Lugano, Switzerland, São Paulo, Brazil, and Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 2, 2019 – Helsinn, a Swiss pharmaceutical group focused on building quality cancer care products, together with Blanver Farmoquímica e Farmacêutica S.A., a Brazilian company focused on innovative products with high quality medicines and active …Read More
MANILA Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones commended the works of the Research Center for Teacher Quality (RCTQ) and underscored its important role as the DepEd pivots from enhancing access to ensuring quality basic education.
I'm so pleased that there is an institution …Read More
MANILA A lawmaker at the House of Representatives is pushing for a zero hunger, food rescue program by mobilizing restaurants and other food establishments to donate surplus food to chosen charities and non-profit organizations.
According to a statement on Monday, Bagong Henerasyon Party-list Rep. Bernadette …Read More
MANILA President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order adjusting the percentage of net earnings to be declared by the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) and the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP).
Executive Order 89, signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea by the …Read More
MANILA The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has assured the public that they are on the course of its strategic blueprint for the implementation of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys).
PhilSys, the foundational identification system that aims to provide a valid proof of identity for all …Read More
MANILA The Land Transportation Office (LTO) on Monday encouraged drivers and commuters alike to file complaints against abusive public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers and LTO personnel following their recognition of multimedia reporter Gillian Cortez for filing a lasciviousness complaint against an abusive Grab driver.
Lawyer …Read More
MANILA Tropical storm Liwayway will bring scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over Cagayan Valley and Aurora, the weather bureau said on Monday afternoon.
Liwayway was last seen some 400 kilometers east northeast of Baler, Aurora, heading north northwest at 30 kilometers per hour (kph).
It …Read More
MANILA As most Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are parents who took the leap of leaving the country to provide for their children's education, an officer of a group of OFWs in the Philippines on Monday said direct coordination with police is necessary to ensure that …Read More
MANILA The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has dismissed the election protest filed against Pasig City Mayor Victor Ma. Regis "Vico" Sotto by his predecessor, Robert Eusebio, for insufficiency in form and substance.
In a unanimous decision, the poll body's Second Division junked the election protest …Read More
MANILA President Rodrigo Duterte has transferred the chairmanship of the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) to the Department of Natural Resources (DENR).
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, by authority of the President, signed Executive Order 90 on Aug. 28 and a copy of the document was …Read More
MANILA Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso on Monday said his administration will now implement the city's curfew hours for minors in "full blast".
In an ambush interview with the media, Domagoso said there is a new city ordinance which seeks to establish protection and …Read More
MANILA MalacaAang shrugged off the remark made by self-exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair Jose Maria Sison that President Rodrigo Duterte's raising the arbitral ruling before Chinese President Xi Jinping was a purposeless exercise.
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the Palace would …Read More
MANILA Two police officers from the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) in Western Visayas were bestowed with the "Medalya ng Kadakilaan" on Monday for saving the lives of fellow passengers in a sea mishap at the Iloilo-Guimaras Strait early last month.
After Monday's flag ceremony, …Read More
MANILA After 19 years of waiting, piling works for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1 Cavite Extension have finally started on September 1.
Following completion of ground investigation and foundation design works, the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) has started piling works from Dr. …Read More
MANILA Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Sunday said the Philippines can trust China to honor the agreements it entered with the country but must also be cautious amid tensions over claims in the West Philippine Sea (WPS).
"Of course we trust China on their words. …Read More
MANILA The trough of tropical depression Liwayway will bring light to heavy rain showers in some areas in the Visayas and Mindanao on Monday.
In its severe weather bulletin #2, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said affected areas include the regions …Read More
MANILA The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) lauded on Monday three of its personnel, who were named among the 2019 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipino Award for Soldiers (MFOFAS) at its headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
The soldiers, Lt. Col. John Paul Baldomar and …Read More