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Manila Bay rehab criticisms ‘political’: Cimatu

Manila Bay rehab criticisms ‘political’: Cimatu By Marita Moaje   The Manila Bay beach along Roxas Boulevard. (Photo courtesy of DENR) MANILA – Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu stood firm on his position to push through with the Manila Bay beach nourishment project as he took a swipe at critics of the initiative. “Sadly, … Continue reading

Philippines

EU should check own glasshouses before throwing stones at PH

EU should check own glasshouses before throwing stones at PH By Gigie Arcilla   University of the Philippines Professor Clarita R. Carlos (Photo from Prof. Carlos FB page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – A political analyst took to social media her stand on the recent recommendation of European Union (EU) lawmakers to impose economic sanctions on Philippine … Continue reading

Alberta

146 new cases identified; New school outbreak (two to four cases) reported at Chris Akkerman School in Calgary, currently 10 school outbreaks, including one school under watch in Alberta

News Release Update 123: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Sept. 17, 4:15 p.m.) Currently, 41 people are in hospital due to COVID-19, eight of whom are in intensive care – well below hospital capacity. Latest updates There are currently 1,483 active cases. 146 new cases were identified and 13,003 tests were completed in the last 24 … Continue reading

Alberta

JASON KENNEY MUST TELL DISABLED ALBERTANS WHICH OF THEM WILL LOSE AISH

News Release JASON KENNEY MUST TELL DISABLED ALBERTANS WHICH OF THEM WILL LOSE AISH CALGARY – After the shocking revelation from Jason Kenney that his UCP government is planning to eliminate some forms of disabilities from being eligible for the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program, NDP Leader Rachel Notley is calling on … Continue reading

Philippines

‘Bayanihan’ gives birth to radio station for distance learning

‘Bayanihan’ gives birth to radio station for distance learning By Villamor Visaya, Jr.   DISTANCE LEARNING. The “Radyo Edukalidad” of the Cauayan City Science and Technology High School now airs educational programs and lesson simulations by its teachers from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Starting Oct. 5, 2020 up to June 30, 2021, radio programs will … Continue reading

Alberta

Bringing investment back to Alberta

News Release Bringing investment back to Alberta A government-wide strategy will create jobs and drive investment and diversification in Alberta, while a new consultation will modernize intellectual property in the province. Alberta’s Investment and Growth Strategy (IGS) is a $75-million initiative led by the Ministry of Jobs, Economy and Innovation. The IGS builds on Alberta’s … Continue reading

Philippines

Emirates, Qatar Airways resume flights in Clark

Emirates, Qatar Airways resume flights in Clark By Marna Dagumboy Del Rosario   CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga (Philippines News Agency) – The Clark International Airport (CRK) confirmed on Wednesday the resumption of operations of Emirates and Qatar Airways, increasing the number of flights currently being operated by these two international air carriers. Emirates started daily operations of Dubai-Clark-Dubai … Continue reading

ottawa

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada to welcome the new Prime Minister of Japan

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada to welcome the new Prime Minister of Japan September 16, 2020Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome the new Prime Minister of Japan, Suga Yoshihide: “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate Suga Yoshihide on becoming the Prime Minister … Continue reading

Edmonton

ETS update on service resumption and other fall changes 

News Release ETS update on service resumption and other fall changes  Fall is typically one of the busiest times of year for public transit in Edmonton, as schools and post-secondary institutions resume classes. Current transit ridership remains around 50 per cent of pre-COVID-19 levels, however, recent data shows signs that ridership is slowly increasing. “We’re starting … Continue reading