LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California health officials on Friday set new rules that would allow Disneyland and other theme parks, stadiums and outdoor entertainment venues to reopen as early as April 1, after a closure of nearly a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Saso Banks P2.6 Million For Joint 6th
Yuka Saso sealed her best achievement in the LPGA so far – a joint sixth-place finish – after firing a closing two-under 70 in the Lotte Championship Saturday at Kapolei Golf Club in Oahu, Hawaii.
Bayer Phl Builds Vegetable Farm In Laguna
German pharmaceutical and agricultural firm Bayer has built a second vegetable farm in the Philippines in line with its push for sustainable farming.
Japan: Pfizer Agrees To Supply Additional Covid Vaccines
TOKYO (Reuters) – Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla has agreed to Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s request to supply additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the vaccine minister of Japan said yesterday.
‘Australia In No Hurry To Reopen Borders'
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia is in no hurry to reopen its international borders and risk the country’s nearly coronavirus-free lifestyle, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison yesterday.
Israel Ends Outdoor Mask-Wearing
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel rescinded the mandatory wearing of face masks outdoors and fully reopened schools yesterday in the latest return to relative normality, boosted by a mass vaccination campaign against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Queen Elizabeth bids farewell to ‘strength and stay' Prince Philip
Queen Elizabeth II bids a final farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, on Saturday, at a funeral restricted by coronavirus rules but reflecting his long life of military and public service.
P1.2-B giant clams seized in Palawan
At least 200 tons of fossilized giant clams with an estimated market value of P1.2 billion were seized from four persons in Roxas, Palawan on Friday.
Leni on self-quarantine as bodyguard gets COVID
Vice President Leni Robredo will undergo quarantine after a close-in security tested positive for COVID-19.
Frontliners hailed at PeopleAsia awards
Frontliners took center stage at PeopleAsia’s recent “People of the Year” 2021 virtual awards night, which was held live with over a hundred guests via Zoom and streamed to more than 230,000 viewers on Facebook.
Sotto admits taking Ivermectin
Senate President Vicente Sotto III admitted yesterday taking locally-made Ivermectin as a preventive regimen against COVID-19, which has a l ready claimed over 15,000 lives in the country. “I also take once every two weeks, yes, for prevention,” Sotto said in an interview over dwIZ as he confirmed taking Ivermectin in his own effort to avoid getting infected with COVID-19. He did not specify when he started taking the drug.
A Healthy Berry Very Easily Turns Decadent
Austin, Reluctant Boomtown
Residents fear that the wave of tech workers arriving will turn the city into San Francisco
PEERING INTO THE FUTURE OF RETREATS
Retreat centers are ready to invite guests back onto their properties, but what that means may be vastly different in 2021 and beyond, even after the pandemic is under control.
5 PREDICTIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF RETREATS
The rustic, historic property once offered hot mineral soaks in private rooms with big clawfoot tubs and one of the best and largest wood-burning saunas in the States. Days frolicking between the steaming hot mineral baths, a cold creek, and the sauna—and nights spent without phone or wifi in a simple cabin in the woods. Hot tea, a warm fire, and a cool stack of magazines: My kind of bliss.
How to Adapt ZOOMING INTO THE FUTURE
In 2020, Zoom transformed from a business tool into a lifeline. How did the company keep up? Simple, says founder and CEO Eric Yuan: It focused on fundamentals.
Scott Wiener Is California's ‘YIMBY' State Senator
IN NOVEMBER, VOTERS in San Francisco reelected California Sen. Scott Wiener, a Democrat, over his opponent, democratic socialist Jackie Fielder.
CALIFORNIA COULD GET $150B FROM FEDERAL VIRUS RELIEF BILL
In January, state lawmakers agreed to use $2.6 billion in prior federal relief funding to pay off up to 80% of some tenant's unpaid rent. Ting said he’d like the state to also help pay off-unpaid commercial rents to prevent small business evictions.
COMIC-CON TO REMAIN VIRTUAL IN 2021, CITES FINANCIAL STRAIN
San Diego Comic-Con will remain virtual for the July event, but organizers are planning for a smaller-scale gathering later this year.
FEDERAL JUDGE SAYS CALIFORNIA CAN ENFORCE NET NEUTRALITY LAW
A federal judge this week ruled that California can for the first time enforce its tough net neutrality law, clearing the way for the state to ban internet providers from slowing down or blocking access to websites and applications that don’t pay for premium service.
CLARKSON TEETERING ON THE EDGE!
Tells lawyers: Do what it takes to get Brandon out of my life!