& 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

ABS-CBN, BBC Studios forge agreement for & lsquo;Doctor Foster& rsquo; local adaptation

BBC Studios and ABS-CBN Corporation, the Philippines leading media and entertainment company, yesterday announced a new scripted format agreement that will see gripping psychological drama Doctor Foster remade for the Filipino audience......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Matsuyama shuns & lsquo;greatest Japanese golfer& rsquo; tag

AUGUSTA—Hideki Matsuyama won’t accept the title as Japan’s greatest-ever golfer, but after a quarter-century journey from child novice to historic Masters champion, the usually humble star will accept some praise......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

US engages China in & lsquo;cognitive warfare& rsquo;

​The United States is engaged in a form of “cognitive warfare” with China in the East and South China Sea, where both countries have deployed aircraft carrier strike groups, the South China Morning Post reported Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

& lsquo;Life Talk with Susan Ballin& rsquo;

Learning from other people's mistakes, wisdom and experiences will be one of the best things you do for your life. This is the lesson that  Life Talk with Susan Barlin would like to share with its audience. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Folayang breaks down Lee vs. Nastyukhin main event at & lsquo;ONE on TNT II& rsquo;

Multiple-time former ONE World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang remains one of the top competitors in his division, despite a recent string of heartbreaking setbacks inside the Circle. As such, the Filipino mixed martial arts veteran is excited for the lightweight main event this week at “ONE on TNT II.”.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

& lsquo;80s OPM exponent, back with new track

“My Everyday Valentine” is the latest digital single released by one of Original Pinoy Music’s (OPM)  exponents in the ‘80s and ‘90s,  JoAnne Lorenzana.  The singer and songwriter penned the lyric while the melody was created by brilliant, prolific songwriter Jimmy Borja, with arrangement by Jimmy Antiporda......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Panelo to senators: Add to P1k & lsquo;ayuda& rsquo;

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo on Sunday dared senators to donate their one-month salaries to supplement the P1,000 “ayuda” (assistance) for poor Filipinos in areas under the most stringent community quarantine to curb the spread of COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Taal emits & lsquo;very weak& rsquo; plumes

Taal Volcano’s main crater had a “very weak emission” of steam-laden plumes that rose five meters in the past 24 hours, Phivolcs said Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

& lsquo;Special permit for ivermectin per patient only& rsquo;

Former Health Secretary Dr. Paulyn Ubial on Friday said the Food and Drug Administration’s compassionate use permit for anti-parasitic drug ivermectin should be issued per patient......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 10th, 2021

Alvarez after elimination: & lsquo;I& rsquo;m Still Determined To Be Part Of ONE Championship& rsquo;

Lara Pearl Alvarez’s stint in “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” might have come to an end, but she promises this won’t be the last time she’ll encounter ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

GAB clarifies professional tag of players

The Games and Amusement Board has issued a clarification on the ‘professional tag’ of players taking part in a tournament sanctioned by the government agency for professional sports......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

FDA gives in to lawmakers, OKs ivermectin for & lsquo;compassionate use& rsquo;

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an application for “compassionate use” of anti-parasitic drug ivermectin on humans with COVID-19, FDA Director General Eric Domingo said on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Rody & lsquo;fit and healthy,& rsquo; Palace insists

President Rodrigo Duterte did not attend Thursday’s Cabinet meeting held via Zoom, a day after he canceled his scheduled public address “Talk to the People” for the second time this week......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

& lsquo;Ayuda& rsquo; handout starts in QC, Taguig

The Quezon City government has started the distribution of the national government’s financial assistance to “QCitizens” in 30 sites covering 40 villages......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

NCR hospitals & lsquo;at critical level& rsquo; even as infection rate declines

The Department of Health said Tuesday that intensive care unit (ICU) beds in 14 out of 21 hospitals in Metro Manila was at a "critical" level or "almost 100 percent.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Call her & lsquo;Thandiwe& rsquo;

British actress Thandie Newton says she is reverting to the original Zimbabwean spelling of her name, Thandiwe, after decades in Hollywood......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

Do you need a Valentine this summer? Watch & lsquo;Myx and Match& rsquo;& nbsp;

Music channel Myx is launching a fun and fresh take on blind dates for the socially savvy generation via MYX and Match, a virtual dating game show premiering on April 9 at 8:00 p.m. on cable TV......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

Rege-Jean Page not returning to & lsquo;Bridgerton& rsquo; for season 2 & nbsp;

British actor Rege-Jean Page will not return for the second season of record-breaking Regency romance Bridgerton, Netflix said Friday, prompting howls of despair from fans of the dashing Duke of Hastings......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021

PH bares China & lsquo;intention& rsquo;

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Sunday accused Beijing of planning to occupy more "features" in the disputed South China Sea, in an escalating war of words over Chinese vessels in the waters......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 4th, 2021

Future doctor bags Smart & lsquo;Balik Tuition& rsquo; grand prize in NCR

If there was one phone call that changed Richard Christopher Bornea’s life, it would be the one he received from Smart Communications, Inc., telling the 19-year old Biology major he just won P100,000 in the telco’s Balik Tuition Program. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 4th, 2021