Sunday, March 7, 2021

Journalists From 4 Countries In Asia Discussed The Challenges In COVID-19

20 journalists from the four countries including the Philippines discuss “Post COVID-19: News Industry Transformation” during the 2nd Voice of Press (V.O.P.) Asia Media Forum.

Communities Are Better Prepared To Combat OSEC, Child Labor Trafficking

Several communities are now better equipped to fight Online Sexual Exploitations of Children with the help of World Vision.

SM, TESDA Train Farmers In Davao

225 farmers from Davao City completed their training under SM Foundation’s Kabalikat Sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on Sustainable Agriculture Program in Davao City.

Robinsons Retail Net Sales Hits ₱151 Billion In 2020 As E-Commerce Sales Rise

Robinsons Retail Holdings drops 7.3% of its net sales, however, its retail’s e-commerce sales continued to rise.

Lorenzana: NCR Needs Another Month Before Shifting To MGCQ

Lorenzana: NCR Needs Another Month Before Shifting To MGCQ

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Journalists From 4 Countries In Asia Discussed The Challenges In COVID-19

20 journalists from the four countries including the Philippines discuss “Post COVID-19: News Industry Transformation” during the 2nd Voice of Press (V.O.P.) Asia Media Forum.

Communities Are Better Prepared To Combat OSEC, Child Labor Trafficking

Several communities are now better equipped to fight Online Sexual Exploitations of Children with the help of World Vision.

SM, TESDA Train Farmers In Davao

225 farmers from Davao City completed their training under SM Foundation’s Kabalikat Sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on Sustainable Agriculture Program in Davao City.

Robinsons Retail Net Sales Hits ₱151 Billion In 2020 As E-Commerce Sales Rise

Robinsons Retail Holdings drops 7.3% of its net sales, however, its retail’s e-commerce sales continued to rise.

Department of National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said he believes Metro Manila could be downgraded into modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) within a month.

“Actually, many LGUs in Metro Manila want to downgrade to MGCQ. However, there are still those, I think about half, who would like to continue with GCQ so they could arrange their coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) prevention efforts so these could be sustained. I think one month more (won’t hurt us), it will help us a lot,” Lorenzana said in Filipino on the sidelines of the inauguration and ceremonial turnover of Solaire-Pagcor Mega Quarantine Center at the Bagong Nayong Pilipino in Parañaque City on Tuesday.

Lorenzana, also chair of the National Task Force Against Covid-19, said some Metro Manila LGUs are afraid to “loosen” restrictions fearing that the region might return to modified enhanced community quarantine due to a possible spike in Covid-19 cases.

Metro Manila was placed under GCQ by President Rodrigo R. Duterte from October 1 to 31 along with the province of Batangas, and the cities of Tacloban, Bacolod, Iligan, and Iloilo.

Meanwhile, Department of the Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año cited the need to strengthen efforts to put Covid-19 patients in isolation facilities as Metro Manila is still under GCQ.

He added that this measure was discussed during his meeting with the Metro Manila mayors.

“Dapat talaga ay agresibo nating ilagay sa mga isolation facilities ‘yung ating mga positive (We should be aggressive in putting Covid-19 patients in our isolation facilities),” Año said in a radio interview.

Año said the people who had close contacts with the Covid-19 patients must be tested for the disease before being allowed to go out of their homes.

Through this, he said the chain of Covid-19 transmission would be broken. (PNA)

Vaccination Of Seniors, Cabinet Members Up To iNITAG

Secretary Nograles acknowledges that the CoronaVac vaccine could only be administered to people aged 18 to 59 and is not to use on senior citizens.

Thousands Of Mangroves Planted In Sarangani Bay Area

Sarangani stakeholders plant thousands of mangrove propagules in the coastal communities of Sarangani Bay in line with the upcoming 25th anniversary of its declaration as a protected seascape.

AirAsia’s Teleport Partners With McDonald’s For Timely And Fast-Moving Deliveries

AirAsia’s Teleport and McDonald’s partner to support and ensure a fast-moving delivery of orders within the National Capital Region (NCR).

Palace Assures Enough Fish Supply, Stable Prices

Malacañang guarantees that the government, through the Department of Agriculture (DA), has enough supply of fishes in the wet market.

Tacloban Sees ‘Advantage’ In More Strict Quarantine Status

Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez welcomes the decision of the IATF to place the city under general community quarantine for six months in a row.

Boost Your Beauty With Top Skincare, Makeup, And More From The Shopee 3.3 Mega Sale

Looking for new products to add to your beauty routine? Shopee 3.3 Mega Beauty Sale has in store for you.

PH Doing Best To Secure Jabs Despite Global Shortage

"Yung global supply talaga ay kulang," said Health Secretary Francisco Duque III as he emphasized the cause that delays the delivery of coronavirus vaccines.

