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  • Reds cry foul over conviction of 2 peace consultants
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 3:44 pm

    Two consultants to Philippine communist peace negotiators are found guilty of abducting a soldier over three decades ago. The lawyers of Benito and Wilma Tiamzon are challenging the verdict which the Philippine communist party describes as political persecution.

  • PH deal with AstraZeneca raises eyebrows amid vaccine's efficacy concerns
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 3:42 pm

    The Philippines formalized its deal with AstraZeneca even as questions are raised about the efficacy of its vaccine. But despite the concerns the drug moved a step closer to a possible rollout in the United Kingdom.

  • PH troops simulate assault on hostile forces in West Philippine Sea oil, gas platforms
    by racosta on November 27, 2020 at 3:36 pm

    MANILA, Philippines—The military’s Western Command (Wescom) conducted exercises simulating response to attacks on Philippine oil platforms near the West Philippine Sea, weeks after President Rodrigo Duterte lifted the ban on oil exploration in the area which China is claiming to be part of its mythical nine-dash line territory. The Joint Task Force West and Joint The post PH troops simulate assault on hostile forces in West Philippine Sea oil, gas platforms appeared first on Global News.

  • Dambuhalang sun fish, nalambat sa Davao Oriental
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 3:10 pm

    MAYNILA - Isang dambuhalang sun fish ang natagpuan Biyernes ng umaga sa mababaw na bahagi ng dagat sa Barangay Maputi, sa bayan ng Banaybanay sa Davao Oriental.

  • 'Super sabaw talaga ako in real life': Tiffany Uy matapos mag-top 5 sa PLE
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 1:52 pm

    Handang-handa nang sumabak bilang frontliners ang mga pumasa sa katatapos lang na physician licensure exams.   

  • Ilang negosyante problemado matapos isailalim sa MECQ ang Laoag City
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 1:34 pm

    Isinailalim sa modified enhanced community quarantine ang Laoag City dahil tumaas ang kaso ng COVID-19 doon. 

  • Lopezes donating P5.5-M worth of lab machines, equipment to Iloilo City’s COVID-19 lab
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 1:32 pm

    MANILA — The mayor of Iloilo City on Friday thanked the Lopez family and the Lopez Group of Companies for its proposed P5.5-million worth of medical donations for the Uswag Molecular Laboratory in Molo district, as the city boosts its efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19. 

  • Trial results of virgin coconut oil as COVID-19 treatment to be released next month — DOST
    by Kristine Sabillo, ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 1:20 pm

    MANILA — The Department of Science and Technology on Friday said it will release the results of the community arm of its virgin coconut oil (VCO) study in Laguna.   

  • PGH workers emosyonal sa paggiit ng karapatan sa hazard pay
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 1:04 pm

    Panawagan nila, ibigay na ang hazard pay at special risk allowance na pandagdag sana sa maliit nilang sahod.

  • 'Political persecution' sa Tiamzon couple verdict inalmahan ng mga tagasuporta
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Tinawag itong political persecution ng mga tagasuporta ng mga Tiamzon. 

  • LOOK: Skies turn pink over Metro Manila, parts of Luzon
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 12:54 pm

    The unusual pink hue caught the attention of the many, with some describing it as one of the things that made them feel good following the storms that inundated some parts of Luzon and the capital region in recent weeks.   

  • ABS-CBN gifts Kapamilyas with “Ikaw ang Liwanag at Ligaya” Christmas ID Lyric Video
    by Colleene Singca on November 27, 2020 at 12:51 pm

    ABS-CBN Christmas ID featuring Kapamilya stars to shine on December 1  ABS-CBN spreads light and love early as the network … The post ABS-CBN gifts Kapamilyas with “Ikaw ang Liwanag at Ligaya” Christmas ID Lyric Video appeared first on Philippine Canadian Inquirer.

  • Project Karinderya helps vulnerable biz, families amid pandemic
    by Colleene Singca on November 27, 2020 at 12:46 pm

    MANILA – Eighteen foundations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have been helping micro enterprises, particularly owners of food stalls or ‘karinderya’, … The post Project Karinderya helps vulnerable biz, families amid pandemic appeared first on Philippine Canadian Inquirer.

  • Tiamzon couple’s conviction, a ‘triumph’ of PH justice system
    by Colleene Singca on November 27, 2020 at 12:38 pm

    MANILA – Malacanang on Friday hailed as a “triumph” of the Philippine justice system the conviction of Benito and Wilma Tiamzon for … The post Tiamzon couple’s conviction, a ‘triumph’ of PH justice system appeared first on Philippine Canadian Inquirer.

  • Pagdami ng leptospirosis patients sa NKTI inaasahan sa mga susunod na linggo
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 12:27 pm

    Malaking hamon para sa NKTI ang pagsabay ng pagdami ng kaso ng leptospirosis sa pandemya.

  • Pamimigay ng emergency housing assistance ng NHA, planong simulan sa Disyembre
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 12:24 pm

    MAYNILA - Plano nang simulan ng National Housing Authority (NHA) ang pamamahagi nito ng financial assistance sa mga nasalanta ng bagyo sa buwan ng Disyembre.

  • PAGASA open to dam protocol updating
    by Colleene Singca on November 27, 2020 at 12:24 pm

    MANILA – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) sees the need to review and update protocols governing … The post PAGASA open to dam protocol updating appeared first on Philippine Canadian Inquirer.

