Handsome Playboy Steals Money From 6 Girlfriends

Handsome Playboy Enters Relationship w/ 6 Girls to Earn Money NEW MODUS – A handsome playboy uses his stunning look to enter relationship with six girls and steal money from them. A handsome man who introduced himself as a ‘model’ engaged in multiple affairs just to earn money in an instant. The six female victims […]

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Pang-abay Na Panulad Halimbawa, Ano ang Pang-abay na Panulad
Ano ang Pang-abay na Panulad at magbigay ng halimbawa sa pangungusap. PANG-ABAY NA PANULAD HALIMBAWA – Ang kahulugan ng pang-abay na Panulad at kung paano ito gamitin sa isang pangungusap. Ang pang-abay o ang adverb sa Ingles ay ang mga salita o kataga na nagtuturing o naglalarawan sa pandiwa, pang-uri, o kapwa pang-abay. May iba’t ibang uri ito na […] The post Pang-abay Na Panulad Halimbawa, Ano ang Pang-abay na Panulad appeared first on Philippine News.
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Video of Priest Giving “Kaltok” to Sacristan Elicits Reactions Online
Priest Giving “Kaltok” to Sacristan Goes Viral Online The video footage of a priest who allegedly gives “Kaltok” to his sacristan during mass ceremony elicits comments from the netizens. A Facebook user named Alei Martin has shared the video footage of a priest who allegedly hits his sacristan. The video immediately spread like a wildfire […] The post Video of Priest Giving “Kaltok” to Sacristan Elicits Reactions Online appeared first on Philippine News.
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Ogie Alcasid Highlights Leni Robredo’s Good Qualities As Leader
Ogie Alcasid only has good words for Leni Robredo Singer-songwriter Ogie Alcasid highlighted the good traits of Vice President Leni Robredo, who is running for president in the 2022 election, as a leader. Ogie is just one of many celebrities who strongly show support for the presidential candidacy of VP Leni. Just recently, the OPM […] The post Ogie Alcasid Highlights Leni Robredo’s Good Qualities As Leader appeared first on Philippine News.
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Doogee N10 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
Here’s The Complete List of Specifications, Features, & Price of the Doogee N10 The Doogee N10 was officially announced in March 2018. The smartphone is powered by a 3360 mAh Li-Ion battery (non-removable). It is offered in two colors – Purple and Black. Body & Display: The materials used in building the Doogee N10 include […] The post Doogee N10 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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Francine Diaz, Seth Fedelin No Mutual Relationship – Talent Manager
Talent Manager of Francine Diaz Revealed Seth Fedelin Has No Relationship with Her The talent manager of Francine Diaz has revealed that Seth Fedelin has no mutual relationship with her and not even courting her. Seth Fedelin was supposedly wooing the young actress’s talent Francine, according to the young actress’s talent manager, John Ling. On […] The post Francine Diaz, Seth Fedelin No Mutual Relationship – Talent Manager appeared first on Philippine News.
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Dominique Cojuangco, Fiance Michael Hearn Share their Love Story
Dominique Cojuangco Engaged to Bar Owner Michael Hearn DOMINIQUE COJUANGCO – The daughter of Tonyboy Cojuangco and Gretchen Barretto and her fiance, Michael Hearn, shared their love story. Growing up in the spotlight, most children of showbiz celebrities followed the footsteps of their parents and joined the field. There are also some who took a […] The post Dominique Cojuangco, Fiance Michael Hearn Share their Love Story appeared first on Philippine News.
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Chito Miranda Talks About How Family Gave Him A Deeper Sense Of Purpose
Chito Miranda shares how he values his family Parokya Ni Edgar frontman Chito Miranda shared how his family gave him a deeper purpose in life which he did not feel before. Being one of the iconic bands of the 90s and its popularity is still being treasured by many fans until now, Chito indeed has […] The post Chito Miranda Talks About How Family Gave Him A Deeper Sense Of Purpose appeared first on Philippine News.
