USAID turns over donation

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) last Friday turned over 371 laptop computers worth more than Php16 million ($333,000) to the Department of Education (DepEd). The donation was part of the United States’ ongoing commitment to support the Philippine government’s Basic Education Learning Continuity Plan during the Covid-19 pandemic. In a ceremony held […] The post USAID turns over donation appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneFeb 22nd, 2021

Bautista thanks IOM, USAID for IT equipment

Social Welfare and Development Secretary Rolando Bautista thanked  the International Organization for Migration and the United States Agency for International Development for exemplifying the bayahinan spirit and for helping the government strengthen its disaster preparedness and response. Sec. Rolando Bautista He expressed the agency’s “profound gratitude” to the IOM for donating around 21 Distance Learning Information Technology (IT) equipment worth P3.3 million to the DSWD.  “We are very elated to know that our development partners such as IOM are also exemplifying the same bayanihan spirit as they extend a helping hand to the Filipino people. Today, we express the agency’s profound gratitude to the IOM for their donation comprising of Distance Learning Information Technology  equipment,” he said in his speech today at the DSWD Auditorium. Bautista received the IT equipment, which is funded by the USAID through IOM. “This donation will go a long way in intensifying the DSWD’s disaster preparedness and response activities, specifically with the new IT equipment,” he said. “The Department will be able to implement high quality and effective distance learning activities and ensure that our field office staff , local government units and other partners-stakeholders stay current with the new policies and guidelines in disaster response operations.” He cited that despite the continuous impacts of COVID-19 on public health, economic, social, political and organizational dimensions, the DSWD is undertaking concerted efforts in delivering social safety nets to the Filipino people.  “While, the Department has been relentless in the  implementation of these programs aimed at helping out the most affected sectors, it is particularly important that our personnel are properly equipped with the necessary resources to effectively deliver the needed services during disasters,” Bautista said.  Joining Bautista in receiving the IT equipment was DSWD Undersecretary Felicisimo C. Budiongan.   IOM Philippines Country Office Program Manager Troy Dooley, IOM Philippines Country Office National Program Coordinator Conrad Navidad, USAID Deputy Mission Director Patrick Wesner, and USAID Regional Advisor Joe Curry graced the event. .....»»

Category: newsSource: NewsOct 22nd, 2020

Yulo sets sights on vault, but chances slim

Tokyo – After falling short in his pet floor exercise event, Filipino gymnast Caloy Yulo turns his sights to the vault finals where he has a chance at landing a medal in the gymnastics competition of the Tokyo Olympics at the Ariake Arena......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

MVP turns 75

Hong Kong-based investment management and holding company of the Salim Group of Indonesia, First Pacific Co. Ltd. is the crown jewel of Manuel Velez Pangilinan -- MVP as he is known -- as management wizard and investor par excellence.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Tabuelan, 7 other LGUs cited for excellent blood donation drives

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has recognized local government units (LGUs) in Cebu that performed well in their blood donation activities in 2020. This is in line with the National Blood Donors’ Month celebration which was held at Quest Hotel on Thursday, July 22, 2021. According to DOH-7 […] The post Tabuelan, 7 other LGUs cited for excellent blood donation drives appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Ayala Land turns over free vaccine doses, cash to Hero Foundation

As Rothlie Khy Vidal prepares for work each day, the Negros Polymedic Hospital nurse reminds herself that despite the country’s struggle against the COVID-19 pandemic, every day is a new blessing and a new beginning that gives us hope......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

‘Grabe si Ken Chan, ikaw na talaga! Nangangamoy best actor na naman!’

GRABE ang mga pasabog na eksena sa bawat episode ng GMA Afternoon Prime series na “Ang Dalawang Ikaw” nina Ken Chan at Rita Daniela. Talagang walang araw na hindi ka mawiwindang at masa-shock sa twists and turns ng kuwento, lalo na nitong nagdaang linggo kung saan napanood ang pagbabalik ni Nelson (Ken) sa kanyang core […] The post ‘Grabe si Ken Chan, ikaw na talaga! Nangangamoy best actor na naman!’ appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

Intocable will give a live concert

Ocesa has announced that Intocable will have a presentation via broadcast via its Live platform, next Saturday, August 21 at 9:00 pm Turns out selling.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021

Gilas LeBron Lopez turns pro, signs with Overtime Elite League

The inaugural season of OTE will kick off in September and will provide Lopez and other prospects out of high school an alternative path to the NBA......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala hosts BPI& rsquo;s & lsquo;After Six& rsquo; interview series

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala turns the tables as he sits down with today’s most sought-after local change-makers in After Six — a mini-series by the Bank of the Philippines Islands......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

Fitch revises PH credit rating outlook to negative

Fitch Ratings revised the outlook on the Philippines' 'BBB' credit rating to 'negative' from 'stable' to reflect the increasing risks to the credit profile from the impact of the pandemic and its aftermath on policy-making as well as on economic and fiscal out-turns......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

Philippines investment grade at risk after Fitch turns negative

The Philippines’ hard-earned credit rating that the Duterte administration tried to protect by limiting pandemic spending is now at risk of being downgraded, as the health crisis is seen leaving deep economic scars......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

Tempo turns 39 today

Tempo, the Manila Bulletin’s English-language tabloid, is celebrating its 39th year today. Despite the challenges facing the newspaper industry in this digital age, Tempo has maintained its commitment to responsible tabloid journalism. It has lived up to its promise of keeping Filipinos informed of and entertained by news as it breaks around them. Since its first […].....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

More groups urge postponement of 2022 BARMM polls

Leaders of indigenous non-Moro tribal communities took turns expressing favor, during a forum last Friday, for the deferment of the 2022 pioneering elections in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2021

Duterte thanks Japan for 1.1 million vaccine donation

President Duterte yesterday thanked Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for the donation of 1.124 million doses of Astra Zeneca vaccine that will boost the Philippines’ target of herd immunity......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

China s Tencent turns to facial recognition to snag late-night child gamers

China s Tencent turns to facial recognition to snag late-night child gamers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

ABS-CBN& rsquo;s FYE channel turns 1

Online channel FYE celebrates its 1st year on Pinoy livestreaming platform kumu with a monthlong “FYEsta” this July filled with exciting new shows, special episodes, and the much-awaited 1 million kumu coin giveaways......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021

Yassi Pressman meets Damian Lillard, thanks him for donation to fire-hit PGH

Actress Yassi Pressman finally met NBA superstar Damian Lillard to personally thank him for his donation to Philippine General Hospital. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2021

PH funds vs COVID-19 hit almost P1.5T in June

The Philippines’ COVID-19 war chest inched up to $30.45 billion, or almost P1.5 trillion, as of last month, thanks to a P505-million vaccine donation from Australia, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Friday. The updated ADB COVID-19 policy database showed the Philippines’ total fiscal and monetary package as of June 28 further rose from […] The post PH funds vs COVID-19 hit almost P1.5T in June appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2021

Justin Rose recounts golf stint in 2016 Rio Olympics

Justin Rose speaks with a golden glint in his eye whenever the topic turns over to the Olympic Games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2021

NBA: Historic decision in the United States: NCAA turns professional

Updates 01/07/2021 – 08:16 IJune 30, 2021 Going down in history at the Games in the United States. This is the day you can’t say.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 1st, 2021