Higit 800K OFW nganga sa pandemya

Lampas na umano sa 800,000 ang bilang ng mga overseas Filipino worker (OFW) na umuwi sa bansa mula nang pumutok ang pandemya ng COVID, ayon sa Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

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Apo sa Tuhod in English – Translate “Apo sa Tuhod” in English
Counterpart of Apo sa Tuhod in English & Sample Sentences NILUWA IN ENGLISH – Are you looking for the English translation of the phrase “apo sa tuhod”? 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 […] The post Apo sa Tuhod in English – Translate “Apo sa Tuhod” in English appeared first on Philippine News.
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Duterte gets Sinopharm booster as advised by his doctor – Palace
MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte has received a booster dose of Sinopharm's anti-coronavirus vaccine as advised by his doctor, acting presidential spokesperson and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said Tuesday. During a Palace press briefing, Nograles was asked why Duterte was given a Sinopharm booster dose despite the lack of studies. "That's the advice of the doctor. So, it's between him and the doctor," he explained. READ: Duterte receives 2nd dose of Sinopharm vaccine "Whereas, kung ano 'yung booster for Sinopharm, again tulad ng sinabi ni [Health Undersecretary] Myrna Cabotaje, hinihingi pa po nila ang additional data from Sinopharm para makapagbigay...Keep on reading: Duterte gets Sinopharm booster as advised by his doctor – Palace
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Doogee S40 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
Here’s The Complete List of Specifications, Features, & Price of the Doogee S40 The Doogee S40 was released in March 2019. The device is powered by a 4650 mAh Li-Ion battery (non-removable). It was launched in Orange, Green, and Black colors. Body & Display: Doogee S40 comes with a screen size of 5.5 inches IPS […] The post Doogee S40 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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Yuka Saso now officially representing Japan in LPGA
MANILA, Philippines---Star golfer Yuka Saso will officially represent Japan when she competes in the upcoming LPGA event in Orlando, Florida. The LPGA has already recognized Saso as a Japanese citizen with the 20-year-old rising star's profile on its website featuring Japan's flag. Saso, born in Bulacan to a Filipino mother and Japanese father, opted for Japanese citizenship last November. The world No. 8 hopes to pick up where she left off in the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions on January 20. She put the LPGA on notice last year with a stunning victory at the US Women's Open while still carrying the Philippine flag. The Asian Games gold medalist als...Keep on reading: Yuka Saso now officially representing Japan in LPGA
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Gov’t sells artworks, eyes sale of Benzes, Ferrari, Porsche for more funds
MANILA, Philippines---Amid the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic, the government has turned to the sale of artworks and "hot" cars to raise additional public revenues. The state-run Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. (PDIC), for instance, raised P23.2 million from 1,057 artwork collections it sold online last December. These artworks were owned by banks which PDIC had closed down and liquidated. PDIC said in a statement on Monday (Jan. 17) that the actual auction proceeds were 527-percent higher than the estimated P3.7-million total disposal price. PDIC had partnered with Leon Gallery Fine Art and Antiques for the first-of-its-kind online auction on behalf of a government agency h...Keep on reading: Gov’t sells artworks, eyes sale of Benzes, Ferrari, Porsche for more funds
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For overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and Filipino returnees who are positive for COVID-19 upon their arrival in the country
Manila Mayor and Aksyon Demokratiko presidential bet Isko Moreno is calling on them to take advantage of the Manila COVID-19 Field Hospital (MCFH) where they can be accommodated free of charge instead of spending their hard-earned money on similar facilities. "Access is available to them anytime. Just tell the BOQ (Bureau of Quarantine) 'wag na kayo dalhin sa hotel. You can request. Hanggang kaya, tutulong kami," Moreno said. According to Moreno, countless immigrants and OFWs sent cash donations during the height of the pandemic in 2020 and giving free accommodation to OFWs and Filipino returnees is the city government's little way of returning the favor or paying it forward. ...Keep on reading: For overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and Filipino returnees who are positive for COVID-19 upon their arrival in the country
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Beauty Gonzalez Shares She Sees 4 Dingdongs in ‘AlterNate’, Here’s Why
Beauty Gonzalez talked about her leading man Dingdong Dantes Kapuso actress Beauty Gonzalez said that in her new primetime series I Can See You: AltereNate, she is seeing four Dingdongs, and here is the reason behind this. Beauty is ecstatic to be a leading lady of the Primetime Kapuso King for her first primetime series […] The post Beauty Gonzalez Shares She Sees 4 Dingdongs in ‘AlterNate’, Here’s Why appeared first on Philippine News.
