COVID-19 outbreak still manageable – exec

Morexette Marie Erram 07/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City may have experienced an increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases. But local health executives here assured the public that the outbreak remains “manageable.” Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, head of the…

COVID-19 outbreak in uptown site affects 49 construction workers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The high cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) recorded in Cebu City on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, has been attributed to an outbreak in a construction site. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy…

Why real news matters

Warren Fernandez - @inquirerdotnet 10/03/2020

More than 150 newsrooms from around the world marked World News Day last Sept. 28. This, however, is not an occasion for journalists to pat themselves on the back for the work they do. Rather, the focus…

China battles new outbreak in far west Xinjiang

AP 07/19/2020

BEIJING— The number of confirmed cases in a new COVID-19 outbreak in China’s far west has risen to 17. The National Health Commission said Saturday that 16 more cases were identified in the previous 24 hours in…

New York starts reopening as WHO says virus ‘worsening’ worldwide

AFP 06/09/2020

NEW YORK, United States – New York City — the epicenter of America’s coronavirus outbreak — began partially reopening its shattered economy Monday after almost three months of lockdown, as the World Health Organization warned the health…

JoyRide launches delivery services amidst COVID-19 outbreak

PR 03/25/2020

Filipino-owned motorcycle ride-hailing firm JoyRide has launched its on-demand curbside delivery app dubbed as “JoyRide Delivery” in order to help the people and the riders amidst the coronavirus-induced lockdown in Luzon. JoyRide said the new services are…

PAL cuts 300 jobs as losses mount

Miguel Camus - Philippine Daily Inquirer 02/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has laid off 300 ground-based administrative and management personnel in a bid to cut costs amid declining demand because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The country’s largest airline said in a…

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