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Western Visayas records 3-digit rise in Covid-19 cases

NEW INFECTIONS. Dr. Mary Jane Roches Juanico, infectious disease cluster head of the Department of Health-Western Visayas Center for Health Development, says the region has again recorded an increase of three-digit cases on March 3 with 128. She urged the public on Thursday (March 4, 2021) to always observe health …

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Stocks dip, peso weakens ahead of inflation data

MANILA – The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) ended its four-day rally Thursday and this affected the local currency due in part to correction. The main equities gauge lost 0.87 percent, or 60.27 points, to 6,882.49 points. All Shares slipped by 0.56 percent, or 23.54 points, to 4,163.22 points. Most …

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Sinovac vaccines for Soccsksargen to arrive Friday

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The Department of Health in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) (DOH-12) said the CoronaVac vaccines manufactured by Sinovac from China are scheduled to arrive on Friday (March 5) morning via Cotabato City. This, as it mobilized immunization program teams of local government units (LGUs) in preparation for the …

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Guv to meet with police over explosion in Iloilo town

INVESTIGATION. Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. calls for a conference with Col. Gilbert Gorero, director of the Iloilo Police, regarding an explosion in a remote barangay in Janiuay, Iloilo on Wednesday (March 3, 2021). In a press conference on Thursday (March 4, 2021), he said he could not speculate who …

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Bring home some Sparkle in a bottle

Leave it to Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy the world’s premiere luxury goods brand to elevate the sparkling wine experience to new heights. Literally. Since Robert-Jean de Vogüé left France in 1959 to establish his first winery in Argentina 1,600 meters high in the Andes, the ambition of Chandon has been …

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