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Isko Moreno inaugurates ‘world-class’ physical therapy and robotics center of Sta. Ana Hospital
    MANILA, Philippines -- Truly world class. This was how Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso described the newly-opened Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Medicine and Robotics Center of the Sta. Ana Hospital after he and Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna led its inauguration on Monday. "Ngayon po ay papasinayahan natin, dagdag pasilidad para sa taong-bayan. We always wanted the best. Sometimes it is being compared to maybe first-class services the private sector can offer. If and if the private sector, kung kaya nilang magbigay ng first-class service, mas may kakayanan ang gobyerno dahil ang gobyerno may salapi. Pera ng taong-bayan. So it has to be returned through serv...Keep on reading: Isko Moreno inaugurates ‘world-class’ physical therapy and robotics center of Sta. Ana Hospital
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Jimmy Butler, Heat hold off Raptors
Jimmy Butler had a triple-double and Bam Adebayo returned after missing 22 games, leading the host Miami Heat to a 104-99 win over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. Butler had 19 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Adebayo, who had surgery on his right thumb, posted 14 points and nine rebounds in 32 minutes, his first action since Nov. 29. He made 4 of 12 shots. Tyler Herro added a team-high 23 points as Miami improved to 19-8 against Eastern Conference teams. The Heat are 14-5 at home. https://twitter.com/MiamiHEAT/status/1483283722610880515 Chris Boucher scored 23 points to lead the Raptors, who are 7-3 in their past 10 games. Fred VanVleet added 22 points, but he ha...Keep on reading: Jimmy Butler, Heat hold off Raptors
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On Day 2 of implementation, gov’t says workers now exempt from ‘no vax, no ride’ policy
MANILA, Philippines --- After hundreds were left stranded or were prevented from riding public transport systems due to the government's "no vaccination, no ride" policy, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) now clarified that workers are exempted from the directive. Government on Monday implemented the "no vaccination, no ride" policy in a bid to curb COVID-19 transmission, saying the move was to protect unvaccinated individuals. On Tuesday, the DOTr said that workers, either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, may ride public transportation after presenting proof, like identification card (ID) or documents, to prove t...Keep on reading: On Day 2 of implementation, gov’t says workers now exempt from ‘no vax, no ride’ policy
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‘Scandal’ star Kerry Washington to produce three series for Audible
Podcast series are definitely in vogue. An increasing number of actors are signing up for these productions. The latest actress to get on board is none other than Kerry Washington. Her production company will develop three series for Audible, and the star will even play the main role in one of them. Simpson Street Productions, Washington's production company, will work with Pilar Savone, producer of Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" and "Inglourious Basterds," on the projects, it was also announced. The first series, entitled "Prophecy," will chronicle the simultaneous and inexplicable events affecting three people around the world. Kerry Washington will play the role of V...Keep on reading: ‘Scandal’ star Kerry Washington to produce three series for Audible
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Rookie Cop Allegedly Drunk Shot Wife, Child to Death in Catanduanes
Wife and Child Died after Alleged Drunk Rookie Cop Shot to Death in Catanduanes A rookie cop who was allegedly intoxicated with alcohol shot his wife along with his child to death in their home in Catanduanes. In Virac, Catanduanes, a rookie cop shot and murdered his wife. He shot himself to death after murdering […] The post Rookie Cop Allegedly Drunk Shot Wife, Child to Death in Catanduanes appeared first on Philippine News.