  • Batang may hydrocephalus at iba pang sakit, hirap sa evacuation center
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 12:08 pm

    Sa mga nais tumulong, maaaring tumawag sa telepono ng Lingkod Kapamilya na 415-22-72 local 5409.

  • Alok ng Pag-IBIG: loan restructuring, pagpapaliban ng dagdag-kontribusyon
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 12:03 pm

    Umaapela ang Pag-IBIG sa mga nag-housing loan na di nakakabayad: mag-apply ng housing loan restructuring program.

  • ALAMIN: Detalye ng vaccine deal ng gobyerno, private sector sa AstraZeneca
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 11:52 am

    Marami pang tanong ukol sa bakuna ng AstraZeneca, lalo't di pa nasasapubliko ang lahat ng detalye ng kanilang clinical trials.

  • Anti-corruption task force to evaluate all complaints next week
    by Colleene Singca on November 27, 2020 at 10:51 am

    MANILA – The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday said it would start sorting complaints received by the task force on … The post Anti-corruption task force to evaluate all complaints next week appeared first on Philippine Canadian Inquirer.

  • DA allots P8.5-B to aid typhoon-hit farmers, fishers
    by Colleene Singca on November 27, 2020 at 10:48 am

    MANILA – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has initially disbursed and distributed PHP8.5 billion worth of various interventions to enable farmers … The post DA allots P8.5-B to aid typhoon-hit farmers, fishers appeared first on Philippine Canadian Inquirer.

  • Tugade urges PUV drivers to join service contracting program
    by Colleene Singca on November 27, 2020 at 10:46 am

    MANILA – Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade on Friday urged drivers of public utility vehicles (PUV) to join the … The post Tugade urges PUV drivers to join service contracting program appeared first on Philippine Canadian Inquirer.

  • Tiamzon couple’s conviction victory for Reds’ victims
    by Colleene Singca on November 27, 2020 at 10:43 am

    MANILA – Military and police officials said Friday the conviction of ranking Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army … The post Tiamzon couple’s conviction victory for Reds’ victims appeared first on Philippine Canadian Inquirer.

  • Makati merchants urged to apply for cash grant until Dec. 31
    by Colleene Singca on November 27, 2020 at 10:39 am

    MANILA – Business owners and other merchants are urged to apply for the Makati Assistance and Support for Businesses (MASB) Program … The post Makati merchants urged to apply for cash grant until Dec. 31 appeared first on Philippine Canadian Inquirer.

  • New Japanese envoy to forge closer ties with PH
    by Colleene Singca on November 27, 2020 at 10:36 am

    Mabuhay! I am KOSHIKAWA Kazuhiko, Ambassador-designate of Japan to the Philippines. As I start my tenure here, I am excited … The post New Japanese envoy to forge closer ties with PH appeared first on Philippine Canadian Inquirer.

  • Globe doubles up support for Typhoons Rolly and Ulysses victims
    by vcatibog on November 27, 2020 at 8:22 am

    Over the past weeks, Globe has been providing assistance to victims and affected families of the recent Typhoons Rolly and Ulysses. The Dyip Sagip: Libreng Tawag, Libreng Charging and Libreng Wifi has been providing free services to customers in more than 80 affected areas. The telco also has been providing meal packs to more than The post Globe doubles up support for Typhoons Rolly and Ulysses victims appeared first on Global News.

  • Filipina among Hong Kong’s new ‘unsung heroes’
    by postie on November 27, 2020 at 6:59 am

    MANILA, Philippines —  A Filipina domestic helper was awarded in the 8th Spirit of Hong Kong Awards on Thursday for her contribution to the Hong Kong community, particularly in her service to fellow domestic workers. Rodelia Pedro Villar, 42, an OFW from Western Visayas became the first-ever Filipina to clinch the Lion Rock People’s Choice The post Filipina among Hong Kong’s new ‘unsung heroes’ appeared first on Global News.

  • Japan’s new ambassador to PH arrives; vows closer ties, friendship
    by postie on November 27, 2020 at 1:20 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The new ambassador of Japan to the Philippines has vowed to forge closer bilateral relations and friendship between the two nations as he arrived in the country on Thursday. “As my diplomatic mission here in the Philippines begins, I shall exert every possible effort to further galvanize the foundations that make our The post Japan’s new ambassador to PH arrives; vows closer ties, friendship appeared first on Global News.

  • PH buying AstraZeneca shots; private sector picking up tab
    by clopez on November 26, 2020 at 9:36 pm

    The Philippine government will sign on Friday an agreement with the private sector and British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for the purchase of 2 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine. National Task Force Against COVID-19 chief Carlito Galvez Jr. announced the deal on Thursday and said the private sector would shoulder the cost of the vaccines. The post PH buying AstraZeneca shots; private sector picking up tab appeared first on Global News.

  • Review: Which new holiday Netflix films should we watch first?
    by Manny The Movie Guy on November 26, 2020 at 8:05 pm

    New holiday movies from Netflix are out. Which one should you see first? Let’s find out from our resident film critic Manny the Movie Guy.

