Mga remedial program palaganapin para sa face-to-face class

Bagama’t isang mahalagang hakbang sa pagbabalik normal ng edukasyon ang marahang pagbabalik sa face-to-face classes, nais bigyang diin ng inyong lingkod bilang Chairman ng Senate Committee on Basic Education, Arts and Culture na dapat magpatupad ng remedial programs upang makahabol ang mga mag-aaral sa kanilang mga aralin.

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De Guzman papasiklab sa Champions League
MAGPAPASIKLABAN na ang pitong team sa pangunguna ng patok na John Vic De Guzman-led Go For Gold-Air Force Aguilas sa inaugural Philippine National Volleyball Federation Champions League men's division ngayong Lunes sa Aquamarine Reacreational Center sa Lipa, Batangas. The post De Guzman papasiklab sa Champions League first appeared on Abante.
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Lowry, Miami hinilo Chicago
SUMANDAL sa balanseng atake na nirendahan ni Kyle Lowry ang Miami para kubrahin ang 107-104 panalo laban sa Bulls sa 2021-22 NBA regular season game sa Chicago Sabado. The post Lowry, Miami hinilo Chicago first appeared on Abante.
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Santiago, Medics winalis Queenseis
PUMOSTE lang ng anim na puntos si Alyja Daphne ‘Jaja’ Santiago, pero sapat na upang maayudahang walisin ng Saitama Ageo Medics ang Toyota Auto Body Queenseis, 25-21, 25-21, 25-23, sa Japan’s 28th Division 1 Women's V.League 2021-22 regular round Linggo ng hapon sa Kawagoe Sports Park General Gymnasium sa Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecure. The post Santiago, Medics winalis Queenseis first appeared on Abante.
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DSWD may 4Ps filmmaking contest
Binuksan ng Department of Social Welfare and Development in Caraga (DSWD-1) ang Short Documentary Filmmaking Contest 2021 na tututok sa Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). The post DSWD may 4Ps filmmaking contest first appeared on Abante.
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Fronda, San Juan kampeon ng PCAP
SINIKWAT ng San Juan Predators ang titulo ng 1st Professional Chess Association of the Philippines 2021 Open (3rd) Conference nang pisakin ang Iloilo Kisela Knights sa two-leg grand finals, 19-2 at 11.5-9.5 via chess.com platform Sabado ng gabi. The post Fronda, San Juan kampeon ng PCAP first appeared on Abante.
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Jennylyn Mercado, Dennis Trillo Finally Announce Baby’s Gender
Jennylyn Mercado, Dennis Trillo Revealed The Gender of Their Child JENNYLYN MERCADO – Newlywed couple Jennylyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo finally announced the gender of their baby. Kapuso couple Jennylyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo has been together for several years. They have their respective sons from their previous relationship. Jennylyn has Alex with Patrick Garcia […] The post Jennylyn Mercado, Dennis Trillo Finally Announce Baby’s Gender appeared first on Philippine News.
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Advincula tatanggap ng sagradong pallium sa Vatican
Tatanggap ng sagradong pallium mula sa Vatican si Manila Archbishop Jose Cardinal Advincula sa sa darating na Disyembre 8. The post Advincula tatanggap ng sagradong pallium sa Vatican first appeared on Abante.
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Green garahe ng 1 linggo
MATETENGGA ng hindi bababa sa isang linggo si Houston Rockets rookie Jalen Green dahil sa tinamong strained left hamstring injury, ayon kay Sabado coach Stephen Silas. The post Green garahe ng 1 linggo first appeared on Abante.
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Panabong kinantahan nina Empania, Tose
DUMAAN sa matinding proseso ng paghahanda sina Engr. Don Jerome Empania at Edwin Tose ng Star GF upang masungkit ang kampeonato sa naganap na "Basagan ng Pula" 12-Stag Derby na napanood sa WPC Online Sabong. The post Panabong kinantahan nina Empania, Tose first appeared on Abante.
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Pondo sa early childhood education dapat dagdagan
Mahalaga na matutukan natin ang pag-aaral ng mga bata sa murang edad pa lamang dahil ito ang magsisilbing pundasyon ng kanilang pagkatuto. Ngunit naging hadlang ang pandemya sa paghahatid ng serbisyong may kinalaman sa early childhood care and development. At ngayon ay ikinababahala pa natin ang pagbaba ng pondo ng Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) Council, lalo na’t ang mapipinsala dito ay ang long-term development ng mga kabataang mag-aaral. The post Pondo sa early childhood education dapat dagdagan first appeared on Abante.