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Edu Manzano Bonds W/ Cherry Pie Picache & Her son Nio Tria In Palawan
Cherry Pie Picache & Edu Manzano Go on Palawan vacation W/ Nio Tria EDU MANZANO – Celebrity couple Edu Manzano and Cherry Pie Picache recently enjoyed Palawan with her son Nio Anton Tria. Last November, veteran actor and tv host Edu Manzano confirmed his relationship with actress Cherry Pie Picache in a text conversation with […] The post Edu Manzano Bonds W/ Cherry Pie Picache & Her son Nio Tria In Palawan appeared first on Philippine News.
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MedTech Board Exam Result January 2022 – List of Passers (S-Z)
Here is the Medical Technologist MedTech Board Exam Result January 2022 Including the List of Passers (S-Z) Here is the Medical Technologist MedTech Board Exam Result January 2022 including the list of passers (S-Z) as per released by PRC. The January 2022 Medical Technologist Licensure Exam Results including the list of passers, top 10 passers, […] The post MedTech Board Exam Result January 2022 – List of Passers (S-Z) appeared first on Philippine News.
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MedTech Board Exam Result January 2022 – List of Passers (M-R)
Here is the Medical Technologist MedTech Board Exam Result January 2022 Including the List of Passers (M-R) Here is the Medical Technologist MedTech Board Exam Result January 2022 including the list of passers (M-R) as per released by PRC. The January 2022 Medical Technologist Licensure Exam Results including the list of passers, top 10 passers, […] The post MedTech Board Exam Result January 2022 – List of Passers (M-R) appeared first on Philippine News.
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MedTech Board Exam Result January 2022 – List of Passers (G-L)
Here is the Medical Technologist MedTech Board Exam Result January 2022 Including the List of Passers (G-L) Here is the Medical Technologist MedTech Board Exam Result January 2022 including the list of passers (G-L) as per released by PRC. The January 2022 Medical Technologist Licensure Exam Results including the list of passers, top 10 passers, […] The post MedTech Board Exam Result January 2022 – List of Passers (G-L) appeared first on Philippine News.
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Vico Sotto Defended By Netizens Against Attack From Pasig VM Iyo Bernardo
Iyo Bernardo has this fierce statement against Vico Sotto Netizens defended Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto against the recent attack coming from Vice Mayor Iyo Bernardo. In a video that was posted on the Twitter account of ABS-CBN reporter Kat Domingo, Bernardo slammed Sotto because of the latter’s statement during a flag ceremony last week. […] The post Vico Sotto Defended By Netizens Against Attack From Pasig VM Iyo Bernardo appeared first on Philippine News.
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Sira ulo in English – Translate “Sira ulo” in English
Counterpart of Sira ulo in English & Sample Sentences SIRA ULO IN ENGLISH – Are you looking for the English translation of the phrase “sira ulo”? Here’s its English counterpart. Undeniably, a lot of people are doubtful when it comes to the translations of certain Tagalog words in English. In this article, we will review […] The post Sira ulo in English – Translate “Sira ulo” in English appeared first on Philippine News.
