Day: August 22, 2020

UN body to PH: Probe Echanis, Alvarez slays

MANILA, Philippines — The United Nations Human Rights Office urged the government to hold “independent, thorough and transparent investigations” into the killings of peace consultant Randall “Randy” Echanis and rights defender Zara Alvarez, who were murdered just days apart. “The UN Human Rights Office stresses the need for independent, thorough and transparent investigations into the […]

Who’s profiting from imported PPE? – Pangilinan

MANILA, Philippines — Senators on Saturday scored the “unscrupulous people” who were undermining local industries in the acquisition of medical equipment and supplies that were in high demand and favoring imports while the country was in its worst recession in decades. “It seems unscrupulous people are using the Procurement Service (of the Department of Budget […]

PSC to probe ‘Sorsogon bubble’

University of Santo Tomas (UST) men’s basketball coach Aldin Ayo and the UST could be held accountable for violating quarantine rules by allegedly conducting practices in the so-called Sorsogon bubble since June, according to Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William Ramirez. Aldin Ayo. FILE PHOTO “Kung sandalan natin dito ay ang IATF[-EID] (Inter-Agency Task Force […]

United City FC makes game-changing moves

THE United City Football Club (United City FC), formerly known as Ceres-Negros FC, will implement a game-changing move when the football scene restarts as the club plans to allow young players to tackle bigger roles. In an online news conference on Wednesday, United City FC co-owner Eric Gottschalk said there would be an equal opportunity […]

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