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Brazil leader wants football back despite pandemic

The right-wing populist president of Brazil wants the football season to resume even though the five-time World Cup winning country is a hotspot of the coronavirus pandemic......»»

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Three-time Olympic gold medalist Morrow dies at 84

Treble Olympic gold medalist Bobby Joe Morrow -- who won 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay gold at the 1956 Melbourne Games, has died at the age of 84......»»

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Davao’s ChickenJoy challenge amidst pandemic draws jeers and cheers

The distribution of ChickenJoy meals by Mayor Sara Duterte to reward district clusters with the least cases of Covid-19 drew discussions from netizens......»»

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34 COVID-positive cops set for transfer to Cremdec building in Brgy Taptap

CEBU CITY, Philippines &'8212; A total of 34 policemen who tested positive for the coronavirus disease are due for transfer to the Cebu City Resource Management and Development Center (Cremdec) building that is located in Barangay Taptap later today, May 31, 2020, where they will undergo quarantine. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of [&'] The post 34 COVID-positive cops set for transfer to Cremdec building in Brgy Taptap appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News47 min. ago Related News

World coronavirus cases top 6 million as leaders disagree on pandemic response

&'160; BRASÍLIA, Brazil — The number of coronavirus cases worldwide topped six million Sunday, with Brazil registering another record surge in daily infections as divisions deepened on how to deal with the pandemic. Latin American countries are bracing for difficult weeks ahead as the disease spreads rapidly across the region, even as much of the [&'] The post World coronavirus cases top 6 million as leaders disagree on pandemic response appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News47 min. ago Related News

College friends start Cebu Skin Care Swap frenzy

&'160; CEBU CITY, Philippines—Have you heard of the Cebu Skin Care Swap Facebook page? Unlike other private groups that you may have already seen on Facebook, this one caters who women and girls who love makeup and other skincare products. Ana Ting, one of the page administrators, said they allow their members to either trade [&'] The post College friends start Cebu Skin Care Swap frenzy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Talisay in GCQ: Market skeds to go on; free rides no more

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Market schedules will still be observed but free rides and &'8220;Stay-at-home Sundays&'8221; will end for Talisay City as it shifts to general community quarantine (GCQ) on Monday, June 1, 2020. In an update at noon on Sunday, May 31, Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas said the city would abide by [&'] The post Talisay in GCQ: Market skeds to go on; free rides no more appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News47 min. ago Related News

Two fishermen in Negros Or. positive of virus

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Negros Oriental Provincial Health Office has announced that two of the 164 fishermen, who arrived in the province on board the fishing vessel, Phillip DR, had tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a media briefing that was aired live through the Negros Oriental Provincial Government Facebook page on [&'] The post Two fishermen in Negros Or. positive of virus appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Pagasa: Hot days continue in Cebu, but rainy season draws near

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Dry-hot season is almost over and the Mactan Bureau of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa)  told CDN Digital that it could expect more thunderstorms and isolated rain showers in the coming days as the rainy season was drawing near. Angelica Orongan, weather specialist, said that during the past [&'] The post Pagasa: Hot days continue in Cebu, but rainy season draws near appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Negros Or. health exec: 2 COVID positive fishers got virus on fishing boat

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The two out of the 164 fishermen, who arrived in Negros Oriental on May 21 and tested positive of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), were infected with the virus from the boat they were on, said the Negros Oriental Provincial Health Office (NOPHO). Dr. Liland Estacion, NOPHO assistant provincial health officer, [&'] The post Negros Or. health exec: 2 COVID positive fishers got virus on fishing boat appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Health officials in Cebu say no breakdown of RT-PCR machine

CEBU CITY, Philippines &'8212; Health officials in Cebu on Sunday, May 31, denied reports of a breakdown of a machine used to detect SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), in swab samples. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH &'' 7) and the hospital administration of Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center [&'] The post Health officials in Cebu say no breakdown of RT-PCR machine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Mandaue to public: Be extra cautious as city goes into GCQ starting June 1

&'160; CEBU CITY, Philippines— As Mandaue City officially downgrades in quarantine category from enhanced community quarantine to general community quarantine on Monday, June 1, 2020, the city government has posted some guidelines that would best help Mandauehanons in this new set-up. The Mandaue City Public Information Office Facebook page posted on Sunday, May 31, 2020, [&'] The post Mandaue to public: Be extra cautious as city goes into GCQ starting June 1 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Transportation uncertain for some Cebu employees returning to work on June 1

CEBU CITY, Philippines &'' Before the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis happened, Van (not his real name) would usually wake up at 7 a.m. to clock-in before 9 a.m. at his workplace in a mall in North Reclamation Area (NRA). The 21-year-old employee of a department store told CDN Digital that he would be waking [&'] The post Transportation uncertain for some Cebu employees returning to work on June 1 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Balik-Tanaw | Pentecost: Together in one place

As we continue to live every day under the pandemic, as followers of the God of justice, I hope that we may never give in to the temptation to be silent and be complacent as the State and the ruling class slowly reveal to us the “new normal” that would only selfishly favor their interests. If we don’t learn to speak the tongues of the people, if we don’t shout with them their calls 'MassTestingNow, 'AyudaNgayonNa, and 'SerbisyongMedikalHindiMilitar, we fail to do our crucial role as church-people. The post Balik-Tanaw | Pentecost: Together in one place appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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‘Anti-terror bill to transform PH into a police state’ — groups

“The legislation can be used to violate people rights in the same way the Bayanihan Act was used for mass arrests of ECQ [enhanced community quarantine] violators. Only the anti-terror law is 100x worse.” The post 'Anti-terror bill to transform PH into a police state' &'8212; groups appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Fil-Am Jalen Green like young Kobe Bryant, says Cariaso

"He reminds me of that young Kobe a litle bit, where he can do everything," Cariaso said during an episode of NBA Philippines' Republika Huddle......»»

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Tennis stars lead Forbes list of highest-paid athletes

Earning a total of $106 million pre-tax, the 20-time Grand Slam champion edged out soccer stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi who placed second and third, respectively......»»

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Volleyball stars to put up online variety show as COVID-19 fundraiser

Organized by the Volleyball Community Gives Back PH charity group, volleyball stars Alyssa Valdez, Charo Soriano, Aby Marano, Gretchen Ho and Amanda Villanueva are spearheading the two-day fund-raiser event on June 5 and 6......»»

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Naomi Osaka speaks out amid protests vs racism, police brutality

Osaka, who is based in the US, took to Twitter and lashed out about what happened to Floyd in police custody......»»

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Jordan Clarkson marches for George Floyd in LA

The Utah Jazz guard is only one of a number of NBA players who have joined the protests in the fight against racism......»»

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