Fairways & Bluewater wins the best beach resort in the Philippines at the 28th Annual World Travel Awards

Fairways & Bluewater is the sole winner in the Philippines' Leading Beach Resort 2021 Category at the 28thAnnual World Travel Awards. Besting all other resort accommodations in the entire country, including widely acclaimed and recognized foreign hotel chains, this triumph for the homegrown, world-class, and multi-awarded resort showcases the very best in Filipino hospitality and service excellence in a facility that boasts of 850 stylish, well-appointed rooms, modern facilities, an 18-hole Graham Marsh-designed championship golf course and a breathtaking white sand private beach. The Leading Beach Resort Award bagged by Fairways & Bluewater comes alongside the World Trave...

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Food packs not ornaments: Netizens defend Pasig’s supposed lack of Christmas decors
Several online users gave a shout out to Pasig City government‘s gift-giving initiative in response to remarks of a former city chief executive who claimed that the city government failed to bring the holiday cheer this year. Former Pasig City Mayor Robert “Bobby” Eusebio lamented the lack of Christmas decors in his former jurisdiction. His family’s […] The post Food packs not ornaments: Netizens defend Pasig’s supposed lack of Christmas decors appeared first on Interaksyon.
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P714K shabu nasabat sa Mabalacat
Umabot sa P714 libo ng hinihinalang shabu ang nasabat sa Mabalacat nitong Linggo. The post P714K shabu nasabat sa Mabalacat first appeared on Abante.
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Black hawk chopper ng PAF, kumpleto na
NAKUMPLETO na ng Philippine Air Force ang formal acceptance, turn-over at blessing ng huling batch ng S-70i Black Hawk helicopters sa Clark Air Base, ayon sa Armed Forces of the Philippines. The post Black hawk chopper ng PAF, kumpleto na first appeared on Abante.
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2 sasakyan dinale ng basag-kotse; laptop, cash hinarbat
NAGBABALA ang Cavite Police sa publiko hinggil sa bagong modus operandi ng mga hinihinalang miyembro ng `basag kotse’ matapos na dalawang salamin ng sasakyan ang kanilang binasag at tinangay ang mahigit P230K halaga ng kagamitan at cash sa Silang, Cavite Sabado ng hapon. The post 2 sasakyan dinale ng basag-kotse; laptop, cash hinarbat first appeared on Abante.
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Ilocos Laro’t Saya babalik na
Sama na rin ang Ilocos Sur sa muling pagbabalik ng Philippine Sports Commission (PSC)-Laro’t-Saya sa Parke, Play and Learn Sports for Free na sisimulan ngayong Martes, Disyembre 7 sa Bicentennial Park, Quirino Stadium sa Bantay, Ilocos Sur. The post Ilocos Laro’t Saya babalik na first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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BuCor: Autopsy report ni Nuezca nasa NBI pa
Nasa National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) pa ang resulta ng autopsy sa pagkamatay ng ex-killer cop na si Jonel Nuezca. The post BuCor: Autopsy report ni Nuezca nasa NBI pa first appeared on Abante.
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Empleyado ng city hall sumalpok sa concrete barrier
Patay ang isang miyembro ng Manila City Hall-City Security Force habang sugatan ang kanyang misis matapos bumangga ang sinasakyang motorsiklo kamakalawa ng gabi sa Tondo, Maynila. The post Empleyado ng city hall sumalpok sa concrete barrier first appeared on Abante.
