Day: July 15, 2020

ITCZ to bring rains in Visayas, other parts of PH

[embedded content] MANILA, Philippines — The entire Visayas, as well as Palawan, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, and Caraga will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms on Thursday due to the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ), according to the state weather bureau. ADVERTISEMENT The ITCZ is where winds coming from the northern and southern hemisphere […]

Yours & Owls Festival Announce 2021 Lineup

It feels like it’s been years since we’ve reported on a festival lineup from one of the big guns, but now we can as Wollongong’s Yours & Owls have unleashed their 2021 bill with an entirely (almost) Australian bill. Headlined by the likes of pop guns Tones And I and NZ’s BENEE, the lineup also […]

Grocery runs get quicker with smart shopping cart

TIMELY TECH Amazon’s Dash cart,which will allowshoppers to skip long queues and reduce risk of coronavirus exposure, makes its debut in a store to be opened later this year in Southern California. —AFP SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon on Tuesday introduced a smart grocery cart that will let shoppers skip checkout queues. Amazon’s latest cashierless shopping […]

Senators question use of cops in search for infected people

MANILA, Philippines — Several senators on Wednesday questioned Interior Secretary Eduardo Año’s order for policemen to round up people suspected of contracting the new coronavirus and take them to state-run quarantines, saying it violates the constitutional provision banning unreasonable searches. Sen. Joel Villanueva said deploying policemen to look for people infected with the new coronavirus […]

QC sets rules for warrantless arrest of quarantine violators

STRICTER ENFORCEMENT The Quezon City government is tightening its enforcement of quarantine protocols as cases of the new coronavirus disease continue to rise. —GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has issued a memorandum on the warrantless arrest and apprehension of quarantine violators, following an increase in new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the […]

Lessons from 1990 Luzon quake

SUMMER RETREAT Condominiums, hotels and commercial buildings have sprouted in Baguio City after the 1990 earthquake but many of its residents and officials are working to keep development in check to preserve the charm of the country’s summer capital. —EV ESPIRITU BAGUIO CITY—Fifty-four seconds were all it took for 28 buildings and 130 houses to […]

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