A decade of difference

Marilyn Duterte Oppus - @inquirerdotnet 10/09/2020

I turned 70 this year. The feeling of reaching this number didn’t seem that much different from when I turned 60. It is one of mixed emotions: dreading the number, but at the same time, truly grateful…

WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trials on COVID-19 patients

06/19/2020

GENEVA — The World Health Organization decided Wednesday to halt trials of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for hospitalized COVID-19 patients, finding it did not reduce the mortality rate. A decades-old malaria and rheumatoid arthritis drug, hydroxychloroquine…

PH stops hydroxychloroquine treatment in COVID-19 clinical trials after WHO advice

Daphne Galvez 05/26/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Hospitals in the country participating in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) solidarity trial will stop administering the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine to patients as a treatment for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in compliance with the international…

Binay associate decries freeze order on firms’ assets, says AMLC ‘lied to CA’

05/17/2015

MANILA, Philippines — Businessman Antonio L. Tiu scored the Anti-Money Laundering Council on Sunday, for including in its  freeze order request his companies’ bank accounts, saying these were all used in legitimate transactions. “The AMLC lied to…

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