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China plans to start using coronavirus vaccine by end of year even if trials have not been completed

China is working on a plan to give some groups a Covid-19 vaccine by the end of the year even if trials are not complete by then, according to the head of the country’s Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. [...]

May 24, 2020 News
300 Cebuano OFWs

300 Cebuano OFWs await LGUs to take them home

AROUND 300 Cebuano Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who arrived from Manila via two separate sea trips on Saturday, May 23, 2020, were temporarily billeted to three separate hotels in Cebu City. Michael Braga, Department of the Interior and Local Government [...]

May 24, 2020 News
How to send money abroad quickly

How to send money abroad quickly in 2020 using your phone (The New Normal Way)

How to send money abroad quickly: TransferWise is an online money transfer service, which lets you transfer money up to eight times more cheaply than with a bank. The system is beautifully simple. It bypasses pricey international payments entirely by using two [...]

May 23, 2020 News
ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal

Duterte hands off on ABS-CBN franchise renewal, says House Speaker Cayetano

President Rodrigo Duterte is not meddling with the House of Representatives on the issue of ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal, said Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano yesterday, despite the former’s public pronouncements that he would block it. Speaking to reporters in English and Filipino, [...]

May 22, 2020 News
tops Philippine Military Academy class of 2020

Female cadet from Isabela tops Philippine Military Academy class of 2020

Cadet First Class Gemalyn Sugui emerged at the top of the male-dominated Philippine Military Academy (PMA) graduating class this year, the military school announced today. Sugui, who hails from Echague, Isabela, bested 196 graduates of her class, called Masidlawin, which was comprised [...]

May 22, 2020 News

Bohol celebrates virtual ‘Pista sa Mayo’

Bohol: RELIGIOUS processions, live brass bands, street dancing, fireworks, neighborhood feasts: these are the sights and sounds of May, fiesta month in the Philippines. That was before Covid-19. The pandemic may mute the pageantry, but not the Filipino spirit of [...]

May 22, 2020 News

Residente ng San Miguel binaril matapos na-disqualify ng COVID-19 cash aid ang isang residente

Sinisingil ng mga awtoridad ang isang 37-taong-gulang na residente ng San Miguel, Maynila matapos umano nitong binaril ang isang opisyal ng nayon bilang paghihiganti sa pag-disqualify sa kanya mula sa pagtanggap ng COVID-19 pinansiyal na tulong mula sa gobyerno. Ang [...]

May 22, 2020 News

DOH apologizes for ‘second wave’ announcement

The Department of Health apologized Thursday for the confusion caused by Secretary Francisco Duque III's announcement that the country is already experiencing a second wave of coronavirus infections. Special Assistant to the Health Secretary Beverly Ho confirmed in an online [...]

May 21, 2020 News
New Normal

New Normal: Amid surge in take-out, deliveries, restaurants struggling to stay afloat

RESTAURANT owners in Cebu are scrambling to cope with the limited dine-in service on the back of the “new normal” business environment. Brian Noel, vice president for restaurants of the Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Association of Cebu (HRRAC), told SunStar [...]

May 21, 2020 News
Cebu parishes

Cebu parishes in GCQ areas open doors to faithful for the first time in 2 months

THE Archdiocese of Cebu ordered on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, the opening of churches in towns and cities that are currently under the general community quarantine (GCQ) status amid the coronavirus disease pandemic. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma made the decision [...]

May 21, 2020 News