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  • PH to reveal plans to protect ecosystem in UN COP26
    by Joyce Ann L. Rocamora and Philippine News Agency on October 27, 2021 at 2:52 am

    MANILA – The Philippines is expected to “demonstrate its leadership” in the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference 26 (COP26) by calling for actions that would help achieve global goals. The COP26, which was supposed to be held in November last year, will be hosted by the United Kingdom in partnership with Italy from October 31

  • Mga amusement park, arcade bukas na sa Cavite
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 2:51 am

    MAYNILA - Nagbukas na ang amusement park sa Sky Ranch sa Tagaytay ngayong nasa ilalim ng Alert Level 3 ang Cavite.

  • Nobel Peace Prize ceremony to be held in person this year
    by Agence France-Presse on October 27, 2021 at 2:49 am

    Investigative journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia won the prestigious award earlier this month for their work promoting freedom of expression at a time when liberty of the press is increasingly under threat.

  • Philippines to start nationwide vaccination of minors on Nov 5
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 2:43 am

    The Philippines will begin the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination of minors aged 12 to 17 on November 5, the Department of Health said Wednesday.

  • Food sufficiency on right track as ‘bangus’ production grew 8.3%
    by Christine Cudis and Philippine News Agency on October 27, 2021 at 2:41 am

    MANILA – The Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) on Tuesday said the country’s food sufficiency efforts are on the right track, citing an 8.3 percent growth posted in the bangus (milkfish) production in the first half of 2021. “Sustainable fishery production ang basehan ng lahat ng programang ginagawa natin dito sa BFAR, kaya kung tataas ang produksyon

  • Higit 500 COVID cases naitala sa Lubang, Occidental Mindoro
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 2:38 am

    Higit 500 na ang aktibong kaso ng COVID-19 sa Lubang, Occidental Mindoro, ayon sa alkalde nito.

  • SC grants notarial commissions 3rd extension until June 2022
    by Benjamin Pulta and Philippine News Agency on October 27, 2021 at 2:31 am

    MANILA – The Supreme Court (SC) has extended until June next year all notarial commissions which would expire by the end of 2021. It was the third extension granted by the SC since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic last year. In a statement on Tuesday, the high court said that due to the continuing difficulties

  • Next PNP chief must continue drug war probe: DOJ
    by Benjamin Pulta and Philippine News Agency on October 27, 2021 at 2:21 am

    MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to go after law enforcers who violated procedures during anti-illegal drug operations will extend to whoever will be at helm of the Philippine National Police (PNP). Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Tuesday he expects the successor of PNP chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, will strictly comply with the

  • Comelec logs low voter turnout in poll simulation activity
    by Ferdinand Patinio and Philippine News Agency on October 27, 2021 at 2:15 am

    MANILA – Only around 11 percent of the over 4,000 test voters have participated in the voting simulation activity conducted by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in San Juan City over the weekend. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez admitted that it was a low turnout as they are expecting the test voters to actively participate in the

  • Southeast Asian nations tout green power links ahead of COP26
    by dlejano on October 27, 2021 at 2:12 am

    SINGAPORE — Southeast Asian nations are speeding up their plans to transmit renewable energy through a proposed regional power grid, with first trials set for 2022, as the area strives to meet climate change targets, government and company officials said. Some members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) are also exploring carbon capture The post Southeast Asian nations tout green power links ahead of COP26 appeared first on Global News.

  • Magpaparehistro para sa Halalan 2022, magdamag pumila sa tapat ng mall sa Caloocan
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 2:03 am

    Sa Sangandaan, Caloocan, mahigit 200 indibidwal ang nagpalipas ng gabi sa tapat ng isang mall para lang mauna sa voter registration.

  • 'More Fun With You': More tourist destinations to allow fully vaccinated travelers
    by Gillan Ropero, ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 2:02 am

    The Department of Tourism is "in talks" with different Asian countries in easing travel restrictions as more tourist destinations reopen due to wide vaccine coverage, its chief said Wednesday.

  • 60 pct of plastic waste on Pag-asa Island shores came from nearby countries: expert
    by Jervis Manahan, ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 1:36 am

    Sixty percent of plastic garbage found on the shores of Pag-asa Island is not from the local community, a UP Marine Science Institute study showed.

  • Climate Change Commission and Nestlé PH to discover sustainability-focused solutions
    by bdiaz on October 27, 2021 at 1:19 am

    Around the world, the impacts of climate change are already being felt across all sectors. It is evident in the occurrence of more frequent and severe weather events, the rise of sea levels, and the continuous increase in global temperatures, among many others that in turn, threaten many crucial aspects of our lives including food The post Climate Change Commission and Nestlé PH to discover sustainability-focused solutions appeared first on Global News.

  • P5K gov't subsidy to drivers big help, but not enough - Transport group
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 1:14 am

    A transport group on Wednesday said the P5,000 planned government subsidy is going to be a big help for drivers but will not be enough.

  • Mga ilegal na fish cage sa Manila Bay sa Cavite, pagbabaklasin simula Nov. 4
    by Anjo Bagaoisan, ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 1:08 am

    Magsisimula sa Huwebes, Nobyembre 4 ang paggiba sa mga ilegal na fish pen at stationary lift nets o saprahan sa parte ng Manila Bay sa Cavite City.

