Not Wearing Face Masks While Driving is a “Reckless Driving” Violation

Wearing of Face Masks While Riding is Required in Public, Private Vehicles Drivers and riders who will be caught not wearing face masks while driving is now a violation, according to Land Transportation Office (LTO). LTO director Clarence Guinto announced that drivers and riders who will be caught not wearing face masks will be flagged […]

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Coco Martin, Angelica Panganiban: Here’s Director’s Comment About Them
This is what Director Mae Cruz-Alviar said about Coco Martin and Angelica Panganiban as actors. COCO MARTIN – Top artists Coco Martin and Angelica Panganiban receive comments from their “Love Or Money” director Director Mae Cruz-Alviar. Both on top of their line are Kapamilya stars Coco Martin and Angelica Panganiban who are the lead stars […] The post Coco Martin, Angelica Panganiban: Here’s Director’s Comment About Them appeared first on Philippine News.
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‘Hipon Girl’ ginawang supermodel
Nagbunga rin ang ilusyon noon ni Herlene “Hipon” Budol na maging isang supermodel. The post ‘Hipon Girl’ ginawang supermodel first appeared on Abante.
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Andrea nilampaso mga paseksing debutante
Mistulang isang dyosa si Andrea Brillantes sa mga pinuposte niyang mga larawan para sa magaganap na debut o 18th birthday niya ngayong Marso. The post Andrea nilampaso mga paseksing debutante first appeared on Abante.
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Paolo vaklang-vakla sa online game
Kung ang ibang mga Pinoy male star ay war games ang nilalaro sa kanilang computer o mobile gadget, iba naman ang kinaaliwang laruin ni Paolo Ballesteros. The post Paolo vaklang-vakla sa online game first appeared on Abante.
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Health workers still told to take Sinovac jab despite FDA assessment, lack of Phase 3 trials data
A senior Palace official remarked that healthcare workers should be the first ones to take Sinovac‘s coronavirus vaccine (CoronaVac) even if the Food and Drug Administration did not initially recommended it to medical frontliners. READ: Philippines approves Sinovac vaccine but not for all health workers Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque attended the much-anticipated kick-off of the country’s […] The post Health workers still told to take Sinovac jab despite FDA assessment, lack of Phase 3 trials data appeared first on Interaksyon.
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PAGASA – Zero Or One Cyclone To Likely Occur In March
PAGASA – Zero Or One Cyclone To Likely Occur In March PAGASA – Weather bureau PAGASA recently said that there may be zero or one tropical cyclone to enter PAR this month of March 2021. “It is possible that we would not have any cyclone this month, or we could have at least one,” The […] The post PAGASA – Zero Or One Cyclone To Likely Occur In March appeared first on Philippine News.
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Takot sa COVID bakuna, Blake iboboykot Olympics
KUNG si Olympic medalist at Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake ang tatanungin, mas nanaisin pa nito na lumiban sa 2021 Tokyo Summer Games kaysa tumanggap ng coronavirus vaccine. The post Takot sa COVID bakuna, Blake iboboykot Olympics first appeared on Abante.
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Infinix Smart 4 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
The Infinix Smart 4 is powered by a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio A22 (MT6761) processor while the GPU is PowerVR GE8320. The smartphone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie (Go Edition) operating system. Smart 4 packs 1GB and 2GB of RAM while the internal storage has 16GB and 32GB options. The device supports dual SIM […] The post Infinix Smart 4 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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China’s Sinovac vaccine donation ‘unquantifiable in pesos and cents’ — Palace
MANILA, Philippines --- Malacaang on Monday refused to disclose the price tag of the 600,000 shots of China-donated coronavirus vaccines, saying the donation is "unquantifiable in pesos and cents." Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque would rather highlight the importance of the arrival in the country of Sinovac against COVID-19 instead of discussing the cost if it had been procured by the government. "Alam niyo po, I think yung dumating na 600,000 [vaccines], hindi po talaga pupwede ma-quantify in money terms," Roque said in a briefing of the government's Covid-19 vaccination rollout at the Philippine General Hospital. (You know what, the arrival of 600,000 vaccines ca...Keep on reading: China’s Sinovac vaccine donation ‘unquantifiable in pesos and cents’ — Palace
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DepEd Clarifies Only 1.1 Million Learners Did Not Enroll for School Year 2020-2021
Only 1.1 Million Learners Did Not Enroll for This School Year, DepEd Says The Department of Education (DepEd) clarified that only 1.1 million learners did not enroll for the school year 2020-2021. On Monday (March 1, 2021), DepEd Undersecretary Jesus Mateo said that there are 26.6 million enrollees for both private and public schools for this […] The post DepEd Clarifies Only 1.1 Million Learners Did Not Enroll for School Year 2020-2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to face court after deadly crackdown
YANGON --- Ousted Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who has not been seen since last month's military coup, is due to face court Monday after a deadly weekend crackdown against relentless democracy protests. Security forces opened fire on unarmed demonstrators in four cities on Sunday, with the UN saying it had credible information at least 18 people had died. One person among a group of protesters crouching behind rubbish bins and other makeshift shields in Yangon, the commercial capital, was shot and had to be dragged away by others, according to video footage filmed by AFP. "We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the milita...Keep on reading: Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to face court after deadly crackdown
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Pingris asar sa pekeng FB
HINDI napigilan ni Pinoy Sakuragi Marc Pingris ang maasar sa post sa social media patungkol sa pekeng Facebook account na ginamit ang kanyang pangalan. The post Pingris asar sa pekeng FB first appeared on Abante.
