HIV a threat amid pandemic – Duque

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 02:11:53 +0000

As the world marks World AIDS Day on December 1, Health Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd warned that the disease remains a threat with 21 cases reported every day. Duque said that even as the country grapples with the coronavirus disease pandemic, the government and other sectors should also focus on the prevention and reduction of […]

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WHO alarmed by Covid-19 surge in Brazil, Mexico

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 20:30:25 +0000

GENEVA: The World Health Organization voiced alarm Monday over a rapid worsening of the Covid-19 situations in Brazil and Mexico, urging them to be “very serious” about halting the spread. Both countries had seen both cases and deaths from the novel coronavirus surge in recent weeks as a second wave of the pandemic has hit. […]

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Soccer great Diego Maradona dies

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 01:12:03 +0000

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who scored the “Hand of God” goal in 1986 and led his country to that year’s World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. He was 60. Maradona’s spokesman, Sebastián Sanchi, said he died Wednesday of a heart attack, two weeks […]

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Victory Christian churches reopen in Metro Manila

Credit to Author: Aric John Sy Cua| Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 17:04:32 +0000

CHRISTIAN church Victory, which meets in 18 locations in Metro Manila and also in the provinces, formally announced on their social media platforms and website on Friday that they will reopen their doors to the public. “By God’s grace, we can once again meet in our location for worship services, while our online services will […]

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Who is Joe Biden?

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sat, 07 Nov 2020 19:05:15 +0000

DAYS before he left the White House in 2017, President Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, declaring his septuagenarian, white-haired lieutenant “the best vice president America’s ever had,” a “lion of American history.” The tribute marked the presumed end of a long public life that put Biden in the orbit […]

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Jazul powers Phoenix vs San Miguel Beer

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 16:42:39 +0000

THE Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters leaned on RJ Jazul’s fourth quarter heroics to escape the San Miguel Beermen, 110-103, in the PBA Season 45 Philippine Cup on Thursday night at the Angeles University Foundation (AUF) Sports and Cultural Center in Angeles, Pampanga. Jazul delivered in the payoff period, scoring 23 of his career-high 33 […]

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US still without a president as Biden wins Wisconsin

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 20:52:44 +0000

WASHINGTON: The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday as Democratic challenger Joe Biden picked up a win in Wisconsin and fought President Donald Trump in other battleground states that could prove crucial in determining who wins the White House. Neither candidate cleared the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win […]

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Duterte visits parents’ tomb

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 17:14:03 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte visited the tomb of his parents in Davao City on Wednesday night. He was accompanied by Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go based on photos released by Malacañang. The President’s father, Vicente Duterte, was a Cebuano lawyer while his mother, Soledad, was a teacher. Duterte has been in Davao since Monday, his spokesman […]

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Esperon backs ‘red-tagging’ officials

Credit to Author: Dempsey Reyes| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 11:28:09 +0000

NATIONAL Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. on Wednesday expressed support for two officials, under fire for “red-tagging” personalities, for their crusade against progressive groups allegedly linked to communist groups. In a public briefing, Esperon said Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr. and Communications Undersecretary Loraine Badoy, spokesmen for the National Task Force to End Local Communist […]

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Death toll from ‘Quinta’ up to 14 — OCD

Credit to Author: Dempsey Reyes| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 08:30:58 +0000

THE death toll in the aftermath of typhoon “Quinta” (international name: Molave) rose to 14, with 21 injured and seven persons missing, disaster authorities said on Wednesday. The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Bicol said five persons drowned — three from Gigmoto, Catanduanes; one from Bacacay, Albay; and one in Calabanga, Camarines Sur. It […]

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