Angeles City intensifies healthcare programs amid pandemic

ANGELES CITY, March 29 (PIA) -- The city government continuous to bring programs that would improve the delivery of healthcare services in Angeles despite challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Vice Mayor Vicky Vega-Cabigting sai ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Varanasi Ganga ghats remain deserted on Holi

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], March 29 (ANI): With Section 144 in place amid the surge in COVID-19 cases in Varanasi on the occasion of Holi, the Ganga ghats in the city remained desolate on Monday morning as people refrained from ve ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
CSWD: Emotional well-being among women important amid pandemic

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 29 (PIA)--In celebration of Women’s Month, the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CDOC-CSWD) underscored the importance of emotional well-being among women of Northern Mindanao in the midst of the glob ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Expelled AIADMK leader Sasikala performs puja at a temple

Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 29 (ANI): Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala performed a puja at Ramanathaswamy Temple in Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu on Monday. Sasikala, who was arrested in a case of embezzlement, has been attendi ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Amazon begins COVID-19 vaccinations for U.S. employees

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon will provide COVID-19 vaccinations at its facilities for its U.S. employees, the company said on Thursday. Amazon’s announcement comes as companies throughout America seek to vaccinate all employees. Amazo ...

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Monday, 29 March 2021
High riding Elon Musk loses $30 billion in overnight stock fall

Tesla founder Elon Musk is no longer the richest person on earth after his stock portfolio tumbled 6 percent on Monday, the largest single-day drop in six months, and slid another 10 percent Tuesday morning as the sell-off worsened, foll ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
MTN to fight Syria’s decision to put its business under supervision

MTN says it plans to appeal a decision by the Syrian authorities to place its business under judicial guardianship, in the latest administrative tussle to hit the continent’s largest mobile company. The company did not state the nature ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Aged care, death and taxes after the royal commission

The Governor General was handed the report of the aged care royal commission on Friday. It will be made public in the coming week. Overlaying its considerations has been Australia’s 909 deaths from COVID-19, more than two-thirds of the ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Speaker Velasco hopes for earlier COVID-19 vaccine rollout

BOAC, Marinduque, Feb. 26 (PIA) -- Marinduque Representative and Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco recently expressed high hopes the country’s first COVID-19 vaccines will arrive earlier after the House of Representatives unanimously passed ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Moderna to increase dosages in vials of COVID vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC — Moderna has announced, following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that it will place 15 doses in the same-size COVID-19 vaccine vials now permitted to hold 10. Currently, one vial of the Moderna COVID ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
High riding Elon Musk loses $30 billion in overnight stock fall

Tesla founder Elon Musk is no longer the richest person on earth after his stock portfolio tumbled 6 percent on Monday, the largest single-day drop in six months, and slid another 10 percent Tuesday morning as the sell-off worsened, foll ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Single dose of Pfizer vaccine protects against asymptomatic

London [UK], February 26 (ANI): New research suggests a single dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine can protect against asymptomatic coronavirus infection, which could help reduce transmission of the virus. According to CNN, ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021