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US authorizes first at-home Covid test, results in 20 minutes

WASHINGTON, United States — The United States on Tuesday authorized its first rapid at-home test for Covid-19, which is available over-the-counter and produces a result in around 20 minutes. The test, made by California-based Ellume, will sell for around $30 and the company plans to roll out three million units in January 2021, and millions more in […] The post US authorizes first at-home Covid test, results in 20 minutes appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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

What is CSGO Ranked Prime and Smurf account?

CSGO is developed by the two video game giants Valve and Hidden Path Entertainment. Quite similar to Counter-Strike, which was developed as a mod for Half-Life, CSGO offers an interesting perspective on the first-person shooter and team-based games. The original was quite successful, even to the point that the players themselves took care of all […] The post What is CSGO Ranked Prime and Smurf account? appeared first on Kagay An......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsDec 6th, 2020Related News

Philippine Olympic chief blasts bill banning minors from participating in combat sports

Philippine Olympic Committee president Abraham Tolentino on Sunday said the proposal is regressive and counter productive since most of the country’s best hopes in the international competition, including the Olympics comes from full-contact events......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 6th, 2020Related News

Fitch Ratings sees PH banks’ profitability to remain stable

MANILA – Philippines banks’ profitability is seen to remain stable due to higher loan growth and lower credit provisioning, factors which Fitch Ratings expects to counter the impact of reduced margins and lack of extraordinary trading gains. “We expect the deterioration in reported asset-quality metrics to accelerate in 2021 as debt moratoria mandated by regulations […].....»»

Source: Balita BalitaCategory: NewsDec 2nd, 2020Related News

Thompson s game-winning triple sends Ginebra to PBA finals

With 14.5 ticks left in the game and the score tied at 80-all, Thompson sank the game-winner to counter Reynel Hugnatan's tying triple in the previous possession......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsNov 28th, 2020Related News

Joe Biden bets for his anti-Trump presidency

In restoring the more traditional version of the presidency, Biden is using his mandate to counter the political forces that led to Trump’s rise........»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: EditorialNov 25th, 2020Related News

Leni: Don’t be onion-skinned

  BY RAYMUND ANTONIO     In what could be her counter attack to President Duterte’s tirades, Vice President Leni Robredo on Wednesday said government officials should not be onion-skinned when the public criticize them. During her visit to typhoon victims in Ragay, Camarines Sur, Robredo stressed that she has no knowledge as to who […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsNov 18th, 2020Related News

Keanna sariwa ang dyowa

NI: ALWIN IGNACIO Humahalimuyak ang pagkababae ni Keanna Reeves. Bakit kaniyo? Aba, in a cougar and cub relationship kasi si Madama Janet Duterte with a fresh looking hombre na itatago natin sa pangalang Clark Samartino. May uncanny resemblance si young Samartino sa 80’s matinee idol na si Lloyd Samartino. Ang young Samartino at si Master […].....»»

Source: Balita BalitaCategory: NewsNov 18th, 2020Related News

How To Become A Pro At CSGO?

Counter-strike global offensive is an online first-person shooter that’s had a large following and gained the attention of every gamer worldwide for many years. This game requires quick reaction time, a perfect aim, and profound map awareness. Here two teams complete the multiple rounds of objective-based games mode. The players need to make a strategy […] The post How To Become A Pro At CSGO? appeared first on Kagay An......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsNov 13th, 2020Related News

Biden: 5 ways to beat populism

Populists are powerful precisely because, in the words of novelist Hugo von Hofmannsthal, “politics is magic, he who can summon the forces from the deep, him will they follow.” Make no mistake: Populism is here to stay, thanks to its uncanny ability to tap into our most basic instincts. But as in pandemics and pathogens, […] The post Biden: 5 ways to beat populism appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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

Why can’t Trump accept his defeat?

Washington, United States—With his defeat in the US presidential election, Donald Trump finds himself fighting against being tagged with a label he frequently applies to rivals but which runs completely counter to his own brand: “loser.” The Republican is pursuing legal action in several battleground states, though his lawyers have so far failed to substantiate […] The post Why can’t Trump accept his defeat? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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

NLEX vows to continue dialogues with Pampanga quarry truckers

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga (PNA) – The North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Corporation is assuring the motoring public that concerns about legal load limits being raised by motorists and truckers are taken seriously by the management. The statement came after Pampanga quarry-based haulers barricaded several NLEX interchanges on Saturday morning in protest of the temporary rerouting of 12-wheeler dump trucks. The NLEX, in its statement, said it was compelled to temporarily regulate the entry of perennially overloaded 12-wheeler dump trucks for safety reasons while major rehabilitation of the five-kilometer Candaba Viaduct was ongoing. The reconstruction and rehabilitation of the 35-year-old Manila-bound carriageway of the Candaba Viaduct started last August. Before the project’s implementation, the tollway company said it reached out to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of Transportation (DOTr), Toll Regulatory Board (TRB), Pampanga Governor Dennis Pineda’s office, and the mayors of San Fernando, San Simon, Apalit in Pampanga, Calumpit, Pulilan, Malolos, and Guiguinto in Bulacan, the affected trucking groups, and the Pampanga Chamber of Commerce to highlight the urgency of repairing the Candaba Viaduct to assure its long-term viability as a vital road link between North and Central Luzon and Metro Manila. The NLEX also said that it issued public advisories that the reconstruction will require the closure of certain lanes and the implementation of temporary counter-flow traffic measures. To assuage the concerns of the affected quarry-based truckers and haulers, the NLEX said dialogues are ongoing to demonstrate proper and compliant procedures for loading their trucks. The NLEX currently implements the load limits provisions of R.A. 8794 and the Joint DOTr-DPWH Implementing Rules and Regulations revised in 2012 which sets the maximum load limits for trucks nationwide. .....»»

