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No face shield won& rsquo;t get one arrested by cop

The Philippine National Police on Wednesday said law enforcement officers would not necessarily arrest people who would leave their homes without face shields and face masks, as they might instead supply these to the violators instead......»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardDec 16th, 2020

Turn rainy days into rainy yays with Home Credit& rsquo;s top tips (and 0% interest deals)

It always seems to happen when you least expect (or want) it. Just as you’re ready to go out of the house, mask and face shield on, excited for the day’s activities, the first few drops start to fall from the sky—ulaaaaaaaanI.....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Face shield use science-based, says Palace

The government needs to listen to and believe in the experts’ findings that the use of face shields is effective in preventing the further transmission of COVID-19, Malacañang said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 25th, 2021

& lsquo;Asia& rsquo;s El Chapo& rsquo; arrested in the Netherlands

The alleged ringleader of Asia’s biggest crime syndicate and one of the world’s most wanted men has been arrested in the Netherlands, with Australian authorities pushing for his extradition to face trial......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 24th, 2021

PNP denies ‘overkill’ security for Nasino during baby’s funeral

The Philippine National Police (PNP) denied criticisms of an overkill in the security measures it implemented during the burial of the baby of jailed activist Reina Mae Nasino in Manila on Friday. In a statement, PNP spokesman Col. Ysmael Yu said that the security measures implemented were intended for Nasino who is under government custody after her arrest and subsequent filing of a criminal case for allegedly yielding a grenade during a raid inside the office of an urban poor group in Manila. “It is the subject (Nasino) who we were protecting,” said Yu. Netizens and other groups and personalities criticized the PNP and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology for what they described as disrespecting Filipino funeral rites. A video that went viral showed the police allegedly speeding off in a vehicle carrying the coffin of Nasino’s baby, which prompted the grandmother and other relatives to chase the vehicle. The funeral parlor and the cemetery were heavily-guarded. Nasino, who was handcuffed, arrived at the cemetery wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) gown and face mask and shield, with BJMP personnel heavily guarding her. The image of Nasino in a PPE gown, handcuffed and surrounded by BJMP personnel while grieving in front of her baby’s coffin triggered sympathy and anger from netizens who criticized the government for the treatment of a grieving mother. “That execution on security is appropriate, considering crowd control,” he added. Nasino was arrested in November last year in Manila during a raid at the office of urban poor group Kadamay. She and two others were charged with illegal possession of explosives, which they claimed had been planted by the police. She gave birth on July 1 but on Aug. 13 had to entrust the baby to the grandmother after the court handling the case denied her lawyers appeal to give Baby River more time with her mother either at the hospital or inside a detention facility where Nasino is jailed. During that time, Baby River was reportedly frail and underweight. The baby died last week at only three months old due to acute respiratory distress syndrome......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 17th, 2020

1,350 riders apprehended on 1st day of motorcycle pillion riding policy — Eleazar

Police have apprehended a total of 1,350 motorcycle riders during the first day of the strict implementation of rules on motorcycle pillion riding on Saturday, the Joint Task Force COVID Shield disclosed on Sunday. (JANSEN ROMERO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Based on the data of the JTF COVIDShield, a total of 704 motorcycle riders were apprehended for failure to install barriers while back-riding their spouses or live-in partners—a total of 697 of them were cited for various traffic violations while seven were arrested and taken to police stations.Police Lt. Gen. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar, commander of the JTF COVID Shield, explained that several violators  were taken to the police stations because of being disrespectful to the apprehending authorities, or, due to local ordinances that require violators to be taken to the police stations to arrange for a community service as a penalty.Back-riding married couples and living-in partners without the required barrier, not wearing face masks and not wearing helmets fall under Reckless Driving with penalties ranging from P1,000 to P10,000 depending on the number of the same offense committed;Also, a total of 580 more motorcycle riders were also accosted for failure to comply with the installation of barriers while having a back-rider other than their spouses or live-in partners. Of the figure, 551 were cited for violations while 29 were taken to the police station.For those who are not authorized to back-ride (those who are not married or living-in partners), Eleazar said the violation would be Overloading of Passengers with a penalty of P1,000.Meanwhile, a total of 66 motorcycles were also cited for violation even with the installed barriers since police found out that they were back-riding people other than their spouses or live-in partners. The penalty also falls under Overloading of Passengers.Eleazar said most of the violators were flagged down by the PNP Highway Patrol Group headed by Brig. Gen. Eliseo Cruz with 284. The Police Regional Office 7 also has the most number of apprehensions with 187, followed by Police Regional Office 5 with 158, Police Regional Office 9 with 129 and Police Regional Office 12 with 120.The 1,350 apprehended motorcycle riders on Saturday alone is on top of the more than 30,000 violators accosted during the July 10 to July 31 grace period given for motorcycle riders to comply with the installed barriers. The deadline for compliance was on July 31 and all those caught within the three-week grace period were just warned.Eleazar then urged motorcycle riders to comply with the rules, saying their defiance would just be met with appropriate sanctions based on the guidelines.“When our motorcycle riders repeatedly pleaded for them to be allowed to back-ride at least their spouses or live-in partners, the National Task Force Against COVID-19 listened to their appeal. What the NTF Against COVID-19 was asking in return is for them to install barriers because it is part of the safety measures against coronavirus infection,” said Eleazar. “As per Secretary of the Interior and Local Government Eduardo Año, we are not requiring all motorcycles to install barriers. But if they are going to use their motorcycles for back-riding, then they should follow the rules. The deadline for them to comply was extended twice and they were given a total of 22 days to install the barriers, we believe that it is more than enough time to do what is asked from them,” he added.Eleazar stressed that the continuous defiance of some motorcycle riders in the coming days would only compromise the NTF Against COVID-19 plan to eventually allow more people other than married couples and living-in partners to back-ride......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2020

