US sets 24-hour records with over 3,700 Covid deaths, 250,000 new cases

12/17/2020

WASHINGTON – The United States set a grim double record Wednesday notching more than 3,700 deaths and more than 250,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University. The country has seen…

China’s vaccine development enters phase 3 trial

06/26/2020

BEIJING — China reached an important new level of vaccine development with the start of the phase three clinical trial of an inactivated vaccine candidate against COVID-19 in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. It is the…

DOH records 106 more COVID-19 cases; total surges to 3,870

Daphne Galvez 04/08/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) has recorded 106 more cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the country, raising the total to 3,870 as of April 8. Twelve patients, meanwhile, were able to…

COVID-19 cases in PH now at 3,660; death toll at 163

Daphne Galvez 04/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Four hundred and fourteen more individuals have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday. This brought the total of confirmed cases in the country…

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, World Bank sees PH economy growing 3% at best, contracting 0.5% at worst in 2020

Ben O. de Vera 03/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The COVID-19 pandemic will take its toll on economies across East Asia and the Pacific, and the Philippines was no exception given its reliance on tourism and trade, the World Bank said in a…

PH receives 3,000 COVID-19 test kits from Singapore

Neil Arwin Mercado 03/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government on Tuesday received 3,000 diagnostic test kits for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from Singapore. Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said that he received the test kits as well as a…

3 Chinese kids in Aklan hospital for possible 2019-nCoV discharged

Nestor P. Burgos Jr. 01/28/2020

ILOILO CITY –– Three Chinese nationals confined at the provincial hospital of Aklan for possible novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV infection were released on Tuesday morning, health officials said. Dr. Cornelio Cuachon Jr., Aklan provincial health officer, said…

2 men shot dead within 3 hours in Cebu City

Alven Marie Timtim 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two persons were shot dead by still unidentified assailants in a span of just three hours in Barangays Basak San Nicolas and Cogon Pardo, Cebu City this afternoon, January 7, 2020. Police identified…

3 schools benefit from Project E-lab

PR 11/29/2019

Three schools offering the Senior High course Electrical Installation and Maintenance (EIM) in Metro Cebu — Abellana National School, Mandaue City Comprehensive NHS and Naga City NHS — received refurbished laboratories under the Aboitiz Foundation and Visayan…

Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort celebrates 3 decades as top resort destination in Cebu

Marc Cosep 08/25/2019

It was a night of glitz and glamour as Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort celebrated its 30th anniversary in the business. Colorful was the celebration with a fabulous Filipiniana-inspired theme. A fresh and tasty dinner paired with a…

5 reelectionists, 4 returning, 3 new faces proclaimed senators

/INQ.net 05/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Five incumbent senators won back their seats in the Senate in the midterm elections, with three first-time senators and four former senators joining them when the 18th Congress opens in July. Topping this year’s…

3 simple things you can do to protect animals this Earth Day

Marc Cosep 04/21/2019

We are constantly bombarded with reminders that our planet and the species living here are in trouble. There are melting ice caps, toxic chemicals in the air, pesticides in out food, and species going extinct… yep, theses…

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