Team PH coach to be sent home after positive COVID-19 test
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Team PH coach to be sent home after positive COVID-19 test

TOKYO – A coach of Team Philippines will be sent home following back-and-forth false positive and negative tests for COVID-19, Philippine Olympic Committee president Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino revealed during a mini conference at the CONRAD Tokyo on Thursday. The daily tests at the Athletes Village on coaches and players, yielded a false positive test … Continue reading

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Japanese PM confident of successful Tokyo 2020

  TOKYO (Xinhua/PNA) – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has expressed his confidence in successfully delivering the Tokyo Olympic Games despite the specter of Covid-19. “Because of the Covid-19 pandemic since last year, the (pandemic) situation is making progress and sometimes backwards, but vaccinations have come. After a long tunnel, an exit is now in our … Continue reading

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2 athletes in Tokyo Olympic village test positive for Covid-19

  TOKYO (Xinhua/PNA)– Tokyo Olympic organizers confirmed on Sunday that two athletes have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Olympic village and are now isolated in their rooms. This came after a non-athlete in the village tested positive for coronavirus earlier on Saturday, and these two confirmed cases are the first among competitors. At a press … Continue reading

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First shipment of Moderna vaccine arrives in Manila

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan MODERNA IN PH. National Task Force Against Covid-19 chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. (2nd from right), Economic Counselor for US Embassy-Manila David Gamble Jr. (left) and International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) Executive Vice President Christian Razon Gonzalez (2nd from left) flash the Resbakuna sign during the arrival of Moderna vaccine … Continue reading

City Council deactivates Mandatory Masking Bylaw
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City Council deactivates Mandatory Masking Bylaw

News ReleaseCity Council deactivates Mandatory Masking Bylaw Edmonton City Council has decided to deactivate the Temporary Mandatory Face Coverings bylaw 19408. The decision means Edmontonians will not be required to wear a face covering or mask in indoor public places as of July 1. Council’s decision approved a bylaw (19783) that amends the previously adopted … Continue reading

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Israeli experts in PH to share Covid-19 best practices

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   EXPERTS. National Task Force Against Covid-19 chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. (left) welcomes three Israeli medical experts at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 in Pasay City on Sunday (June 20, 2021). With Galvez is Dr. Avi Ben-Zaken, deputy director of Israel’s Medical Technology and Infrastructure Administration and former … Continue reading

SMC officially starts P1-billion nationwide vaccination program for employees, opens pilot site at LSGH in Mandaluyong
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SMC officially starts P1-billion nationwide vaccination program for employees, opens pilot site at LSGH in Mandaluyong

    San Miguel Corporation (SMC) launched its first vaccination site at the La Salle Green Hills (LSGH) in Mandaluyong to officially start its 1-billion COVID-19 vaccine rollout for its 70,000 employees, extended workforce and their families. Present during the event are SMC president Ramon S. Ang, Senator Joel Villanueva, National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 … Continue reading

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Stay united, strong vs. pandemic: Davao mayor

By Prexx Marnie Kate Trozo   Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte (Photo courtesy of Davao-CIO) DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency)– In time for the celebration of the 123rd Philippine Independence on Saturday, Davaoeños were reminded they can emerge victorious from the Covid-19 pandemic through adherence to safety protocols. Mayor Sara Duterte, in a statement, told her constituents “it … Continue reading