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Google.org contributes $7.5M to Covid-19 relief

With the Philippines and other neighboring countries continue to grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic, Google announced a total commitment of $7.5 million in new grant funding and other support to help alleviate the current pandemic crisis. As part of this new commitment, Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, is providing a USD1.5 million grant to UNICEF to […] The post Google.org contributes $7.5M to Covid-19 relief appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Duterte, Suga mark PH-Japan Friendship Day

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide and President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday celebrated the 65th Anniversary of Japan-Philippines Friendship Day, with the Japanese leader expressing optimism the legacy of this alliance will provide momentum for further deepening relations between the two countries......»»

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Duterte: Japan ‘unrivaled’ as Philippines’s valued partner

President Duterte has described as “extraordinary” the Philippines’ ties with Japan and has expressed optimism that the relationship between the two countries would become stronger......»»

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Getting to know all vaccines will revitalize international travel

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the travel and tourism sector severely across the world, and now another challenge has been added: Some countries refuse to.....»»

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UK acknowledges “differences” on climate targets ahead of COP26

COP26 President, Alok Sharma acknowledged today that there “remains a gap” between countries in aspects such as the rate of emission reduction between now and.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 27th, 2021Related News

Sokor TV network apologizes for offensive broadcast

A major South Korean broadcaster apologized Saturday for using offensive images and captions to describe participating countries during the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony on Friday night......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 24th, 2021Related News

Pandemic task force told to ‘level up’ its ‘reactive’ approach to Delta variant threat

President Rodrigo Duterte also scheduled what he called an "emergency" meeting for Saturday night, two days after local transmission of the variant driving a surge in cases in neighboring countries was confirmed......»»

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Philippines faces call for UN investigation into war on drugs killings

via channelnewsasia.com – More than two dozen countries formally called on Thursday (Jul 4) for a United Nations investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, activists said. Iceland submitted the draft resolution backed by mainly European states, they said. The text urges the government Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 23rd, 2021Related News

PH Procures a Total of 164M Doses of COVID-19 Vax for 2021

The Philippines is expected to have a steady stream of COVID-19 vaccines for the rest 2021 as the government has successfully secured 164 million doses of vaccines through procurement, the COVAX Facility, and through diplomatic relations with other countries. National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 chairperson, Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, and NTF chief implementer and vaccine […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJul 23rd, 2021Related News

Travelers from Malaysia, Thailand barred from entering the Philippines starting July 25

This brings the number of countries included in the Philippines' travel ban to 10. .....»»

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Travel ban on Malaysia mulled

The Philippines may also impose a travel ban on Malaysia and other neighboring countries if the COVID-19 Delta variant threat they are facing worsens and becomes similar to the one being addressed by Indonesia, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 22nd, 2021Related News

UK and France will work together to prevent illegal crossing of migrants – Tellam

So far this year more than 8,000 people have illegally crossed the arm of the sea that separates the two countries. The The UK pays.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 21st, 2021Related News

Palace: Travel ban to be imposed on Malaysia, neighbors if Delta variant worsens in these countries

The Philippines may also impose a travel ban on Malaysia and other neighboring countries if the COVID-19 Delta variant threat they are facing worsens and becomes similar to the one being addressed by Indonesia, Malacañang said Wednesday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 21st, 2021Related News

Philippines, Oman agree to end travel ban

The Philippines’ suspension of the deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Oman has ended after both countries discussed the mutual lifting of the travel and deployment ban......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 21st, 2021Related News

To strengthen Phl economic recovery, World Bank cites need for more FDIs

Appearing recently before the economic press for the East Asia and Pacific Region, officials of the World Bank made an assessment of recent economic recovery among countries in the region......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJul 20th, 2021Related News

Spain already has its first Chief Data Officer to respond to the challenges of the data economy | comp

The government has appointed Alberto Palomo Lozano as Spain’s first chief data officer. A number that already exists in other countries such as France, the.....»»

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Repatriate our OFWs

The government is having a hard time repatriating some 10,000 Filipino contract workers in different countries in the Middle East and the Indian sub-continent......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 20th, 2021Related News

Is Leni Robredo the Only One Who Realizes the Philippines Has a Crisis in Education?

Vice President Leni Robredo wants the government to declare a "crisis in education." We believe that is the right thing to do. The World Bank (WB) may have issued an apology for its objective assessment of the country's education system—given Education Secretary Leonor Briones and the Duterte administration's hysteria when the report first appeared—but the facts in that report remain true. Compared to other countries, the Philippines ranks at or near the bottom in education......»»

Source: Philnews PhilnewsCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2021Related News

Flood death toll in Belgium rises to 31

The number of Belgian residents confirmed dead in massive floods that hit several European countries this week rose to 31 on Sunday, according to official figures, as authorities said they were calling an end to rescue operations......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2021Related News

PGA Sompo Insurance marks 30 years of contribution to Philippines progress

The leading insurers in their respective countries Prudential Guarantee and Assurance Inc. in the Philippines and Sompo Holdings Inc. of Japan, led by Group CEO, director and president Kengo Sakurada in 1991 forged a partnership to form what is now known as the PGA Sompo Insurance Corp......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 18th, 2021Related News