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Dubai’s Emirates suspends flights to several US destinations on 5G concerns
CAIRO --- Dubai's Emirates airline announced on Tuesday that it will suspend flights to several destinations in the United States as of Jan. 19 until further notice because of concerns over 5G mobile deployment. The move is "due to operational concerns associated with the planned deployment of 5G mobile network services in the U.S.", the company said. It said the destinations include Boston, Chicago, Dallas Fort Worth, Houston, Miami, Newark, Orlando, San Francisco, and Seattle. Emirates flights to New York's JFK, Los Angeles International Airport and Washington DC's Dulles International Airport will continue to operate as usual, the company added. "We are working closely wi...Keep on reading: Dubai’s Emirates suspends flights to several US destinations on 5G concerns
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DOT: Over 288,000 tourism workers were vaccinated against COVID-19
MANILA, Philippines --- A total of 288,577 tourism workers have already been vaccinated against COVID-19, an official of the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Wednesday. This is 89% of the DOT's target of vaccinating 329,000 tourism workers in the country, Tourism Undersecretary Woodrow Maquiling Jr. said. The regions with the most vaccinated tourism workers are the Cordillera Administrative Region and Metro Manila, Maquiling said, with 44,108 tourism workers in Metro Manila already being fully vaccinated. However, with the rise of COVID-19 cases and the threat of the Omicron variant, Maquiling said the department is pushing for booster shots for tourism workers, especially w...Keep on reading: DOT: Over 288,000 tourism workers were vaccinated against COVID-19
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Ten killed by floods in Madagascar capital
  ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar --- At least 10 people have died in flash floods triggered by torrential rain that battered Madagascar's capital Antananarivo overnight, an interior ministry official said Tuesday. The victims were killed after "the floods caused landslides and houses collapsed," Sonia Ray, spokeswoman for the ministry's disaster management office, told AFP. Two people have been injured and more than 500 displaced by the storm, according to preliminary figures released by the National Bureau of Disaster Risk Management (BNGRC) Some 20 districts around the capital of 1.3 million are on red alert for flooding, it said, with built-up urban areas with poor drai...Keep on reading: Ten killed by floods in Madagascar capital
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Task force taps cops for media security, stresses not all journo killings work-related
"They're not all work-related...it doesn't necessarily mean that they were killed because they were journalists like some groups are trying to project."
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Fil-Aussie Cabrera ousts Fernandez in Australian Open doubles
Cabrera and Hon needed just 59 minutes to dispatch of Fernandez, who has Filipino heritage, and Routliffe and thus advanced to the Round of 32.
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OCTA: Olongapo among cities with high COVID-19 growth rate outside ‘NCR Plus’
OLONGAPO CITY--This city has registered a 68-percent COVID-19 weekly growth rate, which was among the highest outside the so-called NCR Plus (National Capital Region, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal), data from the OCTA Research showed on Tuesday, Jan. 18. At least 31 new COVID-19 cases were added to the latest tally of the city, and OCTA Research said the city's average daily attack rate per 100,000 population from Jan. 12 to 18 was high at 23.01. Olongapo was among the 16 highly urbanized cities to register a high COVID-19 growth rate outside NCR Plus, logging a seven-day average of 51 cases. Also on the list are the cities of Angeles, Bacolod, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, ...Keep on reading: OCTA: Olongapo among cities with high COVID-19 growth rate outside ‘NCR Plus’
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Desperate Afghans queue for free bread as poverty crisis deepens
KABUL --- In the early hours of each morning, Muhajira rushes in freezing temperatures to a modest bakery in the Afghan capital to wait for warm naan bread to be distributed. On some days, it is all her family, and the others who have joined the queue, will eat for the day. "If I don't bring bread from here, we will go to bed hungry," mother of two Muhajira Amanallah told AFP on Tuesday. "I even thought of selling my daughters, but I backed down and relied on God alone." Afghanistan is in the grip of a humanitarian disaster, worsened by the Taliban takeover in August -- when Western countries froze international aid and access to assets held abroad. Jobs have dried up ...Keep on reading: Desperate Afghans queue for free bread as poverty crisis deepens
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Spain’s Catalonia region to lift COVID-19 curfew
BARCELONA --- Catalonia will on Friday lift a Covid-19 curfew imposed just before Christmas but other social distancing measures will remain in force in the northern Spanish region. "Restrictions on night-time movements will remain in place until January 21. After that date, it will be possible to move around the streets of Catalonia as normal," regional government spokeswoman Patricia Plaja said. "We haven't hit peak (infections) yet but the trend shows the sixth wave is slowing down," she added. The Covid infection rate in Catalonia, a region of 7.7 million inhabitants which relies heavily on tourism, is higher than the national average. The percentage of Covid patients...Keep on reading: Spain’s Catalonia region to lift COVID-19 curfew
