Sunday, January 24, 2021

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

No Children Left Behind In Datu Paglas As Youth Leaders Mentor Learners

Youth leaders in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao are volunteering as tutors to help children who are struggling with their studies due to the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Panasonic Air Conditioners With Nanoe™ X Confirmed To Inhibit The Novel Coronavirus

What a breakthrough! Panasonic is taking their air conditioners to the next level!

102-Year-Old School In Sorsogon Gets New SM School Building

The newly built two-story SM School building is now ready to cater students from Basud Elementary School in Sorsogon City!

Delivery Of 30M Covovax Doses To PH Starts In Q3 Of 2021

Delivery Of 30M Covovax Doses To PH Starts In Q3 Of 2021

Spotlight

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

No Children Left Behind In Datu Paglas As Youth Leaders Mentor Learners

Youth leaders in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao are volunteering as tutors to help children who are struggling with their studies due to the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Panasonic Air Conditioners With Nanoe™ X Confirmed To Inhibit The Novel Coronavirus

What a breakthrough! Panasonic is taking their air conditioners to the next level!

102-Year-Old School In Sorsogon Gets New SM School Building

The newly built two-story SM School building is now ready to cater students from Basud Elementary School in Sorsogon City!

The delivery of 30 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine Covovax to the country will begin in the third quarter of the year, Fabreco Life Institutes Medical Director Dr. Luningning Villa said on Monday.

In virtual Palace presser, Villa said the delivery will start “within” July, August and September.

“More or less five to six months, matagal na po siguro ‘yung six months na makumpleto po iyong (six months would be the maximum period to complete the) delivery,” Villa added.

Fabreco Life Institutes is the local partner of Serum Institute of India (SII) which is the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer.

SII and Novavax, a US-based biotechnology company, have partnered to develop and commercialize the Covovax vaccine.

Through vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr., the government has signed a term sheet for the supply of the 30 million Covavax vaccine doses.

Covavax is in Phase 3 clinical trials and is expected to be approved for use by international regulators.

“We hope to have the EUA (emergency use authorization). Most likely, the United Kingdom will go first because they will finish the clinical trial first,” Villa said. “And of course, with that, with the results of the Phase 3, we’ll have hopefully EUA here in the Philippines by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), of course with their evaluation.”

Covovax, Villa noted, is stable at 2°C to 8°C which is the standard temperature that is within the existing cold chain system in the country.

“Kahit doon sa malalayong baranggay na may health facility na magkakaroon ng vaccination, kayang-kaya po, stable pa rin po ang Covavax (Even if in the remotest barangays with health facility that will have vaccination, it can be used, the Covavax is still stable),” she said.

Apart from Covavax, the country has also secured 25 million doses of Sinovac vaccines and 2.6 million doses of vaccine from AstraZeneca which are expected to arrive in the second quarter of the year.

During the same Palace briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the first 50,000 doses of China’s Sinovac vaccine will arrive in February aside from 15,000 doses to be used for clinical trials in the country.

“At least, by February, 65,000 na ang mabibigyan ng bakuna (But at least, 65,000 will be inoculated by February),” he said.

He said the delivery of 25 million doses of Sinovac vaccines is expected to be completed by December this year.

The government has also been negotiating other pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, and Gamaleya Institute. (PNA)

Vaccine Procurement Deals ‘Fair And Square’: Galvez

"There are still many honest and reliable public servants in the government," Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr. said assuring the public to not be confused with the government's negotiations for the Covid-19 vaccines.

PNP’s One-Stop Shop In MOA Part Of ‘New Normal’

PNP opens an extension office of the Civil Security Group (CSG) at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) as part of the ongoing efforts to adjust to the "new normal," citing the benefit of the One-Stop-Shop.

Gov’t Addressing High Food Prices

Bakit nga ba mataas ang mga bilihin?

PRRD’s Personal Decision To Get Covid-19 Vaccine Shot In Private

“That’s his personal decision. I don’t think he has to explain,” Roque said about the President's decision in choosing China’s Sinovac to get inoculated in private.

Monitoring System For Those Who Get Covid-19 Vaccine Vital

Ano sa tingin ninyo ang maaaring susunod na hakbang para sa mga makakatanggap ng bakuna?

QC Cites Management Strategies Amid Surge In Virus Cases

Napaghandaan kaya ng QC ang biglaang pagtaas ng kaso na nag-positibo sa Covid-19 sa kanilang lugar?