  • Lawmakers, unions to block Trump order that could spark mass firings of civil servants
    by rciriacruz on November 26, 2020 at 6:19 pm

    WASHINGTON – U.S. government civil servants could face mass firings under an executive order before President Donald Trump leaves office and Democratic lawmakers, watchdog groups and unions are mobilizing to block the move. Leaders of 23 House committees and subcommittees asked the heads of 61 federal departments and agencies to provide a “full accounting” of The post Lawmakers, unions to block Trump order that could spark mass firings of civil servants appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Foxconn to shift some Apple work to Vietnam to lessen China risk
    by rciriacruz on November 26, 2020 at 6:16 pm

    Foxconn is moving some iPad and MacBook assembly to Vietnam from China at the request of Apple Inc, said a person with knowledge of the plan, as the U.S. firm diversifies production to minimise the impact of a Sino-U.S. trade war. The development comes as the outgoing administration of U.S. President Donald Trump encourages U.S. The post Foxconn to shift some Apple work to Vietnam to lessen China risk appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Teens’ brains, technology amid the pandemic
    by rciriacruz on November 26, 2020 at 6:12 pm

    “The razor-toothed piranhas of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality they seldom attack a human.” This was the phrase texted in 18.19 seconds by Marcel Fernandes, a 16-year-old physics student at a university in Florianópolis, Brazil, the speediest texter in the world. Technically, in psychological terms, The post Teens’ brains, technology amid the pandemic appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Ottawa Filipinos distribute “salamat boxes” to seniors, caregivers and essential workers
    by Balitang America on November 26, 2020 at 6:05 pm

    Over 200 Filipinos in Ottawa have already received so-called salamat boxes containing food, condiments and COVID-19 essentials. Vanessa Merjudio-David tells us more about this project by the Pinoy community in Canada.

  • PH has ‘most underrated’ food destination
    by rciriacruz on November 26, 2020 at 5:58 pm

    There are plenty of incredible foodie destinations that just don’t get the exposure they truly deserve. This might not be the best time to travel, but it’s certainly the best time to be thinking about your next foodie travel adventure. So at Chef’s Pencil we’ve asked 250 chefs and foodies to tell us which place they thought The post PH has ‘most underrated’ food destination appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • 6 Legal Tips for Start-Ups
    by Lili Zecevic on November 26, 2020 at 5:29 pm

    Launching your business is one of the most exciting and inspiring things. Seeing your business get off the ground is going to be so rewarding after investing a lot of time, money, hard work, and patience, especially when following these 6 legal tips for start-ups. When done right, doing this can be a truly satisfying The post 6 Legal Tips for Start-Ups appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • 7 Tips for Better Old Age Care
    by Lili Zecevic on November 26, 2020 at 5:28 pm

    Old age care is increasingly apparent due to the current health situation and the aging population of those who live in our world. Here are some tips to improve it. 1. Have A Social Support System If you have a network of people such as your extended family, friends, or siblings who can help you, The post 7 Tips for Better Old Age Care appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • 8 Tips for Buying a New Kitchen
    by Lili Zecevic on November 26, 2020 at 5:27 pm

    When searching for a newly fitted kitchen, it is important to visit the showroom and discuss your needs with experts who have your best interests in mind. You should avoid buying a new kitchen on the same day regardless of how attractive an offer sounds. Instead, take your time by going home and thinking about The post 8 Tips for Buying a New Kitchen appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • San Francisco: Fil-Am business owners hold Thanksgiving giveaway despite pandemic challenges
    by Rommel Conclara on November 26, 2020 at 4:05 pm

    Despite all the economic setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of Fil-Am small business owners in San Francisco is still giving back to the community this Thanksgiving. Rommel Conclara tells us more about their holiday effort in this story.

  • French shipbuilder to open Manila office in bid to supply submarines to PH Navy
    by racosta on November 26, 2020 at 9:58 am

    MANILA, Philippines—French shipbuilder Naval Group will open an office in Manila in early 2021 as it seeks to advance its serious interest in supplying the Philippine Navy’s first ever submarines. The office opening would be the first step in fulfilling “a long-term commitment of cooperation and partnership in developing naval capabilities” for the Philippines, said The post French shipbuilder to open Manila office in bid to supply submarines to PH Navy appeared first on Global News.

  • Climate Specialist and 10-yr-old daughter release book to save the seas
    by mtan on November 26, 2020 at 5:59 am

    November 12, 2020 (San Francisco, CA)   – The year 2020 has been an unprecedented year, not only because of COVID-19 but also because of the increasing impacts of climate change – from the wildfires in Australia and California and to the strong typhoons and hurricanes around the world. Climate change is making itself felt The post Climate Specialist and 10-yr-old daughter release book to save the seas appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • How Trump’s fraud claims have driven more Fil-Am Republican involvement in election process
    by TJ Manotoc on November 25, 2020 at 11:05 pm

    President Donald Trump, who has yet to concede to President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory, continues to cry foul over the results. One Filipino American mayor says Trump has some loyal Fil-Am Republicans to support him in his fight. North America Bureau Chief TJ Manotoc has this report.

  • Former White House staffers encourage fellow Fil-Ams to join the Biden administration
    by Don Tagala on November 25, 2020 at 11:00 pm

    Former White House staffers call on their fellow Fil-Ams to take their shot at becoming part of the Biden administration. They say not only will they be able to provide a voice for the Filipino community, they will also gain valuable experience. Don Tagala tells us more in this report.

