The local government of Trece Martires City distributes financial assistance or ‘ayuda’ from house to house yesterday. JESSE BUSTOS
Rep. Jericho Nograles of Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta party-list revealed that several dead individuals, minors and overseas Filipino workers were among the beneficiaries listed in the government’s cash dole out of P1,000 per individual or P4,000 per family.
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Jabbed Indonesian health workers fall ill
JAKARTA (Reuters) – More than 350 doctors and medical workers have caught COVID-19 in Indonesia despite being vaccinated with Sinovac and dozens have been hospitalized, officials said, as concerns grow about the efficacy of some vaccines against more infectious variants.
BSP's COVID-19 measures unleash P2.2 T into system
The central bank has so far unleashed P2.2 trillion into the financial system to avert liquidity strains and prevent long-lasting scarring in the economy due to the pandemic.
NO PUNCHES OR HUGS: ‘Practical work' summit for Biden, Putin
GENEVA (AP) – US President Joe Biden and Russian Vladimir Putin exchanged cordial words and plotted modest steps on arms control and diplomacy, but emerged from their much-anticipated Swiss summit Wednesday largely where they started – with deep differences on human rights, cyberattacks, election interference and more.
Mickelson eyes Grand Slam in US Open
LA JOLLA (AFP) – Phil Mickelson celebrated his 51st birthday on Wednesday by making f ina l preparations for the US Open as the six-time major winner chases more golf history starting Thursday at Torrey Pines.
Petition filed to bar Bezos' return to Earth
NEW YORK CITY – A petition has had over 6,000 signatures urging that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos be denied re-entry to Earth when he launches for space next month, according to a report in The Daily Mail.
Durant Takes Over As Nets Grind Thru
LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Kevin Durant finished with 49 points while playing every minute of the game as the Brooklyn Nets rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 114-108 in Game 5 of their NBA playoff series on Tuesday.
Taj Mahal Reopens As India Eases Pandemic Restrictions
AGRA (AFP) – The Taj Mahal reopened to visitors yesterday, as Indian authorities loosened restrictions following an easing in the country’s devastating recent coronavirus surge.
4 Caught With P2-M Covid Drug
Four persons were arrested for the unauthorized and overpriced sale of Remdesivir, an investigational antiviral drug against COVID-19, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) reported yesterday.
‘No Sticky Fingers' In Vaccine Purchase – Senators
Senators have not seen any anomalies in the government’s disbursement of its P88.6-billion COVID-19 vaccine budget, but find the procurement of jabs as well as the pace of vaccination too slow to help the economy recover quickly.
Duterte-Duterte In 2022 Will Never Happen – Sara
Rody endorses Martin Romualdez for VP
Always a Queen
We catch up with 1973 Miss Universe Margie Moran-Floirendo to know what she’s been up to in the last 13 years
EXTREMIST IDEOLOGIES SPELL DISASTER TO A NATION'S FUTURE
It will be near impossible without some ideology to navigate society in its socio-cultural, economic and political directions as it meanders historically on its way forward. Devoid of such dynamics from within, only a static status quo will prevail rendering a people or a nation to stagnate without ideals, hopes and aspirations.
Flag rites mark end of an era of conflict
The Bangsamoro flag was raised side by side with the Philippine flag at the Bangsamoro Government Center in Cotabato City last Monday to officially start the anniversary celebration of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).
‘Vicky' makes landfall in Davao Oriental; public warned against flashfloods, landslides
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) cautioned the public against possible flashfloods and landslides as torrential rains were experienced in parts of Mindanao after Tropical Depression “Vicky” made landfall in Baganga, Davao Oriental, at 2 p.m. Friday.
SM Prime opening first Zambo mall
SM Prime Holdings, Inc., one of the leading integrated property developers in Southeast Asia, will open its first mall in Zamboanga City and seventh mall in Mindanao, SM City Mindpro, on Friday, November 27.
The Ministry of Friendship
I’ve never had a priest friend before,” a college student once told me. I cherish working with college students because I was once like them.
A FERN AND LYCOPHYTE EXPERT DISCOVERED AN ENDEMIC PITCHER PLANT
FERNS (Polypodiopsida or Polypodiophyta) are non-flowering vascular plants that have true roots, stems, and complex leaves. Another difference that it has from flowering plants is that it doesn’t reproduce through seeds but rather through spores.
ROSEMARY LOW considers the Philippine hanging parrot and its numerous subspecies – some of which ought to be considered full species and deserve urgent protection
Partners Left The Corporate World To Pursue A Successful Agricultural Social Enterprise
FARM-TO-FOLK is a social enterprise that aims to educate and empower local farmers. Adrienne Tan, and her partner, Carl Lee, the people behind Farm-to-Folk, believe that the Philippines has a really good potential for agricultural growth, and they want farmers to know that.
Young Guys Beat The Old Guards In Agri-Chem Business
WHEN OUR ADVERTISING account executive at Agriculture Magazine, suggested that we interview the founder of a very successful company that distributes crop protection chemicals and plant nutrition products in Isabela, we readily accepted the suggestion. After all, we love to write about success stories related to farming.