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Virus cases sweep across Texas

HOUSTON (AFP) — Despite its claim to host the world’s largest concentration of hospitals and research labs, the city of Houston is dangerously close to being overwhelmed by the explosion of coronavirus cases sweeping across Texas. Since the Memorial Day weekend in late May and major anti-racism protests in June, “it is an unbelievable trajectory,” […] The post Virus cases sweep across Texas appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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China eyes phase out of live poultry

BEIJING, China (AFP) — China on Friday vowed to gradually phase out the slaughter and sale of live poultry at food markets, in a move welcomed by animal rights activists amid the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement came as China stepped up inspections of wholesale food markets and outlawed the sale and consumption of wildlife, after […] The post China eyes phase out of live poultry appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Beijing lifts restrictions

BEIJING, China (AFP) — Beijing has contained transmission of a new coronavirus outbreak and will lift travel restrictions on most residents at midnight, city authorities said Friday, weeks after a new wave of infections broke out in the Chinese capital. All people living in areas of the city considered “low risk” may leave Beijing without […] The post Beijing lifts restrictions appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Wake up, WHO urges nations

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday urged countries hit by serious coronavirus outbreaks to “wake up” to the realities on the ground instead of bickering, and to “take control.” “People need to wake up. The data is not lying. The situation on the ground is not lying,” WHO emergencies director […] The post Wake up, WHO urges nations appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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‘Goma’ calls for COVID-19 awareness

No doubt, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the Philippines have drastically increased since it started in February 2020 but unlike when it started to penetrate different parts of the world, this pandemic is more manageable than before as doctors and scientists have already conducted ample research to treat patients better. Ormoc City Mayor Richard […] The post ‘Goma’ calls for COVID-19 awareness appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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A thousand trees eyed in Clark

To preserve the lush green environment inside this Freeport, the Clark Development Corporation (CDC) is aiming to plant some 1,000 trees in different areas here until the end of September this year. It has always been the mandate of the state-owned firm to protect, preserve and propagate trees in different non-buildable areas inside this Freeport. […] The post A thousand trees eyed in Clark appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Bamboo stars SM’s first ever virtual concert

In time for Philippine Independence Day, SM Supermalls highlighted an electrifying musical experience as it rocked Pinoys at the comfort of their homes with its first ever online concert entitled “Freedom Rocks” featuring rock icon Bamboo last 20 June. “It has always been our goal to provide fun and entertainment to Filipinos, especially now that […] The post Bamboo stars SM’s first ever virtual concert appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Nespresso Top 10 finalists out

Amid recent events that faced the world with many uncertainties, including the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, creativity proved to be a resilient gift that always flourishes. This year, Nespresso Talents continued pushing the boundaries in filmmaking through its vertical format challenge. Launched in February, the theme “Virtuous Circles” challenged aspiring filmmakers to tell stories […] The post Nespresso Top 10 finalists out appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Ayala Malls fetes extraordinary acts

Countless heartwarming tales of generosity, selflessness, and benevolence are seen and talked about despite the abundance of dismaying news that befalls our communities daily especially with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Not only is this testament to the strength of the human spirit, but also of the people’s infinite capacity to be our best selves […] The post Ayala Malls fetes extraordinary acts appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Go: Ensure protocols, LGU OK in sending LSIs home

Stringent health protocols must be balanced with the immediate need to send home locally stranded individuals to the provinces, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go reiterated on Saturday. Go said health and safety must come above all else but it shouldn’t mean LSIs will be stranded in the National Capital Region for a long period. “Uunahin […] The post Go: Ensure protocols, LGU OK in sending LSIs home appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Ex-cops linked to kidnapping slain

Two suspected members of a kidnap-for-ransom group, both former policemen, were killed in an alleged shootout with authorities in Binangonan, Rizal, before dawn on Saturday. Joint operatives from the Philippine National Police-Anti-Kidnapping Group, PNP Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group and Binangonan Municipal Police were providing security to the complainant of a kidnapping incident in Barangay […] The post Ex-cops linked to kidnapping slain appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Batangas lab ups PRC daily test capacity

Another Philippine Red Cross molecular laboratory passed the proficiency test and has been approved to operate in Batangas City. Senator Richard Gordon, chair and CEO of the Philippine Red Cross, said the new testing center that hurdled the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine standards can conduct 4,000 tests a day for a combined 32,000 daily […] The post Batangas lab ups PRC daily test capacity appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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China plans reforms to organ donation rules

China is planning changes in its organ donation rules to tackle a shortage of donors and curb illicit harvesting after it stopped taking tissue from executed prisoners five years ago. The draft rules published Wednesday by the National Health Commission allow people to donate the organs of relatives who have died. They also make it illegal […] The post China plans reforms to organ donation rules appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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DITO on track to fulfill operation requirements

Telco duopoly challenger DITO Telecommunity remains “on track” for their commercial launch on March 2021 even as the coronavirus pandemic upended the delivery of its services with its Chinese partners. DITO chief administrative officer Adel Tamano said they are binge hiring workers to fast track their network expansion. “When we started, we only have about […] The post DITO on track to fulfill operation requirements appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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NFL’s Redskins to review name after sponsor threat

The Washington Redskins have launched a “thorough review” of the team’s name, the NFL franchise said Friday, as sponsors stepped up pressure to scrap the moniker long criticized as racist. “In light of recent events around our country and feedback from our community, the Washington Redskins are announcing the team will undergo a thorough review […] The post NFL’s Redskins to review name after sponsor threat appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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DepEd seeks DICT help in delivering alternative learning

The Department of Education partnered with the Department of Information and Communications Technology to assist in delivering requirements related to broadcast, connectivity and digital security for the continued delivery of education amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. The collaboration will be for the opening of classes on 24 August 2020, to carried out through alternative […] The post DepEd seeks DICT help in delivering alternative learning appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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WHO says first alerted to virus by its office, not China

The World Health Organization has updated its account of the early stages of the COVID crisis to say it was alerted by its own office in China, and not by China itself, to the first pneumonia cases in Wuhan. The UN health body has been accused by US President Donald Trump of failing to provide […] The post WHO says first alerted to virus by its office, not China appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Pia Wurtzbach has new role

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach continues her quest to extend help to those who need it, as she announced her new role as a brand ambassador of an online English education platform. During a live stream to her 1.7 million plus Facebook followers, the former beauty queen said that by helping spread awareness about the […] The post Pia Wurtzbach has new role appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Renewable but with security

The development of renewable sources of energy will be pursued but not at the expense of national security, Department of Energy (DoE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi said as he reaffirmed his commitment to the full implementation of Republic Act (RA) 9513 or the Renewable Energy (RE) Act of 2008, which promotes the development of the country’s […] The post Renewable but with security appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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H2 bounce back seen for tax takes

The BIR, which accounts for the bulk of the government’s tax collections, reported a tentative total of P901.96 billion collected in 2020’s first semester. The post H2 bounce back seen for tax takes appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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