Day: May 15, 2020

China calls on US to pay its debts to the United Nations

UNITED NATIONS — China on Friday issued a statement calling on all UN member states to “actively fulfill their financial obligations to the United Nations,” stressing that Washington owes the organization more than $2 billion. “As of May 14, the total unpaid assessments under the UN regular budget and peacekeeping budget amount to 1.63 billion […]

Occidental Mindoro records 7th confirmed COVID-19 case

AFP CITY OF CALAPAN – The Provincial Health Office (PHO) of Oriental Mindoro has confirmed that a resident of Sta. Cruz town tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The new case, seventh confirmed COVID-19 patient in the province, is a 24-year-old male, tagged as Patient No. 7. ADVERTISEMENT “His […]

265 Chinese nationals in illegal Pogo nabbed

Around 265 Chinese nationals allegedly involved in an illegal Philippine offshore gaming operation (Pogo) were arrested in a hotel in Las Piñas City on Thursday evening for violating the local city ordinance and the national directive against mass gathering. A report from the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) showed that the Chinese nationals were […]

SWEET CHARITY

Father-daughter tandem strike poomsae gold JOCEL LYN Ninobla and her father, June, brought honor to the country amid the pandemic through Taekwondo poomsae (form), a noncontact demonstration of the sport. Stephen Fernandez, the Philippine Taekwondo Association chairman of regional…

FAR AND AWAY

Workers glue arrows and other reminders of maintaining physical distancing on one floor of the SM City Masinag mall in Antipolo City, Rizal province on May 15, 2020. Malls like it in areas under general community quarantine and modified enhanced community quarantine will open on May 16. PHOTO BY JOHN ORVEN VERDOTE

THE ARREST OF CYBERCRIMINALS

Father-daughter tandem strike poomsae gold JOCEL LYN Ninobla and her father, June, brought honor to the country amid the pandemic through Taekwondo poomsae (form), a noncontact demonstration of the sport. Stephen Fernandez, the Philippine Taekwondo Association chairman of regional…

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