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WHO says it is too early to reinstate face shield policy 

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Despite the threat posed by the Omicron Covid-19 variant, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said "it is still premature to reintroduce the face shields" with the "significant public discontent" on its mandatory use, a...

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Manila recognizes medical workers on Bonifacio Day 

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The city government of Manila paid tribute to medical workers during the celebration of Andres Bonifacio’s 158th birth anniversary at Liwasang Bonifacio on Tuesday, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The city again called me...

Return of face shield policy opposed

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A leader of the House of Representatives on Tuesday said the government should implement strict border control measures instead of re-imposing the mandatory wearing of face shields to directly address the spread of the new Omicron variant of Covid-19...

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Emerald Avenue exclusive to pedestrians on Sundays 

chrome_reader_modeNovember 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Nagsimula na kahapon, November 21, 2021 ang Open Street Sundays sa Emerald Avenue kung saan pansamantalang hindi madaraanan ng mga sasakyan ang naturang daan tuwing Linggo, simula 06:00AM hanggang 06:00PM. Sa loob ng 12 oras tuwing Linggo ay ekslusibong mga pedistrian lamang ang makakagamit ng Emer...

Circularity key to addressing waste pollution 

chrome_reader_modeNovember 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

With the increasing volume of waste being generated and leaked into water sources and the environment, it has become necessary for companies to transition into a more sustainable model where products and processes, especially for plastics, are designed for circularity rather than linear production. ...

Hidilyn inspires with Kwentong Jollibee 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

When weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz won the country’s first gold medal after a near century-long wait at the Olympics, Filipinos from all over the globe rejoiced and celebrated her historic triumph. Hidilyn’s winning lift, which also set a new Olympic record, was a result of years of hard wor...

QC population hits 2.96 million in 2020

chrome_reader_modeOctober 15, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Did you know that when the Philippine Commonwealth Government created Quezon City in 1939, it had a much smaller area than at present and a population of only 39,103 people, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. That small number of inhabitants came from the then sparsely-populated barri...

PH joints World Expo 2020 in Dubai

chrome_reader_modeOctober 06, 2021 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

The Philippines is one of the countries with a self-built pavilion among 192 participating nations in the most digitally advanced World Expo in history hosted by Dubai, United Arab Emirates, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Philippine Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Hjayceely...

PHLPost release Covid-19 ‘hero’ stamps 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleLinda Flores

The Philippine Post Office (PHLPost) has printed 80,000 pieces of stamps in eight illustrated color designs featuring ordinary people who are considered heroes in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The “Keep the Fai...

Enter the unfiltered and unedited world of GenZ conversations on Twitter

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

Youthful and outspoken are just some of the words to describe the new generation or what is more known as Gen Z. This demographic also lives the digital lifestyle, making the most of their time online to pursue their interests and passions. Gen Z is the voice of the new generation on Twitter—...

Cedula remains in use in PH

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 07, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Cedula or residence certificate remains in use in the Philippines today, centuries after the Spanish regime imposed it on the Filipino people. However, the 1896 "cedula" which marked the start of Philippine revolution and the community tax certificate (CTC) being collected by lo...

Most Filipinos aware of low-glycemic food benefits 

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 02, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

There are now more Filipinos who are aware of the health benefits of low-glycemic index (GI) rice, a study from the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PRRI) showed in a report by Philippine News Agency. “Results of our study showed that majority of o...

PH marks 125th anniversay of 'Cry of Pugadlawin'

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 01, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

As the nation marks on Monday the 125th anniversary of the "Cry of Pugad Lawin," formerly called the "Cry of Balintawak”, it is also worth recalling how the “First Cry” monument was relocated from its original site in Balintawak to the University of the Philippines (...

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