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Matthew Wolff was assessed a one-stroke penalty from Thursday%u2019s opening round of The American Express. (Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Wolff assessed penalty a day later

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On Friday, Matthew Wolff was assessed a one-stroke penalty from Thursday’s opening round of The American Express for violation of Rule 9.4b (Ball Lifted or Moved by You – Penalty for Lifting or Deliberately Touching Your Ball or Causing i...

Sungjae Im of Korea walks off the tenth hole during the pro-am tournament prior to the Sony Open at Waialae Country Club on January 13, 2021 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images/AFP

Im shoots 65 to seize PGA lead in California desert

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South Korea’s Im Sung-jae, a Masters runner-up last year, fired a bogey-free seven-under par 65 to grab a one-stroke lead after Friday’s second round of the US PGA American Express tournament. The 22-year-old Asian star stood on 11-under...

Taguig City Mayor Lino Cayetano

Taguig readies facilities for vaccination

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Taguig Mayor Lino Cayetano announced that the city is already setting up four mega-quarantine vaccination centers and 40 community centers for the rollout of the government's coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination program, according to a...

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Going around the Metro

chrome_reader_modeDecember 30, 2020 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

A few days before the New Year, while the traffic flow was relatively smooth, this footloose went around Calabarzon to see for myself how people and businesses were doing in the area just south of Metro Manila. The long Christmas weekend saw citizens trooping to Tagaytay City, pushing the gridlock ...

Around town

chrome_reader_modeDecember 13, 2020 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

And the real count down begins. The song 12 days of Christmas is more, than, appropriate now. Around town, here’s some of the news update I have heard while I gather materials to write this holiday season going up to the new year. I can sense your interest. Here’s the first or should ...

Blame Game

chrome_reader_modeNovember 19, 2020 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Others call it resilience. I call it a litmus test of our strength and faith in the God Almighty. I have enough of the Filipino resiliency which is likened to bamboo that sways wherever the wind blows. Our resiliency was once again tested with the havoc caused by Typhoon Ulysses. It seems like a c...

The Bright Side

chrome_reader_modeOctober 23, 2020 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

For a psychiatrist, looking at the bright side is often better, no matter what the situation is. It is the glimmer of hope that makes a lot of difference. Instead of being weighed down by negative developments, you should reconsider your blessings because others may not be as fortunate. Looking at ...

Just Because

chrome_reader_modeOctober 13, 2020 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

The Philippines has apparently implemented the longest lockdown among countries affected by coronavirus.  As I write this piece, while other countries are opening up their borders, the Philippines keeps its mobility restrictions on senior citizens and children. Reading social media posts, some...

10,000 healthcare workers leave PH this year

chrome_reader_modeOctober 08, 2020 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said around 10,000 healthcare workers (HCWs) left the country to work abroad since the start of the year, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. POEA Administrator Bernard Olalia said the health workers, particularly nurses, ar...

5 OFWs catch coronavirus 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 28, 2020 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said five more Filipinos abroad caught the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), pushing the tally to 10,438. In its latest case bulletin, the DFA said the new Covid-19 cases were from Africa. While there are no new recoveries, the DFA reported one fatality. ...

Frustrating Debate

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 18, 2020 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

I find it frustrating to hear the discussions among concerned agencies on a new ruling that we, the people, have to follow under this pandemic environment. The argument on the shortening of the distance between passengers in public transportation remains heated among medical professionals, the auth...

DOF eyes P2.5 trillion gov't revenues this year 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 09, 2020 loyalty account_circleJim Abrams

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said the government expects to collect P2.5 trillion this year, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. During a Senate budget hearing, Dominguez said the revenue collection from January to July 2020 amounted to 1.69 trillion. The total government tax and non-tax re...

DOTr agrees to publish gov't transactions in newspapers 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 09, 2020 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said it will comply with President Rodrigo Duterte's directive for government expenses and transactions to be published in newspapers, including details about companies bidding for government projects. Duterte issued the directive amid allegations of corr...

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