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Davao’s ChickenJoy challenge amidst pandemic draws jeers and cheers

The distribution of ChickenJoy meals by Mayor Sara Duterte to reward district clusters with the least cases of Covid-19 drew discussions from netizens......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: News5 min. ago Related News

Marcial hopes for PBA resumption under GCQ

Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner Willie Marcial sees a glimmer of hope in the resumption of Season 45 PBA Philippine Cup once the government places the entire National Capital Region (NCR) under general community quarantine (GCQ) on June 1. “Eto na ‘yung matagal ko nang inaasam-asam.Talagang may liwanag na pero pag-uusapan pa namin sa June […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News18 min. ago Related News

If you want to live forever, let the Spirit take over

“Peace be with you.” When he [Jesus] had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. The disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” And when he had said this, he breathed on them […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News18 min. ago Related News

Riots rage across US over Floyd murder

ATLANTA: Massive protests and riots have occurred in many United States cities on Friday night, four days after the alleged murder of black felon George Floyd caught media attention throughout the US. The center of the protests was caught live in this city as hundreds of rioters, mostly blacks, threw stones and molotov bombs and […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News18 min. ago Related News

Lobien: Township devts to grow after pandemic

Property consultancy company Lobien Realty Group Inc. expects township developments to increase and the logistics industry to grow after the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. “Definitely we will see that [growth]. This work-live-play type of environment — we will see that more and more,” Lobien Chief Executive Officer Sheila Lobien said during The Manila Times […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News18 min. ago Related News

PSC cuts athletes’, coaches’ allowances by 50 percent

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will reduce the allowances of national athletes and coaches by 50 percent beginning on Monday, June 1, 2020, amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. PSC Chairman William Ramirez said “this action was taken in order to sustain the granting of allowances until December 2020.” The National Sports Development Fund […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News18 min. ago Related News

Transport planning minus transport scientists

What the pandemic has taught the broader world is the need for science and scientists in these times of great crisis. The luxury of the pre-pandemic times that did not require scientific rigor and intellectual discipline from leaders crafting critical policy (and there was room to tolerate bluster-equals-leadership during those less traumatic times) was terminated […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News18 min. ago Related News

PEZA approves 26 projects worth P13B

The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has approved 26 projects worth P13.1 billion that are expected to employ 19,894 Filipinos. In a statement on Friday, the agency said its board approved the projects on May 21. Of these, 31.50 percent are Filipino; the rest — 68.50 percent — are American, Japanese, Taiwanese and Chinese. “Being […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News18 min. ago Related News

Private schools, forgotten partners in PH education

With June — the traditional month for the opening of classes — just a day away, education has risen to the top of national discourse. Since March 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has dominated the public agenda. And since then, classes have been suspended, as part of quarantine protocols. With the coronavirus disease 2019 threat lingering, […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News18 min. ago Related News

Barbers return to tame the mane

Citizens who have endured uneven haircuts, razor burns and long gray roots for the last two months under strict quarantine measures can finally hope to bid the shabby man — or woman — in the mirror goodbye. In line with the relaxed restrictions under general community quarantine (GCQ) and modified GCQ (MGCQ) across most parts […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News18 min. ago Related News

Proud promoter of Pinoy produce

Entering the food business was a solution for the young entrepreneur to ease the burden of his parents having to send him to medical school. Along the way, he created a platform to showcase local products made from high quality ingredients. “I don’t want to romanticize the pandemic or anything, but this really teaches business […].....»»

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Morning visitor

                      Photo by RITCHE SALGADO The post Morning visitor appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: News32 min. ago Related News

Labella: Curfew, number coding, Carbon Market schedules to remain while city is under GCQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Cebu City may already migrate to general community quarantine starting on Monday but regulations that were implemented while the city was under enhanced community quarantine will remain, said Mayor Edgardo Labella. This means that the number coding scheme for vehicles, implementation of the 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew, and the schedule […] The post Labella: Curfew, number coding, Carbon Market schedules to remain while city is under GCQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News53 min. ago Related News

Cebu province remains under GCQ but gears up for MGCQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local governments in Cebu province are now preparing to relax further its quarantine restrictions. The Cebu Provincial government on Saturday, May 30, convened all mayors to discuss preparations needed for the transition from a General Community Quarantine (GCQ) to a Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ). Governor Gwendolyn Garcia also announced during […] The post Cebu province remains under GCQ but gears up for MGCQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News53 min. ago Related News

Barangay Tangke has now 17 COVID-19 cases

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Tangke in Talisay City has now 17 cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) after another case was recorded on May 30, 2020. Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas said the 80-year-old female from the barangay was brought to Talisay District Hospital a week ago and was admitted on the […] The post Barangay Tangke has now 17 COVID-19 cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News53 min. ago Related News

Lapu-Lapu has 2 more COVID-19 cases

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Lapu-Lapu City has recorded two new cases as of Saturday evening, May 30, 2020.  This was posted by Lapu-Lapu City mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on his Facebook page.  The two new cases are from barangay Mactan and Subabasbas.  Both patients are now being escorted by the city’s Disaster Risk Reducation Management Office […] The post Lapu-Lapu has 2 more COVID-19 cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News53 min. ago Related News

Cebu City now has 2,202 cases of COVID-19

CEBU CITY, Philippines — May 2020 is almost ending and Cebu City now has 2,202 cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), keeping its spot as the single local government unit (LGU) with the highest number of cases. This comes two days before the city will downgrade to a general community quarantine. On May 30, […] The post Cebu City now has 2,202 cases of COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News53 min. ago Related News

Medellin, Compostela cops nab 5 ‘tigbakay’ gamblers

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two tigbakay or illegal cockfighting raids in one day lead to the arrest of five men in the northern towns of Medellin and Compostela today, May 30. Police Master Sergeant Orlando Batusin of the Medellin Police Station said that those arrested were identified as Mario Toring, 24; Joey Destacamento, 35; and […] The post Medellin, Compostela cops nab 5 ‘tigbakay’ gamblers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News53 min. ago Related News

Checkpoint cops told: Strictly implement checking of documents

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Cebu province is set to transition from enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to general community quarantine on Monday, June 1, 2020, policemen in the province manning border checkpoints are reminded to strictlly implement the checking of documents of people on vehicles especially politicians or government agencies. Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, Cebu […] The post Checkpoint cops told: Strictly implement checking of documents appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News53 min. ago Related News

14 inmates, 3 others are Mandaue City’s new COVID cases

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Inmates of the Mandaue City Jail made up the majority of the 17 new COVID-19 patients in Mandaue City as of 9 p.m. today, May 30, 2020. According to the Mandaue City Public Information Office in a Facebook post, 14 inmates were among the city’s 17 new COVID-19 positive cases […] The post 14 inmates, 3 others are Mandaue City’s new COVID cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News53 min. ago Related News