Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Eight SM Companies Receive Golden Arrow Awards On Corporate Governance

Eight SM Companies were given Golden Arrow Awards for their excellant practice of corporate governance.

JG Summit Invests In Fintech Focused On Emerging Markets

JG Summit Holdings Inc. invests in Tyme, one of the world’s fastest-growing digital banks based in South Africa.

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What can everyone expect from Globe Virtual Hangouts this 2021?

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PH Covid-19 Recovery Tally Rises By Over 5K To 465,991

PH Covid-19 Recovery Tally Rises By Over 5K To 465,991

Spotlight

Eight SM Companies Receive Golden Arrow Awards On Corporate Governance

Eight SM Companies were given Golden Arrow Awards for their excellant practice of corporate governance.

JG Summit Invests In Fintech Focused On Emerging Markets

JG Summit Holdings Inc. invests in Tyme, one of the world’s fastest-growing digital banks based in South Africa.

Reinvent And Go This 2021 With Globe Virtual Hangouts

What can everyone expect from Globe Virtual Hangouts this 2021?

Doblehin Ang Diskarte With Globe At Home’s Fastest Home Prepaid WiFi Ever!

Swak sa budget na WiFi ba para sa buong pamilya ang hanap mo? Narito na ang Advanced Home Prepaid WiFi ng Globe At Home!

Some 5,868 more patients have recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Sunday, pushing the country’s overall tally of recovered cases to 465,991.

In its 4 p.m. case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) said the figures represent 93.1 percent of those who tested positive for the virus nationwide.

The agency also reported 1,895 new confirmed cases and 11 new deaths.

These figures brought the overall tally of active cases to 24,691 and the death toll to 9,895.

The DOH said about 84.6 percent of the active cases are mild, 6.6 percent are asymptomatic, 3 percent are severe, 0.47 percent are moderate, and 5.3 percent are in critical condition.

“There were nine duplicates that were removed from the total case count and of these, five recovered cases and one death has been removed. Moreover, five cases previously tagged as recovered were reclassified as a death,” it added.

Davao City topped the list of places that logged the highest number of new cases with 107 infections.

It was followed by Quezon City with 106; Isabela with 65; Pampanga with 63; and Bulacan with 62.

DOH data on Jan. 16 showed that 1,108 or 5.3 percent of 20,899 who were tested turned out positive for Covid-19.

Currently, there are 26,600 beds dedicated to patients with Covid-19.

Available are 58 percent of 2,100 intensive care unit beds, 63 percent of 16,500 isolation beds, and 74 percent of 8,000 ward beds.

About 76 percent of 2,100 ventilators are available for Covid-19 patients’ use.

The DOH reminded the public to continue observing the minimum health standards, especially when going outdoors — the proper wearing of face masks and face shields, avoiding cramped places where physical distancing is impossible, and avoid staying outside for a long period. (PNA)

Zamboanga City Holds Centennial Treasures Exhibit

Zamboanga City Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar promotes the city’s cultural heritage, holding a one-week exhibit dubbed "Centennial Treasures of Zamboanga City."

Government And Private Sector Join Forces To Launch Pilipinas Kontra Gutom

Sec. Nograles thanked all the groups and organizations support “that recognize the importance of battling hunger and have committed to work for a hunger-free Philippines."

Greening Program Benefits 195 Farmers In Dinagat Province

The "ECOcommunity program" in Dinagat province is a blessing for at least 195 farmers in town.

PH Covid-19 Recovery Tally Rises By 271 To 512,033

DOH reports another 1,184 new positive Covid-19 cases, 53 new deaths, and 271 recovered patients as of this week.

Main Pylons Of 3rd Cebu Bridge Now Complete

Good news! two main bridges of 8.5-km Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway have been completed.

DepEd Assesses Effect Of Absence Of Physical Classes On Learners

Citing a survey, DepEd Sec. Briones reports that most of the learner-respondents want to have face-to-face classes already but a significant percentage of the parents remain undecided about it.

Balancing Economic Recovery, Gains Vs. Pandemic Necessary

Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto defends the city government’s move to keep the movie theaters closed regardless of the final decision by President Duterte.

P61-B Projects Eyed For ‘Balik Probinsya’ In Eastern Visayas

Eastern Visayas has its “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa” (BP2) program for applicants residing in Metro Manila who has the desire to return to their respective provinces and begin a new life.