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Umamin sa tunay na pagkatao
Napanaginipan ko na umamin na raw ako sa pamilya ko sa kung ano ang tunay kong kasarihan. Sa panaginip ko, hindi ko maalala kung ano ang naging sagot ng pamilya ko e. Pero nakita ko na tinanggap naman nila kung ako. Kaya tuwang-tuwa rin ako kahit noong nagising na ako at hiniling ko talaga na hindi lang hanggang sa panaginip ‘yun. The post Umamin sa tunay na pagkatao first appeared on Abante.
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Kylie Padilla’s Interview W/ Dad Robin Elicits Reaction From Liezl Sicangco
Liezl Sicangco’s Reaction After Watching daughter Kylie Padilla’s interview W/ dad Robin Padilla KYLIE PADILLA – Here’s Liezl Sicangco’s reaction after watching daughter Kylie Padilla’s interview with dad Robin Padilla. It was the Bad Boy of Philippine showbiz Robin Padilla who disclosed to the public that his daughter Kylie Padilla and actor Aljur Abrenica are […] The post Kylie Padilla’s Interview W/ Dad Robin Elicits Reaction From Liezl Sicangco appeared first on Philippine News.
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Indonesia bans arrivals from 8 African countries to curb Omicron variant–document
  JAKARTA -- Indonesia will ban the arrival of travelers who have been in eight African countries, to curb the spread of the new Omicron variant of COVID-19, an official document showed on Sunday. Indonesia, home to popular tourist island Bali, will not allow people who have been in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique, Eswatini or Nigeria in the past 14 days. The restriction takes effect on Monday, the document says. Delegates attending G20 meetings, which Indonesia chairs, will not be affected by the ban. RELATED STORIES New COVID variant Omicron triggers global alarm, market sell-off What is known so far about new COVID-19 varian...Keep on reading: Indonesia bans arrivals from 8 African countries to curb Omicron variant–document
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National director is ‘big sister’ to Miss FIT Philippines candidates
MANILA, Philippines --- Chelsea Fernandez is an accomplished pageant queen, with crowns upon crowns from different competitions stacked on her head. But this time, she has found herself on the other side of the table as the national director of the Miss FIT Philippines contest, now on its second year. "It's really a great feeling. I was just a candidate before, then I became a winner, and now I am the national director of one of the national pageants in the Philippines," Fernandez told the Inquirer at the sidelines of the pageant's swimsuit show and media presentation held recently at Palazzo Verde in Las Pias City. Fernandez is the reigning Miss Bikini Philippines, and also wo...Keep on reading: National director is ‘big sister’ to Miss FIT Philippines candidates
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Tarlac reports zero new COVID-19 cases
    MABALACAT CITY, Pampanga -- Tarlac registered zero new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, November 27, the provincial government said in its latest bulletin. Not a single new case was registered in the capital Tarlac City and in the 17 towns of the province as active cases stood at 109. On Thursday, November 25, Tarlac also registered zero new COVID-19 cases. The towns of Pura and Ramos are currently free of COVID-19 while Anao and San Clemente have a single case each. Tarlac City has the most active cases at 28, followed by Capas with 19, and Paniqui with 13. Residents of Tarlac have expressed gladness over the significant drop in COVID-19 cases in the pr...Keep on reading: Tarlac reports zero new COVID-19 cases
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Man City will be his only Premier League club, Guardiola says
Pep Guardiola will not manage a Premier League team other than Manchester City and he wants to stay with the Etihad club as long as possible, the 50-year-old said. Guardiola took over at City in 2016 and has led the club to three Premier League titles and the FA Cup. The Spaniard's contract is due to expire in 2023. Guardiola said he would like to lead a national team at a World Cup one day. Asked if he would consider coaching the England national team, Guardiola hailed Gareth Southgate for his work with the Three Lions. "I would love, I said many times, when I finish here, the pleasure to lead a team at a World Cup. But it is not easy to find it. There are only a few pos...Keep on reading: Man City will be his only Premier League club, Guardiola says
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China study warns of ‘colossal’ COVID-19 outbreak if it opens up like US, France
  BEIJING -- China could face more than 630,000 COVID-19 infections a day if it dropped its zero-tolerance policies by lifting travel curbs, according to a study by Peking University mathematicians. In the report published in China CDC Weekly by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the mathematicians said China could not afford to lift travel restrictions without more efficient vaccinations or specific treatments. Using data for August from the United States, Britain, Spain, France and Israel, the mathematicians assessed the potential results if China adopted the same pandemic control tactics as those countries. China's daily new cases would reach a...Keep on reading: China study warns of ‘colossal’ COVID-19 outbreak if it opens up like US, France