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Gretchen tuloy ang pag-aaral sa Harvard
Tuloy na sa pagpasok sa prestihiyosong Harvard University ang dating volleyball star na si Gretchen Ho. The post Gretchen tuloy ang pag-aaral sa Harvard first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Siakam, Raptors inutakan Wizards
Pumoste si Pascal Siakam ng 31 points, 6 rebounds at 3 assists upang bidahan ang Toronto Raptors sa pagbaon sa Washington Wizards, 102-90, sa 76th National Basketball Association regular season game sa Scotiabank Arena sa Canada Lunes (Manila time). The post Siakam, Raptors inutakan Wizards first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Rhen kinilig sa tomboy
Aminado ang mga bida ng upcoming GL (girl’s love) series na Lulu na sina Rhen Escano at Rita Martinez na kinikilig sila mismo sa kanilang mga eksena together. Sa trailer pa lang talaga ay hindi maipagkakailang napakalakas ng chemistry ng dalawa at may kilig talaga. The post Rhen kinilig sa tomboy first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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MMC director invites ‘anxious’ Pinoys to in-person consultations as COVID-19 cases drop
The medical director of a Makati-based hospital invited Filipinos to reconnect with their respective physicians for in-person consultations after the facility has logged zero census for COVID-19 patients since the pandemic began. Dr. Gia Sison, head of the Wellness Center in Makati Medical Center, shared a statement by medical director Dr. Saturnino Javier who said […] The post MMC director invites ‘anxious’ Pinoys to in-person consultations as COVID-19 cases drop appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Pagdanganan, Ardina abante
Pasado sa 70-plus-ties first cut si 2020+1 Tokyo Olympian Bianca Isabel Pagdanganan sa pagsalo sa limang pumang-19, at si Dottie Ardina nang mag-joint 62nd sa Week I ng 2021 Ladies Professional Golf Association Tour Qualifying Series sa RTJ Magnolia Grove-Falls Course sa Mobile, Alabama nitong Linggo. The post Pagdanganan, Ardina abante first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Arwind dagdag bala ni Jarencio
Beterano na ng maraming giyera si Arwind Santos, resulta ng 15-year career sa PBA ang siyam na kampeonato – lahat sa San Miguel Beermen – at season MVP (2013). The post Arwind dagdag bala ni Jarencio first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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BTS todo bakasyon
Mami-miss ng mga Army ang BTS. The post BTS todo bakasyon first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Ibrahimovic wants to stay at AC Milan for life, ‘scared to stop’ playing
MILAN - AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said he wants to stay at the Serie A club for the rest of his career, admitting he is "scared to stop" playing due to uncertainty as to what comes next after retirement. The 40-year-old Swede's current contract expires at the end of the season, but Ibrahimovic has no plans to hang up his boots just yet. "I want to play as long as possible. As long as I have that adrenaline, I will continue," Ibrahimovic told Italian talk show Che Tempo Che Fa on Sunday. "Let's put pressure on Milan here to give me an extension and I hope to stay at Milan for life. I still have objectives that I can achieve and I want to win another Scudetto. "I ...Keep on reading: Ibrahimovic wants to stay at AC Milan for life, ‘scared to stop’ playing
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Bianca, Ruru nagkabalikan
Kumalat ang balitang hiwalay na ang Kapuso couple na sina Bianca Umali at Ruru Madrid. The post Bianca, Ruru nagkabalikan first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Active COVID-19 cases in Olongapo City down to 6
OLONGAPO CITY --- At least five more patients in this city have recovered from COVID-19, further bringing down to six its number of active cases, local data showed on Sunday, Dec. 5. The city did not also record an additional COVID-19 case on the same day, keeping its tally at 5,456 infections since the pandemic struck last year. Officials said the downward trend in COVID-19 cases could be linked to the city's high vaccination rate, which already reached at least 60 percent of the target eligible population. The city needs to inoculate 182,000 residents or 70 percent of its 260, 000-population to achieve herd immunity. On Friday (Dec. 10), the city will continue to admini...Keep on reading: Active COVID-19 cases in Olongapo City down to 6
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Bomba swak sa tumbong ng kelot
Nabulabog ang ilang doktor at bomb squad sa Gloucestershire, England nang masyut sa wetpaks ng isang lalaking kanilang pasyente ang isang parte ng vintage bomb. The post Bomba swak sa tumbong ng kelot first appeared on Abante.
