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Wiped out of toilet paper? Here’s why
    UNITED STATES -- What does toilet paper have to do with a global pandemic? Nothing. Yet millions of people have been panicking about their household supply. Store shelves have been emptied. Amazon is often out of stock. And social media is bursting with jokes and pleas for a roll or two. The good news: Things are calming down, at least in the U.S., after a buying spree in mid-March. But it's not yet clear when --- if ever --- buying habits will get back to normal. Here's all you ever wanted to know about toilet paper during a pandemic: Why is toilet paper in short supply? One reason is because people are hoarding. Some were stockpiling last month in ...Keep on reading: Wiped out of toilet paper? Here’s why
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Rufus Wainwright and more performing for ‘Royal Albert Home’ sessions
The cultural institution Royal Albert Hall announced that it will remain closed until at least May 18, as more than 55,000 people have been tested positive for COVID-19 in the United Kingdom. Rufus Wainwright is set to perform. "We've been here for the nation for almost 150 years in good times and bad. We exist to be open, to entertain, to inspire. Our doors are made to be open to the world and so it goes against everything in our nature to close them. But these aren't normal times and we find ourselves in the unique situation where closing our doors is the best way to look after the world," Royal Albert Hall said in a statement at the time. The historic venue has now announced...Keep on reading: Rufus Wainwright and more performing for ‘Royal Albert Home’ sessions
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3D LOTTO RESULT April 10, 2020
3D LOTTO RESULT April 10, 2020 – The 3D Lotto draws are held today by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) at 11AM, 4PM, and 9PM and here are the results: 11am: No Draw4pm: No Draw9pm: No DrawSee UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT April 9, 2020 (updated every 11am, 4pm and 9pm) […] The post 3D LOTTO RESULT April 10, 2020 appeared first on Philippine News.
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16.8M Americans thrown out of work as economic toll rises
    NEW YORK --- A staggering 16.8 million Americans have been thrown onto the unemployment rolls in just three weeks, underscoring the terrifying speed with which the coronavirus outbreak has brought world economies to their knees. Meanwhile, world leaders and health officials fervently warned that the hard-won gains against the scourge must not be jeopardized by relaxing social distancing during Easter weekend, one of the busiest travel times of the year on the Continent. Authorities around Europe banned holiday travel and set up roadblocks. A spike in deaths in Britain and New York and surges of reported new infections in Japan and in India's congested cities...Keep on reading: 16.8M Americans thrown out of work as economic toll rises
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LOTTO RESULT April 10, 2020
LOTTO RESULT April 10, 2020 – Draws for 6/58 Ultra Lotto, 6/45 Mega Lotto LOTTO RESULT April 10, 2020 – Here is the official result of the 6/42 Lotto and 6/49 Super Lotto draw for today,Friday, April 10, 2020. Due to the declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte of the Enhanced Community Quarantine PCSO Suspends Lottery […] The post LOTTO RESULT April 10, 2020 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Radiohead announces weekly archival streaming series
British band Radiohead launched the Radiohead Public Library earlier this year, offering privileged access to music videos, live TV performances and full-length concerts as well as their quarterly w.a.s.t.e. newsletters. "Radiohead.com has always been infuriatingly uninformative and unpredictable. We have now, predictably, made it incredibly informative. We present: the RADIOHEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY," they tweeted back in January to announce the Radiohead Public Library. https://twitter.com/radiohead/status/1219198732098510848?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1219198732098510848&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Feditorializer.relaxnews.com%2Fen%2Fselect%2Fmyall%2Frelax%3...Keep on reading: Radiohead announces weekly archival streaming series
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Monica Bellucci among 350 celebs to band together for coronavirus charity ‘sing-along’
A raft of singers, actors, journalists, television hosts, athletes comprising more than 300 celebrities in total have joined together in song to raise funds for the Fondation des Hpitaux de Paris / Hpitaux de France. This is in a bid to garner more financial support for doctors, aid and healthcare workers at those hospitals fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The coronavirus disease, which has so far claimed more 10,000 lives across France, with over 100,000 reported cases there, has hit the country hard, where a lock-down has so-far failed to slow the spread, and where the infection rate is still currently rising, despite several stringent 'lock-down' measures recently implemented by...Keep on reading: Monica Bellucci among 350 celebs to band together for coronavirus charity ‘sing-along’
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Collapsology: Is this the end of civilization as we know it?
