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PH logs 2,053 new Covid-19 infections; nationwide tally at 375,180

PH posts 1,524 new Covid-19 cases

The Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) tally rose to 373,144 after the Department of Health (DOH) announced on Tuesday 1,524 new infections, marking the second consecutive day where new cases reported did not exceed the 2,000 mark.

How close are we to midnight?

We remain locked down in our homes while the Executive and Congress run berserk to railroad all sorts of laws that deprive us of our basic rights and liberties, and our basic dignity as human beings. This goes against the natural order of things.

SHIT in the time of COVID

The following was forwarded to me, and instead of trashing it because of its title and its unknown origin (although its references are mostly Christian), I gave it a chance—and I am thankful I did.

Again, the issue on the Separation of Church and State

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) came out with A Pastoral Letter and A Call to Prayer on July 16 appealing to the Filipinos to pray for the country because of the threat of abuses to freedom due to the signing of the Anti-Terrorism Law on July 3.

Sept. 8 is ‘Nat’l Green Building Day’

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Sept. 8 of every year as the “National Green Building Day” to promote environment-friendliness and energy-efficiency among buildings in the country.

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PLDT: ‘Countermeasures in place to reinforce cybersecurity’

Cathy Yap-Yang, head of PLDT’s corporate communications, said in a letter to PressOne.PH that the 10 data breaches in 2019, mentioned in a filing with US corporate regulators, had been addressed in compliance with requirements set by the Philippines’s National Privacy Commission.

Young Filipino advertising creatives bag international honors

Young Filipino advertising creatives bag international honors

PressONE.ph interviewed the AD Stars New Stars winners from the Philippines to ask them about their thoughts on winning the prestigious international competition and what tips they can share, especially to students of advertising, on how to make it in the industry.

What’s in a SALN anyway?

By law, SALNs must contain detailed information on an official’s real and personal properties, loans and other liabilities, and net worth as well as business interests, financial connections and relatives in government.

‘BLACKPINK: Light Up The Sky’: When idols become humans

‘BLACKPINK: Light Up The Sky’: When idols become humans

There’s a heap of behind-the-scenes footage, including demo recordings, pre-debut performances and childhood videos which accompany each member’s introduction in the docu. The members, who hail from Thailand, New Zealand, Australia and Korea, talked about the tough decision they had to make before signing up as trainees. Suh’s emphasis on individuality in the film made it hit home.

Pro-Duterte YouTube channel attacks PhilStar.com reporter

Pro-Duterte YouTube channel attacks PhilStar.com reporter

A YouTube channel supportive of President Rodrigo Duterte has targeted the media, more particularly a Philstar.com reporter, over reporting of the president’s comment that there are 167 million drug users in the Philippines.

Palace wary of ‘witch hunts’ in SEA Games probe

Palace wary of ‘witch hunts’ in SEA Games probe

“The 30th SEA Games showcased not only our local athletes at their best but also demonstrated our successful hosting of a world-class sporting event. Let us, therefore, not dishonor the men and women who gave honor and glory to the country by engaging in political innuendos and witch hunts,” Palace spokesman Harry Roque said in a statement.