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Verstappen predominantly at fault in Hamilton collision, officials say
Max Verstappen defended his driving after Formula One stewards found him predominantly responsible for a collision with title rival Lewis Hamilton in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Sunday. The 24-year-old Red Bull driver was handed two time penalties totaling 15 seconds - a five-second sanction awarded during the race for running off the track and keeping the lead while defending against Hamilton and a 10-second penalty after the race for a collision as he attempted to hand the place back. https://twitter.com/F1/status/1467597429491044361?s=20 "I went to drive to the right side and I slowed down and I was braking, downshifting and he just stayed super close behind me," Vers...Keep on reading: Verstappen predominantly at fault in Hamilton collision, officials say
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House passes measure setting fixed terms for AFP chief, key officers
MANILA, Philippines --- The House of Representatives approved Monday a proposed law that prescribes a fixed term for the chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and other high-ranking military officials. With 184 affirmative votes, six negative, and no abstention, the lower chamber approved House Bill No. 10521 which would professionalize the AFP, eliminate the "revolving door accommodation promotions," and "create a new culture of excellence in leadership and accountability in the AFP." Under the measure, a fixed tour of duty of three years is imposed on the AFP chief of staff; vice chief of staff; deputy chief of staff; commanding generals of the Philippine Army and Ph...Keep on reading: House passes measure setting fixed terms for AFP chief, key officers
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Female personality pinagbintangang ilusyunada
Nagkakaisa ang mga netizen sa opinyon na hindi maganda para sa isang kilalang male personality ang ginawang rebelasyon ng isang female singer na naging magdyowa sila. The post Female personality pinagbintangang ilusyunada first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Pulis na off duty sinagip buhay ng 3 estudyante
Pinapurihan ng Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PRO-BARMM) ang isang pulis na bagamat off duty ay walang pag-aalinlangang rumesponde sa naganap na barilan sa loob ng Mindanao State University (MSU) – Marawi campus nitong Huwebes ng umaga. The post Pulis na off duty sinagip buhay ng 3 estudyante first appeared on Abante.
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Ayaw paturok! Italyano buking sa silicone na braso
Buking ang kaswitikan ng isang Italyano ayaw magpaturok nang subukan nitong magpabakuna gamit ang pekeng braso para lamang makakuha ng vaccination card. The post Ayaw paturok! Italyano buking sa silicone na braso first appeared on Abante.
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3 Pinoy titser nangabog sa Southeast Asia
Kinilala ang isang pampublikong guro at dalawang punong guro para sa kanilang natatanging mga inobasyon sa kanilang mga paaralan sa kauna-unahang Southeast Asian Education Innovation Awards (SEA EIC) na inorganisa ng SEAMEO INNOTECH. The post 3 Pinoy titser nangabog sa Southeast Asia first appeared on Abante.
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Choices reflect values, says Robredo after Moreno picks Duterte for senator
MANILA, Philippines --- Vice President Leni Robredo on Monday said that while presidential aspirants are free to pick whoever would join their respective senatorial slates, the choices they make are reflective of their values and aspirations. Speaking to reporters during a press conference in Baguio City, Robredo was asked about a presidential aspirant who was part of her unity talks before, but now claimed to be rooting for President Rodrigo Duterte's senatorial bid in the 2022 national elections. "Karapatan naman niya 'yon, kaparatan namang piliin kung sino 'yong gusto mong makasama, pero 'yong choices naman not just for the slate, 'yong choices naman nating lahat laging refl...Keep on reading: Choices reflect values, says Robredo after Moreno picks Duterte for senator
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Daily average of COVID-19 cases in QC down to 29 – Octa
MANILA, Philippines --- Quezon City averages 29 COVID cases a day, think tank OCTA Research said on Monday. It said the daily average between Nov. 29 and Dec. 5 represents a -41 percent weekly growth rate, compared to the daily average from the previous week. "The current number is the lowest 7-day average in Quezon City since May 20 to 26, 2020," Octa said in its report. Meanwhile, Quezon City's current average daily attack rate is 0.91 per 100,000 individuals, while its reproduction number is 0.32 as of Dec. 2. RT-PCR testing positivity rate also decreased to 1.4 percent, which Octa said is within the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation of less than...Keep on reading: Daily average of COVID-19 cases in QC down to 29 – Octa
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Paring Pinoy waging human right defender sa Netherlands
Tumanggap ng 2021 Human Rights Tulip Award mula sa Dutch Government ang isang paring Pinoy na sumuporta sa pamilyang nawalan ng mahal sa buhay dahil sa drug war ng gobyerno. The post Paring Pinoy waging human right defender sa Netherlands first appeared on Abante.
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Kamote ice cream bumida sa Leyte
Bida ngayon sa Leyte ang sweet potato o kamote ice cream na hinaluan ng flavor na cheesy macapuno, jackfruit, mint-chocolate, double dutch at coffee-choco swirl. The post Kamote ice cream bumida sa Leyte first appeared on Abante.