"The world will never be the same again," has been the oft-repeated refrain since the coronavirus brought the global economy to a juddering halt. For many it has shown how fragile our civilisation is. The crisis has come as a new movement called "collapsology," which warns of the possible collapse of our societies as we know them, is gaining ground. With climate change exposing how unsustainable the economic and social model based on fossil fuels is, they fear orthodox thinking may be speeding us to our doom. The theory first emerged from France's Momentum Institute, and was popularised by a 2015 book, "How Everything Can Collapse". Some of its supporters, like former ...Keep on reading: Collapsology: Is this the end of civilization as we know it?
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Manila LGU to start distributing rice subsidies next week
MANILA, Philippines -- The local government unit (LGU) of Manila may start distributing rice subsidies starting next week, City Mayor Isko Moreno revealed on Thursday night. Moreno said this after inspecting a rice storage facility in the Pritil Market in Tondo, Manila, where sacks of rice procured from the National Food Authority (NFA) were placed. He said Manila has purchased at least 50,000 sacks of rice, or about to 2.5 million kilograms. "We are trying to accumulate basic goods and particularly rice, so we entered into a contract with NFA about two weeks ago, and we are now doing some storing in our facilities, hoping in our own little way, to extend food assistance to ...Keep on reading: Manila LGU to start distributing rice subsidies next week
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Quezon City vows to start COVID-19 community tests next week
MANILA, Philippines --- Quezon City's community-based testing for COVID-19 infection will start next week, the city's health officials announced Thursday. The local government's health department chief, Dr. Esperenza Arias, said they are looking to start with an initial 1,300 tests in areas with the highest concentration of COVID-19 cases. As of Thursday, there are 670 people in Quezon City who are infected with COVID-19. Of this, 480 are deemed "active" by the local government as these are patients still undergoing treatment. The rest, meanwhile, are either recuperating, recovered, or dead, according to the local government. The local health department also noted that most of t...Keep on reading: Quezon City vows to start COVID-19 community tests next week
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PBA celebrates 45th anniversary in silence
MANILA, Philippines---The PBA has to forego its 45th anniversary with Luzon still under enhanced community quarantine due to the grip of COVID-19. With 45 years being a milestone, celebrating it in normal circumstances would've been a given but league commissioner Willie Marcial said that with the country in a health crisis, there's no way a celebration will be pulled off. "It's disappointing because we've had a lot of programs and gimmicks laid out for the 45th year of the PBA," said Marcial in Filipino in a report from the league's official website. The ECQ was put in place to curb the effects of the virus and prevent it from spreading to more people. Marcial said that ...Keep on reading: PBA celebrates 45th anniversary in silence
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COVID-19 Watch: Albay man, relative of Bicol’s first fatality bring cases in Bicol to 16
  GUINOBATAN, Albay---Two new patients in Bicol tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Thursday (April 9), according to the Department of Health in Bicol. A 60-year-old man in Tagas village in Daraga town in Albay tested positive after showing symptoms since March 20. Provincial Health Office head Dr. Antonio Ludovice told Inquirer that the patient was swabbed on March 30 by the Provincial Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (PESU) at a hospital in Daraga. "He was admitted on March 28 and was transferred to Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital on March 30," Ludovice said. Daraga town Mayor Victor Perete has ordered the lockdown of the patie...Keep on reading: COVID-19 Watch: Albay man, relative of Bicol’s first fatality bring cases in Bicol to 16
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San Miguel donates flour for pandesal production
Conglomerate San Miguel Corp. is deploying flour to local government units (LGUs) and bakeries around Metro Manila to help keep small businesses afloat and ensure food supply to communities in need. SMC has so far donated over 8,400 sacks of flour to LGUs and bakers, enough to produce about 13.44 million pieces of pandesal. A 25-kilogram bag of flour can make about 1,600 pieces of pandesal. SMC president and chief operating officer Ramon S. Ang said the donation of flour, the main ingredient in making bread, would supplement the food rations of LGUs and provide added nutrition to citizens amid the COVID-19 pandemic. "The local government units need all the support they ca...Keep on reading: San Miguel donates flour for pandesal production
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Maundy Thursday Prayer – Holy Week 2020