Technology Brings Potable Water To Biliran Tourism Site

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will launch a potable water purification project in Biliran on March 4.

Lapu-Lapu City Requires Permit, ‘Watcher’ For Gatherings

Mass gatherings in the city will need a permit from the city government to ensure that minimum health and safety protocols will strictly be observed.

Dan Ombao Soars High In New Single “Saranggola”

The "Idol Philippines" alum Dan Ombao gives another "hugot" track entitled "Saranggola" that will be released later today!

Spotlight

Journalists From 4 Countries In Asia Discussed The Challenges In COVID-19

20 journalists from the four countries including the Philippines discuss “Post COVID-19: News Industry Transformation” during the 2nd Voice of Press (V.O.P.) Asia Media Forum.

Communities Are Better Prepared To Combat OSEC, Child Labor Trafficking

Several communities are now better equipped to fight Online Sexual Exploitations of Children with the help of World Vision.

SM, TESDA Train Farmers In Davao

225 farmers from Davao City completed their training under SM Foundation’s Kabalikat Sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on Sustainable Agriculture Program in Davao City.

Robinsons Retail Net Sales Hits ₱151 Billion In 2020 As E-Commerce Sales Rise

Robinsons Retail Holdings drops 7.3% of its net sales, however, its retail’s e-commerce sales continued to rise.

Lifestyle

Did You Know: 99% Of Filipinos In Metro Manila Experience Pamamanhid, Or Tusok-Tusok

Nakakaranas ka na din ba ng pamamanhid, tusok-tusok, at pangangalay? May solusyon para diyan!

Most Affordable Air Fryer From XTREME Is Now Available!

Titas and titos wait no more because XTREME's Home Air Fryer is now available in the market!

You Can Now Score Farm Fresh Produce From Local Benguet Farmers Here In BGC!

Bonifacio Global City brings good quality Benguet staples at Bonifacio High Street through its "My Street High Street" initiative.

CoronaVac Jabs To Increase After First Day: DOH

More individuals are expected to receive the CoronaVac vaccine.

Entertainment

Dan Ombao Soars High In New Single “Saranggola”

The "Idol Philippines" alum Dan Ombao gives another "hugot" track entitled "Saranggola" that will be released later today!

Kelvin Miranda Becomes A Victim Of Mistaken Identity In Wish Ko Lang!

The uncanny yet funny episode of Wish Ko Lang! features a story about mistaken identity this Saturday, March 6.

Viral TikTok Artist Angela Ken Joins ABS-CBN Music

Certified Kapamilya na ang Tiktok Artist na si Angela Ken!

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Solon Wants To Lessen Teachers’ Workload

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84% Of Barangays In Bacolod City Now Covid-Free

84% or 51 of the 61 villages in Bacolod city are now considered free from Covid-19!

21.6K More Sinovac Vaccines Arrive In Davao

Over 21,000 vials of Sinovac vaccines arrived at the Davao International Airport (DIA), adding up to the 12,000 doses that the region received Tuesday.

Just One App Needed In Mandaluyong, Pasig, Valenzuela, Antipolo

Sanib puwersa! The city governments Mandaluyong, Valenzuela, Pasig, and Antipolo have partnered to integrate the use of their contact tracing applications for more efficient measures that will contain the Covid-19.

Travel

Boracay Tourists Still Need To Show Negative Swab Test

Tourists visiting Boracay are still required to show negative results of their swab tests.

Safe, Family-Friendly Vacations Are Top Priority For Filipinos: Airbnb Travel Survey

Airbnb's Philippines Travel Trends Survey 2021 states that family vacations are the primary reason to travel this year for 6 out of 10 Filipinos.

No More Quarantine For Travelers In Ilocos Sur

Ilocos Sur announces that quarantine is no longer required for travelers unless they exhibit symptoms of the Covid-19 upon arrival in the province.

DOT Seeks More Safe Travels Stamp Applications

The Department of Tourism (DOT) opens the application for the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels Stamp starting Monday, the world’s first safety and hygiene stamp for travelers.

Motoring

AirAsia’s Teleport Partners With McDonald’s For Timely And Fast-Moving Deliveries

AirAsia’s Teleport and McDonald’s partner to support and ensure a fast-moving delivery of orders within the National Capital Region (NCR).

Motorcade Kicks Off Fire Prevention Month In Ilocos Norte

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) along with other entities join a motorcade to drumbeat awareness on fire safety and prevention this month.

Road Improvement Needed To Address Insurgency: PRRD

President Duterte sees the need to improve barangay roads in Mindanao, especially in the Caraga region, to address the insurgency in the place.