BALTIMORE, May 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WillScot Corporation (“WillScot”) (Nasdaq: WSC), the specialty rental services market leader providing innovative modular space and portable storage solutions across North America, today announced that Brad Soultz, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Matt Jacobsen, Vice President Finance,
Helsinn Group Announces Upcoming Presentation of Phase 3b data of NEPA (fosnetupitant / palonosetron) IV at ASCO 2019
- The NEPA IV formulation was evaluated for safety in the AC setting.
Lugano, Switzerland, May 31, 2019 – Helsinn, a Swiss pharmaceutical group focused on building quality …Read More
VICTOR, N.Y., May 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today it will report financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended May 31, 2019, on Friday, June 28, 2019, before the open of
MANILA After serving for several years, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Authority (PDEA) on Friday handed over its 16 retired Narcotic Detection Dogs (NDDs), or K9s, to their adopters at the PDEA K9 Unit facility in Sitio Lambakin, Barangay Sto. Cristo in San Jose del Monte …Read More
MANILA The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Friday filed a criminal complaint before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against a Chinese national and 16 other persons involved in the importation of shabu worth PHP1.8 billion.
Facing charges for violation of Section 4 (importation of …Read More
MANILA Senator Aquilino Pimentel III on Friday backed President Rodrigo Duterte's advice to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to let go of the services of Smartmatic in the country's automated elections.
Pimentel, chair of the Senate committee on electoral reforms and people's participation, said the …Read More
MANILA The Philippine Army (PA) on Friday formally sent-off its 1st Brigade Combat Team (1BCT) for Sulu at Pier 13, South Harbor, Manila.
The estimated 1,500 officers and enlisted personnel will be transported by the Navy's strategic sealift BRP Tarlac (LD-601), Army spokesperson Lt. Col. …Read More
MANILA Over 1 million individuals have been arrested since June last year as the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) intensified the implementation of various ordinances.
Based on data given to the media by NCRPO chief, Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, a total of 1,069,691 violators …Read More
Smartmatic is a response to concerns raised but does not mean it diminishes the credibility of the recently-concluded 2019 midterm elections.
"The President's MANILA MalacaAang on Friday clarified that President Rodrigo R. Duterte's remarks against latest remarks on Smartmatic does not mean that the just-concluded …Read More
MANILA A staunch anti-drug advocate lawmaker on Friday renewed his call for all members of the House of Representatives and their staff to submit to mandatory drug testing once the 18th Congress opens on July 1.
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers said the …Read More
MANILA The Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army's (CPP-NPA) unprovoked anti-personnel mine attack against a convoy carrying troops, local volunteers and foreign observers at Sitio Nasandigan, Barangay Kalabugao, Impasug-ong town, Bukidnon Thursday will further alienate them from the masses.
This was bared by Department …Read More
MANILA Most parts of the archipelago will continue to experience isolated rain showers, the weather bureau said on Friday.
In its 4 a.m. weather forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the frontal system affecting northern Luzon will bring cloudy skies …Read More
SINGAPORE Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe held talks Friday in Singapore, as the secretary worked to build the U.S.-China military relationship while reprimanding Chinese "bad behavior."
The two spoke on the sidelines of the annual Shangri-La defense forum, as …Read More
MANILA The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Friday stressed that only tapioca starch and not shabu was auctioned off at the Manila International Container Port (MICP) last month.
As far as the BOC is concerned, what was auctioned in April 2019 was Tapioca Starch which …Read More
MANILA Focus crimes in Metro Manila decreased 57 percent on the first 35 months of the Duterte administration compared to the last 35 months of the previous administration.
Based on figures released by the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) obtained by the Philippine News …Read More
MANILA Senator Panfilo Lacson said Friday he has drafted a resolution expressing support for the leadership of Senate President Vicente Sotto III amid talks of a possible leadership change in the upper chamber for the 18th Congress.
"Nag-draft ako ng resolution. Para magkaalaman sa kasamahan …Read More
MANILA A Quezon City court has sentenced Reynaldo Parojinog Jr., the son of Reynaldo Sr., the slain former Ozamiz City mayor-turned-drug lord, to life imprisonment on drug-related charges.
