Buehler dominant as Dodgers seize 2-1 World Series lead

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 06:52:41 +0000

ARLINGTON: Los Angeles pitcher Walker Buehler added another impressive performance to his resume Friday, dominating on the mound to propel the Dodgers to a 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in game three of the World Series. The 26-year-old right-hander gave up one run on three hits with one walk and 10 strikeouts over […]

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Palace asks Red Cross to resume Covid-19 testing services

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 06:18:47 +0000

MALACANANG has urged the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to resume its coronavirus testing as it reiterated President Rodrigo Duterte’s commitment to pay the debt of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation’s (PhilHealth). Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said the “controversy should be over” since Duterte himself gave assurance on the full payment of the P930-million obligation […]

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Al Quinn, veteran TV and stage director, dies at 86

Credit to Author: Iza Iglesias, TMT| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 06:15:40 +0000

VETERAN director for stage, movie, television and commercials, Al Quinn, (born Alcuin Gargaritano Pastrano) died on Saturday morning. He was 86. Singer-songwriter and actor Ogie Alcasid was among the first to break the news over his official Facebook account. “We lost a great one today. The wonderful Al Quinn has joined our Creator,” Alcasid posted. […]

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One stages events elsewhere in Asia, not PH

Credit to Author: Carl Danielle B. Argarin| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 03:59:14 +0000

ONE Championship is set to have its biggest event yet next Friday, October 30 as the One: Inside the Matrix showcases stacked match cards. And as early as now, ONE Championship founder Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Chatri Sityodtong reveals that Singapore is just the start. On Friday, One: Inside the Matrix will have a live audience of 250 “Superfan” ticket holders inside the […]

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Curfew hours eased, multiple work shifts allowed

Credit to Author: Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 06:27:33 +0000

SEVERAL government agencies shortened curfew hours in the country and approved multiple and staggered work shifts in a bid to further open up the economy. This was announced by Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd, and Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año through a joint advisory they signed on […]

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MMFF to stream movie entries in December

Credit to Author: Tessa Mauricio-Arriola| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 06:19:41 +0000

A three-way partnership has brought the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), industry giant Globe Telecom and streaming platform Upstream together to assure Filipino families that their annual Christmas tradition of watching Metro Manila Film Festival entries will continue this year despite the coronavirus pandemic. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim, Globe President Ernest Cu and Upstream’s big […]

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Fabella hospital closed after medical staff test positive for Covid

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 05:23:00 +0000

AN increase in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections among health workers forced a government maternity hospital in Manila to close down “until further notice”. Dr. Diana Rose Cajipe, spokesman of the Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Medical Hospital, told The Manila Times in a phone interview that the hospital suspended admission and laboratory services starting this […]

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Palace: IATF removes antigen test requirement for outbound Filipino travelers

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 05:00:15 +0000

FILIPINOS traveling abroad are no longer required to undergo an antigen test before their departure, Malacañang announced on Friday. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has removed the use of antigen tests as a pre-boarding requirement for outbound Filipino travelers. Roque said […]

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Palace: Govt allows foreigners with investor’s visa to enter PH

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 04:30:58 +0000

THE Philippine government has allowed foreigners with investor visas to enter the country starting November, Malacañang announced on Friday. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said the decision to allow the entry of foreign nationals starting November 1 was reached by the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) during its […]

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IATF allows motorcycle taxis to resume operations

Credit to Author: Keith Calayag| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 04:30:26 +0000

THE Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has allowed motorcycle taxis to resume operations. This comes after the House of Representatives approved the extension of the motorcycle taxi pilot study, according to Presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. Roque said the IATF decision was “good news” because this means commuters can […]

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