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Bitcoin below $50,000, at early October levels, after weekend’s battering
HONG KONG — Bitcoin hovered around $49,000 on Monday, down 1.5% on the day, as traders nursed losses after a brutal weekend in which the price of the world’s largest digital asset at one point lost over one fifth of its value. The rout sent bitcoin‘s price and the amount invested in bitcoin futures back to where they were in early […] The post Bitcoin below $50,000, at early October levels, after weekend’s battering appeared first on Interaksyon.
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US embassy in Tokyo warns of ‘suspected racial profiling’ by Japanese police
TOKYO --- The United States Embassy in Tokyo on Monday warned in a tweet of incidents of suspected racial profiling of non-Japanese by Japanese police. Japan is a mostly ethnically homogeneous country where some people equate more immigrants with a rise in crime, although foreign labor is increasingly needed to make up for a declining and ageing population. "The U.S. Embassy has received reports of foreigners stopped and searched by Japanese police in suspected racial profiling incidents. Several were detained, questioned, and searched," the tweet said. "U.S. citizens should carry proof of immigration and request consular notification if detained." The tweet is an unusual...Keep on reading: US embassy in Tokyo warns of ‘suspected racial profiling’ by Japanese police
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Want to spend a night in the ‘Home Alone’ house? You might be able to
If you've ever wanted to scream at the bathroom mirror like Kevin McCallister, you may finally be able to make your dream come true. Rental platform Airbnb is taking advantage of the release of "Home Sweet Home Alone" on Disney+, the remake of the cult movie from the 1990s, by putting the legendary home in the original up for rent. What's in it for you? A one-night stay for four people on Dec. 12, at the price of $25 (over P1,260), "plus taxes and fees." Be aware that it's up for offer on a first-come, first-serve basis. The platform specifies that this exclusive offer for a one-night stay is not a contest. Fans have to act fast to be able to snatch up this stay, which will be ava...Keep on reading: Want to spend a night in the ‘Home Alone’ house? You might be able to
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Subic Freeport steps up precautions as more OFWs arrive
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT----Despite strict travel restrictions, the Subic Bay International Airport will continue to accommodate the arrival of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) via Philippine Airlines (PAL) flights under the government's repatriation program. In a statement on Dec. 5, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) said two PAL aircraft carrying more OFWs from the United Arab Emirates arrived in this freeport that day within two hours. Since July last year, 42 OFW flights or 11,410 repatriated individuals have arrived via the Subic airport. "The OFWs continue to be repatriated through Subic, and everything's as normal as when the program started here in July," SBMA Ch...Keep on reading: Subic Freeport steps up precautions as more OFWs arrive
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Juico, De Leon may pasabog
Tatalakayin ngayong Martes ng alas-10:00 ng umaga sa online edition ng Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum ang mga karera. The post Juico, De Leon may pasabog first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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MMDA offers free Pasig River ferry rides anew
The Metro Manila Development Authority is once again offering free Pasig River ferry rides to commuters going to cities around Metro Manila this December. “Sabi nila, masarap ang libre. Kaya sa Pasig River Ferry Service, masarap na ang biyahe dahil sa walang traffic, libre pa ang pamasahe!” MMDA Pasig River Ferry Service said in a Facebook […] The post MMDA offers free Pasig River ferry rides anew appeared first on Interaksyon.
