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Active COVID-19 cases in Central Visayas reach 1.7K

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The number of active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Central Visayas has risen to over 1,700 as of Sunday, September 27, 2020, according to the case update of the health department here. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) reported an additional 52 new cases of COVID-19 in […] The post Active COVID-19 cases in Central Visayas reach 1.7K appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News15 hr. 32 min. ago Related News

Taal Volcano remains abnormal – Phivolcs

  The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said on Friday that the situation at Taal Volcano remains “abnormal” as Alert Level 1 is still in place. In the latest volcano bulletin of Phivolcs issued Friday morning, at least six volcanic earthquakes have been recorded by the agency in the past 24-hour period. Weak […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsSep 25th, 2020Related News

Update on the Appeal to UNESCO regarding classification of Ampatuan massacre case as resolved

Greetings from the Philippines! We hope this letter finds you safe and well during such difficult times. We – the families of the journalists killed in the Ampatuan massacre, as well as media groups, civil society organizations, and concerned citizens who have stood with them in their continuing search for justice – wish to express our distress and disappointment as news reports, including from government media, have called attention to UNESCO’s classification of the entire case as “resolved” and citing this as an accomplishment of the Duterte administration and its efforts to protect journalists......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2020Related News

8-month budget gap swells to P741B due to COVID-19

MANILA, Philippines — A pandemic-induced drop in revenues while the government spent more to fight COVID-19 widened the budget deficit by 1,510.6 percent year-on-year to P40.1 billion in August, the government reported on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. From January to August, the fiscal deficit also ballooned by 515 percent to P740.7 billion from P120.4 billion […] The post 8-month budget gap swells to P741B due to COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2020Related News

BSP Income Drops to 54%

A big income plunge happened to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) as their earnings dropped to P13.71 billion in this year’s first semester compared to P29.88 billion in the same period last year. The plunge is recorded at 54%. A 28 percent drop to P46.91 billion from January to June 21 has been recorded […].....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsSep 22nd, 2020Related News

LPA to bring rains over Visayas, parts of Luzon

MANILA, Philippines — A low-pressure area (LPA) is expected to bring rains over Visayas and parts of Luzon on Tuesday, the state weather bureau said. In its 4 a.m. live weather update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that the LPA was last spotted at 55 kilometers west-northwest of Catarman, Northern […] The post LPA to bring rains over Visayas, parts of Luzon appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 22nd, 2020Related News

New JTIP chief confronts challenges with optimism

When John Freda arrived in the country in January this year to assume the leadership of Japan Tobacco International Philippines, he was literally given an “explosive welcome” as Taal volcano had just erupted. He was on the last plane that landed at the airport before it was closed due to severe ashfall from the eruption. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceSep 20th, 2020Related News

Talisay City COVID update: 3 new cases reported on Sept. 17

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City reported on Thursday, September 17, 2020, that it had three new Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, raising the total number of active cases to 42. In a late-night post, the Talisay City Public Information Office (PIO) revealed that the three cases were from Barangays Dumlog, Lagtang, and Candulawan. The […] The post Talisay City COVID update: 3 new cases reported on Sept. 17 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 18th, 2020Related News

UPDATE: 4 dead in Lantawan, Basilan chopper crash

At least four people killed when a Philippine Air Force’s 505th Search and Rescue chopper crashed in Brgy. Upper Manggas, Lantawan, Basilan Wednesday. Initial report said the Rotary Wing Rescue Aircraft of the 505 search and rescue of the PAF with tail no. 202 crashed at 1 p.m. One of the fatalities was a junior […] The post UPDATE: 4 dead in Lantawan, Basilan chopper crash appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsSep 16th, 2020Related News

Virus cost global tourism $460 billion in January-June & ndash; UN

The coronavirus crisis cost the global tourism sector $460 billion in lost revenue during the first six months of 2020 as the number of people travelling plunged, the UN said Tuesday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsSep 16th, 2020Related News