Holy Week 2020: Maundy Thursday Prayer MAUNDY THURSDAY PRAYER – Here is a guide on a prayer to the Almighty God this Thursday of the Holy Week 2020. Currently, we are on the Holy Week from April 6, 2020 to April 12, 2020. Filipinos are religious by nature and many usually join the activities of […] The post Maundy Thursday Prayer – Holy Week 2020 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Dead 23-day-old baby from Batangas tested positive for COVID-19
MANILA, Philippines --- A 23-day-old baby boy from Lipa City, Batangas, who died Sunday, April 5, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). He is possibly the youngest victim of the infectious respiratory disease in the country. Lipa City Mayor Eric Africa announced Thursday in his official Facebook Page that the infant from Brgy. Lodlod tested positive for COVID-19 citing the result obtained from the Department of Health (DOH) four days after the baby's death. "Please pray for the soul of their Little Angel," Africa wrote. https://www.facebook.com/EricAfricaPage/posts/3522989847727466 On Thursday afternoon, DOH reported 206 additional cases of COVID-19, bri...Keep on reading: Dead 23-day-old baby from Batangas tested positive for COVID-19
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Curious About Intermittent Fasting? Now Might Be A Good Time To Try It
I had been wanting to try intermittent fasting for years now, but it was always an immediate no for me. I didn't want to go through the adjustment period of feeling weak and hungry while I had to deal with high-pressure work situations. Since I started staying at home due to this coronavirus pandemic, I had no excuse to not try it, and I'm so glad I did. I started practicing intermittent fasting or IF, with the guidance of my coach, Gib Osbert Ang (@ozcustomizedtraining). A few weeks into this, not only am I experiencing all the benefits I'm about to mention below, but it is also helping me stay disciplined---maintaining a routine and keeping me from constantly snacking. With this...Keep on reading: Curious About Intermittent Fasting? Now Might Be A Good Time To Try It
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COVID-19 crisis: House panel backs temporary freedom for ‘qualified’ detainees
  MANILA, Philippines --- A House panel is recommending the temporary release of "qualified" persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) to address the congestion in jails and detention facilities amid the COVID-19 threat. The House Committee on Justice submitted their recommendation to the Peace and Order Cluster of the Defeat COVID-19 Committee (DCC) of the House of Representatives on April 6. "The recommendation was submitted to the Peace and Order Cluster, which drafted its report to be submitted to the Speaker as Chair of the Defeat COVID-19 Committee," said AKO BICOL Rep. Alfredo Garbin, vice-chairperson of the House's justice committee. In a document obtained by INQUIRER.n...Keep on reading: COVID-19 crisis: House panel backs temporary freedom for ‘qualified’ detainees
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Fire at Moscow retirement home kills 4, leaves 16 injured
MOSCOW --- A fire in a retirement home in Moscow killed four people and injured 16 others but firefighters managed to rescue 50 people from the burning building, emergency officials said Thursday. The fire broke out Wednesday night in the basement of the building and quickly spread to the ground floor. It was most likely caused by a malfunctioning electric cable, authorities said. The retirement home in northwest Moscow housed elderly people with limited mobility, according to Russian media reports. Fifteen men and women aged 66-90 remained hospitalized on Thursday with injuries from burns and smoke inhalation, the Interfax news agency reported. All were reported in grave co...Keep on reading: Fire at Moscow retirement home kills 4, leaves 16 injured
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Half billion more people face poverty due to virus – report
LONDON --- Around half a billion people could be pushed into poverty as a result of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic unless richer countries take "urgent action" to help developing nations, a leading aid organization warned Thursday. In the run-up to three key international economic meetings next week, Oxfam has urged richer countries to step up their efforts to help the developing world. Failing to do so, it added, could set back the fight against poverty by a decade and by as much as 30 years in some areas, including Africa and the Middle East. "The devastating economic fallout of the pandemic is being felt across the globe," said Jose Maria Vera, Oxfam Inte...Keep on reading: Half billion more people face poverty due to virus – report
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Oil-producing nations seek global deal to stabilize market
MOSCOW --- Oil-producing countries, including those of the OPEC cartel and Russia, are trying to strike a global deal to pump less crude in a bid to limit a crash in prices that, while welcoming for consumers, has been straining government budgets and pushed energy companies toward bankruptcy. Thursday's videoconference is part of a series of talks on stabilizing a market, where oil prices have more than halved since the start of the year amid a pricing war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. The drop was intensified when the coronavirus pandemic caused a further plunge in the demand for oil as travel and business ground to a halt globally. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thu...Keep on reading: Oil-producing nations seek global deal to stabilize market