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New Zealand politician cycles to hospital in labor, gives birth
  MELBOURNE -- New Zealand Member of Parliament Julie Anne Genter got on her bicycle early on Sunday and headed to the hospital. She was already in labor and she gave birth an hour later. "Big news!" the Greens politician posted on her Facebook page a few hours later. "At 3.04am this morning we welcomed the newest member of our family. I genuinely wasn't planning to cycle in labour, but it did end up happening."     https://www.facebook.com/195454263800226/posts/4916210785057860/?d=n   The island nation of 5 million already has a reputation for down-to-earth politicians. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern famously took maternity leave while in offi...Keep on reading: New Zealand politician cycles to hospital in labor, gives birth
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Repatriated OFWs amid COVID-19 pandemic breach 800,000-mark
MANILA, Philippines --- More than 800,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have returned to the Philippines since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III reported on Sunday. "Many of our OFWs became helpless when the pandemic struck and so the government launched a massive repatriation drive never done before," Bello said in a statement. Citing records of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, Bello said that as of November 28, a total of 809,374 OFWs were transported back to their home regions after undergoing quarantine protocols and receiving assistance from the government. According to the Department of Labor and Employment, most of the ...Keep on reading: Repatriated OFWs amid COVID-19 pandemic breach 800,000-mark
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Joel Embiid returns but Timberwolves edge Sixers in double overtime
Taurean Prince hit a layup with 4.8 seconds left in double overtime to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves past the host Philadelphia 76ers 121-120 on Saturday. D'Angelo Russell led the Timberwolves with 35 points while Karl-Anthony Towns added 28 points and 10 rebounds before fouling out. Anthony Edwards contributed 19 points and Naz Reid had 13. Jarred Vanderbilt swept 14 rebounds. Joel Embiid returned from a three-week COVID-19 absence to produce 42 points and 14 rebounds for the Sixers. Embiid had his shot blocked as time expired in the second overtime. https://twitter.com/NBA/status/1464791156848570373?s=20 Tobias Harris added 17 points, Tyrese Maxey had 15 and Seth Curr...Keep on reading: Joel Embiid returns but Timberwolves edge Sixers in double overtime
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Kyle Echarri Gets Emotional As He Gets Evicted From Pinoy Big Brother Season 10
Pinoy Big Brother Season 10: Kyle Echarri Gets Evicted From The Reality Show KYLE ECHARRI – After leaving the Pinoy Big Brother house, Kyle Echarri said that he’s grateful for the whole experience and getting the chance to meet and form a bond with his fellow housemates. Actor and singer Kyle Echarri made his first […] The post Kyle Echarri Gets Emotional As He Gets Evicted From Pinoy Big Brother Season 10 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Guatemalan stowaway survives flight to Miami hidden in plane’s landing gear
  A Guatemalan stowaway hidden in the landing gear compartment of an American Airlines jet survived a flight on Saturday from his home country to Miami, where he was turned over to U.S. immigration officials and taken to a hospital for evaluation. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency confirmed the incident in a statement initially cited by Miami-based television station WTVJ, which posted video taken of the man at Miami International Airport shortly after the plane landed. The video, attributed to the social media page "Only in Dade" on Instagram, showed the stowaway appearing dazed but otherwise unharmed, sitting on the tarmac beside the plane - dressed in blu...Keep on reading: Guatemalan stowaway survives flight to Miami hidden in plane’s landing gear
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Senate sergeant-at-arms wants Pharmally execs’ immediate transfer to Pasay jail
MANILA, Philippines --- Senate sergeant-at-arms General Rene Samonte wanted the immediate transfer of Pharmally executives Mohit Dargani and Linconn Ong to Pasay City Jail after Dargani failed to provide information on the location of the subpoenaed boxes containing the firm's financial records. Senator Richard Gordon, chair of the blue ribbon committee, on Sunday shared Samonte's text message regarding the boxes. "Hindi nakaalis kasi ayaw magbigay ng info kung saan pupunta, hindi daw nya alam kung nasaan - office or warehouse or residence. He was told that they can go to all three, pero ayaw pa din," Samonte said in a message to Gordon. (We did not leave because Dargani did not...Keep on reading: Senate sergeant-at-arms wants Pharmally execs’ immediate transfer to Pasay jail