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BARMM Distributes Over 500 ICT Equipment To Field Offices

Kudos! BARMM receives PHP3.9-million worth of various ICT equipment to its field offices.

Spotlight

Eight SM Companies Receive Golden Arrow Awards On Corporate Governance

Eight SM Companies were given Golden Arrow Awards for their excellant practice of corporate governance.

JG Summit Invests In Fintech Focused On Emerging Markets

JG Summit Holdings Inc. invests in Tyme, one of the world’s fastest-growing digital banks based in South Africa.

Reinvent And Go This 2021 With Globe Virtual Hangouts

What can everyone expect from Globe Virtual Hangouts this 2021?

Doblehin Ang Diskarte With Globe At Home’s Fastest Home Prepaid WiFi Ever!

Swak sa budget na WiFi ba para sa buong pamilya ang hanap mo? Narito na ang Advanced Home Prepaid WiFi ng Globe At Home!

Lifestyle

Jollibee USA Serves Next-Level Chickenjoy In New Musical Advertisement

Jollibee USA's new Chickenjoy commercial leaves viewers the Last Song Syndrome ‘LSS’ effect. Mapapakanta ka na lang talaga habang nagki-crave.

Sinovac Covid-19 Vaccine Is Safe: FDA

FDA Director General Eric Domingo says "its safety profile is good" referring to Sinovac Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine with an efficacy rate of 65.3 to 91.2%.

Pwede More Or Sana All: Order A Variety Of Max’s Group Favorites

You can now order a variety of items from different brands in just one transaction with Max's Group's latest innovation!

Online Biz Promotes Local, Eco-Friendly Products

'Alibot PH' an online store that transforms scraps into attractive and useful crafts is managed by three Pinay creatives.

Entertainment

Regine Promises New Repertoire And Surprise Guest In “Freedom” Concert

Alamin ano itong panibagong pasabog na ihahatid ni Regine Velasquez-Alcasid sa kaniyang mga fans sa nalalapit nitong concert.

“Tunay Na Buhay” Turns 10, Features Life Story Of Vic Sotto

In celebration of "Tunay na Buhay" 10th anniversary features personal stories of Vic Sotto including his childhood memories, how TVJ group started, and his principles as a father.

Explosive New Cinematic Adventure “Mortal Kombat” Drops First Trailer

Have you seen the newest trailer of 'Mortal Kombat'?

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SM Foundation Bags Four Anvil Awards

Congratulations! SM Foundation (SMFI) bags four awards in the recent 56th Anvil Awards.

Ilocos Norte To Hire Seniors, OSYs As Tourism Aides

The Ilocos Norte Tourism Office (INTO) will be going to hire some tourism aides, including senior citizens and out-of-school youths (OSY).

SBMA Ready For Covid-19 Vax Rollout

Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is ready for the eventual release and distribution of the Covid-19 vaccines in the Freeport.

Ilocos Norte Beefs Up Livestock Supply

WOW! May pa-libreng biik sa Ilocos.

Regine Promises New Repertoire And Surprise Guest In “Freedom” Concert

Alamin ano itong panibagong pasabog na ihahatid ni Regine Velasquez-Alcasid sa kaniyang mga fans sa nalalapit nitong concert.

Travel

Palawan Eyes Reopening Of Calauit Safari Park In March

Palawan government eyes to open the Calauit Safari Park in Palawan by March.

DENR-Davao Intensifies Mt. Apo Trekking And Camping Policy

DENR-Davao pushes striker trekker rules in Mt. Apo but if remains unfollowed the government might decide to temporarily close the site for rehabilitation.

DOT Backs Vaccine Passport For Tourism Recovery

The Department of Tourism (DOT) supports the proposed vaccine passport for arriving visitors, a concept it believes would help further build travel confidence.

Hopes Up On Ilocos Norte Eco-Adventure Park Revival

An eco-adventure park in Ilocos Norte could soon be in development!

Motoring

MMDA To Open Zipper Lane For EDSA People Power Anniversary

MMDA sets to open a zipper lane along White Plains Avenue in Quezon City on Thursday (Feb.25) for the celebration of the 35th EDSA People Power Revolution.

DPWH Proposal To Upgrade Currimao Seaport Access Road OK’d

The improvement of the access road leading to the International Seaport of Currimao has already obtained the approval of the national government to improve transport services in the area.

Subic Bay Freeport Expressway Inaugurated

Bukas na ang 8.2km Subic Freeport Expressway!