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Karapatan disputes DILG’s exec, says cops, barangay asked for campus journo’s retraction
MANILA, Philippines -- Rights group Karapatan has contradicted the claims of an official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government that the government should not be involved in the issue of a school paper editor who criticized the administration, pointing out that it was police and barangay officers who asked for the student's retraction. According to Karaptan on Thursday, it was police officers who accommodated the complaint against University of the East (UE) campus journalist Joshua Molo, while the barangay officials supposedly coerced Molo into filming an apology. Interior Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya on Wednesday said that they support the exercise of freedom of...Keep on reading: Karapatan disputes DILG’s exec, says cops, barangay asked for campus journo’s retraction
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Ospital ng Paranaque’s Dr. Ephraim Neal Orteza succumbs to COVID-19
MANILA, Philippines --- The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has claimed the life of another medical sector frontliner in the country. Dr. Ephraim Neal Orteza, a pediatrician and medical director at the Ospital ng Paraaque, passed away on Wednesday night. "We are saddened to have lost our Medical Director Dr. Ephraim Neal C. Orteza. He was our father, our mentor and our friend. Deepest sympathies and condolences go out to the family of our fallen hero. You will be missed," Ospital ng Paraaque announced Thursday on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/ospitalngparanaque2.com.ph/photos/a.115739156730949/123512892620242/?type=3&theater Paraaque City congressman and Orteza'...Keep on reading: Ospital ng Paranaque’s Dr. Ephraim Neal Orteza succumbs to COVID-19
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LIST: Holy Week 2020 online mass schedules
The following is the schedule of masses in various Philippine churches.
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On Day of Valor, solons commend COVID-19 frontliners
MANILA, Philippines --- The country's "warriors" during the coronavirus pandemic. That was how some lawmakers described frontliners on Thursday as the country celebrates Araw ng Kagitingan. Deputy Speaker and Lone Representative of Antique Loren Legarda said that as the country remembers the bravery of our soldiers who fought in Bataan during World War II, the courage of frontliners in fighting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) should also not be forgotten. Legarda said that these frontliners include doctors, nurses, and all health workers who take care of patients; supermarket staff, drivers and delivery staff, farmers, and fisherfolks who make sure there are basic essentials;...Keep on reading: On Day of Valor, solons commend COVID-19 frontliners
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Coaches show support for PBA’s decision to shorten season
MANILA, Philippines---A couple of coaches showed their support for the PBA's decision to shorten its season due to the effects of COVID-19. The league is still suspended due to the enhanced community quarantine, which was implemented to curb the effects of COVID-19, thus prompting the Board of Governors to decide to shorten the season. Barangay Ginebra head coach Tim Cone said getting to normal life after the virus may take a long time, so the decision of the Board was "on point." "I think the governors' assessment and decision are right on point," said Cone in a report from the league's official website. "It seems we still have ways to go before we get a chance to play agai...Keep on reading: Coaches show support for PBA’s decision to shorten season
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Healthcare workers accused of ‘spreading virus’ for wearing scrubs while buying groceries
Two healthcare workers were accused of "spreading [the] virus" by a fellow shopper for having their medical scrubs on while inside a grocery store in the United States. Juliann Roberts, an audiologist working with seniors, captured the heated encounter on video where a woman "harassed" her and her companion at a Winn-Dixie supermarket in Florida, as per Fox-affiliate WOFL-TV's report last Saturday, April 4. Roberts narrated how the woman confronted them while they were shopping and told them that it was inappropriate for them to wear scrubs at the grocery store. Roberts tried explaining to the shopper that she and her companion did not work at a hospital, but the woman kept on ...Keep on reading: Healthcare workers accused of ‘spreading virus’ for wearing scrubs while buying groceries
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Facebook Mind Games: Answers Revealed To Stop The Viral Posts
Facebook Mind Games have become a trend A lot of netizens are enjoying solving the Facebook mind games that have become viral as well as on other social media sites. Photos with objects and numbers have been circulating online encouraging netizens to give the right answer. Different kinds of mind games caught the attention of […] The post Facebook Mind Games: Answers Revealed To Stop The Viral Posts appeared first on Philippine News.
