ON TUESDAY, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque put off the reopening of gyms until the middle of the month."Gyms are not allowed until June 15 because it is a matter of it at risk of being a super spreader event due to ...
Jun 5, 2021
QUEZON City councilor Franz Pumaren, the head coach of the Adamson Soaring Falcons, was slapped with a show-cause order by the city local government after allegedly breaching health protocols during a recent food distribution event he sponsored last Tuesday. The news ...
May 26, 2021
LEVERAGING his international frame, Senator Manny Pacquiao has revealed that he had written a letter to the White House, appealing for a faster delivery of the Moderna vaccines to the country. He was spurred, he told legislative reporters in an interview this ...
May 3, 2021
AS THE provincial government noted a rise in positive COVID-19 cases within La Union, border controls are being tightened. Non-residents who are not APORs (authorized persons outside their residence) will not be allowed to enter the province for the meantime. ...
Mar 31, 2021
A POPULAR variant of face masks that has popped up during the pandemic has a distinctive, stylish metallic exterior and profile - and one feature different from other masks in the market: a triangular hole at the bottom portion. It is this last ...
Jan 6, 2021
THERE'S a brand new face mask in town. And what's more, it comes with a bold claim: It is "scientifically proven to destroy 99.9 percent of pathogens, including [the virus that causes] COVID-19."The mask is called Fine ...
Dec 14, 2020
CEBU CITY - Open and closed, all in the same day. A Cebu sneaker store's grand opening turned out to also be its final day in business after the Cebu City Hall shut it down for operating without a proper business license. ...
Nov 11, 2020
WHILE the restart gave the NBA a chance to wrap up its aborted season and bring back a much-needed bit of normalcy in the world, it also hosted a medical experiment that could end up making a huge impact outside sports. ...
Aug 17, 2020
CROWDS of people lined up inside the Atrium section of Limketkai Center in Cagayan de Oro this morning as a local sports store offered a payday sale of sneakers and apparel. The crowd grew so large that social distancing became impossible to ...
Aug 15, 2020
NATIONAL team members and the workforce of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) all tested negative from COVID-19.Results of the swab-testing cleared around 200 people, including athletes and coaches of the deadly virus. "We are thankful to the Lord that ...
Jul 10, 2020
PROOF they're doing their share in controlling the spread of COVID-19 in the country, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Officer In-Charge Ramon Fernandez and several prominent members of the national team underwent swab testing on Thursday at the PhilSports Complex ...
Jul 2, 2020
AS stores reopen while COVID-19 cases continue to rise, major retailers are treading carefully when it comes to the safety of both customers and staff.In a statement issued by Toby's Sports today, the sporting goods store announced that it ...
Jun 29, 2020
IN an IATF update on Saturday, April 18, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles announced that the Department of Health (DOH) has finalized guidelines for the use of rapid antibody test kits."Aprubado po ang mga patakaran ng DOH ukol sa paggamit ng rapid ...
Apr 18, 2020
In the city where it all began, Wuhan health officials revised the city's official death toll, reported the state-run Xinhua News Agency. Previously at 2,579, authorities now say that the death toll is at 3,869 - a 50% increase ...
Apr 18, 2020
Every kind gesture, no matter how small, goes a long way during a pandemic.The Mount Sinai Queens (MSQ) community hospital in New York recently confirmed via Facebook that sportswear brand adidas sent 130 pairs to the COVID-19 frontliners, which consist ...
Apr 16, 2020
MARTHA MENDOZA and KIMBERLEE KRUESINURSE Mike Gulick was meticulous about not bringing the novel coronavirus home to his wife and their 2-year-old daughter. He'd stop at a hotel after work just to take a shower. He'd ...
Apr 16, 2020
By AMANDA SEITZ and BARBARA ORTUTAYCHICAGO - Potentially dangerous coronavirus misinformation has spread from continent to continent like the pandemic itself, forcing the world's largest tech companies to take unprecedented action to protect public health.Facebook, Google and others have begun ...
Apr 16, 2020
BANGKOK - Japan could see some 850,000 people seriously sickened by the coronavirus and almost half of them dying if no social distancing or other measures are followed, according to an expert estimate released on Wednesday.Japan has the world's ...
Apr 15, 2020
More than ten years ago, the A(H1N1) virus swept the globe. Now, the top official of the World Health Organization has declared that the novel coronavirus is even more dangerous than the one that caused that previous worldwide pandemic."We know ...
Apr 14, 2020
FRONTLINERS and hospitalized patients will be the priority for the mass testing, which is set to be implemented starting on Tuesday.In this morning's press briefing, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles set the record straight: The tests, which will be conducted ...
Apr 13, 2020
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