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Blackview BV9500 Pro Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
Here’s The Complete List of Specifications, Features, & Price of the Blackview BV9500 Pro The Blackview BV9500 Pro was announced in the 3rd quarter of 2018. The rugged smartphone is kept on by a 10000 mAh Li-Ion built-in battery + fast charging. It was launched in Black, Yellow, and Green colors. Body & Display: The […] The post Blackview BV9500 Pro Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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Paris looks to recapture lost beauty after criticism
PARIS --- Paris city authorities unveiled a "manifesto for beauty" on Tuesday containing plans to spruce up the City of Lights where an online campaign highlighting ugliness and filth has piled pressure on mayor Anne Hidalgo. Deputy Mayor Emmanuel Gregoire said that several recent initiatives from the Socialist-Green alliance that runs the capital would be scrapped, including allowing Parisians to plant their own gardens on public space. Under a 2015 scheme, locals were invited to apply for licenses to plant flowers around the feet of trees in the street -- at the cost of the traditional cast-iron covers that are a much-loved part of the Parisian landscape. Many amateur gard...Keep on reading: Paris looks to recapture lost beauty after criticism
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Palace: Sinopharm booster shot had no adverse effect yet on Duterte
MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte did not experience any adverse effects yet as a result of getting Sinopharm as a booster shot despite the lack of studies and data on using the vaccine as an appropriate booster, Malacaang said Wednesday. "Wala naman pang masamang epektong naidulot [ang Sinopharm booster] sa pagkakaalam namin," Cabinet Secretary and acting presidential spokesman Karlo Nograles said in an interview over One Balita Pilipinas. (He did not experience any adverse effects yet as far as we know.) The Department of Health (DOH) earlier said there is no recommended booster shot yet for those who received Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines as there is still n...Keep on reading: Palace: Sinopharm booster shot had no adverse effect yet on Duterte
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PSA: Quezon City offers free teleconsultation services for sick pet cats, dogs
A city in Metro Manila is now offering free teleconsultation for sick pet dogs and cats of their residents. The Quezon City government invited fur-parents to contact its veterinary department to schedule an appointment to avail the free consultation service. “MAGANDANG BALITA QCitizens!” it said. “May libreng Tele-Konsulta ang Quezon City Veterinary Department para sa […] The post PSA: Quezon City offers free teleconsultation services for sick pet cats, dogs appeared first on Interaksyon.
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'Single’s Inferno' star Song Ji Ah apologizes for wearing 'fake' designer items
Song Ji Ah, the breakout star of Korean dating-reality TV show "Single’s Inferno", wrote an apology letter after admitting to wearing fake designer items from Chanel and Dior
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Live in a Serene Oasis at SMDC’s Vine Residences
Living in such a busy metropolis can take its toll on anyone. Many studies have shown being surrounded by nature heals and calms the mind. It helps in relaxing us and rids of any stress we might experience in the workplace. SMDC's Vine Residences is testament to the company's commitment to redefining the landscape of urban dwellings by offering Filipinos an oasis of serenity, in a community that strikes the perfect balance between luxury, affordability, and sustainability. A piece of paradise to call home Vine Residences boasts of five residential towers in a spacious 3.1-hectare property in Novaliches, Quezon City. Young professionals, starter families, and those who aspire to ...Keep on reading: Live in a Serene Oasis at SMDC’s Vine Residences
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Slovenia in talks over closer cooperation with Taiwan
LJUBLJANA --- Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa announced the European Union country is preparing an exchange of representatives with Taiwan, a move that could worsen relations with China but was welcomed by Taipei on Tuesday. "We are working on establishing ... well, on exchanging representatives," Jansa told an interview to India's Doordarshan national television published on the government's website. He added the move would have come much earlier had he had the support in parliament and argued that the vast majority of EU member countries already have "some kind of representative offices" with Taiwan. Beijing is very critical at any international support for Taiwan tha...Keep on reading: Slovenia in talks over closer cooperation with Taiwan
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Samonte, Guino-o among PLDT's latest PVL recruits
The 23-year-old Samonte and 24-year-old Guino-o, who played college ball for Ateneo and Far Eastern University, respectively, were left without a team after Perlas took a leave but found a new home in the High Speed Hitters.