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UAAP volleyball stars bid goodbye to Season 82
MANILA, Philippines---Graduating and incumbent stars in the UAAP Season 82 women's volleyball tournament bade their sad goodbyes to the games they've waited for nearly a year after COVID-19 struck down what was deemed normal before. The UAAP Board decided to cancel the remainder of Season 82 due to the extension of the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon that was implemented to curb the effects of COVID-19. Ateneo's Kat Tolentino, who returned to the Lady Eagles to play her final season, not only waved goodbye to Season 82 but also to her teammates. "Thanks for the memories, stay safe everyone," posted Tolentino on her Instagram account. Tolentino mulled going back to ...Keep on reading: UAAP volleyball stars bid goodbye to Season 82
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Bayan Muna: LGUs ‘unfairly set up’ by Palace for ‘failings’ in COVID-19 response
  MANILA, Philippines --- Bayan Muna on Thursday said local government units (LGUs) may have been "unfairly set up" to take the blame for the national government's "grave failings" in addressing the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic. House Deputy Minority leader and Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate said that "the Duterte administration is unfairly placing the already overwhelmed local government units to be blamed with the current slow and inadequate efforts to stop the COVID-19 pandemic." "It is the national government that blundered when it did not decisively act when the first cases of COVID infection (were) detected in the Philippines in January," Zar...Keep on reading: Bayan Muna: LGUs ‘unfairly set up’ by Palace for ‘failings’ in COVID-19 response
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12 Apostles Story: How Apostles John, Judas, and Simon Died
How Judas, Paul, and Simon from the 12 apostles story have died? 12 APOSTLES STORY – This is the story of John, Judas, and Simon of the 12 apostles after Jesus Christ resurrected after his execution. The 12 apostles surely hold great importance to Jesus Christ because each of them was specially chosen by Him […] The post 12 Apostles Story: How Apostles John, Judas, and Simon Died appeared first on Philippine News.
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12 Apostles Story: How Apostles Bartholomew, Thomas, and Philip Died
How Bartholomew, Thomas, and Philip from the 12 apostles story have died? 12 APOSTLES STORY – This is what happened to apostles Bartholomew, Thomas, and Philip after Jesus Christ has been executed. After Jesus’ sufferings to save us all, he ascended to the heaven and ruled. But as we all know, He have His 12 […] The post 12 Apostles Story: How Apostles Bartholomew, Thomas, and Philip Died appeared first on Philippine News.
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12 Apostles Story: How Apostles Peter, Andrew, and Matthew Died
How Peter, Andrew, and Matthew from the 12 apostles story have died? 12 APOSTLES STORY – Of the 12 apostles of Christ, this is how Peter, Andrew, and Matthew died as they went on with their lives after He died. In this time of Holy Week, let us all remember that the foundation of the […] The post 12 Apostles Story: How Apostles Peter, Andrew, and Matthew Died appeared first on Philippine News.
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Angelika dela Cruz To Bashers: “Quarantine your mouth!
Angelika dela Cruz fired back to her bashers Kapuso character actress Angelika dela Cruz has this fierce statement against her bashers amid the COVID-19 crisis: “Quarantine your mouth! Mt Apart from being an actress, Angelika is also the incumbent barangay captain of Longos, Malabon. She is one of the celebrities who crossed over to the […] The post Angelika dela Cruz To Bashers: “Quarantine your mouth! appeared first on Philippine News.