  • Comelec spox disagrees with Robredo: Vote-buying is an election offense
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 1:03 am

    Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez appeared to take a swipe at Vice President Leni Robredo when he said that vote-buying is an election offense Tuesday.

  • Punuan na: Mga drayber pabor sa 100 pct capacity sa transportasyon
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 12:58 am

    Pabor ang mga drayber sa panukala na palawigin sa 100 porsiyento o punuan ang kapasidad ng mga pampublikong sasakyan, ayon sa Pasang Masda.

  • Intramuros, tourism sites sa Maynila bukas na
    by Jekki Pascual, ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 12:33 am

    Bukas na ang Rizal Park at Paco Park para sa mga bakunado man o hindi, basta sumunod lang sa mga health protocol.

  • DSWD: Agency received 331 reports of child online sex abuse from 2019 to 2021
    by Arra Perez, ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 11:46 pm

    According to the DSWD, 138 cases were reported to them in 2019, 129 in 2020 and 64 this year until September.

  • Mahigit P20-milyong halaga ng marijuana sinira sa 3 taniman sa Cebu
    by Anjo Bagaoisan, ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 11:29 pm

    Pinagbubunot ang 11,500 marijuana plants sa lupaing may lawak na 800 square meters sa Sitio Quo, Barangay Gaas sa Balamban.

  • Ilang lugar sa Davao City muling binaha dahil sa malakas na ulan
    by ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    Miyerkoles ng madaling araw, ayon sa mga rescuer, humuhupa na ang tubig sa mga ilog at ang tubig baha.

  • Dave Chappelle addresses Netflix transgender controversy for first time
    by mvillegas on October 26, 2021 at 6:23 pm

    Editor’s note: Attention to strong language in paragraph 4 that could offend some readers Comedian Dave Chappelle on Monday addressed the transgender controversy at Netflix in full for the first time on a video on his Instagram account, five days after about 100 people protested near the streaming company’s headquarters. The employee backlash began after The post Dave Chappelle addresses Netflix transgender controversy for first time appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • ‘Squid Game’ giant doll draws fans at Seoul park
    by mvillegas on October 26, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    An imitation of a giant doll featuring in South Korean survival drama ‘Squid Game’ was launched this week at a Seoul park, giving fans and curious onlookers a chance to experience a bit of what it feels like being on Netflix’s mega hit show. Younghee, a four-metre-tall doll dressed in orange and yellow, was set The post ‘Squid Game’ giant doll draws fans at Seoul park appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Lockheed drops 11% hammered by supply chain woes
    by mvillegas on October 26, 2021 at 6:21 pm

    Lockheed Martin Corp dramatically lowered its sales expectations for this year and next on Tuesday, saying the COVID-19 pandemic has severely hobbled the top U.S. defense contractor’s supply chain, sending its shares down more than 11%. The pandemic has crippled many companies’ ability to send and receive the parts and supplies they need to produce The post Lockheed drops 11% hammered by supply chain woes appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Tornado watch vs tornado warning – what’s the difference?
    by Lili Zecevic on October 26, 2021 at 4:28 pm

    If you live in a place where tornados are prevalent, you should know tornado watch vs. tornado warning, what is the difference means. Those who live in tornado alley are fully aware. Tornado watch vs warning, which is which? With severe weather season going on, we should all know the differences between watching and warning. The post Tornado watch vs tornado warning – what’s the difference? appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • When are the best times to post on TikTok?
    by darasa on October 26, 2021 at 4:27 pm

    The biggest TikTok content creators know the best times to post on TikTok. Contrary to popular belief, making a viral TikTok isn’t that easy. While it only takes a few seconds, the planning behind it takes much longer. Though it may not seem that way because of the silly and funny content, you’ll find it The post When are the best times to post on TikTok? appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Good Christmas gifts for your loved ones
    by Lili Zecevic on October 26, 2021 at 4:26 pm

    It’s that time of the year again. The season for giving and spending time with loved ones is upon us, but often we find ourselves at a loss as to what to get them! Fear not because this blog post has you covered. We’ve compiled 12 good Christmas gifts that will make your loved one The post Good Christmas gifts for your loved ones appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • The right brain vs left brain argument – fully explained
    by darasa on October 26, 2021 at 4:25 pm

    People have been arguing about one thing for years: right brain vs left brain! You probably heard of how each side of the brain says many things about you. The common assumption was that it determines your personality and your best skills. However, experts have debunked this idea time and time again, and it’s time The post The right brain vs left brain argument – fully explained appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Tesla hits $1 trillion on Hertz deal
    by mvillegas on October 26, 2021 at 4:24 pm

    For the first time, Tesla hit the $1 trillion record mark as its market cap. Thanks to an increasing share price after Monday news, Hertz would buy several billion dollars worth of Tesla cars. Tesla’s market worth stepped up drastically due to Hertz’s bulk orders. At the same time, they were boosting the Australian and The post Tesla hits $1 trillion on Hertz deal appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Biden to lift restrictions and impose new international travel vaccine rules
    by mvillegas on October 26, 2021 at 3:15 pm

