COVID-19 cases in PH rise amid threat of Omicron subvariants

Dr. John Wong of Epimetrics says that their group also observed uptick in cases, although they are monitoring the trend if this will be sustained in the next four days MANILA, Philippines – COVID-19 cases in the Philippines are on the rise again following the detection of cases of the more transmissible subvariants of Omircon, … Read more

North Korea nuclear threat tops agenda for Biden-Yoon meeting in South Korea

The friendly encounter between US President Joe Biden and South Korean counterpart Yoon Suk-yeol is clouded by intelligence showing North Korea is prepared to launch nuclear or missile tests SEOUL, South Korea – US President Joe Biden and his new South Korean counterpart will search for ways on Saturday, May 21, to break a diplomatic … Read more

NY suspect in racist shooting was questioned after threat last year

BUFFALO, USA – A white teenager who killed 10 people in a racist attack at a western New York grocery store in a Black neighborhood had been taken into custody last year and given a mental health evaluation after making a threat at his high school, authorities said . New details, including the previous threat, … Read more

UAE’s newly elected ruler sees Iran, Islamists as threat to Gulf safe haven

DUBAI, UAE – United Arab Emirates strongman Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, who was formally elected president on Saturday, May 14, led a realignment of the Middle East that created a new anti-Iran axis with Israel and fought a rising tide of political Islam in the region. Working behind the scenes for years as de … Read more

Palace’s solid defensive form and Zaha’s threat: FPL notes

We round up the key Fantasy Premier League (FPL) talking points from Monday’s one and only Premier League match – not that there were many. A goalless draw between Crystal Palace and Leeds United benefitted precious few Fantasy managers, with only the Brighton v Southampton fixture in Gameweek 34 having less riding on it among … Read more

Police sent to Manchester United captain Harry Maguire’s house following bomb threat

Harry Maguire has been on the receiving end of a bomb scare at his house in Cheshire on Thursday morning, with the police being called. Sniffer dogs and a bomb squad were sent to the England and Manchester United defender’s family home, where he lives with his family, and swept the house, though they found … Read more

Koronadal veterinarian sounds alarm bells as ASF threat reaches ‘critical level’

Despite assurances from the agriculture department that the situation is under control, the chief of the veterinary office of one city in Soccsksargen says the threat has already reached ‘critical level’ GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines – The African Swine Fever (ASF) continues to spread and threaten the Soccsksargen region despite assurances from the agriculture department … Read more

Europe pursues payment response as Russian gas supply threat eases

With weeks left before Russia bills are due, governments in Europe are talking to their energy companies about how to pay them LONDON, United Kingdom – European governments and companies were working on Friday, April 1, on a common approach to Russia’s demand that they pay for its gas in roubles as the threat of … Read more

After red-tagging Robredo, Badoy faces suspension threat at Ombudsman

‘Defaming and intimidating a fellow public official, much more ordinary citizens, is not appropriate to the position of Usec Badoy,’ complainants say in Filipino MANILA, Philippines – After red-tagging Vice President Leni Robredo and members of the progressive Makabayan bloc in Congress, serial red-tagger Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy faced more complaints calling for her immediate suspension. … Read more

Chelsea under threat in Europe after EU sanctions against Abramovich

By Andrew Thompson Published: March 15, 2022 8:37 pm Last Updated: March 15, 2022 9:20 pm Premier League giants Chelsea are set to potentially suffer yet another body blow this season as fresh EU sanctions levied against owner Roman Abramovich could cause the Blues to miss out on this week’s Champions League clash with Ligue … Read more