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Delta variant should be suppressed, nations told

The Manila Times 31 Jul 2021
NEW YORK. The Delta variant of Covid-19 is a warning to the world to suppress the virus quickly before it mutates again into something even worse, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday (Saturday in Manila). The highly-transmissible variant, first detected in India, has now surfaced in 132 countries and territories, the WHO said ... AFP/AP ... .
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WHO PH urges LGUs to prioritize vaccination of senior citizens

Manila Bulletin 30 Jul 2021
A Manila health worker prepares to administer a single-shot Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen coronavirus vaccine during the inoculative drive at the Justo Lucban Elementary School in Manila on July 21, 2021. (Ali Vicoy/Manila Bulletin). The World Health Organization (WHO) ...
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India-based firms see huge potential from RE

The Manila Times 30 Jul 2021
India-based energy companies see the huge potential from expanding renewable energy (RE) cooperation between India and the Philippines. In a virtual forum organized by The Manila Times on Thursday, Ayana Renewable Power Pvt. Ltd ... Ayana Renewable Power was set up to develop a significant amount of renewable generation capacity in India ... .
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Accenture PH ties up with 3 NGOs for community programs

Sun Star 29 Jul 2021
For Caritas Manila, Tayag said the organization will be overseeing the distribution of gift vouchers to over 180,000 Filipino families nationwide to assist them in their everyday essentials and a six-month feeding program for 5,000 malnourished children in communities in the National Capital Region (NCR) and nearby cities or NCR Plus.
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ACLED Regional Overview – East and Southeast Asia (17-23 July 2021)

Reliefweb 29 Jul 2021
In the Philippines, the government designated the National Democratic Front (NDF), the political wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), as a “terrorist” organization, despite the NDF being party to peace talks with the government (Manila Bulletin, 19 July 2021).
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US wants tougher, deep Covid probe

The Manila Times 29 Jul 2021
NEW JERSEY. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met the head of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) where he pledged his support to the UN agency's investigation in China into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic ... .
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India can help PH develop renewable energy

The Manila Times 29 Jul 2021
INDIA can provide financing and technology for the development of the renewable energy industry in the Philippines, an energy stakeholder said on Thursday. In a virtual forum organized by The Manila Times, Chairman of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce Inc ... .
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ADB to help Philippines boost youth employment amid pandemic

Ghana News Agency 27 Jul 2021
"There is an urgent need to help young Filipinos find work through innovative labor market programs and skills development initiatives." ... According to estimates by the Manila-based ADB and the International Labour Organization, unemployment among young Filipinos rose to nearly 20 per cent due to the pandemic, and over 1 million were jobless ... .
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Duterte reiterates vow to kill in last speech in Congress

Ghana Business News 27 Jul 2021
Share this with more people!. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ... Those who destroy my country, I will kill you ... “We say ‘no more!’ to a Duterte kind of governance,” said Cristina Palabay, secretary general of human rights group Karapatan, which was among dozens of organizations that joined demonstrations in Manila ... Source.
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Saving Metro Manila from the cycle of flooding

The Manila Times 26 Jul 2021
The typhoon that struck on September 2009 has been the benchmark for measuring flood-induced devastation in Metro Manila. In just 24 hours, Typhoon "Ondoy" dumped 455 millimeters of rain, equivalent to the average monthly rainfall in Metro Manila ... Twelve years on, however, Metro Manila is still in the grip of a flooding cycle.
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Not as disastrous as ‘Ondoy’

Manila Bulletin 26 Jul 2021
But elsewhere, the Metro Manila Development Authority was alarmed over the trash that clogged pumping stations and drainages, causing floods in many parts of the metropolis ... I remember the time in 1986 when I chaired the Metro Manila Commission, forerunner of the MMDA.
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DSWD, UN’s FAO to sign pact on ‘shock-responsive’ social protection

Manila Bulletin 26 Jul 2021
More poor Filipino families and vulnerable communities having access to social protection programs is envisioned under a cooperation agreement that will be signed between the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the United Nations-Food and Agriculture Organization (UN-FAO) on Tuesday, July 27. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) ... .
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No goodbye for the general

The Manila Times 24 Jul 2021
The warning is in defense of the celebrity from bashing from netizens for her appearance in the webinar organized by the CPP front party-list group. I took up the general's line that celebrities should be wary of the deceptive tactics of communist front organizations, expounding on it in this column.
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Miss World PH postpones coronation night due to stricter quarantine

The Philadelphia Inquirer 23 Jul 2021
MAKATI CITY, Philippines --- For the second consecutive year, the organizers of Miss World Philippines was compelled to postpone the grand ...
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