"Judgment is hereby rendered finding accused Reynaldo Parojinog, Jr. y Engracia guilty beyond reasonable doubt of violation …Read More
MANILA The Court of Appeals (CA) upheld the suspension of two policemen who ordered a man to strip before groping him in a bus station six years ago.
In a 10-page decision dated May 22, Associate Justice Evalyn Arellano-Morales of the appellate court's Special 22nd …Read More
MANILA The Department of National Defense (DND) is ready to answer and expressed confidence that the allegations made by militant groups through the writ of amparo and habeas data petitions they have filed will be proven false and dismissed before the courts.
"The DND is …Read More
MANILA Aside from giving the Philippine Navy's (PN) first dedicated anti-subsurface platforms, the two newly-acquired AgustaWestland (now Leonardo) AW-159 "Wildcat" anti-submarine helicopters will also extend the capabilities of the two Jose Rizal-class missile frigates being constructed by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).
Navy …Read More
MANILA After the departure of Canadian wastes from the port of Subic on Friday morning, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has withdrawn his order for the recall of the Filipino ambassador and consuls to Canada.
"To our recalled posts, get your flights back. Thanks …Read More
MANILA President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday advised the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to let go of the services of Smartmatic in the country's automated elections.
"I would like to advise Comelec now - hindi ko na lang hintayin (I'll just not wait for it) …Read More
MANILA Japanese companies have committed to support the various transportation projects being implemented in the country, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said.
DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade and other transportation officials had a series of meetings with Japanese firms this week in Tokyo, Japan.
They also …Read More
MANILA The Philippine government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), on Friday called on parties concerned "to exercise restraint" to avoid an escalation of tensions in the Middle East amid reported attacks in Saudi Arabia.
"The Philippine government calls on all parties to the …Read More
MANILA Militant groups who filed a writ of amparo and habeas data still have nothing to celebrate as the Supreme Court's (SC) resolution issued May 28 "is a procedure of the writs and an exercise of its prerogatives."
This, according to Armed Forces of the …Read More
MANILA The Diocese of Cubao has begun the process for the beatification and canonization of a Filipino teenager.
This, after the Vatican, through Cardinal Angelo Becciu, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, declared Darwin Ramos as Servant of God, the preliminary step …Read More
MANILA Senate President Vicente Sotto III said on Friday that his fate as the chamber's leader is up to the senators.
It's the Senate who decides who their leader is. I only serve at the pleasure of senators. If there will be a resolution, supporting …Read More
MANILA A ranking partylist lawmaker at the House of Representatives on Friday expressed his full support for President Rodrigo Duterte's call for the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to dispose of Smartmatic, which has been providing the automated counting machines for the past four elections.
We …Read More
MANILA MalacaAang on Friday confirmed that President Rodrigo R. Duterte has approved the sale of the Marcos jewelry collection through public auction.
"The Palace confirms that the President acquiesced to selling the jewelry collection worth PHP700 million of Ilocos Norte 2nd District Rep. Imelda Marcos …Read More
MANILA MalacaAang on Friday condemned the recent killing of a Dutch national by the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG).
"We condemn, in the strongest terms, the death of Mr. Ewold Horn, a Dutch national kidnapped and had been held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf Group …Read More
MANILA Sectoral offices and attached agencies of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) are on heightened alert status in preparation for the opening of classes on June 3.
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade instructed officials of the department to ensure a safe and secure travel for students …Read More
MANILA The Philippine National Police (PNP) will implement the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP), commonly known as the 'number coding scheme' inside Camp Crame beginning Monday to ease parking woes.
Brig. Gen. Rene Pamuspusan, Headquarters Support Service (HSS) director, said that under the scheme, …Read More
MANILA The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has released the schedule of the public panel interview of hopefuls vying for a Supreme Court (SC) post, to be vacated by Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo who will compulsorily retire on July 29.