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Celine Dion siblings pan offbeat biopic ‘Aline’: ‘That’s not our life’
Celine Dion's brother and sister have trashed the offbeat biopic "Aline: The Voice of Love," inspired by the singer's rise from child stardom to queen of soft rock and set to be released in theaters in her native Canada on Friday, Nov. 26. "I don't recognize the language, I don't recognize my family, I don't recognize our roots," Claudette Dion, the Grammy-Award winner's sister, told popular Quebec radio show "La Semaine des 4 Julie" Tuesday evening. She and brother Michel Dion, who appeared as guests on the show, said the "humor misses the mark," several scenes "went too far" and they accused Valerie Lemercier, who directs and stars in the film, of wildly distorting their famo...Keep on reading: Celine Dion siblings pan offbeat biopic ‘Aline’: ‘That’s not our life’
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No Hong Kong travel ban yet amid COVID-19 Omicron variant threat — NTF
  MANILA, Philippines --- The National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 on Sunday clarified that inbound Hong Kong flights are still allowed since it is not yet included in the travel ban list amid the threat of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. "The NTF wishes to clarify that the inclusion of Hong Kong flights as part of inbound international flights temporarily suspended due to the emergence of the Omicron variant is not yet final," the NTF said in a statement. The agency said that it is waiting for the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases' final recommendation on the matter. "We await the formal announcement from the IATF following a...Keep on reading: No Hong Kong travel ban yet amid COVID-19 Omicron variant threat — NTF
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Taliban regime won’t ‘interfere’ in other countries’ affairs–PM
  KABUL -- The Taliban co-founder and now prime minister of Afghanistan Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund pledged Saturday that his government will "not interfere" in other countries' internal affairs, and urged international charities to continue offering aid to the war-ravaged country. Hassan's audio speech broadcast on state television -- his first address to the nation since the Taliban seized power in August -- came ahead of next week's meeting between the United States and the Taliban in Doha. "We assure all the countries that we will not interfere in their internal affairs and we want to have good economic relations with them," said Hassan in a ...Keep on reading: Taliban regime won’t ‘interfere’ in other countries’ affairs–PM
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Butler leads smothering Heat defense to beat Bulls
Gabe Vincent came off the bench to score 20 points as the Miami Heat combined balanced offense and stifling defense to end their four-game road swing with a 107-104 defeat of the Chicago Bulls on Saturday. The Heat forced the Bulls into 22 turnovers, which Miami converted into 21 points. Coupled with holding Chicago to just 38-of-81 shooting from the floor, including 11-of-39 from 3-point range, the Heat rode their defense to a win that salvaged a .500 mark on the road trip. https://twitter.com/NBA/status/1464795031450050560?s=20 Jimmy Butler keyed the Heat's turnover generation with five steals. The two sides went back-and-forth throughout the night, but Miami went on an...Keep on reading: Butler leads smothering Heat defense to beat Bulls
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LOOK: Cherry Pie Picache, Edu Manzano go sailing together in Florida
Edu Manzano and Cherry Pie Picache set sail to the open seas for a boating trip in Florida, United States, more than a week since they confirmed their relationship. The actress gave fans a glimpse of her getaway with Manzano on her Instagram page yesterday, Nov. 27. The couple can be seen posing together on a boat, bonding with some friends and eating with other companions in the city of Winter Haven in Florida. "My Winter Haven, Florida visit was definitely heavenly! It was so nice to touch base with dearest friends who have become family," she said.   View this post on Instagram   A post share...Keep on reading: LOOK: Cherry Pie Picache, Edu Manzano go sailing together in Florida
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For Americans, convenience of buy-now-pay-later services come with risks
            NEW YORK -- Krista Michels can't get enough of the online services that allow American shoppers to pay for everything from Christmas presents to monthly bills without fees, known as "buy now, pay later."     "I'm kind of addicted now," said the young mother in Washington state.     She first turned to these solutions offered at check-out stores or online to rebuild her credit rating, which was too low to access a traditional credit card.     Michels now uses them whenever possible, at the supermarket or to pay her internet bills.     Startups like Af...Keep on reading: For Americans, convenience of buy-now-pay-later services come with risks
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4 Zambales towns log zero COVID-19 cases
