The vast nation has experienced a sharp rise in cases in recent weeks, adding 152,000 new cases on Sunday to take the toll to 13.3 million infections.
The health ministry said the surge in cases has led to a “sudden spike in demand” for the antiviral drug.
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Eid'l Fitr a celebration of unity, collective resolve – Duterte, Robredo
President Duterte on Thursday joined the Filipino Muslim community in the observance of Edi’l Fitr or the period marking the end of Ramadan, calling the religious event a “personal sacrifice and unity.”
Community initiative: Response to continuing recession
The country’s economy shrank in the first three months of the year, marking its fifth straight quarter of recession triggered by a prolonged pandemic.
Thirdy Vows To Get Better
Thirdy Ravena is determined to produce a better showing for the San-en Neophoenix after his maiden stint in Japan was marred by injuries.
McGregor Rakes In $180 Million In 2020
Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor was the sporting world's highest-paid athlete in 2020, raking in around $180 million with earnings boosted by commercial ventures, a Forbes report showed Wednesday.
Hawks, Knicks Secure Playoff Berths
Young leads Atlanta; New York takes 1st postseason since 2013
PBA commish confirms Thirdy explanatory letter
Thirdy Ravena has sent a letter to the PBA a day after the issue surrounding the league’s “draft dodger” rule which resurfaced when he signed a multi-year extension with the Sanen Neophoenix of Japan’s B.League.
Jericho Preps Up For Guam
NLEX guard Jericho Cruz is currently in the United States to take part in Guam’s training camp for next month’s third window of the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers.
Eid'l Fitr Observance: Looking Beyond The Pandemic
Today, May 13, is a regular holiday as declared by President Duterte in Proclamation No. 1142, “in order to bring the religious and cultural significance of Eid’l Fitr to the fore of national consciousness.”
San Juan Starts Inoculation Of Residents Using Pfizer Vaccines
The San Juan City local government has started the vaccination of its residents using vaccines made by Pfizer/BioNTech on Wednesday, April 12.
2 New River Drives Opened In Las Pinas
Las Pinas City inaugurated on May 5 two new River Drives which are designed to shorten travel time and ease traffic in the city’s major thoroughfares.
India thought it had the virus beat. The virus had other ideas
Governments around the world keep repeating the same mistakes. In a country of 1.4 billion, the consequences are on a whole new scale
Reincarnation And Realpolitik
China, India, and the U.S. are vying to influence the selection of the next Dalai Lama
An Exclusive Interview With Nandakumar Narasimhan
The Little Red Train
A Room for Dad
Before Mom passed, I made a promise to her
THE DANGAL IN THE JUNGLE, PART 1
YOU KNOW YOU’RE SOMEBODY WHEN YOU’VE APPEARED ON AN INDIAN DANGAL POSTER — IN OTHER WORDS, IN A WRESTLING ADVERTISEMENT.
WOUNDS AND THE WOMB
JULIE PETERS explores how to heal a relationship with the sacred womb, a place of death, life, and possibilities.
Giant squirrels, giant lessons? Animal chaplain SARAH BOWEN explores what squirrels can show us about mindfulness.
E8 Caste and the Indian Tech Ivies
IIT grads are highly sought after in Silicon Valley. Are they bringing deep-rooted prejudices with them?
I was happily married, happily employed, just plain happy. Until the accident
IN SEASON Chickpeas (GARBANZO BEANS)
Chickpeas appear in early recordings in Turkey well over 5000 years ago. India produces the most chickpeas worldwide but they are grown in more than 50 countries. An excellent source of carbohydrates, protein, fiber, B vitamins, and some minerals, they are a nutritious staple of many diets. The name chickpea comes from the Latin word cancer, referring to the plant family of legumes, Fabaceae. It is also known by its popular Spanish-derived name, the garbanzo bean. Kidney beans, black beans, lima beans, and peanuts are other familiar foods found in this legume family.