  • Actress Ashley Argota stars in holiday rom-com “I Hate New Year’s”
    by Yong Chavez on November 25, 2020 at 10:34 pm

    “Love is love is love.” That is the underlying message shared in a queer holiday rom-com movie starring Fil-Am singer-actress Ashley Argota. Yong Chavez talks to the star in Showbiz Tonight.

  • Fil-Canadians call for Mable Elmore’s appointment to BC premier’s cabinet
    by Cecile Docto on November 25, 2020 at 10:15 pm

    The premier of British Columbia is facing calls to appoint a Filipino member of the Legislative Assembly to his cabinet. Cecile Docto has this report.

  • Los Angeles: Fil-Am sheriff’s deputy honored by community
    by Steve Angeles on November 25, 2020 at 9:42 pm

    The Filipino community in Los Angeles gathered to give thanks to a lawman for his services. As Steve Angeles tells us in this report, Sheriff’s Deputy Charles Ongsinco is just happy to protect his community.

  • US gives $3.5M additional aid for typhoon victims
    by clopez on November 25, 2020 at 9:18 pm

    The US Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide around $3.5 million in additional emergency assistance to support the government in dealing with the aftereffects of Supertyphoon “Rolly” (international name: Goni). According to the US Embassy in Manila, the new funding builds on the initial $200,000 provided by USAID after the supertyphoon. —TINA G. SANTOS The post US gives $3.5M additional aid for typhoon victims appeared first on Global News.

  • Seattle’s Musang restaurant offers kamayan Thanksgiving kits
    by Lalaine Ignao on November 25, 2020 at 9:05 pm

    As the ban on indoor dining takes effect in Washington State, one Fil-Am restaurant gets creative by offering a semblance of normalcy through take-home meal kits that remind Filipinos of home. Lalaine Ignao reports

  • School releases film on Fil-Am teens’ ‘Filgrimage’ to PH
    by rciriacruz on November 25, 2020 at 7:48 pm

    SAN DIEGO, California – San Diego-based The Filipino School kicked off its new digital series, “Filgrimage,” documenting local Fil-Am teens’ quest to find their identity and celebrate their roots. It is “a transformational experience that connects the next generation of Filipino-Americans to their rich and proud heritage,” describes Tony Olaes, philanthropist, entrepreneur and co-founder of The post School releases film on Fil-Am teens’ ‘Filgrimage’ to PH appeared first on […]

  • For already strained nurses, virus resurgence is ‘paralyzing’
    by rciriacruz on November 25, 2020 at 7:29 pm

    For Christina Nester, the pandemic lull in Massachusetts lasted about three months through summer into early fall. In late June, St. Vincent Hospital had resumed elective surgeries, and the unit the 48-year-old nurse works on switched back from taking care of only COVID-19 patients to its pre-pandemic roster of patients recovering from gallbladder operations, mastectomies The post For already strained nurses, virus resurgence is ‘paralyzing’ appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Space oddity? Monolith in Utah desert mystifies copter crew
    by rciriacruz on November 25, 2020 at 7:24 pm

    They were on a mission to count sheep when they found something they had not counted on. As a Utah helicopter crew buzzed over the southeastern part of the state looking for bighorn sheep last week, sitting beneath them in the middle of the desert was a bright shiny monolith, the stuff of sci-fi sagas. The post Space oddity? Monolith in Utah desert mystifies copter crew appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Kollaboration to mark 20 years of promoting AAPI artists
    by rciriacruz on November 25, 2020 at 7:17 pm

    LOS ANGELES –  Star-studded online shoutouts, guest appearances, and “incredible performances” will celebrate Kollaboration’s two decades of promoting Asian and Pacific Islander American talents in media and entertainment Dec. 12. The show will feature special guest performances by rapper Ruby Ibarra, singer-songwriter Megan Lee, musician and YouTuber David Choi, singer-songwriter CLARA, co-founder of Kinjaz and The post Kollaboration to mark 20 years of promoting AAPI artists […]

  • Explainer: Can Trump’s lawyers be disciplined for making false claims?
    by rciriacruz on November 25, 2020 at 7:13 pm

    In the weeks since U.S. President Donald Trump lost the election, his lead lawyer Rudy Giuliani has repeatedly made baseless claims of widespread voter fraud and the campaign brought a flurry of lawsuits challenging the results, many of which were dismissed. Representative Bill Pascrell, a Democrat, on Friday called for Giuliani and other members of The post Explainer: Can Trump’s lawyers be disciplined for making false claims? appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Trump, from sore loser to mere loser
    by rciriacruz on November 25, 2020 at 7:07 pm

    Here’s something to be thankful for. Unlike the general population which was more like 51% to 47% for Biden, Filipino Americans were much more decisive. There was no doubt Filipinos voted for Biden, by  60% to 48%. Trump was a definitive loser. Biden won our community with an undeniable mandate. To wait any longer for The post Trump, from sore loser to mere loser appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • U.S. senators urge Facebook, Twitter for tighter checks before Georgia runoff election
    by rciriacruz on November 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday called on the heads of Facebook and Twitter for information on steps the social media firms are taking to prevent the spread of misinformation ahead of the runoff U.S. Senate elections in Georgia. The platforms “must expect an onslaught of the malign tactics of voter suppression and delegitimization seen The post U.S. senators urge Facebook, Twitter for tighter checks before Georgia runoff election appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Communities of color ‘saved American democracy’
    by rciriacruz on November 25, 2020 at 6:55 pm

