Philippines

PAL hopes non-essential travel boosts passenger demand

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is hopeful that the resumption of non-essential travel beginning Oct. 21 will boost passenger demand, spokesperson Cielo Villaluna said on Monday. During the Laging Handa public briefing, Villaluna said PAL is currently operating 15 to 20 percent of its normal frequencies.  “We used to operate 250-280 flights a … Continue reading

Alberta

‘This year, more than ever, our small businesses also need your support. I encourage all Albertans to support the local businesses in your communities that will continue to play a key role in Alberta’s economy as we recover, and eventually grow.’ — Parliamentary secretary Long

News Release Small Business Week: Parliamentary secretary Long Parliamentary secretary for small business and tourism Martin Long issued the following statement on small business week: “Alberta’s small businesses are the backbone of our economy, employing more than 530,000 Albertans. Small businesses in Alberta also contribute more to our economy than small businesses anywhere else in … Continue reading

Edmonton Zone Announcement: Boluntaryong mga hakbang Pangkalusugan sa Edmonton Zone
Alberta

Edmonton Zone Announcement: Boluntaryong mga hakbang Pangkalusugan sa Edmonton Zone

NEWS RELEASEBoluntaryong mga hakbang Pangkalusugan sa EdmontonZone  Ang gobyerno ng Alberta ay nagpapatupad ng boluntaryong hakbangpangkalusugan ng publiko upang makatulong sapag-iwas ng pagkalat ng COVID-19 sa EdmontonZone at protektahan ang kalusugan ng mgaAlbertans. Epektibo kaagad, ang lahat ng mga residente atbisita sa Edmonton Zone ay dapat: o Limitahan ang kanilang mga pagtitipon salipunan at … Continue reading

Alberta

220 new cases and 11,459 tests completed last 24 hours; Four additional deaths reported

News Release Update 130: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Oct. 13, 3:30 p.m.) October 13, 2020 Media inquiries More than 18,000 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. Currently, 97 people are in hospital due to the virus, including 13 in intensive care – well within the health system’s capacity.  Latest updates There are currently 2,615 active cases in … Continue reading

Edmonton

City to use Edmonton Convention Centre for temporary pandemic accommodation

News Release City to use Edmonton Convention Centre for temporary pandemic accommodation The City of Edmonton will use part of the Edmonton Convention Centre for temporary pandemic accommodation for vulnerable individuals as part of its commitment to ending homelessness in Edmonton. The City is concerned for the safety and well-being of those sleeping rough including those … Continue reading

Alberta

In past 24 hours, 364 new cases identified; Albertans encouraged to keep their Thanksgiving gatherings as small as possible

News Release Update 129: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Oct. 8, 4:30 p.m.) There are 77 people in hospital due to COVID-19, including 13 in intensive care. New voluntary public health measures are recommended for Edmonton zone. Latest updates There are currently 2,097 active cases in the province. Total recovered cases are 17,338. In the past … Continue reading

Philippines

Covid-free Boracay promises ‘safe’ tourism amid pandemic

Covid-free Boracay promises ‘safe’ tourism amid pandemic By Azer Parrocha   Famous Boracay Islands white beach (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Boracay is currently virus-free and local officials are going to make sure it is going to stay that way in order to revive tourism in the world-famous tourism destination, a Palace official said Monday. In … Continue reading

Philippines

US President Trump, first lady test positive for Covid-19

US President Trump, first lady test positive for Covid-19   US President Donald Trump (right) and First Lady Melania Trump (left). (Anadolu photo) WASHINGTON (Anadolu/PNA) – US President Donald Trump said early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) after one of his closest aides had contracted the … Continue reading

Philippines

2,747 new infections, active cases now 63K: DOH

2,747 new infections, active cases now 63K: DOH By Marita Moaje   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday reported 2,747 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases, bringing the total tally of active cases in the country to 63,066. Of the newly reported cases, the National Capital Region (NCR) recorded the most number … Continue reading