Starting Dec. 2, all Albertans aged 60 and older can book appointments for a booster dose of mRNA vaccine six months after receiving their second dose
Alberta / covid 19

Starting Dec. 2, all Albertans aged 60 and older can book appointments for a booster dose of mRNA vaccine six months after receiving their second dose

News Release Expanding COVID-19 booster to all Albertans 18-plus Expanded availability of third doses of COVID-19 vaccine will help Albertans increase their protection against COVID-19. Starting Dec. 2, all Albertans aged 60 and older can book appointments for a booster dose of mRNA vaccine six months after receiving their second dose. First appointments will be … Continue reading

Philippines

IATF sets new testing, quarantine rules for inbound travelers

By Azer Parrocha Cabinet Secretary and Acting Presidential Spokesperson Karlo Nograles (File photo) MANILA – The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has approved new testing and quarantine protocols for arriving international passengers from countries, territories, and jurisdictions in the “green” and “yellow” list effective December 3. The green list is composed … Continue reading

Edmonton

New Automated Traffic Enforcement Technology Guideline released

News Release New Automated Traffic Enforcement Technology Guideline released Alberta’s new Automated Traffic Enforcement Technology Guideline has been released, and the City of Edmonton is pleased to see that it firmly establishes automated enforcement as a critical tool for street safety. “We have begun a comprehensive review of the new Automated Traffic Enforcement Technology Guideline … Continue reading

Philippines

Sara calls for unity after Go’s presidential race withdrawal

By Che Palicte Davao City Mayor Sara Z. Duterte (PNA file photo) DAVAO CITY – Vice presidential aspirant Mayor Sara Z. Duterte on Thursday called for unity anew following the withdrawal of Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go from the presidential race in next year’s elections. “Now that Sen. Bong Go has declared his withdrawal from the presidential … Continue reading

Alberta to fund four COVID-19 vaccine proposals
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta to fund four COVID-19 vaccine proposals

News Release Boosting vaccine development in Alberta Alberta’s government is growing the province’s pharmaceutical and life sciences sector by funding four COVID-19 vaccine proposals. As part of the government’s commitment to grow Alberta’s and Canada’s vaccine capacity, government is providing up to $81.2 million to fund four proposals for vaccine development and manufacturing. This will … Continue reading

Alberta

UCP MUST EXPLAIN $28,000 PAYMENT TO SENIOR STAFFER WHO LEFT GOVERNMENT AMID ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT 

    News Release UCP MUST EXPLAIN $28,000 PAYMENT TO SENIOR STAFFER WHO LEFT GOVERNMENT AMID ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT    EDMONTON – Jason Kenney’s UCP government must explain why a senior staffer who left government amid allegations of sexual harassment was paid more than $28,000 several months after his departure.   Ivan Bernardo, former … Continue reading

Sports

LA Lakers star LeBron tests positive for Covid-19

ISTANBUL (PNA/Anadolu) – Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James has entered NBA health and safety protocols after testing positive for coronavirus, the US basketball league announced on Tuesday. “The Lakers learned of James’ situation Tuesday morning, coach Frank Vogel said, and arranged for transportation to take him back to Los Angeles from Sacramento,” where the team … Continue reading

Philippines

PH halts inbound tourism for public health, safety

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan (File photo) MANILA – The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Tuesday supported the pandemic task force’s decision to suspend the entry of foreign tourists to the Philippines, saying public health and safety remain a priority. The Philippines originally planned to allow the entry of fully vaccinated foreigners … Continue reading

Philippines

PDP-Laban to hold series of meetings after Go backs out

By Azer Parrocha Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA – The ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) is set to hold a series of meetings to discuss its next move after the withdrawal of Senator Christopher “Bong” Go from the presidential race in the upcoming May 2022 elections, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Cabinet Secretary and … Continue reading