Day: May 14, 2020

Monsod: Arrest of Duterte critic sans libel complaint illegal, unconstitutional

Lawyer Christian Monsod. (file photo from Radyo Inquirer) MANILA, Philippines – Lawyer Christian Monsod, one of the 1987 Constitution’s framers has reminded law enforcers that arresting a cyber-libel suspect for allegedly maligning President Rodrigo Duterte, without a formal complaint, is both illegal and unconstitutional. Monsod on Friday pointed out that the arrest of a 41-year-old […]

Innovent Announces Key Results from a Number of Clinical Studies to Be Presented at the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

SUZHOU, China, May 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Innovent Biologics, Inc. (“Innovent” or “the Company”) (HKEX: 01801), a world-class biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and commercializes high-quality medicines for the treatment of cancer, autoimmune, metabolic and other major diseases, today announced that clinical data on its ORIENT-2 study of TYVYT® (sintilimab injection), an innovative anti-PD-1 antibody […]

Trump says he’ll replenish stockpile for future pandemics

ALLENTOWN, Pa.  — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he intends to prepare for future pandemics by replenishing the national stockpile and bringing manufacturing of critical supplies and equipment back to the U.S. President Donald Trump speaks after exiting Air Force One at Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown, Pa., Thursday, May 14, 2020. (AP […]

Should runners wear a face mask outdoors?

Should runners wear a face mask outdoors? It depends. You won’t always need a face covering while jogging or riding a bike if you’re exercising with no one around, but it’s good to carry one just in case. ADVERTISEMENT Joggers at Lumphini Park in Bangkok on May 3, 2020. The Straits Times/Asia News Network/HATHAI TECHAKITTERANUN […]

Kennon Road closed as Ambo rattles quarantined countryside

BAGUIO CITY — Kennon Road has been closed as a precaution against rockslides as Tropical Storm Ambo blows through a countryside weary from the quarantine. Only residents are allowed access to the Zigzag road, according to instructions given on Thursday (May 14) by Albert Mogol, chair of the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management […]

Ban on public transport stays in MECQ areas

The ban on public transport stays in Metro Manila, Laguna and Cebu City, which remain under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) from May 16 to 31, Malacañang said on Thursday. “We want to restart the economy, but not at the expense of having a second wave [of new coronavirus cases],” presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said. […]

Pangasinan mayor draws flak over birthday ‘harana’

CALASIAO, PANGASINAN—Mayor Timoteo Villar III of Sto. Tomas, Pangasinan, came under fire on Thursday for allegedly violating quarantine protocols after videos that showed him shaking hands with guests during his birthday celebration on May 6 surfaced. The video clips circulated online on the heels of the controversial birthday gathering of Police Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas, […]

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