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Comelec Reveals Presidential, VP Candidates who Remain in 2022 Election Ballot
Comelec Speaks on Candidates for Election 2022 COMELEC – The Commission on Elections named the presidential and vice-presidential candidates who remain in the Election 2022 ballot. The next national election is around four (4) months away from now and preparations are already ongoing most especially since the pandemic may still not be over during the […] The post Comelec Reveals Presidential, VP Candidates who Remain in 2022 Election Ballot appeared first on Philippine News.
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Autocracies outdo democracies on public trust – survey
Public trust in governments running the world's democracies has fallen to new lows over their handling of the pandemic and amid a widespread sense of economic pessimism, a global survey has found. The Edelman Trust Barometer, which for two decades has polled thousands of people on trust in their governments, media, business, and NGOs, conversely showed rising scores in several autocratic states, notably China. It also highlighted that business, thanks to its role developing vaccines and adapting workplace and retail practices, had retained strong levels of trust globally, albeit with reservations about its commitment to social fairness. "We really have a collapse of trust in...Keep on reading: Autocracies outdo democracies on public trust – survey
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Lakers overtake Jazz, end three-game losing streak
LeBron James scored 25 points and Stanley Johnson added a season-high 15 as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied for a 101-95 victory over the visiting Utah Jazz on Monday to end a three-game losing streak. Russell Westbrook also had 15 points and Malik Monk added 14 points for the Lakers, who won for the first time since Jan. 7 despite facing a 10-point deficit late in the third quarter. James contributed seven rebounds and seven assists. Utah's Rudy Gobert scored 19 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in his second game back from a five-game COVID-19 absence, and Mike Conley added 20 points. The Jazz lost on the second night of a back-to-back and fell for the fifth time in their past si...Keep on reading: Lakers overtake Jazz, end three-game losing streak
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Philippines sees record 2021 rice output despite typhoon losses
MANILA — The Philippines’ paddy rice production in 2021 likely exceeded 20 million tonnes, marking a new record high for the annual harvest despite crop losses from a powerful typhoon last month, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said on Tuesday. The Southeast Asian country, one of the world’s biggest rice importers, has enough supply of the staple […] The post Philippines sees record 2021 rice output despite typhoon losses appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Palawan records 1st person with Omicron variant
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY---The first patient with COVID-19 Omicron variant has been reported in Palawan province. Dr. Faye Labrador, Palawan Provincial Health Office chief, confirmed Tuesday that a 26-year-old female from El Nido had tested positive for the Omicron variant after a six-day stay in Metro Manila. The person traveled on Dec. 24, 2021 to Manila with a return flight on Jan. 6. Upon arrival, she completed home quarantine for seven days. "The RT-PCR (reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction) genome sequencing was done on December 29, 2021. However, her flight was canceled. The flight from Manila to Puerto Princesa City occurred on January 6," Labrador said. The re...Keep on reading: Palawan records 1st person with Omicron variant
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Group to file TRO vs ‘no vaxx, no ride’ policy, says Sotto
MANILA, Philippines --- A group is set to file a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the government's "no vaccination, no ride" policy, Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III said on Tuesday. The new policy, which took effect Monday, prohibits individuals not yet fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from using public transportation. "I know of a group filing for a TRO," Sotto, who is seeking the vice presidency in May, said in a text message. He did not provide additional details except that the TRO would be filed soon. The Senate leader himself rejected the new policy being implemented by the Department of Transportation meant to curb the further spread of the SARS-CoV...Keep on reading: Group to file TRO vs ‘no vaxx, no ride’ policy, says Sotto
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Quezon City ready to vaccinate 5-11 year-olds in February–Mayor Belmonte