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Kind Syrian Surprised Garbage Collectors with Trash Bin Filled with Groceries
Kind Syrian Surprised Garbage Collectors with Trash Bin Filled with Groceries The kind Syrian national Basel goes viral after he surprised the garbage collector in their village when he gave a trash bin filled with groceries. Famous vlogger and philanthropist Basel Manadil is also known as The Hungry Syrian Wanderer with a Filipino heart despite being Syrian. […] The post Kind Syrian Surprised Garbage Collectors with Trash Bin Filled with Groceries appeared first on Philippine News.
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‘Sky: Children of the Light’ lands on Android
Free seasonal adventure "Sky: Children of the Light" is now available for free on Android through the Google Play store. Apple named it 2019's iPhone Game of the Year and the application accumulated over 10 million downloads by March 2020, as plans were outlined for a Nintendo Switch release later in the year. Thatgamecompany has also announced but not yet dated Mac, Apple TV, PC and console, with studio founder and creative director Jenova Chen having previously mentioned the PlayStation platform. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qwkmt_0r1MA&feature=emb_logo "Sky: Children of the Light" has been received as a more open-ended variation on the studio's previous hit, "Jo...Keep on reading: ‘Sky: Children of the Light’ lands on Android
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Niece extols Filipino nurse who died alone while in quarantine in UK
MANILA, Philippines --- "I'm very proud of you." Emylene Robertson has always heard this phrase from his uncle, Donald Suelta, a Filipino nurse in the United Kingdom. And it never occurred to her that she would soon be the one to tell the same words to him. "He is really a very happy person, he's very jolly, and he's very dedicated to his job. I witnessed how Uncle Donald really worked hard for the family and with the passion and love of his work, he was really enjoying his job," Robertson, also a nurse, told INQUIRER.net over the phone. Robertson lives in Scotland, an hour away by plane or four hours away by train to London, where her uncle settled -- and where he died alone, w...Keep on reading: Niece extols Filipino nurse who died alone while in quarantine in UK
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CHR probing human rights concerns on curfew penalties in Pampanga town
MANILA, Philippines -- The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) is investigating human rights violations in Mexico, Pampanga, after curfew violators were allegedly subjected to harsh and inhumane punishments. CHR spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia said in a statement on Thursday that local government units should be reminded that curfews due to the growing COVID-19 pandemic were placed to safeguard the human rights of people, and not to violate them. De Guia was referring to an incident in Barangay Pandacaqui of Mexico town, where violators were asked to dance provocatively and ordered to kiss each other in the lips --- supposedly as an affront to members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Tr...Keep on reading: CHR probing human rights concerns on curfew penalties in Pampanga town
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Sweet ‘Hokko Life’ finds publishing buddy amid ‘Animal Crossing’ craze
"Animal Crossing: New Horizons" is Nintendo's breakout success story of early 2020. While the company is yet to release metrics of its own, the home-making March 20 release was the Nintendo Switch's best-selling debut to date in Japan, even outperforming "Pokmon Sword & Shield" with nearly 1.9 million copies sold in its first few days. In the United Kingdom, the relaxed island life simulation was likewise a chart-topper, outselling second best-seller, action game "Doom Eternal", by a factor of three. So what about the rest of us, eager to get in on the chilled-out, pottering about vibes of "New Horizons"? Robert Tatnell, solo developer of "Hokko Life", may have the an...Keep on reading: Sweet ‘Hokko Life’ finds publishing buddy amid ‘Animal Crossing’ craze
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‘Borderlands 3’ adds real-world scientific research mini-game
Following a partnership with EVE Online in 2017, Swiss research group Massively Multiplayer Online Science (MMOS) has partnered with the video game "Borderlands 3" and, by extension, its players, to improve microbial research and help cure diseases. The human body is home to trillions of microbes, some of which are associated with conditions like diabetes, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, cancer and more. Yet the sheer number of these microbes makes it difficult for computers to sort through them unaided. That's where Borderlands Science comes in. It's a virtual arcade game within PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC action title "Borderlands 3", niftily introduced by Mayim Bialik, "Big ...Keep on reading: ‘Borderlands 3’ adds real-world scientific research mini-game
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Baguio City begins distribution of government financial aid
Beneficiaries in at least four of Baguio City's 128 barangays have received aid of P5,000 each after submitting complete documents and after assessment by local officials.
