Asia

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: Manila Bulletin

 2021-09-29 02:08 

Manila Bulletin

Messi makes PSG statement as 'crazy' Sheriff shock Madrid...

000_9NP9HM Lionel Messi opened his Paris Saint-Germain account as the French side beat Manchester City while new boys Sheriff Tiraspol shocked Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday. Messi's top-corner finish added to Idrissa Gueye's fir...

 2021-09-29 02:08 

Manila Bulletin

Nat'l ID registration in DavOr town until October 11 only...

DAVAO CITY — Registration for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) will be held in Cateel, Davao Oriental until October 11 only. PhilSys-Davao Oriental, in a Facebook announcement on Sept. 25, enjoined residents of Barangay San Alfonso fro...

 2021-09-29 02:03 

Manila Bulletin

AFP grateful to Australia for P57-M worth of donated COVID-19 supplies...

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) expressed gratitude to the Australian government Wednesday, September 29, for its P57 million worth of donated medical equipment and supplies to support the military's coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response. ...

 2021-09-29 02:01 

Manila Bulletin

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing center for PUV, tricycle drivers launched in Kawit, Cavite...

KAWIT, Cavite The local government unit (LGU) here launched a drive-thru coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing center for tricycle and public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers at the municipal hall loop on Tuesday (September 28). Angelo G. Aguinaldo / Facebo...

 2021-09-29 02:00 

Manila Bulletin

Couple developed Bataan farm where they now enjoy farming in retirement...

As people age, they start to plan about how they want to spend the rest of their years outside of the workforce. Many people consider farming as a retirement plan because they can relax and stay productive at the same time by tending to their crops or liv...

 2021-09-29 01:55 

Manila Bulletin

TNT seeks revenge against defending champ Ginebra; Meralco faces NLEX...

Photo from PBA Twice-to-beat TNT and Meralco try to march their way to the semifinals against teams out to extend their campaigns Wednesday, Sept. 29 in the PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals at the Don Honorio Ventura State University in Bacolor, Pampanga....

 2021-09-29 01:54 

Manila Bulletin

The need for unified cybersecurity standards...

By Allan S Cabanlong, PECE, ASEAN Eng. Author of the Philippine National CyberSecurity Plan 2022 The entry of new technologies to the Philippine market, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and 5th Generation(5G) mobile, has created con...

 2021-09-29 01:44 

Manila Bulletin

Strong fourth quarter to give companies funds for workers' 13th month payConcepcion...

The 13th month pay of employees in the services sector will depend on how well their respective companies perform this final quarter of 2021. Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion speaks during the virtual press ...

 2021-09-29 01:24 

Manila Bulletin

Globe Rewards and Virtualahan help marginalized groups gain employment...

VIRTUALAHAN Globe Rewards is giving its over 85 million subscribers the opportunity to uplift lives through their donation platform. In partnership with Virtualahan, Globe customers can help marginalized groups access capacity-building courses and seek av...

 2021-09-29 01:23 

Manila Bulletin

Notice of Annual Stockholders' Meeting of Centro Escolar University...

In light of public health concerns, publicly listed Centro Escolar University will hold its Annual Stockholders' Meeting via remote communication. The meeting is set for October 22, 2021 with stockholders joining via teleconference and voting electron...

 2021-09-29 01:22 

Manila Bulletin

North Korea says it tested hypersonic missile...

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has successfully tested a new hypersonic gliding missile, state media reported Wednesday, in what would be the nuclear-armed nation's latest advance in weapons technology. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN Tuesday's launc...

 2021-09-29 01:19 

Manila Bulletin

Lorenzana discusses PH-US defense ties with new American diplomat...

Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana hosted newly appointed United States Charge d'Affaires to the Philippines Heather Variava at the DND Headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on Tuesday, September 28. Defense Secretar...

 2021-09-29 01:15 

Manila Bulletin

Feast of the Archangels...

Today, Sept. 29, we commemorate the feast of the three archangels who played an important role in the history of man's salvation: Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, the only angels named in the Sacred Scriptures. Archangels (Catholic online) A conc...