    MANILA, Philippines -- Apart from intensifying its vaccination drive, the Quezon City government is now preparing for the pediatric vaccination of minors aged 5-11 year-olds scheduled for implementation in February. This follows the approval by the Food and Drug Administration of the emergency use authorization of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine to be used for 5-11 year old children. Mayor Joy Belmonte said that the city government is anxiously anticipating this vaccination roll-out given the high number of younger individuals recently infected with the highly transmissible Omicron variant. "Finally our younger children will be given the opportunity to receiv...Keep on reading: Quezon City ready to vaccinate 5-11 year-olds in February–Mayor Belmonte
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Australian Open: Leylah Fernandez bundled out by wildcard Madison Inglis
MELBOURNE---U.S. Open finalist Leylah Fernandez lost 6-4 6-2 to local wildcard Madison Inglis at the Australian Open on Tuesday to continue her run of first-round exits at Melbourne Park. Fernandez had exited the hardcourt major without a win in her two previous appearances but the world number 24 would have hoped to get past the first obstacle this time around against her 133rd ranked opponent whom she beat in both prior meetings. https://twitter.com/AustralianOpen/status/1483294450969464835 But Inglis seized the advantage with a break in the seventh game to take the opening set and then opened up a 4-0 lead in the second with a double break. The 19-year-old Canadian of ...Keep on reading: Australian Open: Leylah Fernandez bundled out by wildcard Madison Inglis
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Sue Ramirez Shares Adjustments She Did For ‘The Broken Marriage Vow’
Sue Ramirez is playing the role of a mistress in her new series Kapamilya actress Sue Ramirez shared the adjustment that she did in order to portray her character well in the series The Broken Marriage Vow. Sue is happy to be part of this big project with Jodi Sta Maria and Zanjoe Marudo. She […] The post Sue Ramirez Shares Adjustments She Did For ‘The Broken Marriage Vow’ appeared first on Philippine News.
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Wild card ousts Fernandez in Aussie Open shocker
The ghost of her first round Australian Open foldups visited Leylah Fernandez again Tuesday as she succumbed to local wildcard Maddison Inglis, 4-6, 2-6, at the Melbourne Park.
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Filipino pugs to skip Asian U-22 championships amid COVID-19 surge
The Philippines will no longer be participating in the Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) Asian Under-22 Men and Women Championships slated Jan. 20-30 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan due to the COVID-19 scare.
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Vietnam imposes 'no vaccine, no entry' rule for 31st SEA Games
Host Vietnam will implement a “no vaccine, no entry” policy in the 31st Southeast Asian Games slated May 12-25 in Hanoi.
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Devin Booker’s 48 points carry Suns past Spurs
Devin Booker poured in a season-high 48 points and the Phoenix Suns were at their best in the final nine minutes while pulling away for a 121-107 win over the host San Antonio Spurs on Monday. Phoenix has won four straight games, all on the road, to improve on the league's best record away from home (17-4). The Suns (34-9) own the NBA's best record and have won seven of their past eight games overall after defeating San Antonio for the third time in three meetings this year. Booker hit 18 of 33 shots, including 5 of 13 from 3-point range. His point total is tied for the fifth most in a game in the NBA this season (Trae Young 56, Kevin Durant 51, Jaylen Brown and Stephen Curry 5...Keep on reading: Devin Booker’s 48 points carry Suns past Spurs
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Luka Doncic’s triple-double helps Mavericks edge Thunder
Luka Doncic had 20 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists as the Dallas Mavericks held on for a 104-102 win over the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday. Doncic struggled from the field, making just 4 of 17 shots, his worst shooting night of the season in both percentage and made shots. However, he still managed to record his fifth triple-double of the season. Doncic now has 41 career triple-doubles, more than half of the 81 triple-doubles in franchise history. The Thunder, who trailed by 22 points in the third quarter, had a chance to tie or take the lead in the final seconds after the Mavericks' Josh Green missed two free throws with 2.6 seconds left. However, Dallas' ...Keep on reading: Luka Doncic’s triple-double helps Mavericks edge Thunder
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Karlo Nograles Warns Public vs Scammers Using His Name for Solicitation
Karlo Nograles Warns Scammers Allegedly Using His Name for Solicitation Presidential Spokesperson Karlo Nograles has warned the public against scammers allegedly using his name for solicitation. Individuals utilizing the names of cabinet members to get illegitimate medical bonds/medical insurance to be utilized in applying for government positions have been warned by the Office of the […] The post Karlo Nograles Warns Public vs Scammers Using His Name for Solicitation appeared first on Philippine News.