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With workers exempted, Gatchalian wants ‘no vax, no ride’ policy scrapped
  MANILA, Philippines --- Another senator has joined the call to stop the enforcement of the "no vaccination, no ride" policy in Metro Manila after the government exempted workers from it. "Para hindi na maguluhan at ma-confuse ang mga commuters natin, ihinto na lang ang no vax, no ride policy dahil exempted naman ang lahat ng workers. Lahat naman ng namamasahe ay mga workers naman," Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said in a tweet Wednesday. (To spare our commuters from confusion, it's better to just scrap the no vax, no ride policy since all workers are exempted. All those who are commuting are workers.) https://twitter.com/stgatchalian/status/1483592654399361027 On T...Keep on reading: With workers exempted, Gatchalian wants ‘no vax, no ride’ policy scrapped
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Scotland eases COVID-19 rules as Omicron wave subsides
LONDON --- Scotland on Tuesday announced it was easing coronavirus restrictions as case numbers, which hit record numbers over Christmas during the Omicron wave, continued to fall. The move came as Wales also began lifting Covid restrictions and England said it would likely do the same next week. Nightclubs will reopen and the requirement for table service in premises serving alcohol will no longer apply from Monday, said Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Guidance asking people to stick to a three household limit on indoor gatherings will also be lifted, she added. Limits on attendances at outdoor of public events were lifted on Monday. But infection levels remaine...Keep on reading: Scotland eases COVID-19 rules as Omicron wave subsides
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Philippine SEA Games chief, POC to discuss limited budget
Philippine Southeast Asian Games chef-de-mission Ramon Fernandez said he would sit down with Philippine Olympic Committee president Abraham Toleninto on how they will make do with the limited budget they have for the Hanoi edition set May 12-25.
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Juxtaposed: December 2021 vs January 2022 maps of NCR’s active COVID-19 cases
Experts released two maps that showed how active COVID-19 cases in the country have grown in over a month. Data scientist Mahar Lagmay shared on January 18 two dot maps that juxtaposed data on active cases in the region last December 6 and January 15. Lagmay thanked data analyst Peter Cayton, Jake Mendoza, Feye Andal, […] The post Juxtaposed: December 2021 vs January 2022 maps of NCR’s active COVID-19 cases appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Gov’t eyes incentives for vaccinators in pharmacies
  MANILA, Philippines --- The government is looking at incentives for COVID-19 vaccinators who will participate in the immunization drive in select pharmacies and clinics. National Task Force Against COVID-19 deputy chief implementer Vince Dizon on Tuesday announced that the government will roll out the vaccination drive in pharmacies and clinics on January 20 and 21 in the National Capital Region (NCR). "'Yan po pinag-uusapan natin ngayon pero nag-volunteer po kasi ang ating mga botika din na sa kanilang serbisyo at nagpapasalamat tayo sa kanila," Dizon said during Wednesday's Laging Handa briefing when asked about the honorarium to be given to vaccinators. (That is...Keep on reading: Gov’t eyes incentives for vaccinators in pharmacies
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Woman Arrested after Caught Selling Fake V-Card in Dasmariñas
Woman Allegedly Caught Selling Fake V-Card Arrested in Dasmariñas Police authorities arrested a woman who was allegedly caught selling a fake vaccination card (v-card) in Dasmariñas, Cavite. According to a complaint filed with the Dasmarinas City Police Station, a concerned citizen informed them that a woman in Barangay Salawag was selling “vaxx cards,” which featured […] The post Woman Arrested after Caught Selling Fake V-Card in Dasmariñas appeared first on Philippine News.
