Philippine National Police chief Gen. Debold Sinas said that two of the drug suspects were killed in a clash with a team of operatives from the National Capital Region Police Office and PNP Drug Enforcement Group along C-5 Extension in Barangay 201, Pasay at around 3:01 a.m. yesterday.
Quoting a police report, Sinas told reporters in a text message that suspects Sekan Unotan and Zuharto Sanday negotiated with an undercover police officer to sell a kilo of shabu for P1.5 million.
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Museums reopen on Rizal's birthday
The National Museum of the Philippines at Rizal Park and the Jose Rizal Shrine in Fort Santiago opened yesterday after months of lockdown in time for the commemoration of the 160th birthday of national hero Jose Rizal.
Clippers end Jazz season; Sixers, Hawks reach Game 7
LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Terance Mann poured in a career-high 39 points as the Los Angeles Clippers advanced to their first NBA semifinals in franchise history, rallying to beat the top-seeded Utah Jazz 131-119 on Friday.
NoKor prepares for dialogue, confrontation with US
SEOUL (AFP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said the country must prepare for both “dialogue and confrontation” with the United States, but with a particular emphasis on the latter as Pyongyang probes for any US policy shift under President Joe Biden.
Germany hits milestone, wary of Delta variant
BERLIN (AP) – Germany has now given at least one coronavirus vaccine shot to more than half its population but officials urged people Friday to remain cautious and slow the spread of the more contagious Delta variant.
Biden hails 300 M jabs in 150 days
WASHINGTON (AP) – US President Joe Biden took a cautious victory lap Friday in his quest to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control, announcing that 300 million vaccine shots have been administered in the 150 days since he took office.
Bucks pull off wire-to-wire victory, keep season alive
LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Khris Middleton and Giannis Antetokounmpo combined for 68 points as the host Milwaukee Bucks led wire-to-wire on Thursday to beat the Brooklyn Nets 104-89 in Game 6 of their NBA playoff series.
Biden gifts Putin pair of American-made aviators
GENEVA (AFP) – For his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva this week, US President Joe Biden gifted his Russian counterpart a pair of American-made sunglasses in Biden’s signature aviator style.
Global COVID death toll exceeds 4 M
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide passed a grim milestone of four million on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, as many countries struggle to procure enough vaccines to inoculate their populations.
Dominguez named chair of coco levy committee
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez was elected head of the inter-agency panel tasked to craft the investment strategy in deploying the newly established coconut farmers and industry trust fund.
Young Gilas team raps Indonesia
Gilas Pilipinas shifted to high gear in the second half to romp off with a 76-51 triumph over pesky Indonesia last night in the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers at the AUF Gym in Pampanga.
PH receives largest vaccine shipment
Arrival of over 2 million AstraZeneca doses to boost inoculation program
‘The one that's right in front of you'
Perusing the social media posts of the week, I was struck by how so many were decrying the lack of any National Vaccination Plan or recovery plan for the sorry state in which this recent unabated upsurge in COVID-19 cases has left us in.
HOMEOWNER TURNS THEIR STORAGE AREA INTO A REFRESHING DINING AND GARDEN SPACE
A HOME holds a special place in Filipino culture. It’s both an area for personal relaxation as well as for entertaining guests.
BARCELONA ON MY MIND
Take a trip to the beautiful city of Barcelona through the sumptuous offerings of BCN by Las Flores