China requires 2 Covid-19 tests for Filipino seafarers — POEA

MANILA, Dec 12 (Mabuhay) — All Filipino seafarers bound for China are required to take not only one but two coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) tests before they will be allowed to enter the host country, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said on...

AstraZeneca withdraws bid for COVID-19 vaccine trials in Philippines

MANILA, Dec 12 (Mabuhay) — British pharmaceutical firm AstraZenecahas withdrawn its application to conduct clinical trials in the Philippines for its vaccine against COVID-19, Food and Drug Administration director general Dr. Eric Domingo said on Friday. Domingo said...
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Sylvia Sanchez on son Arjo’s win: ‘Well-earned merit for a gifted performer’

MANILA, Dec 12 (Mabuhay) — “Ito ang mundo mo. Dito ka nararapat.” This is what Sylvia Sanchez told her son Arjo Atayde following his big win at the 2020 Asian Academy Creative Awards. Last week, Atayde became the first Filipino to win the Best Actor recognition from the...