Senator seeks security audit of Dito

Credit to Author: Bernadette E. Tamayo| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:39:01 +0000

SEN. Ana Theresia Hontiveros urged the National Security Council (NSC) to immediately conduct a security audit of Dito Telecommunity Corporation ahead of its commercial rollout on March 8. The senator made the call as the government has yet to resolve security concerns against Dito Telecom since ChinaTel, which has a 40 percent stake in Dito, […]

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Tiger Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:34:19 +0000

LOS ANGELES: In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces his toughest recovery of all. Woods was driving through a sweeping, downhill stretch of road through coastal suburbs of Los Angeles when his SUV struck a sign, crossed over a raised median and two oncoming lanes before it toppled down an embankment, coming […]

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4 dead in Tuguegarao road accident

Credit to Author: Vince Jacob A. Visaya| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:53:33 +0000

TUGUEGARAO CITY: Four people died after their pick-up car slammed into an electric post along the Balzain East highway on Monday night in this city, police said. Dead on the spot were Fidel Baldos of Flora, Apayao; Alvin Dela Cruz of Sto. Niño, Cagayan; and Patrick Desuasido of Bicol, according to a report from Lt. Col. […]

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Palace invites Robredo to join volunteer public officials for Sinovac inoculation

Credit to Author: Keith Calayag| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:45:28 +0000

MALACANANG on Wednesday invited Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo to join public officials who volunteered to be among the first to be inoculated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine manufactured by Sinovac Biotech. “Kung papayagan tayo ng National Task Force [against Covid-19] at [the] Department of Health ay kasama tayo sa mauunang magpabakuna […]

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MMDA buys AstraZeneca vaccines for 8,000 employees

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:15:27 +0000

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has placed an order of AstraZeneca vaccines for the coronavirus disease 2019 for its 8,000 employees, the agency chief said on Wednesday. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said the order from the British-Swedish multinational corporation was made during the time of the late chairman Danilo Lim. “Kami sa (We in the) […]

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Security audit of Dito urged ahead of March 8 rollout

Credit to Author: Bernadette E. Tamayo| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 03:54:10 +0000

SEN. Ana Theresia Hontiveros has urged the National Security Council (NSC) to immediately conduct a security audit of partly China-owned Dito Telecommunity Corporation ahead of its commercial rollout on March 8. The senator made the call as the government has yet to resolve security concerns against Dito Telecom since ChinaTel, which has a 40 percent stake […]

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Tiger Woods in surgery after roll-over car crash

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 03:13:23 +0000

LOS ANGELES: Tiger Woods suffered serious injuries to both legs as his car flew off the road and flipped several times on Tuesday near Los Angeles in a crash he was “very fortunate” to survive, law enforcement officials who found the US golf legend said. Woods did not appear to be under the influence of […]

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Magnitude 5.2 quake rocks Davao Occidental

Credit to Author: Arlie O. Calalo| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 02:41:49 +0000

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted Davao Occidental on Wednesday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). Phivolcs said the tectonic quake took place around 6:25 a.m. and had a depth of 79 kilometers. Its epicenter was at 318kms southeast of Sarangani, also in Davao Occidental, Phivolcs chief Renato Solidum told The Manila Times. […]

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Duterte to Cabinet men: Rehabilitate Surigao del Sur in 1 week 

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 02:11:53 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has given concerned Cabinet members a week to start rehabilitation in areas devastated by tropical storm “Auring”. At the situation briefing in Tandag, Surigao del Sur on Tuesday, the President asked government officials to assist victims, help the province’s agriculture sector, and repair damaged infrastructure within one week. “You have one week […]

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Tiger Woods seriously injured in California car crash

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:26:21 +0000

LOS ANGELES: Tiger Woods was seriously injured Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) when his SUV rolled over and ended up on its side in suburban Los Angeles, authorities said. The golf superstar had to be pulled out through the windshield, and his agent said he was undergoing leg surgery. Woods was alone in the SUV when […]

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