The first batch, slated …Read More
MANILA The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will tackle the call of President Rodrigo Duterte to end ties with Smartmatic in its next en banc session, an official said Friday.
"And we have a lot of aspects from the statement of the President that needs to …Read More
BALTIMORE, May 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WillScot Corporation (“WillScot”) (Nasdaq: WSC), the specialty rental services market leader providing innovative modular space and portable storage solutions across North America, today announced that Brad Soultz, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Tim Boswell, Chief Financial Officer,
WATERLOO, Ontario, May 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies (NYSE: TDY) company and global leader in machine vision technology, is pleased to announce its new Genie Nano-CXP series, a CoaXPress line of CMOS area scan cameras that redefine performance and feature
MANILA The Freedom of Information (FOI) which President Rodrigo Duterte imposed through an executive order to boost his fight against corruption right at the start of his administration in 2016 was among the major topics discussed at a forum during the World Press Freedom Day …Read More
MANILA Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said Thursday the measure establishing a regulatory framework for the development of Islamic banks would enable the country to tap into the growing pool of Islamic investors across the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
Gatchalian, who sponsored Senate Bill 2231, said …Read More
MANILA Parts of the tunnel boring machine for the Metro Manila Subway Project have started to arrive in the country.
Department of Transportation Assistant Secretary for Communications Goddess Hope Libiran on Thursday said the cutter head of the boring machine arrived in the Batangas Port …Read More
MANILA A vote-buying case was filed on Thursday against newly-elected Quezon City mayor Joy Belmonte and vice mayor Gian Sotto with two others at the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
In a three-page complaint affidavit, PDP-Laban campaign manager Michael Defensor and secretary general Edwin Rodriguez said …Read More
MANILA Only left-leaning groups are opposed to the proposal to make the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) mandatory for Grade 11 and 12 students.
This was the reaction of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs office chief Col. Noel Detoyato when asked to …Read More
MANILA Outgoing Senator Loren Legarda on Thursday said she is ready to chair any committee in the House of Representatives for the 18th Congress given her deep expertise at the Senate.
Legarda, who was elected as Antique representative for the new Congress, said she would …Read More
TAIPEI, TAIWAN A U.S. congressional bill to sanction companies that help China's expansion in a disputed Asian sea is expected to spark retaliation, if passed, without stopping Chinese maritime activity.
China might impose its own sanctions on U.S. companies or individuals or make it harder …Read More
MANILA The race for the House speakership is crucial in pushing for the legislative agenda of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, specifically on tax reform and federalism, a political analyst said on Wednesday.
"The Speakership race is crucial to the life of the nation because the …Read More
MANILA The military will deploy the 1st Brigade Combat Team (1BCT) to Sulu in line with ongoing efforts to neutralize the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) terrorists.
"Now that the election period is over and national candidates have been proclaimed, we are redeploying forces to security …Read More
MANILA The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Thursday filed criminal tax complaints before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against five delinquent corporate taxpayers for failure to pay taxes amounting to PHP71 million.
The five corporations were Lucky Builders Center Corporation and its corporate officer …Read More
MANILA The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday urged victims of cyberbullying to report these incidents to the nearest police station and file charges against the suspects.
PNP spokesperson, Col. Bernard Banac said from January 2017 to March 2019, there were 22 recorded cases of …Read More
MANILA President Rodrigo R. Duterte's directive to eliminate red tape in government has been paying off, the head of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) said on Wednesday.
This, as the Philippines improved its ranking in the World Competitiveness Yearbook 2019 published by the International Institute …Read More
MANILA In line with ongoing efforts to counter violent extremism, actor and Philippine Army (PA) reservist, probationary 2nd Lt. Matteo Guidicelli, on Tuesday went to Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao to talk about the youth's role in peace-building.
Around 500 persons participated in the forum, which …Read More
MANILA One of the two strategic sealift vessels of the Philippine Navy (PN), the BRP Tarlac (LD-601), will undergo dry-docking and other related repairs.
This was bared in a bid bulletin posted at the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System website by the PN Bids and …Read More