    U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order imposing new vaccine requirements for most foreign national air travelers and lifting severe travel restrictions on China, India and much of Europe effective Nov. 8, the White House said. The extraordinary U.S. travel restrictions were first imposed in early 2020 to address the spread of COVID-19. The post Biden to lift restrictions and impose new international travel vaccine rules appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Facebook knew about abusive content globally but failed to police them
    by mvillegas on October 26, 2021 at 3:15 pm

    Facebook employees have warned for years that as the company raced to become a global service it was failing to police abusive content in countries where such speech was likely to cause the most harm, according to interviews with five former employees and internal company documents viewed by Reuters. For over a decade, Facebook has The post Facebook knew about abusive content globally but failed to police them appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • New York City police union files lawsuit against vaccine mandate
    by mvillegas on October 26, 2021 at 3:14 pm

    New York City’s police union filed a lawsuit on Monday against a vaccine mandate for municipal workers ordered last week by Mayor Bill de Blasio. The mayor on Wednesday ordered all city employees to show proof of inoculation against COVID-19 or be placed on unpaid leave, drawing the union’s ire. The Police Benevolent Association of The post New York City police union files lawsuit against vaccine mandate appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Fil-Am fest in So. California fails, organizers file for bankruptcy
    by rciriacruz on October 26, 2021 at 2:07 pm

    A festival of Filipino food, music and culture was supposed to take place on the weekend of Oct. 16-17 in San Pedro, California, but dismayed festival goers found only an empty parking lot. The company behind the promised event, The Thankful Group LLC,  filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Oct. 11. According to the filing, The post Fil-Am fest in So. California fails, organizers file for bankruptcy appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Apple threatened Facebook over ads trafficking Filipina domestic workers in Mideast
    by rciriacruz on October 26, 2021 at 2:04 pm

    Apple once threatened to banish Facebook and Instagram from its app store over concerns about the platform being used as a tool to traffic Filipina domestic workers in the Middle East. Documents sent to the Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Congress by a Facebook whistleblower show that after Apple’s warning two years ago, Facebook vowed The post Apple threatened Facebook over ads trafficking Filipina domestic workers in Mideast appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • South San Francisco opens Alice Peña Bulos Community Center
    by rciriacruz on October 26, 2021 at 2:02 pm

    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO – Four generations of community advocates on Oct. 23 renewed ties in the name of their departed role model when this city officially opened the Alice Peña Bulos Community Center on Galway Drive off the main road Westborough Boulevard. The center’s dedication honored the beloved Filipino American leader three days from her The post South San Francisco opens Alice Peña Bulos Community Center appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Flu shots may aid Covid patients who need surgery
    by rciriacruz on October 26, 2021 at 2:01 pm

    The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that have yet to be certified by peer review. Flu-vaccinated COVID-19 patients have easier surgeries COVID-19 patients who require surgery appear to face fewer complications if they have previously been vaccinated against The post Flu shots may aid Covid patients who need surgery appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Sa panahon ng ligalig at pag asa
    by rciriacruz on October 26, 2021 at 1:59 pm

    Umasa tayong patapos na o tapos na anhttps://usa.inquirer.net/wp-admin/profile.phpg krisis ng Covid pag dating ng susunod na Pasko. Pero walang katiyakan dito. Hindi na nga raw krisis ang dapat itawag dito, kung hindi isang panahon, isang era. Maraming nagbago at nagbabago. At marami dito ay hindi na babalik sa dati. May kanya kanya tayong kuwento. May The post Sa panahon ng ligalig at pag asa appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Duterte renews call to keep peace in South China Sea
    by postie on October 26, 2021 at 1:46 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has renewed his call to retain unity in pursuing peace and stability in the disputed South China Sea. Speaking during the 38th and 39th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit on Tuesday, Duterte said prosperity should be promoted in the area pursuant to the United Nations Convention on The post Duterte renews call to keep peace in South China Sea appeared first on Global News.

  • Duterte calls on ASEAN leaders to stand with Myanmar amid crisis
    by postie on October 26, 2021 at 1:18 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday called on fellow leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to stand with Myanmar amid growing tensions in Southeast Asia’s northernmost country. In a speech during the 38th and 39th Asean Summits and related summits, Duterte urged all sides in Myanmar “to engage in constructive The post Duterte calls on ASEAN leaders to stand with Myanmar amid crisis appeared first on Global News.

  • DENR tightens crowd control on Manila Bay’s dolomite beach
    by Catherine Teves and Philippine News Agency on October 26, 2021 at 10:38 am

    MANILA – Additional crowd control measures are in place for Manila Bay’s dolomite beach to better prevent possible spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) while enabling the conduct of maintenance and other works. The beach has been attracting throngs of people since it reopened this month, raising concern the crowd may facilitate Covid-19’s spread due to lack

  • Gov’t eyes to inoculate 90% of teachers, students by end November
    by Lade Jean Kabagani and Philippine News Agency on October 26, 2021 at 10:32 am

    MANILA – The government targets to complete the vaccination of at least 90 percent of teachers, students, and other education personnel against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) by the end of November. Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., chief of the National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19, said this is part of the government’s preparation to ensure a

  • Priority groups may start getting booster shots by November
    by Lade Jean Kabagani and Philippine News Agency on October 26, 2021 at 10:29 am