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Oil Firms Impose Big-Time Pump Price Hike This Tuesday (January 18)
Oil Companies Implements Big-Time Pump Price Hike This Week OIL PRICE HIKE – Several oil firms in the country HAVE implemented another big-time pump price hike this week. Nowadays, the prices of petroleum products play a very important role to the country’s economy. Pump price adjustment usually causes significant impact on prices of products and services in […] The post Oil Firms Impose Big-Time Pump Price Hike This Tuesday (January 18) appeared first on Philippine News.
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Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte Stars In Parokya Ni Edgar’s Music Video ‘Rosas’
Loisa Andalio & Ronnie Alonte Stars Music Video for Parokya ni Edgar’s Comeback Single “Rosas” LOISA ANDALIO – Multi-award-winning Filipino band Parokya ni Edgar is back with an all-new music video, and it starred no other than reel and real-life partners Loisa Andalio and Ronnie Alonte. Ronnie Alonte and Loisa Andalio are among the most […] The post Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte Stars In Parokya Ni Edgar’s Music Video ‘Rosas’ appeared first on Philippine News.
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DOH: Experts still studying booster for those vaccinated with Sinopharm jab
MANILA, Philippines --- Experts are still studying the appropriate booster shot for individuals inoculated with the Sinopharm vaccine, the Department of Health (DOH) said Tuesday. DOH made the remark after Palace earlier disclosed that "it appears" that President Rodrigo Duterte, who was vaccinated with the Sinopharmjab, had received his booster shot. During the briefing before the House committee on health on the COVID-19 situation, Pangasinan Rep. Rose Marie Arenas asked if there is an advisory for those who had the Sinopharm vaccine as their first and second dose. DOH Undersecretary Myrna Cabotaje said expert groups are still studying it since "there is no data available" reg...Keep on reading: DOH: Experts still studying booster for those vaccinated with Sinopharm jab
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Duterte OKs expansion of limited in-person classes in areas under Alert Level 1, 2
MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the expansion of limited face-to-face classes in areas under Alert Level 1 and 2, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said on Tuesday. The Department of Education (DepEd) late Monday recommended to the president a "progressive expansion" of limited in-person classes by February wherein only COVID-19 vaccinated teaching and non-teaching staff will be allowed to participate. "Yes, as presented by [Secretary Leonor] Briones, ang kanilang recommendation to the president is to allow the DepEd, together with DOH (Department of Health) to expand face-to-face classes lalong-lalo na sa mga naka-Alert Level 2, subject to number ...Keep on reading: Duterte OKs expansion of limited in-person classes in areas under Alert Level 1, 2
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Wil Dasovich On ‘Sinayang Serye’ Memes That Alodia Gosiengfia Started
Wil Dasovich the social media trend that Alodia Gosiengfiao started Fil-Am YouTuber Wil Dasovich shared his thoughts on the “sinaing serye” memes that netizens have joined because of the post of his ex-girlfriend cosplayer-gamer Alodia Gosiengfiao. Alodia shared a post on Facebook with the caption “Ako pala yung sinayang mo.” Her sister Ashley Gosiengfiao commented […] The post Wil Dasovich On ‘Sinayang Serye’ Memes That Alodia Gosiengfia Started appeared first on Philippine News.