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Dehadong Our Tito ginulat mga karibal
HINDI umubra ang tikas ni Pangalusian Island sa rematehan matapos manalo ng dehado si Our Tito sa 2021 PHILRACOM 4-Year-Old & Above Local/Impported Challenge race nitong Linggo sa San Lazaro Leisure Park sa Carmona, Cavite. The post Dehadong Our Tito ginulat mga karibal first appeared on Abante.
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Derek Ramsay reveals he and Ellen Adarna were set up on blind date, believes she’s the one
After confirming that he and Ellen Adarna have been dating for a month, Derek Ramsay has now declared that she's "the one." The actor made the revelation in an exclusive interview with Mega today, March 1. He shared the story behind the dinner party in January that got people talking, when it seemed like sparks were flying between him and Adarna. Ramsay said he was set up on a blind date but felt hesitant about it. However, he still showed up, and that was when he met Adarna. He described the date as a "wonderful evening." During the date, Ruffa Gutierrez spotted them and approached them. She told them that all three of them were neighbors, and that was when Ramsay decide...Keep on reading: Derek Ramsay reveals he and Ellen Adarna were set up on blind date, believes she’s the one
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Galvez on arrival of Sinovac vaccines: ‘Maluha-luha kami noong dumating’
MANILA, Philippines --- "Halos maluha-luha po kami no'ng dumating 'yung Sinovac." (We were tearful when the Sinovac vaccines arrived.) Such was the remark of National Task Force against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. on Monday on the shipment of 600,000 doses of China-made vaccines from Sinovac BioTech on Sunday, which he dubbed as "doses of hope." "At last dumating na 'yung doses of hope na hinihintay," he said in a speech at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) where the government's vaccination program officially started. (At last the doses of hope that we were waiting for have arrived.) The Sinovac vaccines will be used to inoculate...Keep on reading: Galvez on arrival of Sinovac vaccines: ‘Maluha-luha kami noong dumating’
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AirAsia Announces Seat Sale With Flights As Low As P93 To Boracay, Bohol, Cebu
AirAsia Announces Seat Sale With Flights As Low As P93 To Boracay, Bohol, Cebu AIRASIA – AirAsia recently announced on this day that there will be a 3.3 seat sale this week with flights as low as P93. The air carrier said travelers can avail of one-way tickets from the capital to Bohol, Boracay (Caticlan), […] The post AirAsia Announces Seat Sale With Flights As Low As P93 To Boracay, Bohol, Cebu appeared first on Philippine News.
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Monday Comics: Why Is Monday So Close to Friday, and Other Life Questions
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Derek Ramsay Reveals What Happened When Ellen Adarna Met His Dad
Here’s what happened when Ellen Adarna met the dad of Derek Ramsay Actor Derek Ramsay talked about his girlfriend Ellen Adarna and what she did when she met his dad for the first time. Derek and Ellen finally have spoken about their relationship after a month of being rumored romantically. Behind the bashing that the […] The post Derek Ramsay Reveals What Happened When Ellen Adarna Met His Dad appeared first on Philippine News.