 2021-09-29 01:12 

Manila Bulletin

Phivolcs: Taal Volcano emits plumes 3,000 meters high...

Taal Volcano (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Steam plumes up to 3,000 meters high have been observed at Taal Volcano's main crater in the past 24 hours, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Wednesday, Sept. 29. "Activi...

 2021-09-29 01:08 

Manila Bulletin

Planters Products to conduct virtual Annual Stockholders' Meeting...

The Annual Stockholders' Meeting of Planters Products, Inc. on October 19, 2021 at 2P.M. will be held virtually over the Zoom videoconference. Due to public health concerns, stockholders may participate via remote communication by contacting the corpo...

 2021-09-29 01:00 

Manila Bulletin

Globe launches 5G SA Technology...

Globe is taking the next step in its 5G journey as it opens up the network to a wide variety of possible use cases for customers using 5G Standalone (SA) technology. The 5th and latest generation mobile network is known for high-speed applications such as...

 2021-09-29 00:45 

Manila Bulletin

Long Lost John: Unheard Lennon tape goes on sale in Denmark...

A cassette with the recording of four Danish schoolboys' interviews with John Lennon and Yoko Ono during the famous couple's winter stay in Thy, in Jutland, Denmark, in 1970, along with Polaroid photos, are pictured at Bruun Rasmussen Auction Hous...

 2021-09-29 00:42 

Manila Bulletin

UN chief calls for investments in decent jobs, social protection for fair recovery from COVID-19...

UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for investments in decent jobs and social protection, and a just transition to net-zero emissions in order to allow fair recovery from COVID-19. UN Secretary-General Antonio Gu...

 2021-09-29 00:40 

Manila Bulletin

Mom seeks help for child who swallowed pushpin in Kidapawan...

KIDAPAWAN CITY A nine-month-old baby boy accidentally swallowed a pushpin here Tuesday and the mother is seeking help from the public to fund his operation. The mother, Angel Mae Dinaguit, said she was to buy milk tea from a roadside stall when she notice...

 2021-09-29 00:37 

Manila Bulletin

Who will be the next James Bond?...

Daniel Craig (Leon Neal/AFP) There are few casting decisions as hotly anticipated as the question of who will be the next 007, with many expecting that a black Bond or even female Bond is on the cards. Daniel Craig, a somewhat reluctant Bond at times, has...

 2021-09-29 00:37 

Manila Bulletin

Bulacan PAO distributes farm equipment, livelihood assistance to farmers and fisherfolks...

To boost the agricultural sector and its production yields, the Bulacan Provincial Government (BPG), through its Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) turned over farm equipment to the Farmers' Cooperatives Associations (FCAs) as well as livelihood assi...

 2021-09-29 00:32 

Manila Bulletin

R. Kelly, disgraced R&B star, convicted of sex crimes...

In this file photo taken on June 26, 2019 R&B singer R. Kelly (center) arrives at the Leighton Criminal Courts Building for a hearing in Chicago, Illinois. Kelly is facing several counts of aggravated sexual abuse. R. Kelly on Sept. 27, 2021 was convicted...

 2021-09-29 00:21 

Manila Bulletin

Kim Atienza on network jump rumor: 'Transition is real'...

Kim Atienza TV host and weather anchor Kim Atienza recently released a seemingly read-between-the-line statement. In his statement, netizens believe Kim is referring to rumors that he will be joining the Kapuso Network after 15 years of being a Kapamilya....

 2021-09-29 00:19 

Manila Bulletin

Only 3.5% of PNP personnel remain unvaccinated vs COVID...

A total of 164,787 personnel of the Philippine National Police (PNP) have been fully-vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as part of the measure to protect policemen who are among the frontliners in the fight against the pandemic. PNP chi...

 2021-09-29 00:17 

Manila Bulletin

Another monastery hit by COVID-19 in Rizal...

