Biden imposing new international travel vaccine rules, lifting restrictions

  WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order imposing new vaccine requirements for most foreign national air travelers and lifting severe travel restrictions on China, India and much of Europe effective Nov. 8, the White House said. The extraordinary U.S. travel restrictions were first imposed in early 2020 to address the spread of COVID-19. The rules bar most non-U.S. citizens who within the last 14 days have been in Britain, the 26 Schengen countries in Europe without border controls, Ireland, China, India, South Africa, Iran and Brazil. "It is in the interests of the United States to move away from the country-by-country restrictions previously ...

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Cuyos nagpasabog sa Iligan
Isinalba ni Lugie Cuyos ang MFT Iligan City kontra Roxas 80-77 sa Chooks-to-Go 1st Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup 2021 Mindanao Challenge Martes ng gabi sa Pagadian City Gymnasium, Zamboanga Del Sur. The post Cuyos nagpasabog sa Iligan first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Diaz puntirya World medal
Ipagpapatuloy ni Mary Flor Diaz ang pananalasa sa medalya sa pagsabak sa 29th Women’s and 86th Men’s World Weightlifting Championships 2021 sa Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The post Diaz puntirya World medal first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Replica ng Taj Mahal regalo ni mister kay misis
Upang maipadama ang pagmamahal sa asawa, naging inspirasyon ng isang mister ang kuwento ng Taj Mahal sa India kaya ginaya niya ang hitsura ng gusali sa ipinagawa niyang bahay bilang kanyang regalo sa asawa. The post Replica ng Taj Mahal regalo ni mister kay misis first appeared on Abante.
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Kadeteng Pinay nagtapos sa Canada, kinilala ng Navy
Hindi hadlang ang pagkasalat sa buhay upang makapagtapos ang isang sundalong Pinay ng pag-aaral sa bansang Canada, na naging daan upang bigyang-parangal siya ng Philippine Navy (PN). The post Kadeteng Pinay nagtapos sa Canada, kinilala ng Navy first appeared on Abante.
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Pusa binantayan ataul ng yumaong amo
Pusa man ay may pakiramdam din dahil hindi iniwanan ng isang alagang pusa ang kanyang among namatay hanggang sa ilibing ito, kaya’t sa ilang gabi ng lamay ay nasa ibabaw lang siya ng ataul ng amo. The post Pusa binantayan ataul ng yumaong amo first appeared on Abante.
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DLSU app palaban sa NASA
Sasabak ang mobile application ng isang grupo ng mga estudyante mula De La Salle University (DLSU)-Manila sa paparating na United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Apps Challenge Global Finals 2021. The post DLSU app palaban sa NASA first appeared on Abante.
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Namasyal sa barko ng mga kaluluwa
Mga ka-Misteryo kayo ba ay nakakita na ng barko ng mga kaluluwa? Kung hindi pa heto ang karanasan ng Misteryo avid fan na itago natin sa pangalang Siri ng Makati. The post Namasyal sa barko ng mga kaluluwa first appeared on Abante.
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Kadiwa store ilulunsad ng Las Piñas LGU at DA
Lumagda sa isang kasunduan ang Las Piñas City government at Department of Agriculture (DA) para sa paglulunsad ng Enhanced Kadiwa Inclusive Food Supply Chain Program na titiyak sa supply ng pagkain at accessibility nito ngayong panahon ng pandemya at posible pang krisis sa hinaharap. The post Kadiwa store ilulunsad ng Las Piñas LGU at DA first appeared on Abante.
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Mga NCR incumbent mayor ‘di matibag
Malakas pa rin ang tiwala at kumpiyansa ng mga botante sa mga kasalukuyang local government officials sa National Capital Region (NCR). The post Mga NCR incumbent mayor ‘di matibag first appeared on Abante.
