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& lsquo;Vax-resistant& rsquo; Lambda in PH

The Department of Health on Sunday confirmed the country's first case of the COVID-19 Lambda variant, a “variant of interest” which is supposed to be more transmissible and vaccine-resistant than other strains......»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardAug 16th, 2021

Sri Lanka bans & lsquo;drunk driving& rsquo; of elephants under new law

Sri Lanka will issue captive elephants with their own biometric identity cards and ban their riders from drinking on the job under a wide-ranging new animal protection law......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Red Velvet reigns with summer anthem & lsquo;Queendom& rsquo;

After almost two years of doing solo projects, Irene, Wendy, Seulgi, Joy, and Yeri of Red Velvet finally dropped a new record that celebrates their being “summer queens.’.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

& lsquo;Kun Maupay Man It Panahon& rsquo; bags award at Locarno fest

Daniel Padilla and Charo Stantos-Concio starrer Kun Maupay Man It Panahon billed internationally as Whether the Weather is Fine, won a special award at the 74th Locarno Film Festival (LFF) in Switzerland......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Lovi Poe is sweet as & lsquo;Candy& rsquo; in new MV

Actress Lovi Poe slowly makes a name for herself as an international recording artist with her recently released music video for the summer pop single, “Candy.”.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

& lsquo;Makulay ang Buhay& rsquo; returns on air

Join ‘Mom C’ Camille Prats—with lovable puppets Benjie and his best friend dog Penpen—in a fun and colorful morning as edu-tainment program Makulay ang Buhay returns on air every Saturday and Tuesday beginning tomorrow, Aug. 21 on GMA......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Coco Martin expresses lifelong gratitude to viewers, promises a more action-packed & lsquo;Ang Probinsyano& rsquo;

Television action star Coco Martin is ushering in the sixth year of “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” with a grateful heart as he prepares for the series’ history-making anniversary celebration next month......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

PhilHealth probes & lsquo;upcasing& rsquo; practice of hospitals, providers

State insurer Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) said Thursday it was looking into instances of “upcasing” committed by hospitals and healthcare providers amid the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Chinese drama & lsquo;Falling Into Your Smile& rsquo; drops OST, BTS shoot

According to WeTV, the Chinese streaming platform, Falling Into Your Smile is the hottest and most-streamed Chinese drama right now, beating out other on-air Chinese and Korean dramas on its platforms across the regions with an IMDb rating of 9.1......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Julie Anne San Jose is & lsquo;Asia& rsquo;s Limitless Star& rsquo;

GMA Network has decided to give Julie Anne San Jose a new moniker. They dropped the Pop Sweetheart title and started calling the 27-year-old singer and actress “Asia’s Limitless Star” in time for the launch of Limitless, A Musical Trilogy......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

& lsquo;Huwag Kang Mangamba& rsquo; gets Best Drama Series nod at ContentAsia Awards

ABS-CBN’s hit inspirational series Huwag Kang Mangamba has been nominated at the ContentAsia Awards 2021, competing against four other shows in the region for Best Drama Series/Telefilm made for a Single Asian Market......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

& lsquo;Kapuso Bigay Premyo& rsquo; welcomes home this year& rsquo;s grand winner

Everyone dreams of owning their own house. With the rising cost of daily expenses, this may not be an easy feat for the average Filipino. There is also a scarcity of affordable housing options accessible to the masses. These factors make joining promos like the Kapuso Bigay Premyo Panalo worthwhile as it gives one the chance to own a home just by sending entries with the required proofs of purchase......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Koko hits & lsquo;secret agenda& rsquo; of Cusi-led PDP faction

The faction in the ruling party led by Energy Sec. Alfonso Cusi has a “secret agenda” in grabbing power from Senator Manny Pacquiao and threatening to expel him from PDP-Laban, Senator Aquilino Pimentel III said......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

& lsquo;Booster shots& rsquo; on hold until nation& rsquo;s protected & mdash; Palace

Malacañang  has urged those getting COVID-19 “booster shots” to wait for the country to achieve population protection first before receiving more than the required number of doses......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

Quit paying & lsquo;tax& rsquo; to communists or face raps, NICA warns traders

The National Intelligence Coordinating Agency  issued a stern warning Monday against companies and individuals that they will face charges for paying extortion money to the Communist Party of the Philippines -New People’s Army-National Democratic Front which, in effect, finances the group’s reign of terror, especially in the countryside......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

& lsquo;Gaudeamus igitur& rsquo;

The 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines would have been one of the most important events in the largest Catholic nation in Asia. Despite the expectedly muted celebration of the first recorded Easter Sunday mass in Limasawa and the first Catholic baptism in Cebu, however, not all is lost in this year’s quadricentennial celebration, despite the challenges posed by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

Ed Sheeran performs on & lsquo;All-Out Sundays& rsquo; virtual stage

English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is serenading local fans with his appearance on GMA’s “All-Out Sundays” tomorrow, Aug.15. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

Johnny Orlando unleashes melodic pop smash & lsquo;Daydream& rsquo;

International pop artist Johnny Orlando is back with his newest track “Daydream” out now via Universal Music Canada and Island Records......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

BJ Pascual celebrates & lsquo;Musings& rsquo; anniversary with Pia Wurtzbach daring shoot

Celebrity photographer BJ Pascual teamed up with Pia Wurtzbach, creative director Vince Uy, and fashion stylist Pam Quinones for a daring photoshoot in celebration of “Musings Series” first anniversary last Aug 8......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

Critically lauded & lsquo;Hades& rsquo; makes way to consoles

Supergiant Games’ Game of the Year-winning action roguelike ‘Hades’ was released on consoles on Friday. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

& lsquo;Breakthrough infection& rsquo; sickens only a few& mdash;FDA

Fewer than 1 percent of more than 9.1 million people who had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of August have experienced a “breakthrough” infection, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021