covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario Reminds Public to Stay Home and Travel Only When Necessary

News Release Ontario Reminds Public to Stay Home and Travel Only When Necessary Message supports provincial stay-at-home-order to stop the spread of COVID-19 TORONTO ― The Ontario government is working with transportation agencies and providers to support the Stay-At-Home Order and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Using tools like provincial network signs and transit communications systems, … Continue reading

Philippines

President Duterte prods Moro people to be ‘loyal to cause of peace’

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday enjoined the Bangsamoro people to “remain loyal to the cause of peace.” Duterte made the call in his keynote speech delivered during the commemoration of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s (BARMM) second anniversary. “I am indeed … Continue reading

Premier Kenney, Opposition leader Notley issue statements on Keystone XL pipeline cancellation by Biden administration
Alberta

Premier Kenney, Opposition leader Notley issue statements on Keystone XL pipeline cancellation by Biden administration

News Release Keystone XL: Statement from Premier Kenney Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement on cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline by the Biden Administration: “The United States is our most important ally and trading partner. Amongst all of the Canadian provinces, Alberta has the deepest economic ties to the United States with $100 … Continue reading

Philippines

Biden sworn-in to office as Trump leaves for Florida

  President Joseph Biden Jr. and First Lady Jill Biden (Anadolu photo) WASHINGTON (Anadolu/PNA) – President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were officially sworn into office Wednesday in a heavily-guarded but sparsely attended ceremony at the US Capitol. Security for the ceremony was markedly increased with 25,000 National Guard troops in Washington, D.C. to secure … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

PH to get vaccines from COVAX in Q1; rollout preps underway

  Vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. and Health Secretary Francisco Duque III (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Philippines on Wednesday received confirmation of participation in the Covid-19 vaccine financing instrument, COVAX Facility – Advance Market Commitment (AMC). The COVAX Facility is a global procurement mechanism which invests in a broad portfolio of promising vaccine … Continue reading

Philippines

Read DND-UP accord before criticizing: UP alumnus

By Marita Moaje   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– University of the Philippines (UP) students and alumni should thoroughly read the 1989 Department of National Defense-UP accord before reacting to the issue on its abrogation, a UP alumnus said on Wednesday. “Nabasa ba ninyo ito? Kung nabasa ninyo, anu-ano ba’ng mga napagkasunduan talaga ang napawalang-bisa sa pagkaka-abrogate nito … Continue reading