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Harry Styles launches T-shirt to support fight against COVID-19
British singer Harry Styles has joined the large number of celebrities demonstrating their commitment to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic with the launch of a T-shirt. Not only has the former member of One Direction sent out a strong message that invites everyone to respect social-distancing rules, he is also hoping to maximize the financial contribution made by his initiative; all of the proceeds from the sale of the T-shirt will go to support vulnerable people and workers battling the global health crisis. Featuring such names as Kylie Jenner, Lady Gaga and Rihanna, the list of celebrities engaged in the fight against COVID-19 is growing longer by the day. Now Harry...Keep on reading: Harry Styles launches T-shirt to support fight against COVID-19
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‘Libingan’ burial for fallen frontliners: Lawmaker
A party-list representative has sought for state honors and burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Heroes Cemetery) for Coronavirus disease 2019 frontliners who died in the line of duty. Ako Bicol Rep. Alfredo Garbin Jr. said that fallen frontliners such as doctors, nurses, barangay health workers, and policemen must be given honors for their […]
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UPLB students returning home make it through Bataan COVID-19 checkpoints, sent to quarantine
SAN PEDRO CITY-The local governments of Bataan and Zambales had agreed to let in students from the University of the Philippines Los Baos (UPLB) earlier stopped at a border checkpoint on Thursday (April 9). After a discussion among mayors of the students' hometowns, the local government of Bataan agreed to let the students through, although they were brought straight to quarantine facilities, said Jimby Casquete from the UPLB Office of Student Activities (OSA). "That's okay, at least least they are now closer (to home)," Casquete said in a phone interview. The police and military were also deployed to pick the students up at a checkpoint between Hermosa and Dinalupihan in Bataan...Keep on reading: UPLB students returning home make it through Bataan COVID-19 checkpoints, sent to quarantine
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ABAP calls out individuals ‘distracting’ Marcial from Olympic preparation
MANILA, Philippines---Ricky Vargas, the president of the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines, appealed to individuals who've been hounding Olympic-bound boxer Eumir Marcial during his preparation for the Summer Games. Vargas said in a statement that he and ABAP won't interfere with Marcial's financial prospects after the Olympics but he pleaded to those individuals to leave the boxer be before the Games. "It has come to my attention that certain individuals and entities have been approaching ABAP boxer Eumir Marcial, who recently qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, dangling vast financial offers to sign up with them before the Olympics," said Vargas. "Understand...Keep on reading: ABAP calls out individuals ‘distracting’ Marcial from Olympic preparation
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New study reveals why smokers may be at greater risk of severe COVID-19
New research has found that smokers and those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be more likely to develop severe cases of COVID-19, due to having higher levels of a molecule in their lungs which allows the virus to enter and cause infection. Led by the University of British Columbia and St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada, the new study looked at samples taken from the lungs of 21 COPD patients and 21 participants who did not have COPD. The researchers tested the samples to measure the levels of a molecule called angiotensin converting enzyme II (ACE-2), which is found on the surface of the lungs and acts as the "entry point" for coronavirus to get into t...Keep on reading: New study reveals why smokers may be at greater risk of severe COVID-19
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Celebs turn to the internet to observe Holy Week at home
MANILA, Philippines --- Like many Filipinos, celebrities have sought new ways to observe Holy Week during the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Stars such as Judy Ann Santos, Kim Chiu and Joey de Leon are among those who have turned to the internet to practice their faith this Maundy Thursday. Santos and her husband Ryan Agoncillo, as well as TV host Bianca Gonzalez and PBA player JC Intal, participated through video call in an online recollectionled by Fr. Tito Caluag on Thursday morning. The recollections, aired on ABS-CBN channels, will run until April 11. https://www.facebook.com/dzmmteleradyo/videos/246737016459974/?vh=e&d=n     Fr. Tito...Keep on reading: Celebs turn to the internet to observe Holy Week at home
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