2 more Filipinos die in Beirut blast, 31 injured — DFA

Credit to Author: Javier Joe Ismael| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 05:10:12 +0000

TWO more Filipinos died in the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Friday. The latest toll brings the number of deaths to four with 31 injured, the DFA said. “We are saddened by the latest turn of developments. The higher figure comes as our Embassy personnel work to ascertain […]

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Police colonel caught driving stolen car

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 06:49:28 +0000

  Authorities have arrested a police colonel who was allegedly caught driving a carnapped vehicle in San Mateo, Rizal, the Philippine National Police (PNP) reported Friday. A report reaching Camp Crame in Quezon City identified the suspect as Police Lieutenant Colonel Renato Castillo, 46, assigned to the Regional Police Holding and Accounting Section of the […]

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Japan donates Avigan, anti-flu drug, for trial on PH Covid patients

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 05:03:43 +0000

THE Japanese Embassy announced that the Philippines has been supplied with its anti-flu drug Avigan for use in the clinical trial of 100 Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients in the country. In a statement, the embassy said that it has given the tablets to the Department of Health as part of its emergency grant aid […]

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