N. Korean leader suspends military action plans against S. Korea

06/24/2020

SEOUL — North Korea suspended “military action plans” against South Korea during a Central Military Commission meeting presided over by leader Kim Jong-un, state media reported Wednesday, raising questions about Pyongyang’s intentions behind the decision. The decision…

WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment

05/26/2020

BRUSSELS — The World Health Organization, or WHO, said on Monday that it has temporarily suspended the trial of hydroxychloroquine as a drug to be used in treatment of COVID-19 after an article in medical journal The…

Twitter suspends accounts defending Duterte’s COVID-19 response – report

Krissy Aguilar 04/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Twitter has suspended accounts defending President Rodrigo Duterte under hashtags in support of the government’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response. “Hundreds of accounts” were in violation of the social media platform’s manipulation and spam…

Duterte suspends processing of admin cases during ECQ

Krissy Aguilar 04/08/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has suspended the filing of cases, appeals, petitions for review, and other pleadings before the Office of the President, except “urgent” ones, while the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) is in place.…

PH temporarily suspends visa issuance, visa-free entry to all foreign nationals

Neil Arwin Mercado 03/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Philippines is temporarily suspending the issuance of a visa and visa-free entry privileges to foreign nationals, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said Thursday. The said measure is effective Thursday, March 19, said Locsin.…

NBA suspends season until further notice, over coronavirus

03/12/2020

MIAMI  — The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice” after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league’s owners were leaning…

BI suspends issuance of visas upon arrival to Chinese nationals

Katrina Hallare 01/28/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Tuesday suspended the issuance of visas upon arrival (VUA) to Chinese nationals in the wake of the novel coronavirus or 2019-nCov threat. In a statement, BI Commissioner Jaime…

China suspends Canadian meat imports amid Huawei dispute

06/26/2019

TORONTO – China is suspending all meat imports from Canada amid their dispute over the Canadian detention of a top executive at the Chinese tech company Huawei. The Chinese Embassy in Ottawa said in a statement on…

Duterte suspends gov’t work, classes in public schools on Jan. 2

Inquirer.net 12/17/2018

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday ordered the suspension of work in government offices and classes in public schools on January 2. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, by the authority of the President, signed Memorandum Circular…

A day after the fire: City Hall suspends renewal of Carbon Market vendors lease permits

Morexette Marie Erram 11/30/2018

The Cebu City government has ordered the indefinite suspension of the renewal of lease permits of vendors who occupy the Carbon Public Market Complex. Lawyer Winifreado Orcullo Jr., the city market administrator, made the announcement Friday morning…

Mandaue suspends classes due to TD Samuel

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/19/2018

Mandaue City Mayor Gabriel Luis “Luigi” Quisumbing suspends classes in all levels, from kindergarten to senior high school, in public schools in Mandaue City on Tuesday, November 19. This, after the anticipation of Tropical Depression Samuel which…

PSDL suspends DLIC player

Ray Charlie Diaz 10/10/2018

A PLAYER from the Divine Life Institute of Cebu (DLIC) will be suspended following a heated game against the San Isidro Parish School (SIPS) in the Private Schools Developmental League (PSDL) 18-Under basketball tournament last Saturday at…

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