Advertisements


San Miguel employees to receive full pay during lockdown

MANILA, Philippines – San Miguel Corporation (SMC) assured all of its employees that they would continue to receive their full-time pay during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), which is in place in Metro Manila and select areas until May 15 to stop the spread of the coronavirus . The conglomerate said ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

Life under lockdown: Pineapple Lab Part 2

MANILA, Philippines – The COVID-19 pandemic jeopardizes the arts and culture industry in many ways we cannot measure. Social distancing creates a barrier between the artists and their audiences – and adapting to this new situation is a hurdle many ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

Toby Tiangco donates salary until 2022 for Navotas families

MANILA, Philippines – Navotas City Mayor Toby Tiangco announced on Sunday, April 26, that he will donate his salary from April 2020 until the end of his term in June 2022 for families who are not part of the national government's emergency subsidy program during the coronavirus pandemic . On Twitter, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

Off-label drugs may now be used in PH coronavirus clinical trials – DOH

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) announced on Sunday, April 26, that off-label drugs may now be used in clinical trials in the Philippines to test possible cures for the coronavirus . During the department's regular afternoon briefing , Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

New York plans how to return to business amid pandemic

NEW YORK, USA – Banks are considering letting some employees keep working from home indefinitely, and staggering the shifts of those who do come into the office.  Hotels are trying to figure out a way to let arriving guests go straight to their rooms without signing in at ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

27 more female inmates test positive for coronavirus – BuCor

  MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Corrections said that 27 more inmates from the Correctional Institute for Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong City tested positive for the coronavirus. “The 27 who tested positive form part of the second batch of those who were isolated at the CIW,” Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete said ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

'HAUyokoNa: Students urge Holy Angel University to suspend online classes

ANGELES, Philippines – Faced with online classes in the middle of the coronavirus outbreak, students of Holy Angel University (HAU) in Pampanga have been urging school administrators to consider their concerns. HAU has been holding online classes since the start of the summer term on April 13. ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

Filipinos abroad with coronavirus now at 1,343

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported that the total number of coronavirus cases involving Filipinos abroad is now at 1,343 as of Sunday, April 26. The latest figure is 6 cases higher than the  1,337 cases  reported on Saturday, April 25. Out of the total cases, 827 are ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

Everton appalled by Kean s house party amid virus lockdown

    LONDON, United Kingdom – Everton said it's "appalled" at one of its players widely reported to be Italian international Moise Kean hosting a house party contravening the social distancing measures recommended by the British government due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 20-year-old striker filmed himself hosting the party, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

What makes a good coach? Multi-titled Jong Uichico shares secrets

MANILA, Philippines – There is no definitive way to measure how good a coach is, but there are certain qualities that coaches possess that make them effective at their jobs.  Rappler chatted with multi-titled tactician and Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas coaches' academy head Jong Uichico to talk about the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

22 new coronavirus cases in Barangay Luz, Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 22 of the 40 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Cebu City on Sunday, April 26, are in 3 sitios in Barangay Luz. 

“These new cases were detected because of the mass testing we’ve been doing in the barangay cluster clinics,” Cebu ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

Train likely belonging to North Korea s Kim seen at resort town – U.S. monitor

SEOUL, South Korea – A train likely belonging to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been spotted at a resort town in the country's east, satellite photos reviewed by a US-based think tank showed, as speculation persists over his health. The train was parked at a station reserved for the Kim ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

Beijing bans uncivilized behavior to improve public hygiene

BEIJING, China – Beijing has banned "uncivilized" behavior such as not covering the mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing, the city government said Sunday, April 26, in a new set of regulations to improve public hygiene amid the coronavirus outbreak . The laws aim to promote "civilized behavior" and relate to ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

Online chess: Bersamina bags back-to-back leg wins

    MANILA, Philippines – Make it back-to-back for Paulo Bersamina. The country’s highest-rated International Master and fifth overall topped the 6th leg of the Philippine Bullet Chess Championship on Saturday, April 25, to duplicate his triumph in the 5th edition and become the first two-leg winner of the online series organized ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

Sri Lanka extends lockdown as virus cases spike

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka has reversed plans to end its virus lockdown on Monday, April 27, extending it for another week after a spike in coronavirus infections including at a naval base. Within hours of announcing that the nationwide restrictions imposed on March 20 would be lifted, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

Tarlac town mayor bars residents from shopping in public market, grocery stores

PAMPANGA, Philippines – Concepcion, Tarlac Mayor Andres Lacson has prohibited residents of all the town’s 45 barangays to go to the public market, supermarkets, and grocery stores to get necessary and essential goods. Lacson has ordered the municipal police manning checkpoints and control points to allow only business persons ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

Join Thirdy Ravena, Ricci Rivero s online basketball workout

MANILA, Philippines – It won't be on court but Thirdy Ravena and Ricci Rivero will meet again via Instagram Live as they banner this week's lineup of Nike community workouts.  In an Instagram Live interview with Rappler, Ravena said he's brewing a surprise for Rivero as he will be coaching ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

Saudi Arabia relaxes virus lockdown except in hotspot Mecca

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia on Sunday, April 26, partially eased a 24-hour curfew in place to combat the coronavirus pandemic , except for in hotspots including the Muslim holy city of Mecca. The curfew will be relaxed between 9am and 5pm and malls and retailers will be allowed to ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

China seizes over 89 million shoddy face masks

BEIJING, China – China has confiscated over 89 million poor quality face masks, a government official said Sunday, April 26, as Beijing faces a slew of complaints about faulty protective gear exported worldwide. Demand for protective equipment has soared as nations across the globe battle the deadly coronavirus , which has infected ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News

Two Dutch mink farms infected with coronavirus

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Dutch authorities Sunday, April 26, cordoned off two mink farms in the southern Netherlands after tests showed the animals had been infected with the coronavirus , most likely from human contact. The farms are located east of Eindhoven in the Northern Brabant province, one of the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2020Related News