Day: July 5, 2020

Pagasa: Hot, humid Monday with afternoon and evening rain showers

[embedded content] MANILA, Philippines — Hot and humid weather with isolated rain showers due to localized thunderstorms likely  in the afternoon and evening, will be experienced nationwide on Monday,  according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). ADVERTISEMENT “Dito sa Luzon kasama ang Metro Manila, makakaranas pa rin ng mainit at maalinsangang […]

6 arrested in CamSur anti-drug operations

LEGAZPI CITY – Police arrested six drug suspects in separate police operations in Camarines Sur on Sunday. Colonel Roderico Roy Jr., Camarines Sur provincial police director, reported that Carina Llorens, 46, was arrested in a search operation in Barangay  San Roque in Baao town at around 6:45 p.m. ADVERTISEMENT Operatives confiscated three sachets of  shabu […]

COVID-19 hits 5 more health workers in Quezon town

LUCENA CITY – Five more healthcare workers from Atimonan, Quezon have contracted the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Sunday. Eleven healthcare workers in the municipality have so far been infected by the virus. ADVERTISEMENT The Atimonan Public Information Office disclosed on social media that eight of the COVID-19 patients are female.  The youngest of the […]

The Equitable Education Fund and 60 Educational Reformers Partner to Hold an Interntional Conference on Equity Education: ALL FOR EDUCATION

BANGKOK, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The COVID-19 pandemic is causing significant impact on people all over the world for an uncertain period. While governments around the world urgently take actions to mitigate various impacts from the pandemic, the increasing gap in education seems to be one of the major issues that is ignored. The inequity education tends to intensify […]

Trump to hold outdoor campaign rally in Portsmouth, N.H.

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump is set to hold an outdoor rally Saturday in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, according to the president’s campaign. President Donald Trump greets visitors as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House during a “Salute to America” event, Saturday, July 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) The campaign […]

DOF to ban online sale of ‘sin’ products

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III FILE PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — While cigarettes and liquor are enjoying brisk sales online in the time of pandemic and are delivered to the comforts of home of buyers, who may include minors, the Department of Finance (DOF) wants to stop the sale of the “sin” products in digital marketplaces. […]

Priests frown on bill allowing online weddings

It’s one thing to hear Masses online, but it’s quite another to wed couples virtually. While the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has forced everyone to adopt new norms of living and working, Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos said the pandemic should not change how weddings are performed. ADVERTISEMENT The prelate thumbed down the idea […]

Cops in troops’ slay to be held in Crame

The nine policemen involved in the June 29 killing of four Army intelligence operatives will soon be detained at the Philippine National Police’s general headquarters in Camp Crame. In an interview aired on Sunday over radio station dzBB, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said the nine policemen, who are now detained at the Sulu provincial police […]

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