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Margielyn abot kamay silya sa Tokyo Games
TOP 20 sa qualifying ng skateboarding events na men’s at women’s ang makakakuha ng ticket para sa Tokyo Olympics na nausog ngayong 2021. The post Margielyn abot kamay silya sa Tokyo Games first appeared on Abante.
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‘Light’ after darkness as Philippines COVID-19 vaccinations begin
MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippines launched its Covid-19 vaccination drive on Monday, with health workers, soldiers, police and government officials first in line to get donated Chinese jabs despite concerns over their effectiveness. Key aides of President Rodrigo Duterte, who were among hundreds to get jabs, described getting inoculated as a moral duty. The rollout started at six Manila hospitals a day after the government, under fire over delays in vaccine procurement, received 600,000 donated doses from Beijing. "It kindles hope that, after nearly a year in darkness, the light is back on," said presidential spokesman Harry Roque. The Philippines has recorded more ...Keep on reading: ‘Light’ after darkness as Philippines COVID-19 vaccinations begin
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Ellen Adarna Speaks After Confirming Relationship With Derek Ramsay
This is what Ellen Adarna said as she also spoke about her relationship with Derek Ramsay. ELLEN ADARNA – Famous actress Ellen Adarna said this about her recently confirmed one-month relationship with actor Derek Ramsay. Just recently, controversial and intriguing pair Ellen and Derek Ramsay put an end to all the speculations about the real […] The post Ellen Adarna Speaks After Confirming Relationship With Derek Ramsay appeared first on Philippine News.
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US doubles down on protecting university research from China
WASHINGTON --- A U.S. national security commission is recommending that American universities take steps to prevent sensitive technology from being stolen by the Chinese military, a sign of growing concerns over the security of academic research. The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI), led by former Google chairman Eric Schmidt, is set to vote Monday on its final report to Congress. A new section on university research was added to a recently published final draft, which also features numerous recommendations in areas including competition in artificial intelligence and the semiconductor supply chain. The fresh recommendations come as the United Sta...Keep on reading: US doubles down on protecting university research from China
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House panel OKs bill creating PH Center for Disease Prevention and Control
MANILA, Philippines --- The House committee on health approved Monday the substitute bill to measures pushing for the creation of the Philippine Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDPC). Under the bill, CDPC serves as the principal agency mandated to develop and apply communicable disease prevention and control initiatives. It will also serve as the technical authority on all matters regarding disease prevention and control. The CDPC will initially prioritize disease surveillance, prevention, and control of infectious diseases but may include non-communicable diseases upon positive recommendation by an independent study or body commissioned by the Department of Health at le...Keep on reading: House panel OKs bill creating PH Center for Disease Prevention and Control
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Huawei Nova 5 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
The Huawei Nova 5 measures 157.4 x 74.8 x 7.3 mm and weighs 171 grams. The materials used in building the device include a glass front, a glass back, and an aluminum frame. Nova 5 comes with a screen size of 6.39 inches OLED capacitive touchscreen display resolution of 1080 x 2232 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect […] The post Huawei Nova 5 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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Australian Popyrin offers glimpse of potential with Singapore win
MELBOURNE - Australian Alexei Popyrin has blossomed quietly in the shadows of compatriots Nick Kyrgios and Alex De Minaur in recent years but on Sunday the rangy 21-year-old grabbed the spotlight with his maiden ATP title in Singapore. Having never before surmounted the quarterfinals of an ATP event, Popyrin overhauled Kazakh Alexander Bublik 4-6 6-0 6-2 in the Singapore Open decider to continue his eye-catching start to the season. Popyrin now has an 8-2 winning record in 2021, having upset David Goffin in the Australian Open first round and former U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic in the Singapore semi-finals. "To have a start like I'm having this year is definitely showing h...Keep on reading: Australian Popyrin offers glimpse of potential with Singapore win
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Final Fantasy VII Remake, Remnant + More: This Month's Free PlayStation Games
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Mandaluyong joins Valenzuela, Pasig, Antipolo for unified contact tracing