SAN ANTONIO, Zambales -- Four of the 13 towns of this province logged zero COVID-19 cases on Sunday, November 28. Data from the provincial health office revealed that there were no active cases left in the towns of Subic, San Antonio, Palauig and San Felipe. The active cases in the province are now down to 40 as only one new case was recorded; meanwhile, two patients have already recovered from the disease on Saturday, November 27. Since the pandemic started, the province has logged 9,830 COVID-19 cases, 9,576 of which recovered and 600 died. At least 212,232 residents in the province were vaccinated against the viral disease, 133,324 of which already received the complete do...Keep on reading: 4 Zambales towns log zero COVID-19 cases
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Lenovo Z6 Pro Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
Here’s The Complete List of Specifications, Features, & Price of the Lenovo Z6 Pro The Lenovo Z6 Pro was released on April 23, 2019. The smartphone was launched in Blue/Green and Red colors. It is powered by a 4000 mAh Li-Po battery (non-removable) + fast charging 18W. Body & Display: The dimension of the Lenovo […] The post Lenovo Z6 Pro Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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South Africa dismayed at ‘punishment’ for honesty over Omicron variant
JOHANNESBURG -- South Africa, whose citizens have suddenly become persona-non-grata around the world after the discovery of a new Covid variant in the country, says it is being "punished" and unfairly treated for sounding the alarm. The government in the country worst-hit by the pandemic on the continent, is seething over the stigma it has suffered in the past 48 hours for being the bearer of bad news. The decision by many countries around the world to ban flights from southern Africa following the discovery of the variant, named Omicron, "is akin to punishing South Africa for its advanced genomic sequencing and the ability to detect new variants quicker," t...Keep on reading: South Africa dismayed at ‘punishment’ for honesty over Omicron variant
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Sweet 16: Suns’ hot streak continues with win over Nets
Devin Booker scored 30 points as the Phoenix Suns never trailed, survived a late comeback attempt by the Brooklyn Nets and pushed their winning streak to 16 games with a 113-107 victory Saturday night. The Suns are on their second-longest winning streak in team history. Phoenix can match the 2006-07 team for the longest winning streak in franchise lore by beating the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday. Booker shot 9 of 18 from the field and hit four 3-pointers. He did most of his scoring in the first and third quarters. Chris Paul added 22 points, eight assists and five rebounds. Paul shot 9 of 19 and notched his 5,000th career rebound in the second. https://twitter.com/NBA...Keep on reading: Sweet 16: Suns’ hot streak continues with win over Nets
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Hong Kong protest film wins at Chinese-language ‘Oscars’
TAIPEI --- A documentary about pro-democracyprotests inHongKongwon a high-profile award at the Golden Horse Awards, theChinese-speaking world's version of the Oscars, in Taiwan on Saturday. Kiwi Chow's "Revolution of Our Times" was named best documentary, prompting a long round of applause and shouts of support forHongKongfrom audience members at the glitzy event in Taipei. Chow, who sent a pre-recorded message fromHongKongexpressing thanks for the award, dedicated thefilmtoHongKong's people, saying he hoped it would bring them some comfort. "I cried a lot when I produced thisfilm; several times I comforted myself with thisfilm, to express my anger, hatred, to face my fe...Keep on reading: Hong Kong protest film wins at Chinese-language ‘Oscars’
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Madonna criticizes Instagram for taking down photos exposing her nipple
Madonna called out social media platform Instagram after it took down photos of her with a "small portion" of her nipple exposed, without notifying her. The "Queen of Pop" expressed her dismay towards the platform by reposting her photos, criticizing a "culture" wherein a woman's body is selectively censored, as seen on her Instagram page on Nov. 25. "It is still astounding to me that we live in a culture that allows every inch of a woman's body to be shown except a nipple," she said. "As if that is the only part of a woman's anatomy that could be sexualized." The post includes a photo of her posing on a bed, in a mesh bodysuit. This time, her previously exposed nipple is covered wi...Keep on reading: Madonna criticizes Instagram for taking down photos exposing her nipple
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  Myanmar’s Suu Kyi due to hear first verdict in junta trial
NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar -- Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to hear the verdict in her incitement trial on Tuesday, the first in a catalogue of judgements to be handed down in a junta court that could jail her for decades. The Nobel laureate has been detained since the generals ousted her government in the early hours of February 1, ending the Southeast Asian country's brief democratic interlude. More than 1,200 people have been killed and over 10,000 arrested in a crackdown on dissent, according to a local monitoring group. Suu Kyi faces three years in jail if found guilty of incitement against the military -- just one of the charges that an...Keep on reading:   Myanmar’s Suu Kyi due to hear first verdict in junta trial
