Month: December 2020

“PUSH Awards 2020”

Push Breakthrough Stars of 2020The 2020 lockdown has not dampened the spirits and talent of these artists.—— Push Music Personality of the YearPushing through boundaries, they paved the way for those performing on different stages and in the new normal.—– Push Popular Digital StarThese stars continue to shine bright in the digital world, trending even […]

Duterte slams ICC refusal to drop case

President Rodrigo Duterte questioned the persistence of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to pursue the complaints against his administration in connection with his campaign against illegal drugs. President Rodrigo Duterte. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO He pointed out that the communication filed by lawyer Jude Sabio has been withdrawn, but the ICC has obstinately refused to let go […]

Hospitals on alert for Covid surge

Bracing for a surge in Covid-19 cases after the holidays, the Department of Health (DoH) has alerted hospitals, especially those in Metro Manila, to increase their bed capacity for coronavirus patients. Year of heroes This signage pinned by officials of Antipolo City on an old Balete tree sums up the general sentiment as the year […]

US logs record death toll

The United States logged its highest ever daily death toll from the coronavirus Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) as the world prepares to turn the page on a grim year defined by the pandemic, with much of the globe united in one hope for 2021: that a slew of new vaccines will stamp out Covid-19. Paramedics […]

A New Year without a bang

NEW YORK: If ever a year’s end seemed like cause for celebration, 2020 might be it. Yet the coronavirus scourge that dominated the year loomed over New Year’s festivities and forced officials worldwide to tone them down. This picture shows a deserted harbour foreshore in front of the Opera House due to COVID-19 restrictions for […]

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