    MANILA – The National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 is eyeing a November start for the administration of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine booster shots to priority sectors. The Department of Health (DOH) has approved the provision of booster shots to fully vaccinated health care workers (A1), who were the first to receive the jabs in

  • Japan’s Princess Mako marries boyfriend, loses royal status
    by Anadolu and Philippine News Agency on October 26, 2021 at 10:12 am

    ISTANBUL – Princess Mako of Japan’s imperial family married her “commoner” boyfriend on Tuesday, thus losing her royal status. Mako married her university sweetheart Kei Komuro, also 30, and Japan’s Imperial Household Agency submitted the legal paperwork in capital Tokyo to register their marriage, Kyodo News reported. Niece of Emperor Naruhito, Princess Mako now became Mako

  • House leader calls for local production of Covid-19 vaccines
    by Filane Mikee Cervantes and Philippine News Agency on October 26, 2021 at 10:02 am

    MANILA – A leader of the House of Representatives on Tuesday said local production of Covid-19 jabs and other vaccines for livestock is crucial not only to ensure a steady vaccine supply during a health crisis, but also to ensure the country’s economic security. Deputy Speaker Len Alonte urged the Fiscal Incentives Review Board, the Department

  • Registration continues for USPAACC’s 2021 CelebrASIAN Business Development Conference
    by mtan on October 26, 2021 at 9:00 am

    NEW YORK— Time is running out to register for this year’s CelebrASIAN Business Development Conference, presented by The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC). The virtual event will be held November 8-10 and offer a series of panels, roundtable discussions, and meet-and-greet networking sessions that bridge industry leaders with Pan Asian The post Registration continues for USPAACC’s 2021 CelebrASIAN Business Development Conference appeared first on […]

  • US CDC extends conditional sailing order for cruises to January next year
    by dlejano on October 26, 2021 at 4:31 am

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday extended the conditional sailing order for cruises to Jan. 15 next year from Nov. 1 on concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant. The order, issued last October, mandated testing and some additional safeguards for crew members as part of a framework The post US CDC extends conditional sailing order for cruises to January next year appeared first on Global News.

  • Biden to join Asean summit Trump skipped after 2017
    by dlejano on October 26, 2021 at 4:27 am

    WASHINGTON/BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — U.S. President Joe Biden will take part in a virtual summit with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) on Tuesday, the first time in four years Washington will engage at the top level with a bloc it sees as key to its strategy of pushing back against China. The U.S. The post Biden to join Asean summit Trump skipped after 2017 appeared first on Global News.

  • Robinsons Land Corporation donates vaccines and essentials to Lapu-Lapu City
    by bdiaz on October 26, 2021 at 3:04 am

    In solidarity with the government’s vaccination initiatives, Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC), through its hospitality arm Robinsons Hotels and Resorts, donated COVID-19 vaccines and essentials to Lapu-Lapu City for the benefit of the LGU’s frontliners. A total of 1,000 doses of Aztrazeneca vaccines, thousands of facemasks and medical gloves, and hundreds of other essentials such as The post Robinsons Land Corporation donates vaccines and essentials to Lapu-Lapu City appeared first on […]

  • Southeast Asian leaders hold summit, excluding Myanmar coup leader
    by dlejano on October 26, 2021 at 2:43 am

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Southeast Asian leaders begin their annual summit on Tuesday without Myanmar military leader Min Aung Hlaing, who overthrew a civilian government on Feb. 1, in a rare exclusion for the regional grouping usually known for non-interference. U.S. President Joe Biden will attend a joint session by video link, but it was The post Southeast Asian leaders hold summit, excluding Myanmar coup leader appeared first on Global News.

  • Tesla, PayPal boost Nasdaq and S&P 500 ahead of Big Tech earnings
    by mvillegas on October 25, 2021 at 6:59 pm

    U.S. stock indexes edged higher in choppy trade on Monday, led by gains in Tesla and PayPal shares, while investors geared up for earnings reports from heavyweight technology companies this week that could provide direction to the markets. Tesla Inc rose 4.5% to a record high after car rental firm Hertz placed an order for The post Tesla, PayPal boost Nasdaq and S&P 500 ahead of Big Tech earnings appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Digital gaming platform FaZe Clan to go public in $1 billion SPAC deal
    by mvillegas on October 25, 2021 at 6:58 pm

    Online content and gaming platform FaZe Clan Inc said on Monday it would go public through a merger with a blank-check firm in a deal that values the combined company at about $1 billion. Offerings from FaZe Clan, which was launched in 2010, include online gaming, esports, sports merchandise and digital content that targets millennial The post Digital gaming platform FaZe Clan to go public in $1 billion SPAC deal appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Fil-Am doctor receives California Medical Association’s most prestigious award
    by rciriacruz on October 25, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    Family physician Recto “Rick” F. DeLeon, M.D., of Modesto, California, received the California Medical Association’s (CMA) most prestigious award, the Frederick K.M. Plessner Memorial Award. The award, which honors the California physician who best exemplifies the ethics and practice of a rural country practitioner, was announced Oct. 23 at CMA’s virtual House of Delegates. Dr. The post Fil-Am doctor receives California Medical Association’s most prestigious award appeared first on […]

