The economy took another hit as the National Capital Region and four adjacent provinces were reverted to the strictest enhanced community quarantine for Holy Week to contain a surge in COVID cases. From a daily record high of over 10,000 at the start of the week, infections have tapered off in the NCR and the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal, although the numbers remain too high.
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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.
2019 CORVETTES AT CARLISLE
Fueled by the C8 Corvette, the Corvettes at Carlisle show set a new attendance record in 2019
The young Earth warrior
AARAV Seth from Indirapuram is just 12, but he has already found his life’s mission – to save the environment and help the needy.
MODERN ARCHITECTURE IS NOW ABOUT INNOVATIVE SPACE FLUIDITY
After gaining professional work experience, he later started taking up projects in partnership and successfully worked on multiple projects in Delhi-NCR. The whole experience inspired him with a desire to start his own design firm.
Eleazar takes over PNP leadership today
Not a few have said that his appointment as Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief had been long in coming. As far back as three PNP heads before him, Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar had been touted to be the most fit and ripe to become the leader of the country’s 220,000-strong police force until President Duterte confirmed that expectation with the announcement of his appointment as the PNP’s 24th Chief.
YESS – Your Everyday Super Store to Open 15 Stores in Delhi-NCR In 2 Year
A LEADING SUPERSTORE CHAIN BASED IN DELHI-NCR, YESS CAME TO ITS INCEPTION ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2019 WITH A STORE IN NEW DELHI’S POPULAR HIGH STREET, LAJPAT NAGAR. IN A SHORT SPAN OF 18 MONTHS, YESS GREW FROM 1 SUPERSTORE TO 3 SUPERSTORES – THE OTHER TWO STORES ALSO LOCATED IN PREMIUM LOCATIONS OF THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION…
Digital Mill: ONE OF THE TOP 10 SOCIAL MEDIA COMPANIES IN Delhi -NCR
Booming exponentially, the digital marketing industry is evolving as a major marketing trend of the 21st century intensified by digitization and rapid internet penetration.
In battered NCR, this oxygen langar offers a welcome breather
Ghaziabad: Hundreds of people have been queuing up at an Indirapuram gurdwara since Thursday night after it opened an ‘oxygen langar’ for people with acute respiratory distress in frantic search for hospital beds.
Noela Amparo: Pop rock sensation in the making
She would have loved to rock out there and promote her debut record with face-to-face audiences. But the ongoing pandemic made sure that singer Noela Amparo will get to do the rounds via virtual performances and online show appearances.
‘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.
More than 80% of April-May weddings in NCR postponed
Fewer COVID cases being reported along with relaxation in restrictions towards the end of last year and early this year meant the return of big weddings – with more than 200 guests – in NCR and other parts of the country.