With almost 54 percent of its 9.3 million population having received both shots of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, Israel has logged sharp drops in contagion and cases.
The police-enforced wearing of protective masks outdoors, ordered a year ago, was scrapped from yesterday, but the Health Ministry said the requirement still applied for indoor public spaces and urged citizens to keep masks to hand.
With Israeli kindergarteners, elementary and high school students already back in class, middle school pupils who had been kept at home or attended class sporadically returned to pre-pandemic schedules.
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Why Dito At Doon Needs A Sequel
Following the success of its first-ever pandemic production Dito at Doon, film producer TBA Studios recently held a virtual thanksgiving party to celebrate, among other things, the extended run and international digital release of its rom-com topbilled by JC Santos and Janine Gutierrez.
Donaire Stronger Than Ever
Nonito Donaire Jr. expects to be stronger than ever with Mexican mixed martial arts guru Tony Diaz as his trainer when he takes on defending WBC bantamweight champion Nordine Oubaali of France in a scheduled 12-round bout at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson City, near Los Angeles, on May 29.
2 Suspects In Bulacan Kids' Slay Nabbed
Two principal suspects in the murder of two children in San Jose del Monte City in Bulacan have been arrested, police said yesterday.
Faustino Out, Centino Named New Army Chief
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has removed Lt. Gen. Jose Faustino Jr. as commanding general of the Philippine Army in an acting capacity.
New COVID cases in NCR down 30%
The average number of new COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila has decreased by around 30 percent over the past week, the OCTA Research group said yesterday.
PNP to target condos in drug operations
The Philippine National Police will intensify its intelligence-driven operations against illegal drug syndicates, which have apparently shifted their operations to condominiums, PNP chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said yesterday.
PCG to the rescue as vaccines sink in Quezon waters
Two boxes containing more than 1,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines went underwater in Quezon province on Thursday after the boat carrying them for delivery to two towns capsized after hitting a partly submerged concrete column some 100 meters from the coast, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported yesterday.
12 killed, 400 hurt in 2 China tornadoes
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Two tornadoes ripped through China’s central city of Wuhan and a town in the eastern province of Jiangsu, killing 12 persons and injuring hundreds while destroying homes and property, the official Xinhua News Agency said yesterday.
Israel pounds Gaza as deadly conflict intensifies
Israel bombarded Gaza with artillery and air strikes yesterday following a new barrage of rocket fire from the Hamas-run enclave, intensifying a conflict that has now claimed 127 lives.
Pinoy last ‘man' standing in The Apprentice: ONE edition
Filipino bet Louie Sangalang has cracked the Final Five of the inaugural “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” and remained the only man standing against four women counterparts heading into the last four episodes.
BOARD GAMES IN THE CLASSROOM
Gamers gather around a table to unbox a new board game or bring out an old favorite. Together, they enter into a unique experience of mental challenge, social interaction, and creative play — an experience that draws them together. But can this special experience have anything to do with learning? John Coveyou, founder of Genius Games, insists that it does. Whenever you take a seat around a table to play a board game, “your mind can’t not begin to pick up information about the world that the game is themed around.” Without a doubt, learning is part of the experience, but is it a big enough part to justify using board games in the classroom? If so, how can board games be best used for learning?
Pfizer deserves every bit of the credit it’s receiving. But should a drug company decide who gets a shot?
Welcome 2021 GROUP EXHIBITION JANUARY 1 - FEBRUARY 28,2021
Israeli Art Market celebrates the 2021 New Year with a major group exhibition!
How to Adopt a Cat
Hoping battles knowing in this three-act seduction (spoiler alert: there’s a cat in the story).
AVNER SHER: EMBRACING VANDALISM
Avner Sher (born 1951, Israel), one of Israel's most successful commercial architects, has earned his B. Arch, Architecture and Town Planning from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and graduated his Art studies at Haifa University.
Israel Drops Cannabis From The Sky Via Drones
In the Bible's Book of Exodus, the tribe of Israel, having left Egypt were lost and hungry. As their tummies rumbled in their time of need, help from above came in the form of “manna from heaven”, a white flakey substance, said to taste like honey.
POETIC LANDSCAPES:DITA JACOBOVITZ
Most of my landscape paintings are from my Residential area and from north Italy. I use various techniques, but mostly Oil on canvas. I decided several years ago that I will not try to reach the reality; I am trying to put the colors and shapes as I view them; sometimes, the place is the exactly the same spot, but the artworks are so different." - Dita Jacobovitz
A New Way to See BRAILLE
Remarkable discoveries are turning brain science on its head.
OSHER PARTOVI BLACK & LIGHT
I'm 41 years old, from Israel, a photographer and teaches master class photography. I discovered my interest in photography 17 years ago while traveling to the far east with my old film pocket camera.
Suly Bornstein Wolff
BETWEEN TRADITION AND THE FUTURE