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Common-sense solutions versus COVID-19

Last Wednesday, we highlighted the highly informative and educational article written by retired UP School of Medicine Professor and leading pharmacologist Dr. Romeo Quijano entitled “Loss of Common Sense in Covid 19: The Story of Ivermectin.”.....»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardApr 16th, 2021

BSP seen keeping rates steady

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is seen maintaining an accommodative stance to help rejuvenate the economy amid a surge in COVID-19 infections, according to Fitch Solutions and Moody’s Analytics......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021

‘Lock and load!’

The fear and desperation over COVID-19 last week was palpable. Friends were dying, friends were landing in ICUs, friends could not get into hospitals and people were desperately asking for answers or solutions. The only answer was ECQ......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021

Converge boosts customer support service

End-to-end high-speed fiber broadband provider Converge ICT Solutions Inc. is stepping up customer support initiatives amid enhanced quarantine measures due to the rising cases of COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

Pinoys less happy in 2020 – World Happiness Report

Widespread lockdowns, disruptions and deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic made Filipinos less happy last year, according to the 2021 World Happiness Report of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Reinfection rare, more common over 65

We did not identify anything to indicate that protection against reinfection declines within six months of having Covid-19. The post Reinfection rare, more common over 65 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 19th, 2021

Cybercriminals deploy pandemic, vaccine themes to target banks, cryptocurrency exchanges

COVID. Codes. Cash. What do they have in common? Cybercriminals......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 18th, 2021

Senators hit double standards, band-aid solutions a year into COVID-19 lockdown

"What's ironic is that a year since the lockdown, naririto pa rin tayo," Sen. Nancy Binay said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 15th, 2021

Back to basics versus COVID

The figures speak for themselves......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 12th, 2021

Let’s all face a cat

We are turning Covid-19 from a deadly disease that shut down the whole world into a common cold. The post Let’s all face a cat appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Building science cities

There is more to nationhood than waiting for the COVID-19 vaccine. There are other layers of processes, activities, pursuits that should be animating this archipelago of 110 million people spread across 7,641 islands. If we were only to lift our gaze to higher levels of engagement, we might find the solutions that we seek at […] The post Building science cities appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Fitch sees economy expanding by 7.6%

An expected rebound in consumer spending this year will propel the Philippine economy to grow by 7.6 percent from a 9.5-percent contraction in 2020 due to the devastating and prolonged impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Fitch Solutions, a unit of Fitch Group, said Tuesday......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2021

Gawa, hindi salita ngayon ang Metro mayors council at MMDA

Covid-19, traffic administration, long-term flood solutions, basura, road clearing operations, mga bagong kalye, transportasyon, illegal vendors, informal settlers at pati presyo ng manok at baboy ay nagkakaisa nang prayoridad ngayon ng 17 alkalde ng Metro Manila katulong si MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos. Nakakatuwang isipin na parang iisa na ang galaw ngayon ng mga LGUs, MMDA […] The post Gawa, hindi salita ngayon ang Metro mayors council at MMDA appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

Balik-Tanaw | Solitary life, lepers and Valentine’s Day

On this feast of a martyr for God, let us remember the love of mothers who lost their sons and daughters to this nonsensical war on drugs, those healthcare workers serving the frontlines risking their lives out of love and care for Covid patients, the homeless, hungry and needy, the children suffering in desperate conditions, the women and children victims of domestic violence whose numbers have risen in the advent of the lockdown, the rising number of out-of-school youth and adults, the LGBTQ community pushed to the margins of society, and many more who suffer a martyrdom, a loss of the sense of self, a loss of a sense of hope. The post Balik-Tanaw | Solitary life, lepers and Valentine’s Day appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2021

Fitch Solutions: PH economy poised to grow 7.6% in 2021

Fitch Solutions, a unit of the Fitch Group, said over the weekend it expects the Philippine economy to rebound this year with a growth of 7.6 percent from a record-low 9.5-percent slump last year amid the prolonged impact of the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 31st, 2021

Globe, Microsoft Office 365 fuse to power virtual education

Globe expands its initiatives to maximize digital education through Microsoft Office 365 solutions. Due to COVID-19, digital learning emerged as a means to continue communication and collaboration between students and teachers while at home. However, because of insufficient digital infrastructure and tools not all educational institutions are equipped to manage remote learning......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

‘No pickiness,’ just accept Sinovac with 50% efficacy

Sinovac has 50 percent efficacy versus COVID-19. Half a population vaccinated with it can become immune. That’s low. Other inoculants notched 70 to 95 percent efficacy......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Beware the droplets

The Covid-19 virus has been known to be transmitted through contaminated droplets in the air. A single cough produces up to 3,000 droplets that can still thrive on any surface over time. It makes sense to block every harmful particle from coming into contact with the nose and mouth, which is why wearing protective masks […] The post Beware the droplets appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

Comm& Sense helps SMEs bounce back from pandemic

Given mobility restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, small and medium enterprises—considered as the backbone of the Philippine economy – were among those badly hit, causing skyrocketing unemployment and pay cuts......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 26th, 2020

Global challenges require global solutions

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres addressed the Bundestag, the German parliament, where he warned of a deficit of international cooperation and underscored that global challenges require global solutions. The Covid-19 pandemic, a generational global economic crisis, and faltering progress on sustainable development and gender equality were some of the challenges the Secretary-General outlined in […] The post Global challenges require global solutions appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 25th, 2020

Pandemic accelerates fintech adoption; BSP nods new e-wallet

The global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has accelerated the adoption of fintech solutions across a wide swath of industries as the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas granted its initial endorsement Smart Asset Managers to proceed with the registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission and other government agencies for amenabilities......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 18th, 2020