Expands and Broadens Taconic Biosciences’ Immuno-oncology Portfolio Application
RENSSELAER, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing drug discovery animal model solutions, expands its premier immuno-oncology portfolio with the launch of the new B2m-NOG mouse model.
Immuno-oncology leverages …Read More
Lyfebulb and Helsinn Announce the Winners of the Third Annual Lyfebulb-Helsinn Cancer Innovation Summit & Award
MONACO, PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO, AND NEW YORK, NY, USA, January 31, 2020: Lyfebulb, a patient empowerment platform that connects patients with industry to support user-driven innovation toward solutions in …Read More
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak a public health emergency of international concern.
In a statement on Thursday, January 30, the WHO said its committee agreed that "the outbreak now meets the criteria for a public health emergency of …Read More
More churches in the Diocese of Dumaguete will be receiving Quick Response (QR) Code markers as part of a digital tourism project of Smart Communications, Inc. in relation to the upcoming quincentennial or 500 years celebration of Christianity in the Philippines.
Msgr. Julius Perpetuo Heruela, …Read More
While this concept generally means parents should set an example for their children in many aspects of life, it can be the other way around, particularly in terms of caring for the environment.
This was the aim of the Department of Education's (DepEd) Taguig and …Read More
With the sudden surge in demand for face masks following the first confirmed 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) in the country, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said the supply shortage shall be temporary.
"Shortage is due to the sudden jump in demand …Read More
Fitch Solutions Macro Research forecasts a 9.4 percent growth for the Philippines' construction sector this 2020 and this is seen to be driven by public spending and foreign assistance as well as investments.
Build, Build, Build will remain a key policy supporting growth of the …Read More
Investing in retail treasury bonds (RTBs) is one way Negrenses could avail of government securities that are more convenient and affordable, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) has said.
As part of its campaign to make state bonds available to the public, the BTr conducted …Read More
Shipowners and operators have been advised to coordinate with the authorities and train their personnel in dealing with the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) after the first case of the viral disease in the country have been confirmed.
The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) advised ship owners …Read More
Government troops recovered war materials belonging to communist rebels after a firefight Thursday in the hinterlands of Tandag City, Surigao del Sur, an official said.
Capt. Jonald Romorosa, civil-military operations of the Army's 36th Infantry Battalion, said the rebel water materials consisting of high-powered firearms, …Read More
Despite the first confirmed case of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the Philippines, MalacaAang on Friday called on the public to stop hoarding and selling overpriced face masks.
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo issued the warning amid public fears over the possible spread of the deadly …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte's security aides have been directed to wear face masks as protection against the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the spokesperson of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) said on Friday.
Capt. Zeerah Blanche Lucrecia said PSG commander, Brig. Gen. Jose Eriel Niembra gave the …Read More
Ceres-Negros FC club owner Leo Rey Yanson has lauded his squad's feat of reclaiming the number one position in the latest Asian Football Confederation (AFC) club rankings in Southeast Asia.
The (top) ranking is really a reward for the hard work and sacrifices of the …Read More
Local carriers Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Cebu Pacific (CEB) on Thursday night announced that adjustments have been made in their flights to and from Chinese destinations amid the concerns about the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov).
CEB will reduce flights to and from mainland China, Hong Kong, …Read More
Accommodation establishments in this summer resort city are also assuring the public they can respond to emergencies if there will be a 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) case here.
Andrew Pinero, spokesperson of the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio (HRAB) said, on Friday they monitor …Read More
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) forecasts January 2020 inflation rate to go up to as high as 3.3 percent, with the lower end of the projection at 2.5 percent, due to upticks in the prices of the liquified petroleum gas (LPG) and selected food …Read More
Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong announced on Friday the cancelation of the opening parade of the month-long Panagbenga or the Baguio Flower Festival to help in preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) that has killed more than 170 people in Wuhan, China with …Read More
The provincial government of Guimaras has imposed a temporary ban of guests particularly from affected areas of China as a precautionary measure amid the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak.
Guimaras Governor Samuel Gumarin through Executive Order No. 15, which he signed Friday, also directed mayors of …Read More
To protect the province from the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Iloilo's provincial and local governments have separately called for the temporary suspension of international flights to and from the province through the Iloilo International Airport in Cabatuan town.
On Thursday, Iloilo Governor Arthur …Read More
All public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers and conductors on Friday were ordered to wear face masks at all times while on duty due to the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV).
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) memorandum circular (MC) 2020-005 also calls for "all …Read More
Archbishop Jose Palma said on Wednesday he will leave it to the faithful to decide on how to receive the holy communion, either by hand or tongue, amid the global scare on the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
In receiving communion, some are suggesting better to …Read More
None of the more than 1,000 Chinese workers at two coal-fired power plants here is afflicted with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), authorities said Thursday.
Mayor Jocelyn CastaAeda, her consultant, lawyer Jose Michael Operario and the GN Power denied the presence of the deadly virus in …Read More
Some 212 victims of the January 25 fire that razed around 40 houses in Barangay Mahogany here received assistance from Senator Christopher Lawrence Bong Go on Thursday.
Go personally led the distribution of financial aid to the victims--including food and non-food items--to the 62 families …Read More
The two Philippine Navy (PN) ships, which were tasked to repatriate overseas Filipino workers in the Middle East, are headed for Muscat, Oman after a three-day stop to refuel at the East Container Terminal in Sri Lanka.
In a statement on Friday, Lt. Commander Maria …Read More
The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) donated four truckloads of seized illegal lumber to earthquake-affected municipalities in Davao del Sur.