    On November 7, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were declared the projected winners of the 2020 elections. Biden was pushed across the finish line by large majorities of voters of color, according to analysts. The Democratic presidential ticket reached that goal mainly because communities of color rejected the Trump Administration by large margins, explained experts The post Communities of color ‘saved American democracy’ appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Key Factors To Consider When Shopping For Luggage
    by Lili Zecevic on November 25, 2020 at 6:27 pm

    Shopping for luggage is considered to be an important essential for every traveler. That is why there are many options available in the market, making it difficult for one to decide on which bag is best for packing traveling essentials during the next trip! Whether you are traveling to a luxurious hotel or going camping The post Key Factors To Consider When Shopping For Luggage appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • How To Find High-Quality Specs Without Draining A Fortune
    by Lili Zecevic on November 25, 2020 at 6:25 pm

    Do you wish you could grab that pair of high-quality specs that you spotted in the magazine ad? Well, what’s stopping you? Are you scared of the heavy price tag it comes with? Well, here we have some smart ideas for you. Sought-after retailers like GlassesUSA.com offer the most widespread collection of high-quality glasses that you The post How To Find High-Quality Specs Without Draining A Fortune appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Top US Air Force exec visits PH for boost to military partnership
    by clopez on November 25, 2020 at 3:05 pm

    MANILA, Philippines—The US Secretary of the Air Force met with Philippine defense and military officials on Wednesday (Nov. 25) in a bid by the US government to boost military partnership between Washington and Manila. Barbara Barrett, who oversees the US Air Force’s annual $250 billion budget and 685,000 personnel, met with Philippine Defense Undersecretary Cardoza The post Top US Air Force exec visits PH for boost to military partnership appeared first on Global News.

  • Carpio says PH-China deal to explore Recto Bank ‘light at the end of the tunnel’
    by racosta on November 25, 2020 at 11:30 am

    MANILA, Philippines—Retired Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio expressed optimism that China’s declaration that it would not interfere with Philippine exploration in Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea would eventually lead to the settlement of maritime disputes there. “The Chinese response has been very encouraging,” said Carpio, one of the staunchest critics of The post Carpio says PH-China deal to explore Recto Bank ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ appeared […]

  • PH Navy gets ‘eye in the sky’ from US: 8 drones worth P710M
    by racosta on November 25, 2020 at 8:56 am

    MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Navy has received eight drones worth P710 million from the United States, a set of equipment which Navy officials said would serve as “eye in the sky” for better maritime patrols nationwide. The Insitu ScanEagle 2 unmanned aerial systems were turned over by US officials to Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Giovanni The post PH Navy gets ‘eye in the sky’ from US: 8 drones worth P710M appeared first on Global News.

  • US tech firm bares heavy presence of Chinese vessels near PH-occupied island
    by dmorcoso on November 25, 2020 at 8:26 am

    MANILA, Philippines—Chinese vessels continued to freely enter an area near Pag-asa (Thitu), an island administered by the Philippines in the West Philippine Sea, according to a US technology firm. A report from the South China Sea Rapid Alert Service of Simularity, a tech firm based in Florida, said there were at least 20 vessels near The post US tech firm bares heavy presence of Chinese vessels near PH-occupied island appeared first on Global News.

  • Globe encourages rainforestation to combat adverse effects of natural hazards and climate change
    by vcatibog on November 25, 2020 at 6:36 am

    The location of the Philippines in the Pacific has always made the country vulnerable to strong typhoons.  An average of 20 typhoons pass through the Philippine Area of Responsibility annually, about 8-to-9 of which make landfall. However, over the past years, climate change has brought more violent storms to the country, causing severe damage to The post Globe encourages rainforestation to combat adverse effects of natural hazards and climate change appeared first on Global News.

  • AstraZeneca eyes clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine in PH
    by postie on November 25, 2020 at 5:52 am

    MANILA, Philippines — British drug maker AstraZeneca has already submitted the necessary documents to Philippine health authorities to secure approval in conducting clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine in the country. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said this Wednesday, just days after AstraZeneca announced that its COVID-19 vaccine can be 90% effective. “They already submitted The post AstraZeneca eyes clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine in PH appeared first on […]

  • Lorenzana: PH in line of fire if US-China conflict in South China Sea escalates into war
    by dmorcoso on November 25, 2020 at 5:12 am

    MANILA, Philippines—The prospect of the United States and China stumbling into full-blown conflict in the South China Sea is growing and the Philippines will get dragged into it whether it likes it or not, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said. At a forum hosted by the Stratbase ADR Institute on Wednesday (Nov. 25), the Philippine defense The post Lorenzana: PH in line of fire if US-China conflict in South China Sea escalates into war appeared first on Global News.

  • PH to get up to 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from China’s Sinovac–Galvez
    by postie on November 25, 2020 at 4:52 am

    MANILA, Philippines — Although negotiations are still ongoing, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said the Philippines is already looking at sourcing up to 50 million dosages of COVID-19 vaccines being developed by Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biotech. “Tinitignan po natin unang una doon sa China, Sinovac, isa po ito sa mga sources natin na more The post PH to get up to 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from China’s Sinovac–Galvez appeared first on Global News.

