Latest Entries
Alberta

91 additional cases identified on July 26, bringing total number of active cases to 1,430;103 cases reported on July 25,110 cases on July 24

News Release Update 105: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (July 27 at 5 p.m.) In total, 8,774 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are currently 88 people in hospital, 17 of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates 91 additional cases were identified on July 26, bringing the total number of active cases to 1,430. … Continue reading

Philippines

Diplomatic means pursued to counter Chinese claims in SCS: PRRD

Diplomatic means pursued to counter Chinese claims in SCS: PRRD By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   DIPLOMATIC MEANS. President Rodrigo Duterte tackles disputed South China Sea in his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday (July 27, 2020). Duterte said his government works without fail to protect the Philippines’ rights in the West Philippine Sea … Continue reading

Philippines

We will not dodge obligation to fight for human rights: President Duterte

We will not dodge obligation to fight for human rights: PRRD By Azer Parrocha  FIGHT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS. President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his fifth State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City on Monday (July 27, 2020). Duterte said his administration won’t dodge its obligation to fight for human rights. (Presidential photo) MANILA (Philippines News … Continue reading

Philippines

Duterte calls Drilon ‘hypocrite’ for defending Lopezes

Duterte calls Drilon ‘hypocrite’ for defending Lopezes By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   SONA. Heavily-guarded President Rodrigo Duterte arrives at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City for his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday (July 27, 2020). In his penultimate SONA, Duterte called Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon hypocrite for defending the Lopezes after … Continue reading

Philippines

Improve your services by December, President Duterte to telcos

Improve your services by December, PRRD to telcos By Azer Parrocha   MANILA – The country’s two major telecommunication companies (telcos)  on Monday got President Rodrigo Duterte’s warning to improve their services by December or risk getting shut down. In his fifth state of the nation address (SONA) Monday, Duterte said he would take “drastic steps” against … Continue reading

Philippines

President Duterte’s fifth SONA will offer compassion, comfort to the nation

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte will offer “compassion” and “comfort” to the nation when he delivers his fifth and penultimate state of the nation address (SONA), Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar said Monday. Andanar made this assurance, stressing that Duterte’s fifth SONA will be more than just summarizing his administration’s … Continue reading

Philippines

US military donates P11-M in medical supplies to Philippines

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The United States Army and Marine Corps service members delivered on Monday an additional PHP11.4 million (US$230,600) in medical equipment to hospitals in 11 cities across the Philippines. This new donation brings the total US government pandemic assistance to the Philippines to PHP989 million or more than US$20 million. “This latest … Continue reading

Philippines

PSC National Sports Coaching Certification Course goes online on July 27

PRESS RELEASE PSC – ALL SET FOR ONLINE NATIONAL COACHING CERTIFICATION The Philippine Sports Commission’s (PSC) National Sports Coaching Certification Course is going online beginning Monday, July 27. A project under the Philippine Sports Institute’s (PSI) Sports Education and Training Program, the NSCCC was piloted in Tagum City in 2018 and in Legazpi City and … Continue reading