Thursday's delivery of "hot" lumber was received by Davao del Sur Gov. Douglas Cagas to help local …Read More
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) plans to evacuate the first batch of voluntary repatriates from the virus-hit China by next week upon clearance from the Chinese authorities.
"The DFA intends to repatriate the first batch of Filipinos next week subject to China's rules on …Read More
Cloudy skies and light rains will be experienced in most regions of Luzon due to the northeast monsoon (amihan) on Friday, the weather bureau said.
In its 4 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the regions of Ilocos, …Read More
A municipal councilor was shot dead by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen along the national highway here on Thursday afternoon, police said.
Manhunt had been launched, said Maj. Julhamin Asdani, Sultan Kudarat municipal police office chief, after the murder of Jordan Abdulrahman Ibrahim, chairperson of Barangay Pilar, …Read More
Following the confirmation of the first case of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte has given his permission for the temporary travel ban on visitors from Wuhan City and entire Hubei province in China, Senator Christopher Lawrence Go said on …Read More
Residents affected by Typhoon Ursula that hit Biliran province in Eastern Visayas in December 2019 received calamity and relief assistance from the Office of the President, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), National Housing Authority, and Senator Christopher Lawrence Bong Go on Thursday.
Go …Read More
Supreme Court Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta is urging court personnel throughout the country to wear masks inside courtrooms, halls of justices and judiciary buildings.
"Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta encourages all court personnel to observe proper hand and respiratory hygiene, and safe food practices pursuant to …Read More
A labor group on Friday urged the government to provide free standard face masks to poor citizens residing and working in areas identified as high-risk areas for virus exposure.
Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) president Raymond Mendoza made the call a day after …Read More
Negros Occidental's provincial government has led local government units (LGUs) in formalizing a partnership with state labor agencies for the campaign against illegal recruitment.
On Thursday, the ceremonial signing of the memorandum of agreement on the convergence of illegal recruitment-free (IR-free) LGUs was attended by …Read More
The Department of Health (DOH) central office is sending its epidemiological team here to conduct a contact-tracing to identify the persons who had come into contact with the Chinese woman who tested positive of the novel coronavirus � the first in the country � during …Read More
As the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus (2019 nCov) in the Philippines, local carriers on Friday announced they are already coordinating with the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) and now contacting fellow passengers of the Chinese woman.
The Chinese patient …Read More
Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Friday enjoined the public to cooperate with the government as it intensified its fight against the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the country.
Andanar urged Filipinos to avoid crowded places and practice proper hygiene to help …Read More
A memorandum of agreement (MOA) that would push for the full implementation of the drug-free workplace policy in private establishments will be formalized before the first quarter of the year ends.
Ma. Graziella B. Tanaleon, information officer of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 6 …Read More
The Department of Health-Center for Health Development 6 (Western Visayas) has urged the public to remain calm but vigilant as it emphasized that there is no known confirmed case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the region.
Health officials on Thursday confirmed they are monitoring …Read More
The provincial government of Negros Oriental on Thursday received a PHP1-million incentive, as well as various equipment from the Department of Health (DOH), for being a malaria-free province.
DOH-7 (Central Visayas) regional director, Dr. Jaime Bernadas led the turnover ceremony at a local hotel here, …Read More
The Maguindanao provincial health office has launched Thursday its massive information campaign on the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCov), even as the province's health workers continue the anti-polio vaccination.
Dr. Elizabeth Samama, Maguindanao health chief, told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) in a phone interview that …Read More
Families with houses that were badly damaged by Typhoons Tisoy and Ursula in Eastern Visayas will receive shelter assistance of up to PHP30,000, an official of the National Housing Authority (NHA) confirmed on Thursday.
This is quick-response cash assistance for qualified families affected by natural …Read More
MalacaAang on Friday allayed public fears over 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), ensuring the government is on top of the situation to stop the spread of infection in the country.
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo guaranteed that San Lazaro Hospital in Sta. Cruz, Manila, where the country's …Read More
Optiwave’s OptiSPICE Plugin enables optoelectronic circuit simulation in Tanner EDA tools from Mentor, a Siemens business
OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Optiwave Systems Inc., the leading provider of optical component and system design tools, today announced the immediate availability of its OptiSPICE plugin …Read More
Two students from Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) were named winners of the Japan International Cooperation Agency's (JICA) first nationwide video blog contest for students and young professionals in the country.
Both twenty-year-olds Shannefamel Almazan and Prince Loyd Besorio weaved a story on …Read More
Schools near the Governor Corazon Legaspi-Cabagnot Memorial Training Center where 11 Chinese nationals are quarantined for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) suspended classes as ordered by the local chief executive of Kalibo, Aklan.
Kalibo Mayor Emerson Lachica issued on Wednesday Executive Order No. …Read More
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Thursday confirmed a 38-year-old Chinese female is the first case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) in the country.
In a press briefing, Duque said the laboratory results of the patient arrived on Thursday from the Victorian Infectious Disease Reference …Read More
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Thursday said the PCG officer disarmed and arrested by Manila City Mayor Francisco Isko Moreno Domagoso was on duty guarding a shipment of African swine fever (ASF)-infested meat products from China.
In a statement, PCG spokesperson, Capt. Armando Balilo …Read More
A Nueva Ecija court has sentenced the recruiters of overseas Filipino worker (OFW), Mary Jane Veloso, to life imprisonment over separate large-scale illegal recruitment raps filed by three other complainants.
In her 28-page decision dated January 14, Nueva Ecija Regional Trial Court Branch 88 Judge …Read More
- The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday designated special commercial courts as competition courts to hear, try, and decide on cases involving violations of the Philippine Competition Act (PCA) and other competition-related laws.
In a circular dated January 28, Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez said …Read More