Source: Mb.com.ph Mb.com.phCategory: NewsNov 8th, 2020Related News

Philippines to counter China s sea militias with CAAS

Manila [Philippines], October 30 (ANI): In a move to counter Chinese claims in the South China Sea (SCS), the Philippines has started to build its own militia sea forces, to be known as the Cafgu Acti.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 31st, 2020Related News

Rebeldeng NPA, ‘di maaaring  ipagsawalang bahala sa kabila ng COVID-19 pandemic-  Sec. Esperon

Manila, Philippines – Iginiit ni National Security Adviser at Vice Chairperson ng National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict, retired General – Secretary Hermogenes Esperon, Jr., na tuluy-tuloy ang counter-insurgency programs ng gobyerno katulad ng  mga proyekto o programa sa mga barangay sa kabila ng nararanasan ngayong pandemya . Sa Laging Handa public […] The post Rebeldeng NPA, ‘di maaaring  ipagsawalang bahala sa kabila ng COVID-19 pandemic-  Sec. Esperon appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsOct 29th, 2020Related News

DFP employees turn the table, file graft raps vs Belgica

Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) Commissioner Greco Belgica has been slapped with a complaint for graft and several administrative charges before the Office of the Ombudsman by nine employees of Duty Free Philippines (DFP). Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) Commissioner Greco Belgica Alexander Sablan, Ernesto Mangalindan, Romeo Silva Jr., Eric Oracion, Rizalino Santos, Nilo Duarte, Joaquin Vibal, Francis Daco, and Carlito Ardales want Belgica to be held liable for violations of  Section 3(b), (e), (f), and (k) of R.A. 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act, Grave Misconduct, Conduct Prejudicial to the Service, and Gross Inexcusable Negligence. The DFP employees said they were “very frustrated and disappointed” in Belgica for taking on their case of “smuggling” against DFPC Chief Operating Officer (COO) Vicente Pelagio Angala. They said in the complaint that they sought Belgica’s help after listening to his program with DZRH called “Ireklamo Mo Kay Greco.” They then went to his house in San Miguel Avenue near Malacañang and sought help regarding allegations of anomalies and corruption within DFP. He listened to their concerns and introduced his father, Gregor Belgica, and his lawyer sibling, Atty. Jeremia Belgica. The Belgica clan assured the DFP employees that they have their support, and they said they were lucky because they do not have to pay for any legal fees. However, when they filed the plunder complaint before the Ombudsman on March 16, 2017, with the help of the firm of Belgica’s brother – Belgica Aranas ALim Dela Cruz and Association – they had to pay P1,000 per page or a total of P130,000. Things went downhill when Belgica contacted Angala and set up a meeting with them. During the meeting, they were made to sign a “waiver” which they did not get to read and they were also kept in the dark. In the end, Belgica made recommendations to President Duterte against officials of DFP. However, they said the recommendations did not really include the names of those involved, but just mentioned that charges be filed against “public officials.” The money which they used to pay the Ombudsman was also returned. “Ginamit niya ang aming kaso para magkaroon ng koneksyon sa mga malalaking negosyante sa Duty Free upang gamitin niya sa kanyang pansariling interest. (He used our case to connect with big business owners in Duty Free so that he could use it for his own personal gain),” the complaint read. Contacted by the Manila Bulletin for his side, Belgica said he is ready to defend himself and provide answers “anywhere and anytime.” He added that the complaint that he asked for money is a “fabricated story,” and he said that he had been very generous to the DFP employees. The fact that the group has besmirched his reputation, Belgica said he is going to file counter-charges and “pray hard that they all go to jail.” Belgica likewise made some accusations of his own: “This group is being sponsored by the same people who also filed a case against me on the entrapment operations and anti-corruption initiatives that we have been doing. This group has been trying to rally more people to fabricate cases and allegations in order to undermine the anti-corruption initiatives of the administration.”.....»»

Source: Mb.com.ph Mb.com.phCategory: NewsOct 22nd, 2020Related News

Joint venture committee called to face Cebu City Council over Carbon Market development

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Cebu City Council is calling the Joint Venture Selection Committee (JSVC) to explain the disputes on the proposed Carbon Market development. The CFI Community Cooperative seeks to counter the unsolicited proposal of Megawide Construction Corp. for the multi-billion modernization of the Carbon Market. The CFI appeared before the council asking for a […] The post Joint venture committee called to face Cebu City Council over Carbon Market development appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 21st, 2020Related News

2 Abu Sayyaf caught in Pasay

Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation Counter-Terrorism Division arrested two alleged members of the Abu Sayyaf terror group in separate operations in Pasay City, an official said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 20th, 2020Related News

Legacy of racism touches election, everyday life in US South

On one side, a General Robert E Lee look-alike waves a large Confederate flag, facing off against counter-protesters on the other bearing placards that say "Racism kills" and "KKK Go Away.".....»»

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

CeMAP promotes high-quality local cement products

BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 15 (PIA) -- With its commitment to serve and ensure quality to the Filipino cement consumers, the Cement Manufacturers Association of the Philippines (CeMAP) eyes counter-checking.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 16th, 2020Related News

Pinoy fishermen eyed as West Philippine Sea militia — defense chief

Filipino fishermen are willing to be trained and organized to become the country’s maritime militia to counter China’s massive deployment of paramilitary fishing vessels in the West Philippine Sea, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 12th, 2020Related News