philippine Postal Corp. (PHLPost) across the country as of Aug. 16, 2021.The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has partnered with PHLPost and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)…
THE national government, particularly the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), has been very vocal about the important role that the private sector played in the country’s resounding success in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The PSC even issued a statement that it takes a nation to realize a dream – the dream of winning the first gold medal in the Olympics.
DO YOU know that breastfeeding mothers and pregnant women can get the Covid-19 vaccine? This relevant information was shared by Latch (Lactation, Attachment, Training, Counseling, Help) Davao, a non-profit organization that offers quality lactation education and peer counseling services to mothers who wish to breastfeed. “Breastfeeding and pregnant women can get the Covid-19 vaccine.
A 32-YEAR-OLD overseas Filipino worker (OFW) and registered nurse from Davao City made history of being the youngest and only Filipino to be included in the top 100 list of healthcare professionals by an international award-giving body.
AFTER four years since its construction kicked off, Tagum City Mayor Allan Rellon revealed that the Tagum Flyover is set to open for motorists in…
Bebot Sison Jr. – The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines – Zambales and Marinduque have reverted to general community quarantine (GCQ) with restrictions as the number of COVID-19 cases, believed to have been caused by the highly transmissible Delta variant, continues to increase. Zambales Gov. Hermogenes Ebdane Jr.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and her father, President Duterte, led all other potential candidates for president and vice president in the 2022 elections in an “independent” pre-election survey purportedly conducted nationwide. In a statement, the RP-Mission and Development Foundation Inc.
IT HAS been three years since my last visit to Lake Leonard in Barangay New Leyte, Maco, Davao de Oro. Since then, I have seen quite a number of improvements in the area including the well-paved road that leads to Davao de Oro’s prized destination.
Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) and PLDT are set to distribute 50,000 AstraZeneca COVID vaccines for five local government units in Metro Manila and Mindanao, to augment the ongoing vaccination efforts of the government. With the assistance of Zuellig Pharma and four Metro Pacific Hospitals, the two batches of vaccines…
THIS Kadayawan week spells a long weekend with the declaration of August 20 as a special non-working holiday.Though it is not yet the best time to…
The Parliament of the Streets is alive in Davao City as thousands of residents, raising clenched fists, gather downtown on August 21, 1984 to commemorate the 1 st anniversary of the assassination of former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino. Aquino was gunned down upon arrival at the Manila International Airport (now renamed after him) on August 21, 1983 after a three-year exile.
MANILA, Philippines-For President Rodrigo Duterte, it hurts to be flogged for a Commission on Audit (COA) report that is not yet final. Citing a case against him involving the COA, he said he was charged before the Sandiganbayan but eventually “exonerated by the Supreme Court on all counts.”
LOCAL authorities have warned small-scale miners in Pantukan, Davao de Oro against supporting the New People’s Army (NPA) during a dialogue held in the town on Thursday. The dialogue was initiated by the Regional Task Force in Ending the Local Communists Armed Conflict in partnership with the Philippine Army’s 1001st Infantry Brigade.
In my previous column, I described the experience of the Health Management Research Group (HMRG) Foundation in Davao City in conducting an action research about men’s experiences and views about domestic violence in select rural and urban barangay (villages).
TRIPOLI: The United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL) in Libya on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) condemned the recent obstruction of Libya’s main water supply system by an armed group. “On August 14, armed actors forced the closure of the eastern branch of the Man-Made River.
DELAWARE: The Biden administration said on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) it was banning use of chlorpyrifos, a widely used pesticide long targeted by environmentalists on food crops, because it poses risks to children and farmworkers. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) acted after a federal appeals court ordered the government in April to determine quickly whether the pesticide is safe or should be prohibited.
Read this in The Manila Times digital edition. DETROIT: Shohei Ohtani hit his 40th homer and pitched eight sharp innings, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila).
THE House of Representatives will resume plenary sessions next week whether or not Metro Manila remains under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), Speaker Lord Allan Velasco said on Thursday. The government placed the National Capital Region (Metro Manila) under ECQ from August 6 to 20 to stem the spread of a resurgent coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) attributed to its highly transmissible Delta variant.
SECURITY expert Rommel Banlaoi said the takeover of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan will seriously affect global counter-terrorism efforts, especially in the Philippines. He stressed this on Thursday during the “Pandesal forum” on the collapse of the United States-backed Afghanistan government and its impact in the region’s geo-politics and security.
Many believe the Paolo Contis and LJ Reyes have called it quits. Why? Some noticed how the actor unfollowed the mother of his baby girl, Summer, on Instagram.
THE government is coordinating with airline companies to evacuate Filipinos trapped in Afghanistan, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Thursday. DFA Assistant Secretary Eduardo Meñez made the remark when pressed for an update on the remaining Filipinos in Afghanistan.
TROPICAL depression “Isang” has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) but is unlikely to directly affect the general weather condition in the country, the state-run weather agency said on Thursday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that the center of Isang was estimated at 1,290 kilometers east of Northern Luzon.
