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Tempo 12 August 2020, Wednesday issue
Pinoy makes history, wins Coubertin Fair Play Award

    Surfing star Roger Casugay became the first Filipino to be conferred of the prestigious Pierre de Coubertin Act of Fair Play Award for his act of heroism and kindness during the 30th SEA Games which the country hosted last year. Casugay emerged as the biggest star of the biennial sports festival in the […]

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100 LRT workers laid off

  BY ALEXANDRIA SAN JUAN     The Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) confirmed on Tuesday the layoff of over 100 employees of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (Line-1) following a significant drop in ridership of the railway due to the current health crisis. “It is with great regret that LRMC confirms a reduction […]

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Duterte accepts Russia’s vaccine offer; assures public of COVID-free Christmas

  PRESIDENT Duterte has accepted Russia’s offer to supply the Philippines with its COVID-19 vaccines, assuring the public that he will be the first to take a shot to show his gratitude to Russia and to see if these are safe or not. Duterte made the statement after Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev told reporters […]

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Ano vows to file raps vs spreaders of  fake news

  BY CHITO CHAVEZ   Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año on Tuesday vowed to go after those spreading lies as he clarified that he never issued a statement telling couples to practice social distancing after having sex. The fuming former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief said he will […]

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   President rejects calls for longer MECQ

President Duterte said he cannot give in to the request of the medical community for a longer lockdown in Metro Manila and four nearby provinces because the funds granted by Congress to help those affected have already been depleted. Duterte made the statement following suggestions from different personalities about extending the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) […]

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