  • Covid-19 vaccines not linked to pregnancy loss
    by rciriacruz on October 25, 2021 at 5:45 pm

    The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that have yet to be certified by peer review. COVID-19 vaccines not linked to pregnancy loss Two studies in major medical journals add to evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are safe before and The post Covid-19 vaccines not linked to pregnancy loss appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Filipino center in Maui to host free vaccine and test clinics
    by rciriacruz on October 25, 2021 at 5:39 pm

    MAUI, Hawaii – Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center is hosting two clinics offering free vaccines and Covid-19 testing next week.  Both clinics will be held at the Center, 780 Oneheʻe Ave. in Kahului, across from Maui Waena Intermediate School. The first clinic, Bakuna at Binhi at Ani, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 26 The post Filipino center in Maui to host free vaccine and test clinics appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Facebook knew but failed to police abusive content globally – documents
    by rciriacruz on October 25, 2021 at 5:34 pm

    Facebook employees have warned for years that as the company raced to become a global service it was failing to police abusive content in countries where such speech was likely to cause the most harm, according to interviews with five former employees and internal company documents viewed by Reuters. For over a decade, Facebook has The post Facebook knew but failed to police abusive content globally – documents appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Larry Itliong had principles, Colin Powell had medals
    by rciriacruz on October 25, 2021 at 5:25 pm

    Gen. Colin Powell died last week. And some things I’ve said about him should be clarified. But first, since this is Filipino American History Month,  let me honor an Asian American Filipino of note Larry Itliong. October 25 is Itliong’s  birthday, and an official “day” in California. Not a holiday, you still have to work The post Larry Itliong had principles, Colin Powell had medals appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • How to cure a hangover
    by Lili Zecevic on October 25, 2021 at 5:02 pm

    Today, we are going to teach you how to cure a hangover. One of the main reasons why this is important is, so you are aware of the side effects of drinking. To all the party animals, heavy drinkers, college students, and drinkers looking for a good time, knowing how to ease your hangover is The post How to cure a hangover appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • NBA’s 75 greatest players list – let’s discuss who is best
    by mvillegas on October 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    With the NBA’s 75th anniversary celebration this 2021-2022 season, the league unveils the list of NBA’s 75 greatest players in the history of the NBA. While 25 years have passed since the reveal of NBA top 50 players, it signaled the lengthy celebration of the NBA’s 50th anniversary back in 1996. A blue-ribbon committee of The post NBA’s 75 greatest players list – let’s discuss who is best appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Best mechanical keyboards to buy for work and gaming
    by Lili Zecevic on October 25, 2021 at 4:57 pm

    The best mechanical keyboard is one that is designed for typing, rather than anything else. These keyboards emphasize productivity, tactility, and feel. Rather than being flashy or fancy, mechanical keyboards are made to withstand day-to-day keypresses and general typing use. Interestingly enough, they can also boost your gaming. Mechanical keyboards come with different key switches The post Best mechanical keyboards to buy for work and gaming appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • What is a bitcoin ETF?
    by darasa on October 25, 2021 at 4:56 pm

    The first-ever bitcoin ETF came out on October 19, 2021, and it broke ground in its first two days! It built up $1 billion in assets within such a short time, making it the second-highest exchange fund ever. This exchange-traded fund is making waves in the cryptocurrency community as it could significantly boost adoption around The post What is a bitcoin ETF? appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • The best ETFs from the most promising economic sectors
    by darasa on October 25, 2021 at 4:55 pm

    If you need to diversify your portfolio with just one asset, check out the best ETFs for 2021! Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) hold various assets in one, so you don’t have to search and pick them individually. Usually, these funds stick to a theme. For example, an ETF can focus only on bonds, stocks, or other The post The best ETFs from the most promising economic sectors appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Carmelo Anthony leads Lakers win over Grizzlies
    by mvillegas on October 25, 2021 at 3:57 pm

    Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points off the bench to help lift the Los Angeles Lakers to a win against the visiting Memphis Grizzlies Sunday night at the Staples Center. Anthony Davis had 22 points, eight rebounds and four blocks, LeBron James finished with 19 points, six rebounds and six assists, and Russell Westbrook had 13 The post Carmelo Anthony leads Lakers win over Grizzlies appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Fauci says vaccines for 5-11 year old kids likely available in November
    by mvillegas on October 25, 2021 at 3:56 pm

    Vaccines for kids between the ages of 5 and 11 will likely be available in the first half of November, top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said on Sunday, predicting a timetable that could see many kids getting fully vaccinated before the end of the year. “If all goes well, and we get the The post Fauci says vaccines for 5-11 year old kids likely available in November appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Mudslide and flash flood threats as storm drenches California
    by mvillegas on October 25, 2021 at 3:56 pm

    A powerful storm drenched wildfire-scarred Northern California on Sunday, triggering mudslides and flooding, while heavy winds toppled utility poles and downed trees in what meteorologists called a “bomb cyclone.” Up to 10 inches (25 cm) of rain were expected to wash over the West Coast, said meteorologist Marc Chenard of the Weather Prediction Center at The post Mudslide and flash flood threats as storm drenches California appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • James Michael Tyler actor who played ‘Gunther’ on ‘Friends’ dies
    by mvillegas on October 25, 2021 at 3:55 pm

