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SMC turns portion of head office land into urban farm

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 16:16:33 +0000

San Miguel Corp. is building its first urban farm within its sprawling head office complex in Ortigas to help build self-sufficiency among its support staff and help put agriculture back into the spotlight. Under the program, interested employees and workers doing support jobs will be given a plot of land in what will be dubbed […]


More than 240,000 AstraZeneca vaccines to be sent nationwide this week — Galvez

  MANILA, Philippines — More than 240,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines developed by British-Swede firm AstraZeneca will be sent to all regions this week, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said Sunday. Galvez said 54,500 doses of the vaccine have already been deployed in Metro Manila, Region 4-A or Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon), the Cordillera Administrative Region, and Region 3 or Central Luzon. “We are expecting more than 200,000 na AstraZeneca ang maidedeploy natin (will be sent) nationwide,” Galvez said in an interview over state-run People’s Television Network. “For this week, to all regions, magdedeploy po tayo ng (we will be sending…

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Covid-19 admissions in PGH increase

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 16:16:31 +0000

There is a “steady increase” of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients being treated at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH). PGH spokesman Dr. Jonas del Rosario on Sunday told ABS-CBN News that the increase in Covid admissions prompted the hospital to suspend walk-in outpatient checkup. “Elective surgical procedures have been suspended temporarily while outpatient consultation should […]


1.4M vaccines from China to arrive in March

Credit to Author: Keith Calayag| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 16:15:56 +0000

MORE than 1 million coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines from China would be shipped this month, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Sunday. He added that the 1 million doses from Sinovac would arrive on March 21. The 400,000 doses to be donated by China will also be shipped this month. “Meron po tayong […]


Muntinlupa intensifies StaySafe app contact tracing as Covid-19 cases rise

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 16:15:38 +0000

Recording a 40-percent increase in daily Covid-19 active cases, the local government of Muntinlupa intensifies its contact tracing efforts through the implementation of the StaySafe.PH app. Muntinlupa City StaySafe.PH Task Force, through the Business Permits and Licensing Office, has conducted inspections in various malls and other establishments to ensure full compliance with the contact tracing […]


Saso named 2020 Athlete of the Year

Credit to Author: Niel Victor C. Masoy| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 16:14:44 +0000

The Philippine sports took a hard hit when the Covid-19 pandemic broke out in the world last year. Due to strict health protocols and lockdowns induced by the still ongoing crisis, little to no games were played. The Filipino athletes struggled, a lot of them went out of shape, and their goals and dreams became […]


Vancouver News

B.C. Liberal party faces calls for renewal as leadership race heats up

Credit to Author: Katie DeRosa| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 21:00:46 +0000

Few have officially declared but potential candidates range from veteran MLAs to an anti-establishment right-wing YouTuber


B.C. Liberal party faces calls for renewal as leadership race heats up

Credit to Author: Katie DeRosa| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 21:00:46 +0000

Few have officially declared but potential candidates range from veteran MLAs to an anti-establishment right-wing YouTuber


COVID-19 update for March 6-7: Booking begins Monday for vaccine appointments | Another outbreak at Kelowna General Hospital

Credit to Author: Scott Brown| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 20:34:52 +0000

Here’s your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C.


Science News

Proteomics analysis identifies potential drug targets for aggressive human cancers
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine show that analysis of the proteomics, or all the protein data, from aggressive human cancers is a useful approach to identify potential novel therapeutic targets.


Proteomics analysis identifies potential drug targets for aggressive human cancers
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine show that analysis of the proteomics, or all the protein data, from aggressive human cancers is a useful approach to identify potential novel therapeutic targets.