CEO concerns in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis

Last August KPMG released the results of the 2020 Global CEO Outlook. In the first study of its kind to measure how CEOs’ priorities and concerns have changed during the global pandemic, KPMG conducted two surveys, one at the onset of the pandemic in January and another in July/August......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceSep 14th, 2020Related News

BIR, BOC exceed January to August collection target

The Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Bureau of Customs generated P1.64 trillion in revenues from January to August, surpassing their combined target for the period, according to the Department of Finance......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceSep 13th, 2020Related News

Debt payments reach P608 billion in 7 months

The government spent P608.26 billion from January to July to pay off its maturing debt, up 27.33 percent from P477.71 billion a year ago, according to the Bureau of the Treasury......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceSep 13th, 2020Related News

DOH mass recovery adds 20,472 recoveries; total cases breach 261,000

In its latest tally update on Sunday afternoon, the Department of Health also recorded 79 more deaths from the sickness, bringing the new pathogen's death toll in the Philippines to 4,371. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 13th, 2020Related News

Remains of Filipino sailor from sunken ship in Japan to be flown home next week – DOLE

MANILA, Philippines — The remains of a Filipino mariner from a livestock ship that sank off Japan are set to be flown home to the Philippines next week, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said. In an update sent to reporters on Friday, DOLE identified the Filipino sailor as Joel Canete Linao, who hails from South […] The post Remains of Filipino sailor from sunken ship in Japan to be flown home next week – DOLE appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 11th, 2020Related News

7 lugar sa Baguio City naka-lockdown

Pitong lugar pa sa Baguio City ang nananatiling nakasailalim sa lockdown. Batay ito sa update na inilabas ng Public Information Office ng Baguio City Huwebes (Sept. 10) ng umaga. Kabilang sa mga lugar na naka-lockdown pa ay ang mga sumusunod: Balsigan: Purok 2 Loakan Proper: Purok Magsaysay at Purok Cudirao Cabinet Hill: Teachers Camp: Purok […] The post 7 lugar sa Baguio City naka-lockdown appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 10th, 2020Related News

Mandaue logs 17 new cases, 10 recoveries in lates COVID-19 update

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Seventeen new cases were added to Mandaue City’s tally of coronavirus disease cases based on the city’s latest report released on Wednesday night, September 9, 2020. The development raises the city’s count of active cases to 188. In the city’s latest COVID-19 update, the new cases in the city are from […] The post Mandaue logs 17 new cases, 10 recoveries in lates COVID-19 update appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 10th, 2020Related News

Only one new COVID-19 case in Talisay City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City once again only recorded one new case of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) based on an update released on September 9, 2020. It is now two days in a row that the city recorded only one case, and fourth time in a row that it recorded less than 10 […] The post Only one new COVID-19 case in Talisay City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 10th, 2020Related News

Nawala ang karapatan ng mga artist

Noong taong 1997 nang ipinasa ng Kongreso ang RA No. 8293 o mas kakilala sa tawag na Intellectual Property Code (IPC). Naging ganap na epektibo o pinatupad naman ito noong January 1, 1998. Sa ilalim ng Section 200 ng IPC, ang mga Artist ay binigyan ng RESALE RIGHT, habang sila ay nabubuhay, sa lahat ng […] The post Nawala ang karapatan ng mga artist appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 10th, 2020Related News

‘Miracle baby’ ni Super Tekla ligtas na: Ang lakas dumede at sobrang likot

  ITINUTURING ni Super Tekla na “miracle baby” ang kanyang ikalawang anak na si Baby Angelo. Abot-langit ang pasasalamat ng Kapuso comedian-TV host sa lahat ng mga tumulong at nagdasal para kaligtasan at kalusugan ng bagong silang na sanggol. Sa panayam ng GMA 7, nagbigay ng update si Tekla tungkol sa kalagayan ngayon ni Baby […] The post ‘Miracle baby’ ni Super Tekla ligtas na: Ang lakas dumede at sobrang likot appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 10th, 2020Related News