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Two gorillas at San Diego Zoo tested positive for Covid-19

Two gorillas at San Diego Zoo tested positive for Covid-19, first known cases among great apes

The surge of Covid-19 in California has just gotten even worse, after at least two gorillas at the San Diego Zoo became infected with Covid-19, the zoo and Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday. Three animals are currently showing symptoms of the virus, [...]

January 12, 2021 News
Mayor Vico Sotto has signed agreement with UK COVID-19 vaccine maker AstraZeneca

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto has signed agreement with UK COVID-19 vaccine maker AstraZeneca

The Pasig City government has ordered 400,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca worth P100 million. Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto announced this in a Facebook post on Sunday, as he noted that some local government units have also signed [...]

January 11, 2021 News
83-year-old Filipino man

Filipino, 83, brutally beaten, robbed in his Philadelphia home (PHOTO)

 New Year’s Eve home invasion left an 83-year-old Filipino man bound, gagged and with injuries that sent him to the intensive care unit. Intruders broke into Mauricio Gesmundo’s North Philadelphia home and “duct-taped his legs, duct-taped his arms,” according to [...]

January 8, 2021 News
Bong pabor sa franchise renewal ng ABS-CBN

Bong pabor sa franchise renewal ng ABS-CBN

ISA si Sen. Bong Revilla sa mga senador na pumabor na mabigyan uli ng prangkisa (for 25 years) ang ABS-CBN base sa naging pahayag niya kamakailan. Pero wala pa ang pangalan ni Sen. Bong sa 13 senator na nabanggit na [...]

January 8, 2021 News
Pope criticizes people going on holiday to flee COVID lockdowns

Pope criticizes people going on holiday to flee COVID lockdowns

Pope Francis condemned on Sunday people who had gone abroad on holiday to escape coronavirus lockdowns, saying they needed to show greater awareness of the suffering of others. Speaking after his weekly noon blessing, Francis said he had read newspaper reports of people catching [...]

January 4, 2021 News
Gordon to PhilHealth

Gordon to PhilHealth: Clean up corruption before hiking member contributions

The country's health insurer should first do away with alleged corruption in its ranks before it pushes through with increasing its monthly contribution, Sen. Richard Gordon said Monday.  Gordon is also chairman of the Philippine Red Cross, which has had issues [...]

January 4, 2021 News
Angel Locsin

Wish ni Angel Locsin sa 2021

Isang New Year wish list ang inilabas ni Angel Locsin sa pagpapalit ng taon. “Very happy to end 2020 ,” ang panimula ng dalaga sa kanyang Instagram post. Kasunod nito ay ang listahan ng mga bagay na nais niyang mangyari para [...]

January 4, 2021 News
Filipina nurse receives British Empire Medal by Queen Elizabeth for pandemic response

Filipina nurse receives British Empire Medal by Queen Elizabeth for pandemic response

A Filipina nurse is among the individuals awarded with medals at the annual New Year Honours list. Charito Romano was awarded with the British Empire Medal (BEM) by Queen Elizabeth. She is a staff nurse at the Arbrook House Care Home [...]

January 2, 2021 News
US COVID-19 Vaccines May Be Used In Weeks

For everyone else: DOH, FDA warn vs use of unauthorized COVID-19 vaccine

The Department of Health and the Food and Drug Administration once again warned the public about the dangers of taking unauthorized vaccines after government officials confirmed that some military personnel have already been inoculated against COVID-19. President Rodrigo Duterte himself [...]

December 28, 2020 News
Tarlac killings prompt calls for accountability, reforms in PNP

Tarlac killings prompt calls for accountability, reforms in PNP

The killing in the daylight of a mother and son in Paniqui, Tarlac at the hands of an off-duty police officer is, according to the government. another isolated incident as it promised a full investigation into a killing that follows [...]

December 21, 2020 News

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