UK’s Raab: Virus restrictions are serious, proportionate

Comments by UK foreign minister, Dominic Raab The government is under intense scrutiny at the moment, with some quarters of the public also questioning whether the are sufficient to curb the spread of the virus outbreak in recent weeks.Want to know more on UK's Raab: Virus restrictions are serious, proportionate click here go to market news source. Market news summary from ForexLive Market News.Author:

Germany October GfK consumer confidence -1.6 vs -0.8 expected

Latest data released by GfK - 23 September 2020 GfK notes that the consumer climate has stabilised despite the recent rise in virus cases but any further improvement is highly dependent on future virus developments and also labour market conditions moving forward.Want to know more on Germany October GfK consumer confidence -1.6 vs -0.8 expected click here go to market news source. Market news summary from ForexLive Market...

Mayor Isko: Manila Bay ‘white sand’ project to boost tourism, business in Manila

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso reiterated his support for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) Manila Bay “white sand” project, saying that it could boost tourism and business in the city, particularly along Roxas Boulevard. Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso (MANILA PIO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) This comes after he asked the environment department to temporarily block public access in the...

Duterte affirms PH’s commitment to UN goals despite COVID-19, recession

The Philippines has fallen into a recession due to the coronavirus pandemic but will continue to strive to meet the United Nations’ (UN) sustainable development goals (SDGs), President Duterte declared Wednesday.In a pre-recorded message to the UN General Assembly, the President acknowledged that the country’s economic advances have been derailed by the pandemic. (PCOO / MANILA BULLETIN0 “With the poverty rate reduced at 16.6 percent; and a sustained...

COVID-19 cases among Coast Guard frontliners down to 77

Cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) among Philippine Coast Guard frontliners are now down to 77 as 1,492 of infected personnel have already recovered.  A total of 171 new recoveries were reported during the period of September 11 to 22 while 102 new cases were recorded during the same period, bringing the total tally of cases in the organization to 1,569.  The organization also reported 18 reinfections among its...

Fisherfolk group calls Mariel Padilla ‘wrong’ over comment vs Manila Bay critics

A fisherfolk group has belied the claim made by TV host Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla when she said that “no one was complaining about the trash” in the Manila Bay before it was placed under rehabilitation. In a photo posted on the Twitter account of the Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamalakaya (Pamalakaya), it showed that several people held a fluvial parade in 2005 to express opposition against a dumpsite in...

PBS seeks support to provide bibles to frontliners

Help give hope to the country’s frontliners amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic by supporting the #SpreadHopeNotFear Bayanihan Campaign of the Philippine Bible Society (PBS). JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) The PBS said the campaign aims to raise more than P6 million to give a copy of the Bible to 48,000 frontline workers. “Let us thank God for the lives of our frontline workers who daily risk...

TdF veteran Nairo Quintana denies doping

Team Arkea – Samsic rider Colombia’s Nairo Quintana arrives to attend the start of the 16th stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race. (Photo by Marco Bertorello / various sources / AFP) The leader of a Tour de France team caught up in a doping investigation said he had “nothing to hide” after two unnamed members of the French outfit were detained. Colombian...
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