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Parañaque 5th pinakamayamang lungsod-DOF
Ang Parañaque ngayon ang ikalimang pinakamayamang lungsod sa bansa, na kumikita ng P6.3 bilyon sa local revenue generation sa 2020, ayon sa ulat na inilabas ng Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) ng Department of Finance ngayong buwan. The post Parañaque 5th pinakamayamang lungsod-DOF first appeared on Abante.
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Edad 5-11 bakunahan bago isalang sa face-to-face class
Umapela si San Jose Del Monte City Rep. Florida “Rida” P. Robes sa Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ISTF) na unahin na bakunahan ang mga batang may edad 5-11 bago payagang pumasok para sa face-to-face classes. The post Edad 5-11 bakunahan bago isalang sa face-to-face class first appeared on Abante.
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7M target ng Bayanihan, Bakunahan part 2
Plano ng gobyerno na mabakunahan ang pitong milyong Pilipino sa paparating na part two ng national vaccination drive sa Disyembre 15-17. The post 7M target ng Bayanihan, Bakunahan part 2 first appeared on Abante.
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DTI exec sinibak dahil ‘bata’ ng presidential bet
Sino daw itong opisyal ng Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) ang sinibak sa trabaho dahil sa karelasyon nitong opisyal ng kalabang political party? The post DTI exec sinibak dahil ‘bata’ ng presidential bet first appeared on Abante.
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Papayagan na ang face-to-face class sa Metro Manila
Ito ang inanunsiyo ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa kanyang Talk to the People nitong Lunes ng gabi matapos pulungin ang kanyang gabinete. The post Papayagan na ang face-to-face class sa Metro Manila first appeared on Abante.
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Pari bet na DOH sec ni Duterte
Inalok ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ng puwesto sa gobyerno ang paring scientist na si Father Nicanor Austriaco bilang kalihim ng Department of Health (DOH). The post Pari bet na DOH sec ni Duterte first appeared on Abante.
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Milagro pagbaba ng COVID case – Digong
Tinawag ni Pangulong Rodrigo na milagro ang patuloy na pagbaba ng COVID cases sa bansa. The post Milagro pagbaba ng COVID case – Digong first appeared on Abante.
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Lacson, Remulla palalakasin adbokasiya ng Reporma
Nagpulong sina Partido Reporma chairman at standard-bearer Panfilo ‘Ping’ Lacson at Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla para palakasin ang suporta sa adbokasiya na isinusulong ng partido, gayundin ang mga “Online Kumustahan” para sa 2022 national elections. The post Lacson, Remulla palalakasin adbokasiya ng Reporma first appeared on Abante.
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Shiga Lakestars’ Kiefer Ravena visits PH Embassy in Japan
MANILA, Philippines---Kiefer Ravena on Tuesday paid a courtesy call to the Philippine Embassy in Japan. The Shiga Lakestars guard met with Deputy Ambassador RobespierreBolivar and donated a signed jersey to the embassy. "It was very refreshing to be ableto come to the Philippine Embassy, see many of my compatriots andspeak inthesame language.I am grateful to everyone who carries the Philippines ontheir backs,and toeveryonewho supports the players who carry the country on their backs," Ravena said on the club website. "I would be happy if I could make many companions here in Japan.Many Filipinos support us in every match. I have met many Filipinos who have supported me a lot....Keep on reading: Shiga Lakestars’ Kiefer Ravena visits PH Embassy in Japan
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PhilHealth busisiin sa pamimigay ng bilyong pondo
Nanawagan si House Deputy Minority Leader at Marikina City Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo na i-overhaul ang Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) matapos sitahin ng Commission on Audit (COA) ang pagbibigay nito ng bilyon-bilyong advance payment sa mga ospital. The post PhilHealth busisiin sa pamimigay ng bilyong pondo first appeared on Abante.
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Jobless Pinoy bagsak sa 3.5m
Dalawang lugar sa bansa na kinukonsiderang most productive regions ang may matass na jobless rate, ayon sa Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). The post Jobless Pinoy bagsak sa 3.5m first appeared on Abante.