    James Michael Tyler, an actor beloved for his portrayal of Gunther on “Friends,” died of prostate cancer on Sunday morning, his manager confirmed to Variety. He was 59. Tyler died peacefully in his Los Angeles home. The actor was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer in September 2018. Tyler shared his story earlier this year, becoming The post James Michael Tyler actor who played ‘Gunther’ on ‘Friends’ dies appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • PH, Brunei armies OK amended defense deal terms
    by tbergonia on October 25, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    MANILA, Philippines—The armies of the Philippines and Brunei on Monday (Oct 25) signed amended terms of reference for a memorandum of understanding on defense cooperation. Army chief Lt. Gen. Andres Centino, and the commander of Royal Brunei Land Forces, Brig. Gen. Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan held the signing ceremony online, the Philippine Army The post PH, Brunei armies OK amended defense deal terms appeared first on Global News.

  • Duterte to attend 38th and 39th Asean virtual summit from Oct. 26 to 28
    by postie on October 25, 2021 at 1:16 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte will join the 38th and 39th summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) via video conference from October 26 to 28, Malacañang said Monday. “President Duterte will exchange views with his counterparts on the region’s COVID-19 response and recovery efforts, Asean Community Building initiatives and regional and The post Duterte to attend 38th and 39th Asean virtual summit from Oct. 26 to 28 appeared first on Global News.

  • US turns over to AFP P2M in ICU beds, PPE sets
    by tbergonia on October 25, 2021 at 12:19 pm

    MANILA, Philippines—The United States on Monday (Oct. 25) turned over P2 million worth of medical supplies to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), among them 30 of 600 intensive care unit beds that would cost P1.3 billion in all. David Gamble, US Embassy acting deputy chief of mission, turned over the ICU beds and The post US turns over to AFP P2M in ICU beds, PPE sets appeared first on Global News.

  • Legarda emphasizes role of ICC/IPs in nation building this IP month
    by vcatibog on October 25, 2021 at 11:00 am

    In celebration of the Indigenous Peoples’ month this October, three-term Senator and Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda stressed the important role of Indigenous Cultural Communities/ Indigenous Peoples (ICC/IPs) in nation building and as partners in the conservation of our protected areas.  “As we celebrate this year’s Indigenous Peoples’ month, may we be reminded of the overwhelming The post Legarda emphasizes role of ICC/IPs in nation building this IP month appeared first on Global News.

  • Myanmar says it’s committed to Asean peace plan, despite general’s snub
    by dlejano on October 24, 2021 at 9:21 am

    Myanmar’s military rulers pledged on Sunday to cooperate “as much as possible” with a peace plan agreed with Asean, despite a stern rebuke of the regional bloc for excluding the country’s top commander from a summit this week. In an announcement in state media on Sunday, the junta said it upholds the principal of peaceful The post Myanmar says it’s committed to Asean peace plan, despite general’s snub appeared first on Global News.

  • China strengthens land border protection with new law
    by dlejano on October 24, 2021 at 9:03 am

    BEIJING — China passed a law on Saturday to strengthen border protection amid a protracted standoff with India, worries about spillover effects from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan and the spread of COVID-19 from Southeast Asia. The Land Borders Law will not necessarily change how border security is handled when the measure takes effect on Jan. 1, but The post China strengthens land border protection with new law appeared first on Global News.

  • EU assists Itogon civil society orgs, barangay execs to lessen vulnerability to disasters
    by postie on October 24, 2021 at 5:34 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The European Union (EU) has assisted civil society groups and barangay officials in Itogon, Benguet to lessen their vulnerability to risks and disasters. “It is better to be prepared and pro-active rather than being reactive,” EU Ambassador Luc Véron said in a statement on Sunday. “It is our goal to assist civil The post EU assists Itogon civil society orgs, barangay execs to lessen vulnerability to disasters appeared first on Global News.

  • Desperate for employees, US businesses struggle to hire
    on October 24, 2021 at 1:22 am

    More than 10 million jobs were unfilled as of the end of August, according to government data. The labor force participation rate, which measures the US economy's active workforce, was 61.6 percent in September, compared to 63.3 percent before the pandemic.

  • Under Israel's blockade, Gaza's fishermen struggle for a catch
    on October 24, 2021 at 1:22 am

    "The further we go, the more we pay for fuel without guarantees about the catch," Nahal says, leading a line of five boats, the air heavy with the stench of diesel and sardines.

  • Missing Fil-Am’s husband allegedly hired sorcerers to put a hex on her
    by rciriacruz on October 22, 2021 at 3:32 pm

    Prosecutors allege that the husband of Maya Millete, who has been missing for 9 months, asked spell casters or sorcerers to put a hex on her so she would fall in love with him again, or even to “break her bones” to make her dependent on him so they would stay together. Larry Millete, who The post Missing Fil-Am’s husband allegedly hired sorcerers to put a hex on her appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Facine 28 film fest to ‘bring the sexy back’ to Filipino cinema
    by rciriacruz on October 22, 2021 at 3:31 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO – Lawrence Fajardo’s “Nerisa,” the tale of a mysterious woman who surfaces in an island will open the 28thannual FACINE Filipino international cine festival and competition. Closing it will be Joel Lamangan’s “Lockdown,” about a returning OFW who is displaced by the pandemic and forced to work as an online male sex worker. The post Facine 28 film fest to ‘bring the sexy back’ to Filipino cinema appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine shows 90.7% efficacy in trial in children
    by rciriacruz on October 22, 2021 at 3:30 pm