Valenzuela Opens Hemodialysis Center For Covid-19 Patients

Ayos! May bago nang hemodialysis center sa Valenzuela city na angkop sa mga pasyenteng positibo sa Covid-19.

WHO Reports Surge In Coronavirus Deaths Last Week

Over 93,000 people died from Covid-19 just last week.

Dar Swears In Ex-PhilRice Official As New ASec

A former Philrice executive director will now serve as the new assistant secretary of the Dept. of Agriculture.

BARMM Solons Push For Transition Extension To Enact Pending Bills

BARMM Lawmakers want to extend the enactment of bills up to 2025, saying they need more time to pass important measures.

Spotlight

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

No Children Left Behind In Datu Paglas As Youth Leaders Mentor Learners

Youth leaders in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao are volunteering as tutors to help children who are struggling with their studies due to the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Panasonic Air Conditioners With Nanoe™ X Confirmed To Inhibit The Novel Coronavirus

What a breakthrough! Panasonic is taking their air conditioners to the next level!

102-Year-Old School In Sorsogon Gets New SM School Building

The newly built two-story SM School building is now ready to cater students from Basud Elementary School in Sorsogon City!

Lifestyle

Hendrick’s Gin Celebrates Love And Romance With The Perfect Pair This Valentine’s Day

Hendrick’s has something for you this coming Valentine's Day!

POND’S And Shopee Deliver ‘Smarter Skincare’ With First AI-Powered Chatbot

Customers can now interact with PONDS chatbot in Shopee as they launch their 'Smarter Skincare Just For You!'

Yellow Cab Introduces Its New Thin Crust Pizza, Starting At Just P249

New year new taste. Yellow Cab's New York Style Thin Crust Pizza is now available. The price starts at P249!

Mrs. Garcia’s: The Meat Of The Matter For The New Normal

Looking for fresh and quality meats at affordable prices?

Entertainment

First-Time ‘Himig’ Interpreters Reveal What Being Part The Competition Means To Them

Five of the 'Himig' 11th edition's first-time interpreters share their moments as they step up their passion for music!

FATE: THE WINX SAGA You Focus, You Learn, You Grow. Transformation Awaits On January 22

OMG! Bet your childhood WINX CLUB becomes corporeal as it releases their FATE: THE WINX SAGA original series on Netflix!

Newest Boys’ Love Tandem Gives All The Feels In Thai Series “A Tale Of Thousand Stars”

BL fans eyes here! Another best of Thai series entitled "A Tale of Thousand Stars," can now be streamed for free on iWantTFC!

More Stories

7 Timeless Hair Flips That Gone Viral Online

Pak, ganern! You'll definitely remember these iconic hair flips!

NTT Appoints Abhijit Dubey As Global Chief Executive Officer, NTT Ltd. From 1 April 2021

Learn more about the new CEO of the world's leading global technology services provider!

Marikina Lauds MMDA’s Move To Prevent Future Flooding

What can the local government do to prevent future flooding in the city?

realme Says Yellow To 2021 With The Best Deals Of The Month

realme products are on sale this January! Here are the specific dates:

Bicol Logs 23 Covid-19 Recoveries

No new death, 23 more recoveries; DOH regional reports in Bicol's Covid-19 case.

Travel

Bicol Int’l Airport Now 72.2% Complete

Malapit nang magkaroon ng airport sa Bicol!

Vaccinated People Still Need To Follow Travel Protocols

Nabakunahan man o hindi tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang pagsunod ng travel health protocols, ayon kay Duque.

Panagbenga 2021 Postponed Due To Pandemic

Walang Panagbenga ngayong taon. 🙁

Radisson Hotel Group Rises Above Challenges To Add 84 New Hotels Across Asia Pacific

Radisson Hotel Group adds 84 new hotels and resorts, covering eight of its distinct brands.

Motoring

Abalos Asks DPWH To Fix Lights On Major Roads

MMDA chairman Benhur Abalos requested the DPWH to fix street lights on major thoroughfares across the metropolis, citing commuters are in danger.

Cebu BRT Project Partially Operational Before Yearend: Tugade

Cebuanos can start to ride more modernized public transportations before 2021 ends!

SMC Extends Free Toll To Medical Frontliners On Skyway Stage 3

Wow! Extended pa ang pa-free toll ng SMC para sa mga medical frontliners!