COVID patients to get help

Employees of the Cadiz City government, who will be infected with coronavirus disease, while performing frontline functions in combating the pandemic, are entitled to medical assistance, Mayor Salvador Escalante Jr. said.           The Cadiz City government has about 740 employees

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Recovering Woods ‘touched’ by show of support

Tiger Woods, recovering in hospital after surgery for serious leg injuries received in a solo car smash, tweeted thanks Sunday for a show of support from fellow pro golfers. “It is hard to explain how touching today was when I

Group backs fish as source of protein

A food security advocacy group is recommending the consumption of fish as an alternative source of protein with the continued increase of meat prices, not only due to the threat of African swine fever (ASF), but also because of the

Capitol turns over mgmt of 2 hospitals to LGUs

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The management of the Vicente Gustilo District Hospital (VGDH) and Calatrava Municipal Hospital was formally turned over yesterday by the provincial government of Negros Occidental to the local government units of Escalante City and Calatrava. The

Spox: IATF allows use of Sinovac vaccines for healthcare workers

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has allowed the administration of the coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech to frontline medical workers. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said yesterday that the IATF-EID

Fans, but no cheering, in Olympic torch relay

Spectators will be allowed to line the route when the Olympic flame begins its delayed relay across Japan next month, organizers said, but cheering will be strictly banned. The torch relay was scrapped just days before it was due to

The art of risk-taking in these times

We always have to take some risks in this life. It’s an unavoidable part of our life. And that’s simply because we always have to deal with many unknown variables and even pure mysteries in life, plus the fact that