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City of Manila: 75 sites open for 3-day national COVID-19 vaccination drive
  MANILA, Philippines --- The City of Manila will open 75 COVID-19 vaccination sites during the national government's three-day national vaccination day from November 29 to December 1. In a statement on Sunday, the local government said that administration of the first, second, and booster doses for all priority groups will be conducted during the three-day event dubbed "Bayanihan, Bakunahan." Inoculation will be done in 44 district health centers, 18 community school sites, six district hospitals, three schools, and four mall sites. The city government reminded vaccinees, residents or non-residents, to present their printed waiver form or quick response (QR) code fo...Keep on reading: City of Manila: 75 sites open for 3-day national COVID-19 vaccination drive
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Barbados to become a republic, replacing British queen
BRIDGETOWN -- Barbados is about to cut ties with the British monarchy, but the legacy of a sometimes brutal colonial past and the pandemic's impact on tourism pose major challenges for the Caribbean island as it becomes the world's newest republic. Famed for its beaches and love of cricket, Barbados will this week replace its head of state, Queen Elizabeth II, with her current representative, Governor General Sandra Mason. Ceremonies on Monday evening into Tuesday will include military parades and celebrations as Mason is inaugurated as president, with Prince Charles -- heir to the British throne -- looking on. The dawn of a new era has fueled debate amon...Keep on reading: Barbados to become a republic, replacing British queen
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Laos hopes for economic boost from Chinese-built railway
BANGKOK -- A new $6 billion Chinese-built railway line opens in Laos this week, bringing hopes of an economic boost to the reclusive nation, but experts are questioning the benefits of a project that has seen thousands of farmers evicted from their land. The 414-kilometer (260-mile) route, due to open on December 3, took five years to construct under China's trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative, which funds infrastructure projects aimed at increasing Beijing's clout globally. READ: Laos-China railway almost 90% complete Struggling strawberry farmer Anouphon Phomhacsar is hoping the new railway will get his business back on track. His farm usu...Keep on reading: Laos hopes for economic boost from Chinese-built railway
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Kylie Padilla assures Robin she and Aljur are ‘OK,’ better off as friends
Kylie Padilla has opened up to her father Robin Padilla about her relationship with estranged husband Aljur Abrenica. She stressed that while she and Abrenica are now "okay," she believes they are better off as friends. Kylie discussed her separation from Abrenica in a conversation with Robin for her YouTube vlog yesterday, Nov. 27. While Robin did not state Abrenica's name, he asked his daughter, "Okay na kayo (Are you okay)?" "Okay na kami (We're okay), yes. Thank God!" Kylie answered. "Okay na po talaga, Pa, promise. Basta ang importante, okay kami [para] sa mga bata." (We're really okay, Pa, promise. What's important is we're okay for the kids.) When asked by Robin if sh...Keep on reading: Kylie Padilla assures Robin she and Aljur are ‘OK,’ better off as friends
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What is known so far about new COVID-19 variant Omicron
JOHANNESBURG -- South African scientists have discovered a new Covid-19 variant, Omicron, with multiple mutations that is thought to be highly contagious. The World Health Organization has designated it a variant of concern and many countries are racing to try and contain it, banning flights from southern Africa. Scientists are working round-the-clock to dissect the variant and try understand its behaviour. Here is a brief explainer of what is known so far about Omicron -- days after it emerged -- as shared by South African scientists. Origins     It is currently unclear where the variant originated from, but South African ...Keep on reading: What is known so far about new COVID-19 variant Omicron
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VIDEOS: Beatrice Luigi Gomez Leaves For Israel To Compete In Miss Universe 2021
Beatrice Luigi Gomez Flies to Israel for Miss Universe 2021 BEATRICE GOMEZ – Cebuana beauty queen Beatrice Luigi Gomez departed for Israel on Saturday, November 27, ahead of the highly-anticipated Miss Universe pageant. This year’s edition of the Miss Universe will be held in Israel in the city of Eilat. Beauty queens representing around eighty […] The post VIDEOS: Beatrice Luigi Gomez Leaves For Israel To Compete In Miss Universe 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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QC target: Immunize 150,000 in 3-day nat’l COVID-19 vaccination drive
