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Government to issue vaccination passports

Individuals vaccinated against COVID-19 would be issued “passports” certifying they are no longer at risk of catching the virus or infecting anyone, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said yesterday......»»

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‘1 in 5 establishments not complying with health protocols’

Almost a year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country, one in every five business establishments still does not comply with health and safety protocols in the workplace......»»

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Philippines travel ban on over 30 countries extended

After confirmation that a Filipino had been infected with the UK variant of COVID-19 following a business trip in Dubai, the Philippine government extended yesterday for another 15 days the travel restrictions on 33 countries with known cases of new coronavirus strains and expanded the restriction to cover the United Arab Emirates and Hungary......»»

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Senators question government preference for Sinovac

Senators questioned yesterday the Duterte administration’s apparent bias for procuring China-made vaccines for COVID-19, which they warned has caused resistance to vaccination among Filipinos amid reports of low efficacy and high cost......»»

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Janssen, Clover pushing through with Philippine trials

Multinational pharmaceutical giant Janssen and Chinese firm Clover Biopharmaceuticals could still pursue plans to conduct Phase 3 clinical trials for their respective candidate COVID-19 vaccines despite government pronouncements to buy from Chinese firms Sinovac and Sinopharm, Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato dela Peña said yesterday......»»

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Enactus PH holds 2020 Business Innovation Idea Challenge

Enactus Philippines conducted virtually the 2020 Business Innovation Idea Challenge on December 4-5, 2020, with Mindanao State University-Main Campus winning for the second time......»»

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Communities go plastic-free, cashless with Plastic Bank, PayMaya

Global social enterprise Plastic Bank® has tapped digital financial services leader PayMaya to build more sustainable communities in the Philippines with cashless technology. .....»»

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Infinix unveils sleek, fast, long-lasting Note 8 in PH

Infinix, the premium online-driven smartphone brand, recently launched Note 8 in the Philippines.  .....»»

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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......»»

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EDITORIAL - The other viral outbreak

Different vaccines against COVID-19 are finally coming out, promising an end to this once-in-a-century global scourge. There is another viral pestilence, however, that continues to call for urgent containment......»»

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Fernandez sees smaller medal haul in Vietnam

With fewer events offered, the Philippines will have reduced chances of winning medals in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam......»»

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Adiwang fights in honor of late mother

Team Lakay upstart Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang had a rough start to the year, as the 27-year-old from Baguio City, Philippines recently lost his mother Leticia, who has suffered multiple strokes since 2016. She passed away on December 30, just before a tumultuous year ended for Adiwang......»»

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Biden unveils plans to fight Covid-19

President-elect Joe Biden unveiled plans Thursday for fighting Covid and injecting $1.9 trillion into a battered US economy, but already his ambitious first 100 days agenda is overshadowed by the looming Senate trial of his soon-to-be predecessor Donald Trump......»»

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DTI backs easing of age restrictions for economic recovery

MANILA, Philippines — Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez on Friday expressed support for the gradual easing of age restrictions possibly down to 10 years old to help the economic recovery of the country. In a televised briefing, Lopez agreed with the call of Acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua to let more children and families […] The post DTI backs easing of age restrictions for economic recovery appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Sto. Niño vendors report losses following transfer to Compania Maritima

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sto. Niño vendors have been reporting scant sales after they have been transferred to the Compania Maritima grounds for the 2021 Sinulog season. The vendors are expected to stay there until the Quincentennial Anniversary for the arrival of Christianity in April 2021, and this has worried many of them since they […] The post Sto. Niño vendors report losses following transfer to Compania Maritima appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Cortes signs EO amending schedule of Mandaue City Public Market

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has issued Executive Order no. 01 series of 2021 on Friday, January 15, 2021, amending portions of Section 1 of EO no. 71 series of 2020 on the removal of barricades and Section 3 of EO no. 83 series of 2020 amending the schedule of operations […] The post Cortes signs EO amending schedule of Mandaue City Public Market appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Oplan Bulabog: 130 curfew violators nabbed in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen arrested 130 curfew violators during synchronized checkpoints and visitations of establishments in Cebu City on January 14, which is is line with “Oplan Bulabog.” Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City Police Office, told CDN Digital through a phone interview that majority […] The post Oplan Bulabog: 130 curfew violators nabbed in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Cebu archbishop in hospital for COVID-19 symptoms but Church exec says ‘no need to worry’

CEBU CITY—Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma was taken to the hospital after showing COVID-19 symptoms, mainly cough and cold. But Msgr. Joseph Tan, spokesperson of the Archdiocese of Cebu, said there was no need to worry. “He is all right,” Tan said. He said doctors advised Palma to stay at the hospital for monitoring and rest […] The post Cebu archbishop in hospital for COVID-19 symptoms but Church exec says ‘no need to worry’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Rent.ph produces 700 rent manager course graduates

The first-ever online course on becoming a certified rent manager in the Philippines by Rent.ph has produced over 700 graduates nationwide. Held last December 21, 2020, and January 7, 2021,  the course on rent management aims to continuously create rental opportunities amid the pandemic and the new normal. Under the umbrella of Filipino Homes, the […] The post Rent.ph produces 700 rent manager course graduates appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Chan sees big challenge in establishing COVID-19 vaccine storage facility

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan admits that one of the city’s biggest challenges in procuring the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine would be the storage facility that would maintain the efficacy of the medicine. Chan said that an acceptable storage facility is of utmost importance since some vaccines need to […] The post Chan sees big challenge in establishing COVID-19 vaccine storage facility appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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