    NEW YORK -The Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine showed 90.7% efficacy against the coronavirus in a clinical trial of children 5 to 11 years old, the U.S. drugmaker said on Friday. Sixteen children in the trial who had received a placebo got COVID-19, compared with 3 who were vaccinated, Pfizer said in briefing documents submitted to the The post Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine shows 90.7% efficacy in trial in children appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Repeal the Rescission Act of 1946 – repay a debt of gratitude to WWII Filipino veterans
    by rciriacruz on October 22, 2021 at 3:28 pm

    There is no statute of limitation on honoring America’s veterans – those who served in America’s armed forces, in peace and war — and the debt of gratitude for us to repay. The war in the Pacific ended on Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese Imperial Government signed the unconditional surrender declaration. What preceded this The post Repeal the Rescission Act of 1946 – repay a debt of gratitude to WWII Filipino veterans appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Remedies for workers injured by employer negligence
    by rciriacruz on October 22, 2021 at 3:27 pm

    Selena Scola and several other workers worked at Facebook, Inc. as content moderators (hired from outside companies and classified as independent contractors). These content moderators are tasked everyday with reviewing and removing over ten million videos and images posted by Facebook users that violate Facebook’s terms of use. Moderators claim that every day they are The post Remedies for workers injured by employer negligence appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Ethereum (ETH) is at an all time high – is it better than Cardano?
    by mvillegas on October 22, 2021 at 3:25 pm

    Ethereum is on the rise. It might even be ready to jump in the upscale trend. As Ethereum hits an all-time high after going through critical levels. For the first time in nearly two months, Ethereum is now back on track. Its price is now at $4154 with a surge of 4%. While Ethereum reached The post Ethereum (ETH) is at an all time high – is it better than Cardano? appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • How accurate are at-home COVID tests? Are they worth it?
    by darasa on October 22, 2021 at 3:24 pm

    You should consider a few things before buying your first at-home COVID test kit. The novel coronavirus has been a public health problem for far too long, and it’s no surprise that more people want to keep themselves safe from it. More importantly, they want to find a way to resume their normal activities immediately. The post How accurate are at-home COVID tests? Are they worth it? appeared first on INQUIRER.net USA.

  • Norway envoy visits PH military chief
    by tbergonia on October 22, 2021 at 1:15 pm

    MANILA, Philippines—Norwegian ambassador Bjørn Staurset Jahnsen paid a courtesy call on Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Jose Faustino Jr. this week. The meeting at the AFP general headquarters at Camp Aguinaldo was part of efforts to strengthen the long-standing relationship between the Philippines and the Kingdom of Norway, the AFP said. Norway The post Norway envoy visits PH military chief appeared first on Global News.

  • After PH protest, China insists activities ‘legitimate and reasonable’
    by postie on October 22, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — After the Philippines protested China’s recent “provocative actions” in the disputed South China Sea, Beijing insisted its activities in the area were “legitimate and reasonable.” “China’s position on the South China Sea issue is consistent and clear-cut,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said in a press briefing on Oct. 21. “It The post After PH protest, China insists activities ‘legitimate and reasonable’ appeared first on Global […]

  • Lorenzana meets with Malaysian counterpart
    by tbergonia on October 22, 2021 at 9:18 am

    MANILA, Philippines—Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana recently met Malaysian Senior Defense Minister Dato Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein and exchanged views on current developments in the region. The two leaders discussed ASEAN centrality, new partnerships, nuclear proliferation, and possible spillover of chaos in Afghanistan and the fight against COVID during a video conference last Oct. 18, the The post Lorenzana meets with Malaysian counterpart appeared first on Global News.

  • 76th PICPA National Convention
    by bdiaz on October 22, 2021 at 6:26 am

    The Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), the national accredited professional organization for accountancy in the country, will be holding its 76th Annual National Convention (ANC) with the theme, “TRANSFORM: Embracing Possibilities. Realizing Potentials.” This event that will be held virtually from November 24 to 27, 2021 via a specially developed platform with microsites The post 76th PICPA National Convention appeared first on Global News.

  • When Bongbong met Xilian: Strengthening and deepening ties with China
    by clopez on October 21, 2021 at 9:36 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — There was no talk of his 2022 presidential bid when Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. met with Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian on Wednesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Chinese Embassy in Makati City, said lawyer Victor Rodriguez. “It was just that—a ribbon-cutting,” Marcos’ chief of staff said in a The post When Bongbong met Xilian: Strengthening and deepening ties with China appeared first on Global News.

  • Experts declare ‘code red’ for public health ahead of UN climate talks
    by clopez on October 21, 2021 at 9:34 pm

    Humanity is at a “crucial turning point” to address the climate crisis and prevent millions of unnecessary deaths due to its health-related impacts, a top medical journal warned on Wednesday. Over 120 leading climate scientists, doctors, and health professionals from top academic institutions and UN agencies issued a “code red” for public health in a The post Experts declare ‘code red’ for public health ahead of UN climate talks appeared first on Global News.