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COVID-19 pandemic ‘nowhere near over’—WHO
GENEVA --- The Covid-19 pandemic is far from over, the World Health Organization chief said Tuesday, cautioning against a narrative that the fast-spreading Omicron variant is risk-free. "This pandemic is nowhere near over," Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters from the WHO's headquarters in Geneva. The UN health agency chief warned against dismissing as mild the coronavirus variant Omicron, which has spread like wildfire around the globe since it was first detected in southern Africa in November. The Omicron variant of Covid-19 is much more contagious than previous strains but seems to cause less serious disease. That has triggered a debate on whether the virus is on...Keep on reading: COVID-19 pandemic ‘nowhere near over’—WHO
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WATCH: Heart Evangelista’s OOTD moment interrupted by ‘sermon’ from Chiz Escudero
Heart Evangelista amused fans after her husband, Sorsogon governor Francis "Chiz" Escudero, crashed her outfit of the day (OOTD) video by giving her a "sermon." Evangelista started her video by describing her outfit that featured black pants, a white sleeveless top and high-cut sneakers, as seen on her Instagram page last Monday, Jan. 17. Halfway through filming, Escudero walks into frame, asking Evangelista about an electrical issue in their home. As he was about to leave, he appears to have noticed that his wife had more bags in her shelf. "Dumami na naman 'yang bag mo (You have more bags)," he noted. Evangelista replied "no" in defense, telling her husband that she onl...Keep on reading: WATCH: Heart Evangelista’s OOTD moment interrupted by ‘sermon’ from Chiz Escudero
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Vice mayor slams Vico Sotto for turning Pasig into a ‘puro palabas’ city
MANILA, Philippines --- Pasig City Vice Mayor Christian "Iyo" Caruncho Bernardo has called out Mayor Vico Sotto for allegedly tarnishing the brand of service of the Caruncho family during a flag ceremony, noting that the leadership in the city is "puro palabas" (full of shows) under Sotto's mayorship. Bernardo compared Sotto to an actor who gets credit for the efforts of other city government officials. "Parang pelikula, ako kasama ang buong City Council, ang direktor at cameraman, hindi mabubuo ang pelikula na wala kami kung saan naman ang aktor ay siyang umaarte lamang para mabigyang buhay ang kwento, pero sila ang sumisikat, pinapalakpakan. Nakakalungkot na ang Pasig, naging...Keep on reading: Vice mayor slams Vico Sotto for turning Pasig into a ‘puro palabas’ city
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Heartbreaking Photos of PWD Using Skateboard to Pass Streets Elicit Reactions
Heartbreaking Photos of PWD Using Skateboard to Pass Streets Elicit Reactions The heartbreaking photos of a PWD man using a skateboard to pass along the streets elicit reactions online. Previously, the Commission on Human Rights has expressed its concern towards Persons with Disability after the photo of a disabled person climbing a stairway goes viral after it […] The post Heartbreaking Photos of PWD Using Skateboard to Pass Streets Elicit Reactions appeared first on Philippine News.
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British PM denies lying about lockdown party
LONDON --- UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday "categorically" denied claims by his former chief aide that he lied to parliament about a Downing Street party held during a strict lockdown. But appearing in public for the first time after days of Covid self-isolation, Johnson also ducked questions about whether he would resign if an internal inquiry establishes that he did lie. Johnson is battling damaging allegations that he and staff attended boozy events during Covid restrictions, prompting an investigation by senior civil servant Sue Gray. The revelations have sparked public fury, leading to a double-digit lead in polls for the main opposition Labour party over Joh...Keep on reading: British PM denies lying about lockdown party
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Pete Davidson reacts to Kanye West's rap about beating his ass
Comedian Pete Davidson is reportedly unbothered that rapper Kanye West referenced him on his new track "Eazy"
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Images reveal devastation in tsunami-hit Tonga
WELLINGTON --- A volcano that exploded in the Pacific island nation of Tonga has almost disappeared from view, new images revealed Tuesday, with swathes of the country smothered in grey dust or damaged by a tsunami. The volcano erupted 30 kilometers (19 miles) into the air on Saturday and deposited ash, gas and acid rain across a large area of the Pacific. In the tsunami that followed, waves in Tonga rose up to 15 meters (50 feet), its government said in a statement. READ: 15-meter tsunami causes 'unprecedented disaster' in Tonga Three people were killed and "a number" were injured, the government said on Twitter, calling the volcano explosion "an unprecedented disaster." ...Keep on reading: Images reveal devastation in tsunami-hit Tonga
