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  • 'We are in a surge': OCTA calls for lockdowns as Metro Manila cases rise
    by Christian Deiparine on 27. juli 2021 at 07:14

    "Right now, it's official: we are in a surge here in the National Capital Region," OCTA said on Tuesday. "We can't disregard or not pay attention to this increase."

  • Senate commendation sought for Philippines' first Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz
    on 27. juli 2021 at 07:13

    "Diaz has brought joy, honor and pride to the country and has lifted the hopes of an entire nation amid the uncertainties and challenges that we face today."

  • China-Pakistan alliance in Afghanistan worries India, as Taliban offensive continues
    by Pranay Sharma on 27. juli 2021 at 07:00

    China and Pakistan’s declaration that they will closely cooperate in Afghanistan – as the last US and international troops withdraw, leaving a security vacuum being exploited by Taliban insurgents – has begun to worry Indian policymakers.New Delhi’s relations with both Beijing and Islamabad are strained, and the five-point plan for collaboration announced by Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi and his visiting Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi during their meeting over the weekend is an…

  • Trial begins in 'rotten' Vatican financial scandal
    on 27. juli 2021 at 06:45

    VATICAN CITY: A financial scandal involving an opaque, loss-making Vatican property deal paid for with charity funds goes to trial Tuesday after a two-year probe that has implicated a once-powerful cardinal.

  • Tokyo Olympics: two more athletes test positive for Covid-19; storm Nepartak moves closer
    by Agencies on 27. juli 2021 at 06:30

    Follow our live coverage of day four of the Tokyo Olympics here.Seven more people related to the Tokyo Olympic Games have tested positive for Covid-19, including two athletes from overseas, bringing the total since the start of this month to 155, organisers said on Tuesday.The two athletes, one of whom is a Dutch tennis player, were both living in the athletes’ village. The others are three Games-related officials, one contractor and a member of the organising committee. Of the seven, five were…

  • High infection rate in Samut Sakhon.
    on 27. juli 2021 at 06:28

    SAMUT SAKHON: Another 1,094 coronavirus infections were reported in this dark red-zoned province on Tuesday, as the governor ordered the immediate isolation of symptomatic people who give positive antigen tests, without waiting for hospital tests.

  • Construction camp in Korat sealed, workers infected
    on 27. juli 2021 at 06:21

    NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A construction camp in the Nava Nakorn Industrial Promotion Zone in Sung Noen district has been ordered sealed off for one month after 90 workers there were found to have Covid-19.

  • Guevarra bats for more funding for existing legal aid to troops, cops
    by Kristine Joy Patag on 27. juli 2021 at 06:20

    The police and military, as well as the Public Attorney’s Office, have mechanisms in place for free legal aid for uniformed personnel facing charges for acts done in the line of duty, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said.

  • Cuba blames US for Molotov cocktail attack at Paris embassy
    on 27. juli 2021 at 05:45

    HAVANA: Cuba denounced the targeting of its Paris embassy on Monday as a "terrorist attack" encouraged by the United States after the building was bombarded with Molotov cocktails.

  • 'No priority but the pandemic': Robredo urges unity, Bayanihan spirit among gov't and supporters
    by Franco Luna on 27. juli 2021 at 05:18

    "We have persistently reiterated our message: There should be no other priority but the pandemic and its effects. We need all hands on deck and laser-like focus. This should be mirrored in our budgets, in the agenda of every meeting within government, in every memo cascaded down the bureaucracy," Robredo said in Filipino. 

  • Daughter dumps Covid dad, 80, at temple
    on 27. juli 2021 at 05:15

    NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A couple dumped an 80-year-old man they called "father" at a temple in Bua Lai district and drove off, and he was later confirmed to be infected with Covid-19.

  • Train takes 137 Covid patients to lower Northeast
    on 27. juli 2021 at 04:51

    Special train No.971 to Ubon Ratchathani departed from Rangsit railway station on Tuesday morning taking 137 Covid-19 patients with mild-to-moderate symptoms to their homes in the lower Northeast.