MANILA, Philippines --- The city governments of Mandaluyong, Pasig, Valenzuela and Antipolo have integrated their respective COVID-19 contact tracing efforts with one another. This was announced by Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto on his social media accounts on Monday. Pasig was one of the local government units that pioneered the use of QR codes in establishments for contact tracing. "Starting today, you can now use your #PasigPass QR code in Mandaluyong, too!" Sotto tweeted.   https://www.facebook.com/817103638348316/posts/3892064547518861/?d=n   The LGUs of Pasig, Valenzuela and Antipolo have earlier unified their contact tracing apps in January. Valenzuela ...Keep on reading: Mandaluyong joins Valenzuela, Pasig, Antipolo for unified contact tracing
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LOOK: Puppy born with 6 legs, 2 tails remains strong despite condition
A puppy born with six legs and two tails is believed to be the first to survive with her condition, and so far, she's still beating the odds. "This is a miracle named Skipper," Neel Veterinary Hospital in Oklahoma City stated, when it announced the birth in a Facebook post on Feb. 21, four days after the puppy was born. https://www.facebook.com/NeelVeterinaryHospital/photos/a.699035273483174/3713009715419033/ Skipper is different from her eight brothers and sisters. Apart from having six legs and two tails, she also has two pelvic regions, two lower urinary tracts and two reproductive systems. Vets believe she was trying to form a twin but they did not separate during developmen...Keep on reading: LOOK: Puppy born with 6 legs, 2 tails remains strong despite condition
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Ian Veneracion
Personal Background of Ian Veneracion & His Showbiz Career IAN VENERACION – Here are some details about the personal background, family, and showbiz career of the Kapamilya actor. Many celebrities would agree that an acting career is not a lifetime job. In fact, a lot of actors and actresses left the field after a few […] The post Ian Veneracion appeared first on Philippine News.
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Devin Booker fires 43, Suns rout Timberwolves
Devin Booker scored a season-high 43 points on 15-of-26 shooting to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 118-99 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night at Minneapolis. Deandre Ayton scored 22 points on 9-of-11 shooting and collected 10 rebounds as the Suns won for the 14th time in their past 17 games. Dario Saric scored 13 points off the bench and Chris Paul added 11 points and matched his season-high of 15 assists for Phoenix. Anthony Edwards scored 24 points and Karl-Anthony Towns added 21 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota, which owns an NBA-worst 7-28 record. Jake Layman tallied 11 points for the Timberwolves, who have lost a season-worst eight straight games ...Keep on reading: Devin Booker fires 43, Suns rout Timberwolves
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Grizzlies hand Rockets 11th straight setback
With Brandon Clarke and Justise Winslow pacing a strong bench performance, the Memphis Grizzlies rolled to a 133-84 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday at Toyota Center. Clarke produced a double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds while Winslow, a Houston native, thoroughly enjoyed his homecoming with 20 points on 8-for-12 shooting in just his fourth game this season. The Grizzlies amassed 85 bench points, including 32 in a runaway first half. https://twitter.com/NBA/status/1366241407120379904?s=20 https://twitter.com/NBA/status/1366238989766770688?s=20 The Grizzlies cruised despite an off game from guard Ja Morant and a modest contribution from center Jonas Valanc...Keep on reading: Grizzlies hand Rockets 11th straight setback
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‘Let’s not forget PUV drivers, transport workers’ in vaccine rollout, gov’t urged
MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Grace Poe on Monday called on the government to ensure that public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers and other transport sector workers are not forgotten in the country's vaccination program. "The euphoria over the first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccines should be matched with a clear sight on a systematic rollout of the inoculation process," Poe, chair of the Senate public services committee, said in a statement. "In making available the vaccine to health workers and other priority sectors, let us not forget our PUV drivers and others workers in the transportation sector, who are key to our economic comeback," she added. LIST: Priority groups for gov...Keep on reading: ‘Let’s not forget PUV drivers, transport workers’ in vaccine rollout, gov’t urged
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Sinopharm applies for EUA
China’s Sinopharm has filed an application for emergency use authorization (EUA) for its Covid-19 vaccine before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the Philippines. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. bared the news in his press briefing on Monday. Roque earlier said President Rodrigo Duterte prefered to be inoculated with a vaccine manufactured by Sinopharm. The […]
