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UP CHK steps up in battle against COVID-19 pandemic

The College of Human Kinetics of University of the Philippines is stepping up in the battle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: sportsSource: thestandard thestandardMar 26th, 2020

Negative for coronavirus, Pacquiao reminds Filipinos: ‘God is in control’

Fighting Senator Manny Pacquiao gave a message of hope on Saturday, amid the ongoing battle against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 28th, 2020

ILO, WHO Chiefs Welcome G20 Steps on COVID-19 Fight

The heads of the International Labor Organization (ILO) and World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed G20 leaders’ commitment as a “first step” to the challenge created by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and his WHO counterpart, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, both issued statements after the G20 meeting, saying the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 28th, 2020

5 easy steps to combat fake news while on your mobile phones

Right now, people around the globe, are stuck at home in a bid to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic—glued to their mobile phones, consuming the rapid spread of news and information that has multiplied even more in the already fast-paced online platform......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 27th, 2020

Morado auctions Season 79 jersey to raise funds for frontliners

Volleyball star Jia Morado is doing her share to help our frontliners in the battle against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The multi-awarded setter is auctioning her UAAP Season 79 Ateneo de Manila University jersey to help raise funds that will be used to purchase the much-needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for doctors, nurses and other medical personnel who are currently helping our kababayans in this time of crisis.       The bidding has already started and will close on April 1 at 12:00 noon. Bidding starts at P1,200. Morado's jersey auction is a part of the fund-raising project aimed at providing PPEs, N95 masks and surgical gloves for frontliners in Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center and Philippine General Hospital.       .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 27th, 2020

Alibaba Cloud offers AI, Cloud Services to help battle Covid-19 Globally

Hangzhou, China -  Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, said today it has offered medical personnel around the world advanced cloud-based technology applications in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 20th, 2020

Pinoy woodpushers stand up to COVID-19 threat, take battle online

Sports is literally at a standstill due to the COVID-19 pandemic except for one — chess......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 20th, 2020

Philippine Sports at standstill MPBl, ABL, PGT Call Off Plays

Philippine sports come to a complete standstill as the country steps up on its battle against the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 13th, 2020

Finance chiefs struggle vs Covid impact

LONDON: Governments and central banks are throwing policy remedies against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, but markets remain in freefall as the world economy faces its biggest crisis since 2008. On Thursday, the European Central Bank (ECB) joined the immunization drive, announcing extra steps to encourage bank lending to beleaguered companies. But the eurozone’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 13th, 2020

In rare case, US infant dies from COVID-19

A US infant has died from the COVID-19 illness, officials in the state of Illinois said on Saturday, marking an extremely rare case of juvenile death in the global pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News2 hr. 24 min. ago

Rizal Memorial, PhilSports to become COVID-19 facilities

From sports arenas, the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila and Philsports Arena in Pasig City are now being converted into makeshift medical facilities amid the COVID-19 pandemic crisis......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated News2 hr. 38 min. ago

Virus cases top 1,000 as DOH steps up tests

MANILA, Philippines — The total number of new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the country breached the 1,000th mark on Saturday after the Department of Health (DOH) reported that 272 people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the respiratory illness. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire reiterated in an online press briefing that the […] The post Virus cases top 1,000 as DOH steps up tests appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News4 hr. 25 min. ago

CBCP tumatanggap na ng prayer requests online

Manila, Philippines – Tumatanggap na rin ng prayer request online ang simbahang Katolika sa kalagitnaan ng ipinatutupad na enhanced community quarantine in Luzon dahil sa coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.   Sa isang pahayag nitong Sabado, sinabi ni Monsignor Pedro Quitorio, Media Office director of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), na bumuo […] The post CBCP tumatanggap na ng prayer requests online appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated News5 hr. 51 min. ago

Hit list: What’s next in line for possible coronavirus postponement

The coronavirus pandemic has decimated the 2020 sporting calendar, with the Tokyo Olympics and football’s European Championship the biggest events to be postponed. Here, AFP Sport takes a look at six of the upcoming major competitions which could also be cancelled or delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak: Epsom Derby Scheduled date: June 6 — […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated News7 hr. 4 min. ago

Online Sunday masses to offer prayers to health workers

The Catholic Church will offer today a special day of prayers for all frontline health workers battling against the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News7 hr. 51 min. ago

Togetherness in the whole wide world

Of all the many things the COVID-19 pandemic is teaching Filipinos, it is about getting out of oneself and recognize we belong to the world just as much......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

COVID-19 and its effects on immigration

With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, along with “stay-at-home,” “shelter in place,” quarantines, travel bans, etc., there has been a profound effect on immigration......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

Questioning Duterte s need for emergency powers

Screengrab from Rappler.THE DISMAL performance of the national government in handling the COVID-19 pandemic has enraged ordinary citizens, who have been for.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

Sunday is special day to honor medical frontliners

PASIG CITY, March 28 (PIA) -- In the midst of COVID-19 global pandemic, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) today announced holding a special "Day of Prayer" for the medical.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

Better humans

Why did it have to take a pandemic like COVID 19 for people to rediscover humanity and what it means to be human?.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News12 hr. 51 min. ago

Sports sector brings aid to frontliners

The government is not alone in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago