PureCircle and Merisant Renew Stevia Supply Agreement

Leading Tabletop Sweetener Company Will Increase Its Purchases of Great-Tasting Ingredients From Top Global Stevia Supplier

CHICAGO, May 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PureCircle (LSE: PURE), the world’s leading producer and innovator of stevia sweeteners, has entered into a new stevia supply agreement with Merisant, …

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Isolated rains over PH Thursday

MANILA Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers will continue to prevail over the whole archipelago on Thursday, the weather bureau said.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) added that this weather condition is caused by localized thunderstorms.

Flash floods …

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Port truck drivers undergo surprise drug test

MANILA The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Thursday conducted simultaneous surprise drug tests on truck drivers and K-9 sweeping in key ports nationwide to detect concealed illegal drugs.

Dubbed as Oplan Harabas, PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino said the drug test was in coordination …

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Another Japanese destroyer to visit SBMA

MANILA The JS Samidare (DD-106), a Murasame-class destroyer of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), will dock at the Alava Wharf of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) in Olongapo City for a goodwill visit from Friday to Sunday.

Captain Jonathan Zata, Philippine Navy spokesperson, …

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New Senate won’t be Palace rubber stamp

MANILA Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Thursday assured that the Senate would not be a rubber stamp of the Duterte administration under the 18th Congress.

In a news conference, Sotto said the upper chamber would remain independent, transparent and sincere amid the looming dominance …

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No failure of polls in Lanao del Sur this year

MANILA Authorities succeeded in thwarting attempts to sow violence and ensuring a peaceful and orderly mid-term polls in Lanao del Sur, one of Mindanao's known election hotspots.

In his tweet late Tuesday, Assemblyman and Marawi Crisis spokesperson Zia Alonto Adiong lauded the accomplishment.

As far …

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