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Group formed to probe killing of Basilan mayor, companion
  ZAMBOANGA CITY, Zamboanga del Sur---A special investigation task group (SITG) has been created to hunt against suspects behind the killing of Al-Barka, Basilan Mayor Darussalam Lajid and Farrad Nurrudin, and the wounding of another mayor. Colonel Rexmel Reyes, director of the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO), said the SITG Sali and Lajid is tasked to uncover the identities of the attackers as well as establish the possible motives for the attack. "The possible motive is related to personal grudge or rido, however, the investigators are not discounting the possibility of political-related concerns due to the fact that the victims are incumbent elected officials and are ...Keep on reading: Group formed to probe killing of Basilan mayor, companion
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Paputok bawal pa rin sa Pasko, New Year
Inalerto ng Philippine National Police (PNP) ang lahat ng unit na magsagawa ng ban sa mga paputok upang masigurong ligtas ang selebrasyon ng Kapaskuhan at pagsalubong sa Bagong Taon. The post Paputok bawal pa rin sa Pasko, New Year first appeared on Abante.
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Robredo visits PMA, shares leadership insights
BAGUIO CITY --- Vice President Leni Robredo shared leadership insights with the Corps of Cadets during a visit to the Philippine Military Academy on Tuesday morning (Dec. 7). During lunch, she talked to the cadets behind closed doors, and details about their interaction have not been disclosed. Fort Del Pilar remains in lockdown to protect its cadets from contracting the coronavirus. The Vice President was briefed on the academy's developments by its superintendent, Lt. Gen. Ferdinand Cartujano. The cadets also performed a silent drill for her. Later in the day, Robredo was scheduled to attend the wedding of her close aide, lawyer Paolo Salvosa. She has been in the sum...Keep on reading: Robredo visits PMA, shares leadership insights
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SC Justices resolve anti-terrorism law petitions; ruling out soon
MANILA, Philippines---The Supreme Court's Public Information Office has confirmed that the high courthas deliberated and voted on the cases against Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act. "However, considering that there were numerous issues resolved in the case, as well as the fact that each Justice had to vote on each issue, there is a need to accurately confirm and tally the vote of each Justice in order to ensure the correct resolution of the Court per issue," Supreme Court's Public Information Chief and spokesperson Atty. Brian Keith Hosaka said. He assured that the high court's PIO will be releasing to the public "an accurate summary of the action of the Supreme Cou...Keep on reading: SC Justices resolve anti-terrorism law petitions; ruling out soon
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China says US will ‘pay the price’ for diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics
BEIJING---The United States will have to "pay a price" for its diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China said on Tuesday, just weeks after talks aimed at easing tense relations between the two sides. The White House said on Monday U.S. government officials would boycott the Winter Olympics because of China's human rights "atrocities", although U.S. athletes were free to travel there to compete. The U.S. boycott, encouraged for months by some members of Congress and rights advocacy groups, comes despite an effort to stabilize ties, with a video meeting last month between U.S. President Joe Biden and China's Xi Jinping. China opposes the boycott and would tak...Keep on reading: China says US will ‘pay the price’ for diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics
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Pacquiao says he won’t stop giving relief, cash until campaign season begins
MANILA, Philippines --- Amid accusations of vote-buying, presidential aspirant Senator Manny Pacquiao insisted Tuesday he will not stop giving relief and cash to the public until the campaign season officially begins next year. Pacquiao said that politicians should just do the same since it is the Christmas season, adding that the aid could help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. He added that the would only stop giving away cash and relief once the official campaign period begins or if he was forbidden by the Commission on Elections (Comelec). "Hanggat 'di pa dumating yung time ng official campaign period, yung pagtutulong natin sa kapwa,sa taumbayan ay matagal ko nang...Keep on reading: Pacquiao says he won’t stop giving relief, cash until campaign season begins
