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Red Cross addresses alleged ‘false positive’ COVID-19 test results

Headlines Red Cross addresses alleged ‘false positive’ COVID-19 test results MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Red Cross on Tuesday explained the alleged "false positives" among COVID-19 tests by the humanitarian organization, which President Rodrigo Duterte flagged in his most recent rant against Sen. Richard Gordon. In his speech aired Monday, …

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‘Lying down in air’: How Pete Lacaba was tortured during martial law

Last week, I wrote an article to remind Filipinos that there was nothing good about martial law, which then-President Ferdinand Marcos declared on 21 September 1972, “lifted” on paper in 1981, but was considered still in effect until 1986 when the People Power Revolt ousted the dictator. (https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2021/09/18/distrust-of-authority-life-in-prison-during-martial-law/) The article …

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Pharmally director detained at the Senate until next Blue Ribbon hearing on Friday

Headlines Pharmally director detained at the Senate until next Blue Ribbon hearing on Friday MANILA, Philippines — An executive of the controversial Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp. was detained at the Senate on Tuesday amid continued hearings into its large and anomalous pandemic contracts with the government. Pharmally director Linconn Ong, previously …

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NegOr logs 187 new Covid-19 recoveries

DUMAGUETE CITY – Negros Oriental reported on Tuesday 187 new recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Records from the Provincial Health Office, however, also showed 288 new active cases, raising concern among local doctors on hospitals being filled. Of the new cases, Sta. Catalina logged the highest with 40; …

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