DSWD probes poor treatment of Taal evacuees

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:03:28 +0000

The Department of Social Welfare and Development said yesterday it is probing a viral post on social media involving a social worker who allegedly maltreated some evacuees at the Sto. Tomas Gym in Sto. Tomas, Batangas. “DSWD is validating a viral post in social media involving one of the social workers of the municipality of […]

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MWSS eyes Kaliwa Dam construction this year

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:45:45 +0000

The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System hopes to start the construction of the controversial Kaliwa Dam in the latter part of this year, saying they are now just waiting for the design of the dam to be finished. In an interview with Communications Assistant Secretary JV Arcena yesterday, MWSS administrator Emmanuel Salamat said the design phase […]

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3,000 Taal evacuees seek medical attention

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:42:14 +0000

The Department of Health yesterday said that more than 3,000 evacuees affected by the recent eruption of Taal Volcano have sought medical consultation for different common illnesses. “As of yesterday, we recorded 3,773 cases of common illnesses for which consultation were sought,” said Health Secretary Francisco Duque III. Illnesses experienced by the evacuees were common […]

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Motor taxi cap increased; pilot test area expanded

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:29:09 +0000

All is well that ends well as far as motorcycle taxis and their patrons are concerned. The House Committee on Transportation chaired by Samar Rep. Edgar Sarmiento yesterday announced the end of the impasse regarding the operation of popular motorcycle taxi services as authorities agreed to increase the cap on the number of riders as […]

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Filipinos feeling ‘real change’ – Andanar

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:25:00 +0000

Filipinos are feeling President Duterte’s “legacy of real change” following the results of a fourth quarter of 2019 Social Weather Stations survey showing his record-high public satisfaction rating, a Palace official said yesterday. Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said the President has been “reliable and as good as his word” in addressing the needs of […]

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38 Pinoy bets to Tokyo Games?

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 08:19:27 +0000

Thirty-eight Filipino athletes have been labeled by various national sports association (NSAs) leaders as genuine 2020 Olympic candidates, Tokyo chief of mission Nonong Araneta declared yesterday. The Tokyo Olympics runs from July 24 until Aug. 9 and Araneta, after conferring with 15 NSA leaders, was told that 38 out of about 50 handpicked have what […]

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Massive brawl breaks out at end of US NCAA game

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 08:16:25 +0000

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Third-ranked Kansas and Kansas State ended their bitter showdown Tuesday night with a wild melee in the disabled seating behind the Wildcats’ basket that included punches, shoving, and at least one player threatening to swing a stool. The Jayhawks were dribbling out the time on their 81-60 victory when Silvio De Sousa was […]

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Kawhi outduels Doncic as Clippers outlast Mavs

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 08:07:04 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Kawhi Leonard won his duel with Luka Doncic as the Los Angeles Clippers downed the Dallas Mavericks 110-107 on the road in their Western Conference clash on Tuesday. Clippers star Leonard and Mavs talisman Doncic each finished with 36 points after a see-saw battle at the American Airlines Travel Center. Leonard […]

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Gauff forges mega duel vs Osaka; Djokovic ruthless vs rival

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 08:02:18 +0000

MELBOURNE (AFP) – Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff set up an Australian Open blockbuster with defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday, as Novak Djokovic strode towards his eighth title in Melbourne. American teenager Gauff, showing a tenacity which is becoming her trademark, clawed her way back from a set down to beat the experienced Sorana Cirstea, […]

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Pringle thankful to N-Port, recalls humble beginnings

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 07:58:26 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO   Stanley Pringle is grateful of his PBA beginnings after finally winning the championship as a major contributor of Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s title run in the Governors’ Cup. Pringle said his 4 1/2-year stint with the GlobalPort/NorthPort Batang Pier franchise gave him the opportunity to not only blossom as one of […]

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