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Blurred lines and confusion

I was already 200 words into a sincere “Thank You” to the IATF for being considerate enough to give Filipinos a one-week notice before enforcing a “hard lockdown” on Aug. 6 but then out of the blue I heard a news flash last Saturday evening July 31, informing listeners that DILG Secretary Ed Año had ordered the PNP to immediately set up border controls at midnight......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 1st, 2021

PLDT Home launches new bigger, better, and faster Fibr Plans

With people spending more time at home, lines have been blurred—homes now function as offices, classrooms, and for business owners, their headquarters. But one thing remains the same: homes remain as the place where families can foster stronger connections and, ultimately, do things better together......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Perpetually perplexed people

Although more than a year late, a meme came out recently on social media to spread humor while lessening people’s confusion and to make sense of the jumble of letters and acronyms that restrict our movements during these pandemic times. Many people still cannot tell the difference between ECQ (enhanced community quarantine), MECQ (modified enhanced […] The post Perpetually perplexed people appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

Hawaii Fishermen Concerned Over Growing Chinese Presence

HONOLULU - Early morning in Honolulu, yellowfin, bigeye and other types of tuna, along with swordfish, are put up for auction after being offloaded from ships overnight. Longline boats, 145 of them, operate from this port, trailing kilometers-long baited lines. These vessels mostly fish in international waters at least 400 kilometers offshore, alongside boats from Taiwan, China, Japan and South Korea. Wholesale buyers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

Meralco suspends disconnection activities in ECQ, MECQ areas

Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) won’t cut unpaid power lines in areas under hard lockdown to help affected customers weather the economic fallout from fresh restrictions......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Provincial hospitals urged: Manage suspected and confirmed COVID-19 cases properly

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia directed top officials of all province-owned hospitals here to properly manage the flow of patients crowding in their facilities. This developed after photos and videos showing patients lying on folding beds, some hooked to IV (intravenous) lines, waiting outside Cebu Provincial Hospital in Danao City recently went […] The post Provincial hospitals urged: Manage suspected and confirmed COVID-19 cases properly appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu appeal classifications

Having different community quarantine classifications of neighboring LGUs may cause confusion. The post Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu appeal classifications appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Chito, Neri binulabog ang socmed dahil sa hugot post na ‘May bahong patuloy na sumisira sa pagsasama…’

KANYA-KANYANG hula ang mga netizens kung ano nga ba ang tunay na estado ng relasyon ng celebrity couple na sina Chito Miranda at Neri Naig. Nag-post kasi ang mag-asawa sa kani-kanilang Instagram account ng mga hugot lines tungkol sa pakikipagrelasyon at sa “bahong” sumisira sa pagmamahalan at pagsasama ng dalawang tao. Sa IG page ni […] The post Chito, Neri binulabog ang socmed dahil sa hugot post na ‘May bahong patuloy na sumisira sa pagsasama…’ appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

VP Robredo’s NagaVax Express project inoculates over 6,700 in two days

“If day 1 was a breeze, day 2 was a riot. There were too many who trooped to the vaccination sites who were unscheduled. A lot of confusion too. All of those could have been prevented if we had a solid database,” Robredo said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

Pinoy Rock pioneer Wally González dies, sources confirm

Guitarist Wally González, whose lead lines in “Himig Natin” heralded the arrival of a new sound called Pinoy Rock, died this morning, 23 July, sources confirmed to Daily Tribune. Born in 1949, Gonzalez had been suffering in recent years from complications caused by diabetes, and a stroke in January. In 1968, Gonzalez, Edmond Fortuno, Sandy […] The post Pinoy Rock pioneer Wally González dies, sources confirm appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Power Restoration Completed

Finally, after nine (9) months of resultant inconveniencies due to series of typhoons particularly ST Rolly, financial constraints and Covid-19 pandemic, power restoration was completed province-wide. That means all power lines will state-of-the- art technology have been installed especially in the municipalities of Baras, Gigmoto, San Andres and the like. Henceforth, it doesn’t matter if […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

California utility to bury 10,000 miles of power lines

Los Angeles—California’s largest energy utility firm will bury 10,000 miles of power lines in a massive bid to prevent its equipment igniting more deadly wildfires, its CEO said Wednesday......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Hugot ni Jennica: Nagkayayaan ang tropa tapos lahat may lovelife… maliban sa ‘yo!

MAINIT ngayon sa social media ang aktres na si Jennica Garcia matapos mapabalitang hiwalay na sa kanyang asawang aktor na si Alwyn Uytingco. Napapadalas din ang pagpo-post ng Kapuso star ng mga funny lines ngunit punumpuno ng hugot at emosyon kaya naman maraming netizens ang nakaka-relate sa kanya. Sa katunayan, nito lang nakaraang araw ay […] The post Hugot ni Jennica: Nagkayayaan ang tropa tapos lahat may lovelife… maliban sa ‘yo! appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2021

PBA fans furious over confusion on TV coverage

By JONAS TERRADO PBA fans were up in arms over confusion with the broadcast of Philippine Cup doubleheader on Saturday. Complaints were rampant and harsh on social media after TNT’s 86-79 victory over Terrafirma and Magnolia’s 80-73 win against Phoenix Super LPG at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City was only seen on PBA […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

Mandaue Public Market tricycle terminal opens next week

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Customer traffic is expected to increase at the Mandaue City Public Market with the operation starting next week of the new tricycle terminal there. The Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) has already painted lines and installed a tricycle terminal sign in P. Ceniza St. beside the public market. Edwin Jumao-as, […] The post Mandaue Public Market tricycle terminal opens next week appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2021

12.4K more doses of Covid-19 vax arrive in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY – Some 2,400 doses of Sputnik V and 10,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines arrived on Tuesday at the Legazpi City Domestic Airport, the Department of Health (DOH) in Bicol said. In a report posted on social media, DOH-Bicol said the vaccines were packed in nine boxes and arrived on board a Philippine Air Lines […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Vin Diesel makes it to the meme world!

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Dominic Toretto is back! This time, he is everywhere giving famous movies and series a twist with his ‘family’ lines. If you are a Fast and Furious franchise, Dom, played by Vin Diesel is the family guy we all want in our family. In all the Fast and Furious movies, he is the […] The post Vin Diesel makes it to the meme world! appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021

The lines have been drawn

When I mentioned in my column last week that a battle royale in the political front in Quezon City is fast shaping up, it was merely a term that popped up into my mind that time as I grope for words to describe the looming political tiff between Anakalusugan Rep. Michael “Idol Mike” Defensor and incumbent city mayor Josefina “Joy’ Belmonte......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 1st, 2021

Can the government take your property?

Every so often we see roads being widened, flyovers being constructed, underground tunnels being built, and transmission lines being erected. All these developments require land -- land which sometimes is not owned by the State but is privately owned by individuals or corporations. The ability of the State to exercise its power to take private property for public use upon payment of just compensation is known as “eminent domain.” The legal procedure for its taking is specified as “expropriation.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 1st, 2021

Comelec to issue rules on safe campaigning

The Commission on Elections is set to issue guidelines on how to safely conduct campaign activities for the 2022 national and local elections, making the lines of accountability clear to candidates......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 26th, 2021

SC ends trademark confusion

Just recently, the Supreme Court put to an end the long-standing debate on whether the so-called holistic test can still be used by courts in determining whether or not trademark infringement has been committed......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 26th, 2021