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Pacquiao adds Gatchalian, JV Ejercito to his 2022 senatorial lineup
MANILA, Philippines --- Presidential aspirant Manny Pacquiao added two more names to his 2022 senatorial slate: reelectionist Senator Sherwin Gatchalian and former senator JV Ejercito. Apart from Gatchalian and Ejercito, Pacquiao previously named 10 other personalities and politicians in his 2022 senatorial slate, including Senator Richard Gordon, former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares, and labor leader Elmer Labog. READ:Pacquiao adds Gordon, Colmenares to 10-man senatorial slate READ: Pacquiao's Senate slate includes guest candidates Binay, Tulfo, incumbent and ex-senators Of these, Pacquiao said seven are guest candidates. The boxer-turned-politician said he will still c...Keep on reading: Pacquiao adds Gatchalian, JV Ejercito to his 2022 senatorial lineup
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Senstensya sa pinatalsik na Myanmar leader, tinapyasan
Tinapyasan ng junta chief ng Myanmar ang naging sentensya laban sa pinatalsik na lider ng bansa na si Aung San Suu Kyi. The post Senstensya sa pinatalsik na Myanmar leader, tinapyasan first appeared on Abante.
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New Zealand won’t send diplomats to Beijing Olympics, cites COVID-19
WELLINGTON---New Zealand will not be sending diplomatic representatives at a ministerial level to the Beijing Winter Olympics in February, Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson said on Tuesday, citing COVID-19 as the reason. The comments come after the United States said this week that it would not send government officials to the 2022 Winter Olympics due to China's human rights "atrocities". "We've already made clear that we won't be there at a ministerial level," Robertson told reporters in parliament when asked about New Zealand's position after the U.S. diplomatic boycott of the games, state broadcaster TVNZ said. Robertson said the move was not due to U.S. decision. ...Keep on reading: New Zealand won’t send diplomats to Beijing Olympics, cites COVID-19
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Pampasabog, armas, bala ng mga rebelde nasabat
NAREKOBER ng mga sundalo ang ilang mga bala, pampasabog at mga dokumento na naiwan ng mga rebelde sa Maguing, Lanao del Sur kasunod ng mahigit 30-minutong bakbakan. The post Pampasabog, armas, bala ng mga rebelde nasabat first appeared on Abante.
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US nagpatupad ng travel ban vs France, 3 pang bansa
Apat pang bansa ang nadagdag sa ipinatupad na travel ban ng US. The post US nagpatupad ng travel ban vs France, 3 pang bansa first appeared on Abante.
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Isko Moreno lauds Naga, Cebu mayor for building world-class green public park
Naga City, Cebu Province -- Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso is all praises for the local government of Naga City led by Mayor Kristine Chiong for its efforts in providing open green spaces in their city where people can socialize, relax and enjoy nature. Moreno made the remark following a dialogue with members of the LGBTQ+ community, women sector, and barangay health workers at the Pasilong sa Naga, a world-class green public park designed by world-renowned designer Kenneth Cobunpue. The park is located along Barangay East Poblacion. The 47-year-old presidential aspirant was warmly welcomed by Naga City officials led by Mayor Chiong in his visit to their highly-industrialized ci...Keep on reading: Isko Moreno lauds Naga, Cebu mayor for building world-class green public park
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Pacquiao remembers monumental win over De La Hoya 13 years ago
MANILA, Philippines---Throughout Manny Pacquiao's legendary boxing career, his performance against Oscar De La Hoya was arguably his most spectacular one of all. On Monday, it marked exactly 13 years since Pacquiao defied the odds in a masterclass that forced De La Hoya, an all-time great, to quit on his stool and into retirement. "December 6, 2008: 13 years ago today, I had the privilege in sharing the ring with one of my favorite fighters ever,@oscardelahoya," Pacquiao wrote on his Instagram. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWR6TZNDlZQ "Winning that fight as a huge underdog reminded me that with hard work, belief in oneself, and most importantly, trust in God, anything ...Keep on reading: Pacquiao remembers monumental win over De La Hoya 13 years ago
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Negosyante, 1 pa pinaulanan ng bala
Patay ang isang negosyante habang sugatan ang kasama nito matapos na ang mga ito ay tambangan ng hindi nakilalang suspek sa Sariara, Quezon Lunes ng gabi. The post Negosyante, 1 pa pinaulanan ng bala first appeared on Abante.