  • China spacecraft passes over Luzon as it heads to moon
    by postie on November 25, 2020 at 4:06 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The Long March-5, China’s largest carrier rocket, flew over Luzon as it headed to the moon after it was launched on Tuesday morning. In a footage from China’s state-run CGTN Youtube channel on Tuesday, the rocket was shown passing over Luzon and the Pacific Ocean on its way to its orbit. “We The post China spacecraft passes over Luzon as it heads to moon appeared first on Global News.

  • Nevada Supreme Court certifies state’s election results
    by Bev Llorente on November 24, 2020 at 11:34 pm

    The highest court of Nevada approves the final canvass of the state’s November polls making Joe Biden’s victory official. In this report by Bev Llorente, a Biden-Harris campaign leader believes the active involvement of Filipino Americans in the election process helped the Democrat win the battleground state.

  • Filipinos urge BC premier to name Fil-Canadian lawmaker to cabinet or risk scorn
    by rciriacruz on November 24, 2020 at 7:32 pm

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Dozens of Filipino organizations in British Columbia are urging Premier John Horgan of the ruling New Democratic Party not to pass over the only Filipino Canadian member of the legislative assembly for a cabinet post again. In an open letter to Horgan, the groups urged Horgan to appoint Filipino Canadian MLA Mable The post Filipinos urge BC premier to name Fil-Canadian lawmaker to cabinet or risk scorn appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • ‘We’re drowning: COVID cases flood hospitals in U.S. heartland
    by rciriacruz on November 24, 2020 at 6:48 pm

    The vital signs of the 30-year-old COVID-19 victim were crashing, and Kearny County Hospital in rural Lakin, Kansas, just wasn’t equipped to handle the case. Miller, Kearny’s chief medical officer – who doubles as the county health officer – called around to larger hospitals in search of an ICU bed. With coronavirus cases soaring throughout The post ‘We’re drowning: COVID cases flood hospitals in U.S. heartland appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Lea Salonga’s Sydney concert premieres on PBS Nov. 27
    by rciriacruz on November 24, 2020 at 6:45 pm

    As part of its fourth annual “Broadway’s Best” lineup, Great Performances shines a spotlight on Tony Award winner Lea Salonga with the world premiere of Lea Salonga in Concert premiering Friday, November 27 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/broadwayonpbs and the PBS Video app. Captured in peak performance from the Sydney Opera House with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Salonga performs the beloved songs she The post Lea Salonga’s Sydney concert premieres on […]

  • China on top of Biden’s foreign policy, national security concerns
    by rciriacruz on November 24, 2020 at 6:38 pm

    Two of the top national security officials President-elect Joe Biden named on Monday, Antony Blinken as secretary of state and Jake Sullivan as national security adviser, are known for collegiality, support for U.S. alliances and a reflex for using diplomacy as the tool of first resort. While praised for their mastery of policy detail — The post China on top of Biden’s foreign policy, national security concerns appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • The Spectre of the Deep State
    by rciriacruz on November 24, 2020 at 6:33 pm

    NEW YORK—He whom the gods will destroy they first make mad. There can be no question the man who has sat in the White House for four years come January 20, has lost it, along with the election. Just consider these tweets: “The People love me.” “It’s been heartwarming to see all of the tremendous The post The Spectre of the Deep State appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • ‘Lingua Franca’ wins top prize in Tel Aviv int’l film fest
    by rciriacruz on November 24, 2020 at 6:28 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO – Filipino American filmmaker Isabel Sandoval’s “Lingua Franca” bagged the Best International Narrative Film at the 15th Tel Aviv International LGBT Film festival, its ninth award from festivals in the Philippines, France, Texas, Arkansas., Ukraine, Portugal, Norway, Russia and Israel. “Lingua Franca” is the story of an undocumented Filipina trans caregiver in Brooklyn’s Brighton The post ‘Lingua Franca’ wins top prize in Tel Aviv int’l film fest appeared […]

  • PhenQ – Is it the Best Over-the-Counter Weight Loss Pill for the Keto Diet?
    by Lili Zecevic on November 24, 2020 at 6:12 pm

    PhenQ is a brand devoted to helping customers reach their preferred body weight, designed by the quality-oriented supplement manufacturer Wolfson Berg Limited. Already known for remarkable results and positive customer experience, the company takes a different approach with PhenQ weight loss supplement, focusing on multiple ways of reaching the goal of losing weight. Known as The post PhenQ – Is it the Best Over-the-Counter Weight Loss Pill for the Keto Diet? appeared first on INQUIRER.net […]

  • Top 10 Best HGH Supplements & Pills Reviews for Men and Women
    by Lili Zecevic on November 24, 2020 at 4:13 pm

    Take it from the Hollywood celebs: the actors & actresses who have used H.G.H. or human growth hormone. They claim those “fountain of youth” shots (injections) have made them look and feel stronger, sharper, younger, literally changing lives. HGH supplement levels in adults is a miracle-like drug, it’s been promoted as the science that does The post Top 10 Best HGH Supplements & Pills Reviews for Men and Women appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • CBD Holiday Gift Guide
    by Lili Zecevic on November 24, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    CBD products are taking the world by storm. CBD can now be found in different forms, including slaves, tinctures, and even gummies! It isn’t surprising that this popular yet controversial product will be on everyone’s holiday shopping list this year. In this CBD holiday gift guide, we talk about the best CBD holiday gifts to The post CBD Holiday Gift Guide appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Coca-Cola partners with Unilever to protect communities from COVID-19
    by vcatibog on November 24, 2020 at 4:43 am

    Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc. (CCBPI)—the bottling arm of Coca-Cola in the country—and consumer goods manufacturer Unilever Philippines have teamed up to promote proper handwashing in communities across the Philippines, with the goal of strengthening the country’s collective campaign to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  CCBPI and Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines (CCFPI) will be installing 37 handwashing The post Coca-Cola partners with Unilever to protect communities from […]

  • China hits US top security adviser O’Brien for ‘amplifying tensions’ between Manila, Beijing
    by postie on November 24, 2020 at 2:48 am

    MANILA, Philippines — China has slammed the Trump administration’s top security adviser over his remarks that “deliberately exaggerated regional tensions” between Beijing and Manila. The Chinese Embassy in Manila accused US National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien, who visited the Philippines, of issuing “some unreasonable remarks” on issues concerning the South China Sea (SCS), Hong Kong and The post China hits US top security adviser O’Brien for ‘amplifying tensions’ […]

  • Cap on overseas deployment of health workers only for ‘new hires’ — Bello
    by postie on November 24, 2020 at 1:32 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The 5,000 cap per year on the overseas deployment of nurses will only cover new hires and will not be a permanent policy, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Tuesday. “The cap does not cover the balik-manggagawa (returning workers), it only covers the new hires. The new applicants,” Bello said in an The post Cap on overseas deployment of health workers only for ‘new hires’ — Bello appeared first on Global News.

  • Best Black Friday Gadgets on Amazon
    by rquiban on November 24, 2020 at 12:08 am

    The best Black Friday gadgets and tech deals just keep on coming! Here are the best deals you can buy at Amazon Black Friday. Black Friday 2020 just can’t come soon enough. However, you don’t exactly need to wait for the fourth Friday of this month to go just to take advantage of Black Friday The post Best Black Friday Gadgets on Amazon appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Sunergetic Products
    by Lili Zecevic on November 23, 2020 at 7:31 pm

    We love people and the planet, and we’ve proved that with our premium supplement products… There are many online vitamin and supplement products in the marketplace, which are celebrity endorsed, fierce, and sometimes downright confusing, so how do you know which ones are genuine? In this crowded playing field, it is often hard to differentiate The post Sunergetic Products appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Skateboarder from Hawaii films 400-mile ride through Luzon
    by rciriacruz on November 23, 2020 at 6:50 pm

    HONOLULU – James Astle, 31, a resident of Oahu’s North Shore, was inspired by a trip to the Philippines two years ago to travel through Luzon on his skateboard. Last August, he did exactly that, covering 400 miles in 12 days, and filmed his adventure. Astle’s 400-mile skateboard ride is now a 44-minute film called  The post Skateboarder from Hawaii films 400-mile ride through Luzon appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Twitter, Facebook to hand over @POTUS account to Biden on Jan. 20
    by rciriacruz on November 23, 2020 at 6:41 pm

    Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc will transfer control of the @POTUS account to the Joe Biden administration on Jan. 20, the social media companies said on Saturday. The @POTUS account on both platforms is the official account of the President of the United States. It is separate from the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account and the @DonaldTrump The post Twitter, Facebook to hand over @POTUS account to Biden on Jan. 20 appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Hollywood journalist Nepales releases coffee table book of his photos of stars
    by rciriacruz on November 23, 2020 at 6:37 pm

    LOS ANGELES – Award-winning Hollywood photojournalist Ruben V. Nepales has released “Through a Writer’s Lens,” a stunning coffee table book of more than 1,000 photos of stars that he took in almost two decades. “Through a Writer’s Lens,” a 260-page hardbound compilation of Nepales’ often candid, refreshing snapshots of the Hollywood stars he has interviewed, The post Hollywood journalist Nepales releases coffee table book of his photos of stars appeared first on INQUIRER.net […]

  • Ang mahinahong katapangan ni Leni Robredo
    by rciriacruz on November 23, 2020 at 6:30 pm

    Si Leni Robredo ang may pinakamahirap na trabaho ngayon sa Pilipinas. Pero buti na lang na nagiging malinaw at matingkad ang mahinahong katapangan ni VP Leni. At napakahalaga nito ngayon. Napakaimportante sa panahong sunud-sunod ang mga dagok na humahambalos sa mga Pilipino. Napakaimportante sa panahong sinasalanta ng Covid ang bansa. Napakaimportante sa harap sa panahon The post Ang mahinahong katapangan ni Leni Robredo appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Slain Filipino trans women remembered on Int’l Transgender Day  
    by rciriacruz on November 23, 2020 at 6:25 pm

    On International Transgender Day of Remembrance, Nov. 20, the Fil-Am community remembered these Filipino transgender women who have perished because of transphobia or hate violence: Jennifer Laude from Olongapo, Philippines, who died at 26 years old in the hands of a US soldier whom Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pardoned last September. Mary Jo Añonuevo, 55 The post Slain Filipino trans women remembered on Int’l Transgender Day   appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • U.S. readies first COVID-19 shots as another vaccine candidate emerges
    by rciriacruz on November 23, 2020 at 6:15 pm

