Day: July 17, 2020

Princess Beatrice marries in private ceremony at Windsor

Britain’s Princess Beatrice with her fiance, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, attend the wedding of Ellie Goulding and Caspar Jopling, in York, England. (PA via AP, file) LONDON — Princess Beatrice got married in a private ceremony Friday, with her grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, in attendance, Buckingham Palace said Friday. Beatrice married Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi at The […]

Announcing Apple Watch Connectivity with the Runn

MINNEAPOLIS, July 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — North Pole Engineering announces a major update to its Runn smart treadmill sensor. Runn, when used in conjunction with North Pole Engineering’s heartbeatz connect Apple Watch app, will now allow Apple Watch owners to record treadmill workouts directly on their Watch. Existing Runn owners can take advantage of this […]

DILG: Mayors pushing 2 Charter amendments

The country’s 1, 488 municipal mayors are pushing for two constitutional reforms in support of President Rodrigo Duterte’s call to amend the Constitution, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Friday. In a statement, Interior Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya said members of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) had passed […]

Antiterror law takes effect today without IRR

The controversial Republic Act No. 11479, or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, takes effect on Saturday although its implementing rules and regulations (IRR) have yet to be crafted. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Friday said the Department of Justice (DOJ) had started drafting the IRR which they must finish in 90 days. ADVERTISEMENT The DOJ […]

Deputy speaker echoes Duterte: Just sell ABS-CBN

Echoing President Rodrigo Duterte, a leader of the House of Representatives on Friday suggested to the Lopez family that they sell their prized jewel ABS-CBN and he would then support a broadcast franchise for its new owners. “If they really love the 11,000 employees, or more, and they really want to serve the Filipino people, […]

Cebu’s whale shark watching enterprise lost P35M

GENTLE GIANT Oslob town in southern Cebu province has become a prime tourism destination with its “butanding” or whale shark watching activities. —CONTRIBUTED PHOTO CEBU CITY—The town of Oslob in southern Cebu lost as much as P35 million in income after whale shark watching activities in the municipality were suspended for four months due to […]

DOH endorses lawsuit vs Koko Pimentel

Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel The Department of Health (DOH) endorsed to the National Bureau of Investigation the complaint against Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III for his supposed breach of quarantine protocols in March. But Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire pointed out on Friday that their endorsement of lawyer Rico Quicho’s complaint was part of their regular […]

Blackwater stays silent concerning controversies

COACHES and players of Blackwater Elite refuse to comment on the controversies facing team owner Dioceldo Sy this week after he revealed his intention to sell the franchise at a fire-sale price of P150 million and after his players violated Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) health protocols. In an online interview with The Manila Times on […]

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