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& lsquo;Sinovac buy still up in air& rsquo;

Amid mounting criticism of the decision to buy the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said the procurement of 25 million of doses of the Chinese product was not yet a done deal......»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardJan 16th, 2021

Duque, Galvez first in line to & lsquo;boost public confidence& rsquo;

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. will get inoculated against COVID-19 Monday with the vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech to boost public confidence in the government's immunization program, Senator Christopher Go said Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

& lsquo;Sinovac buy still up in air& rsquo;

Amid mounting criticism of the decision to buy the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said the procurement of 25 million of doses of the Chinese product was not yet a done deal......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 16th, 2021

iVS launches 1st programmatic in-stream video marketplace in PH

Intelligent Video Solutions (‘iVS’), a leading video advertising platform for both publishers and advertisers in Southeast Asia, announced the launch of its in-stream video advertising marketplace in Southeast Asia. The marketplace, which is the first in Southeast Asia, provides advertisers with a single point of access to in-stream video inventory across premium publishers in the region, reducing inefficiencies and costs. The platform also provides publishers with hosting, transcoding, and streaming capabilities......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated News6 hr. 50 min. ago

& lsquo;Kasambahay& rsquo; is no slave

Immediately following President Duterte’s announcement of former ambassador Marichu Mauro’s dismissal from service, she decried the decision as unjust and illegal penalty for her maltreatment of her Filipina housemaid in Brazil......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

China& rsquo;s 1981 women& rsquo;s volleyballers & lsquo;inspired a billion& rsquo;

Shanghai, China---On November 16, 1981, millions of people across China crowded around radios and televisions with flickering signals for a women’s volleyball match whose significance went far beyond sport......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Biden: Drop-mask ruling in 2 states is & lsquo;Neanderthal& rsquo;

President Joe Biden has slammed “Neanderthal” decisions by Texas and Mississippi to drop mask-wearing mandates, underscoring that the COVID-19 pandemic across the United States remains far from beaten......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Palace & lsquo;perpetuating falsehoods& rsquo;

Meghan Markle says Buckingham Palace is “perpetuating falsehoods” about her and her husband Prince Harry, according to part of an interview she has done with Oprah Winfrey......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Smart enlists & lsquo;Captain America& rsquo; star Chris Evans to lead its latest campaign

Just when we thought the country’s leading telco had already dropped its biggest surprise this year, Smart Communications just outdid itself by unveiling yet another superstar joining its growing list of global ambassadors......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Nicole Scherzinger covers Regine Velasquez& rsquo;s & lsquo;Pangako& rsquo;

Filipino-American singer and TV personality Nicole Scherzinger realized her dream of singing in Filipino when she was tapped to record her own rendition of the beloved OPM ballad “Pangako” by Fil-Am musical director Troy Laureta for his KAIBIGAN: A Troy Laureta OPM Collective Vol. 1......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

& lsquo;Cha-cha fate up to people to decide& rsquo;

The fate of economic Charter Change being pushed in the House of Representatives will be decided by the Filipino people, and not by the members of the Senate or the House of Representatives......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

& lsquo;Shorter summer break& rsquo; draws flak; DepEd pulls back

Education Undersecretary Diosdado San Antonio on Wednesday said he was withdrawing a proposal to shorten the summer break to two weeks after drawing fierce criticism online......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Regine Velasquez stuns viewers in & lsquo;Freedom& rsquo; concert

Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez-Alcasid gave an intimate yet explosive live performance at the Freedom digital concert, which streamed worldwide last Sunday......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Russia: US & lsquo;playing with fire& rsquo; by imposing sanctions

Moscow---Russia warned Wednesday it would “rebuff aggression” after the United States slapped Kremlin-linked officials with sanctions over the poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Extra busy days? Globe At Home allows moms to do more with & lsquo;extra bandwidth& rsquo;

If only there were a lot of extras - like hours in a day, pairs of helping hands, snooze time, and energy to multi-task, moms would be the ones to get first dibs, and rightfully so......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

& lsquo;Gaps& rsquo; prolong school year

The Department of Education has extended the school year for basic education to July 10, 2021 through DepEd Order No. 012, s. 2021 which amended the school calendar for 2020 to 2021......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

DBP gets & lsquo;BBB& rsquo; rating for US dollar notes

Debt watcher Fitch Ratings assigned an investment grade or “BBB” rating to Development Bank of the Philippines’ proposed US dollar senior unsecured notes, which will constitute direct, unconditional, unsubordinated, and unsecured obligations......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

& lsquo;Never bet against America,& rsquo; billionaire Warren Buffett advises investors

Washington---Ninety-year-old billionaire Warren Buffett reaffirmed his fervent belief in the American Dream in a letter to investors published Saturday---advising them never to bet against the country despite its many problems.  .....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

& lsquo;PCA award now part of int& rsquo;l law& rsquo;

Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said Monday the arbitral ruling rendered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in 2016 in favor of the Philippines “is now an integral part of the international law.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

& lsquo;Mister Donut on Wheels& rsquo; offered to franchisees

Mister Donut has launched an innovative franchising package dubbed “Mister Donut on Wheels” that will expand the donut chain’s reach to provincial areas where it has no existing stores yet......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Tiger Woods in & lsquo;good spirits& rsquo; after leg surgery

LOS ANGELES—Tiger Woods is recovering and in “good spirits” after a second day of treatment at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center following his horrific rollover solo car smash that left him with serious leg injuries......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021