Despite the current unemployment rate, the number of people applying for roles in December was the lowest in five years, with 2.2 million job applications made. That’s according to the latest real-time statistics from the world’s largest network of job boards, Broadbean Technology Job seekers have their biggest holiday in five years Broadbean’s data revealed that there was a ...

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Senior Reporter IN just a short time, United States-based Professional Fighters League (PFL) has positioned itself as a mixed martial arts organization of note, and it is looking to further its growth and showcase its brand of combat sports action to more areas in the world. Founded by former fighter Ray Sefo in 2017, the ...

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Senior Reporter TOKYO Olympics-bound boxer Irish Magno is looking to make up for lost time as her preparation for the Games was disrupted by the coronavirus last year. Speaking on Tiebreaker Vods’ So She Did! podcast from their training “bubble” at INSPIRE Sports Academy in Laguna on Sunday, Ms. Magno said it was a welcome ...

THE Philippine Pro Gaming League (PPGL) returns this year and is set to roll out Riot Games titles all year-round. Established in 2018 by Mineski Philippines, the official license holder of Riot Games esports, and operated in partnership with Globe Telecom, the PPGL is to host in 2021 year-round tournaments for the first-person shooter game Valorant and mobile MOBA game ...

Golden State Warriors escape 19-point hole, stun LA Lakers JAMES Harden collected 34 points and 12 assists, Kevin Durant added 30, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 36.8 seconds left and the Brooklyn Nets outlasted the Milwaukee Bucks for a 125-123 victory on Monday night in New York. Harden became the first Net to get a 30-point game in his first ...

Anticipation quickly turned to frustration as scores of players found themselves unable to leave their hotel rooms in compliance with Australian government rules designed to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. They thought they knew what they were getting into as they arrived in the country for the Australian Open; after all, protocols had been communicated to them way ...

GENEVA — An independent panel said on Monday that Chinese officials could have applied public health measures more forcefully in January to curb the initial COVID-19 outbreak, and criticized the World Health Organization (WHO) for not declaring an international emergency until Jan. 30. The experts reviewing the global handling of the pandemic, led by former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen ...

JOHANNESBURG — Previous infection with the coronavirus may offer less protection against the new variant first identified in South Africa, scientists said on Monday, although they hope that vaccines will still work. Studies also found that the new variant binds more strongly and readily to human cells. That helps explain why it seems to be spreading around 50% quicker than ...

WASHINGTON — US President-elect Joe Biden plans to quickly extend travel restrictions barring travel by most people who have recently been in much of Europe and Brazil soon after President Donald Trump lifted those requirements effective Jan. 26, a spokeswoman for Mr. Biden said. Mr. Trump signed an order Monday lifting the restrictions he imposed early last year in response ...

There’s no question the rising rate of unemployment is one of the worst consequences of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The number of Australians seeking work is heading towards 10%, almost double the pre-pandemic Australian average of just over 5%. It’s well established that unemployment is associated with adverse health outcomes, but those who keep their jobs aren’t likely ...