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Bangkay ng ex-US army bumulaga sa sasakyan
BANGKAY na nang matagpuan ang katawan ng isang retired U.S. Army sa loob ng kanyang sasakyan sa likod ng San Nicolas Elementary School (SNES) sa Barangay 3, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte noong Linggo. The post Bangkay ng ex-US army bumulaga sa sasakyan first appeared on Abante.
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Bomb maker ng Dawlah Islamiyah sumuko
SUMUKO sa mga sundalo ang isang hinihinalang bomb maker ng teroristang grupo na Dawlah Islamiyah sa Carmen, North Cotabato nitong Linggo, sinabi kahapon ng Philippine military. The post Bomb maker ng Dawlah Islamiyah sumuko first appeared on Abante.
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Droga buking sa di pagsuot ng helmet
BUKING ang itinatagong hinihinalang droga ng isang rider matapos sitahin dahil sa hindi pagsusuot ng helmet sa Silang, Cavite Lunes ng gabi. The post Droga buking sa di pagsuot ng helmet first appeared on Abante.
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Lover ng ex-dyowa sinaksak sa selos
Sa sobrang selos, inundayan ng saksak ng isang magsasaka ang kanyang karibal sa harap ng mall kamakalawa ng gabi sa Pengue Ruyu, Tuguegarao City. The post Lover ng ex-dyowa sinaksak sa selos first appeared on Abante.
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Mag-asawang senior niratrat ng holdaper
Patay ang isang barangay tanod na mister habang malubha ang asawa nitong barangay treasurer matapos pagbabarilin ng dalawang hindi kilalang lalaking holdaper na riding in tandem kamakalawa ng hapon sa Milagros, Masbate. The post Mag-asawang senior niratrat ng holdaper first appeared on Abante.
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Herd immunity kumakaway na sa Sorsogon
Naniniwala si Sorsogon Gov. Chiz Escudero na makakamit ng probinsiya ang herd immunity sa pagtatapos ng 2021 kung kailan inaasahang mababakunahan ang 85% ng target population nito – lampas-lampas sa itinatakda ng World Health Organization (WHO) at Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF). The post Herd immunity kumakaway na sa Sorsogon first appeared on Abante.
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Fire hits residential area in Barangay 87, Pasay City
  MANILA, Philippines --- A fire broke out at a residential area along P. Valenzuela Street in Barangay 87, Pasay City on Tuesday evening. Initial information from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) showed that the fire was out to the first alarm at 6:10 p.m. The second alarm was raised at 6:21 p.m., while the third alarm was declared at 6:26 p.m., according to the BFP. https://www.facebook.com/BFPpasay/videos/583731399370946?_rdc=1&_rdr RELATED STORIES Fire razes 10 houses in Pasay City Fire hits Pasay residential area...Keep on reading: Fire hits residential area in Barangay 87, Pasay City
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Duterte orders creation of OFW Hospital
MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday ordered the creation of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) Hospital, Malacaang confirmed. In signing Executive Order No. 154, Duterte ordered the establishment of the hospital as well as the Inter-Agency Committee on the OFW Hospital (ICOH). The ICOH will be headed by the Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment and co-chaired by the Secretary of Health. "We consider the establishment of this specialty hospital devoted to OFWs as a long overdue recognition of the valuable contribution of Filipino migrant workers to the economy and to the nation," Cabinet secretary and acting presidential spokesperson Karlo...Keep on reading: Duterte orders creation of OFW Hospital
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Danish golfer grabbed woman’s breast and urinated on plane seat, court hears
Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen grabbed a woman's breast and urinated on a first class seat after taking alcohol and sleeping pills on a British Airways flight from the United States to London in 2019, a court heard on Monday. The Ryder Cup winner denies charges of sexual assault, assault by beating and being drunk on an aircraft. British media reporting the start of his trial said the court heard how the Dane, now 31, allegedly pushed a cabin crew member during the July 29 flight from Nashville to London's Heathrow airport. Olesen, a five times European Tour winner, said he had no recollection of his behavior on the flight he boarded after competing in the World Golf Champio...Keep on reading: Danish golfer grabbed woman’s breast and urinated on plane seat, court hears
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Bianca Andreescu won’t play in Australian Open
World No. 46 Bianca Andreescu announced Monday that she won't play in the upcoming Australian Open to give herself "extra time" to recover mentally and physically. Andreescu, 21, cited time spent in quarantine and her grandmother's bout with COVID-19 that landed her in the intensive care unit as her reasons. "A lot of days, I did not feel like myself, especially while I was training and/or playing matches," Andreescu posted, in part, to Twitter. "I felt like I was carrying the world on my shoulders. I could not detach myself from everything that was going on off the court; was feeling the collective sadness and turmoil around and it took it's toll on me. I want to give myself t...Keep on reading: Bianca Andreescu won’t play in Australian Open
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Meg busog-lusog ang dibdib
Mapanukso ang masisilip na alindog kay Meg Imperial sa kanyang Instagram account. The post Meg busog-lusog ang dibdib first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Sumitomo Corp. apologizes for MRT-3 operations glitch on Tuesday afternoon
MANILA, Philippines --- Sumitomo Corporation, the maintenance provider of the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3), apologized on Tuesday for the temporary suspension of the railway's operation due to a signaling issue. "We, Sumitomo Corporation, as the maintenance provider of MRT-3, expresses our sincerest apologies for any passenger inconvenience caused by the recent brief suspension of MRT-3 operations due to the signaling trouble that happened earlier today," the company said in a statement. Sumitomo said its contractor has already submitted the error data to the system provider for detailed analysis of the incident. "Rest assured that Sumitomo, together with the MRT-3 Management an...Keep on reading: Sumitomo Corp. apologizes for MRT-3 operations glitch on Tuesday afternoon
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Hontiveros: Who is ‘mystery shopper’ behind Udenna’s purchase of Malampaya stake?
MANILA, Philippines --- A "mystery buyer" is allegedly behind the Udenna Corporation's purchase of a majority stake in the Malampaya gas field project, Senator Risa Hontiveros claimed on Tuesday. In a virtual press conference on Tuesday, Hontiveros called out Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi for filing libel and cyber libel cases against journalists and media organizations who reported the filing of complaints against him and Udenna chief executive officer Dennis Uy before the Office of the Ombudsman. According to Hontiveros, instead of filing the cases, Cusi should just answer the questions as to whether selling the shares of Chevron and Shell B.V. --- giving Udenna's UC Malampaya 90...Keep on reading: Hontiveros: Who is ‘mystery shopper’ behind Udenna’s purchase of Malampaya stake?
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Duterte accepts invite from Biden to participate in democracy summit
MANILA, Philippines --- Upon the invitation of United States President Joseph Biden, President Rodrigo Duterte will participate in the Summit for Democracy scheduled for Dec. 9 to 10, the Office of the President (OP) said Tuesday. OP said President Biden has invited heads of states and government, other government leaders, and "voices from the business and non-government sectors" to join the US in "taking action to strengthen democracy." "President Duterte welcomes the opportunity to share the Philippine democratic experience and commitment to democratic values and nation-building at the Summit for Democracy," the OP said in a statement. In his invitation, Biden said the US ...Keep on reading: Duterte accepts invite from Biden to participate in democracy summit
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