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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China virus kills 9; 440 cases confirmed

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 05:47:18 +0000

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine yesterday, with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said, as authorities stepped up efforts to control the outbreak by discouraging public gatherings in Hubei province. Another 2,197 people who came into contact with infected people were isolated, with 765 […]

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1 more year for Gin Kings idol

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:15:22 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO   MARK Caguioa announced Monday that he will return for one more season with Barangay Ginebra San Miguel. The 40-year-old guard made the announcement during Ginebra’s victory celebration at the Metrotent in Ortigas where fans gathered to savor the team’s third PBA Governors’ Cup title in four years following a 4-1 series defeat of […]

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Sandigan junks cases vs Purisima, Napeñas

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:00:10 +0000

The Sandiganbayan Fourth Division has dismissed the charges of graft and usurpation of official functions against former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Alan Purisima and former PNP- Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) director Getulio Napeñas Jr., in connection with the botched operation that led to the bloody killing of 44 SAF troopers in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. “The […]

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Tagle warns faithful vs self-promotion

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:39:55 +0000

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle has warned the people against the tendency of self-promotion, saying that mission without spirituality has no value. Tagle, made the call in his homily in a Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar, where he also bade farewell to his hometown in Imus, Cavite, on Monday. […]

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House to hold regular session in Batangas evacuation center

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:38:03 +0000

The House of Representatives will hold tomorrow its regular session right at the Batangas Convention Center, one of the largest evacuation centers for evacuees who fled to safety at the height of the destructive Taal volcanic eruption last week. Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said the decision to convene the chamber in session in Batangas was […]

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DoH: No case of new coronavirus in PH

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:35:52 +0000

The Department of Health (DoH) urged the public to stop spreading misinformation about the new strain of coronavirus after three Chinese nationals bound for world-famous Boracay Island were quarantined after arriving in Kalibo town, Aklan province. “There is no case of the new coronavirus in the country. The three Chinese underwent quarantine because it is […]

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China says virus spreading between humans as WHO set to meet

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:16:24 +0000

China has confirmed human-to-human transmission in the outbreak of a new SARS-like virus as the number of cases soared and the World Health Organization said it would consider declaring an international public health emergency. The coronavirus, which has spread to three other Asian countries and infected more than 200 people in China, has caused alarm […]

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Ailments hound Taal evacuees

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:22:07 +0000

A week after thousands of families fled the wrath of Taal Volcano, the situation at evacuation centers sheltering them has begun to deteriorate because of overcrowding. Evacuees on Monday said children were getting sick and water was getting scarce. Forty-year-old Luz Mendoza, from Barangay Laguile, Taal, Batangas, worried about her two-month-old baby who has had […]

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