Another monastery has been hit by The coronavirus disease after 12 nuns tested positive for COVID-19. According to a report of DZBB, 12 out of 16 nuns of Carmel of Mary Star of the Sea monastery in Tanay, Rizal contracted COVID-19 despite being fully vacc...

 2021-09-29 00:14 

Manila Bulletin

STREAMING REVIEWS: An age-old problem...

Today, we consider two films that have themes of aging embedded in their stories. One comes from M. Night Shyamalan, up to new tricks, and there's one from Clint Eastwood, the reliable, old dog with no new tricks? Old (Video On Demand) In this latest ...

 2021-09-28 23:59 

Manila Bulletin

Start selling online with just a number and a few clicks...

Over the first six months of 2021, Lazada, Southeast Asia's leading eCommerce platform, saw new seller sign-ups increase over two times across Southeast Asia, compared to the year before. In addition, the first-ever bi-annual Digital Confidence Index ...

 2021-09-28 23:55 

Manila Bulletin

PNP backs Senate bill raising age of determination of statutory rape to 16...

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has expressed support to the Senate bill which raises the he age for determining statutory rape from 12 years old to 16 years old. PNP chief Gen. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar said once signed into law, Senate Bill No. 233...

 2021-09-28 23:45 

Manila Bulletin

Burberry misspells first name of Jinkee Pacquiao...

Jinkee Pacquiao British luxury house Burberry sent socialite Jinkee Pacquiao decorative lanterns recently. Jinkee, wife of boxing champ and Sen. Manny Pacquiao, shared the lanterns on Instagram Stories. However, Burberry misspelled the name of Jinkee on t...

 2021-09-28 23:39 

Manila Bulletin

Alibaba Cloud named a Visionary in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services...

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, has been named a Visionary in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services (Magic Quadrant for CIPS) . Alibaba Cloud moved further on right and...

 2021-09-28 22:49 

Manila Bulletin

WTFu (What the FU) by MR. FU: Advice from Ogie Diaz...

Ogie Diaz (Facebook) Social media was not yet relevant when I started as a radio jock. (parang unang panahon?!) Live video in the radio booth was not also a concern of FM stations. Radio fans were clueless about how on-air personalities looked like. I rem...

 2021-09-28 22:12 

Manila Bulletin

Taliban to 'temporarily' adopt monarchy constitution, with caveats...

KABUL, Afghanistan The Taliban said on Tuesday (Sept 28) they will temporarily adopt a 1964 constitution that granted women the right to vote but eliminate any elements they disagree with. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN The Taliban's acting justice minister iss...

 2021-09-28 22:02 

Manila Bulletin

UN issues guidance for increased trade resilience in times of crisis, pandemic...

ADDIS ABABA — The United Nations (UN) has released the first version of a handbook on provisions and options for trade in times of crisis and pandemic. The work on the handbook had come after realizing that hundreds of regional trade agreements in p...

 2021-09-28 22:02 

Manila Bulletin

Japan PM announces end to virus state of emergency...

TOKYO, Japan — A coronavirus state of emergency targeting nightlife in Tokyo and other Japanese regions will end this week, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday, as cases nosedive nationwide. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN The emergency measures, which ...

 2021-09-28 22:02 

Manila Bulletin

NASA's Lucy mission to probe Jupiter's mysterious Trojan asteroids...

WASHINGTON, United States NASA is poised to send its first spacecraft to study Jupiter's Trojan asteroids to glean new insights into the solar system's formation 4.5 billion years ago, the space agency said Tuesday. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN The probe,...

 2021-09-28 22:02 

Manila Bulletin

DFA Consular Office in Antipolo City closes for 5 days as employee contracts COVID-19...

The Consular Office of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in Antipolo City has been closed since September 27, Monday, and will remain closed until October 1, Friday, due to a reported case of COVID-19. PHOTO VIA NEL ANDRADE/ MANILA BULLETIN In an ad...

 2021-09-28 21:54 

Manila Bulletin

Iran to resume issuing tourist visas...

