Day: November 21, 2020

Encouraging entrepreneurship

This 31-year-old techie believes that the only way for the Philippines to move forward is to educate more professionals on financial literacy. With that goal in mind, he recently launched online business courses. Mark Joseph FernandezFounderFinancePH Group of Companies Not many associate playing computer games with success in life, but as fate would have it, […]

Duterte: Ensure vaccine access

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte called on member states of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to ensure universal access to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines and inclusive economic recovery amid the world’s continued battle against the pandemic. TOUGH GUYS President Rodrigo Duterte takes a moment during the virtual 27th APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Economic Leaders’ Meeting at […]

Garin: What arrest warrant?

FORMER Health Secretary and now Iloilo First District Rep. Janette Garin clarified on Saturday that she had posted bail and that no warrant of arrest had been issued against her over a case in connection with the Dengvaxia-related deaths of two schoolchildren. Former Health secretary Janette Garin Garin was reacting to the recent Omnibus Order […]

Hungry Phoenix guns for lead in Game 3

THE reinvigorated Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters will try to gain control of their best-of-five semis series against the TNT Tropang Giga in the PBA Philippine Cup at 3:45 p.m. today, November 22, at the Angeles University Foundation (AUF) Sports and Cultural Center in Angeles, Pampanga. Phoenix’s Jason Perkins battles for the loose ball against […]

Give $4.5B to end Covid, G20 told

LONDON: The world’s wealthiest nations, collectively known as G20 nations, must help plug a $4.5 billion funding gap for a World Health Organization-led program to distribute coronavirus vaccines and pave the way for an end to the pandemic, a letter seen by Agence France-Presse (AFP) on Friday said. The letter, sent ahead of this weekend’s […]

Zero emission by ’50 taking shape – UN

NEW YORK: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday (Saturday in Manila) that a global coalition for net zero emissions by 2050 is taking shape, while calling for more action on the climatic front. “A great and growing global coalition for net zero emissions by 2050 is taking shape,” the UN chief told reporters […]

Drug firm applies for vaccine use approval

NEVADA: Pfizer confirmed on Friday (Saturday in Manila) that it and partner BioNTech have applied for emergency use authorization for their coronavirus vaccine, becoming the first to do so in the United States or Europe as the pandemic rages around the world. The vaccine has been developed with breathtaking speed — just 10 months after […]

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