Procter & Gamble (P&G) Philippines the company behind trusted names such as Safeguard, Ariel and Head & Shoulders, has consistently shown through its business resources and expertise it enduring care for its employees, consumers and communities Over the past year, Filipinos have seen P&G’s contributions to help safeguard frontliners and protect communities with various programs, initiatives and innovations from manufacturing millions of medical-grade face masks, donating thousands of hygiene kits and handwashing facilities in public spaces to partnering with the government.
OUAGADOUGOU: Forty-seven people, including 30 civilians, 14 military soldiers and three army auxiliaries members, were killed in an attack on Wednesday in the northern Sahel region of Burkina Faso, an official statement said on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila).
The Philippines government has eased the COVID-19 quarantine classification for the National Capital Region (NCR), including Metro Manila, from Enhanced
The Quezon City government has declared August 19, 2021 a special non-working public holiday in the city in celebration of the 143rd birth anniversary of President Manuel Quezon. According to the city government, there will be no work in all public and private offices in the city on the said date.
Manila headquartered Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner Stratpoint has struck a partnership with US-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud management platform provider nOps, expanding its Asian presence to the Philippines market. NOps is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner and AWS Marketplace Seller that has achieved AWS Cloud Management Tools Competency status.
CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Capitol has provided additional medicines and equipment to aid hospitals in the province as the surge of COVID-19 cases continues. Data from the Provincial Health Office showed that the four provincial and 12 district hospitals in Cebu have already begun using the hi-flow nasal cannula machine it purchased to aid patients with moderate to severe symptoms of the infection.
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The nine actors who tested positive for Covid-19 while shooting a movie in Baguio City had permission from local authorities to return to Manila “following a strict protocol,” Ellen Criste, production head of movie outfit Feelmaking Inc. said. “We don’t know how members of our production contracted Covid.
Read this in The Manila Times digital edition. BACOLOD CITY: A total of P34 million in special risk allowance (SRA) has been paid by the national government to health care workers in Negros Occidental. Still, a Church-based group said they are pushing through with their planned protests over other unreleased allowances and hazard pay.
NAOMI Osaka remained the picture of calm answering questions on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) after staging a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 comeback victory over Coco Gauff to reach the third round of the WTA Cincinnati Masters.
MANILA, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday approved the easing of coronavirus curbs in the capital region from Aug. 21 to 31, his spokesperson said, even as the country reported its second-highest daily number of COVID-19 infections.
BACOLOD CITY: Two schools on Negros Island were named as two of 24 testing centers in the 2020/2021 Bar examinations. In Bacolod City, the University of St. La Salle will have 1,340 slots while the Silliman University in Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental will have 1,000 slots, according to Bar Bulletin No.
CALAPAN CITY, Mindoro Oriental: The town of Abra de Ilog in Mindoro Occidental will possibly be placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) after local and health officials noted a surge in infections in Barangay Poblacion where “wide areas are experiencing flu-like symptoms waiting to be tested.”
SAN DIEGO: US regulators on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) filed insider trading charges against five people, including three former Netflix employees, accusing them of illegally using confidential data on subscriber growth at the streaming television giant. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said the group generated $3 million in total profits by trading on the insider information from three former Netflix software engineers.
BATTAMBANG: Faced with the daunting tasks of receiving thousands of returning Cambodian migrant workers from Thailand, provinces bordering Thailand are uniting to share resources, facilities and information to tackle the inflow of migrants seamlessly and efficiently.
Panasonic Manufacturing Philippines Corp. (PMPC) has 84,723,432 Filipino-owned common shares listed at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE). In an annual report for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, the company reported P4,779,762 in additional paid-in capital (APIC). It divided annual retained earnings totaling P4,425,416,225 between an appropriated P3,842,400,000 and an unappropriated P583,016,225.
Innovation in education is key to globalizing Davao Region’s human resource, the founder of Joji Ilagan Career Center Foundation Inc. said on Wednesday, adding the region is ready for Industry 4.0 “As you know human resources are very important as a factor in investments and in a growing economy.
Listed A Brown Co. Inc. posted a profit 5.7-percent higher, or P225.9 million, in the first six months of the year from P213.6 million recorded in the same period last year. In a filing to the exchange on Thursday, the company attributed the growth to its better real estate sales and the higher contribution of equity in net earnings of associates.
TAAL Volcano emitted sulfur dioxide anew, spewing 15,347 tons over the last 24 hours, the state-run Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. “This is a notice of high sulfur dioxide or SO2 emission at Taal Volcano. The first measurement of volcanic sulfur dioxide or SO2 flux from its main crater totaled 15,347 tons,” according to Renato Solidum Jr., Phivolcs chief.
But government officials have constantly pointed out that their decisions were based on striking a balance between prioritizing public health and reopening the economy. – Rappler.com
JERSEY CITY, N.J.: A short memory is one of the greatest assets of Dustin Johnson considering all the cruel circumstances he has endured on the golf course over the years. That’s not to suggest he forgets everything. Johnson recalled with great detail his FedEx Cup playoffs debut in 2008.