  MANILA, Philippines --- Quezon City is eyeing to inoculate about 150,000 individuals against COVID-19 during the national government's three-day national vaccination drive from November 29 to December 1. "It's all systems go for Quezon City. We have tapped groups for additional medical workers and partnered with malls and establishments to have more sites. We want to maximize the three days allocated for this vaccination drive," Mayor Joy Belmonte said in a statement. The local government will use its current supply of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines which it procured in 2020. So far, it has received around 229,000 doses.     "Good thing that ...Keep on reading: QC target: Immunize 150,000 in 3-day nat’l COVID-19 vaccination drive
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UK takes new measures to slow Omicron coronavirus variant
  LONDON -- Britain announced new measures on Saturday to try to slow the spread of the newly identified Omicron coronavirus variant and a top health official said there was a "reasonable chance" that vaccines could be less effective against it. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said arrivals from all countries would have to self-isolate until receiving a negative result from a PCR test, that face masks must be worn in retail settings and it was time to step up booster jabs. "We need to buy time for our scientists to understand exactly what we are dealing with," he told a news conference. Johnson said those who had come into contact with people testing positive for a susp...Keep on reading: UK takes new measures to slow Omicron coronavirus variant
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‘Flash mob’ thieves target US retail stores on Black Friday
  LOS ANGELES -- Black Friday shoppers weren't the only ones out hunting for bargains on the day after Thanksgiving. Thieves were busy as well. Police in Los Angeles and cities elsewhere across the country spent much of their holiday weekend patrols looking for suspects in a spate of "flash mob" robberies on Friday, part of a surging U.S. crime trend in which groups of thieves swarm a store, ransack the shelves and flee. Authorities also have used the term "smash-and-grab" to describe the trend. At least two such robberies were reported on Saturday by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. A local television station,...Keep on reading: ‘Flash mob’ thieves target US retail stores on Black Friday
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Saudi Arabia to allow conditional entry ‘from all countries’ despite Omicron
    CAIRO -- Saudi Arabia will allow entry to travelers "from all countries" as long as they have received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine inside the kingdom, it said on Saturday, a day after suspending flights from seven African countries due to the Omicron variant. The ministry said the travellers would be allowed in from next Saturday and would need to quarantine for three days. It did not mention the flight suspensions. Saudi Arabia on Friday suspended flights to and from South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho and Eswatini due to concerns related to the Omicron coronavirus variant.  ...Keep on reading: Saudi Arabia to allow conditional entry ‘from all countries’ despite Omicron
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Switzerland adds Britain, Netherlands, three others to quarantine list
  ZURICH -- Switzerland on Saturday widened quarantine requirements to stem the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant to travelers arriving from Britain, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Egypt and Malawi, where cases have been detected, its health ministry said. On Friday, Switzerland banned direct flights from South Africa and the surrounding region due to the detection of a new COVID-19 variant, while also imposing restrictions on travel from other countries including Hong Kong, Israel and Belgium. Entry from those countries would only be possible for Swiss citizens or those with a residence permit in Switzerland or the broader Schengen area. Now, follo...Keep on reading: Switzerland adds Britain, Netherlands, three others to quarantine list
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OVP bringing Vaccine Express to Catanduanes on Dec. 1
    MANILA, Philippines --- The Office of the Vice President (OVP) will bring its COVID-19 vaccine express to Catanduanes on Wednesday, December 1. The vaccination initiative in Catanduanes coincides with the national government's three-day national vaccination drive from November 29 to December 1. "Sa December 1, nasa Catanduanes kami kasi mayroong pending request sa atin si Governor [Joseph] Cua na dalhin natin 'yung vaccine express du'n," Vice President Leni Robredo said during the BISErbisyong LENI radio program on Sunday. (On December 1, we'll go to Catanduanes because Governor Cua has a pending request to bring the vaccine express there.)  ...Keep on reading: OVP bringing Vaccine Express to Catanduanes on Dec. 1
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