    U.S. officials expect to begin inoculating Americans against the novel coronavirus by mid-December as another global drug company on Monday unveiled promising trial results on a vaccine candidate, providing hope as the pace of infections accelerated. The head of the U.S. campaign to rapidly deploy a vaccine that U.S. healthcare workers and other high-risk people The post U.S. readies first COVID-19 shots as another vaccine candidate emerges appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Cruise ship travel poses very high risk for coronavirus, warns CDC
    by rciriacruz on November 23, 2020 at 6:08 pm

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday it recommended that all people avoid cruise ship travel as the risk of COVID-19 on liners is very high. The CDC advised passengers who decide to go on a cruise should get tested 3-5 days after their trip and stay home for 7 The post Cruise ship travel poses very high risk for coronavirus, warns CDC appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • AFP says smart bombs, missiles from US to help PH wipe out terror
    by besguerra on November 23, 2020 at 4:24 pm

    MANILA, Philippines—The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Monday (Nov. 23) welcomed the US handover of $18 million worth of weapons systems which top AFP officials said would boost the Philippines’ campaign to wipe out terrorism. “We may have been successful in counter-terrorism operations—most notably in Marawi —with ordinary munitions fitted in our legacy The post AFP says smart bombs, missiles from US to help PH wipe out terror appeared first on Global News.

  • PH can secure up to 60 million doses from 3 pharma firms by next year—Galvez
    by aulanday on November 23, 2020 at 3:53 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines can get as much as 60 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines by next year should its negotiations with three pharmaceutical companies become successful, vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said. Galvez said the government is already in talks with AstraZeneca, Sinovac and Pfizer. “In case makuha natin ang tatlong ito, The post PH can secure up to 60 million doses from 3 pharma firms by next year—Galvez appeared first on Global News.

  • Top Trump aide tells PH: US ‘not leaving’ alliance whether next White House occupant is his...
    by racosta on November 23, 2020 at 11:46 am

    MANILA, Philippines—US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser raised the prospect of his boss remaining in office despite losing in the November elections as he sought to assure the Philippines and other Asian countries that there wouldn’t be any change in US alliances. US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, at a press briefing after visiting The post Top Trump aide tells PH: US ‘not leaving’ alliance whether next White House occupant is his boss or Biden appeared […]

  • Duterte welcomes Saudi Arabia’s Labor Reform Initiative
    by postie on November 23, 2020 at 9:23 am

    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte welcomed Saudi Arabia’s Labor Reform Initiative (LRI), which he said is a “significant step” in addressing the sponsorship system prevalent in the Middle East. Saudi’s LRI eases contractual restrictions of foreign workers and allows them to change jobs or leave the country without their employers’ permission. This mechanism will The post Duterte welcomes Saudi Arabia’s Labor Reform Initiative appeared first on Global News.

  • DOH and healthcare experts assess necessary innovation for resilience in Cisco Live series
    by kgabaldon on November 23, 2020 at 4:50 am

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect millions of people all over the world, one industry feels the heat more than any other: Healthcare. Despite the apparent slowdown of cases in the Philippines, the pandemic is still not defeated, and experts are weighing in on possible resurgence come Christmas season. Dr. Eric Tayag, Director IV The post DOH and healthcare experts assess necessary innovation for resilience in Cisco Live series appeared first on Global News.

  • US donates $18M worth of weapons system to PH to fight terrorism
    by postie on November 23, 2020 at 3:23 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The United States on Monday gave the Philippines $18 million worth of weapon systems, which Manila’s top diplomat said would be used against Islamist militants in Mindanao. Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. received the precision guided munitions or smart bombs from US National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien at a ceremonial turnover The post US donates $18M worth of weapons system to PH to fight terrorism appeared first on Global News.

  • TikTok Donates Php15M for Typhoon Victims in the Philippines
    by ilucas on November 23, 2020 at 2:20 am

    Over the course of two weeks, two devastating back to back typhoons hit the Philippines. On November 1st, Super Typhoon Rolly (Goni) the strongest typhoon ever recorded in recent history struck the southern region of the Philippines. An estimated two million Filipinos have been affected, many of whom lost their homes and livelihoods. Ten days The post TikTok Donates Php15M for Typhoon Victims in the Philippines appeared first on Global News.

  • Duterte asks Apec: Ensure universal access to vaccine
    by racosta on November 21, 2020 at 9:00 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte stressed the need for countries to ensure universal access to a COVID-19 vaccine and to keep trade free, open and fair in order to achieve comprehensive and inclusive economic recovery in the face of the pandemic. Duterte made the call on Friday when he spoke at the 27th Asia-Pacific The post Duterte asks Apec: Ensure universal access to vaccine appeared first on Global News.

  • DFA records 1 new COVID-19 infection among Filipinos abroad
    by blozada on November 21, 2020 at 10:06 am

    MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Foreign Affairs on Saturday reported one new COVID-19 infection among Filipinos living abroad. In an update posted on its official Twitter account, the DFA said that the lone individual who contracted the virus was from the Asia and the Pacific region. The one recorded infection is a steep decline from the The post DFA records 1 new COVID-19 infection among Filipinos abroad appeared first on Global News.

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