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How these women train for a Marathon
If there's one thing the pandemic made many people realize, it's that the freedom to move around unhampered was one that was taken for granted. At the height of the lockdowns when exercising outdoors was limited to a small radius relative to one's home, runners like Angie Limbaco had to content themselves with sprinting up and down multiple flights of stairs in their condo. The public relations practitioner is also a long-distance runner who has joined and completed a number of international marathons. Pre-pandemic, her running coach, Ken Mendola (Instagram: ken_mendola), prepared her for the grueling task of completing a full, 42-km marathon. Once restrictions were loosened, L...Keep on reading: How these women train for a Marathon
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Over 1,700 train commuters with no proof of vax were denied rides—DOTr
MANILA, Philippines --- The Metro Manila public rail system banned more than 1,700 commuter train commuters from getting onto the trains after they failed to show proof of vaccination on the first day of the "no vaccination, no ride" policy on Monday, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced on Tuesday. DOTr Undersecretary for Railways TJ Batan said that a total of 1,749 commuters tried to board MRT, LRT-1 and 2, and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) without showing proof of their vaccination. Of the total number of violators, most were recorded at MRT-3 stations with 1,204; LRT-1 stations, 401; LRT-2 stations, 136; and eight other violators in PNR stations. "H...Keep on reading: Over 1,700 train commuters with no proof of vax were denied rides—DOTr
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Expert cites need to ‘reimmunize’ whenever there’s new concerning variant
MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippines may need to "reimmunize" the public every time there is a concerning variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19, a vaccine expert said Tuesday. Dr. Mario Jiz, head of the Immunology Department at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine and a member of the country's Vaccine Expert Panel (VEP), noted that the current vaccines we have are those developed against the original SARS-CoV-2 variant that was discovered in Wuhan, China in late 2019. "What we have seen in these circulating human coronaviruses is that pwede tayong magkasipon ulit after one year or so kasi bumababa ang ating immunity to that, so if ganoon ang pattern ng...Keep on reading: Expert cites need to ‘reimmunize’ whenever there’s new concerning variant
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DepEd recommends 'progressive' expansion of limited face-to-face classes
The Department of Education (DepEd) has proposed the "progressive expansion" of limited face-to-face classes in areas placed under Alert Levels 1 and 2, but added that they will seek input from other agencies as well as from students' parents before allowing in-person classes in more schools.
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Philippine jobless figure seen returning to pre-crisis level only by 2023
In 2023, ILO see the number of jobless Filipinos easing to 1 million.
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Comelec: 10 presidential candidates, including Bongbong Marcos, in 2022 polls ballot
The official ballot for the 2022 national elections will contain 10 names of presidential candidates, including Partido Federal ng Pilipinas bet Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. whose bid faces a slew of legal challenges at the Commission on Elections.
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Kathryn Bernardo goes on sushi date with Daniel Padilla: ‘Favorite day with my favorite person’
Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla once again brought "kilig" to their fans, giving them a glimpse of their Sunday sushi date. "My favorite day with my favorite person at our favorite restaurant. Sundate well spent!" she said, showing a series of wacky photos and a video clip of her date with Padilla, via her Instagram page yesterday, Jan. 17. "My heart (and tummy) is full!" The actress' time-lapse video of their meal shows them enjoying their food in what appears to be a traditional Japanese restaurant. Padilla was also seen putting food on Bernardo's plate. Fellow celebrities including Joshua Garcia and Ruffa Gutierrez greeted the couple. Iza Calzado and Alyssa Valdez rec...Keep on reading: Kathryn Bernardo goes on sushi date with Daniel Padilla: ‘Favorite day with my favorite person’
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Peru says oil spill affects at least 2 kilometers of Pacific coast, beaches
LIMA --- At least two kilometers of Peru's central coast and two beaches were dirtied by oil spilled from a discharge ship rocked by waves caused by the eruption of a volcano in Tonga, Environment Minister Ruben Ramirez said on Monday. The ministry supervised cleaning of the area in the coastal district of Ventanilla, where the spill happened on Sunday during unloading of crude oil from the ship to supply the La Pampilla refinery, owned by the Spanish company Repsol. Earlier, the National Institute of Civil Defense (Indeci) and the emergency center of the Ministry of Energy and Mines said in a statement that high tides recorded in Ventanilla, as a result of the volcano's erupti...Keep on reading: Peru says oil spill affects at least 2 kilometers of Pacific coast, beaches
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China’s Tianjin reports fewer COVID-19 cases as its outbreak shows sign of easing
BEIJING --- The Chinese municipality of Tianjin reported fewer COVID-19 cases on Tuesday as its outbreak showed early signs of easing, while the daily case count in the city of Anyang hit a record. Tianjin, a key port in the northern China, reported 18 domestically transmitted cases with confirmed symptoms for Monday, the National Health Commission (NHC) data showed on Tuesday. That marks the lowest daily number in a week. NHC official He Qinghua said on Saturday the risk of the Tianjin outbreak spreading to other areas was gradually declining, as new cases in the past three days were mainly in people who had been quarantined. Assembly plants for Volkswagen and Toyota in Tia...Keep on reading: China’s Tianjin reports fewer COVID-19 cases as its outbreak shows sign of easing
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Spider-Man wears Prada: Tom Holland is fashion brand's new campaign hero
“Spider-Man: No Way Home” lead actor Tom Holland is the star of the Spring/Summer 2022 campaign of Italian fashion house Prada.