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Danica Sotto recovers from COVID-19, urges public to obey quarantine protocols
Danica Sotto recounted her COVID-19 journey, while stressing the importance of getting vaccinated and following quarantine protocols. Sotto announced she is now COVID-free, weeks after she tested positive for the novel coronavirus, on her Instagram page yesterday, Jan. 18. She recalled how she initially thought her symptoms were just side effects from her booster shot. "I tested positive for [COVID-19 two] weeks ago, two days after my booster shot. I thought side effects lang ng booster but when I woke up with sore throat and body aches I knew I had to take another test at 'yun na nga nag positive na (I thought they were just side effects from the booster shot but when I woke u...Keep on reading: Danica Sotto recovers from COVID-19, urges public to obey quarantine protocols
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World tourism won’t return to pre-pandemic levels until 2024—UN
MADRID --- Tourism arrivals around the world are not expected to return to their pre-pandemic levels until 2024 at the earliest, the World Tourism Organization said Tuesday. The highly contagious Omicron variant, though mild, will "disrupt the recovery" in early 2022 after last year saw four percent growth over 2020, according to the Madrid-based UN agency's World Tourism Barometer. Tourism revenue in 2020 was 72 percent down on the previous year -- which closed with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. "The pace of recovery remains slow and uneven across world regions due to varying degrees of mobility restrictions, vaccination rates and traveller confidence," the UNWTO s...Keep on reading: World tourism won’t return to pre-pandemic levels until 2024—UN
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DOH confirms 2 Omicron cases in Baguio City
BAGUIO CITY--The Department of Health confirmed Wednesday the presence of the Omicron variant in the city after two patients tested positive for the highly contagious strain of coronavirus recently. One of the patients was in close contact with a known COVID-19 case and had no travel history outside the city 14 days before the specimen was collected, the DOH in the Cordillera said in an advisory. The patient, who showed no symptoms, tested positive for COVID-19 on Dec. 15 last year, and the result of the genome sequencing was released on Jan. 15. The second Omicron patient experienced COVID-19 symptoms and had no travel history outside the city 14 days before the onset o...Keep on reading: DOH confirms 2 Omicron cases in Baguio City
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BGYO, BINI to represent Philippines in global talent search, Jonathan Manalo to judge
Kapamilya creative director Jonathan Manalo has been tapped to join the esteemed panel of judges in Uplive WorldStage, the annual global livestreamed singing competition organized by Uplive, the largest independent global video social entertainment platform.
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France posts daily record 464,000 COVID-19 cases
PARIS --- France's daily reported new coronavirus cases broke a new record on Tuesday with an average of over 300,000 a day in the past week, with the headline figure approaching half a million. The latest data issued by Public Health France showed that there were 464,769 new cases in the last 24-hour period as the Omicron variant of Covid-19 spread unabated. A day earlier, 102,144 people had tested positive for the virus. The average daily number of new cases over the past seven days has surpassed 300,000, the latest data showed. French teachers' unions called Monday for a second major strike this week to protest the government's Covid testing and isolation protocols, wh...Keep on reading: France posts daily record 464,000 COVID-19 cases
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Brazil registers new record of daily COVID-19 cases
RIO DE JANEIRO --- Brazil registered a new record number of daily Covid-19 cases of more than 137,000, according to figures supplied by the health ministry on Tuesday. The South American country of 213 million people is one of the worst affected in the world by the pandemic. Its more than 620,000 deaths from the virus is second only to the United States. Cases have been soaring in Brazil since the beginning of the year due to the arrival of the highly contagious Omicron variant and the festivities around Christmas and the New Year. The average daily new cases at the end of 2021 was only around 8,000. The previous high from June 2021 was more than 115,000 cases within a...Keep on reading: Brazil registers new record of daily COVID-19 cases
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