Queen’s coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace as huge crowds line London route

Reuters 09/14/2022

LONDON/BELFAST, Sept 13 (Reuters) – King Charles and members of the royal family received the coffin of the late Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, after tens of thousands of people lined the streets in heavy…

Among now Greek letter-named COVID variants, Delta draws biggest fear

Cristina Eloisa Baclig - Content Researcher/Writer / @CeBacligINQ 07/09/2021

MANILA, Philippines — If the new names of SARS Cov2 variants sound Greek to you, they are. Alpha, Beta, Delta, Gamma are now the names for the UK, South African, Indian and Brazil variants of the virus…

Queen Elizabeth II hails PH nurses in UK

Tina G. Santos 07/06/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has acknowledged the contribution of Filipino nurses working in the United Kingdom’s healthcare sector. “We are fortunate to have many nurses from the Philippines in the National Health Service,” the…

The cost of Chinese poaching in WPS

Solita Collas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 04/10/2021

Watching what is happening in Myanmar—the people being killed by the military who are sworn to defend them—my mind hearkens back to our Edsa Revolt against the Marcos dictatorship. Myanmar, in free and fair elections, repudiated their…

OCTA sees link between COVID-19 variants and spike of cases in Pasay

Cathrine Gonzales 03/03/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A research group monitoring the trends of Covid-19 in the Philippines believed that the increase of coronavirus cases in Pasay City is linked to the SARS-CoV-2 variants that were first detected in the United…

Virus expected to last long-term despite global vaccine rollout

Agence France Presse 02/13/2021

STOCKHOLM, Sweden  – The head of the EU’s disease control agency warned Friday that the novel coronavirus could last indefinitely even as global infections slowed by nearly half in the last month and vaccine rollouts gathered pace…

TIMELINE: The new Covid-19 variant from overseas to PH

Cristina Eloisa Baclig - Content Researcher/Writer / @CeBacligINQ 01/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — It is here. The new coronavirus variant, which was first detected in the United Kingdom (UK), has been detected in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) announced Wednesday evening. “Following strengthened biosurveillance and border…

UK congratulatory Biden note contained hidden Trump message

Agence France Presse 11/12/2020

LONDON — The British government on Tuesday blamed a “technical error” for an embarrassing gaffe in which Donald Trump’s faded-out name appeared in a congratulatory online statement to Joe Biden. Sharp-eyed Twitter users spotted the words “Trump,”…

Cebu International Education Fair slated on October 26

PR 10/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – IDP Education Philippines brings to Cebu more options for international study on October 26, 2019 at the Grand Convention Center of Cebu along Governor M. Cuenco Avenue in Cebu City. The IDP International…

British Ambassador bares global pro-media campaign

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –British Ambassador Daniel Pruce has shared his government’s campaign to promote freedom of the press. “This campaign is not anti-government: It is not anti-business. It is not anti any single individual or political party,” …

Cebu City to receive P160M assistance from UK

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City has been chosen as one of the beneficiaries of United Kingdom’s Global Future Cities Programme. In his Facebook post, Mayor Tomas Osmeña disclosed that the city is one of the 19 cities in…

UK lifts travel advisory on Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The United Kingdom (UK) has lifted the travel advisory it issued against the southern parts of Cebu, including the towns of Badian and Dalaguete. “The FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) no longer advises against…

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