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran will resume issuing visas to foreign tourists from next month, officials said, after suspending services for 19 months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Iranians, mask-clad due to the coronavirus pandemic,arrive to shop in the cap...

 2021-09-28 21:54 

Manila Bulletin

WHO wants to rein in meningitis by 2030...

GENEVA, Switzerland — The World Health Organization unveiled a plan Tuesday to bring meningitis under control by 2030, slashing the 250,000 annual deaths caused by the debilitating disease. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN Launching the first-ever global strate...

 2021-09-28 21:41 

Manila Bulletin

WHO chief sorry for sex abuse by Ebola workers in DR Congo...

GENEVA, Switzerland — World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus apologised on Tuesday on what he called a "dark day" for the agency after a damning report on allegations of rape and sexual abuse by workers sent to fight Ebol...

 2021-09-28 21:41 

Manila Bulletin

Side effects after booster dose similar to shot two: US study...

Most side effects after a third dose of a COVID vaccine are mild or moderate, and occur at about as often as after shot two, a US study showed Tuesday in a finding that was expected but nonetheless reassuring. (Patrick T. FALLON / AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN FIL...

 2021-09-28 21:41 

Manila Bulletin

Trudeau vows new Canada government will move 'faster, stronger' on priorities...

OTTAWA, Canada — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday he would unveil his new cabinet next month and bring back parliament by fall's end to tackle climate change, Covid and economic recovery. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

 2021-09-28 16:12 

Manila Bulletin

The next election is no waste of time...

An appeal to the young, particularly next year's 18-year-olds, who can influence the outcome of the upcoming elections (The author is a college junior taking up BS Information Technology Entrepreneurship at Ateneo Manila University. He is the vice pre...

 2021-09-28 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

What's on Vince Dizon's to-do list?...

NIGHT OWL Anna Mae Lamentillo Secretary Vivencio "Vince" Dizon would probably be the best example of a multi-tasker, and an effective one at that. He wears many hats, so to speak, serving at the center of the government's COVID-19 response and...

 2021-09-28 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Back in business...

Of Trees and Forest Former Senate President Manny Villar In my column last week, I talked about several innovations we introduced in order to adapt to the changing retail experience brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. From self-checkout kiosks that mi...

 2021-09-28 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

A true child of Israel...

REFLECTIONS TODAY Reflections today Christ had and continues to have a way of penetrating the depths of the human heart and he shows it in this episode with Nathanael. While an ordinary human being would react negatively to Nathanael's dismissive atti...

 2021-09-28 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Food for thought...

GOVERNANCE MATTERS Former Vice President Jejomar Binay For more than five years, ordinary citizens had to contend with the egregious display of officious behavior by some of our public officials. From the highest ranks of leadership down to the second and...

 2021-09-28 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Online scams thrive as more people use the internet...

Editorial The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced millions of Filipinos to shelter at home and harness the power of the internet for work, education, entertainment, and shopping for both necessities and "retail therapy." With so many people going...

 2021-09-28 15:43 

Manila Bulletin

Typhoon 'Mindulle' may stay briefly inside PH area of responsibility — PAGASA...

(PAGASA) The typhoon with the international name "Mindulle" is about to enter the northeastern boundary of the country's area of responsibility, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on ...

 2021-09-28 14:32 

Manila Bulletin

Viral priest Ferdinand Santos sad over parents decision not to get vaccinated...

Fr. Ferdinand Santos (Facebook) Viral priest Fr. Ferdinand Santos took to Twitter on Sept. 28 to greet his father with an advanced happy birthday. But Fr. Ferdinand said he feels "sad and rough" because his parents have refused to get vaccinated a...

 2021-09-28 14:20 

Manila Bulletin

Pfizer submits data to authorize COVID vaccine in young children...

WASHINGTON, United States — Pfizer and BioNTech said Tuesday they had begun submitting data to the US Food and Drug Administration for the highly anticipated authorization of their Covid-19 vaccine in children aged five to 11. This file photo taken ...

  • Need an account?  
    or