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House approves bill declaring PH maritime zones
MANILA, Philippines --- The House of Representatives on Monday approved on final reading a measure proclaiming maritime zones under the jurisdiction of the Philippines. With 189 affirmative votes, the lower chamber approved House Bill No. 9981 or the Philippine Maritime Zones Act which aims to declare the maritime zones of the country in order to establish the legal bases by which social, economic, commercial, and other activities may be conducted. The measure aims to provide flexibility in enacting laws pertinent to the rights and obligations that the Philippines can exercise over its maritime zones. Under House Bill No. 9981, maritime zones include internal waters, archipe...Keep on reading: House approves bill declaring PH maritime zones
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Le Meur Aesthetics brings in the best French skincare technology
When it comes to achieving your dream look, it is always best to trust the experts. Le Meur Aesthetics, one of the most trusted names in the country when it comes to the latest in French technology, brings in global beauty innovations to help Filipinos achieve healthier and more beautiful skin and body. Founded by Mae Ng, a 26-year-old Filipino-Singaporean entrepreneur whose passion lies in beauty and helping others achieve their life goals with the help of aesthetics, Le Meur Aesthetics takes inspiration from the beauty and elegance France has to offer. Ng's advocacy is to help people achieve their dream skin and body, so they can become more confident in their careers and life in ge...Keep on reading: Le Meur Aesthetics brings in the best French skincare technology
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113 new deaths bring total to 49,499 – DOH
MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Health (DOH) reported Monday that 113 more deaths increased the country's death toll to 49,499. "Of the 113 reported deaths, only 14 occurred in December 2021 [and] 21 percent of the reported deaths today occurred in November 2021 due to late encoding of death information to COVIDKaya," the DOH said in its case bulletin. "This issue is currently being coordinated with the Epidemiology and Surveillance Units to ensure information is up to date," it added. Meanwhile, the current death toll accounts for 1.75 percent of the total 2,835,154 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country since the virus first hit the country's shores last year. On...Keep on reading: 113 new deaths bring total to 49,499 – DOH
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Blinken to visit Indonesia and Malaysia next week
  JAKARTA/KUALA LUMPUR -- U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is due to visit Indonesia and Malaysia next week as the Biden administration ramps up engagement in Southeast Asia, a bloc it sees as central to its efforts to counter China's growing influence. I Gede Ngurah Swajaya, Indonesia's director general for American and European Affairs, told reporters on Monday that Blinken will visit Jakarta on Dec. 13-14, the third and most senior U.S. official to visit the region in two months. Two Southeast Asian diplomatic sources, who requested anonymity, said Blinken was also expected to visit Malaysia on Dec. 14-15 in his maiden trip to the region. During his Indonesi...Keep on reading: Blinken to visit Indonesia and Malaysia next week
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TJ Valderrama, Karen Bordador double eviction end their ‘Pinoy Big Brother’ journey
TJ Valderrama and Karen Bordador are no longer celebrity housemates in "Pinoy Big Brother" after they were both evicted from the reality TV show yesterday, Dec. 5. The two ex-housemates had the lowest combined "save" and "evict" votes in the first double eviction night of "Pinoy Big Brother: Kumunity Season 10," as seen on the show's YouTube channel yesterday. Bordador received 16.42% of votes while Valderrama had -3.05% of the final tally, meaning he received more "evict" votes from the show's audience. Their fellow nominees Alexa Ilacad and Samantha Bernardo earned 36.95% and 28.03% of the total votes, respectively. https://youtu.be/qyXVS1FRCJk Dubbed the "Laughter Lodi...Keep on reading: TJ Valderrama, Karen Bordador double eviction end their ‘Pinoy Big Brother’ journey
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National Health Emergency Preparedness Day: Staying safe
MANILA, Philippines---Every 6th of December, the Philippines observes National Health Emergency Preparedness Day, which aims to promote awareness on health emergency preparedness among Filipinos. Over 20 years ago---when former President Fidel V. Ramos signed Proclamation No. 705, which declared Dec. 6 of each year as National Health Emergency Preparedness Day---injuries, trauma, and other health emergencies were among the 10 leading causes of deaths in the Philippines, accounting for one death every 22 minutes. "Public health emergencies can arise from a wide range of cases, including outbreaks of contagious, life-threatening disease, natural disasters such as flooding and typ...Keep on reading: National Health Emergency Preparedness Day: Staying safe
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Nepal detects first two cases of Omicron variant–health ministry
    KATHMANDU -- Nepal has detected its first two cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, the health ministry said on Monday. A 66-year-old foreigner, who had entered Nepal from a country with confirmed Omicron variant on Nov. 19, and another 71-year-old person who was in close contact with him tested positive for Omicron on Sunday, the ministry said in a statement. It did not identify their nationalities. "Both of them are in isolation and getting healthcare under the supervision of health workers," the statement said. Sixty-six other people who had contacts with them were traced and all tested negative, it added. Nepal recently banned travellers fro...Keep on reading: Nepal detects first two cases of Omicron variant–health ministry
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Japanese princess celebrates coming of age
TOKYO — Japan’s Princess Aiko, the only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, on Sunday celebrated her coming of age at the Imperial Palace in central Tokyo after turning 20 on Wednesday. Aiko, who is not eligible to ascend to the Chrysanthemum Throne, limited by law to males, bowed and smiled to the press wearing a tiara […] The post Japanese princess celebrates coming of age appeared first on Interaksyon.