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Heat ground Hawks, push win streak to six
Kendrick Nunn scored a team-high 24 points as the Miami Heat extended their winning streak to six games with a 109-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday. Miami received 16 points and 13 rebounds from Bam Adebayo, while Precious Achiuwa and Tyler Herro each had 14 points. Goran Dragic, starting his first game for Miami since Feb. 5, had 13 points. https://twitter.com/MiamiHEAT/status/1366238114843344897?s=20 South Florida native John Collins returned home and had 34 points with 10 rebounds to lead Atlanta. Collins had 19 points in the third, his career high for a quarter. His 34 points were one short of his season high. Atlanta also got 20 points and 14 rebounds from...Keep on reading: Heat ground Hawks, push win streak to six
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Key winners at the 2021 Golden Globes
The Golden Globes for film and television, organized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, were handed out at a virtual ceremony on Sunday hosted by comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Following is a list of winners in key categories: Movies Best Drama “Nomadland” Best Comedy or musical  “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” Best actor, Drama Chadwick Boseman […] The post Key winners at the 2021 Golden Globes appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Lakers jump on Warriors early, roll to easy win
LeBron James scored 19 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers pounded the visiting Golden State Warriors 117-91 on Sunday. James, who also had six rebounds, hit 7 of 12 shots, including 3 of 5 3-pointers in a season-low 24 minutes. He and the Lakers' starters rested the entire fourth quarter. https://twitter.com/Lakers/status/1366232555037462531?s=20 Markieff Morris contributed 13 points and eight rebounds, Alex Caruso also scored 13 and Dennis Schroder collected 12 points and six assists for the Lakers. Kyle Kuzma had 12 points and 11 rebounds and Talen Horton-Tucker scored 11 off the bench. Stephen Curry, who entered the game averaging 29.9 points per game, managed just 16 ...Keep on reading: Lakers jump on Warriors early, roll to easy win
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Galvez gets Sinovac shot
MANILA, Philippines --- National Task Force against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Carlito Galvez received a Covid-19 vaccine on Monday, making him among the first in the country who got immunized against the deadly respiratory disease. Galvez was inoculated with the vaccine from Chinese drugmaker Sinovac Biotech. Galvez earlier said President Rodrigo Duterte had ordered him to get immunized against Covid-19 to encourage people to do the same. "Kahapon binigyan niya [President] ako ng utos, 'magpabakuna ka para at at leastit will make them feel na ang ating pamahalaan at lahat ng bakuna na inaangkat natin ay safe at effective," he said in a speech at PGHwhere th...Keep on reading: Galvez gets Sinovac shot
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In contrast: As some PH officials decline Sinovac due to age, Turkey, Hong Kong leaders roll up sleeves
MANILA, Philippines --- While many world leaders have tried to enhance confidence on the China-made Sinovac coronavirus vaccine by getting inoculated publicly, some of Philippine leaders have opted out during the first day of the vaccination rollout on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte, who has faced censure over his administration's alleged preference for Chinese-made vaccines, had initially said that he will not get vaccinated in public because he would be "injected in the buttocks," his spokesperson said. He later on said clarified that the President is willing to be inoculated with Sinovac's CoronaVac, but "behind closed doors," in the same way as the royals of England did. ...Keep on reading: In contrast: As some PH officials decline Sinovac due to age, Turkey, Hong Kong leaders roll up sleeves
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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to face court after deadly crackdown
YANGON: Ousted Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who has not been seen since last month’s military coup, is due to face court Monday after a deadly weekend crackdown against relentless democracy protests. Security forces opened fire on unarmed demonstrators in four cities on Sunday, with the UN saying it had credible information at […]
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What Is Aport? Definition And Usage Of This Term
What Is Aport? Definition And Usage Of This Term WHAT IS APORT – In this topic, we are going to know and learn the definition of this term and how is this term used in sentences. Definition The Collins Dictionary defines the term as the following: on or towards the port side on or to […] The post What Is Aport? Definition And Usage Of This Term appeared first on Philippine News.