The Swagtron EB7 Plus E-Bike Adjusts To Fit Anyone & Folds To Fit Anywhere

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 12:41:12 +0000

Electric bikes come in all shapes and sizes to suit a range of applications and riders. We reviewed the Swagtron EB5 two years ago and found it to be a capable, compact folding electric bike. The Swagtron EB7 Plus takes the compact footprint of the EB5 and kicks everything up a notch in just about […]


Technology News

The Swagtron EB7 Plus E-Bike Adjusts To Fit Anyone & Folds To Fit Anywhere

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 12:41:12 +0000

Electric bikes come in all shapes and sizes to suit a range of applications and riders. We reviewed the Swagtron EB5 two years ago and found it to be a capable, compact folding electric bike. The Swagtron EB7 Plus takes the compact footprint of the EB5 and kicks everything up a notch in just about […]


Ford Mustang Mach-E Gets Nearly 4,000 Sales In 1st Full Month! 70% Conquest Sales!!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 08:24:22 +0000

Ford has just reported February sales (it’s one of the only automakers that still reports monthly sales in the USA), and the headline news is that the Mustang Mach-E had nearly 4,000 sales in its first full month on the market. Score! Ford even led the sales report with a picture of the new Mustang […]


Tesla’s “Next Step Towards World Domination”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 06:42:35 +0000

Tesla has taken another step “towards world domination,” according to Motley Fool Live. Host Jason Hall chatted with Danny Vena, a contributor for Fool, about what some news means for Tesla shareholders. Vena noted that every day it seems like there’s a new headline about either Tesla or Elon Musk. (Well, technically, there are many […]


Vice News

Laid-Off Oil Worker on Fox News Was Recruited by Group That Denies Climate Change

Credit to Author: Geoff Dembicki| Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 15:26:26 GMT

A pipeline worker went on Fox News this week to talk about how Biden cancelling Keystone XL cost him his job. Fox failed to mention he was recruited by a prominent climate denial organization.


Some Canadian Pastors Are Waging a Holy War Against COVID-19 Lockdowns

Credit to Author: Mack Lamoureux| Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 12:00:00 GMT

An Albertan pastor has been in police custody for over two weeks because he won’t accept bail conditions that would require him to preach to a limited crowd, and churches are leaping to his defence.


12 Years After a Brutal Murder, Police Have a Break in a Cold Case

Credit to Author: Naama Weingarten| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 15:21:02 GMT

The murder of Richard Clements has been unsolved for years. But with a new DNA lead and changes sparked by COVID-19, grieving loved ones might finally get the answers they’ve been longing for.


Immigration

Canadian work permit options for entrepreneurs in 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 09:00:30 +0000

Canada has made some policy changes affecting immigration pathways for entrepreneurs. In recent weeks, Canada announced that the Owner/Operator category under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) will be removed on April 1, 2021. This category allowed applicants to apply for a work permit without having to do the advertising requirement of the Labour Market […]

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Quebec turns to nurses abroad to fill shortages

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 06 Mar 2021 09:00:34 +0000

The Quebec health network is seeking to fill its current shortage of nurses by recruiting abroad. This information was reported by the French-language media, Radio-Canada. According to the information reported, recruitment sessions will be held in France and Belgium over the next few months in order to “attract at least 1,700 nurses and more than […]

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Canada expanding processing capacity to expedite family reunion

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 18:50:06 +0000

Canada is expanding the Case Processing Centre in Sydney, Nova Scotia in an effort to process more applications and reunite families faster. IRCC will get new office space and be able to hire 62 additional employees, according to a media release. These new employees will primarily work on family class overseas applications. With these new […]

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Sports

MLB, MLBPA, Cuba reach deal for players to sign
Major League Baseball, its players’ association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting.


Source: Panthers shutting down Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers are not expected to play Cam Newton for the final two games because of a shoulder injury and the fact that the team is all but eliminated from playoff contention.


UGA lands Dean in latest recruiting win vs. Bama
Georgia landed a commitment Wednesday from linebacker Nakobe Dean, the No. 23 ranked prospect overall who chose the Bulldogs over Alabama, Ole Miss, Auburn and LSU.


Thunder’s Felton, Schroder suspended 1 game
Oklahoma City guards Raymond Felton and Dennis Schroder were suspended for one game without pay Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation and participating in the melee that spilled over into the stands.


‘Heartbroken’ Leonard eyes 40 tackles vs. Giants
Colts rookie linebacker Darius Leonard, who leads the league with 146 tackles, said he was “heartbroken” at being passed over for the Pro Bowl. He said he wants to get 40 tackles against the Giants on Sunday.


Decorated swimmer Missy Franklin retires at 23
Missy Franklin, a five-time Olympic gold medalist, announced her retirement at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain as the impetus for her decision.