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Looking forward to final Yolanda homes

Looking forward to final Yolanda homes

  SEVEN years after super-typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) hit Samar, Leyte, and the rest of Eastern Visayas on November 7, 2013, killing over 6,300 people and damaging over a million houses, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles announced this weekend that the housing project for Ormoc City victims has now been completed. Yolanda was one of the most powerful and deadliest typhoons ever recorded. When it hit land in […]

COVID-19 a major election issue in US

  It is personal contact that promotes the transmission of the COVID-19 virus and with the easing of restrictions on social distancing and the rising mobility in most of the 50 states of the United States, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) of the University of Washington in Seattle came out Friday with […]

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Environment, energy issues linked to pandemic

  THE COVID-19 pandemic has caused many problems in our country, affecting not just the health sector but all other aspects of the national life. It affected the running of government, the operations of business and industry, and the lives of ordinary people of the country. There was the problem of electric power charges in the […]

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And now, plastic shields for public transportation

  STARTING August 15, passengers in public transportation, including airlines, in Metro Manila will be required to wear plastic face shields over face masks, as an additional barrier against the spread of COVID-19 virus in droplets from the breath of an infected person that may be in the surrounding air. This additional requirement was made […]

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Hopes up with Russian vaccine ready by October

    IN a world desperate for a vaccine against COVID-19, it does not matter who develops it first and who can mass produce it for the waiting billions of people around the world. Three possible vaccines being developed in the United Kingdom, the United States, and China are often mentioned as close to final […]

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‘Each individual has a role to play’

  NOW that Metro Manila and Calabarzon have been reverted to the status of Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), the second most stringent of the government’s pandemic restrictions, people have to go back to the time when they were generally expected to stay at home, except for the most urgent reasons such as to buy […]

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