More countries turn to Chinese COVID-19 vaccines

A growing number of countries across the world have turned to Chinese novel coronavirus disease vaccines as Western vaccine makers’ production and delivery hiccups hamper the fight against the pandemic in many nations. As Hungary joined Serbia in spearheading mass inoculation with China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine in Europe, other countries in the continent are struggling against a vaccine delivery crisis …

Millennials: Of milk and cereal

Remember when there were just three types of milk: whole, nonfat, and two percent? Today, there’s almond, soy, coconut and oat milk, just to name a few. So what is the problem with just regular old cow’s milk? Millennials are increasingly becoming vegan or choosing to go for a more environmentally friendly option. Milk sales have dropped 40% since 1970. …

NCOV UPDATE 2/21

As of 6 p.m. on February 21, there were over 111 million coronavirus cases globally, with the death toll reaching over 2.4 million, according to John Hopkins University. The good news is that there are over 86 million recoveries. The United States is leading the world in both COVID-19 infections and fatalities, with over 28 million confirmed cases and over …

Tsina, kakatigan ang bagong halal na Direktor-Heneral ng WTO

Sa espesyal na pulong ng Pangkalahatang Konseho ng World Trade Organization na idinaos noong Pebrero 15, hinirang si Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala bilang bagong Direktor-Heneral ng WTO. Kaugnay nito, ipinaabot ng opisyal ng Ministri ng Komersyo ng Tsina ang pagbati ng panig Tsino sa panunungkulan niya sa nasabing posisyon. Sinabi niya na sa mahabang panahon, malaking pagpupunyagi ang ginawa ni Okonjo-Iweala sa …

UAE has administered over 5 million COVID-19 jabs: Authorities

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have confirmed that they have administered more than five million COVID-19 jabs since beginning a coronavirus vaccination campaign, with a rate of 50 doses per 100 people. In 24 hours, over 103,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered, raising the total of doses given so far to over 5 million doses as …

Deliveries surge in China as millions stay home during Spring Festival

Deliveries in China surged dramatically during the Spring Festival, the country’s biggest holiday, amid government calls for people to stay home. The country saw over 13 million deliveries on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, according to China’s State Post Bureau. It marked a 223 percent increase compared to the same period last year. Chinese citizens enjoy a seven-day …

Chinese New Year Charity Bazaar, idinaos sa Manila

Idinaos noong Pebrero 12 sa SM Aura ang Charity Bazaar para ipagdiwang ang Spring Festival o Chinese New Year. Dumalo sa aktibidad sina Embahador Huang Xilian ng Tsina sa Pilipinas, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., Maria Lourdes Locsin, Tagapangulo ng International Bazaar Foundation at iba pang mga panauhin. Ang aktibidad ay itinaguyod ng Embahadang Tsino, kasama ng IBF, at …

Millennials: Of beef and napkins

Apparently millennials have a major beef with beef. In a new environmentally conscious world, red meat just is not making the cut for young foodies. While many are deciding to skip the red meat for a greener diet, others are reportedly also against it for moral reasons. Millennials also do not have much money left for groceries after paying rent, …

NCOV UPDATE 2/17

As of 5 p.m. on February 17, there were over 110 million coronavirus cases globally, with the death toll reaching over 2.4 million, according to John Hopkins University. The good news is that there are over 84 million recoveries. The United States is leading the world in both COVID-19 infections and fatalities, with over 28 million confirmed cases and 500,000 …