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Chadwick Boseman wins Golden Globe for his emotional final movie role
LOS ANGELES — Chadwick Boseman was named best movie actor at the Golden Globe awards on Sunday, six months after his death at age 43 shocked fans around the world. Boseman, best known for the superhero movie “Black Panther,” was awarded the Golden Globe for lead actor in a movie drama for his role as an ambitious trumpet player in 1920s jazz […] The post Chadwick Boseman wins Golden Globe for his emotional final movie role appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Sinopharm seeks EUA for Covid-19 vaccine in PH
      MANILA, Philippines --- Sinopharm has applied for an emergency use authority (EUA) of its Covid-19 vaccine in the Philippines, Malacaang said Monday. "It has been filed. They have already filed with the FDA [Food and Drug Administration] an application for EUA for Sinopharm vaccine," presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in a televised briefing. Roque earlier said President Rodrigo Duterte prefers to receive the vaccine developed by Sinopharm, a China state-owned company. gsg ...Keep on reading: Sinopharm seeks EUA for Covid-19 vaccine in PH
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For manga’s striving artists, success lurks online
TOKYO --- Manga artist Kamentotsu didn't expect much when he uploaded a four-panel strip about an anthropomorphic bear who runs a cake shop to his Twitter account three years ago. But the first installment of "Koguma's Cake Shop," drawn as consolation for a tired friend, attracted tens of thousands of likes. Within a week, 40 companies had approached him with offers. "Publishing company editors have gone from bringing up manga artists, like they are farming, to hunting for them," said Kamentotsu, who goes by his pen name and wears a mask in media appearances. By searching for talent online, publishers squeezed by the rise of the internet can see an artist's audience potentia...Keep on reading: For manga’s striving artists, success lurks online
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PNP kicks off vaccination drive
MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine National Police on Monday kicked off its first vaccinations as part of the country's inoculation campaign. PNP chief Gen. Debold Sinas said there were 800 vaccines allotted for PNP health workers. Sinas said the highest ranking PNP official to receive a COVID-19 vaccine would be the director of health service Brig. Gen. Luisito Magnaye and his command group. "Ang buong liderato ng PNP, kami sana ang mauna, however, the instruction of DOH (Department of Health) is very specific unahin muna ang health workers," he said in the symbolic vaccination ceremony. The Philippines started vaccinations using Sinovac Biotech doses donated by China. I...Keep on reading: PNP kicks off vaccination drive
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Duque administers CoronaVac to first recipient at Lung Center of the Philippines
    MANILA, Philippines --- Health Secretary Francisco Duque III administered on Monday Sinovac Biotech's CoronaVac Covid-19 vaccine to the first recipient at the Lung Center of the Philippines in Quezon City. Duque administered the vaccine to Dr. Eileen Aniceto, Department Manager of the hospital's Emergency Medicine and Outpatient Department. The vaccine administered by the Health Secretary was among the 600,000 doses of CoronaVac donated by the Chinese government to the Philippines. Duque was also supposed to get the Sinovac vaccine but the Department of Health said Sunday night that he won't be inoculated with CoronaVac since the Food and Drug Administrat...Keep on reading: Duque administers CoronaVac to first recipient at Lung Center of the Philippines
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South Korea’s Moon says Olympics may be chance for North Korea, US talks
SEOUL --- South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that the Tokyo Olympics could provide a chance to reopen talks between North Korea and the United States, North Korea and Japan, and the two Koreas. Speaking at a ceremony marking the 102nd anniversary of the March 1 Independence Movement Day in Seoul, Moon also said South Korea will work with Japan for the success of the Tokyo Olympics, which could help the two countries recover from the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Moon's speech came as North Korea's relations with South Korea and Japan have soured after its denuclearization negotiations with the United States fell apart in 2019. Seeking to take a page ...Keep on reading: South Korea’s Moon says Olympics may be chance for North Korea, US talks
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Pixar short film ‘Float’ by Fil-Am animator gets over 1M views on YouTube
The first Pixar short to feature Filipino characters, "Float" can now be viewed on YouTube and is quickly winning over audiences on the platform. The short film by Filipino-American animator Bobby Rubio was first released in November 2019 on Disney+. This meant, however, that Asians --- including Filipinos --- have not been able to see it, since the streaming platform has yet to come to Southeast Asia. "Float" was finally put up on YouTube last Saturday, Feb. 27, along with "Wind," another poignant film by Korean director Edwin Chang. "Float" has earned over 1.2 million views as of writing. https://youtu.be/1HAGuju_yKY Rubio was thrilled with the reception of his 7-minute fil...Keep on reading: Pixar short film ‘Float’ by Fil-Am animator gets over 1M views on YouTube
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South Korean tech firms shake up Japan’s storied manga industry
TOKYO — Two South Korean technology companies are borrowing from mobile gaming to shake up – and dominate – Japan’s storied manga industry, a plot twist that has expanded the comics’ fanbase to a new generation of readers. Backed by tech giants Kakao Corp and Naver Corp , Piccoma and Line Manga have become Japan’s highest-grossing mobile apps […] The post South Korean tech firms shake up Japan’s storied manga industry appeared first on Interaksyon.
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