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Tagalog News: BasArangkada ng DepEd OccMin, inilunsad sa lalawigan

SAN JOSE, Occidental Mindoro, Setyembre 24 (PIA) -- Inilunsad kamakailan ng Department of Education (DepED) Occidental Mindoro ang "BasArangkada," isa sa pinakamalaking kampanya ng tanggapan na lay.....»»

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They re undermining the Code of Conduct

Michael Pompeo, dubbed as the “worst US secretary of state” by a bevy of American political analysts ranging from Thomas Friedman to Aaron David Miller and Richard Sokolsky, is quoted on the local US CNN clone One News as saying that “China wants to push through with the Code of Conduct in the SCS to avoid the aggressive American engagement." One News is owned by Manny Pangilinan's MediaQuest, along with other media entities......»»

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Close contacts of COVID-positive Lapu boatmen, island hopping operators swabbed

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department has swabbed the 56 close contacts of the 22 individuals composed of boatmen, island hopping operators, and divers, who tested positive of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Wednesday, September 22, 2020. Out of 56 close contacts, 47 were from Olango Island and 9 from Barangay Maribago. […] The post Close contacts of COVID-positive Lapu boatmen, island hopping operators swabbed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 32 min. ago Related News

400 vendors in Carbon Market agree to undergo swab testing; public hearing continues

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 400 vendors of the Carbon Public Market have agreed with the Emergency Operations Center’s (EOC) plan to conduct swab testing for ambulant and market vendors in the biggest market in Cebu starting September 28, 2020. According to the Market Authority, at least 400 vendors from Escañez Street gave their […] The post 400 vendors in Carbon Market agree to undergo swab testing; public hearing continues appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 32 min. ago Related News

DILG eyes 600 contact tracers to augment contact tracing teams in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) is looking to add 600 new contact tracers to the contact tracing teams here. DILG Cebu City Officer-in-charge Kenneth Lucero said the addition aims to boost the city’s contact tracing efforts in the hopes of stopping the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 […] The post DILG eyes 600 contact tracers to augment contact tracing teams in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 32 min. ago Related News

Late-stage study of first single-shot vaccine begins in US

Johnson & Johnson is beginning a huge final study to try to prove if a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine can protect against the virus. The study starting Wednesday will be one of the world’s largest coronavirus vaccine studies so far, testing the shot in 60,000 volunteers in the U.S., South Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico […] The post Late-stage study of first single-shot vaccine begins in US appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 32 min. ago Related News

Three more SKs in Cebu City receive financial aid

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is nearing the completion of the distribution of the financial assistance for all Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) in its 80 barangays. The Cebu City Public Information revealed that three more SKs received their financial assistance on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, more than a month of distribution. The SKs of Barangays […] The post Three more SKs in Cebu City receive financial aid appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 32 min. ago Related News

Think tank Infrawatch PH raises more red flags on Manila Bay project

MANILA, Philippines — Infrawatch PH, a nongovernment policy think tank, raised more red flags on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, on the government’s Manila Bay rehabilitation project, saying that it lacked an Environment Compliance Certificate (ECC) and was probably overpriced, with the lone bidder not even offering a discount. The project — which involved overlaying a […] The post Think tank Infrawatch PH raises more red flags on Manila Bay project appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 32 min. ago Related News

8-month budget gap swells to P741B due to COVID-19

MANILA, Philippines — A pandemic-induced drop in revenues while the government spent more to fight COVID-19 widened the budget deficit by 1,510.6 percent year-on-year to P40.1 billion in August, the government reported on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. From January to August, the fiscal deficit also ballooned by 515 percent to P740.7 billion from P120.4 billion […] The post 8-month budget gap swells to P741B due to COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 32 min. ago Related News

Missouri governor, opponent of mandatory masks, has COVID-19

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri — Missouri Governor Mike Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear masks, tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Parson was tested after his wife, Teresa, tested positive earlier in the day. Teresa Parson had experienced mild symptoms, including a cough and […] The post Missouri governor, opponent of mandatory masks, has COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 32 min. ago Related News

Gov’t must turn into reality Duterte’s assertion of arbitral award

MANILA, Philippines — Former Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, said the government should “put into reality” President Rodrigo Duterte’s assertion in the United Nations that the Philippines will not compromise its arbitral victory over China in the maritime dispute between the two countries in the heavily contested South China Sea. […] The post Gov’t must turn into reality Duterte’s assertion of arbitral award appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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The miracle of vaccines

The first vaccine was developed in 1796 by Edward Jenner, who used cowpox material to develop immunity to smallpox. According to historyofvaccines.org, the next major breakthrough occurred in 1885, almost 100 years later: the development of the rabies vaccine by Louis Pasteur. Other vaccines developed through the 1930s (50 years later) include those against tetanus, […] The post The miracle of vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Enemy within?

  BY ROBERT B. ROQUE, JR.     The clock is ticking, and it seems that China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are still worlds apart in completing a Code of Conduct (COC) for the South China Sea by the end of their three-year deadline in 2021. At present, Manila plays a […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: News16 hr. 32 min. ago Related News

Investigate the former Comelec chair

I read the news report that 20 months before the May 2022 local and national polls, a lawyer and information technology expert has been nominated as the newest commissioner of the Commission on Elections......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News17 hr. 32 min. ago Related News

Duterte: PH rejects attempts to ‘undermine’ arbitral ruling on South China Sea

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte reiterated the Philippines’ commitment to resolve the disputes in the South China Sea in accordance with the international law and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). In his speech during the high-level general debate at the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly aired early Wednesday, […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News18 hr. 15 min. ago Related News

Asia Today- Duterte extends virus calamity status by a year - AP News - RiverBender.com

Asia Today: Duterte extends virus calamity status by a year RiverBender.com.....»»

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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1200 GMT, Sept. 23

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Wednesday said opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim needs to prove he had gathered the support of a majority of members of parliament, otherw.....»»

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Duterte strongly affirms Hague ruling on China at UN

Duterte unequivocally affirms Philippines' legal victory over Beijing in South China Sea.....»»

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Gensan gets container van COVID-19 isolation facility

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Sept. 22 (PIA) - General Santos City's bed capacity for coronavirus disease response will soon be expanded with the construction of a container van mobile health fac.....»»

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Unity Statement for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in the Philippines - Philippines

English News and Press Release on Philippines about Protection and Human Rights and Epidemic; published on 22 Sep 2020 by ACT Alliance.....»»

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