Pacquiao won& rsquo;t take Ugas lightly

LAS VEGAS—Manny Pacquiao and Yordenis Ugas both made weight then came face-to-face for the cameras at the weigh-in ahead of their Saturday world title welterweight showdown in Las Vegas......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

PLDT, Smart& rsquo;s pandemic-tested education programs underpin new school-year

PLDT and Smart are boosting distance learning in the new school year with innovative programs that have stood the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. The Department of Education has recently released the calendar for schoolyear 2021-2022. Face-to-face classes, whether partial or in full scale, remain prohibited.  .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 17th, 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

Yankees face White Sox on cinematic & lsquo;Field of Dreams& rsquo;

New York—Major League Baseball reality meets cinematic magic on Thursday when the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox play on the “Field of Dreams” at Dyersville, Iowa......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Australian athletes face & lsquo;cruel& rsquo; 28 days& rsquo; quarantine

Sydney---A group of Australian Olympic athletes were Wednesday facing 28 days in quarantine on return from Tokyo in a move slammed as “cruel” and “uncaring” as concerns mount over their mental wellbeing......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 11th, 2021

People vs. Sapla

Five years into President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly war on drugs, few reports of police abuses have been investigated, not to mention that only a handful of these abusive law enforcers have been brought to justice despite reports by human rights advocates of extrajudicial killings and thousands of victims being arrested or killed under suspicious circumstances.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

SMB-Ginebra Sunday game postponed

The game between San Miguel Beer and Barangay Ginebra has been postponed, reducing today’s triple-bill into double-header as the PBA continues to impose what it calls ‘precautionary’ measure intended to secure the safety of everyone in the face of danger that’s still lurking......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Pateros residents not wearing mask, shield face arrest

The municipal government of Pateros yesterday warned residents of arrest if they are caught outdoors without face masks or shields......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Face shield talks should include other experts, civil engineer says

The policy on using face shields has faced calls to scrap, but authorities have insisted it gives additional protection against COVID-19. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

The night Hidilyn Diaz wrote her name among the stars

Tokyo---It was like a person about to face his own death. All the memories come rushing in before one’s very eyes......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Social media savvy Maine Mendoza is the face of Smart& rsquo;s GigaPay

Smart has unveiled the television commercial for GigaPay, an innovative collaboration between Smart and PayMaya for seamless payments on the GigaLife App, featuring screen darling Maine Mendoza......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Tulong ng opisina ni vp leni sa masbate, mas pinaigting

Sa panahon ng covid-19 pandemic, buong puso ang pagkalinga ni vp leni robredo sa mga frontliners at pamilya sa masbate. Halos 600 personal protective equipment (ppes) sets — mga mask, gown, face shield, at gloves — at mga medical supplies ang naibigay ng ovp sa iba’t ibang ospital at institusyon sa masbate. Sa pagbibigay ng […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Haitian police arrest president slay suspect with & lsquo;political& rsquo; aim

Port-au-Prince---Haitian police announced Sunday they had arrested a Haitian national “who had political objectives” in recruiting the gunmen who assassinated President Jovenel Moise last week......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

Memorandum sa paggamit ng face shield, inaasahang ilalabas na ngayong linggo

Ni Karen David   NGAYONG linggo ay inaasahang ilalabas na ang memorandum ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte ukol sa paggamit ng face shield.   Ito ang inihayag ni Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles.   Ayon kay Nograles, hanggang wala pang memorandum ay mananatili pa rin ang regulasyon ng gobyerno sa pagsusuot ng face shield.   Noong […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  pinasglobalRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2021

Who’s in control?

Face shield, no face shield, face shield, no face shield......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 26th, 2021