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PH logs 543 cases of COVID-19; active cases down to 13,548
  MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Health (DOH) reported 543 newly reported COVID-19 cases on Monday, and 830 more recovered cases, bringing the total active cases down to 13,548. Counting the latest cases marks the 13th consecutive day that the country has recorded fewer than 1,000 cases, taking the total number of confirmed infections to 2,835,154 and the number of recoveries to 2,772,107. Meanwhile, the positivity rate is at 1.7 percent out of the 32,634 tests conducted. Of the 13,548 individuals still afflicted with the deadly virus, 48.8 percent suffer mild or asymptomatic cases. Specifically, 5,545 individuals suffer mild cases, 1,063 asymptomatic, 3...Keep on reading: PH logs 543 cases of COVID-19; active cases down to 13,548
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Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski fuel Bucs past Falcons
Tom Brady threw for 368 yards and four touchdowns Sunday, two of them to tight end Rob Gronkowski, as the visiting Tampa Bay Buccaneers posted a 30-17 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Brady completed 38 of 51 attempts as Tampa Bay improved to 9-3 and moved one step closer to clinching the NFC South. The Falcons (5-7) missed on a chance to put pressure on Washington, which entered the day holding the NFC's last playoff spot at 6-6. Brady and Gronkowski hooked up on an 11-yard scoring strike with 29 seconds left in the third quarter for a 10-point lead. But it was Chris Godwin who carried most of the load for the Bucs' receiving corps, catching 15 passes for 143 yards. ...Keep on reading: Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski fuel Bucs past Falcons
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PH now minimal risk for COVID-19; NCR at low risk case classification — DOH
MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippines is now at minimal risk for COVID-19 while the National Capital Region is at low-risk case classification, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday. "Nationally, we remain at minimal risk case classification with a negative two-week growth rate at negative 57 percent and a low risk average daily attack rate at 0.67 cases per every 100,000 individuals," Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said in a media forum. "The national health system's capacity is at low risk. All regions showed decreasing average daily attack rates compared to the previous three to four weeks and [remained] to be at minimal to low-risk case classification wi...Keep on reading: PH now minimal risk for COVID-19; NCR at low risk case classification — DOH
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The trials of Aung San Suu Kyi, from heroine to villain to convict
  Put on trial by the generals who overthrew her elected government in a coup that cut short democratic reforms she had fought for decades to bring about, Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced on Monday to four years in prison. She was convicted of incitement and violations of a law on natural disasters in the first verdict in more than a dozen criminal cases filed against her since the Feb. C1 military takeover. Suu Kyi is 76 years old. Just 14 months before the coup, she had travelled to the U.N. International Court of Justice in the Hague to defend those same generals against charges of genocide over a 2017 military offensive that drove ethn...Keep on reading: The trials of Aung San Suu Kyi, from heroine to villain to convict
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The music of ‘West Side Story,’ from Bernstein to Metallica
Leonard Bernstein's score for "West Side Story" has become so ubiquitous in Western culture that it has popped up in such unlikely places as Metallica and Wu-Tang Clan albums. The original play first appeared on Broadway in 1957, before transferring to the silver screen in 1961, and early reviews suggest that Steven Spielberg's new film version proves the music still resonates today. Three decades after its appearance, Metallica used a clip from one of its biggest tunes, "America," as the surprise intro to "Don't Tread On Me" on their seminal "Black Album." One of the pioneers of hard rock, Alice Cooper, also mined the musical for inspiration on his "Gutter Cat vs The Jets" ...Keep on reading: The music of ‘West Side Story,’ from Bernstein to Metallica
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Aksyon Demokratiko is ‘centrist, not opposition’; backs Moreno’s support of Duterte
MANILA, Philippines --- Aksyon Demokratiko is standing behind the decision of its party president and presidential bet Manila City Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso to support President Rodrigo Duterte's senatorial bid, saying they have taken a centrist approach. Party chairperson Ernest Ramel clarified that Aksyon Demokratiko is not an opposition party --- which means that they are not necessarily against the administration, unlike other political groups that have opposed Duterte's government. "We stand by with the pronouncement of our Party President and standard-bearer. Aksyon has taken a centrist and objective stand on many issues and is not an opposition party per se,...Keep on reading: Aksyon Demokratiko is ‘centrist, not opposition’; backs Moreno’s support of Duterte
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