But what& rsquo;s in a name?

There has been a change in name of the death-dealing coronavirus detected last December in China’s Wuhan City in the central Hubei province, the virus that now sports a different identity bracelet......»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardFeb 14th, 2020

Novak whips foe as row sparks video replay call

Paris---Novak Djokovic was likened to a snake devouring its prey Tuesday as his bid to become the first man in half a century to win all four Grand Slam titles twice got off to a straightforward start at Roland Garros while a ‘double bounce’ row prompted calls for video replays to be introduced in tennis......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated News2 hr. 41 min. ago

Butler shrugs off underdog tag as Miami braces for LA

Orlando---Jimmy Butler says the Miami Heat don’t see themselves as NBA Finals underdogs despite starting the season as rank outsiders for the title......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated News2 hr. 41 min. ago

LeBron: Bubble season my toughest challenge

Orlando---LeBron James says leading the Los Angeles Lakers into the NBA Finals after nearly three months inside the league’s “bubble” in Orlando ranks as the biggest challenge of his career......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated News2 hr. 41 min. ago

Biocon brings most affordable insulin to PH

Biocon Biologics India Ltd., a fully integrated ‘pure play’ biosimilars company, is bringing its integrated diabetes management program to the Philippines to enable affordable access to quality insulins......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

Weaponizing SALN

What prompted Ombudsman Samuel Martires to issue that memorandum limiting the access of any individual to a public official’s Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News8 hr. 41 min. ago

Coordinated inauthenticity

Filipinos have a love-hate relationship with social media giant Facebook. But we can’t seem to leave it anyway. What started out as a platform to share the mundane details of our everyday lives—the food we just ate, that vacation we took with the family, that present we received from the significant other, even the song that keeps playing in our head—evolved, over the years, into something we think we know and cannot do without......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News8 hr. 41 min. ago

Making new sports traditions with LG technology

It is a well-known fact that Filipino families love watching sports. It has actually become a tradition for most – catching live basketball games, trying to get a glimpse or a selfie with your favorite player together with the kids, and eating out at a favorite restaurant after. It is a wholesome ritual that creates unforgettable memories. With the pandemic however, this tradition abruptly came to a halt for most families. Sporting events are slowly starting to resume, but actually watching it live especially with little ones are still out of the picture. This however, doesn’t mean that the bonding time as a family has to go away. LG’s OLED TVs make watching sports and movies at home in the new normal just like the real thing......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated News16 hr. 24 min. ago

Al Solis& rsquo; faith through basketball

During his playing days, he was considered a remorseless assassin......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated News16 hr. 24 min. ago

7 men get & lsquo;life& rsquo; for Davao night market bombing

Seven men have been convicted of multiple murder and multiple attempted murder charges over the deadly explosion at the Roxas Night Market in Davao City in 2016......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News17 hr. 24 min. ago

Strict & lsquo;staycation& rsquo; guidelines set

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has issued strict guidelines for “staycations” to ensure the safety and well-being of guests, as the government re-starts the economy through tourism......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News17 hr. 24 min. ago

Carpio-Morales slams Martires limiting access to SALN

Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has criticized her successor Samuel Martires for ordering to limit public access to a government official’s Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN), saying his statement is against the Office of the Ombudsman’s mandate to promote transparency......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News17 hr. 24 min. ago

UP experts say lower & lsquo;repro& rsquo; rate to flatten curve

To flatten the curve of coronavirus infections in Metro Manila, authorities must cut down COVID-19’s reproduction and positivity ratios to less than five percent or one in ten persons, researchers from the University of the Philippines who have been tracking the pandemic said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News17 hr. 24 min. ago

Rody won& rsquo;t quit; vows to rid graft in his last 2 yrs.

Despite his frustrations over corruption in the government, President Rodrigo Duterte will not actually resign, his spokesperson Harry Roque said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News17 hr. 24 min. ago

Britain standing by & lsquo;illegal& rsquo; Brexit bill

Brussels, Belgium—Britain stood by its provocative bid to change the terms of its EU divorce deal on Monday, as a make-or-break week of post-Brexit trade talks began under a storm cloud. .....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

Parent company takes over NTT Docomo in tender offer

Tokyo—Japan’s biggest mobile carrier NTT Docomo will be taken over by its parent company, government-backed Nippon Telegraph & Telephone, in a tender offer worth $40 billion, the two firms said Tuesday......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

Market slips; Dito, Jollibee climb

Stocks declined Tuesday, weighed down by the government’s decision to keep Metro Manila under a general community quarantine until the end of October......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

PAFMI buys 133,500 tons of domestic corn

The Philippine Association of Feed Millers Inc. said Tuesday its members bought 133,500 metric tons of local corn from growers in Isabela, Bukidnon, General Santos, Iloilo, Davao and other provinces, encouraged by the bumper harvest and the good quality of this cropping season’s produce......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

Donors distort WHO& rsquo;s tobacco control policy, say experts

Consumer groups have accused the World Health Organization of being used by big pharmaceutical companies, charity foundations funded by billionaires and state-controlled tobacco companies to perpetuate cigarette trade by driving less harmful alternatives to the black market, leaving more than a billion smokers exposed to serious health risks from smoking......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

Meat processors support DTI& rsquo;s proposal to increase capacity of businesses

The Philippine Association of Meat Processors Inc. said it fully supports the Department Trade and Industry’s proposal to allow more businesses to operate at their rated capacity to expedite economic recovery......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

Bottas exploits record-chasing Hamilton& rsquo;s troubles in Russia

Sochi—Valtteri Bottas took full advantage of a troubled day for his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to claim the ninth win of his career with a measured drive to victory in Sunday’s incident-packed Russian Grand Prix......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020