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‘Ziggy Stardust,’ ‘Transformer’: Classic rock albums turning 50 this 2022
There must have been something in the water in 1972. There almost certainly was for these guys. It was a year that spawned several instant Americana classics, and one that was seemingly beamed down from outer space, that came to define rock music and set the template for the sexy, seedy decade to come. 'Exile On Main St.' by The Rolling Stones For guitarist Keith Richards, it was the definitive Stones record. Fleeing the British tax authorities, the group settled into the rambling Nellcote villa on the Cote d'Azur in southern France, got high and knocked out arguably their last truly great album. It is notable for lacking any standout pop hits, instead serving as a lov...Keep on reading: ‘Ziggy Stardust,’ ‘Transformer’: Classic rock albums turning 50 this 2022
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Legarda says gov’t should learn from previous disasters
    MANILA, Philippines -- Former Sen. Loren Legarda has urged the government to learn from previous disasters to ensure quick natural disaster response. She cited the report of Germany-based global reinsurer Munich Re, which indicated that Typhoon Odette inflicted the second-biggest number of fatalities among the world's natural disasters in 2021. She said this calls for the immediate upgrade of the government disaster preparedness system. "As a country that is often visited by typhoons, which now bring heavier rains and stronger winds, disaster preparedness systems should now be in place and continuously upgraded to be able to protect our communities from e...Keep on reading: Legarda says gov’t should learn from previous disasters
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Mix ‘n Match with KFC’s ‘Your Combo. Your Zinger.’
What this still-raging pandemic has taught us well--- as we value our personal space, we also put a personal touch to everything that we do. We customize our lifestyle according to the needs of these challenging times-- from choosing what clothes to wear, designing our own rooms, and planning what our day would be like.   Wouldn't it be great if we can apply this same flexibility to our limited food choices, the way we want it, how we want it? So start your year with an extra zing with KFC's "Your Combo. Your Zinger." and customize your combo just as you like it. You can make your own unique combo with your choice of a regular side (fries, mashed potato, or butter...Keep on reading: Mix ‘n Match with KFC’s ‘Your Combo. Your Zinger.’
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Pangilinan asks gov’t to scrap ‘no vax, no ride’ rule; Lacson urges further study
MANILA, Philippines--- Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan on Tuesday asked the government to end its "no vaccination, no ride" policy supposedly intended to curb the spread of COVID-19. "Magiging source lang ng paninikil at pang-aabuso. Hindi solusyon sa COVID-19 ang panggigipit at pananakot," Pangilinan said in a text message as the government began implementing the policy this week. (It will only lead to oppression and abuse. COVID-19 cannot be solved through harassment and intimidation.) Instead of completely halting it, presidential aspirant Senator Panfilo Lacson urged the government to take a "second hard look" at this new policy. "Not stop but take a second hard loo...Keep on reading: Pangilinan asks gov’t to scrap ‘no vax, no ride’ rule; Lacson urges further study
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COVID-19 numbers understated, underreported, DOH admits
MANILA, Philippines --- Despite logging high number of coronavirus cases, the actual COVID-19 numbers remain to be understated, the Department of Health (DOH) said Tuesday. Dr.AletheaDe Guzman, director of the Epidemiology Bureau of theDOH, said that current COVID-19 numbers reported are predominantly based on RT-PCR tests, and not antigen tests. Marikina Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo, who was also infected by COVID-19, said that in her household, six members contracted the disease. Of this number, only two were confirmed through RT-PCR test while the rest tested positive through antigen test. "Would you agree with me that the COVID numbers are really just understated?" Quimbo aske...Keep on reading: COVID-19 numbers understated, underreported, DOH admits
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