  • Duterte welcomes 8 new envoys
    by clopez on October 21, 2021 at 9:32 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday welcomed eight new ambassadors to the Philippines, saying he hoped to forge stronger cooperation with their countries on COVID-19 response, trade and investment, defense and security, and climate change. Those who presented their credentials were Ambassadors Sultan Al Zafir Al Qahtani of Saudi Arabia, Michel Parys of The post Duterte welcomes 8 new envoys appeared first on Global News.

  • Army eyes more defense cooperation with Vietnam
    by clopez on October 21, 2021 at 9:30 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Army is eyeing more security cooperation, particularly in humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) activities, with the Vietnamese People’s Army (VPA). Army chief Lt. Gen. Andres Centino met on Monday with Vietnamese defense attaché Senior Col. Nguyen Van Son at Fort Bonifacio to discuss cooperative activities as part of the The post Army eyes more defense cooperation with Vietnam appeared first on Global News.

  • France joins PH-US exercises for the first time
    by tbergonia on October 21, 2021 at 9:56 am

    MANILA, Philippines—The French navy for the first time joined Philippine-US maritime exercises recently, which could mark France’s efforts to expand contribution to regional security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. France took part in the maritime training activity Sama-Sama (Filipino for together) as an observer, along with Japan, which was joining for the second time. The post France joins PH-US exercises for the first time appeared first on Global News.

  • 153 protests filed vs China actions in PH waters in 2021 — DFA
    by postie on October 21, 2021 at 9:25 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has so far lodged 153 diplomatic notes against Chinese actions in the country’s waters this year. The 153 notes verbale filed this year are part of the 211 total protests lodged by the Philippines against China since President Rodrigo Duterte took office in 2016, Assistant Secretary The post 153 protests filed vs China actions in PH waters in 2021 — DFA appeared first on Global News.

  • EU envoy sets visit to Cordillera in outreach effort
    by jcristobal on October 21, 2021 at 7:43 am

    MANILA, Philippines—European Union (EU) ambassador Luc Véron will visit the Cordillera region this week to oversee EU development projects as part of a series of outreach activities to see realities on the ground. Part of his tour from Oct. 20 to 22 will include courtesy visits to Baguio City Mayor and contact tracing czar Benjamin The post EU envoy sets visit to Cordillera in outreach effort appeared first on Global News.

  • DOLE inks agreement with UK to protect rights of Filipino health workers
    by postie on October 20, 2021 at 2:51 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) of the Philippines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United Kingdom (UK) to further protect the rights of migrant Filipino health workers. According to Labor Sec. Silvestre Bello III, the agreement will further enhance the protection mechanisms for Filipino healthcare professionals in The post DOLE inks agreement with UK to protect rights of Filipino health workers appeared first on Global News.

  • PH to host key meet for Pacific navies
    by tbergonia on October 20, 2021 at 12:11 pm

    MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Navy is set to host the biennial meeting of navies bordering the Pacific region next week. The 17th Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) will be held on October 26 to 27 online due to the pandemic. This year’s theme is “Effective Ocean Governance for Regional Partnership and Stability,” the Navy said in a statement The post PH to host key meet for Pacific navies appeared first on Global News.

  • PH protests over 200 ‘unlawful’ radio challenges, ‘provocative acts’ by Chinese ships
    by postie on October 20, 2021 at 11:59 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has lodged a protest over the “unlawful” issuance of over 200 radio challenges and other “provocative acts” by Chinese government ships against Philippine authorities conducting patrols over and around Manila’s territory and maritime zones. In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) asserted that Philippine authorities were conducting “legitimate, The post PH protests over 200 ‘unlawful’ radio challenges, ‘provocative […]

  • Duterte accepts credentials of 8 new envoys
    by postie on October 20, 2021 at 11:02 am

    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte accepted the credentials of eight new resident ambassadors on Wednesday. Duterte welcomed the resident ambassadors and plenipotentiary-designate to the Philippines at Malacañang Palace. The eight envoys who presented their credentials are  Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Hisham Sultan Al Zafir Al Qahtani, Kingdom of Belgium’s Michel Parys, United Kingdom of The post Duterte accepts credentials of 8 new envoys appeared first on Global News.

  • Indian gangster nabbed in Philippines, extradition to India soon
    by dlejano on October 20, 2021 at 10:06 am

    MUMBAI — Dreaded absconding gangster Suresh Pujari, who was active in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region areas, has been nabbed in the Philippines, official sources said here on Tuesday. He was taken into custody at least four days ago by the Paranaque local police’s Fugitive Search Unit in southern Manila metropolitan region. The Philippines authorities have The post Indian gangster nabbed in Philippines, extradition to India soon appeared first on Global News.

  • US gives medical supplies to Palawan
    by tbergonia on October 20, 2021 at 9:50 am

    MANILA, Philippines—The US Indo-Pacific Command on Tuesday (Oct. 19) donated intensive care unit beds and coronavirus vaccine cold storage to the Palawan provincial government. The donation, part of a larger donation of the US to the Department of Health, was at the request of the Palawan provincial government in response to an ongoing surge of The post US gives medical supplies to Palawan appeared first on Global News.

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