MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - I’m keeping my fingers crossed that the Guadalupe-Escolta route will succeed this time, as traffic has made travel on the Pasig River viable again, and after three or four failed attempts.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Apparently, however, it tries to please by delving into more reforms by deploying less than expected resources.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - US President Theodore Roosevelt was referring to the White House as an “excellent” or “first-rate” platform for advocating causes and airing views, when he described the presidency as a “bully pulpit.”
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The World Health Organization lists three pandemics during the 20th century: “Spanish influenza” in 1918, “Asian influenza” in 1957, and “Hong Kong influenza” in 1968. But the mother of all outbreaks was the 1918 pandemic.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - When, despite Salvador Panelo’s straight-faced insistence that his boss had nothing to do with Calida’s action, President Duterte is on undeniable record that he wants ABS-CBN shuttered and that he would “see to it that you’re out”?
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The protesters took out the march despite Madras High Court’s interim order denying permission for protests.
TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Bringing the total number to five, another Taiwanese has been infected with the novel coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise ship.
TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Another confirmed case of the novel coronavirus was reported in Taiwan on Wednesday, bringing the total tally to 23.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Minister urges people ‘eat out more’ to help struggling restaurants.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Public panic has deepened in Daegu and North Gyeongsang Province, with 13 people from the areas confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 on Wednesday.