In an exclusive interview by The Manila Times, Ambassador Huang answered the following questions: Q1: The vaccine remains our strongest weapon to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. So far, China has provided a large amount of vaccine donations and supplies to the Philippines, which has played an important role in the implementation of the Philippine national vaccination plan.
THE Department of Justice (DoJ) on Thursday ordered the filing of criminal charges against self-confessed drug peddler Kerwin Espinosa and several others in connection with the alleged illegal drug trade in Eastern Visayas.
THE national government lost a total of P2.53 billion in revenue when it cut tariff rates on pork and rice imports in May, an official of the Department of Finance said on Thursday. In an interview, Finance Undersecretary Antonette Tionko said Executive Order (EO) 134, which reduced tariffs for imported pork products, resulted in P2.52 billion revenue loss for the government.
Caloocan City Mayor Oca Malapitan is in favor of Metro Manila’s shift to Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) from ECQ on condition that the stay-at-home policy for people who are not allowed to go out will be strictly imposed. As the national government is set to announce the new quaranti
An alleged member of an organized crime group who used the name of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio in duping a number of people has surrendered to the Metro Manila police. Police Maj. Gen. Vicente Danao Jr., chief of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), announced on Thursday the surrender of an unidentified member of the so-called Cerbito-Fernandez Organized Crime Group “after a strategic operation.”
THE hasty withdrawal of the United States from Afghanistan showed the Americans’ power in central and east Asia has “collapsed,” political analyst Romulo Tuazon said on Thursday. Tuazon described as “humiliating debacle” the US’ hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan after “having been defeated by a ragtag group of guerillas.”
“Covid-19 is a positive problem. When many businesses are closing, we are expanding, says Henry Monzones, president, Qualitech Diagnostic & Medical Services (QDMS), an outpatient laboratory. “Diagnostics is a pandemic-proof business,” he continues. “We are opening 10 Metro Manila branches in Metro Manila.
THERE was no life-changing summit nor glorious sunrise on a mountaintop but only a failure on my first major climb in the tallest mountain of Malaysia with my father that pushed me into becoming who I am today.
MANILA – Metro Manila and nearby Laguna province will shift to the second strictest of 4 lockdown levels until the end of August to ease an uptick in COVID-19 cases linked to the highly contagious Delta variant, Malacañang said on Thursday.
THE United States is preparing the first shipment of the half a billion coronavirus vaccine doses it pledged during the Group of Seven (G7) summit last June, donating more than 500,000 Pfizer-BioNTech doses to Rwanda. “This is just the beginning,” proclaimed the White House spokesman.
Photo from PBA The PBA reached a verbal agreement with the Provincial Government of Pampanga to hold the resumption of the Philippine Cup which was put on hold a couple of weeks ago to Enhanced Community Quarantine regulations in Metro Manila. PBA commissioner Willie Marcial confirmed the approval
QUEZON City Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte said on Thursday the killer of journalist Gwenn Salamida would face the full brunt of the law. “I am also extending my condolences and sympathy to the family of Ms. Salamida as I promised to personally monitor the investigation into the murder to make sure she would get swift and immediate justice,” Belmonte told The Manila Times.
The country’s pandemic task force has approved a recommendation to ease the strict lockdown in Metro Manila and Laguna until end of the month, according to the presidential palace. Metro Manila and Laguna would be placed under a modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) from Aug. 21 to Aug.
THE government is considering inoculating against Covid-19 bus drivers who will transport fully vaccinated passengers in the National Capital Region, Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Jose Maria “Joey” Concepcion 3rd said on Thursday. Concepcion said he was coordinating with Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade to explore such a scheme as part of the growing trend of creating bubbles or Covid-safe zones in workplaces.
ZAMBOANGA CITY: Sulu Rep. Samier Tan, a close political ally of President Rodrigo Duterte, on Thursday bared a plan to install more street lights in the municipalities of his province’s first congressional district, especially in the capital town of Jolo.
MANILA Water Co., Inc. said on Thursday that a unit of its South Luzon water consortium had signed a P465-million term loan facility to fund its projects. Manila Water Philippine Ventures, Inc.-South Luzon Water Corp. (MWPV-SLWC) forged the loan with the Bank of the Philippine Islands, the east zone water concessionaire said in a stock exchange […]
A first coronavirus case has been detected in the Paralympic Village, days before the Games open, organizers said Thursday as Japan battles a record wave of infections. The case involves a Games-related member of staff who is not resident in Japan, according to organizers, who did not give further details.
BOXING great and Sen. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao is looking to vent his ire on Cuban Yordenis Ugas when they finally meet Sunday (Manila time) in Las Vegas. For one, Ugas is defending the World Boxing Association’s (WBAs) super version of the welterweight title previously held by Pacquiao.
The Philippines’ road to complete recovery remains rough, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), but remains positive despite slower gross domestic product (GDP) growth assumption of the country’s economic managers this year, indicating the economy is on the mend.