Day: June 26, 2020

3 nabbed for illegal drugs in Camarines Norte

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines  — Three suspected drug pushers were arrested in separate operations in Camarines Norte on Friday. Colonel Marlon Tejada, Camarines Norte police chief, said a 17-year-old man was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay (village) 1 in Daet town, at around 5:10 p.m. Seized from the suspect were seven sachets of “shabu” […]

4.4 quake hits off Davao Oriental

Phivolcs MANILA, Philippines–A 4.4 magnitude quake struck off Davao Oriental early Saturday morning, state seismologists said. The 2:36 a.m. quake centered 100 kilometers southeast of the coastal town of Manay in Davao Oriental, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology recorded. ADVERTISEMENT There were no immediate reports of damage or injury from the tremor that […]

VeChain Powers DNV GL’s My Care: A Hospital-grade Infection Risk Management Solution

SHANGHAI, June 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — With the COVID-19 pandemic threatening individuals and businesses worldwide, infection risk management has been a tough challenge. To help companies better handle this problem, DNV GL, one of the world’s largest assurance companies with over 15,000 professionals globally and over 110,000 customers, has designed, developed and released a blockchain-enabled […]

Kennon Road closed to traffic

WAY AHEAD The Lion’s Head is the most memorable landmark of the century-old Kennon Road, which has been plagued by fragile rock walls that have worn out due to human activity. —EV ESPIRITU BAGUIO CITY—The rock walls along Kennon Road have become “too unstable” and can easily collapse without strong rain, making the shortest route […]

Cebu medical groups: ‘Tuob’ can’t kill virus

CEBU CITY—Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia got a dose of her own medicine on social media after netizens criticized her for publicly shaming two doctors who questioned her endorsement of “tuob,” or steam inhalation as a cure for the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Netizens took to Twitter and Facebook taking to task the governor for disrespecting […]

Solon seeks review of PMA hazing death ruling

A House leader on Friday asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review and possibly reverse the decision of Baguio prosecutors to indict only two cadets and three military doctors and absolve their superiors in the hazing death of Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Cadet Fourth Class Darwin Dormitorio last year. “Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra should […]

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