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Book about internet safety for kids out

Online cybersecurity company Fortinet has published a book for children about the do’s and don’ts of the internet, titled “Cyber Safe: A Dog’s Guide to Internet Security.”With children spending more time on the internet due to restrictions of the Covid-19 pandemic,...

Agri, food sectors key to PH’s economic recovery – study

The economic impact of agriculture and food industries in Southeast Asia (Oxford Economics). The agriculture and food sectors will be the main drivers of post-pandemic economic growth, a study has found.The study commissioned by food manufacturer organization Food...

Netflix’s ‘Never Have I Ever’ to return this July

The new season of Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever” will premier in July 2021, the streaming company announced on April 14. In a press release, Netflix said that the coming-of-age comedy show was renewed for season two with 10 episodes. The exact release date has yet to...

US donates P170M to support PH vaccine roll-out

Chargé d’Affaires John Law announces that the United States will provide Philippines a P170 million assistance to support Department of Health (DOH) in its Covid-19 vaccine roll-out The United States  has provided  P170 million in financial assistance to support the...

Covid-19 cases on the rise in five regions

Covid-19 cases on the rise in five regions

The Department of Health (DOH) observed a spike in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections in five regions with the Philippines still in the middle of a surge in infections.

Survive we must, but we must do a lot more

The world is now on its second year of the coronavirus pandemic. More than a couple of million people have died, and so many millions more have been infected, but the end is still nowhere in sight. Physical survival remains the single common concern of all, yet mere...

A dishonest nation?

Rogelio, a 59-year-old seasonal carpenter, skipped work for two days — Thursday and Friday — last week to await  cash aid from the social welfare department at an open basketball court near his barangay in Mandaluyong City.But, on Monday, he did not report for work...

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.

Metro Manila to have shorter curfew hours under MECQ

Metro Manila will have shortened curfew hours starting April 12 as the capital region shifts to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ).Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos said that Metro Manila mayors had agreed to implement...

Long queues mark start of cash distribution in QC

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte on Thursday apologized on ABS-CBN's Teleradyo after a number of recipients did not receive any cash assistance after waiting for hours.This after authorities decided that only 2,000 city residents per day would be given cash assistance,...

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IATF-Visayas releases Covid vaccination manual

IATF Visayas Chief Implementer Mel Feliciano hands over a Covid-19 vaccination manual to Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia. Health officials in Central Visayas launched on Wednesday a manual to implement the community vaccination in the region.Retired general Mel Feliciano,...

Agri, food sectors key to PH’s economic recovery – study

Agri, food sectors key to PH’s economic recovery – study

The economic impact of agriculture and food industries in Southeast Asia (Oxford Economics). The agriculture and food sectors will be the main drivers of post-pandemic economic growth, a study has found.The study commissioned by food manufacturer organization Food...

3rd-gen Tan brothers lead Tanduay’s US, e-commerce ventures

Third-generation Tan brothers Kyle Tan (left) and Lucio Tan III (right). Two grandsons of tycoon Lucio Tan Sr. are spearheading Tanduay Distillers Inc. ’s e-commerce venture and a partnership deal in Arizona.Tanduay President and COO Lucio Tan III and his younger...

Book about internet safety for kids out

Book about internet safety for kids out

Online cybersecurity company Fortinet has published a book for children about the do’s and don’ts of the internet, titled “Cyber Safe: A Dog’s Guide to Internet Security.”With children spending more time on the internet due to restrictions of the Covid-19 pandemic,...

Tagle tells parents to forgo parties, focus on faith after baptism

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle leads Mass for the Filipino Community in Rome, marking 500 years since the first baptisms in the Philippines. (Dominus Est livestream) Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle on Divine Mercy Sunday cautioned parents not to make baptism a “mere custom”...

Netflix’s ‘Never Have I Ever’ to return this July

Netflix’s ‘Never Have I Ever’ to return this July

The new season of Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever” will premier in July 2021, the streaming company announced on April 14. In a press release, Netflix said that the coming-of-age comedy show was renewed for season two with 10 episodes. The exact release date has yet to...

‘Army of the Dead’ to premiere on Netflix this May

American zombie heist film “Army of the Dead” will premiere on Netflix on May 21, Netflix announced Wednesday.The movie will feature some of Hollywood’s stars such as retired professional wrestler Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana De La Reguera, Theo...

Webtoon-based ‘Sound of Magic’ K-drama cast announced

Streaming giant Netflix confirmed on Thursday that top Korean star Ji Chang Wook (Lovestruck in the City), rising star Hwang In Yeop (True Beauty) and rookie actress Choi Seung Eun (Start-Up) will join the cast of the new Netflix K-drama “The Sound of Magic.”The drama...

PBA: Rich Team, Poor Team

PBA: Rich Team, Poor Team

The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) we have right now is very different from the league we grew up with. Back in the day, teams like Sta. Lucia, Shell, Swift (for a time Pop Cola and Sunkist) and Alaska, which were not part of a conglomerate, could win a...

Tokyo Olympics won’t allow spectators from abroad

Spectators from overseas were barred from attending this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 to prevent the spread of Covid-19.The decision was made in a virtual meeting of five parties — the International Olympic Committee, Tokyo Metropolitan Government,...