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Tokyo stocks open down over 3.5%

Tokyo stocks dropped more than 3.5 percent at the open on Tuesday, tracking falls on global markets as fears mounted that the new coronavirus outbreak will derail economic growth. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index sank 3.58 percent or 836.57 points to 22,550.17 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 3.53 percent or […] The post Tokyo stocks open down over 3.5% appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 25th, 2020Related News

Weinstein convicted of sex assault, rape in ‘new era’ for 'MeToo

Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault but acquitted of the most serious predatory charges, a verdict hailed as a historic victory by the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct. The 67-year-old was remanded in New York’s notorious Rikers Island jail after the jury of seven men and five women found the once […] The post Weinstein convicted of sex assault, rape in ‘new era’ for #MeToo appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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‘Pinoy Aquaman’ swims across Sibugay Bay

After a 27-month hiatus, environmentalist and long-distance swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine swam across the Zamboanga Sibugay Bay along with 12 others on Monday morning (February 24). Macarine returned into open water swimming and crossed the 2.7-kilometer crossing from Baluan Island to the shores of Buluan village in Ipil town. Macarine’s original swim course was […] The post ‘Pinoy Aquaman’ swims across Sibugay Bay appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Go give assistance to Parañaque fire victims

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go visited fire victims in Parañaque City on Monday to provide immediate assistance to those who lost their homes and properties due to a fire incident that happened at Purok 4, Silverio Compound, Brgy. San Isidro. The fire affected 168 families and claimed the lives of two children — Laurence Vasquez, […] The post Go give assistance to Parañaque fire victims appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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‘Lo-fi’ video back on air

The anime girl in the popular YouTube video “lo-fi hip hop radio — beats to relax/study to” is back doing her homework after YouTube mistakenly taken the livestream down for violation of terms of service. In a statement, YouTube said that it has reinstated the video after admitting that its team committed a mistake of […] The post ‘Lo-fi’ video back on air appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Go pushes NKTI facility for biliary atresia operation

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go witnessed on Monday the signing ceremony of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Malasakit Center Act of 2019 during the launch of the 65th Malasakit Center at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) in Quezon City. In his speech, the senator – who is also the Senate […] The post Go pushes NKTI facility for biliary atresia operation appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Duterte promotes PCG officials

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Tuesday announced that President Rodrigo Duterte approved the promotions of nine rear admirals and twelve commodores of the agency. In a statement, the PCG noted the promotions of its officers were based on the recommendations of the Department of Transportation (DoTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade. The PCG officials who were […] The post Duterte promotes PCG officials appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Seoul bears brunt as Asia, European markets dive

Seoul led a sharp drop across Asian and European equity markets Monday as South Korea announced a surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, while oil plunged and safe-haven assets rallied on growing concerns about a possible pandemic. With the outbreak showing little sign of easing, investors are increasingly concerned it could have a much […] The post Seoul bears brunt as Asia, European markets dive appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 24th, 2020Related News

Boracay e-trikes go full throttle in May

Motorized tricycles will be be off the streets of Boracay Island starting 15 May. Instead, electronic tricycles (e-trikes) will be plying the streets as part of the local government’s implementation of the tricycle modernization program, Acting Malay Mayor Frolibar Bautista said. “I am preparing an executive order for that. May 15 will be the date […] The post Boracay e-trikes go full throttle in May appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Virus-hit South Korea postpones football season

South Korea’s K-league postponed the start of the new football season on Monday as the country announced a leap in novel coronavirus cases. The K-league, one of the strongest in Asia, was scheduled to start this weekend. South Korea is the hardest-hit nation outside China by the epidemic, with 833 cases and seven deaths. “The […] The post Virus-hit South Korea postpones football season appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Chinese small firms yet to reopen after outbreak

Most small businesses in China have yet to reopen and are struggling with supply chain obstructions after the new coronavirus epidemic triggered a national shutdown, officials said Monday. Authorities extended January’s Lunar New Year holiday and ordered the closure of schools, factories and railways to try and halt the spread of the outbreak, which has […] The post Chinese small firms yet to reopen after outbreak appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Filipinos on Diamond Princess going home Tuesday

More than 400 Filipino crew members and passengers of the M/V Diamond Princess Cruise ship docked in Yokohama, Japan, will be repatriated Tuesday by the Department of Foreign Affairs. The group is the second batch of repatriates that the DFA will bring home from coronavirus disease 2019- (Covid-19) affected areas, following the first batch of […] The post Filipinos on Diamond Princess going home Tuesday appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Two Japan officials contract Covid-19 on cruise ship

Two more officials sent to a cruise ship quarantined off Japan to help with on-board efforts to contain the deadly coronavirus (Covid-19) have contracted the illness themselves, authorities said Monday. The announcement came as experts warned the next one to three weeks would be “crucial” to preventing widespread infections and as fears deepen that the […] The post Two Japan officials contract Covid-19 on cruise ship appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Go to ABS-CBN: Be fair, impartial

Amid the clamor not to shut down ABS-CBN Corporation, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go demanded impartiality from the media company while denouncing the black propaganda during the 2016 campaign period aired against President Rodrigo Duterte while he was still Davao City mayor. Go was referring to the negative advertisement aired by the network against the […] The post Go to ABS-CBN: Be fair, impartial appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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China postpones parliament for first time in decades

China decided Monday to postpone its annual parliament session for the first time since the Cultural Revolution, as the country battles the coronavirus outbreak. Top Communist Party leaders including President Xi Jinping attend each year’s gathering of the National People’s Congress, which rubber-stamps bills, budgets and personnel moves already decided by the party. But much […] The post China postpones parliament for first time in decades appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Road rerouting for EDSA People Power 34th anniversary

In commemoration of the 34th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution on Tuesday, 25 February 2020, there will be road closures and rerouting to be implemented by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority along EDSA. Two lanes—or depending on the number of attendees–of EDSA in front of the People Power Monument and along the westbound […] The post Road rerouting for EDSA People Power 34th anniversary appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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‘Old jeepneys out by June’

Despite opposition from transport groups, the Department of Transportation (DoTr) over the weekend reported an expanding number of public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers and operators accredited by the PUV Modernization Program (PUVMP). Data from the Office of Transportation Cooperatives (OTC), a DoTr-attached agency, show 1,131 transport cooperatives with 110,909 drivers and operators accredited under the […] The post ‘Old jeepneys out by June’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 23rd, 2020Related News

Israeli forces kill knife-wielding man

JERUSALEM (AFP) — Israeli forces shot and killed a suspect in Jerusalem’s annexed Old City Saturday after he approached officers posted near one of the gates armed with a knife, police said. “At approximately 11 a.m. “Police responded by calling upon the terrorist to stop. He continued to approach them and they responded again by […] The post Israeli forces kill knife-wielding man appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Pilipinas Shell inaugurates hydro micro-grid

Barangay Maytegued is one of the islands of the municipality of Taytay in Palawan. It is home to about 700 people who has had no access to a stable and reliable source of energy since it’s been inhabited. According to Florence, one of Maytegued’s community leaders, majority of its 166 households depend only on one […] The post Pilipinas Shell inaugurates hydro micro-grid appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Pangasinan brewery hiring 700

SAN FABIAN, Pangasinan — A brewery plant still under construction here will initially require 700 workers but would subsequently need 2,000 more as full plant operation is achieved. San Miguel Brewery Inc. (SMB) is currently accepting applicants to fill up the 700 positions that it needs, particuarly residents of the province of Pangasinan. The brewery […] The post Pangasinan brewery hiring 700 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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